As I’ve still got Disneyland on the brain, here’s a few fun Disneyland inspired projects I’ve found. I can’t wait to make the Pixie Hollow project below with a photo of my own little girl! Pixie Hollow in a Jar by Zakka Life (pictured above) Mickey Mouse Candy Bouquet by This Marvelous Life Sew a […]
The Crafty Crow is featuring my ebook today, Make and Takes Monster Mania: Crafts for Little Monsters. She’s giving away 5 copies to 5 monsterific readers! So head on over and comment for your chance to win!
I love pipe cleaners–there are a million things you can do with them! They come in tons of colors, are cheap and readily available at your local craft or dollar store. My three year-old son is just starting to discover dinosaurs (his favorite: the T-Rex. How do boys learn this stuff? Is it just part […]
I’m happy to announce my kid crafty MONSTER MANIA eBook is here! I’ve been crafting up a “Monstrous” storm finishing up this project. It’s finally here, ready to buy and download now! Click here for more details and to purchase a copy of this eBook for your family today. Thanks for supporting Make and Takes!
I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday again today. Come see how I crafted Cleaning Baskets for my kids, helping them work hard this Labor Day!
Along with school shopping and choosing a new lunch box, one back-to-school tradition is covering your school books. Some schools require it, some don’t, but your kids are sure to get a kick out of customizing their books with covers made from recycled materials. You can use a variety of destined-for-the-dumpster materials to make unique […]
You might have noticed by now that I am way into mixing art time with playtime. My boys loved this technique: using a (washable) toy to apply paint to paper. We used some old toy cars to roll in paint and then make a fun painting. Another bonus: using unusual paint brushes makes unique paintings. […]
Felt is one of the cheapest crafting materials around, and one of the easiest to work with. It’s also a great crafting material for kids of nearly any age. With a little help, even pre-schoolers (or even toddlers) can make finger puppets that will delight them for hours. I made simple Star Wars inspired puppets, […]
I was a guest over at Money Saving Mom last week, posting a fun craft for recycling your grocery ads into Playtime Menus. My kids love picking out which food to use for the menus and how much to price it at! Head on over to Money Saving Mom for the how-to. And, if you […]