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Sponge Art Painting for Valentine’s Day

After a round of cookie cutter painting, George was still going strong and was in the mood to paint, so we moved onto sponge art for Valentine’s Day! So simple to do too!┬áSponge art is versatile [literally any shape can be made] and its a fun sensory activity that results in a pretty piece of […]

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Cookie Cutter Painting for Valentine’s Day

A simple way to get creative for Valentine’s Day, especially great for toddlers, is with a heart shaped cookie cutter painting activity! It can get a bit messy, but no messier than any painting activity really!   I grabbed these heart shaped cookie cutters on clearance last year after Valentine’s Day just for this purpose! […]

Stamped Heart Valentine’s Day Art Project

A Valentine’s Day art project that kids and even toddlers can do on their own! Upcycle a toilet paper towel tube to make an abstract heart art project! Be sure to be inspired by all our Valentine’s Day projects we’ve been doing! [There's also a ton on our Valentine's Day Pinterest board!]   Time to […]

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 […]

Yarn Wrapped Ornaments Craft

Yarn Wrapped Ornaments for Window

Ever since I shared my favorite 30 homemade ornaments for kids, I’ve been eyeing those adorable yarn wrapped ornaments by The Crafty Crow! I decided I wanted them big to hang in the window at Christmastime. I tried it with some cardboard boxes, but I never had any that were big enough for what I […]

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DIY Wrapping Paper: 10 Designs

Homemade wrapping paper designs: [above from top-left] Simple sticker art with office dots! By Red Ted Art Sponge and scooter art turned into gift wrap! By Taming the Goblin Tape resist scribble art the name of the gift’s receiver! By What Do We Do All Day Stenciled snowflakes for a shimmery design! By Here Come […]

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Toddler Craft: Wrapping Paper Stocking

This is another activity that I did a couple of years ago with Henry after Christmas with wrapping paper scraps. The idea for the activity came from┬áNo Time For Flash Cards, once again.   After the holidays, I always have a ton of wrapping paper scraps just lying around. Either from wrapping presents, or from […]

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Tape Resist Candy Cane Painting

The boys made gorgeous candy canes together. Each taking a part in the creating process. I’m not sure if its good to have one of my boys do one part of a project, and the other one finish it… but it seems to work well for my boys, and I like that I end up […]

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Decorate a Snowscape Window

As part of the Creative Christmas Countdown, I’m sharing a way to decorate a window for the holidays! There’s many ways to decorate windows, in fact, I even started a Pinterest board for that very thing… Its fun to do and brightens up the room when the sun shines through it [See our leaf garland […]

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Holiday Train & Holiday Activities

On Friday, we got to venture out to see the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train as it came through Iowa. What a gorgeous train all lit up for the holidays! We got to see it at dusk, so it was just starting to really shine! The boys absolutely loved the train and couldn’t stop smiling!   […]