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pretend play

Crafting With Kids: Paper Tube People

This idea was inspired by the book Poupées Marionettes et Pantins by Ilse Strobl-Wohlschalger, a vintage craft book from 1968. These paper tube people are easy to make and are fun for small world play! My five year old really… Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Envelope Hand Puppets

I love craft projects that can be carried off and used for playtime, and puppets are the perfect craft for sparking some creative pretend play. We had great fun making these super-simple and adorable puppets using envelopes and other supplies… Continue Reading →

Dress Up Wedding Veils

My girls are having fun with their new dress up wedding veils. We’re singing, “I’m getting married in the morning“! These wedding veils are simple to make and fun to wear for playtime. I almost want to make a third… Continue Reading →

Playing With Trash: Cardboard Cell Phones

When you don’t have money for a new toy, get creative and make your own out of recycled cardboard. I made two flip-type cell phones out of cardboard for my sons, and they played with them for hours. Kids have… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Miss Pretty Pretty’s Card Table Playhouse

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. #316 Jeanette is our winner. Have fun playing pretend under the table! I am in LOVE with these fabric playhouses by Julie of Miss Pretty Pretty. It’s such a great… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Bella Luna Toys

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. #92 Emily is the winner of some fabulous toys. Have fun getting creative! Oh, oh, oh! I am so happy to be able to showcase this fabulous shop. I promise… Continue Reading →

Recycling Grocery Ads for Playtime Menus

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… Continue Reading →

Felt Sugar Cookies for Kitchen Playtime

These dainty little treats are a hit in the kitchen, a play kitchen that is. My kids puts these on a small tray I bought at the dollar store and bring them to us to taste. Follow my how-to for… Continue Reading →

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