Archives for March 2012

Family Devotionals: Easter Series- Week 2

This Week’s Topic: The Way to the Cross This Week’s Goal: To look at some of the events leading up to Jesus’ Crucifixion and how that shows his heart This Week’s Bible Reference: *Luke 19:45-48; Luke 20:9-19; Luke 22:7-38 *There are many important events/teachings, I only chose three in order to not be overwhelming. Feel free […]

Saturday Show & Tell Week #4 (3-30)

Last Week’s Featured Favorite: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring! My Oatmeal Kisses shares a unit on teaching her children about Weather. She uses many hands-on activities and sensory lessons that get her children involved in their learning. I especially love the activities on the letter Rr and using a medicine dropper to highlight the letter and […]

Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

  Wednesdays were our pizza nights. We would all work together to make a new pizza each week; flour would cover our hands and floor, there were missing ingredients (disappearing into mouths), and little fingerprints on the oven window in anticipation. Then we moved… we no longer had our favorite little grocery store to get […]

Guest Blogging Opportunities

Why Guest Blog for Cheerios and Lattes? The purpose behind Cheerios and Lattes is to share “little blessings” that we’ve discovered, created, or that have others have shared with us. If you would like to pass along a “little blessing” on the subject of kid-friendly activities, advice/encouragement for moms, recipes, DIY ideas, party ideas, crafts, […]

Resurrection Rolls

I must admit, sometimes cute little snack ideas look a lot better than they taste. However, that is NOT the case with Resurrection Rolls! This recipe has become a family Easter Morning Tradition in our home. If Resurrection/Empty Tomb Cookies seem a little too advanced for your little ones, then you will absolutely LOVE this […]

Paint Your Own Cinnamon-Sugar Toast

This is one of those activities that you can “personalize” for just about any holiday, special occasion, or a very fun breakfast.  I have done this with just about all levels of elementary school age students down to my youngest son who is one year old. Obviously, the painting skills vary but one thing is […]

Play, Where Learning Begins

Play (def.): the spontaneous activity of a child ( As an education major in college, I remember finding an entire section in a book on play and thinking, “How much is there to actually write that much on the subject of play!” As a teacher I soon learned there was more to it than I ever […]

Family Devotionals: Easter Series-Week 1

This Week’s Topic: Palm Sunday This Week’s Goal: To enter into the Easter season with a clear reminder that is all about Jesus This Week’s Bible Reference: Luke 6:46-49   Family Devotional  Activity:  Younger Children: Imagine that someone important is coming to your house (like the President). Discuss how you would prepare? (Would you change decorations? Would […]

Saturday Show & Tell Link Party #3 (3-24)

Join our Saturday Show & Tell! A place for you to share your projects, recipes, activities, and other favorite posts from the week. Join the link-up party and collect ideas!     <img src=”YourButtonImageURL” alt=”Cheerios and Lattes” width=”125″ height=”125″ />  

For The Love of Reading: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom- Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault (Click on the book to read more at  The 26 characters in this rhythmic, rhyming baby book are a lowercase alphabet with attitude. “A told b, and b told c, ‘I’ll meet you at the top of the coconut tree’”–which probably seemed like a […]