DIY’s and Activities

christmas gift guide ideas for kids

Great Christmas Gifts For Kids – Christmas Gift Guide

I’m a big fan of things that helps us parents connect and bond with our children. This holiday, I put togetherRead this story »

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Sparkly Snowman – White Playdough Recipe

Our new elf Jingles hacked into my blog the other day and posted about the advent activities she’ll be bringingRead this story »

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Advent Calendar Activities For Kids

Hi everyone! My name is Jingles and I’ve hijacked Amy’s blog to tell you about my advent calendar activitiesRead this story »

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Felt Garland – Easy Christmas Ornaments

I first came across a holiday garland from Kiwi Crate. They made a really cute and easy Valentine garland with heartsRead this story »

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Snowman In A Jar Playdough Kit – Gifts In A Jar Ideas

As a parent, every one of your child’s first is special. The first time they smiled at you, the first time theyRead this story »

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Craft Kits For Busy Parents – Kiwi Crate Review

As busy mothers, we’re always on the look out for ideas and things that’ll make our lives easier. From funRead this story »

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Salt Dough Heart Magnets – Valentine’s Day Kid’s Crafts

This Valentine’s Day is a special one for us because it is Elle’s first year in preschool, which means it&#Read this story »

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Sticky Valentines – How To Make DIY Window Clings

I’m so excited to share this craft with you! We had so much fun making these diy window cling. They are easy, funRead this story »

Download this FREE printable game. Color and pattern matching game for kids with popsicle sticks. Perfect for busy bags!

Color & Pattern Matching Game for Kids

This Color & Pattern Matching Game for kids using popsicle sticks is a great game for kids who are learning countingRead this story »

A fun contact paper craft for kids using craft materials to create a face.

Sticky Face – Contact Paper Crafts

Since Jay and I played with contact paper the other day, I wanted Elle to have some fun with it too. Remembering thatRead this story »

You can play this matching game 3 ways and it’s a great game for busy bags. Free printable download.

Silhouette Matching Game and Busy Bag Ideas

Doesn’t this game look fun!? I’m so in love with the colorful graphics and the simplicity of this game. Just likeRead this story »

Kid safe glow in the dark glitter jars

{Kid Safe} Glow In The Dark Glitter Jars

Who like things that glow in the dark? There’s something so magical and mysterious about things that glow whenRead this story »

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How To Dye Pasta – Recipe And Tips To Make The BEST Dyed Pasta

Making dyed pasta is nothing new. After making it a few times, I’ve learned a few tips and tricks to show you howRead this story »

fun toddler and children activities

indoor fishing

Elle’s grandpa LOVES to fish and I think Elle picked up some of his passion. Elle has so much fun when her grandpaRead this story »

mason jar favors with colored rice for party

Mason Jar Favors with Colored Rice

When the little guy had his first birthday party, I wanted to make party favors for the kids of things he likes. 2Read this story »

2 kids + paper + balls + 2 frames = friendship craft for kids

Friendship Painting – Friendship Craft For Kids

This fun activity was invented out of a night of hanging with my gal Tairalyn at Little Miss Mama. I vaguely rememberRead this story »

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Super Fun Ooey Gooey Slime

When you have a very active toddler, you’re always looking for activities to keep their little hands occupied. I&#Read this story »

This pasta and bead threading is a great activity to develop those fine motor skills. This post also includes other pasta crafts for kids.

Pasta & Bead Threading – Pasta Crafts for Kids

With the pasta that we dyed recently, I wanted to create some really simple crafts and invitations to play for Elle.Read this story »

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Cherry Kool Aid Play Dough

One of the activities on our Summer Bucket List is to make homemade play dough. Making play dough is one of thoseRead this story »

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix In A Jar With Printables

I’ve always been a fan of easy homemade gifts, both giving and receiving it. The ‘made with love’ partRead this story »

Sticky Play – Contact Paper Crafts for Toddlers

Ever since the little boy turned 1, he’s really taken an interest in what his big sister does. Whenever Elle isRead this story »

These origami hearts makes a great gift from kids for mothers day. Write a note or draw a picture inside to make it really special.

5 Minute Gift for Mom – Mother’s Day Gifts From Kids

Have I ever told you how much I love handmade gifts? Especially gifts my kids made? For this Mother’s Day, I don’tRead this story »

Lunch box notes origami with printables

Lunch Box Notes Origami – Free Printable

I’ve always loved the idea of including a little love note in my kids’ lunch box. I imagine Elle taking herRead this story »

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Heart Magnet Valentines – Valentine Crafts For Kids

A couple weeks ago Elle and I made a batch of salt dough heart magnets for her friends at school. After all the heartsRead this story »

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Origami Heart Love Notes – How To Make An Origami Heart

This Valentine’s Day, I’m doing a lot of things for Elle to make her feel special and loved. These cuteRead this story »

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spooky glowing eyes – easy halloween craft for kids

I don’t know how it happened but now that my daughter is 3, we go through SO MUCH toilet paper! I was reallyRead this story »

how to make coloured rice

Cinnamon Scented Fall Coloured Rice

There are many ways to dye rice. Depending on the ingredients you use, the method of how to dye rice could be aRead this story »

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Creative Craft Ideas for Kids – Kiwi Crate Review

Being a mother of a very active little girl as well as a little baby, I’m always looking for educational and easyRead this story »