Popcorn counting makes it so much more fun! I found this idea somewhere and I will link it when I can think straight! For right now here are the photos. We just got a popcorn maker too!
So I have been up to my ears in getting out winter stuff and sorting and donating and organizing and……Here are a few things that have been keeping me busy.
I finally got my sand and shells from Cape Cod on display. Found this neato glass jar and set it on the bookshelf. Reminds me of one of my favorite places daily….
Organizing with three people who all like their things a different way has been a challenge and a half. So in order to fix the ‘I don’t have a pencil I don’t have my homework I don’t have my anything’ I made these book bags. Each has their own bag with everything they would need for homework at the table OR to grab on the way out the door. They hang on clips in the car on the backs of the seats along with their water bottles. Each child has what they are working on in school (level wise) and the tools to study anywhere they may end up! The tray is for all of the magnets we have…letters, ABC and princesses!
Scrabble tiles and sight words make learning them fun…and they haven’t a clue.
Last but not least, I made them new chore charts. We needed to add some things so I started over. Cupcakes! Each day they can make 4 total cupcakes. On the back of each one is a daily task that has to be done. The toppings are the bonuses! I pay them based on the cupcakes they have completed. But in-completes earn nada!
and upon the first snow of the season brought us a letter from Santa and Christmas wish lists to fill out!
So this was my solution for an easy way to hang every little mitten and scarf. Easy for the girls to do. They dry faster. And I don’t have to pick up a mess on the floor after they throw around an entire basket of mittens looking for just the right one. Clothes pins dont leave holes like nails do and when you have three girls….holy cow do we have a ton of accessories!