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Holiday ABC Series: S is for Santa

We’ve come to letter S for Santa in our Holiday ABC series and we’re making a few fun Mini Santa Hats. These paper hats are perfect for adding to the top of a present, display on a shelf, or attaching to… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: P is for Presents

For our letter P and our Holiday ABC series, we’re talking about presents. I’ve collected some simple projects for you to make for your loved ones for the holidays. Most of these are easy to do, helping you have a… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: O is for Orange Ornaments

I have always wanted to dry oranges and turn them into ornaments. I’ve seen these around and had to try it out this year. And it works out perfect for our Letter O in our Holiday ABC series for dried orange… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: M is for Manger

We recently went to a church activity and created these fun popsicle stick manger scenes. I wanted to showcase it for our Holiday ABC series and the letter M for manger. The idea comes from A Student of Mama University for… Continue Reading →

Jingle Bell Painting for the Art Table

Have your kids painted with marbles before? You drop paint-covered marbles into a box and roll them all around to paint your paper. My girls were always first in line when that activity was on the preschool art table. But… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: L is for Lights

There are so many holidays and celebrations that use light… lights on houses, on trees and candles too. We made some paper tree lanterns for our letter L and our Holiday ABC series to shine a little light this holiday… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: K is for Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrated by African Americans and begins the day after Christmas. There are 7 nights and 7 candles in a kinara lit each night, representing 7 principles of family, community, and culture. So for our Holiday ABC… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: I is for Icicle

With winter making it’s way here, we’re at Letter I for Icicles for our Holiday ABC series. Living in Seattle, we don’t see a lot of snow or icicles, but we can sure create some! We’re making felt icicle ornaments to… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: H is for Hanukkah

Hanukkah is just days away beginning on the evening of December 8th this year. So for our Letter H in our Holiday ABC series, we’re making something fun for Hanukkah: Paper Plate Star of David. This is a great craft… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: F is for Frosty

We are at the Letter F for our Holiday ABC series. There’s all kinds of things for F: family, friends, fun. But today I’ve chosen to highlight a few fun snowman crafts we’ve done in the past celebrating our good… Continue Reading →

Tinsel Snowflake Gift Topper

Every year about this time I start dreaming up how I’ll wrap up our Christmas gifts. While wandering through the craft store about a month ago I spied some silver tinsel pipe cleaners and thought they would be the perfect… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: E is for Elf

We are celebrating our Holiday ABC series with the letter E and Elves. I’ve got a few little mischievous elves at my house, so I thought it would be perfect to let them dress up as my elf helpers. We’ve… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: A is for Advent

We’re starting off our Holiday ABC’s with the letter A and an advent project, helping countdown to Christmas with festive activities. One reason I love this advent below is that we can use it year after year. By using a… Continue Reading →

Counting Down December with Holiday ABC’s

To help us celebrate the December holidays, and there’s quite a few, I’ve come up with a fun Holiday ABC countdown. I’ll be crafting up the holidays from A to Z throughout the next few weeks. I hope you’ll follow along!… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Reading Corner: Thanksgiving Stories

It’s time for another episode of Make and Takes Reading Corner for the month of November. Be sure to pick these up at the library and keep them at the kids table while the turkey dinner is cookin’! Watch our video… Continue Reading →

Tinted Paintings for an Ombre Landscape

My girls love mixing custom paint colors for projects. Sometimes I think they like the color mixing more than the painting! Lately, we’ve been experimenting with adding white to our basic colors, creating lighter color variations called tints.  These tinted… Continue Reading →

Turkey Table Favors for Your Thanksgiving Table

We’ve made these turkey favors before, even with an updated look, but this year, we’re trying to go on the healthier side with what we offer inside. So I’ve added a nuts, seeds, and berries mix to our cute little… Continue Reading →

Making Scratch Off Paper with Recycled Books

How cool is this project from Morena of Morena’s Corner? I can’t get over it, I want to make these now! Found over at the M&T Spotlight, this project is on our weekend to-do list. I love that these are… Continue Reading →

Tracing Paper Votive Covers

Now that it’s so dark when we sit down for dinner, my girls have been asking to eat by candlelight almost every night. Candlelit meals are pretty magical, aren’t they? Our recycled jar votive holders were looking pretty plain, so… Continue Reading →

5 Easy Ways to Make a Mustache

It’s Movember and we’re proud to show our support of the mustache with our #mustachebombing adventures. I want you in on the fun too, showing your support for men’s health. Here are 5 easy ways you can make and wear a… Continue Reading →

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