Classic glittery stocking craft for kids to make

Classic Glittery Christmas Stocking Craft

This has got to be one of the most classic crafts we’ve made, especially for Christmas, but since its a classic, we just had to make this simple Christmas stocking craft! I cut out two pieces of red scrapbook paper in a stocking shape. Nothing fancy, just a giant ‘J’ pretty much. I cut them […]

Go on a Christmas scavenger hunt looking for Christmas bows in the dark - flashlights!

Christmas Flashlight Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Alrighty kids, let’s go on a flashlight scavenger hunt! A quick activity to set up. I grabbed some Christmas bows from my wrapping paper stash and stuck them around the boys’ rooms upstairs while it was almost time for dinner. Super simple! I called the boys to go on a scavenger hunt for some Christmas […]

Easy peanut butter candies to make WITH the kids

Peanut Butter Cup Christmas Candies: Easy Holiday Baking with the Kids

One of our holiday traditions, every year, is to bake Christmas candies with my mom and sister-in-law. The boys usually don’t participate too much, they just play and have a good time, while us adults have a great time too! This year, I included it as part of our Christmas countdown activity chain that I shared on PBS […]

Make a sparkly craft stick Christmas tree ornament with the kids

Craft Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments

I’ve had colored craft sticks in my craft cupboard for ages and never really had any ideas for them. Then it hit me that we could make adorable craft stick Christmas tree ornaments! I spotted ideas for these awhile back when I collected the 30 homemade Christmas ornaments ideas, and found one from Mom Spotted. […]

Decorate a Christmas tree by painting with caps

Decorate a Christmas Tree with Ella’s Kitchen Baby Food Pouch Caps

The boys decorated a simple Christmas tree craft by painting with, our sponsor, Ella’s Kitchen baby food pouch caps. I am incredibly excited to be partnering with Ella’s Kitchen this month to give you some fun holiday crafts, that are easy to make, fun to give to family, and great for creating memories with your […]

How to make a Christmas Book and Activity Advent Calendar

How to Make a Christmas Countdown Book Plus Activities Advent Calendar

I am incredibly, enthusiastically, over-the-top happy to introduce you to a in-real-life friend of mine today, Amanda, who is sharing a countdown to Christmas with books plus activities Advent calendar she is doing with her son [who's 2] this holiday season. You can start this now and do it for the days left until Christmas! […]

Button Christmas Tree Ornament

Button Christmas Tree Ornament: Cute & Simple!

This is an easy homemade ornament for Christmas shared by Kristina at Toddler Approved. The possibilities really are endless with this ornament! Hi hands on : as we grow readers! I am so excited to be visiting from Toddler Approved! I have a simple, but special little project to share with you today. At our house we get […]

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Sticker Christmas Tree Craft for Kids

This is a fun sticker Christmas tree craft for kids that my boys did last year right at Christmastime and I didn’t have time to share it quick enough. Its simple but also great for fine motor skills! Really anything with stickers is! So let the kids have them! I have a thing where I […]

25 Christmas crafts for kids

25 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Fa la la! ‘Tis the season for some easy Christmas crafts for kids! Ready to get creative this holiday season? What do you think of when you think Christmas? Santa? The Christmas tree? Candy canes? These are all things that come to my mind… and I’m positive that’s what my kids are thinking about [beyond […]

15 Christmas Crafts and Activities at Christmastime

15 Christmastime Activities for Kids

The kids and I have had a blast with Christmastime activities this year! I thought I’d place them all in one spot, along with some of my faves from last year! With one week to Christmas, there’s plenty of time to do a few activities yet. However, I know with the holiday shopping madness, you’re […]