Would it surprise you to know that girls are twice as likely to drop out of sporting activities through their teenage years than boys? Or to realize that most young girls start engaging in organized sports up to two whole years later than boys? …
One of the most devastating things that can happen to any family is substance abuse in any form. Anything in excess is never good for anyone. That could be anything from too much food, exercise, alcohol or even shopping. Addictive behaviors can turn relationships upside down for those who…
"In the kitchen under the microwave stand we keep crayons, markers, paints, canvas, paper, buttons- lots of things that happen to be on sale or clearance. It's messy, and I have lovely drawings on most of the doors (because they are white like…"
"My favorite place for art and craft supplies is IKEA, believe it or not! Every time I am there I stock up on rolls of paper, markers, chalk, watercolor paints, brushes and a ton of other things. I have found so many great, inexpensive things…"
"I keep everything in an end cupboard under the counter for the kids. However, it's usually always on the kitchen table. Sure our kitchen is always messy as soon as I turn around, but that is the joy of having little boys and they won't be…"
"Hi everyone! I'm Jill, and I blog at Clever Mamas and Life and Times of Jill. My personal blog is mostly craft / kids related. We haven't really got into creative - type ideas at Clever Mamas, although I might start to. I have a lot of…"
"Okay, here's my question about binging nature inside: how do you keep it from getting everywhere? Or do you just clean up a lot of mess? Like yesterday we brought in some pine branches from our walk, and today they've been pulled apart and…"
"Great topic! I try to encourage the use of recyclables and/or natural materials for crafts by keeping an Invention Kit, which looks a LOT like your recycling bin. We consider them free art supplies! Rocks, sticks, pressed leaves/flowers, egg…"
"I really needed to get everything organized after the last move. I wanted everything in one location instead of all over the house. My daughter and her friends are always creating things, so this makes it easy. They can pull out the bins and have…"
"We have a little bit of everything. Very little gets thrown away at our house. You can see our craft storage here.
The packing paper that comes in our packages gets folded or rolled up as does the bubble wrap. I need to post the picture from our…"
I used to keep a lot of basic craft supplies within reach of my boys - aged 3 and 5 - (crayons, paper, old boxes, scissors and yarn) but I found that they made a huge mess of it whenever I had my back turned. So now I keep everything up on a high but visible shelf, and get them down when they ask for them or when I think they could use some creative time.We keep on hand:crayonswashable markerspencil crayonsblank paperconstruction paperscissorsgluepipe cleanersbeadspaint brusheswatercolour…See More
This group is for all mommies who want to instill imagination, creativity and adventure into their children. Share a unique craft, dramatic play, outdoor activity, or some other way you have worked to inspire your child.