Kids Crafts

Monster House Monster Matching Game

We’re having a ghoulishly haunting time as we match up these monstrous creatures in our Monster Match Game. Cricut, a Make and Takes sponsor, provided me with their new Mini Monsters cartridge to help create these crafty paper monsters for… Continue Reading →

Artistic Bathtime Foam Toys

I love these great Bathtime Foam Shapes by Blue Eyed Freckle. The possibilities are endless with the artistic creations kids can make in the bathtub.

Wiggling Like a Worm

It’s time to move like a worm in this wiggly activity by Dresses and Messes. She’s got all kinds of fun worm activities, helping us learn about these slimy creatures.

Weekend Make and Takes: Fun for Kids

Need a few activities to keep your kids busy all summer long? Here are some great projects and crafts that your kids will be sure to love. Card Table Playhouses by Miss Pretty Pretty (pictured above) Lots of fun kid… Continue Reading →

We’re Flying Flower Frisbees Into Their Pot

Summer is ever approaching, despite the 3 inches of snow Utah had yesterday. Happily, it melted! But we’re still excited about the sun and fun that comes with it, and all the flowers that are colorful and bright. We’re making… Continue Reading →

Preschool Graduation Cap For Your Little Grads

For all your little graduates, here’s a fun project to make a paper graduation cap. The Artful Parent, a site full of all kinds of fun colorful projects, shares how to make this cute commemorating cap!

Flower Garden Birthday Party

With the sun out shining and the flowers in bloom, there’s no better time to host a Flower Garden Party. These ideas would be a great addition to any outdoor party, but especially a spring or summer birthday party. Are… Continue Reading →

Monster Mash Birthday Party

“It’s a graveyard smash”! We’re partying it up with monsters all through the house. Here are some silly monster ideas to do for your next Monster Birthday Party. Monster Feet: You can give each child a pair of these monster… Continue Reading →

Toy Story Birthday Party Ideas and Beyond!

We’re getting excited for the 3rd Toy Story movie to hit theaters in June. Toy Story Mania is one of our favorite rides at Disneyland. Have you been on it? It’s addicting, I kept wanting to beat my husband so… Continue Reading →

Race Car Birthday Party Ideas that Go Zoom

Race cars have always been a hit at our house. They seem to be in every toy bucket or bin we have. We have yet to celebrate with a race car birthday, but I’ve come up with a few ideas… Continue Reading →

Fairy Birthday Party Ideas

What little girl is not into fairies?! They are so cute and dainty and fly! Here’s my daughter as Tinkerbell when she was almost 3. We call her Tinker, as she’s really cute, but has a fire cracker personality! Here… Continue Reading →

Baby’s First Building Block Birthday Party

Sometimes babies get left out of the big birthdays because they seem too little to party. But they need to have some sort of fun theme to celebrate their first year. So I’m sharing a few ideas for an easy… Continue Reading →

Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas

It’s a Dinosaur Birthday Party! They are big, loud, and stomp around, just like my son did on his birthday a couple years back! Check out a few of the fun things we did to celebrate his birthday Dino style!… Continue Reading →

Dora Birthday Party Ideas

My little one has been on a Dora the Explorer kick for a few weeks now. Everything is about Dora and she’s always wearing some sort of backpack, it’s a-dora-ble! She’s having a Dora birthday party for her 2 year… Continue Reading →

Princess Birthday Party Ideas

If your little one is ready to be crowned a princess for her birthday, we’ve got some fun princess party ideas that will make her feel like the bell of the ball! Invitations: Hear ye, Hear ye! All fair maidens… Continue Reading →

Pirate Birthday Party Ideas…Arrr

Round up your gold and treasures, it’s time for a Pirate Birthday Party! We’ve gathered up a few ideas to help your party goers become the best kind of pirate captains on the stormy seas. Ahoy, Me Hearty! Invitation: Arrr… Continue Reading →

Week of Birthday Party Ideas

I’m putting together a fabulous week of children’s birthday party ideas. Each day this week will have 2 themed party ideas, from princesses and pirates to Dora and dinosaurs! I hope these party posts will help give you the jump… Continue Reading →

Starting a Science Observation Journal

My son is starting to ask all kinds of questions about the world around us. He recently brought home this spikey looking nut from the school playground, asking what it was and wondering what might be inside. So we started… Continue Reading →

Two Fun Ways to Celebrate Graduation Day

If you have a school graduate in your house and are planning to host a fun party to celebrate the past year, here are a few ideas that will help make planning easy. There are ideas for invitations, fun food,… Continue Reading →

Organizing Craft Supplies with Plastic Zip Bags

When I buy crafting supplies they usually come in packages that don’t close back up or are too small for my fingers to use. I often end up with a tub or drawer of beads, pom poms, and googly eyes… Continue Reading →

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