Easy DIY Pipe Cleaner Flower Craft for Preschoolers

Easy DIY Pipe Cleaner Flower Craft for Preschoolers

Everyone knows March 14th is Pi Day but many don’t know that it is also National Children’s Craft Day. It’s a day to celebrate how crafts helps encourage creativity, build confidence and fine motor skills in a child. Dottie and Little Man love raiding my craft drawers for odds and ends. It’s always fun to…

How To Make Faith Bracelets (+ Free Salvation Bracelet Printable)
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How To Make Faith Bracelets (+ Free Salvation Bracelet Printable)

I’ve always enjoyed teaching preschoolers and elementary school-aged kids at Sunday School and Missionettes, at church. It’s always fun to hear things from their perspective and also very humbling to see the faith they have in believing God’s Word as is. There are of course times when things can get quite imaginative. I remember the…

DIY Snowman Fridge

DIY Snowman Fridge

We have owned a white fridge since my oldest daughter was 2 years old and honestly I’m not a big fan… except at Christmas time. Every year, without fail, the kids ask if we can make our Christmas Fridge Snowman, so he has now become an annual family tradition! DIY Snowman Fridge To transform your…

A DIY Recipe Card Holder and a DIY Bow Holder {2 #HandmadeHoliday Ideas}

A DIY Recipe Card Holder and a DIY Bow Holder {2 #HandmadeHoliday Ideas}

There was a time when anyone would mention Staples to me, the first things that I would think of would be 0ffice stationary, school supplies and tech equipment. But when I was invited to walk through the store and pick up materials to create a handmade gift/craft idea for the holidays, the offerings in each aisle opened my…

An affordable, non-candy, Christmas gift idea for kids at school.

An affordable, non-candy, Christmas gift idea for kids at school.

My daughter’s school has a strict no candy gift policy. Which means no candy may be passed out at class parties, added to goodie bags or even brought to school. They’re also very picky about adding snacks in treat bags or passing them out especially if a classroom has even one child with a food allergy. So…

How to host a Mr. Peabody and Sherman Viewing Party {+ A Craft & Recipe}
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How to host a Mr. Peabody and Sherman Viewing Party {+ A Craft & Recipe}

If you’re yet to watch Mr Peabody and Sherman, I urge you to go get yourself a copy. This 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation entertainer has just come out on Blu-Ray and DVD and is a great family entertainer. Packed with rib-tickling scenes, history lessons and adventure, my kids will vouch this to be one…

Making a Decorative Fall Fruit Platter in under $5 {A Kids DIY}
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Making a Decorative Fall Fruit Platter in under $5 {A Kids DIY}

My kids love getting into my craft drawer to pull out random papers, sequins, paints and what-nots to create fun masterpieces. I love that there is no right or wrong with them. They get creative, have fun and at the end of the day, feel incredibly accomplished with their final creations. I try to keep our…

Red Fish Blue Fish {An easy Dr Seuss themed paper plate craft}

Red Fish Blue Fish {An easy Dr Seuss themed paper plate craft}

  With Dr Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd, our household is celebrating Dr. Seuss all day this week! So this morning, while big sister was away at school, my two and a half year old made Red Fish, Blue Fish props for our Red Fish, Blue Fish story session later this evening. This is an…