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Easy 3 Ingredient Homemade Puffy Paint

Easy 3 Ingredient Homemade Puffy Paint

My daughter and I love anything sensory. Especially if it’s soft and fluffy and colorful. Like kittens. And cotton balls. And FLUFF. Haha. But seriously, we made this insanely easy homemade puffy paint using only 3 ingredients. Ingredients you probably have at home already. Just […]

Creative Unicorn, Monster and Cat Pumpkins for Kids

Creative Unicorn, Monster and Cat Pumpkins for Kids

Part two of decorating pumpkins! Because y’all know how much we LOVE decorating pumpkins. Last week we made really cute and colorful drip paint pumpkins, which I thought was a big success. This week, as per my daughter, we decided to make creative unicorn pumpkins, […]

Colorful Rainbow No Carve Drip Paint Pumpkins

Colorful Rainbow No Carve Drip Paint Pumpkins

rel=”attachment wp-att-3423″> It’s pumpkin season! Everyone knows, that’s my favorite season. Because we LOVE decorating pumpkins. We’ve made glittered pumpkins and jeweled pumpkins but never did we try – rainbow drip paint pumpkins. Until… NOW. These were so fun to make. All we needed was some acrylic paint […]

Easy, Accessible and Effective Way to Organize Kids Arts and Crafts to Get your Kids Creative 

Easy, Accessible and Effective Way to Organize Kids Arts and Crafts to Get your Kids Creative 

This past summer, I made sure to have a variety of cool, colorful and fun art supplies to carry us through the break. A lot of the stuff I found on sale and hoarded it into my closet until vacay started. Similar to my previous […]

Painting Flower Rocks with Paint Markers

Painting Flower Rocks with Paint Markers

I wish I was a crazy plant lady, with a crazy talented green thumb. Flowers and plants everywhere. But I’m not. I have a hard enough time keeping my succulents alive. A couple of years ago, I created a mini garden for my then toddler […]

Fun Rainbow O’s Edible Necklaces for Kids

Fun Rainbow O’s Edible Necklaces for Kids

For my daughter’s final bake sale of the school year, I had wild ambitions to make fancy cookies, lemon brownies and gooey sprinkled rice Krispy squares. Of course — In brown paper packages all tied up with string… But as it always seems, the night before, we fell short […]

Fun DIY Gumdrop Bead Necklaces to Make with Kids

Fun DIY Gumdrop Bead Necklaces to Make with Kids

(For your convenience, this post contains affiliate links, at no cost to you.) Since making our summer fruit necklaces, Els and I have been on a necklace making roll. We found other fun beads to play with and some silver chains to go with it. […]

Summer Fruit Bead Necklaces

Summer Fruit Bead Necklaces

My daughter and I, have certain rituals before bedtime. As most people do. Besides the usual, no more snacks, ya should have eaten your dinner, go brush teeth, go brush teeth, go BRUSH TEETH,  put on your pajamas, pajamas, PA–! Get in bed, I said […]

Simple Candy-Free Easter Egg Ideas for Kids

Simple Candy-Free Easter Egg Ideas for Kids

If there’s one thing that doesn’t go old in our house, it’s beads. My daughter loves making jewelry. As do I. And I thought, why not fill some clear plastic eggs with beads and string. It’s colorful. It’s shiny. It’s not as good as candy, […]

Easy Halloween Pom Pom Pumpkins

Easy Halloween Pom Pom Pumpkins

Ok, so you all must know by now, my unhealthy obsession with pom poms. They’re colorful and fluffy and soft… What’s not to love? So we decided to decorate some simple Halloween pumpkins this year with lots and lots of, yep, pom poms! And of […]