Mr. and Mrs. Brown's granddaughter, Laura, is coming over, and Momma asks brother and sister to be "Mother's Helpers". At first they don't feel qualified for such a responsibility, but after some games, some stories and some tasty snacks, they realize that being a mother's helper is not only work - it is fun!
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Sparkle Crafts: Activity Inspiration Sticks
We all need a bit of inspiration from time-to-time, whether we’re looking for something to fill a few moments of down-time or an activity to do with a visiting friend. What we’ve cooked up is a simple three jar system, filled with activities for doing solo, enjoying with a friend, or tackling with a grown-up.
Martin & Sylvia: Saturdays! Printable Project Page: Animals Game
A printable for one of our favorite games! Here's how you play: One of you becomes a fairy man named Scudge Pundleman and transforms into the animal of your choice. While you transform, the others chant: “Scudge Pundleman, Scudge Pundleman.”
Sparkle Kitchen: Avocado Yogurt Dip
Just like Martin and Sylvia, any good mother's helper knows that it's important to give your younger charges a delicious, healthy snack. Today, we're going to talk about one you can grow in your own backyard.
Storybox Playlist: Stories for Mother's Day
This week we celebrate Mother's Day with several stories that honor not only the mothers in our lives, but also the mothering impulse in general.