How To Make Coffee Filter Snowflakes

    I have never come across a kid that doesn't like to cut out snowflakes. Folding the paper just right can be such a pain in the rear though! If they are not the best at lining up their edges, the kids can be really disappointed when their snowflake doesn't come out right. The easy way to combat that is by using coffee filters instead of regular paper. It's already round, … [Read more...]

How To Make Colored Popcorn Garland

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  Now that the long Thanksgiving weekend is over, Christmas becomes our new focus. Many people I know got their tree this weekend, so I though a fun Christmas tree decoration post would be a great idea for this week! With a few simple supplies that you probably already have around the house, you can make popcorn garland to adorn your tree. This really is a craft for the whole … [Read more...]

A Giving Christmas: A Mission To Give Big On A Budget (Sharing Ideas to Help You Give More)

This year I want to give and give in a BIG way! I have had so many blessings this year that were not monetary and it made me want to do the same for others. So many need something right now! Maybe it is an essential like food or clothing. Maybe it is someone who deserves and needs a kind gesture through an action or handmade gift. Like most of you, we do not have a lot of extra money to buy … [Read more...]

Handy Holiday Craft Ideas For Kids

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah, Diwali, or Festivus (the holiday "for the rest of us"), here are creative holiday crafts you can make with your hands -- literally. Five-Finger Christmas Trees Grab some finger paint and construction paper and get to work with your children on this one. Using brown paint on the tip of your pointer finger, make a vertical line for the tree's … [Read more...]

More Fun Fall Crafts Using Nature: Painting with Acorns

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There are so many fun nature crafts you can do with kids including painting with acorns! Being crafty with items from nature  is so much fun for kids and adults! It is just turning fall in our area and the leaves and acorns are all over the place. This morning to help with my son's energy we went for a walk to collect items for a fall sensory bin. We came home with more acorns than we needed so … [Read more...]

Creative Alternative to Carving: How To Make Glitter Pumpkins Using @RustOleum #diy

I love when I find a creative alternative to carving a pumpkin! I always try to find something new and different to try. This year we did something  learned how to make GLITTER Pumpkins! I LOVE GLITTER! I can not believe I have not done this before now. Last night we got out the glitter spray and started giving our pumpkins some bling! Items Needed: Plastic Pumpkins Old Sheets or Drop … [Read more...]

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