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Easy Homemade Play Town

February 27, 2015 in All Posts, First Grade, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Art, Kindergarten Craft, Preschool, Preschool Art, Preschool Craft, Sponsored Posts

Glitter, upcycling, and independent play:  these are a few of my favorite things. When we received a box brimming with Glitter Glue, Painters Markers, School Glue and Glue Sticks from Elmer’s last weekend, I knew EXACTLY what we would do – get our craft on and create a homemade play town with items straight from […]

Make Your Own Homemade Super Bouncy Ball

September 6, 2012 in All Posts, Play, Preschool, Preschool Science

I’m still on a blogging break, but don’t want to leave you hanging on for too long, so…here’s our easy tutorial on how your kids can make their own Super Bouncy Ball. {Just click on this link or the photo and it will take you to Kids Activities Blog where the tutorial was posted last week} If […]

CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT. This Week: Crave Homemade Sugar Cubes

May 26, 2012 in All Posts, CRAVE IT. COVET. LOVE IT.

This week I’ve been craving Homemade Sugar Cubes in whimsical shapes like these cuties from Nifty Thrifty Things: They would be so pretty with colored Homemade Sanding Sugar, like the vibrant variety from Sweet SugarBelle’s, wouldn’t they? You Might Enjoy:{Celebrate} The Simplest Homemade Wrapping Paper{Craft} Homemade For The Holidays | Sequin Frames & Ornaments And A Sparkly […]

{Craft} Yarn Wrapped Letters Nursery Gift

May 8, 2012 in All Posts, DIY

Need inspiration for a different take on the DIY monogram or a homemade nursery gift for a newborn? How about these Yarn Wrapped Letters: To give you an idea of how long it takes me to get around to doing any of the projects on my Crafty Bucket List, I was inspired by this, made […]

{Play} Family Memory Game

December 22, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

I’m so excited to be sharing with you the activity for Day 23 of the Creative Christmas Countdown:  Play A Card Game!   One of Jane’s favorite games is the iPhone Toy Story 3 Memory App.  She’s already mastered the Easy Level and isn’t fazed at all by the Medium Level.  To break her away […]

{Craft} Homemade For The Holidays | Sequin Frames & Ornaments And A Sparkly Treasure Box #Elmer’s Holiday #GlueNGlitter Giveaway

December 15, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, DIY, Giveaways, Sponsored Posts

Well, we’re continuing on our homemade kick this holiday season with a Sequin Picture Frame, some Sequin Ornaments,and a Sparkly Treasure Box!   Sequin Picture Frame You know I love glitter and sequins are just glitter amplified, so I LOVE sequins!  This gift was so simple to make and my favorite because of the bright colors. I used […]

{Celebrate} Homemade For The Holidays | Menorah Handprints

December 8, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

Here’s a super easy Hannukah gift that your child can make in just a few minutes.  Jane made them as teacher’s gifts.   Materials Blue and yellow paint (or any other colors you wish) Paper Step 1 Using the blue paint, have your toddler make a handprint with each of her hands, with the thumbs […]

{Craft} Pretty Card and Cardholder from Specialty Cardstock

February 26, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, DIY

Here are the instructions for the card and cardholder we gave Hubby along with his specially gift-wrapped present. Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4: After writing your message inside the card, insert the card into the cardholder and you’re finished! You Might Enjoy:{Bake} Meyer Madness Part III | Strawberry-Filled Meyer Mint Mini Cakes{Play} […]

{Celebrate} Easy Handpainted Wrapping Paper

February 23, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

Jane loves to paint, so we decided to create a specially designed, one-of-a-kind art piece for Hubby’s birthday wrapping paper.  This is just as easy as the simplest homemade wrapping paper we made for my Valentine’s Day present to myself, but a little messier.  And, the results are a lot splashier! First, we headed to […]

{Celebrate} The Simplest Homemade Wrapping Paper

February 16, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate, Play, Toddler Activities

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 […]