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Top 10 Indoor Activities for Toddlers

These are my top 10 indoor activities that I’ve done with my kids when they were toddlers. Since its winter time, I gotta have a handful of these up my sleeve. Indoor activities are great to have on hand for any age this time of year. But toddlers seem to especially get antsy and need […]

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Snowman Craft from Tin Cans!

This snowman craft [that's also a wind chime] was so fun. I’ve had this idea in my the entire fall and couldn’t wait to have the time to do it with the boys! Things started rocky, for sure, but I do love the end result. It started out that I didn’t have any white paint. […]

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Salt Paint for Toddlers: An Icy Winter Scene

Toddlers will love to make an icy painting scene using salt paint! This sensory activity came about after an epic “Craft Fail” of trying to frost my windows with Epsom Salt. I had an entire box of it leftover and wasn’t sure what to do with it. I did find one thing to do with it […]

12 Snow Activities for Kids this Winter

12 Snowy Indoor Activities for Kids this Winter

  12 Snow Activities for kids to do this winter: [Above, from top, left to right] Make gorgeous ice decorations to hang outside. From Red Ted Art. Use toilet paper rolls to make adorable snowmen. From Life with Moore Babies. Learn how to make a 6 pointed snowflake. From Preschool Powel Packets. An easy way 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 […]

Wrapping Paper Snowflakes

Wrapping Paper Snowflakes

  Henry and I made some cool snowflakes from wrapping paper! See how we did it over on Kiwi Crate’s The Studio! Cutting snowflakes are great cutting practice for a preschooler and work their fine motor skills. Coffee filters are a great medium to start with for the youngest, that’s what Henry cut snowflakes from […]

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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Marshmallow Snowman Craft

So its been a little snowy outside and Henry has yet to actually get out in it and PLAY. He’s been outside, but it’s usually to help Dad shovel the driveway. And he doesn’t last too long. He’s a smart boy – he knows he’s cold and he just comes inside. Anyhow – so I […]

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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 No 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 […]