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3 ways to practice spelling words with playdoh!

My kids moan and groan when it’s time to practice spelling words. I can’t blame them –all day long of learning and then come home and MORE LEARNING! So let’s make if fun! I pulled out some Play doh and we came up with 3 fun ways for her to practice her spelling words without […]

Water resist spider webs–kids crafts!

I have a passion for kids crafts–My mom was always letting me paint and create growing up and I credit all my current craftiness to her! So I think we need to foster that creativity in our kids! Today I have a fun watercolor resist spiderweb art that is  perfect for Halloween! And you should have […]

Painting activities for kids!

Kids + paint = lots of fun. I always loved that my mom let me paint as a kid! Something about how it splatters! So today I thought I would show you some fun projects that kids can do with paint! I know paint projects can be scary– I would say for especially for  young […]

Kid painting activity

My sister posted my cute niece in the bathtub the other day…having a ball painting! I thought it was so genius that I just had to share!  I loved that my mom always let me be creative (she even let me paint a guitar on my bedroom wall!) So you are never too young to […]

Pugil sticks DIY and camping game!

We just got back from camping –and holy laundry pile! This year we played it low key! We usually have lots of fun things planned…but life is getting busy and this was the only real “activity” we had planned! Pugil sticks! It’s just one BIG pool noodle (walmart had them for $3) and two dowels. […]

Hula Hoop Pass–fun activity

This game is quick, easy and only involves people and a hula hoop! Perfect for a family reunion or classroom party! Have two teams and race to see who can get the hula hoop passed all the way to end and back! Make a line (or circle) of people…all holding hands. the hula hoop has […]

Sharpie shoes-fun teen craft!

I bought some plain white shoes at Walmart (for $6) so my daughter had something to wear on our camping trips so she didn’t ruin her nice sneakers. And of course we had to jazz them up! She did these all herself! (she’s 13!) Picked the neon paint color and doodled them up! Perfect teen […]

Summer to do list printable

I don’t know about you–but I totally forget to do all the fun stuff I originally  had planned to do! Summer just escapes us!   You can grab the printable HERE!  and then have the kids fill out with all the fun stuff they want to do ! Stuff to do, create, cook, go!   […]

Creative cues-kids activity with free printables

This is one of our FAVORITE games to play–especially during the summer –because it actually involves tapping into the kids creativity….shhh..don’t tell! It’s like when you sneak vegetables in brownies! It’s so fun that kids won’t even notice! Creative Cues!  Here is the gist! You have three bags. First bag: what you are doing–scult, write […]

Hot Rock-Fun Kid’s activity

Okay–This is one our my family’s FAVORITE art activity right after this geometric art activity ! HOT ROCKS!  ANd guess what…it involves crayons…and rocks! Most have it on hand! So it’s perfect for those bored days and you’ve got NOTHING planned! I send my kids outside with a bucket to gather up some rocks. We […]