Crafts, Kids

Cute Upcycled Planters With Kids In Mind

This is a repost of a post I did last year. It was enjoyed so much, and I thought some of you would like to see it again. Let's recycle by creating upcycled planter characters with your older children. Whenever I look at something, I try to look outside the box a bit. You can… Continue reading Cute Upcycled Planters With Kids In Mind

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY, Garden

TP Birdfeeder

Don't throw away those empty TP and paper towel rolls, you can create wonderful projects up cycling them. Here is an adorable example using TP rolls. Just gather the materials and the kids and create! Here are the Materials you will need: Small branch or sturdy twig Cardboard tubes, cut into strips Cheerios Light Corn… Continue reading TP Birdfeeder

Crafts, Kids

Kids Make Your Own Slime!

Slime...kids love this stuff. Well, I decided to make some with my young friend Mariah. This was fun, and so easy to do. You don't have to spend a  bunch of money make this stuff, you probably already have the ingredients at home. This is what we used: White Glue Food Color of your choice… Continue reading Kids Make Your Own Slime!

Holidays, Patriotic

Let’s Celebrate 4th of July!!

Over the past few days, I have been putting together a couple of centerpieces, Firecracker Centerpiece on the left of the picture, and the Flower Centerpiece on the right. I also made 2 candle holders from wood posts, and a pinwheel garland...lots of fun and easy for you to also create! Almost everything was recycled… Continue reading Let’s Celebrate 4th of July!!

Crafts, Kids

DIY Glow in the Dark Projects for Kids

I have made some pretty fun 'Slime' projects. This post is filled with slime projects. You can see here how to make your own slime. It is so easy to do, and you probably already have the ingredients you need to make it for yourself and try some of these projects below. To make your… Continue reading DIY Glow in the Dark Projects for Kids

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY, Garden, Kids

Garden Fairy Jar

I wrote this tutorial last year and I am re posting because it is so special and relatively easy. So I am re doing it for you because there are so many of you out there with small children, and I know they will love this! I see different versions of these fairy jars all… Continue reading Garden Fairy Jar

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More Fun Crafts For Kids Prt 2

We are all staying home and keeping safe and I thought instead of waiting for summer, I would post this now.  I can imagine the kids are getting so bored being coupe up .  It can sometimes be tricky finding activities to keep your little ones occupied during this time off from school. What goes… Continue reading More Fun Crafts For Kids Prt 2

valentines day

Valentines Banner

Well I have found one for all of you out there that wants to add Valentine decor to your home. This is a VERY easy and inexpensive, and quick valentine craft, that just about anyone can do....fun for kids too! Gather some colored paper...pinks and reds and any other color you want to throw in… Continue reading Valentines Banner

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Valentines Jokes, Games, and Coloring Pages

Valentines Day is less than a month away, and I have gathered some fun activities for the whole family. Click on the highlighted words or numbers if you want to download the page and print. First, the kids! Here are some fun jokes for them to unscramble and decode. valentine-jokes-for-kids-1   valentines kids jokes 2… Continue reading Valentines Jokes, Games, and Coloring Pages

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Printable Valentines Day Cards

Just a quick thought regarding Valentine's Day cards - I like to make sure that there are enough for everyone in the classroom (not just best friends) and, when filling them out, I encourage the kids to print their name on the card, but not the name of the person receiving it -- that way,… Continue reading Printable Valentines Day Cards