Teaching your little ones to be citizens of the world

Encouraging your children to participate in different activities is an excellent way to let them learn about the world around them. Although volunteer activities often focus on helping others, they offer numerous physical, mental, and social benefits to children.  Some of the benefits of such activities for your kids are:

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Racing Cars at Big and Tiny Santa Monica

Today we raced cars at Big and Tiny Santa Monica. We made a ramp out of cardboard and then used our favorite colors to paint the cardboard ramp so that we could watch the pain flow down the ramp.  We used all recycle materials including an old cardboard box to

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Making Seed Bombs with Mr. Anthony & Hello Bello

To wrap up #earthmonth we made some seed bombs with Mr. Anthony! These easy to create seed bombs bring sustainable beauty that lasts far beyond the month of April. What is a seed bomb? A seedbomb is a little ball made up of a combination of compost, clay and seeds. What

Read More

Dr. Barbara Sturm on Work Life Balance

We held a skincare masterclass for Big and Tiny moms with Dr. Barbara Sturm – one of the most renowned skincare doctors in the world – who’s known for her anti inflammatory  philosophy and non-surgical anti aging skin treatments. Then we asked her some questions about what it’s like to

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Why paternity leave benefits the whole family

What are the primary benefits of taking paternity leave? As a new parent, it is likely that you have a fair number of challenges to undertake. This means getting yourself ready to face up against many things that are brand new to you – diapers, late nights, spit up!! If

Read More

Music with Mr. Rioji at Big and Tiny Santa Monica

Today, at Big and Tiny Santa Monica, we explored through music with our favorite music teacher Mr. Rioji! Music class is one of our favorite enrichment activities at Big and Tiny.  First, we learned all the names of the instruments. Mr. Rioji brought guitars, drums, ukulele’s, shakers and more!! After learning

Read More

Making Lanterns with Mr. Anthony & Hello Bello

Learn how to make fun & creative lanterns with any type of paper – use old art projects, magazines, or construction paper. All you need is a pair of scissors, paper and tape for this fun craft!  MATERIALS 1. Scissors 2. Tape 3. A piece of 8.5 x 11 paper

Read More

Make a 2021 intention frame

Set your 2021 intentions by framing your wishes and hanging them in your bedroom – don’t by shy, wish as much as you want! MATERIALS  Popsicle sticksGluePaintButtonsYarnA photo of your intentions and wishes STEP BY STEP  Decorate your popsicle stick in anyway you like! Be creative! Once the glitter/paint is

Read More

Make your own snow globe!

Who doesn’t love a snow globe? Creating your own truly is the gift that keeps on giving! MATERIALS  A mason jar Epoxy glue Glycerin GlitterA figurine of your choosingDistilled water STEP BY STEP  Glue the figurine to the inside lid of the mason jar using the epoxy glue. Let it

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Make your own polar bear with funky hair!

Use what nature gives you to fashion your own polo bears! See below to find out more. MATERIALS  1 Paper plateWhite flowers or petals: hydrangeas, carnations or otherBlack market penElmer non toxic glueWhite paintScrap paper https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPFtgOy4j_c STEP BY STEP  Cut and add some ears to the back of the plate.

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Make your own Penguin

How cute are these?Why not get creative and add colored beards, hats and hair to create a whole family for adorable little pebble penguins. MATERIALS  A rockA cotton ballOrange construction paperGoogly eyesGlueScissors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DwXVYBnGsI STEP BY STEP  Cut out a diamond shape and two triangles from the orange construction paper. Set

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Make your own Winter Ornament

Need more ornaments around the house? Who doesn’t!? Check out our youtube video and follow the step by step below to guide you through this delightful winter project. MATERIALS  White craft glue 15 to 20 pieces of wagon-wheel pasta (mixture of large and small) per ornament White acrylic paint Paintbrush String or ribbon 

Read More

Exploring Life & Business with Keltse Bilbao of Big and Tiny

By Voyage LA. Today we’d like to introduce you to Keltse Bilbao. Hi Keltse, can you start by introducing yourself? We’d love to learn more about how you got to where you are today? Originally from Spain, I’ve lived in many countries and cities around the globe. Besides traveling and

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Team Spotlight – Mr Anthony

Mr Anthony has been in the Big and Tiny family since the very beginning. He was one of our first educators when we opened our Santa Monica location in 2018. He’s also a regular fixture on Big and Tiny’s Youtube channel and IGTV with Zoom classes, arts & crafts videos

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Team Spotlight – Miss Monica

Monica joined the Big and Tiny in Summer 2020 but it feels she’s been in the family forever! She looks after the  pre-school group at our Santa Monica location. Read on to learn more about Monica! Describe yourself in two sentences.I think I would describe myself as gregarious, hard-working, and

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Make your own Holiday Calendar

We love this holiday calendar inspired by Wundertuetchen. Check out our youtube video and follow the step by step below to guide you through this delightful project. MATERIALSTiny kraft paper bags (easily available online)TwineMarkersA long stickSticks or brown pipe cleaners for antlers A hole punchScissorsPoms Bonus materials:-Pine or holly-Glue gun

