Easter Egg Dye Test

I’ve been “dyeing” (sorry) to try some of the natural egg dyes I’ve seen on Pinterest and that inspired an egg dye test. We tackled some natural dyes and then compared them to your standard Paas egg dye kit with vinegar and without. Au Natural I used this article for reference and bought my dyeing supplies. […]

Valentine’s Day Heart Apron Craft

This sweet little craft (inspired by ClumsyCrafter) is easy to do with children of all ages, and the technique can be used in many different ways. You can decorate t-shirts, tote bags, and canvases by following the same simple steps. Have fun! Supplies: – cloth apron (usually less than $5 at craft stores) – empty […]

Mardi Gras Crafts

{originally posted February 2, 2014} This Tuesday is Mardi Gras and holidays have been a Really Big Deal in our house since Elia caught the holiday bug this past Halloween. I’m from New Orleans and I get a little nostalgic for home at this time of year, so sharing stories and traditions is fun for […]

Christmas Ornament + Printable Template

I love handmade ornaments. I would cover my whole Christmas tree in pipe cleaner candy canes and popsicle stick snowflakes if I could! Nothing is quite as sweet as child’s handmade decoration. Here’s an ornament you can make this holiday season. This craft is best suited for elementary aged children because of the scissor and […]

{Thanksgiving Craft} Personalized Gratitude Candle Holder

As we race from Halloween straight to Christmas, it seems more important than ever to pause, breathe, and notice all there is to be thankful for. This craft is fun to make with your children (extra kid points for paint on their hands!), but best of all it can sit on your dinner table, or other […]

DIY Giant Bubbles

  I love those blog posts that describe fun crafts and activities that can be done with items you already have in your home. But, well, this particular blog post is absolutely, exactly nothing like that. You will have to work to get these amazing bubbles. And if you order the supplies online, your Amazon “recommended” list […]

Father’s Day Picture Frame & “About My Dad” Free Printable

Happy Father’s Day! Children and crayons go together like cake and icing.  If you’re like me, your crayons seem to multiply over time.  I thought we would put some of those extra crayons to use for a framed Father’s Day project. Items Needed: – 4-6 crayons in a variety of colors – 8×10 picture frame […]

Mother’s Day Vase and Homemade Flowers

I remember beaming with pride when I made a vase for my mom one year in elementary school. It is very easy to do with things you probably already have around the house! Mother’s Day vase supply list: 1 clean, empty plastic bottle with the label taken off (we used a salad dressing bottle) White […]

{Craft} St. Patrick’s Day Rainbows

When I think of Saint Patrick’s Day, I think of rainbows.  I’ll choose the gorgeous colors of a rainbow over a leprechaun any day.  Here’s a fun way to use ingredients you already have in your kitchen to make salt dough rainbows. This is a good project for a rainy day since it takes a […]

Photography Crafts

Do you and your little one(s) like taking photographs but then aren’t sure what to do with them? Then you’re in luck, because today I’m sharing two ideas for DIY photo craft activities that you can make together. Whether they play with these on a rainy day at home, or you slip them into the […]