It’s Playtime! Christmas Treats

Some last minute treats for Santa? Or for our family get together! Try these Christmas sweets and goodies with the kids this year! [Crystal & Co. : Christmas Cookies] Have you made cookies to set out for Santa yet? Its getting close! Time to get baking! We have yet to start this tradition, but I think this […]

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Music: Christmas Cheer

Hi! This is Jill from amomwithalessonplan.com. I am so excited to be visiting hands on: as we grow today! I am also excited that Jamie is taking a well deserved break. Some of you may not know, but along with running this blog Jamie is also a huge support in our little education / mommy […]

Art: Christmas Coffee Filter Garland

  How many alternate uses are there for coffee filters? A google search of coffee filter craft brings up 1,680,000 pictures of crafts you can do with a coffee filters. This month at Art For Little Hands we are doing several art projects using the medium of a coffee filter. One of those projects we worked on […]

Literacy Activity: Book Making

Guest Post by   Today, a literacy craft is shared by Erin at Small Types.  Some book making ideas! They can be easily adapted for the holidays.Make some homemade gifts for the grandparents! Hello, hands on : as we grow readers! I’m thrilled for theopportunity to guest post here on one of my favorite blogs. Thanks, Jamie! In […]

It’s Playtime! Let it Snow!

The Creative Christmas Countdown is well under way.Kitchen Counter Chronicles has today’s advent activity, Making Snowflakes! Looking around the It’s Playtime posts has gotten me in the mood for snow [okay, just a little though]! So, bring on the snow! Let it Snow! [Adventures at Home: Snowflake Mobile] Adventures at Home makes paper snowflakes into a […]

Christmas Crafts: Child-Made Cards

Guest Post by Two fun Christmas Card Crafts for the kids to make! Shared by Cathy at NurtureStore. [I love her point that they don’t have to be perfect. That’s kind of the best part!]   Simple child-made Christmas cards With two crafty kids in the house we love to make and send some simple child-made […]

Craft: Gingerbread House Greeting Card

  Maggy at Red Ted Art is sharing a Christmas Craft today! These are cute holiday cards made to look like a real gingerbread house!  But one you can send in the mail to friends and family! Hello! My name is Maggy and I am from Red Ted Art, where I regularly do Kids Crafts with my two preschoolers and […]

Creative Christmas Countdown: Decorate the Kids Rooms

Today is Day 12 of the Creative Christmas Countdown! Decorate the Kids Rooms! Decorating the kids rooms is definitely going to be a new Christmas tradition! Henry and I decided on creating a Christmas tree of lights in the corner of his bedroom. We found a string of lights and I got busy taping and stringing […]

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Upcycled Oh-So-Pretty Christmas Tree Craft

We at Mommy Labs love hoarding junk and then upcycling them into something artful. From disposable glasses to dozens of cardboard boxes, from the tags on new dresses to fabric scraps – there’re very few things that can find their way to trash under our scanner eyes! I’m beyond delighted to share my daughter – […]