Christmas Tree Tissue Paper Craft

Christmas tree tissue paper by number craft using addition for kids by Crayon Box Chronicles. #Christmas #mathactivity


Remember color by number as a kid? It was my go-to activity, so we’ve recreated it using tissue paper and mathematics. In the past, we’ve done turkey tissue paper by number and heart tissue paper by number crafts using simple numbers.  For our Christmas tree tissue paper by number craft, we’re making it more challenging by using addition. You can use addition, subtraction, multiplication, or simple numbers, depending on your child’s ability. Continue reading

10 Kids Books About Bullying

Books about bullying for young children

Incorporating kids books about bullying can help children learn the warning signs of bullying and encourage them to discuss their feelings and experiences with others. The effects of bullying can be serious and affect kids’ sense of safety and self-worth. Teaching children the simple act of kindness and encouraging others to do the same, goes a long way. Continue reading

Best Toys Sensory Seekers

Holiday Gift Guide - Best Toys and Therapy Tools for Sensory Seekers

Children with sensory processing disorder are constantly in search of ways to regulate their nervous systems and organize input coming from the environment.  There are varying levels of processing difficulties for a child with SPD.  The holidays can be very difficult with constant  stimuli and finding the best toys for sensory seekers can be challenging.  Many toys serve as wonderful therapeutic tools for children with special needs. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Books For Kids

20 Thanksgiving Books for Kids - Crayon Box Chronicles

Thanksgiving is a beautiful time of year to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends. This time of year—all year— helps us remember how important it is to give thanks and teach compassion and gratitude to our children.  Using books to help teach children is a wonderful, fun way to introduce the history of Thanksgiving and time-honored traditions.  Today’s Thanksgiving traditions differ greatly from the original 1621 harvest meal, but still, a feast indeed.  Continue reading