3 Easy Ideas for Sensory Play
Babies are sponges and of course we want to make sure that we’re giving them great learning experiences. Toy companies spend millions of dollars making you think that you need to buy them the newest, shiniest, flashiest toys to keep them happy, but in many cases simplicity and taking it back to the basics is the best thing you can do for your baby. Here are some easy ways to give your baby an amazing sensory play experience…without breaking the bank! Sensory Bag: This is so
Musical Yoga Invite + Giveaway!
Hey Music with Jennifer fans! Books and Cookies has paired with yogitoes to bring you Musical Yoga with Jennifer! All attendees receive 25% off products in-store that day, and advanced pay RSVPS automatically entered to win a FREE Manduka LiveON Kids Mat! Advanced payment RSVPs automatically entered to win a FREE LiveON Kids Mat joy for your little yogi Start your little yogi off on the right foot with our sustainable, eco-conscious LiveON Kids Mat, made from 100% reclaimable
Sensory Play Inspiration
There's more to sensory stimulation than beads in a water bottle and bubble making. Though those are both pretty awesome, we've been there, done that! Take your at-home Baby Play Time to the next level with household stuff like rice and blocks. You probably already have everything you need to get these easy, fun projects going and engage your little one with all five senses. We love these at-home sensory play tools! Get those tiny fingers, toes, nose, tongue, eyes and ears re
Craft Projects for the Handsy Toddler
Browsing through Pinterest and our favorite kids blogs, we're consitantly saving great ideas for Crafty Kids activities and birthday parties. I thought I'd share a couple of my favorite recent finds in the way of edible crafts for toddlers. All antural, gluten free, and NO COOKING required! Edible Play Dough This produces a super fun safe and edible dough that easily takes on color to create vibrant colors. Made from four easy ingredients likely already in your kitchen, this
Baby Play Date Invite + Giveaway!
Hey Baby Play Time goers and new friends! You're invited to our new BABY PLAY DATES in the park starting Thursday, June 19th! We’re bringing our popular Baby Play Time activity outdoors! Encourage your baby’s development through play and learning. You’ll enjoy 20-30 minutes of instructor lead, interactive parent-and-me activity from sensory stimulation, songs, tummy time, and storytelling to parenting discussion. Stay for the remainder of the time for free play with other ba
Children's Book Week 2014!
This week marks the 95th anniversary of Children's Book Week! On May 12-18, 2014, celebrate a love of books and reading in your home and community! "Cover to Cover, Coast to Coast" Children's Book Week originated in the belief that children's books and literacy are life-changers (here, here!). Established in 1919, Children's Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries,
Mother's Day Books and More
"To the world, you may be one person. But to at least one person, you may be the world" Moms are amazing. They cheer us up when we're sad, and take care of us when we're sick. They always support us. They sacrifice a lot for us. They always put their happiness ahead of their own. When reseraching Mother's Day ideas, I kept happening upon this quote: "A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pi