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Mom and Baby Classes in Red Deer, Calgary and Edmonton

Are you looking for Mom and Baby Classes or Mom and Toddler Classes in Red Deer, Calgary or Edmonton? Look no further! The Sweet Mama had you covered! From Mom & Baby to Mom & Tot to a colourful Preschool Class, we have something for every Mama!
Recent Posts Are you looking for a mom's group in Red Deer? A Moms Group in Edmonton? A Moms Group in Calgary? Then you have come to the right place!  Our decadent Sweet Mama &… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/03/mom-and-baby-classes-red-deer-calgary-edmonton/

Yarn Wrapped Hearts

These little hearts turned out adorable and are an awesome fine motor activity for kids. Preschoolers love the way the yarn feels as it is wrapped, so it is a bonus sensory experience!
Recent Posts These little hearts turned out adorable and were an awesome fine motor activity for my kiddo. My preschooler loved the way the yarn felt as she wrapped it as well, so … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/02/yarn-wrapped-hearts/

Gingerbread Playdough

A DIY homemade Gingerbread Playdough recipe, perfect for pretend baking in the kids kitchen or Christmas themed sensory play!
Recent Posts With the holidays coming quickly, we are getting our advent calendar activities ready. I really wanted this year with a toddler and grade schooler to be full of fun, … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/11/gingerbread-playdough/

Introducing: The SweetPlaydate, with Kids & Company

Have you heard our big news? We've created a new DROP IN playdate adventure for parents and families in Alberta, coming to a Kids & Company childcare site near you!
Recent Posts The Sweet Mama has proudly partnered with Kids & Company childcare to bring a new kind of playdate to town. Starting with Red Deer and branching out to Edmonton and a… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/introducing-sweetplaydate-kids-company/

Spooky, Squishy, Halloween Sensory Play

Keep your babies, toddlers, and big kids busy with this fun Halloween themed sensory play bag that is easy to make!
Recent Posts Both my kids love to stand at the window and play, so this time I decided to move our sensory play onto the window! What kid doesn't love squishing their fingers into… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/10/spooky-squishy-halloween-sensory-play/

DIY Baby Safe Kool-Aid Play Dough

Our recipe to make an awesome baby friendly play dough with a bunch of ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. Safe to consume (albeit salty), with a buttery smooth texture and amazing smell that everyone will enjoy squishing and shaping!
Recent Posts My oldest will spend hours playing with play dough (okay, by hours I mean lots of minutes, cause let's face it, no two year old spends hours doing anything except may… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/diy-baby-safe-kool-aid-play-dough/

DIY Spaghetti for Pretend Play

What's cooking in the kids play kitchen? Why some delicious spaghetti, of course! And it's all thanks to this beautifully simple craft.
Recent Posts Enhance dramatic playtime and imagination with this kids kitchen addition. Many children love to pretend to cook, play house, or even make believe they are in a restau… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/08/diy-spaghetti-pretend-play/

Popsicle Stick Canada Day Flag Craft

Show your patriotic side, and get crafty with the kids making these Canada Day flags out of Popsicle sticks!
Recent Posts With Canada Day fast approaching we decided to show our patriotic colours and create some red and white decor. Kiddo had a blast using several different mediums to pu… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/06/popsicle-stick-canada-day-flag-craft/

Rainbow Sorting Bean Sensory Play

A colourful sensory play idea for toddlers, preschoolers, and big kids. Keep little hands busy, or make a game out of it!
Recent Posts One of our favorite sensory bins is with beans! I use the beans as a base for many of our bins and just change out the things we play with in the beans, this one bein… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/05/rainbow-sorting-bean-sensory-play/

Frozen Jello Sensory Play

Beat the heat on those warm summer days, or bust boredom with this frozen Jello sensory play activity. Great for babies, toddlers, or preschoolers.
Recent Posts Beat the heat on those warm summer days, or bust boredom with this frozen Jello sensory play activity. Great for babies, toddlers, or preschoolers. Mmmm... It also sm… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/05/frozen-jello-sensory-play/

Ribbon Dancer

DIY Ribbon Dancers. The perfect sensory play item for baby, toddler, or preschooler.
Recent Posts Create a ribbon shaking sensory toy for your baby or big kid. It's so easy! These are perfect to dance with, to shake along to the music, or for a handmade take-home … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/05/ribbon-dancer/

Frozen Bugs Sensory Play

Make a Frozen Bugs sensory bin for your toddler, preschooler, or big kid to explore this summer.
Recent Posts We have been stuck inside a lot lately with a new baby, so I wanted to try and bring a little spring excitement inside. Using a handful of supplies we had kicking aro… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/05/frozen-bugs-sensory-play/

Cotton Candy Sensory Foam

Fast & easy sensory play for babies, toddlers, and big kids.
This is a quick and easy (and clean) sensory play idea you can whip up in a flash. Perfect for babies, toddlers, preschoolers AND big kids! SUPPLIES 1/4 cup water 2 tb… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2015/04/cotton-candy-sensory-foam/