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Dance Around with Ribbon Rings

When the music is playing, it’s more fun to dance with something in your hand to wave or spin around. We made these easy Ribbon Rings that are helping us whirl and twirl. Supplies: plastic shower curtain rings, ribbon –… Continue Reading →

Tips for Taping with Paper

Teaching Kindergarten brought on a lot of papered projects, with lots and lots of tape. When it was time to take down the children’s paper decorations, I had a terrible time removing the tape from off the back of the… Continue Reading →

Silly Long Straws & Straw Wands

My kids have been loving straws. They want straws for everything. We went a little straw crazy this last time, seeing how long we could make them and still get a drink of water. Here is how we made our… Continue Reading →

Our Easter Grass is Growing Like a Weed

Grass really does grow like a weed. After about 4-5 days, the Easter Grass we planted almost 2 weeks ago was starting to grow fast! We watched it everyday, watering it and giving it some love. Here are the results! It’s… Continue Reading →

Easter Art Glittered with Crushed Egg Shells

This activity came from my 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Floor. I remember making one of these fun Easter pictures in my class back in the day. I loved my little lamb that was glittered with crushed egg shells. It’s fun… Continue Reading →

Growing Easter Grass in Egg Carton Baskets

To get ready for Easter, we’re recycling egg cartons into fun little baskets. Grass seed grows pretty fast, but I am starting 3 weeks early, in hopes to enjoy it a little before Easter is over. Supplies for Growing Easter… Continue Reading →

Make Paper Leprechaun Ears

These fun paper ears transform your little ones into Little Leprechauns. Although, I told my son he is only allowed to be as mischievous as a leprechaun when he wears these ears! To make these ears, draw the same shape… Continue Reading →

Heart Pencil Topper

I was inspired for this pencil topper idea by Melissa from Day to Day. With Valentines coming up, I wanted to do something for my son’s preschool that was fun and handmade. So instead of making those fun house and… Continue Reading →

Heart Healthy Exercise Game

At Valentines there is a lot of “heart” talk, so I thought it would be fun to come up with an exercise game to keep our hearts healthy. Throw the bean bag onto the board to see what exercise to… Continue Reading →

Heart Shaped Animals

It is amazing what kinds of creations look like hearts. This is a fun activity to do with your kids that will help decorate your house for Valentines. You will need to cut out A LOT of hearts. All colors… Continue Reading →

Cornstarch Packing Pals

What is this cornstarch stuff, you ask? They are biodegradable packing peanuts made out of cornstarch, great for the environment. My kids just went to our local library and did a fun project there that used these cornstarch packing peanuts… Continue Reading →

Picnic on the Green

We love to get out a blanket, make a yummy lunch, and eat out on the grass. Well, we are having a hard time finding the green grass in our backyard these days, so we settled for the green carpet… Continue Reading →

100 Winter Kids Craft Ideas

January can be a hard month to get through. We’re just getting past all the December holiday excitement and the month tends to drag on. The snow is still icy, the weather is cold, and the skies are gray. Well, let’s… Continue Reading →

More Playdough Fun

We made playdough! I love to make playdough. It is super soft and last quite a while stored in the fridge. I did a previous post last February with THE best Playdough Recipe. That post also tells how to make… Continue Reading →

Winter Glove Puppets

I wrote a fun Winter Glove Puppet tutorial that is featured over at Whip Up. This is a great craft for the kids to do or help with. We have been singing “Old Macdonald” all day! I bought these winter… Continue Reading →

No-Sew Fleece Scarf

I love fleece. It is soft, doesn’t fray when cut, and there are many projects with fleece that don’t require sewing. Last Fall, I posted about a No-Sew Fleece Poncho. Now our winter bodies are ready for a fleece scarf… Continue Reading →

Bringing the Snow Inside

Here is a classic and fun way to enjoy the snow inside your house too. Or if you live in a warmer climate, you can still act like it’s winter where ever you are. Paper snowflakes are fun to make,… Continue Reading →

Stained Glass Ornaments on a Budget

I love the Dollar Store. I go there every few weeks to see what little “treasures” they have. Especially at Christmas time with great stocking stuffers for everyone. I also found these fun Christmas Tree Ornaments that are called Sun… Continue Reading →

Fruity Christmas Garland

I am bringing a classic Christmas decoration back, Fruit Loop Christmas Garland. The kids love to make these and surprisingly, their attention stayed until the end. You need a box of Fruit Loop Cereal, yarn – any color, tape, scissors,… Continue Reading →

25 Storybook Surprises to Countdown Christmas

Guest post by Molly of The Pickett’s Place. This is a fun christmas tradition I’ve been sharing with my family. It is cheap and so fun, and the kids love to discover all the books to be found and read… Continue Reading →

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