Make a ice wreath to feed the birds all winter

Edible Ice Wreath Bird Feeder Craft

Gorgeous ice wreath made from edible goodies from the pantry to make a bird feeder craft that kids can put together. Treat the birds all winter long.

24 snowman crafts for kids to make

24 Snowman Crafts for Kids

Bringing the snow fun indoors with snowman crafts for kids to make. They’re cute and fun to make, plus something to do when you’re stuck inside!

A heart collage window decoration for kids to make

Sticky Heart Collage Window Decoration

I mentioned the other day when the boys cut out all those hearts for the Heart Garlands they made for the window, we used the ‘scraps’ or the outside pieces of the hearts to make something else. They thought this heart collage on the window was just fantastic to make. And I can’t complain myself, […]

30 ideas to make a snowflake, ideas for materials to cut them out of plus snowflake craft ideas!

Make a Snowflake Craft! 30 Ideas to Make Snowflakes

It is great pastime for me to make a snowflake every winter. I can only hope that my kids will ask to make their own snowflakes year after year. But… well our snowflakes are usually just paper snowflakes. We’ve done a couple with other materials, but I’m so excited to find new ways for the […]

Make a heart garland for a Valentine's Day window!

Heart Garland for Valentine’s Day

A heart garland wasn’t in the plan when we started cutting out hearts. George just wanted to do an activity, and cutting out hearts sounded like a good idea since Valentine’s Day is coming up [already!]. And, oh my gosh, who knew that this kid could cut so well! I really didn’t know what to […]

Classic bird feeder craft great for fine motor skills

Bird Feeder Craft Great for Fine Motor Skills

Back to the basics again. I’ve been loving keeping it simple here lately. This is a classic bird feeder craft using Cheerios, or other ring-shaped cereal, and pipe cleaners. This was great fine motor practice, and a great busy activity, for George to do. I scooped out a dish of Cheerios and handed George a […]

Spiral Christmas tree craft for kids to hang up!

Spiral Christmas Tree Craft to Warm up the Home

Spruce up the home with this spiral Christmas tree craft the kids can make to make your home all cozy and warm for the holiday season! We don’t entertain a whole lot, really not at all. But as you can tell, we do like to craft for the holidays and we make sure to spread the […]

Completely upcycled homemade wrapping paper made with baby food and baby food caps

Completely Upcycled Homemade Wrapping Paper for Teacher’s Gift

I was gathering supplies to give to Henry’s teachers for Christmas. They have asked parents for gifts for their classrooms instead of gifts for them personally. So, I emptied out my craft cupboard and have [probably] fully stocked them up! And then I realized I had absolutely no wrapping paper in the house left. Shucks. […]

20 homemade Christmas cards by kids

20 Homemade Christmas Cards Made by the Kids

I send Christmas cards to the family every year. Usually a simple photo card that I make using an online photo service. But I know it would mean so much more to give homemade Christmas cards to the family, especially close family [trying to be realistic about actually doing it!]. Even if it’s in the […]