We’re back with another Simple Classic: the Cotton Ball Snowman! Remember these from back in the day? I love that the concept is so simple and so representative of crafty winter fun. Materials Construction paper Cotton balls Glue stick Scissors How To Step 1 Cut out your snowman. I folded a piece of white construction […]
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Welcome to September’s Virtual Book Club For Kids blog hop! This month we are featuring book reviews, activities, crafts, and recipes inspired by the works of children’s author and illustrator Lois Ehlert. (All book links, including images, are Amazon Affiliate links). Amazon.com WidgetsWe are very fortunate to have a dedicated Children’s Library nearby, so we were […]
As y’all know, I love making crafts or projects using the bazillion brown paper grocery bags we have stockpiled in our kitchen drawer from over the years (like this One Minute Paper Bag Monster) or other recyclables lying around our house that would otherwise turn to waste (like this Repurposed Easter Grass Garden, these Rock Candy […]
You’ve probably already grown your Easter grass since Easter is only one week away, but have you figured out how to display your homegrown greens? We made this colorful Easter grass spring garden using many repurposed items lying around our home: but you can make yours almost entirely out of items headed for the recycling […]
Sam woke up at the indecent hour of 5:00 a.m., so Jane and I needed something to do on this cold and dreary rainy morning until he woke up from his 7:00 a.m. nap. We couldn’t play outside, but The Crafty Crow saved the day with this great idea from the journey into unschooling. The construction paper […]
With a two-year old who’s always bouncing off the walls and won’t sit through a project with any waiting time (like waiting for me to cut paper), it’s always a race to finish a project while keeping Jane’s interest. In one of our speediest projects ever, we put together this construction paper jeweled crown in […]
Completely enamored by Chloe’s new fragrance, Love, Chloe, I bought my own Valentine’s present this year. (Well, Hubby also got me something). But buying your own gift doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be presented beautifully. I didn’t have any wrapping paper handy, so I enlisted Jane’s help. This is by the far the easiest wrapping paper […]