Melissa & Doug Trunki: 2 Up for Grabs!

Who wouldn’t want one of these Trunkis from Melissa & Doug for their kids?Its perfect for vacations! And not only that, it would be perfect in the home! Storing all those toys that come with a million parts… … or for some great pretend play!It’s also a ride-on toy! Cool, eh? And makes for quick […]

Fudoo Board: Promote Healthy Eating & Healthy Lifestyle

I’m so excited to have these Füdoo Board Kits in my possession to giveaway! And not just one. I have two! Füdoo Boards has been a sponsor for hands on : as we grow since I started having sponsors. Sarah’s awesome to work with and is very knowledgeable when it comes to promoting a healthy lifestyle, she’s even […]

Kid-Friendly Treat: Candy Sushi Feature

Now this is Sushi that I’d be able to eat! And I know my kids would go for it, too! A yummy twist on the rice crispie treat! E is for Explore! has the Candy Sushi tutorial. This would be fun for a kid’s birthday party, don’t you think? The kids could even help make […]

A Week of Fun Activities!

Henry practiced counting and stacking blocks with a fun number game! Henry and I made our dining room pretty with these pretty strings of hearts! Need to have the kids work on their fine motor skills? Here’s 30 materials and activities that promote fine motor skills! I’m working on getting George involved in activities this […]

"Make it Kid Friendly" Idea: Magnetic Puzzles

These magnetic puzzles caught my eye right away! What a fun thing to make for the kids  so they have something to do while getting dinner on the table! My Kind of Makeover made these for her kids with some cheap puzzles. While the product is kid-friendly, I’d like to make this a kid-friendly project […]

A Snow-Themed Week of Activities

We’ve been focusing on snow activities this week. We hadn’t had any until this week, and now we’re having some fun with it. Seriously 32 snow-themed activities. Now that its snowed. Let’s really get in the mood!   Another “Make it Kid Friendly” Idea. This one is a beautiful geometric garland with ideas for the […]

Activities from the Week

A fun week this has been. Its been wonderful to take a break in December and over the holidays, but now I’m back and refreshed. I think this year is going to be wonderful! This week, there’s loads of activities for kids! Find hundreds and hundreds of fun activities in the Best Projects for Kids […]

CraftProjectsIdeas.com : Kids Crafts

CraftProjectIdeas.com is a one-stop shop for all things crafty for kids! With project ideas for rainy days, seasonal crafts, even educational projects!Its exciting to tell you that CraftProjectIdeas.com is a new sponsor for hands on : as we grow. The craftiness may go off the charts in this house! We’ve been using products that CraftProjectIdeas.com sent […]

Carville Mat Giveaway : 3000 Fans!

This Giveaway is CLOSED Out of a whopping 239 entries, one lucky winner has been drawn and the Carville Mat is being sent to her. Congratulations Jenna R!   Last week, the hands on : as we grow Facebook page hit 3000 fans! [Thank you!!!] As a big thank you, Betty Lukens Felts [a wonderful sponsor […]

Fudoo Boards Special Price!

Start tracking your family’s “food” and “do” adventures and know you are enjoying the good life! Füdoo Boards [a sponsor of hands on : as we grow] would like to extend a special exclusive offer to allhands on: as we grow readers! Yay for us! Get your family a füdoo Board kit for only $20.00.  [A […]