Do you know I have famous sugar cookies? Well, I do. I made a bunch of batches for a friends' Buck and Doe and they were the best selling item of the whole bake auction! I used to make them all the time before I had kids, but they've been one thing that gets pushed … Continue reading Decorating Christmas Sugar Cookies
Christmas is in the air at my house! We're listening to Christmas music, baking Christmas cookies and making Christmas crafts! This week we made Toilet Paper Roll Figurines. I was so happy with how these turned out! (Shout out to our AMAZING babysitter who took the brunt of the work by doing the painting with … Continue reading Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Figurines
So you've checked out our Last-Minute Halloween Costumes and our Last-Minute Halloween Decorations. Now it's time for our Last-Minute Halloween Activities. These can be done very quickly with common craft supplies! And it's a good thing too, because Halloween is TOMORROW!! Yay! Colouring Contest: Supplies: Markers, pencil crayons and/or crayons Printer Paper Computer Printer Instructions: Choose a Halloween colouring … Continue reading Last-Minute Halloween Activities
It's only 4 days until Halloween! You've finished your Last Minute Halloween Decorations, but now you need costumes! The good news is that kids have exceptional imaginations, so they don't need anything too fancy. There are plenty of DIY costumes that don't take much work- or much money- to pull together. This afternoon my kids and … Continue reading Bonus Post! Last Minute Halloween Costumes!
So, it's 5 days before Halloween and your kids are getting so excited! But you...you're not...you're stressed. "How is it possibly 5 days before Halloween??? How can I get into the spirit (pun intended) of things????" But First We Craft to the rescue with quick, easy, fun, child-friendly Halloween Decorations! This Halloween Display is made … Continue reading Last-Minute Halloween Decorations
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We play war all the time around here. Usually it's setting up a bunch of toys facing each other, then throwing them and smashing them together until one side is utterly destroyed. But this time the boys wanted to make bombs for their war. It reminded me of these popsicle stick bombs we used to … Continue reading Popsicle Stick Bombs
It's Fall! And that means all things PUMPKIN! This adorable Pumpkin yarn craft is perfect for kids and adults! (Kids may need some help wrapping the yarn at the end to fill in the gaps) Supplies: Newspaper Sock Orange Yarn (the chunkier it is the less you'll have to wrap) Artificial Leaf One thick stick … Continue reading Yarn Pumpkin Craft
Well, it's fall! I've been anticipating making a porch display for weeks! I had gotten it all set when my son asked if we could make a scarecrow. We watched a couple YouTube videos and saw that it was actually very straightforward. My parents were coming for a visit last Saturday, and my Mum said … Continue reading Scarecrow
We are homeschooling our son this year. We had a great morning doing his reading and math curriculum. It's not always, but this morning was awesome! My son asked when we were finished, if we could do a craft. So we looked through my pins on Pinterest to see if there was a good one, … Continue reading Tornado in a Jar