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Make Outdoor Art with Water Guns

Get Out and Play Summer Series Guest Post by Sarah of Our Daily Craft My daughter and I like doing art in all kinds of ways, and in the summer we want to be outside as much as we can,… Continue Reading →

10 Awesomely Fun Sidewalk Chalk Activities

HEY! I’m Kimbo from a girl and a glue gun here on Make and Takes today for the Get Out and Play Summer Series! We have probably every color of sidewalk chalk–and when my kids say they are bored I say, “go… Continue Reading →

Upset the Farm Animal Game

I’m Jamie from The Crafting Chicks and it’s great to be here on Make and Takes today for the Get Out and Play Summer Series! We love Marie and are inspired by her everyday. Excited to share a fun family game… Continue Reading →

Make a DIY Water Hockey Rink

Get Out and Play Summer Series Guest Post by Stephanie of Somewhat Simple Hi everyone! I’m Stephanie from SomewhatSimple.com and I am excited to be here on Make and Takes today! On or off skates, indoors or outdoors, my kids… Continue Reading →

How-to Container Garden

Get Out and Play Summer Series Guest Post by McKenzie of Girl Loves Glam Three summers ago, our family moved from our very first home that we owned. We had planted a tiny garden with our daughter and had harvested… Continue Reading →

Outdoor Summer Bucket List Printable

Yes, summer is here!! It’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the sun. All summer long we’ll be sharing all sorts of fabulous ways to enjoy the season with creative ideas, fun freebies, and guest bloggers for our Get Out and Play summer… Continue Reading →

35+ Zootopia Birthday Party Ideas

We’ve just seen the new Zootopia movie and are in love! It’s such a fun movie and has so many great messages for kids. I love the darling bunny, Judy. She’s smart, hard working, and a great role model for young ones… Continue Reading →

Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

I love a good pie crust, it can make or break your pie. So I have this fabulous recipe for a homemade graham cracker crust that is easy to make and yummy to eat! Once you have this recipe, it can… Continue Reading →

Shooting Star Wishes Kids Craft

My daughters have been loving the Star Darling book series, and it inspired a new craft from my 10 year old Lucy. She thought it would be fun to come up with our own wishes and shoot them into the… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Treat Bags

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Mother’s Day Movie red carpet Seattle premiere. I brought my friend Kelly with me to the event and movie showing, it was a total blast. The movie was darling, spot on for moms…. Continue Reading →

Paris Inspired Bedroom Banner

Paris is in the air with this darling airbrushed bedroom banner! My girls are getting older, so it’s been fun to find a decoration idea they can both agree on, as they share their room. They are both happy with the… Continue Reading →

“Bee Well Soon” Gift Bags

Spring is in the air, and boy, am I feeling it! As much as I love the warmer weather and pretty flowers, we’ve had some dry and irritated throats with the changing season. I’m sure I’m not alone, so I thought… Continue Reading →

Make Recycled Chunky Crayons + Video

We’re turning our old broken crayons into something fun and new with these Recycled Chunky Crayons. Watch our video below to see just how easy it is! Make Recycled Chunky Crayons We’re sharing a step-by-step video tutorial for instructions with making these… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese & Mango Salsa RITZwich Snacks

With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I’m featuring a party recipe for “stacking it up” salsa style. I’ll be bringing a plateful of these delicious snacks to my neighborhood holiday get together on May 5th! I’m partnering with Safeway and RITZ… Continue Reading →

Tub Time Boat Float Craft + Video

This post is sponsored by LYSOL. All opinions and thoughts are my own. For more tips, advice and helpful information, sign up for their newsletter now! We’re getting crafty in the bathroom with a tub time craft! These floating boats are super easy… Continue Reading →

Banana Measuring Graph Activity

I’ve been a Curious George fan for as long as I can remember. My kids have grown up with him as well. I’m thrilled we can now watch all 9 seasons of Curious George, now streaming only on Hulu, reliving each adventure… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Green Smoothies

To celebrate Earth Day this month, our family is trying our best to make better choices for what we put in our grocery cart to help us eat healthier. Along with that, we also want to understand where our food comes from to help our… Continue Reading →

Fall in Love with Simple Parent Hacks

This is one of those books you didn’t know you needed! My good friend Asha Dornfest of the blog Parent Hacks has turned her amazing parent hacks into a book. I mean even the first hack on the cover is… Continue Reading →

6 Spring Caterpillar Kids Crafts

Spring is here and the bugs are out! We’ve actually seen a few caterpillars in our backyard crawling around. To help celebrate spring, I’ve gathered 6 super cute caterpillar crafts to make with kids! 6 Spring Caterpillar Kids Crafts 1. Cotton… Continue Reading →

4 Ways to Use Post-it Notes

Can you believe it’s been 35 years since the classic canary yellow Post-it Notes came to life? Since then, we’ve seen the Post-it Note so many fun places, even in pop culture. The love note from Grey’s Anatomy, when the lovable duo… Continue Reading →

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