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When the weather is great, there is nothing like some outdoor play. There is also nothing like some outdoor sensory tubs, because why would you want to clean corn kernels, rice and coffee out of your house? The following five … Read more
Since I posted the No Yeast Bread recipe a week ago, I kept getting requests for the gluten-free and the dairy-free vegan version. The gluten-free and the dairy-free no yeast breads I made tasted great, but they were not as … Read more
We decided to try no-mess finger painting. The best part of it was, well, the no mess part. The minuses included not enough sensory experience, since the kids couldn’t touch the paint and the fact that this artistic activity took … Read more
Mexican salad is a very versatile dish. Nutrient-rich and flavorful, this vegan salad can be taken to a picnic or packed in a lunch box. It is filling enough to be eaten by itself, or it can be used as … Read more
Stacking objects helps with hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and the early development of logic. Stacking plastic glasses is a simple activity, which is great for the kids to do while you are cooking dinner or otherwise don’t wish to … Read more
Salsa is usually made of colorful fruits and veggies, so that you get happy looking at your plate. This summer berries’ salsa is rich in various antioxidants, folic acid, iron and calcium, as well as potassium and magnesium, so it … Read more
This vegan and gluten-free quinoa dish is filling, flavorful, light and rich in protein. It can be enjoyed hot as a side dish or cold on a bed of greens.
Remember the wonderful colorful sensory moon sand? There is another game you can play with it. Read about geology with your child, tell them that in order to get to the remnants of ancient history, one needs to dig deep. … Read more
This sweet and sour chewy and decadent raw vegan candy is very easy to make. It is also full of vitamin C, protein, fiber, iron and potassium, unlike the more conventional types of candy. You can put each piece in … Read more
This weekend I hosted my son’s birthday party. The theme was construction and we played with trucks, excavators and sensory tubs, full of dirt to haul. No wonder, I wanted something more girly next, like the pink butterfly sensory tub! … Read more
What? Swiss chard in a salad? A lot less bitter and softer than kale, Swiss chard is rich in vitamins A, C, K , calcium, magnesium, manganese and potassium. If you slice it really thin and put it in a … Read more