Crafts

Dinosaur Crafts for Kids made from Cupcake Liners.

Cupcake Liner Dinosaur Crafts

My kitchen table turned into our very own mini Jurassic Park¬†this week when my kids went nuts over these Cupcake Liner Dinosaur Crafts. Bits of crimped cupcake wrapper and paper scraps were flying all over the place while we created as many dinosaurs as we could think of. Cupcake liners are a favorite art medium […] Read more…

10 DIY Musical Instruments for Kids

Kids love music. Anything that will get them up and moving is great with me too! Crafting is something we love to do as a family. These DIY musical instruments for kids give just the right amount of inspiration to grab your crafting box and a couple recycled materials to start creating your own musical […] Read more…

Educational Activities with Fall Leaves

A couple of the kids and I took a lovely little walk this weekend, and shortly thereafter, these Educational Activities with Fall Leaves took place. It was amazing how many kinds of leaves we found on a toddler walk around the block. The colors, sizes, and designs were beautiful and amazing. At first, as we […] Read more…

Individual Jack-o-Lantern Pinatas for Halloween

*This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosures for more details. Halloween is just a few days away now, and I wanted to share these super easy, individual Jack-o-Lanterns for Halloween party favors and games. My kids love pinatas. They are always a favorite for parties. In fact, every time we walk by them in […] Read more…

Simple DIY Dry Erase Boards

This past week I was in desperate need of some activities to keep my children entertained during a conference, and these DIY Dry Erase Boards were the perfect solution. My children love dry erase boards. They color, erase, and then color some more, sometimes for hours. We do have one large dry erase board easel, […] Read more…

Healthy Halloween Ghost Snacks

Halloween is traditionally a time of scary high blood sugar, but these adorable Healthy Halloween Ghost Snacks are a way to get a treat without candy. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good treat be it Reese’s peanut butter cups or cupcakes, but in general, we are trying to eat improve our diet. If […] Read more…

Cupcake Liner Boat Craft

  Summer is in full swing at our house, and, during our ocean themed craft morning today, we created this cupcake liner boat craft. The boat is a fun mashup of simple geometric shapes pieced together which is great math practice for the kinder and younger crowd. The cupcake liners are the real stars of […] Read more…

Popsicle Stick Bird’s Nest Crafts

This past weekend the kids and I made Popsicle Stick Bird’s Nest Crafts, and it was so much fun! We love to look at bird’s nests, and we have several on our property. One family of birds takes up yearly residence above our garage, and last spring we opened up our BBQ grill to find […] Read more…

Two Ingredient Easter Egg Paint

  We have a new way to dye your Easter eggs that will blow your kid’s minds. This two ingredient Easter egg paint combines the fun of painting with the flat shell dyed look of traditional Easter eggs. Basically, you paint your eggs with a very concentrated dye, and it is awesome!! There are are […] Read more…

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