Last Minute Despicable Me Minion Costume

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We are only days away from Halloween and it’s crunch time people! But have I got the perfect idea for you. It’s quick and easy, and oh so cute… Minions!! These minions from Despicable Me are our absolute favorite characters. We are… Continue Reading →

Spooky House Pop-Up Cards

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We don’t do scary around our house, but my girls do enjoy a little spooky fun this time of year. We recently spent an afternoon creating spooky house pop-up cards – it was so much fun! I chose to prep… Continue Reading →

Ideas for Your Halloween Class Party

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When I was teaching school, I had great classroom parents in charge of organizing our class’s holiday parties. Now as a parent, I’m on the other end trying to get ideas for the upcoming class party. Here’s some ideas I’ve… Continue Reading →

Paper Weaving Pumpkins

Simple paper crafts are some of my favorites – I can pull out supplies on a moment’s notice and set-up a low-mess art invitation. These paper weaving pumpkins are an easy fall craft for preschoolers and up, with adorable results…. Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Spice Pretzel Treats

How about a treat that’s sweet and salty, plus makes your house smell like pumpkin pie? I say, yes please! We devoured a batch of these Pumpkin Spice Pretzels in minutes. Pumpkin pie spices, melted butter, and sugar are tossed… Continue Reading →

Prepping for a Geocaching Adventure with Kids

We’re headed on an unstoppable family adventure and exploring the world of geocaching with help from Ford Explorer. Have you ever been out treasure hunting like this before? I’ve posted about geocaching with my kids before, walking around our neighborhood finding spots…. Continue Reading →

Mummy Bookmarks for Halloween

We love a good Halloween story, and these funny Mummy Craft Stick Bookmarks are just what we need as a spooky story place holder, thanks to Fireflies and Mudpies! Make a whole set of these for your child’s classroom to pass out… Continue Reading →

Coffee Filter Candy Corn Craft

Candy corn is the staple of fall and many trick-or-treat bags every year! Although I’m personally not a big fan of the white, orange & yellow striped sweet treat {ick!} I sure hope you love today’s Coffee Filter Candy Corn Craft! Not only is… Continue Reading →

Fun Paper Plate Witch Halloween Craft

Halloween is just around the corner, so today we thought it would be fun to make a wickedly fun paper plate witch Halloween craft! Cast a spell on your home, both inside and out with this spooky witch decoration. Supplies to… Continue Reading →

Wooded Pumpkin Halloween Decor

It’s time for some Halloween decorating and I have just the craft to make! How darling are these wood sliced pumpkins from Where Imagination Grows?! They are just begging to be crafted and displayed for the upcoming holiday. Head over… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Apples – Kid Craft

Looking for some inspiration for fall kid crafts this year? Well, look no further because these Popsicle Stick Apples are as simple as it gets! If you are like me, you are pretty excited for the change in season. Not… Continue Reading →

Fall Handprint Tree Craft

In true southern fashion, Happy Fall Ya’ll!  Wow, I can not believe it is the first day of fall.  I love fall here in the south.  The weather is wonderful and allows more time for the kids and I to… Continue Reading →

Count Down to Halloween – a printable!

Christmas isn’t the only holiday that gets an advent calendar anymore! Here is a great printable countdown for Halloween. If your kids are like mine, they get very excited about Halloween. We’re already counting down and it’s still September. They’ll… Continue Reading →

Help End Hunger with the Hunger Is Campaign

When I think about the need to feed children, children who are going hungry, I don’t think of my own town as having this problem. But hunger is happening right here, right now. Children in America are suffering, and there’s something… Continue Reading →

Cute Cow Treat Bags

My almost-two-year-old is very into cows right now. There is a lot of mooing in my house! We’re getting ready for a farm-themed birthday party for my son, with plenty of decorations inspired by his beloved cows. Our first project… Continue Reading →

Folded Paper Leaf Garland

The arts and crafts my kids make always end up on the wall. We love displaying them all. Even if it’s not really meant to be on the wall. But sometimes I am intentional and ask my kids to do a craft… Continue Reading →

Make a Glitter Test Tube Tornado

We’re having fun being scientists as we make a glitter tornado craft. My daughter loves to wear anything that makes her work more efficiently, so we grabbed a pair of goggles, our science notebook, and got to work on a… Continue Reading →

3 Family Games to Play with Candy

We’re having a little fun playing games with some sweet treats. We’re turning wrapped candy into game pieces as we play a few simple games before we get to eat the prize! We’ve partnered with Hi-Chew candies for today’s family game time. Are… Continue Reading →

Apple Cider Float Bar

Even though our weather is still decidedly summery, I’m heading into autumn-mode anyway. Last year, we made apple cider floats for the first time, and they were such a hit with the whole family that they became our official drink… Continue Reading →

Printable Bandage Tag for Teacher

I like to bring a little something to parent/teacher conferences with me. Some cookies, a few supplies, whatever. This year I’m bringing bandages for the class cupboard! It’s something I know the class will use, and it won’t break the budget. Plus,… Continue Reading →

Hopping Peter Rabbit Puppet Craft

Rabbit craft projects are always fun to play with and these will give you some creative ideas for Easter or for a rainy day. We decided to make these Hopping Peter Rabbit Puppets to celebrate the upcoming International Rabbit Day that’s on 26th… Continue Reading →

DIY Watercolor Coasters

The kids and I love making cute gifts for family and friends.  Grandparent’s Day is coming up and we wanted to make grandma and grandpa a gift.  We wanted something from the heart but that could be useful too.  The… Continue Reading →

Make a No-Sew Superhero Cape for Reading Powers!

It’s time for a little fun and imagination as my girls pretend play with their new superhero capes! This DIY tutorial is “super” quick and easy to make, helping your little ones get their superhero powers in no time. For today’s superhero tutorial,… Continue Reading →

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