Crafts and Activities that Teach Gratitude

I know that this time of year kids start getting their Santa lists together and start thinking about the things they want, so I love that these Activities and Crafts that Teach Gratitude actually focus on being grateful for the things that we already have. Activities and Crafts that Teach Gratitude ‘Tis the Season where children everywhere start writing down lists and lists of things that they are hoping to find under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning.  But I think it is very fitting that before the gift exchanges come, we have a holiday reminding us to be thankful for the things that we already have.  I love these activities and crafts that teach gratitude. […]

25 Superhero Crafts for Kids

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? […]

Star Wars Snowflakes

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! My boys love Star Wars Crafts and Star Wars inspired recipes, so we were excited to find these.  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. […]

Gratitude Pumpkins

I love that Thanksgiving is a holiday that doesn’t require gifts and extra things.  It is simply a time to reflect on and be grateful for the things that we have.  These Gratitude Pumpkins are a great craft to help kids remember to be thankful for the things that they have. Gratitude Pumpkins I’ll admit that Christmastime is my favorite time of the year.  I love the music, the smells, the treats and the general feeling that comes with the season. As much as I love Christmas,  I also love that we have a holiday that is solely based on giving gratitude for the many blessings that we have and I want my children to take the time to recognize that they have so much to be thankful for before they start making lists of toys and treats that they hope to see on Christmas morning. […]

How to Make Monster Erasers with Eraser Clay

I am always on the lookout for fun products that my kids can use to create things.  Did you know that you can buy Eraser clay? I had no idea! You can use eraser clay to make any sort of eraser you want, but we love these Monster Erasers! Monster Erasers My boys are always wanting to buy fun pencils, pencil toppers or other miscellaneous school supplies from their student store.  Most everything is a rip-off, slightly overpriced ;),  so I thought it would be fun to show how to make your own pencil toppers using eraser clay.  You really could make any design under the sun, but these monster erasers just seemed like something my boys would like. […]

Thing 1 Hat : Easy Dr Seuss Dress-up Idea

Need a book character costume in a pinch?  This Thing 1 Hat is the perfect solution! Thing 1 Hat: Easy Dr. Seuss Costume Dr Seuss’ birthday is coming up on March 2nd and that means “Dress Like Your Favorite Book Character” day is coming up for our school as well.  I’m going to put a little confession out there.  Shh..don’t tell our school PTO..or my kids.  I HATE character dress up days! I know hate is such a strong word, but I really do hate them!  Despise them!  Wish they didn’t exist.  I’m just not creative enough to put together a costume that turns my boys into someone else. My mind doesn’t work that way and it seems as though there aren’t that many options for boys.  But…this Thing 1 Hat is the perfect solution!  It’s easy to make and you can just put your kid in a red shirt with the hat, and you are done.   Even if you don’t need it for a costume, this is a fun Dr. Seuss craft to make! […]

Yoda Puppet: Easy Star Wars Craft

 Star Wars is such a huge hit right now! Your kids will love putting together this really cute Yoda puppet. This is our new favorite Star Wars craft! Yoda Puppet Yoda is a favorite of most Star Wars fans.  Kids and adults can’t help but love the little green Jedi Master.  This Yoda Puppet craft comes complete with his light saber and is awfully cute for a little green guy! Here is how you and your kids can make your own! […]

50 of the BEST Duct Tape Crafts for Kids

Duct Tape crafts are seriously the coolest!  If there is one craft supply we go through quickly at our house it is Duct Tape.  My boys use it for everything and this summer they are spending hours pouring over Tape it & Make it.(Which is such a fun craft book!) So I decided to put together 50 Duct Tape Crafts that kids can enjoy. Duct Tape Crafts These Duct Tape Crafts can involved children of all ages. […]

Easy Jingle Bells Craft

This Easy Jingle Bells Craft is fun for even the smallest crafter.  They will love making music with their jingle bells! Easy Jingle Bells Craft My boys are in complete Christmas mode right now and we have been having a lot of fun making simple crafts and decorating the house.  We received some fun craft supplies from Craft Project Ideas and when I saw bells and fuzzy craft sticks, I knew we needed to use them to make some jingle bells for my kids (especially my youngest two) to play with and enjoy. […]

Spider Craft – 5 minutes or less

If you love holiday crafting with your kids, but don’t have a lot of time, this Spider Craft can be made in 5 minutes or less. Spider Craft Halloween is coming!   My boys love decorating and making crafts, but I don’t always have a lot of time to devote to it. This easy spider craft only took us about 5 minutes to make. Sound like the perfect craft to me! […]

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