Crafts

Think and Make Like an Artist

Think and Make Like an Artist

My daughter always loved to draw and color.  Nothing has changed and she is now a teenager.  We sit a lot and color and draw and now and again actually make something artsy.  Have a child who loves to doodle and do arts and crafts?  Check out this book from Thames & Hudson, “think and(…)

Have a Pirate Adventure with Playdate in a Box

Have a Pirate Adventure with Playdate in a Box

The end of school is right around the corner. I know that my kids have only a few days left and they cannot wait to start their summer adventure. We’ve already been busy planning day field trips in our local area, scheduling playdates with friends and looking into boredom busters. Today, I want to share(…)

Holiday Activities for the Kids

Holiday Activities for the Kids

Gather a few supplies and have a crafting afternoon with the entire family.  Here are a few of our favorites. Festive Flake Gift Bags Round up some solid colored gift bags, white tissue paper, glue and scissors.  Fold a sheet of tissue paper four times.  Make the first two folds square and the second two(…)

Fun Seasonal Craft Ideas That Will Keep Kids Busy

Fun Seasonal Craft Ideas That Will Keep Kids Busy

The colder months tend to leave you stuck at home with the kids, and with not much to do. Rather than spending all of the colder months indoors watching TV or playing Monopoly for the millionth time, why not try some fun arts and crafts instead? These activities will get your kids thinking creatively, will(…)

Halos are perfect for Easter entertaining

Halos are perfect for Easter entertaining

  Years ago, I began shying away from Easter Baskets filled with candy and started putting gift cards and healthier snacks in the baskets.  The gift cards allow my kids to pick out something special when we go shopping or save up for something extravagant that I just won’t buy they.  It teaches them about(…)

How to Make a Kid’s 2014 Bucket List Craft

How to Make a Kid’s 2014 Bucket List Craft

How to Make a Kid’s 2016 Bucket List Craft By Raven W. Green Another great New Year’s Craft for 2016!  Ya’ll know by now how much I love making easy, fun and memorable keepsakes for holidays.  They make for a wonderful mommy & me project plus great to look back on year after year. Today,(…)