Egg Shell Painting on Canvas

Egg Shell Painting

We eat a lot of eggs in my house. We even had our own backyard suburban chickens for a few years. At least once a month I make a big batch of egg muffins and freeze them for easy portable snacks and breakfasts. This time, however, I got creative with the leftover shells with an Egg Shell Painting activity. Get Ready for Egg Shell Painting: Crack your eggs very … [Read more...]

Free Word Art

free word art

Are you looking for free word art to use for a gift or to frame in your house? Word Art is perfect for you! This is NOT a sponsored post. I discovered this site today and have printed free word art for my kids and each one of my students. So fun! You can even upload your own image to add words to. Customize any meaningful shape with important words. There are so … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Salt Dough Ornaments

Make Your Own Salt Dough Ornaments Gift Idea

Salt dough ornaments are an awesome keepsake for your little one's handprints, footprints, or for your dog's paw prints. Not only can you make your own salt dough ornaments, but you can also put the ingredients together for the perfect DIY gift (think Baby's First Christmas, Baby Showers, New Puppy, etc.)! Make Your Own Salt Dough Ornaments Combine 1 cup of salt and 1 … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Art for Kids

Christmas Tree Art for Kids

  Children of any age will enjoy creating this Christmas Tree Art. What a great gift that kids can make for someone they love!   First, purchase any size/type of canvas from the craft store. It really doesn’t matter what size you use. Using painter’s tape, cut angled strips of tape that form an abstract Christmas tree shape and place the tape directly on the … [Read more...]

The BEST Gift for Moms

Best Gift for Moms

Look no further... This is the BEST Gift for Moms (any occasion)! Look at this bracelet!  This is Blake and Natalie's handwriting! Can you believe that? Personalized jewelry like this from Centime is such a unique keepsake! The jewelry arrived in this beautiful packaging. This Mother's Ring with my kids' names on it is gorgeous and fun to wear. I love the way … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Craft for Babies

Mother's Day Flower Craft

I babysit for a little boy the same age as my son (14 months) and I was trying to think of a craft to do with him to give to his mother this Sunday. All I could think of (and find online) were footprint crafts. I must say that I am OVER the whole footprint craft idea. I’ve done my share of restraining my son and getting a perfect footprint for the sake of cute little crafts, … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Easy Bake Oven Mixes

Make Your Own Easy Bake Oven Mixes

The Easy Bake Oven was an exciting gift for us this Christmas! We baked the cookies that were included in the box the same day. Because the store bought mixes can be a bit pricey (especially for my enthusiastic bakers), we came up with a way to make your own Easy Bake Oven mixes. It is an INCREDIBLY affordable way to keep my girls baking! Buy a variety of store bought cake … [Read more...]

Personalized Art for Kids

DIY Custom Art For Kids

Make your own personalized art! Materials: canvas (any size) material glue felt buttons First, cover the front side of the canvas in any kind of fabric. I have three girls, so princesses was an obvious choice! We just used tacky glue and it worked great at attaching the fabric to the canvas. Be sure to pull the fabric taut so it doesn’t buckle. Allow it to dry … [Read more...]

Hand Painted Postcards

Kids Painted Postcards

Hand Painted Postcards is a great indoor activity, especially when it’s too cold to be playing outside! Start with some sturdy cardboard. We found some from leftover packaging, and just recycled it. Using a paper cutter, cut it into 4x6 pieces or whatever size works based on your cardboard.   Using craft paint, paint designs and pictures on the front of each … [Read more...]

Personalized Friendship Bracelets

DIY Friendship Bracelets

With the end of the school year approaching, these personalized friendship bracelets are a fun way for kids to make small gifts for their classmates while working on letter sorting and lacing beads! We used this cord (found at Walmart) and alphabet beads. There are NOT a ton of vowels in each bag, so if you are intending on making words or names, buy 2-3 bags. You can … [Read more...]

Kids’ Gift Wrapping Station

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A kids' gift wrapping station is the perfect way for children to be a part of wrapping, decorating, and creating this holiday season. My kids love making and wrapping little notes and pictures for their friends and family so I organized an area for them to put the finishing touches on their gifts. What to Include:   cards and envelopes gift wrap (pre-cut pieces that were … [Read more...]

DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

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Don't bother to buy wrapping paper. Let your kids make the perfect wrapping paper for you! Here are a few DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas. Spray Paint Wrapping Paper Lego Wrapping Paper Paint and Doodle Your Own Wrapping Paper on the back of wrapping paper you already have. Car Painting Wrapping Paper Paint with a RAMP to Make Wrapping … [Read more...]