Kids Crafts

Picture Perfect Puzzles

Here’s a perfect activity to do over the School Holiday Break… PUZZLES! We’re loving this Disney puzzle. If you know the characters then you know where every piece goes! My kids are great at helping me find the matching colors…. Continue Reading →

Empty Wrapping Paper Rolls

Playing with the empty wrapping paper rolls has been just as much fun as the toys wrapped inside the paper! Here’s what we’ve been crafting with our Empty Wrapping Paper Rolls: Darth Maul Light Saber – black “gorilla” tape, red… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Kwanzaa with Kids

Today starts the week long celebration of Kwanzaa. Here are a few fun stories about Kwanzaa, sharing what this holiday is all about. K is for Kwanzaa Seven Days of Kwanzaa My First Kwanzaa Book Kwanzaa Kids Here are some… Continue Reading →

Holiday m&m Taste Testing

With so many red and green m&ms available during the Holidays, I thought it would be fun to mix them all up in a bowl and have an m&m Taste Test. We closed our eyes, picked one out, and popped… Continue Reading →

Classroom Holiday Party Ideas

Are you in charge of your child’s classroom holiday party at school? I’ve compiled a few fun and easy games, crafts, and activities to play for some winter party fun! Crafts for a Holiday Classroom Party: Simple Jingle Bell Holders:… Continue Reading →

Stained Glass Christmas Trees

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom again today (the first Thursday of each month). So, come on over to Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday to see how we made these fun Paper Stained Glass Christmas Trees. They’re shining… Continue Reading →

Bead Your Own Ornaments

Pipe cleaner and craft beads go hand in hand. If my kids need something to do, I pull out the container with these two supplies. They’re easy for little hands and the beads stay put on the pipe cleaner. Here… Continue Reading →

Fall Acorn Crafty Magnets

After leaf crunching and turkey making, there’s still a few projects we’re making for Fall. These Acorn Magnets are perfect for displaying the Fall craft projects the kids have made at school. Supplies for Acorn Magnets: acorns magnets – they… Continue Reading →

Crafts From Thanksgiving Past

Here’s what we were making this time last year! Have fun being crafty in time for Turkey Day. Thankful Banner using items mostly from nature. ~~~ Thankful Centerpiece, getting your guests involved at the table. ~~~ A few more Thanksgiving… Continue Reading →

Crunchy Fall Leaf Pictures

We’ve crunched up egg shells, we’ve glittered sand pictures, now we’re crunching up leaves to make Fall Leaf Pictures. I drew a picture of a leaf, my son drew a picture of a pumpkin, and my daughter drew lovely swirly… Continue Reading →

Pressing, Drying, & Sorting Leaves

We’re getting some leaves ready for crafting. We’re pressing, drying, and sorting the leaves we’ve collected. Later this week, I’ll be sharing a few fun crafts we’ve been making with our collected dried leaves. For Pressing Leaves: Place a fresh… Continue Reading →

Counting Down to Turkey Time

We had so much fun counting down to Halloween last month, that we had to do it again for November (and I’m sure for December too!) We’re removing one feather each day, counting down until the turkey gets gobbled on… Continue Reading →

Alpha Mom – Adding Flare to a Witch Hat

Alpha Mom, a great site for moms, has just started a new holiday column featured on Thursdays called, Once Upon a Holiday. Fun ideas for every holiday will be shared and I’m lucky enough to add my contribution once a… Continue Reading →

Mini Halloween Witch’s Brooms

These Mini Witch Brooms, a type of yarn Pom Pom, are the perfect size for Barbie or Spiderman. Whether your kids use them for their toys to take flight or you add them as a decoration to your own little… Continue Reading →

Blissful Kids Launch

If you haven’t been to the incredible website Blissfully Domestic yet, you’re in for a treat. It’s got everything you need for being Blissful & Domestic. They’ve now started a new channel called Blissful Kids and I’m the new editor,… Continue Reading →

Ideas for Your Halloween Class Party

When I was teaching school, I had great classroom parents in charge of organizing our class’s holiday parties. Now as a parent, I’m on the other end trying to get ideas for the upcoming class party. Here’s some ideas I’ve… Continue Reading →

Kid-Sized Spider Web

After making our Laced Spider Webs and sticking flies to our Sticky Spider Webs, we thought it would be fun to make a Giant Spider Web to lace and stick ourselves into. The kids were trying hard not to get… Continue Reading →

Decorating Recycled Jars

The gals from The Tip Spot are here to share a fabulous craft with us today. Christie and Lizzy are the brains behind The Tip Spot, letting us in on great tips for everyday life. Today they’re getting our kids… Continue Reading →

More Spider Crafts, Lacing Spider Webs

We can’t get enough of spider crafts at our house. The kids love playing with the yarn and wrapping it around everything, like these giant spider webs, spider hats,¬†or icky sticky spider webs. These paper spider webs are easy for… Continue Reading →

Icky Sticky Spider Webs

We’re getting stuck on these fun Sticky Spider Webs. As we throw our “flies” at the web, we try to see if they’ll get caught or if they can get out and fly away. Supplies for Sticky Webs: Glue Dots… Continue Reading →

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