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Make your own Turkey Puppet

Mr. Anthony makes a turkey puppet! 🦃 Gobble gobble! We got together with our friends @hellobello to make a special thanksgiving project. @mranthonyreads is back to show you how to make a friend to bring to the holiday table. MATERIALSBrown and orange cardstock paperLeavesGlue3/4-inch circle punch2 1/2-inch circle punch (optional)Googly

Read More

Member’s Spotlight – Blaise Cannon

Blaise is a marketer, architect and devoted dad to Atlas. We learn more about his incredible career and loved hearing about his parenting tips. Describe a typical work day?I wake up at 5.30 to jog in my neighborhood, I get my exercise out of the way because when I get

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Partner post by Sunnie: How to Balance Sugar, Sweets & Treats

Sunnie provide the little ones at Big and Tiny with lunch and snacks to keep them energized and nourished throughout the day! We wanted to share the important information provided by their in-house nutritionist, Jill Castle, MS, RDN, on balancing sugar and treats with children. Kids eat more sugary foods

Read More

Member’s Spotlight – Kate Insley

Kate is a designer and mother to Penelope. She has been a member of our Silver Lake location since we opened! From the UK and having lived in NYC, she had to find a support system in LA. Read on to find out more!  What do you do?I design retail

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Member’s Spotlight – Baja B

Beja is a professional photographer and mother of two. We talk about how she got into photography and the all important balance between pursuing her passion and motherhood. Check out her work here. How would you describe your style of photography?If I had to define it, I’d say my style is

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Big and Tiny Stories- Antonia Malim (Née Plunket)

Antonia Plunkett is a hospitality consultant, from London living in Echo Park, LA with her husband, son Jack and their dog Kodak. She was brought up in France where her love for food and beautiful establishments started. She has worked in the hospitality industry in London, Hong Kong, Italy and

Read More

Taking care of Big and Tiny

Upon your first visit to Big and Tiny, chances are you noticed Keltse Bilbao somewhere in the building. Like the beautiful design at each location, Keltse seems to be a permanent feature at Big and Tiny. Whether it’s sitting at a table typing away on her laptop, helping the staff,

Read More

The Best Co-working spaces for parents

By Goop Editor. Do all parents want every day to be take-your-kid-to-work day? Depending on a million variables, the answer might be a reluctant “not so much” or an emphatic “hell yeah” or, more likely, something in the middle. But imagine a world in which we all had the option.

Read More

Teaching your little ones to be citizens of the world

Encouraging your children to participate in different activities is an excellent way to let them learn about the world around them. Although volunteer activities often focus on helping others, they offer numerous physical, mental, and social benefits to children.  Some of the benefits of such activities for your kids are:

Read More

Racing Cars at Big and Tiny Santa Monica

Today we raced cars at Big and Tiny Santa Monica. We made a ramp out of cardboard and then used our favorite colors to paint the cardboard ramp so that we could watch the pain flow down the ramp.  We used all recycle materials including an old cardboard box to

Read More

Making Seed Bombs with Mr. Anthony & Hello Bello

To wrap up #earthmonth we made some seed bombs with Mr. Anthony! These easy to create seed bombs bring sustainable beauty that lasts far beyond the month of April. What is a seed bomb? A seedbomb is a little ball made up of a combination of compost, clay and seeds. What

Read More

Dr. Barbara Sturm on Work Life Balance

We held a skincare masterclass for Big and Tiny moms with Dr. Barbara Sturm – one of the most renowned skincare doctors in the world – who’s known for her anti inflammatory  philosophy and non-surgical anti aging skin treatments. Then we asked her some questions about what it’s like to

Read More

Why paternity leave benefits the whole family

What are the primary benefits of taking paternity leave? As a new parent, it is likely that you have a fair number of challenges to undertake. This means getting yourself ready to face up against many things that are brand new to you – diapers, late nights, spit up!! If

Read More

Music with Mr. Rioji at Big and Tiny Santa Monica

Today, at Big and Tiny Santa Monica, we explored through music with our favorite music teacher Mr. Rioji! Music class is one of our favorite enrichment activities at Big and Tiny.  First, we learned all the names of the instruments. Mr. Rioji brought guitars, drums, ukulele’s, shakers and more!! After learning

Read More

Making Lanterns with Mr. Anthony & Hello Bello

Learn how to make fun & creative lanterns with any type of paper – use old art projects, magazines, or construction paper. All you need is a pair of scissors, paper and tape for this fun craft!  MATERIALS 1. Scissors 2. Tape 3. A piece of 8.5 x 11 paper

Read More

Make a 2021 intention frame

Set your 2021 intentions by framing your wishes and hanging them in your bedroom – don’t by shy, wish as much as you want! MATERIALS  Popsicle sticksGluePaintButtonsYarnA photo of your intentions and wishes STEP BY STEP  Decorate your popsicle stick in anyway you like! Be creative! Once the glitter/paint is

Read More

Make your own snow globe!

