Each issue of Playful Picks includes links to projects and articles, and sometimes a peek at what we’re currently reading or creative products we love. I’ll also be linking to one or two past posts at Let’s Explore – after 4+ years of blogging, the archives are getting deep around here!
From the Let’s Explore Archives
Handmade Gifts – a round-up of our favorite projects for making & giving
Gift Idea: Book Series Sampler – gather the first books of 3-5 different series for a special bookworm in your life
Activities & Projects
Embroidery Hoop Rudolph Ornament :: Positively Splendid
Recipes to bake with your kids :: Simple Homeschool
10 Alternative Gift Ideas :: Mama Scout
Twiggy Star Ornaments :: Happy Hooligans
Kid-Quilted Tree Ornaments :: Toddler Approved!
Our girls often find a small game tucked in their stockings each year. Here are some of our tried-and-true favorites, small enough to fit inside a stocking:
- Rory’s Story Cubes and Action Cubes
- Five Crowns
- Animal Yahtzee
“Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”