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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 →

Paper Teepee Decorations for Thanksgiving

So often we turn to the traditional turkey craft when it comes to Thanksgiving and our kids. As we and our schools teach our children about the Thanksgiving holiday, kids learn that the American Indian played an integral part, yet… Continue Reading →

The Art of MustacheBombing

It’s that time of year again my friends… Movember, it has begun! If you remember our post from last year, my husband Jordan shared his reasons for participating in Movember and Moustaches for Good. My sweet mother-in-law has also shared… Continue Reading →

Paper Tube Pumpkin Stamps

We stamped these pumpkin cards with a bent paper tube, just like our paper tube apple stamps. Simply use orange paint! It makes a perfect decoration for fall! Wishing you a safe and happy Halloween!

Stained Glass Tissue Paper Fall Tree

Guest post by Jen Goode of Projects for Preschoolers Make a pretty fall tree that is beautiful window art as well. Using tissue paper and construction paper, this pretty tree craft is perfect for even the littlest hands. This is a great… Continue Reading →

Last Minute Despicable Me Minion Costume

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 →

Quick Halloween Craft Ideas

Whether you’re planning a Halloween classroom party or if you’re looking for some quick Halloween crafts, I’ve gathered all our ideas in one handy spot. Check them out! What fun crafts are you planning for your Halloween parties? Share your… Continue Reading →

How-to Video: Embroidery Hoop Spider Webs

Halloween is on it’s way, but there’s still time to make more crafts. This Embroidery Hoop Spider Web is super simple and fun for kids and adults. My girls snatched this one up and have it hanging in their room… Continue Reading →

Mini Gumdrop Pumpkin Ornaments

Similar to our Festive Gumdrop Trees, I thought it would be fun to create a few fun pumpkins ornaments for Halloween. These cute little pumpkins are perfect for hanging on your door knob or on a spoooooky tree! Supplies for Gumdrop… Continue Reading →

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