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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 […]

Moana crafts!

I don’t know about you…but Moana fever has hit hard around this house! We got to watch it in the theaters and then immediately went out and bought the cd so we could listen to it! It was so GREAT! So…if you are just obsessed with Moana as we are…here are some awesome crafts and diy […]

String art KNOCKOFF

I have been wanting to try out sting art for such a long time…..but let’s be real. I don’t have the patience to try to hammer in 100 nails all nice and straight (and I can only imagine the noise! headache! ) I’ve got a fun and easy hack using FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam: Sheets! […]

How to make slime!

I know there are loads of fun slime recipes out in pinterest land–but I wanted to show our tried and true recipe on how to make slime that always yields awesome gooey ooey slime! And it’s pretty easy DIY! How to make the best slime 1 bottle of Elmer’s glue (7.625 ounces) you can use […]

Totally Awesome DIY Bookmarks

 I love a good book–I used to read all the time-but I”m the type that gets so wrapped up in a good book that I literally neglect EVERYTHING until I finish the book!  So maybe I need to craft me up some cute bookmarks so I would actually use them! A lot of these are just […]

Kids printable pack–50 pages of FUN!

I could not be more excited about today’s printable pack! I’ve been working on this for over a year…coming up with fun activities and ideas to get your kids to create, write, draw, doodle, play and imagine! There are over 50 printables 5-0!—Print them out over and over again to continue the fun! A lot of […]

Babysitting kit

When I started my blog I was writing posts about onesie extenders  and behavior charts and baby bibs–and now my baby is babysitting! My how times have changed! I have always tried to blog about things that are relevant to me. Stuff I actually use and need and want! And 2 years ago I would have never guessed […]

laser maze with yarn!

Between snow days and teacher prep days I feel like my kids are hardly in school this year! So we are coming up with fun ways to keep them entertained! This fun yarn laser maze was a crowd pleaser! Ages 8-13 played and loved it. (and we had to time each of them to see […]

How to make a doll bed

My daughter got a doll for Christmas (an American Girl doll knock off from Target because….$115 for a doll?) nope.   Anyways. I was WELCOMED into the world of every doll accessory, outfit, and furniture. And me…being me. (aka cheap) I instantly was trying to talk my daughter into the diy route–“It’s more fun” I […]

chalk heart art

My daughter came home from school with a cute little Valentine heart project! I love when she gets all excited and wants to show me how she made it (and tells me to take photos! #bloggerkid)  She actually used heart cookie cutters to trace hearts on a paper to use a stencil. Just go around […]

Snowcone made from snow!

Today was ANOTHER snow day here in IDAHO! SO MUCH SNOW GUYS!!!! Since we have snow coming out our ears…we decided to do something fun with it! I thought snowcones would be super easy…but of course…the snowcone syrup is not for sale at any stores nearby! So I’ve got an easy snowcone syrup recipe! It […]

The BFG Movie Dream Jars

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Disney’s The BFG. I received compensation in return for my agreement to blog on behalf of this program. All opinions are 100% mine.   The kids and I are such HUGE fans of Disney. When a new movie comes out on DVD, we always buy […]

Ho Ho Ho Playdoh

We had so much fun playing with our Halloween playdoh recently–that I thought we should reinvent it for Christmas! Playdoh 2.0  It’s so perfect for classroom parties or just to keep the little ones busy -(I say little but my 13 year old played with it for 2 hours this afternoon!) And this recipe is is […]

over 30 fun Christmas tree crafts for kids!

Fun Christmas tree crafts for kids to do! Window Tree Fingerprint Trees handprint Christmas trees   Button trees Glitter hands paper mache tree Popsicle stick tree Scrap tree stamped tree handprint trees with pom poms     woven tree washi tape tree Paint chip tree ribbon trees   scrappy tree Family Hands   Paper chain […]