8 Labor Day Craft Ideas


Labor Day is approaching and because my son and I have been crafting up a storm in our house, I wanted to share 8 Labor Day appropriate crafts for you and the kids to enjoy this year!   1. Labor Day Thank You Cards from She Knows. I love the idea of having your children make thank you cards for hard working people around the neighborhood they know. Maybe they … [Read more...]

10 Fun Summer Crafts!

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Summer is coming and we sure will have a lot of times to spend with our little ones. One things we all love to do is get messy make something.  So today I've rounded up 10 fun crafts that are perfect for you and your children to do together! Be sure to leave us a comment and let us know if you tried any of them and which were your favorites!   Homemade … [Read more...]

To The Mom Who Takes Over Her Preschooler’s Crafts


I'm a little confused. I just got back from a mommy and me session for 3-5 year olds, in which the kids were making a really sweet keepsake gift their Daddies for Father's Day. Except that out of everyone there, I think 40% were kids were making the gift, while the other 60% were the moms. I had to double, triple check- did I walk into some kind of parallel universe … [Read more...]

8 Adorable Father’s Day Crafts


Today I've rounded up 8 adorable Father's Day crafts that your kids will love to make and dads will love to receive! The best part is not that they are cheap, easy and clever, but that they all double as gifts. Take a look, pick your favorite and get to crafting! Trophies From Elementary Art Fun. These trophies are so good, they almost look like the real thing. Dad will … [Read more...]

10 Never Fail Toddler Crafts

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My son absolutely loves cutting and pasting and painting. We could do toddler crafts all day and night, and he would still ask for more. Me? I run out of ideas pretty quick. Never fear! Baby Gizmo to the rescue! Check out this fabulous list of never fail toddler crafts. Celery Paint Stamping  Wooly Lamb Spring Art Project Winter Walrus Leaf Tracing and … [Read more...]

Simple Crafts to Keep Toddler Hands Busy


Sometimes my toddler gets so bored that he literally drives me up a wall! Then I remember that watching me cook or clean isn’t really all that exciting, especially when I am doing something that little hands can’t help with. When times like these happen, it’s good to have a list of super easy and quick toddler activities to keep those hands and minds busy while I finish doing … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Decorate with Instagram Pictures


If you're like me, your Instagram pictures reflect some of the sweetest moments and memories your family has shared. It may seem silly, but Instagram pictures really do serve as a sort of time capsule, perfectly capturing that moment in time. Plus, with the fabulous filters, each photo is turned into an amazing piece of art. Well, why not use those artistic Instagram pictures … [Read more...]

St Patrick’s Day Crafts For The Kids

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St Patrick's Day is right around the corner, so to celebrate this fun holiday, here are 7 St. Patrick's Day crafts your kids will love! You could hang these up in your home to get in the Irish spirit or send them to a loved one- the choice is yours!   Paper Plate Leprechaun- All Kids Network. This easy and clever craft only calls for a few … [Read more...]

Presidents’ Day Crafts


With Presidents' Day right around the corner, we've gathered up some fun craft ideas for you to do with your littles. Some are edible, some are cute, but all of them will teach your children about our country's amazing leaders!   Masks From Our Crafts N Things. Make these Presidents' Day masks and have your children give speeches! Lincolns Log Cabins From … [Read more...]

Celery Paint Stamp Love

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In our home, art projects range in excitement. I get an "ok" if I propose a craft with crayons and a "yay!" if markers are brought to the table. But, if I say the word "paint" it's like heaven on earth. Paint is the secret sauce for popular craft projects around here! We've appled our hearts out many times since last fall's apple craft so for Valentine's Day I introduced a … [Read more...]

8 Valentine Gift Ideas For Your Child’s Classmates


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, delicious, and clever ideas to make the day extra special for the littles one! Tic Tac … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Toddlers


I love crafts with my son. It’s so much fun to see his artistic skills growing with every project that we do. I am always trying new things with him, and constantly scouring Pinterest for new ideas. For Valentine’s Day, I found a few things that we will be trying out. All of the ideas below are easy and designated for a toddler or younger child with adult help. We have a … [Read more...]

How to Host a Busy Bag Party


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 catchier. Because these busy bags are self-contained and often contain a … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Crafts


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 Krispie treats and … [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, and sometimes it is possible to create decorations out of things I have left … [Read more...]