Homemade Gift: Sheet Music Art

  Looking for the perfect gift for the music lover in your life?  How about something thoughtful, sentimental, and handmade?  I’ve got just the craft for you, something even very young children can create.  This sheet music art is sure to be a cherished gift for years to come. A music teacher would love such […]

Repurposed Craft for Summer, Sun Catchers…

Summer is in full swing here, the cicadas are chittering, vegetables are growing…We are spending lots and lots of time outside these days imagining, story telling and playing.  With all this time being spent outside, why not decorate the outside just like we decorate inside, right? Here are two DIY suncatcher projects that are great […]

S’mores in a Jar!

Homemade food gifts are awesome–they are fun to give, fun to receive, and fun to eat!  We have a lot of visitors coming this summer and we were trying to come up with a fun little welcome gift for them.  Then it came to me, s’mores in a jar! How to Make S’mores in a […]

Gifts Kids Can Make For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is less than a week away!  This is such a busy time of year with the end of the school year and the beginning of summer that Father’s Day always seems to sneak up on me.  Did it sneak up on you too?  Do you still need a gift for that special papa […]

5 DIY Gift Ideas for Gardeners

We have been having a fickle Spring this year here on the East Coast.  One with freezing temperatures one day and hot and sticky the next!  But, I’m not complaining and neither is my garden!  My plants are growing more and more everyday and they have been calling me outside to get into the garden! […]

Homemade Gifts for Mother’s Day: Washi Tape Vase

Homemade gifts are perfect for Mother’s Day.  Moms love to get crafts and cards that their kids have made so this washi tape vase kids craft is sure to be a hit! Making a washi tape vase from a Mason jar or jelly jar is so simple that even toddlers can do it with help!  […]

Octonauts to the Rescue!

Looking for some fun toys to add to your child’s water table or pool this Summer? We were given a generous assortment of Octonaut toys to review, and the kids have enjoyed plenty of imaginative playtime fun with these! These action figure toys are based on the hit Disney Junior television series, The Octonauts, featuring […]

9 Upcycled Gift Ideas for Her

Earth Day is right around the corner. I love that this holiday gets folks thinking about the 3 R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, but you don’t have to wait for Earth Day to think about ways you can turn trash to treasure! Check out these incredible gift ideas made from items we all have around the […]

Recycled Crafts for Kids: DIY Key Wind Chime

Gifts, especially those created by kids, don’t have to cost a lot of money.  In fact, the perfect materials for a thoughtful gift may be sitting in your recycling bin.  Giving old items new life is not only green, it’s a lot of fun.  It is so cool to take something destined for the trash […]

Gift Ideas to Make the Most of Spring

There’s nothing more fun for kids than getting outdoors and being active. You can encourage outdoor play with these cool, new gift ideas perfect for Spring: 1. A Water Table – There are hours and hours of fun just waiting to be had in this small, portable water table. There’s something magical about mixing kids […]

Homemade Alternatives to Easter Candy

Easter morning doesn’t have to equal sugar overload, there are tons of awesome alternatives to Easter candy!  Here are seven homemade Easter gifts for kids that are just as much fun to create as they are to receive.   Spring means warmer weather and more time spent playing outside.  Which makes sidewalk chalk a perfect […]

Gifts to Inspire Creativity

Inspire creativity with these great gift ideas! Whether you’re looking to add a little more creativity to your life (or someone else’s), here are seven of our favorite gifts (to give & receive) that are sure to inspire any lucky recipient. This collection is full of possibilities for endless creative fun for all ages and […]