One of my favorite things about the holiday season is getting to enjoy the excitement of the holidays with my kids. My son loves to do crafts with me, so we try to come up with new Christmas crafts
Looking for a fun DIY project to work on? If you have some wooden boards lying around and a saw, here’s a one hour project that’s sure to be a puzzling hit with the kids. For our little one’s recent birthday, Eileen and I decided to throw a puzzle theme party. We had the…
When deciding what kind of birthday party to have for our toddler, I was stumped. He wasn’t really into too many cartoon characters. He did enjoy tools, dinosaurs, and building – but none were a huge interest right now. I started to think about how he spent most of his playtime and realized how often…
I was sitting with my toddler the day after his birthday, surrounded by all kinds of new gifts. But what was he playing with? An empty cardboard box that previously housed one of his new toys. All these new toys, and he’s playing with the with boxes and wrapping. Every time we have an empty…
There are few things more thrilling on a windy day than flying a nice kite that you built yourself. But, I’m not talking about ready to go kits that you snap together in 10 minutes. I’m referring to designing and building it yourself from scratch. There’s so much satisfaction from watching your homemade handiwork take…
Looking to inexpensively decorate your kids’ rooms? Make DIY wall art for kids rooms by following this simple tutorial. With wall stickers, canvases, and a few other items, you’ll be saving money while creating something special for kids’ rooms.
Looking for an easy, fun craft to do with kids? Make homemade suncatchers with contact paper and tissue paper. The materials are simple and the results are awesome. It’s the perfect activity for kids of all ages.
Thinking about a fun, easy Valentines activity for kids? Or something sweet to do for your significant other? Make them a Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt – it’s a free, thoughtful, and fun activity.
Looking for a unique Valentine’s activity to do with your kids? These simple Valentines finger puppets are easy to make! Made entirely from scrap materials, they provide hours of imaginative play.
Looking for a children’s holiday tradition that is easy and fun? Make your own Advent Calendar out of felt with Eileen’s instructions, templates, and tricks. It looks gorgeous and provides meaningful learning.
Looking for a Thanksgiving craft to do with your kids this week? With this free customizable printable, making Thanksgiving place cards is a simple, fun way for kids to participate in the holiday preparation.
Looking for a fun fall craft? Make this adorable paper bag turkey puppet in no time with materials found in your home. It teaches color-matching, color-sorting, and can be adapted to include reading and writing.
Eileen explains how she made a child’s hopscotch mat entirely from felt. She includes free number templates as well as other tips to replicate this DIY mat, which is perfect for a game or a reading carpet.
Impress party guests and save money by making your own Sesame Street desserts. These Elmo and Cookie Monster cupcakes and cake are simple! You don’t need to be a fancy cake decorator to make these.