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creativity

Sticky Note Window Pictures

Whether you need an activity to keep the kids busy indoors or you’re traveling on a family road trip, these Sticky Note Window Pictures are a hit! They can be easily created using any window and make for some fun and… Continue Reading →

Tinkering With littleBits for Little Inventors

We’ve recently been introduced to the fun inventive electronic kits by littleBits, a Make and Takes sponsor. Their kits come with small electronic pieces that fit together magnetically, making it super simple to build mini machines. Or even big machines…. Continue Reading →

4 Childrens’ Book Illustrator Websites Worth Checking Out

We love picture books! Even though my girls can read big, fat chapter books now, there is still something magical about a silly or sweet story paired with the perfect illustrations. My girls often use picture books as inspiration for… Continue Reading →

All About Me: Adjective Self-Portraits for Kids

At least once a year, I do a self-portrait art project with my daughters. I love having a collection of paintings, drawings, and collages of how they see themselves at different ages. For one of our recent self-portrait projects, we… Continue Reading →

Family Time With This Creative Drawing Table

How fun would this Family Drawing Table from Tim Durfee & Iris Anna Regn be to have in an art room? Found over at the M&T Spotlight by Handmade Charlotte, I would love to spend hours with my kids at this… Continue Reading →

7 Unique Painting Tools for Kids

We have a good-sized stash of paint brushes, but my girls love the novelty of painting with various gadgets and objects from around the house. Whether we’re raiding the office supplies or the kitchen drawers, there are always interesting items… Continue Reading →

Loving This Story About Caine’s Arcade

Have you see this video yet about Caine’s Arcade? If not, you are in for a treat. This 9 year old boy named Caine is amazing! He built his own arcade out of recycled boxes and tape. He even sells… Continue Reading →

Creating 3-D Paper Sculptures With Kids

On most Fridays, I set-out a free play art activity for my girls. I pull out materials we haven’t used in a while, various items that fit a theme (like “round”), or craft supplies that we don’t normally use together…. Continue Reading →

Getting Inspired at The Creative Connection

I just got back from The Creative Connection in Minneapolis (where I celebrated my birthday!!). TCC is the brain child of Jo Packham and Nancy Soriano, two amazingly smart creative women. They filled the weekend with crafts, classes and panels… Continue Reading →

Getting Messy Over at Filth Wizardry

I have been in love with the blog Filth Wizardry for a long long time! This family is always up to something fun, messy, and creative. Here are just a few of my favorite projects they have created together. I… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Total Class Creative Dream Girl Collection

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #121 SAJ. You’re the winner of a new dreamy collection! Have fun make believing! Are you ready for the most Dreamy Girl Collection ever? Ready to play, make… Continue Reading →

Keeping Children’s Creativity Alive

I first wrote about “The Purpose of Play” and kid’s creativity when I was a guest mom at Design Mom last April. I feel it’s so important and am a huge advocate for children and enhancing their creativity, that I’m… Continue Reading →

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