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. […]

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. […]

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! […]

Thankful Turkeys: Easy Thanksgiving Craft

These Thankful Turkeys are a fun and easy Thanksgiving craft that gets kids thinking about what they have to be thankful for. Thankful Turkeys: Easy Thanksgiving Craft Thanksgiving time is one of my favorite times of year.  As much as I love Christmas, I refuse to skip over Thanksgiving.  It is the one holiday that is solely based on being thankful and that is an important thing I want to teach my children.  Last year we made fun Gratitude Pumpkins to help them focus on being grateful and this year we made these Thankful Turkeys. […]

Easy Playdough Recipe – Never Buy Playdough Again

This Easy Playdough Recipe can be made in just minutes and will provide hours of fun. And the best part, it will last a very long time without drying out. Easy Playdough Recipe Winter is coming and I know a lot of the country is staring to get chilly.  Here it is hard to imagine just how cold it is in some places when we are enjoying days in the 70s and 80s.  But, since I know what it is like to try to entertain kids when you are stuck inside, (It happens to us every summer in the 115+ heat) I thought I would share my favorite easy playdough recipe that will provide hours of fun for your kiddos and it will make it so you never have to buy playdough again.  And the best part is you probably already have all of the ingredients at home. […]

How to Make Paracord Bracelets

I can’t believe how incredibly amazing the bloggers in our Summer Survival for Moms of Boys series are! This week we are focusing on things boys can build and create.  I am getting so many great ideas to keep my boys busy and these Paracord Bracelet tutorials from Happiness is Homemade are the perfect new hobby for my boys to enjoy. Paracord Bracelets Attention Pinners: If you love this idea as much as I do, please click through to the original post before pinning or repin from our Pinterest Board below. Thank you! Heidi with Happiness is Homemade is sharing how Paracord Bracelet Fever has taken over her house (replacing the Rainbow Loom fever!) and linking to some great videos and tutorials where readers can learn how to make their own different variations of the bracelets.  […]

Easy Teepee Craft

Easy Teepee Craft If there is one thing that I have learned while blogging, it is that ordinary, every-day objects can typically be turned into something fun if you brainstorm long enough. I received some Styrofoam cones at a conference this past weekend and while I was brainstorming with some blogging friends about what to make, one of them said, “How about Teepees?” And so this easy teepee craft was born. […]

10 Groundhog Day Crafts and Recipes Roundup

10 Groundhog Day Crafts and Recipes ATTENTION PINNERS: If you are pinning this post, please pin the image above.  To pin one of the images below, please click through to the original source and pin the image from there. Thank you for pinning responsibly. In just a couple of weeks, Punxsutawney Phil will let us know whether or not we will have 6 more weeks of winter or if spring is on the way.  I’ve gathered up 10 Groundhog Day crafts and recipes that are a simple way to make the day fun for your kids.  I’m actually loving our weather right now so I’m fine if he sees his shadow. 🙂  But, I know most people around the country are ready for warmer weather.  For more information on the pictures below, click through to the original post. […]

Groundhog Day Craft

Groundhog Day Craft Are you ready for spring? Here in our little part of the world we have been having spring-like weather so I am actually hoping this stays for a really long time.  But, in just a couple of weeks we will find out if spring is coming for the rest of the country or if winter is sticking around for awhile when Phil pops his head out and looks for his shadow. We made this simple Groundhog Day craft as a fun way to acknowledge a some-what silly holiday. […]

10 Christmas Crafts for Kids

10 Christmas Crafts for Kids Christmas is only 6 days away!  Are you ready?  All of my presents are wrapped but now my boys are wanting to get into the Christmas spirit by making lots of treats and crafts.  I’ve put together a round-up of 10 Christmas crafts for kids that will keep your kids entertained while you get all of the busy things done while they are out of school between now and Christmas. The links to the tutorials for each of the above crafts are below. […]

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