Painting Trees through the Seasons

Painting Trees through the Seasons
If you want to start a discussion about the different seasons, now is the perfect time. This nature activity, which can easily be done outside, is made using 4 twigs you can gather from your yard. Attach the twigs to … Read More...

Home-Made Toy Car Wash

Home-Made Toy Car Wash
I love projects like this… There is so much fun to be had and so much learning to do!  Visit the Filth Wizardry blog and discover how to use an old box, wrapping paper roll, felt, and a few other … Read More...

Paper Plate Loom

Paper Plate Loom

People seem to love when I share weaving projects so here you go… Discover how easy it is to weave small trivets using little more than a paper plate and leftover yarn. The folks over at Krokotak not only show … Read More...

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How to make a Stegosaurus Dinosaur

How to make a Stegosaurus Dinosaur
I have a whole drawer full of styrofoam balls and I never seem to have a fun project to do with them…  and then I ran across this amazing dinosaur! Sharon, from Crafts ‘n Coffee, created this Stegosaurus using a … Read More...

String Map Art

String Map Art

It seems like I have been seeing a lot of state related crafts lately. Especially ones that feature a heart covering the city you live in. While I have an amazing wooden state heart wall hanging my kids bought me, … Read More...

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream

Rosemary Mint Shaving Cream
I think this would make an amazing gift for Father’s Day. While it does require working over a hot stove, younger kids can help with adult supervision — older kids should be able to handle it all on their own. … Read More...

Paint Chip Tie Pen Holder

Paint Chip Tie Pen Holder
For some reason, I am always drawn to the paint chip card displays at the home improvement store — because of this, I am always looking for creative things to do with them. What do you think of this wonderful … Read More...

Make Tinker Trays

Make Tinker Trays
While you might look at this box and be curious, kids will look at it and be inspired. Meri Cherry found an amazing tray and filled it with small items. She started out with natural items, like stones, twigs, and … Read More...

Stenciled Glass Plate for Dad

Stenciled Glass Plate for Dad
Here is a unique gift the kids can make for dad to give to him on Father’s Day. Follow along with this tutorial and you can learn how to make one of these personalized plates using paint and stencils. You … Read More...

Lucky Crown of Clover

Lucky Crown of Clover

While this might be a great project for St. Patrick’s Day, it is a lot easier to find clovers growing outside during June than March. That is why I figured it was a great time to share it with you!  … Read More...

DUPLO Rhyming Word Matching

DUPLO Rhyming Word Matching
If you have a preschooler, one thing you can do with them to help them get ready to read is to team them all about rhyming words. Knowing this, Becky from This Reading Mama, created this fun rhyming word matching … Read More...

Glue Art on Canvas

Glue Art on Canvas
If you are looking for a wonderful art project to do with the kids, Check out colorful canvas creations made by Jean, from The Artful Parent, and her daughter. They used glue an stretched canvas first and then uses watercolors … Read More...

Ice Bowling with LEGO

Ice Bowling with LEGO
This is a fast and fun outdoor game you can play with the kids that requires very little preparation!  All you need is a bunch of LEGO Duplo blocks and some ice balls. You can easily find the ice ball … Read More...

Traveling Play Kit for Kids

Traveling Play Kit for Kids

I recently found a vintage looking suitcase at a rummage sale so I went online to find a creative way to use it for the kids. When I ran across this idea, posted by Britney on The Princess and Her … Read More...

Garden in a Glove

Garden in a Glove
If your kids want to help you in the garden, you might want to try this fun experiment with them. Let them create their own miniature greenhouse out of a plastic glove. Simply stuff each finger and the thumb of … Read More...