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The Importance of Monthly Calendars for Young Children + 2015 Calendars for Kids! ~

Calendar Skills: Using a Monthly Calendar with Young Children

Using a monthly calendar at home is always something I've done, even before having kids. But I never … [Read More...]

All kinds of activities for kids (including slimes and art projects) using liquid starch!

What Can You Do with Liquid Starch?

Who knew there were so many art projects and sensory play recipes for kids using liquid starch! … [Read More...]

Perfect sensory play activity for New Years or a Birthday! (Celebration Homemade Playdough Recipe)~

Celebration Playdough Recipe for Kids

Looking for a way to help make a special day for your child or students even more memorable? … [Read More...]

All kinds of gingerbread-themed crafts, activities, and sensory play ideas for kids! (25+ Gingerbread Activities for Kids)

Over 25 Gingerbread Activities for Kids

Although we love doing gingerbread activities with the kids all winter long, they are especially fun … [Read More...]

Perfect for Christmas and winter sensory play! (Gingerbread Playdough Recipe~

Winter Sensory Play: Gingerbread Playdough Recipe

This gingerbread playdough recipe is the perfect winter sensory play activity. Combine the homemade … [Read More...]

Holiday Stick Letter Ornaments

Holiday Stick Letter Ornaments for Kids to Make {Guest Post}

I am thrilled to introduce you to my guest poster today, Holly Jones! I first met Holly a few years … [Read More...]

Perfect beginning sewing project for kids! (Felt Elf Hat~

Beginner Sewing Projects for Kids: DIY Elf Hat

With Christmas right around the corner, this DIY felt elf hat is one of our favorite beginner sewing … [Read More...]

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition Review~

Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition Tablet {Review}

  Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition Review The kids have been wanting (I should actually say have … [Read More...]

Popsicle Stick and Jingle Bell Homemade Christmas Tree Ornament

Popsicle Stick and Jingle Bell Christmas Tree Ornament

Here's a super cute and easy homemade Christmas ornament for the kids to make. Just grab a few … [Read More...]

Santa Hat Ornament

Santa Hat Homemade Christmas Ornament

This Santa hat homemade Christmas ornament is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to make. You'll … [Read More...]

hanging the star on top of the Christmas tree

Best Time to Be a Kid: Holidays with Gymboree

This year Gymboree is celebrating why holidays are "the best time to be a kid" by inviting … [Read More...]

Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Cars and Trucks (Gift Guide)~

15 Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Cars and Trucks

My son is a huge fan of toy cars and toy trucks, so I've been on the lookout for some great gift … [Read More...]

Christmas Fine Motor Activity for Kids- Decorate the Button Tree! ~

Christmas Activities for Kids: Button Christmas Tree

This button Christmas tree has become one of my favorite Christmas activities for kids! It's a … [Read More...]


Furoshiki- Make Your Own Fabric Gift Wrap

Furoshiki, the Japanese art of wrapping with cloth, is the perfect method of gift wrap for holidays … [Read More...]

how to marble fabric

How to Marble Fabric

If you've ever wondered how to marble fabric or are looking for something fun to do on your own or … [Read More...]

Winter Crafts for Kids: Creating Symmetrical Snowflakes~ Buggy and Buddy

Winter Crafts for Kids: Create a Symmetrical Snowflake

Here's one of our favorite winter crafts for kids~ creating symmetrical … [Read More...]

Gift Ideas for Kids: 9 Cool and Unique Toys Kids Will Love~

Gift Ideas for Kids: Cool and Unique Toys

If you're looking for some new and unusual gift ideas for kids, you'll love this list of unique … [Read More...]

Over 10 Christmas Tree Crafts and Activities for Kids~ from

10+ Christmas Tree Crafts and Activities for Kids

With the holidays getting close, we've been doing all kinds of Christmas tree crafts and activities! … [Read More...]

Creative gift ideas for kids who love fairy tales!

Gift Ideas for Kids Who Love Fairy Tales

Do you know a child who loves fairy tales? Here are some unique gift ideas that are sure to delight … [Read More...]

Exploring color mixing with preschoolers

Mixing Colors: Create and Name Your Own Colors {GIVEAWAY!}

Mixing colors is one of the most classic art activities for kids and is always a hit. We were … [Read More...]

10 Cool Marbling Techniques and Projects for Kids~ on

Cool Marbling Techniques and Projects for Kids

After seeing the excitement my daughter had when we recently marbled paper, I searched high and low … [Read More...]

Paper Mache Christmas Tree Ornament~

Homemade Christmas Ornaments: Paper Mache Christmas Trees

These paper mache Christmas tree ornaments are the most unique homemade Christmas ornaments we've … [Read More...]

Toddler Christmas Activity: Decorate the Felt Christmas Trees with Pompoms~ Buggy and Buddy

Fine Motor Activities: Decorate the Felt Christmas Trees

One of our simplest fine motor activities is Christmas themed- Decorate the Felt Christmas … [Read More...]

How to Make Snow Dough~

How to Make Snow Dough

Snow dough is a fun sensory material to add to small world play and also makes a great play material … [Read More...]