8 Valentine Gift Ideas For Your Child’s Classmates

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Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite times of year. I love all things love, plus my birthday is the day after, so it’s always been a holiday I look forward to! If you’ve got kids in school that need to bring gifts to their classmates, you’re in luck. Today we’re rounding up some fun,… Read More

How to Host a Busy Bag Party

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So… What’s a busy bag? Here’s the deal. A busy bag is basically an activity that you keep in a Ziploc that your kid can do BY HIMSELF. It should be called “The Heavens Have Parted And Provided You With 20 Uninterrupted Minutes While Your Child Plays Happily Unassisted.” But “Busy Bag” is cuter and… Read More

Thanksgiving Crafts

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What better way to get the little ones excited about Thanksgiving than by doing some fun crafts together?! Some can serve as décor, some will make great place settings at your table, but the best ones you can all eat together!     Rice Krispie Turkeys- Alegoo Kids will love constructing turkeys out of Rice… Read More

5 DIY Thanksgiving Wreaths

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One thing that I absolutely love about the holidays is decorating. Well, sort of. I hate the cost that comes with decorating, especially when whatever you buy falls apart after one year (which most of that year is spent sitting in a box!). But I don’t mind spending a little extra to make it myself,… Read More

Sticker That Pumpkin

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Some days I’m just not up for the mess of crafts with preschoolers. But, my aversion to messes hasn’t stopped our pumpkin creations this fall. That’s right, I confess, although I hid the paint, the glue disappeared and I cancelled all things pumpkin guts, we still got crafty with our pumpkin patch loot! This is what… Read More

Halloween Crafts

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Although Halloween may seem like it’s just about the costumes and the food, it’s actually also a great time to get creative with your little ones. So we’ve rounded up some fun crafts to make your home a little bit more spooky! Pumpkin Mummy Family From Hands As We Grow. Pumpkins turned into mummies? How fun… Read More

Little Artists – Rubbing and Tracing Fall Leaves

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We’re having somewhat of an Indian summer here in the Northwest. Leaves are turning and falling as the sun shines and we’re sneaking outside for after dinner walks quite often. On our strolls we’ve been gathering “leaf bouquets” as my daughter calls them and many of these crinkly little friends have made their way home… Read More

DIY Almost Free Birthday Card

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This will probably sound like a super simple, but when I was short a birthday card the other week and came up with this I thought I was near genius! Here’s how it went down … We received a Thomas the Train birthday invitation and I put it on the fridge to remind me of… Read More

Apple Stamping Art Project

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We’ve officially arrived in apple season! Around here we’re eating a ton of apples and canning applesauce, but if you ask my daughter, our most fun apple activity has been our apple stamping art project! There isn’t much prep involved for an afternoon of apple stamping, just a few supplies and one, dare I say, AMAZING… Read More

Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

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Our first official day of homeschool preschool is September 3rd! With a 4 year old (and a 2 year old tagging along) our focus will be super hands-on this year. If the past tells me anything about our upcoming year, our learning will revolve around crafts. My children loves creating and I love seeing all their artwork. Craft time… Read More

Save the Pants, Make Shorts!

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  Tammy is a self-proclaimed “Professional Mom” with tips and tricks to share that she’s learned along the way with her crew of seven kids ranging in age from 12 months to 17 years. Before adopting her first child, she was a nanny, and has also served her time climbing the corporate ladder as a… Read More

Preschool Craft | A Winter Walrus

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This month we kicked off homeschool preschool with my 3 year old. Mostly we’re doing some directed practice of basic skills like writing, cutting and gluing with a sprinkling of field trips and fun activities. It’s been quite fun so far, more than I imagined. And just yesterday, my daughter announced to the checker at… Read More

Valentine DIY … You Make My Heart Pop!

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The Valentine’s Day countdown is on which means the DIY fairies are upon us. Or at least they’ve landed around here. When it comes to DIY though, I’m all about simple and easy. That’s why I’m a big fan of these cute lil’ baggies of fancy popcorn. Here’s what you need … Popcorn Melting chocolate… Read More

Christmas Arts And Crafts For Kids

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Christmas means the kids are home from school and antsy to keep busy, and there’s no better way than to keep the little ones occupied than to make some fun Christmas arts and crafts! Crafting with your kids helps get their creative juices flowing,  and also gives you time to be in the moment and… Read More

DIY Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

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It seems like once Halloween is over, all the Christmas decorations go up and everyone forgets about Thanksgiving. Fall and Thanksgiving decorations are so gorgeous and not to be forgotten about! That’s why today I’ve rounded up some neat Thanksgiving decor items that are not only perfect for getting into the Thanksgiving spirit but that… Read More

Thanksgiving Arts And Crafts For Kids

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Thanksgiving is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and spend some time doing arts and crafts with your kids. Whether it’s a simple coloring activity or an elaborate craft involving a ton of supplies, the point is that crafting is a great way to spend quality time with your little ones, to let… Read More