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{Play} Tinkerlab Challenge | Paper Bag Fan

February 5, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

You’ve probably seen some of the fun challenges put on by Rachelle over at Tinkerlab. If you haven’t, check them out here.  For her latest Creative Challenge – Paper Bags – we made a Paper Bag Fan! Materials paper bags anything to decorate your bags:  markers, paint, pencils, or glue + gems/feathers/any small objects a round […]

{Play} Fun With Pasta! Pasta Necklaces

August 18, 2011 in All Posts, Fun With Food!, Play, Toddler Activities

Fun With Pasta! is our latest installment of the Fun With Food! series. What do you get when you mix pasta + paint + a toddler?  Painted pasta necklaces and a whole lotta messy fun along the way! Here’s what you’ll need to make your pasta jewelry (think bracelets, headbands and crowns, too): Materials paint […]

{Play} Construction Paper Dress and Windsock

August 11, 2011 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

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 […]

{Play} Repurposed Easter Grass Spring Garden

April 15, 2011 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

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 […]

{Play} One Minute Paper Bag Monster

March 8, 2011 in All Posts, Play, Toddler Activities

In the literally five minutes I had to put the finishing touches on my makeup, cook the kids breakfast, pack my own lunch and give the nanny instructions about Sam’s medicine, I actually managed to get in this super quick monster mask for Jane, who insisted I make it in between cooking her spattering sausages […]