kid-friendly crafts

Exploring Shapes at SAMA

Last week I hosted my second play date at The San Antonio Museum of Art, and we had another great turnout! Our theme for the day was shapes, and we read Hello Circulos! and When a Line Bends a Shape Begins. We circled up around this beautiful silver necklace and a milagros display nearby, looking […]

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Local Art Museum Playdates and Arte Kids Book Giveaway

I had the wonderful opportunity last month to attend a book launch party at the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) for their new children’s board book series, Arte Kids. There are three books (with more on the way), published in collaboration with local Trinity University Press, and the San Antonio Public Library Foundation. The […]

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Advent is Here

We lit the first candle on our Advent wreath last night. We hadn’t really been getting in the “Christmas mood” yet, but when I brought the Advent wreath, our nativity set, and a few other items out we were transformed. The kids were in a flurry and even created a snow party in their room […]

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An Advent Calendar about the Real Reason for the Season

Most Advent calendars seem to focus on kids getting more stuff each day until Christmas and then having an explosion of gifts to open on Christmas Day. I’m here to share something different. An Advent calendar that focuses on the real story of Christmas and the reason we anticipate it. This is a repost from […]

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