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Help End Hunger with the Hunger Is Campaign

When I think about the need to feed children, children who are going hungry, I don’t think of my own town as having this problem. But hunger is happening right here, right now. Children in America are suffering, and there’s something… Continue Reading →

Cute Cow Treat Bags

My almost-two-year-old is very into cows right now. There is a lot of mooing in my house! We’re getting ready for a farm-themed birthday party for my son, with plenty of decorations inspired by his beloved cows. Our first project… Continue Reading →

Folded Paper Leaf Garland

The arts and crafts my kids make always end up on the wall. We love displaying them all. Even if it’s not really meant to be on the wall. But sometimes I am intentional and ask my kids to do a craft… Continue Reading →

Make a Glitter Test Tube Tornado

We’re having fun being scientists as we make a glitter tornado craft. My daughter loves to wear anything that makes her work more efficiently, so we grabbed a pair of goggles, our science notebook, and got to work on a… Continue Reading →

3 Family Games to Play with Candy

We’re having a little fun playing games with some sweet treats. We’re turning wrapped candy into game pieces as we play a few simple games before we get to eat the prize! We’ve partnered with Hi-Chew candies for today’s family game time. Are… Continue Reading →

Apple Cider Float Bar

Even though our weather is still decidedly summery, I’m heading into autumn-mode anyway. Last year, we made apple cider floats for the first time, and they were such a hit with the whole family that they became our official drink… Continue Reading →

Printable Bandage Tag for Teacher

I like to bring a little something to parent/teacher conferences with me. Some cookies, a few supplies, whatever. This year I’m bringing bandages for the class cupboard! It’s something I know the class will use, and it won’t break the budget. Plus,… Continue Reading →

Hopping Peter Rabbit Puppet Craft

Rabbit craft projects are always fun to play with and these will give you some creative ideas for Easter or for a rainy day. We decided to make these Hopping Peter Rabbit Puppets to celebrate the upcoming International Rabbit Day that’s on 26th… Continue Reading →

DIY Watercolor Coasters

The kids and I love making cute gifts for family and friends.  Grandparent’s Day is coming up and we wanted to make grandma and grandpa a gift.  We wanted something from the heart but that could be useful too.  The… Continue Reading →

Make a No-Sew Superhero Cape for Reading Powers!

It’s time for a little fun and imagination as my girls pretend play with their new superhero capes! This DIY tutorial is “super” quick and easy to make, helping your little ones get their superhero powers in no time. For today’s superhero tutorial,… Continue Reading →

Recycled CD Ice Cream Kid Craft

I scream. You scream. We ALL scream for ICE CREAM!!! Today’s kid friendly craft tutorial is not only calorie free, mess-free and fun for all ages BUT it’s also super simple, completely customizable and made with everyday supplies you probably have… Continue Reading →

Easy Lunchbox Idea: Turkey Pesto Roll-Ups

I’m always on the lookout for easy lunchbox ideas, something different from the same-old, same-old… you know who you are, pbj! In comes these yummy turkey pesto roll-ups. These are so quick to put together in the morning to add to… Continue Reading →

13 Magical Science Experiments for Kids

We’re jazzed about these magical science experiments we’ve been seeing all around and we know you’ll love them too. Use up all your senses as you explore each of these experiments made of magic! They are all about diving in and… Continue Reading →

Banana Hazelnut Burritos for an After-School Snack

With school around the corner, we’re getting busy prepping for the first day of school. I’m already anticipating the craziness of the start of the school year, so I’m getting ready with a few after-school snack ideas we can make for when they get… Continue Reading →

Washi Tape Pencil Flags

We’re gifting our teachers with a few fun pencils for the first day of school! It was fun to come up with silly things to say on our pencils, something to motivate both teachers and kids for back to school…. Continue Reading →

Life Hack: Cover Scuffed Shoes with Duct Tape

Let’s face it, kids are tough on shoes. Just one bike ride with toes dragging can ruin a perfectly good pair. Or normal play at parks and on playgrounds. Or kneeling on cement doing sidewalk chalk. The toes are the first… Continue Reading →

Back to School DIY Craft Caddy

With my kids gearing up for back to school, we’ve got school supplies on the brain! We have our lists from the teachers for what our kids need to bring on the first day, so we’re getting everything ready. Along with supplies… Continue Reading →

Lego Math Preschool Activity

I love finding simple ways to learn while playing for my kids. The kids love Legos at my house. So many fun ways to build and play with them. I can get lost building with them sometimes too. Little brother… Continue Reading →

Button, Paper Fun, and Star Wars Mania Book Series

If you’re a long time reader of this blog, you know I love me some craft books. Especially kids craft books! So I’m thrilled to showcase my dear friend, Amanda of Crafts by Amanda, and her new books that have… Continue Reading →

Apple Stamped Crab Kids Craft

When it comes to kid crafts, I’ve been trying to think outside the box and share some ideas that can be done on a simple budget & with attainable items everyone has in their reach. And no doubt – today’s Apple Stamped Crab Kids Craft… Continue Reading →

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