Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

Any crafty idea/project that catches mine eye.

One Dynamite Gal!

dynamite-valentine-craftMy kiddo loves the movie Wreak It Ralph and lovingly says to me “Mom, you’re one dynamite gal!” pretty frequently (which I love).  So, when I ran across this craft from the AllKidsNetwork I HAD to get the supplies ready and prep it for a craft this week.  In honor of Valentine day’s impending arrival:

Dynamite Valentine Craft


900+ Free Sewing Patterns!

So… yeah for Pinterest!  Seriously!  I was reading through some of those recommendation emails they sent me (trying to get through the backload of crazy that is my current situation) and I stumbled upon this site that has 900+ sewing patterns!

I’ll give you three guesses as to who’s going to be busting out her sewing machine sometime soon… ;)

Introduction to the Art Museum

how-to-have-fun-at-art-museums-with-young-kidsIs your local art museum running an exhibit you’d like to see?  Do you feel like and introduction to a museum is the next step in your cultural journey with your kiddo?  Have no fear!

No Time for Flash has an awesome bunch of ideas to keep your kiddos engaged while at the art museum!  You know… in case they don’t want to sit quietly and observe the pretty art…


New Year’s Eve Crafts – Kid Edition

bubblewrap noisemakerLooking for some fun ways to engage your kids in a New Year’s Eve celebration?  Wondering how you’re going to entertain the kiddos while you’re having an adult-ish party?  Look no further!

Check out the Crafty Crow for 10 New Year’s Eve Crafts for Kids!  I know I’ll be taking advantage of these great ideas… how about you?

Christmas Craft – No Cook Cinnamon Ornaments

cinnamonornamentsLooking for a way to engage those kiddos in a fun and good smelling activity?  Prep your counters one and all because here we go…

No Cook Cinnamon Ornaments!

This craft is an easy to prep, long term enjoyment and a great craft to give as stocking stuffers, gift tags, or to paint and hang on a tree… I could also see making a bunch of similar shapes and arranging them in some sort of holiday display of sorts… hmmmm…

Christmas Crafts – Popsicle Stick Ornaments

popsicle ornamentsAs I mentioned in the last Christmas Crafts post – I am on the hunt for fun, safe and entertaining crafts for my kiddo to partake in this holiday season… Fortunately, the internet has a plethora of exciting and new crafts we haven’t tried yet :D

Today’s Christmas Craft is: Popsicle Stick Ornaments

So bust out the glue and sparkles and HAVE AT IT! Woo!

Easter Craft Round Up

Hey there Moms, Dads, Grandmas, Grandpas, Aunts and Uncles!

I just thought I would take a second to share some links for Easter Crafts that I’ve come across…  I’ll leave the egg dying and bunny photos to you but if you’re looking for some crafty ways to keep kids busy – here you go!

I personally am a GIANT fan of the sun catcher, though I haven’t had a chance to grab the supplies :(