Space Week

This is the second time we’ve done Space Week, and it’s still one of my all-time favorites. We reused items we normally have stashed away in closets downstairs, like the cardboard spaceship (which we made last year) and the TARDIS (which was a lucky Facebook Marketplace find) and added a star tapestry and lots of … More Space Week

Music Week

Music has always been a constant in our house. I like singing and silly dancing with the girls, so this seemed like a natural theme for us. When my friend (who teaches music classes for kids) offered to let us borrow some instruments, I started to get super excited about it. This theme had a … More Music Week

Butterfly Week

There is an amazing place near us called Butterfly Wonderland, so I knew that I wanted to do a Butterfly week.  I find butterflies to be pretty fascinating anyway, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar is such a classic that I was excited about the chance to dive deeper into it.  I picked up a butterfly puppet for … More Butterfly Week

Under the Sea Week

Under the Sea Week has been so fun! The ocean has always fascinated me – in part because of the unending amount of creatures and colors, and in part because I think I may be part fish (I love swimming).  This week had a lot of water play and it was delightful (and only required … More Under the Sea Week

Dinosaur Week

Our first theme week was DINOSAUR WEEK and Ava (and I) absolutely loved it.  I was lucky to be able to borrow a lot of dinosaur toys and books from a mommy friend, which helped a ton! From my Theme Week post, here are what we did for our theme categories: Field Trip – We went to … More Dinosaur Week

Theme Weeks

I recently decided to start adding themes to our schedule at home, and honestly I love it.  Instead of having an infinite amount of activities to choose from, I can streamline it.  It makes planning and prepping SO much easier for me and lowers my stress during the week. I figured out that the biggest … More Theme Weeks