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Crafty Flip-Flop Posters to Gear Up for Summer Fun!

While we have been experiencing a heat-wave here in California, I know many of you are still looking for a little spring weather to make its appearance. Either way, summer is coming (yay!), and if you have school-age kiddos, they… Continue Reading →

Art Journaling with Kids: My Hands

For quite a few years, my girls have been keeping journals. They write about family activities, make lists of favorites, compose poems, and try creative writing techniques for home school projects. This school year, we decided to start new art… Continue Reading →

Fun and Silly Writing with Sticker Rebus Stories

We always seem to have an abundance of stickers around the house. One of our favorite projects to do with stickers is creating sticker rebus stories. Sticker stories are a great way to get the creative juices flowing for young… 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 →

Handwritten Notes to My Favorite Sisters + Giveaway

“Sisters, sisters, there were never such devoted sisters…” I have some pretty amazing sisters. The kind of sisters who you talk to on a weekly basis. The kind that when you get together it’s an all out party. And the… Continue Reading →

All About Me Wordle for Kids

Have you ever played with Wordle? It is a fun way to create an interesting graphic or word cloud using text of your choice. I didn’t have much experience with Wordle until recently, and now my girls and I are… Continue Reading →

3 Secret Codes to Try With Your Kids

I live with two aspiring secret agents, who sometimes need to send important cryptic messages to each other. In addition to experimenting with lemon juice as invisible ink, we’ve been having loads of fun trying out various secret codes and… Continue Reading →

Summer Camp for Kids: Squiggle Drawings

Summer Camp guest post by Amy of Let’s Explore On a recent afternoon where there was more squabbling than playing, I knew we needed a quick and simple boredom buster. I grabbed a stack of large index cards and a… Continue Reading →

Tips for Journaling with Kids

Guest Post by Carrie of This Mama Makes Stuff Journaling is such a great activity to do with kids. I love it because I am able to preserve a little piece of who my children are at a particular moment… Continue Reading →

Fun Ways to Practice Writing the Alphabet

My little girl is now interested in writing and drawing lines, so I figured she’s ready to start forming those lines into letters. We now take time everyday to practice writing letters of the alphabet from A-Z! As she’s just… Continue Reading →

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