Who doesn’t love a snow globe? Creating your own truly is the gift that keeps on giving! MATERIALS  A mason jar Epoxy glue Glycerin GlitterA figurine of your choosingDistilled water STEP BY STEP  Glue the figurine to the inside lid of the mason jar using the epoxy glue. Let it

Read More

Make your own polar bear with funky hair!

Use what nature gives you to fashion your own polo bears! See below to find out more. MATERIALS  1 Paper plateWhite flowers or petals: hydrangeas, carnations or otherBlack market penElmer non toxic glueWhite paintScrap paper https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPFtgOy4j_c STEP BY STEP  Cut and add some ears to the back of the plate.

Read More

Make your own Penguin

How cute are these?Why not get creative and add colored beards, hats and hair to create a whole family for adorable little pebble penguins. MATERIALS  A rockA cotton ballOrange construction paperGoogly eyesGlueScissors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DwXVYBnGsI STEP BY STEP  Cut out a diamond shape and two triangles from the orange construction paper. Set

Read More

Make your own Winter Ornament

Need more ornaments around the house? Who doesn’t!? Check out our youtube video and follow the step by step below to guide you through this delightful winter project. MATERIALS  White craft glue 15 to 20 pieces of wagon-wheel pasta (mixture of large and small) per ornament White acrylic paint Paintbrush String or ribbon 

Read More

Exploring Life & Business with Keltse Bilbao of Big and Tiny

By Voyage LA. Today we’d like to introduce you to Keltse Bilbao. Hi Keltse, can you start by introducing yourself? We’d love to learn more about how you got to where you are today? Originally from Spain, I’ve lived in many countries and cities around the globe. Besides traveling and

Read More

Team Spotlight – Mr Anthony

Mr Anthony has been in the Big and Tiny family since the very beginning. He was one of our first educators when we opened our Santa Monica location in 2018. He’s also a regular fixture on Big and Tiny’s Youtube channel and IGTV with Zoom classes, arts & crafts videos

Read More

Team Spotlight – Miss Monica

Monica joined the Big and Tiny in Summer 2020 but it feels she’s been in the family forever! She looks after the  pre-school group at our Santa Monica location. Read on to learn more about Monica! Describe yourself in two sentences.I think I would describe myself as gregarious, hard-working, and

Read More

Make your own Holiday Calendar

We love this holiday calendar inspired by Wundertuetchen. Check out our youtube video and follow the step by step below to guide you through this delightful project. MATERIALSTiny kraft paper bags (easily available online)TwineMarkersA long stickSticks or brown pipe cleaners for antlers A hole punchScissorsPoms Bonus materials:-Pine or holly-Glue gun

Read More

Make your own Turkey Puppet

Mr. Anthony makes a turkey puppet! 🦃 Gobble gobble! We got together with our friends @hellobello to make a special thanksgiving project. @mranthonyreads is back to show you how to make a friend to bring to the holiday table. MATERIALSBrown and orange cardstock paperLeavesGlue3/4-inch circle punch2 1/2-inch circle punch (optional)Googly

Read More

Member’s Spotlight – Blaise Cannon

Blaise is a marketer, architect and devoted dad to Atlas. We learn more about his incredible career and loved hearing about his parenting tips. Describe a typical work day?I wake up at 5.30 to jog in my neighborhood, I get my exercise out of the way because when I get

Read More

Partner post by Sunnie: How to Balance Sugar, Sweets & Treats

Sunnie provide the little ones at Big and Tiny with lunch and snacks to keep them energized and nourished throughout the day! We wanted to share the important information provided by their in-house nutritionist, Jill Castle, MS, RDN, on balancing sugar and treats with children. Kids eat more sugary foods

Read More

Member’s Spotlight – Kate Insley

Kate is a designer and mother to Penelope. She has been a member of our Silver Lake location since we opened! From the UK and having lived in NYC, she had to find a support system in LA. Read on to find out more!  What do you do?I design retail

Read More

Member’s Spotlight – Baja B

Beja is a professional photographer and mother of two. We talk about how she got into photography and the all important balance between pursuing her passion and motherhood. Check out her work here. How would you describe your style of photography?If I had to define it, I’d say my style is

Read More

Big and Tiny Stories- Antonia Malim (Née Plunket)

Antonia Plunkett is a hospitality consultant, from London living in Echo Park, LA with her husband, son Jack and their dog Kodak. She was brought up in France where her love for food and beautiful establishments started. She has worked in the hospitality industry in London, Hong Kong, Italy and

Read More

Taking care of Big and Tiny

Upon your first visit to Big and Tiny, chances are you noticed Keltse Bilbao somewhere in the building. Like the beautiful design at each location, Keltse seems to be a permanent feature at Big and Tiny. Whether it’s sitting at a table typing away on her laptop, helping the staff,

Read More

The Best Co-working spaces for parents

By Goop Editor. Do all parents want every day to be take-your-kid-to-work day? Depending on a million variables, the answer might be a reluctant “not so much” or an emphatic “hell yeah” or, more likely, something in the middle. But imagine a world in which we all had the option.

Read More