Coloring Pasta & Making Necklaces

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Coloring pasta is easy to do and gives kids something bright and beautiful to work with. Once the pasta is colored and dried, necklaces or charms can be made by stringing yarn. Supplies for Coloring Pasta: Dried Pasta – any… Continue Reading →

15 Clothespin Crafts Your Little Ones Will Love to Make

Clothespins are such a great addition to any crafting closet! They’re a great way to add dimension to almost any project. From fun to functional, clothespin crafts possibilities are endless! 15 Clothespin Crafts for Kids 1. Cupcake Liner Butterflies: Turn a… Continue Reading →

DIY Watercolor Bookmarks to Make With Your Tween

We love making handmade bookmarks for our collection of books! Not only are they fun to craft, but they can be used again and again with all the books in our little library. Today, we’re making DIY watercolor bookmarks with words inspired… Continue Reading →

10 Disney Crafts For the Whole Family

Do you have a Disney trip planned in your near future? Maybe for spring break or a summer vacation. Whether you are going to Disneyland or Disney World, you’ll want to make any one of these Disney crafts to get… Continue Reading →

Create a Planet Art Project

We were fascinated by NASA’s recent report of seven Earth-sized exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system. Science is amazing! With all that talk about planets, we decided to design our own unique planets using just markers and water for a planet art project!… Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Prep the Baby Nursery, Safety First!

This is a sponsored post by Nationwide. All opinions are my own. There are so many fabulous ways to design and decorate a baby nursery! From the furniture and accessories to painting the walls and adding in decorations. It’s so much fun… Continue Reading →

Green Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

There is no better way to end a feast on St. Patrick’s Day than with a selection of vibrant green desserts! Think Green Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies and include them on your list. Super soft, perfect for this occasion and really… Continue Reading →

15 Must-Make Knit and Crochet Hat Patterns

Looking for a way to stay stylish and warm?! Yarn hats are the way to do it! With so many fun knit and crochet hat patterns out there, you’re sure to find a great beanie to match any wardrobe. Check… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Tortilla Pinwheel Flower

As soon as March hits, I’m dreaming of spring – warmer days, green grass, and flowers! This tortilla pinwheel flower is so easy to make – no special culinary superpowers required! Toddlers and preschoolers can help you prepare this for… Continue Reading →

Antipasto Flatbread Pizza

Antipasto Flatbread Pizza is one of the best flatbreads you will ever try and it is ready to be served in less than 30 minutes! Antipasto, which means “before the meal,” is one of those delicious colorful combinations of small… Continue Reading →

Drawing with Kids: Illustrated Names

A couple times a month, my 12 and 14-year-old daughters join me for some art journaling. It’s a great opportunity to sit and chat over a simple, personal art project. Elementary-age kids through adults can enjoy creating these unique illustrated names. The… Continue Reading →

15 Healthy Snacks for the Whole Family

With the busy lives we all lead, a healthy snack can make the difference between staying on track or pulling through a drive through for some fast food. These healthy family snack ideas will help you keep that healthy eating… Continue Reading →

Toy Car Balloon Racers

Bring a little science fun into your playtime! You can explore forces and motion with a these balloon-powered toy cars. With just a few basic supplies, create your own speedy balloon racers. Can your car win the race? Toy Car Balloon… Continue Reading →

Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

With Valentine’s Day here, red velvet cakes are just perfect treats due to their fabulous bright red color. No one can resist moist, slightly chocolate flavored red velvet cake layers with cream cheese frosting and some sprinkled cake crumbs on top,… Continue Reading →

The Powerpuff Girls Craft Stick Puppets

This post is in partnership with Hulu. Oh ya, The Powerpuff Girls are here with a power-packed-punch of excitement exclusively on Hulu! Blossom, Buttercup, and Bubbles are ready to “save the world before bedtime”! Hulu is now the only place to stream… Continue Reading →

15 Winter Soup Recipes

Winter is here, which means it’s soup season! There’s just something comforting about cozying up to a hot, hearty bowl of soup when it’s cold outside! 15 Winter Soup Recipes 1. Hearty White Bean Soup with Sausage: White beans and… Continue Reading →

LEGO Batman Finger Puppet Printable

Are you as excited as we are to see The LEGO Batman Movie?! We’ve been watching the trailers and it looks so funny, perfect for the adults as much as the kids. We’re partnering with Warner Bros. Pictures and The LEGO Batman… Continue Reading →

Creating Storytellers in Your Kids

The book Always by Ann Stott is a family favorite at our house! It asks questions kids have for their parents like – “even if we are naughty sometimes, will you still love us?” The answers at the end remind kids we will… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Cheesy Zucchini Coins

Zucchini is a vegetable that all my kids will happily eat, especially when it’s paired with a good amount of Parmesan cheese. These cheesy zucchini coins are a tasty, super-simple side dish to make, and a perfect job for your… Continue Reading →

15 Origami Paper Crafts for Kids to Create

Origami is such a fun crafting option for kids! It provides great fine motor skill practice, and it’s so exciting to see the creation appear! Check out each of these 15 origami paper crafts to create. 15 Origami Paper Crafts… Continue Reading →

Chia Seed Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowl Recipe

Start off your morning with this quick and delicious Chia Seed Berry Coconut Smoothie Bowl! A smoothie bowl is thicker than the usual smoothie where you combine yogurt and fruits and is served with a spoon rather then being sipped through… Continue Reading →

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