Games for Babies
Posted by Emily Elling
Becoming a mom has simply been the best thing that has ever happened to me. And aside from my kids and husband, my own mom and grandma are a few of the most important people in my life. So these next few days leading up to Mother’s Day, my kids and I (even baby Paul) are going to make extra-special handmade crafts to give as gifts to our favorite ladies. And the best part of these crafts? They all start with a FREE printable!
I’ve rounded up a few of my favorites, and hope they inspire and spark your imagination to get crafty this Mother’s Day!
12 Fantastic & Free Printables for Mother’s Day:
Posted by Selena Burgess
This may be Abby’s second spring around the moon – but it is clearly the best one she has had yet. Girl can walk and run and do all of the big girl things. More or less.
Click through for a typical day in the life of my 21 month old baby slash toddler girl as she wreaks havoc and discovers all of the wonders of spring. (Now that she can control where her feet go.)
Posted by Selena Burgess
You know how sometimes you forget about a toy? Or those with smaller parts…oh those blasphemous small parts. Sometimes they get lost in the pile(s).
A few years ago we were gifted this adorable wooden dollhouse. Complete with a solar panel roof. I know. I kept it out and organized for a while, but my boy never really got into it. In keeping with our Montessori approach to play at at home – I do try to keep on top of toy organization and keeping things at a minimum. Less is more.
Posted by Amnah Ibrahim
On a recent road trip through California, we had exhausted our resources to keep Zaynab entertained. Her sisters read books or worked on sewing projects. However, Baby Z just wriggled in her seat much of the time, completely uninterested in the toys I brought along to entertain her.
She napped a few hours and snacked every now and then. We also sang a few songs with her. At one point, someone opened their window and a huge gust of wind blew into the back seat. Zaynab giggled with delight. Hearing that precious little laugh and seeing that sweet smile was all we needed to turn it into a game. Soon we opened all the windows in the car. The car filled with wind and laughter!
Posted by Lauren Hartmann
I am finding an entirely new joy in having a toddler. Having an infant was wonderful in its own rite, but toddlers are seriously magical and I am in awe of all of the new experiences and little moments I am able to have with Fern now. It seems like every day she is growing and changing and becoming her own little person and it’s so much fun. But, with that fun comes a whole lot more energy, which means a whole lot more work for mama to keep her entertained. Check out a favorite activity as of late: treasure walks!