Crafts/Activities

How to Make Homemade Snow

By | March 9th, 2019|Categories: Crafts/Activities|Tags: , , , |

If you don’t live in a snowy place and your kids are feeling envious of the snow or it’s just too darn cold to go outside, make your own homemade snow!  It’s simple, fun and will provide hours of entertainment. How to Make Homemade Snow There is something so special about snow. The way it looks when you look out the window. The way it feels in your hands. And kids LOVE snow! Although, if you live where it snows constantly, you may not find snow as special as some people. I figured there are people out there who don’t get to see and feel snow like we do. That’s where homemade snow comes in. Kids will love getting to feel and touch snow, without freezing! Check out how you can make homemade snow, right in the warmth of your own home. […]

Free Printable Road Trip Games

By | March 8th, 2019|Categories: Crafts/Activities, Travel|Tags: , |

Road trip season is coming and my family is planning to travel a lot!  We have made several trips across the country and back with our kids.  Are we crazy??  I think we might be.  In preparation for each trip, I have search for free printable road trip games that will help to keep my kiddos entertained for the long haul across the country. Free Printable Road Trip Games Traveling with 4 boys is hard!  Even a trip to the store can leave me at my wits ends.  So when my husband brought up the ideas of a cross-country road trip in an RV a few years back, I thought he may have lost it.  Could the 6 of us we really survive two weeks in an RV?  But, I was determined to be prepared with travel games and activities to keep my kids entertained. These free printable road trip games are so fun!  I even found myself playing along with my kids! […]

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25 Superhero Crafts for Kids

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Crafts/Activities|Tags: , , , , |

I’m one of those lucky people who lives in a house of superheroes!  I can find Iron Man, Superman, Spider-Man or a mix of them, roaming my halls at any given moment.  If you have superheroes living in your house, I’m pretty sure they will love these Superhero crafts for kids.   I can’t decide which one is my favorite! Superhero Crafts for Kids As I mentioned, we love superheroes!  I’ve already shared 25 Superhero Food Ideas that don’t require super powers to make (with the exception of the amazing cakes! Those might take super powers.)  Combine the recipes with these fun superhero crafts and your kids will be in heaven.  These are perfect for a Superhero birthday party or just for fun.  Which one is your favorite? […]

Valentine Boxes For Boys: Easy, Creative and Fun to Make

By | February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Holidays, Valentine's Day|Tags: , , |

We love getting crafty on Valentine’s day and my boys are getting pretty good at designing their own Valentine boxes for school.  Here are some of our favorite Valentine Boxes for boys. Valentine Boxes for Boys Every year my boys design a fun Valentine box that is taken to school empty and that returns full of Valentines from their friends. I was told recently that this doesn’t happen anywhere but in the US, and even then a lot of schools don’t allow it.  Boo! If your kids are allowed to make Valentine boxes, these are my favorite Valentine boxes for boys that we have made.  My boys have a lot of fun designing their Valentine boxes and I’m glad that I can provide a little bit of enjoyment and a lot of memory making with my boys while they are little. Here are a few of the Valentine boxes my boys have made: […]

Star Wars Snowflakes

By | December 19th, 2018|Categories: Christmas, Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Holidays|Tags: , , |

Every year our family loves to make snowflakes together. We are always on the look out for some snowflakes that are better than the average snowflakes we would normally make.  These Star Wars snowflakes are seriously the best thing ever! Star Wars Snowflakes My boys love Star Wars Crafts and Star Wars inspired recipes, so we were excited to find these creations by Anthony Herrera.  What was supposed to be about 10-20 minutes of making paper snowflakes turned into an hour or more of Star Wars snowflakes.  I finally had to  call it a night on this project because we could have gone all night and someone has to enforce bed time around here.  I know, I hate to always be the bad guy that ruins all the fun. […]

Star Wars Window Clings

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Crafts/Activities|Tags: , , , |

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25 Spring Break Ideas for Kids

By | March 28th, 2018|Categories: Crafts/Activities, For the Boys, Just for Mom, Parenting|Tags: , , , |

Spring break is coming!  Some people may be excited for the break and some may be wondering what we will do to entertain the kids all week.  If you don’t have any big plans, here are some  Spring Break ideas for Kids that are fun and inexpensive. We are pretty lucky here because our weather is pretty much perfect every year for Spring Break.  I think it is our gift for having to endure our desert Summers.  We love spending time outside as much as possible and we put together a list of Spring Break Ideas that we love to do.  […]

Football Games: Charades

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Crafts/Activities, For the Boys|

Football season is upon us and whether you are into football or not, you know that people everywhere are gearing up for the big games of their favorite teams.  Easy Football Games are a fun part of any Football party or get-together and this Football Charades game is fun for all ages. Easy Football Games:Charades We love to play charades and with football season upon us, I thought about how much fun it would be for my boys if they had a football-inspired game of charades.  They basically act out football games on a regular basis anyways so putting together an easy football game for them was a must. […]

Printable Game-Day Football Coloring Pages

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Crafts/Activities|Tags: |

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of P&G at Walmart. The opinions and text are all mine. Football playoff season is here, and that means families everywhere are getting together with friends and gathering around the big screen to cheer on their favorite team and to eat some yummy food! But sometimes it can be hard to enjoy the game if you have little ones to entertain who aren’t quite as excited about the game as you might be. When you host your next football game day party, print these Football coloring pages to help keep the kids busy so you can stay focused on being the best host to your guests, (and enjoy the game too!) Printable Football Coloring Pages […]

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