Snow Treasure – Book and Crafts for Ages 8 and Up

Our recent family book club pick was a book that has been around for quite some time. If you are looking for a classic read during the cold Winter months, Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan is based on an actual event in Norway during World War II. During the war, Norwegian children used their sleds […]

Embossed Snowflake Ornaments Easy Craft

These embossed snowflake ornaments are an easy craft for kids to do over the Winter break! Wouldn’t these ornaments look lovely hanging from the ceiling or in a window of your home? The embossing is quite simple to do, and you probably have everything you need to make these embossed snowflake ornaments. With the help […]

Printable Planner Pages 2019 Free Download

Happy New Year, friends! I have a special printable gift to share with you. These printable planner pages will help you get organized and plan out your goals for the new year. In this printable, you will find templates for setting yearly goals, monthly goals, a weekly meal planner sheet, and lots more! Print out […]

Book Tasting Party Theme for Kids

A book tasting party can have a lasting impact on the birthday child as well as his or her friends! Here is how we planned a special birthday party for our 10-year-old (Clara) that she claimed was “the BEST birthday party EVER”!  The Idea Clara seems to have an unending appetite for books. With this […]

Christmas Gift Tags Free Printable

Here is a handy printable for Christmas gift tags! It seems you can never have too many holiday gift tags during the Christmas season. This free printable contains 7 cute and festive designs. Feel free to print out as many pages as you would like (for personal use only, please)! This would be a great […]

Christmas Activities for Kids – Our Favorite Posts

These Christmas activities for kids are sure to bring lots of smiles! Whether you are making gifts for others, crafting your own advent calendar, or building a life-sized gingerbread house from cardboard, you will find lots of creative ways to enjoy the holiday season with your kids. Here are some of our favorite ways to turn […]

Advent Calendar Easy Holiday Craft

This advent calendar is easy to make and there are lots of different options for customization! I love how colorful and festive it looks. The best part is that there is no sewing involved in making this advent calendar. Would you believe it is made from a simple over-the-door shoe organizer? Scroll down for the […]

10 Ways to Be Kind To Your Family

Being kind to your family does not have to cost a lot of money or take up large amounts of time. A simple gesture of kindness can be an effective way to connect with each other, even during hectic times. Below you will find a list of 10 simple ways to be kind to your […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Craft (EASY)

This Thanksgiving turkey craft is easy to make thanks to the free printable template! This is a great quick craft to have on-hand for the kids to enjoy. Just print and craft! Use colored pencils or crayons to decorate this turkey craft however you would like.  To make this Thanksgiving turkey craft, you will need: […]

Spider Art Project for Kids (EASY)

This spider art project for kids is quick and easy to do! Kids can enjoy the process of making a simple stamp for block printing, and later adding details to their designs. Great fine-motor practice for little ones! To make this spider art project, you will need: Foam Plate – easily found at a dollar […]

Pumpkin Art Project for Ages 8 and Up

This pumpkin art project incorporates so many fun art techniques for kids ages 8 and up to explore! The kids can make simple stamps for block printing, create a collage with their prints, and later add further zentangle details. Scroll down for easy ways that this pumpkin art project can be adapted for younger children as […]

Fall Art Project for Teens or Tweens

Here is a beautiful Fall art project for teens or tweens to create stunning Autumn trees! This would be a great art project to try on a rainy day, or anytime you need a bit of colorful fun. There are several variations to explore. Why not make a smaller version of this project to create […]

Favorite Halloween Books for Kids Ages 4-8

Here is a list of our favorite Halloween books for kids ages 4-8! Be sure to take a look at the list below for a fun and festive Halloween story time. My own kids have personally requested these books for story time again & again! Maybe these will become some of your favorite Halloween books […]

Halloween Play Dough Sweet Shop

This Halloween play dough sweet shop is such a fun activity to count down the days until Halloween! This is a great activity for a rainy day. The kids can help measure out the ingredients while you make the play dough together. Alternatively, use store-bought play dough to get right to the imaginative playtime fun! Our […]

10 Fun and Free Fire Safety Week Activities

Here are 10 fun and free Fire Safety Week activities with printables, worksheets, lesson plans, apps, and more! This year Fire Safety Week is October 7-13th, 2018. This week is a great reminder to review your at-home fire drills with your family. You may also want to replace batteries in smoke detectors, and set reminders to […]

How to Weave a Pencil Cup

Learning how to weave a pencil cup is an easy craft that is perfect for older kids! These woven pencil cups can be quite useful during the back-to-school season. They are also handy anytime you need a bit of colorful organization in your office. Here are step-by-step instructions for how to weave a pencil cup! […]

Fall Art Project for Kids Ages 3 and Up

This Fall art project for kids is perfect for any time you need a simple creative activity during the Autumn months! Even very young painters can have great results using this easy technique. With a few basic art supplies you probably already have on-hand, kids can create this beautiful painting. This Fall art project for […]

How to Make an RC Bumper Car Arena

This RC bumper car arena is quick to set up, and can provide hours of playtime fun in your own backyard! This project is a great way to reuse those old pool noodles you may have in storage. Making your own RC bumper car arena is a fun outdoor project for teens or tweens to […]