valentines day, wreaths

Easy to Make Straw Heart

I wanted to make a special gift for my best friend for valentines day. Her favorite color is turquoise.....it's easy to make even for kids! I had a 12" straw heart that I had purchased from a craft store. The only other items you will need is a box of pins, and 1/3 yard of… Continue reading Easy to Make Straw Heart

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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

Holidays, valentines day

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

Garden

Outdoor Ideas For $1

Hello, It's time to set our sights on relaxing, entertaining, and enjoying our outdoor spaces. Hmm, perhaps your thinking these spaces with decorative and functional elements can get expensive. Well let me tell you...they don't have to be. If your watching your wallet, then instead of heading over to the home goods store, take a… Continue reading Outdoor Ideas For $1

Crafts, Kids, valentines day

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

Christmas, Holidays, Kids

Reindeer Crafts For Kids

What’s better than watching children creating something awesome! I love watching children when they are focused on a  little project. Their little faces and expressions are so memorable. Working so hard on it, yet having so much fun! When they are finished, the proud look on their faces, when they present it to you. Here are… Continue reading Reindeer Crafts For Kids

Christmas, Crafts, Holidays, Kids

TP Christmas Crafts For Kids!

This is a fun post for moms and dads to craft with their children. They are so easy to make, and most of the supplies you probably already have on hand. Toilet Paper rolls. Don’t throw them out!!! You can make so many Christmas crafts with them. So ready, set, Create:   Or you can… Continue reading TP Christmas Crafts For Kids!