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While the boys were out on a Home Depot run (arh! arh! arh!) Mama and baby girl got to spend some much needed quality 1:1 time. Earlier in the week, I noticed I have an…Continue
Added by Amber Poole on September 19, 2013 at 6:49am — No Comments
This was going to be a post about our experience painting with tennis balls. But there's not much to say, because we never got very far.
I put some paint on a paper plate and Kay rolled the tennis ball in it, then bounced it hard onto the paper I'd placed on the ground. She bounced it one more time, then said, "It makes an ugly design." Then, "Can I paint with my feet?" Does all of our painting projects have to devolve into body painting? Apparently. …
Added by Emma Craig on August 3, 2013 at 7:31pm — No Comments
I found some leftover colored sand, and I left it up to Kay to decide what to do with it. She had an answer right away, "We could put glue on the paper and make pictures." Okay, works for me. I got the glue and paper, she carried the sand and we brought everything outside. (This definitely seemed like one of those 'outdoor crafts.') She started by mixing all the colors together, making a less-than-attractive combination, but the glitter that was also included at least made it sparkly. She…Continue
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My 4 year old is still fighting his fever, my 6 year old is full of energy and I'm fighting a cough, sore throat and swollen glands. There were a few St Patty's Day events I wanted to check out today, but from the neck up, I don't feel well at all. Usually, I would type in my symptoms, but I don't event want to know what a Google search would say could be wrong with me (I'm staying away from WebMD). Damn it! Being sick really…Continue
Added by Ronda on March 17, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments
When I started writing my Valentine’s Day decorating post I had so many options for kids that I ended up writing a post with…Continue
Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on February 14, 2013 at 1:41am — No Comments
One of the things I miss most about working in a first grade classroom is the arts and crafts projects. There’s nothing quite like a child’s piece of artwork to bring a smile to the face of a teacher or parent. Whether we were celebrating a holiday like Halloween or Christmas or creating a memorable display for Veteran’s Day or President’s Day, arts and crafts creations were wildly popular with the kids. We traced, colored, cut and glued our way through the entire school year and had a…Continue
Added by Penny Roach on February 6, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments
You can still make these, promise! >> 7 Last-Minute, Super-Easy DIY Christmas Gifts
Do you have all the Christmas gifts you need?
If you still need a few, like me, and…Continue
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Maybe it was sheer bravado, maybe it was the fact that I collaborated with a fellow blogger last week whose blog is all about DIY and Pinterest inspiration, but when 36 Year Old had to go away for one day on the weekend I was about to blow 3 Year Old’s mind with a series of well-intentioned yet poorly executed crafts, a house specialty.
I am not a crafty person. In fact, I think I am magnificently bad at crafts. It probably…Continue
Added by Katia Bishops on December 17, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments
When Little Mr A was a few months old I attended a variety of sessions at my local Sure Start centre. One of these sessions showed us how to make 'treasure baskets'. If you've never heard of this before it is basically a box full of everyday, non-toy items for your child to explore and play with. They are meant to be put out occasionally for baby and parent to play with together and should not be left for baby to play with on their own as it may contain items that would not be safe if…Continue
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Finger painting is something that my kids have always enjoyed. However, just like my play-doh post,finger paints don't last very long in a house with 3 kids. Colors get mixed and you'd be surprised how fast they run out. I've been looking for recipes that are easy to put together. I love the idea of homemade things, especially when it…Continue
Added by Emily Sung on June 20, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments
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Added by Abby Billings on March 9, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments
Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. Whether it be crafts, food, or just love - it's all in celebration of February 14th.Continue
Added by Jen C on February 11, 2012 at 9:53am — No Comments
Valentine’s Day coming up too fast? Don’t know what to get your husband or kids yet? Here are some super-easy ideas for DIY Valentine’s gifts and decorating ideas.
Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on February 5, 2012 at 5:17pm — No Comments