Watercolor Hearts Made from ‘Newsprint’

Painting watercolor hearts to hang on the window for Valentine's Day

At the beginning of the year, we get all these new phone books. The phone books hardly get used to begin with, and then we have the all the old phone books as well. So it was time to do something fun with them before just throwing them in the recycle bin. (Gotta love upcyling, right?) Painting the pages seemed like a good idea! The boys loved this! If you don't have any ...

Quick Make & Play Edible Sensory Bottle

A quick make it and play with it sensory rattle for babies

A sensory bottle can be almost anything. There are so many variations of them, we've done a soapy sensory bottle that was all about watching it, much like a calm down jars that you've seen around Pinterest, I'm sure. But they can also be I Spy sensory bottles that add in learning and fun. Or it can be about the sound like we made this sensory bottle into this time! I am ...

28 MORE Winter Crafts for Kids That Are Adorably Cute

28 More Winter Crafts for Kids to Make

I have been on a kick of finding winter crafts for kids to make when its cold! These are some cute winter crafts for kids that are all about Brrrrrr!  Alright, as I'm writing this, I really, actually want winter to just be over. I've had it with the subzero temps and snow falling, blizzards, late school starts and cancellations. We need to get back to normal and be able to go ...

Simple Art Prompt: Drawing on the Table

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What I am absolutely loving about the #EveryKidEveryDay challenge of spending one-on-one time with each kid, every day, is that its reminding of the simple pleasures of being a hands on mom. Not everything needs to be planned out, prepped and all fancy-schmancy. I know this. I try to tell all of you to do the same. Simple is better. Its the funnest for the kids. Easiest on us as ...