Kids Crafts

Playing With Trash: Cardboard Cell Phones

When you don’t have money for a new toy, get creative and make your own out of recycled cardboard. I made two flip-type cell phones out of cardboard for my sons, and they played with them for hours. Kids have… Continue Reading →

The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

School is almost here, can you believe it? The summer went by way too fast! But as my daughter will be starting Kindergarten this year, it’s all she can talk about. She is ready for it to start…yesterday! So we… Continue Reading →

Getting Excited for Back to School

Are your kids ready for back to school? Are YOU ready for back to school?! Well, here are a few quick tips for getting back into the swing of things! From clothes and backpacks to books and snacks. I’m posting… Continue Reading →

Top 5 Kid Craft Supplies to Have on Hand

Kids are always on the go and it’s a good idea to be prepared for what ever project or activity they might want to tackle next. I’ve put a list together of my top 5 kid craft supplies. These will… Continue Reading →

Summer Fun Printable Coloring Pages

We only have a few more weeks of summer, so let’s soak up all the sun we can. We’ve created these fun and sunny coloring pages for your to use, hopefully making your day a little brighter. Head on over… Continue Reading →

Which Glue is the Best for You?

As you can see here, there are all kinds of glue. Each are unique in use and good for many kinds of crafty needs. I’m here to share a little bit about each one and what I use them for…. Continue Reading →

Sharing Crafty Goodness at BabyCenter

I’m thrilled to be part of the BabyCenter team over at Momformation. They have such a great community and give fabulous information. I loved and used their pregnancy calendar for each of my babies! I’ll be sharing some fun crafty… Continue Reading →

Quick Tip for Labeling Drinking Cups

When we’re having a party and a lot of cups are floating around, it can be hard to remember who’s is who’s. If they aren’t labeled, kids tend to get a new one for each sip. Here’s an easy trick… Continue Reading →

Getting Creative with Tape

Sometimes all you need is a little tape (okay, a lot). My son needed a lid for his box, but instead found his own way to contain his stuffed blue bear. Good thing he provided a few breathing holes. What… Continue Reading →

Spelling Out Summer with Sunflower Cookies

I was inspired to create some cute cookies from my neighbors sunflowers that are growing bright and yellow. Doesn’t this image simply spell s-u-m-m-e-r?! Here are the cookies that came from the inspiration, even though it might be a little… Continue Reading →

How To Make a Beach Towel Cover Up

If you’re headed to the pool, beach, or even a back yard sprinkler party, this is an easy towel to make that will help cover you up. It could be tailored to any size, this one is for my young… Continue Reading →

How To Make Homemade Popsicles

Check out my post over at Craftzine, sharing a fun Homemade Popsicle Taste Test, helping us cool down during the hot summer. We experimented with 4 different kinds of homemade popsicles and picked our favorite!

Winner for the Tip it Foward Contest

The grand prize winner has been chosen for the Tip it Forward contest over at The Organization of Moms! Congrats to Denise Ziemann, who sumbitted a fabulous tip for keeping kid’s school memories together. Here’s her School Memory Book, such… Continue Reading →

A Super Simple Tip for Swimsuits and the Sand

We recently took a trip to Southern California, part 2 of my Summer Bucket List, as we wanted to play to the beach and hit up a few amusement parks that you’ll hear a little bit more about later. On… Continue Reading →

Tune in This Sunday to Fave Crafts Radio

I’m thrilled to be featured on Fave Crafts Radio this coming Sunday, along with a few other fabulous crafting people. I hope you’ll tune in Sunday July 11th, from 7 – 8:30 ET. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on kids… Continue Reading →

Stomping and Romping with Bubble Wrap

We’ve received a few packages in the mail recently where the item shipped is covered in bubble wrap. And we all know what kids want to do with bubble wrap, right?! Since stomping and stepping on bubble wrap is a… Continue Reading →

4th of July Celebration Coloring Pages

We’ve come up with some fun free coloring pages for you to color for the 4th of July this weekend. You can discover what the dot to dot is going to be. And as there are a few fun coloring… Continue Reading →

Camp Craft: Peanut Butter Bird Feeders

I’ve been loving the Summer Camp Crafts week over at Impress Your Kids. There are so many fun and creative ideas for camp. Today, Amanda is showing how to make a God’s Eye craft that doubles as a memory holder…. Continue Reading →

4th of July Pipe Cleaner Sparklers

We’re just a couple of weeks away for the 4th of July and I’m already seeing fireworks for sale. If you live somewhere with “no fire” laws for the 4th or if your kids are a little too small for… Continue Reading →

Splish-Splashin’ Toy Car Wash

The sun is finally here to stay and just begging us to have a water day. So we’ve gathered our sponges and water guns to have fun getting wet as we wash our toy cars and bikes. It’s the perfect… Continue Reading →

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