Easy Paper Crafts for Beginners

Paper crafts are a great way to engage both children and adults in a fun and creative activity. These projects are perfect for beginners and require minimal supplies. This post will share five easy paper crafts that anyone can do. So grab some paper and get crafting! 5 Easy Paper Crafts for Beginners: Paper Hearts: […]

How to Make Paper Claws

Learn how to make paper claws with this easy tutorial from Clara, age 13! This is such a fun boredom buster or rainy day craft for kids. Perfect for pretend play or fold up a full set for dress-up! Scroll down for step-by-step directions using a sheet of letter-sized paper (8 inches x 11 inches). […]

How to Make Paper Spinners

Paper spinners are so much fun to make! In this post, we’ll share a step-by-step video with instructions showing how to make spinners out of paper. You’ll want to bookmark this craft for a rainy day or anytime your teen or tween is looking for a boredom buster to do. Why not craft up several […]

3 Books for Everyday Family Creativity

Like many busy families, we are on the go a lot! I love to take advantage of short pockets of time for inspiring creativity and curiosity. Even just a few minutes of creative time each day can make a big impact and foster family connections. We keep these books near the kitchen table to enjoy […]

Free Printable Preschool Activity Packet

Exciting news! My NEW book Trucks, Cars, and Airplanes Preschool Activity Book is scheduled to be released everywhere books are sold on April 6, 2021, and is available for pre-order NOW! This is great news for families looking for some screen-free activities to keep the kids engaged and learning. I’m so happy to share this […]

Printable Halloween Scavenger Hunt

This printable Halloween scavenger hunt is such a fun activity to do with the kids! Just download, print, and go for a walk or drive around your neighborhood to see how many spooky objects you can find. Be sure to scroll down and grab your free printable Halloween scavenger hunt below! On the printable, you’ll […]

Disney’s Mulan Free Activity Packet Printable

I’m excited to share with you that Disney’s MULAN is NOW available on Disney+ with Premier Access! For those with older kids, this movie would be a great pick for an at-home family movie night. Also, be sure to scroll down and grab your free printable activity packet with educational MULAN themed drawing pages, writing […]

Sweet Suite @ Home 2020 Event Recap

Recently, Clara and I attended a super cool virtual press event called Sweet Suite @ Home! We got a sneak peek at the hottest toys and play trends for the holidays. It was so cool! A big thank you to our friends at The Toy Insider for organizing such a stellar event. For the past […]

Cute Pets Activity Book for Kids

After a LOT of hard work behind-the-scenes for the past several months, I’m so excited to finally announce something — I have a new coloring and activity book for kids coming out July 21st!!! Introducing my new coloring and activity book for kids – CUTE PETS ACTIVITY BOOK FOR KIDS! CUTE PETS is filled with […]

Ideas for Family Game Night at Home

This post is packed with printables & resources to create a fun and memorable game night at home! You’ll find a free printable for quarantine charades, resources for games to play on video chat, 10 helpful tips for family game time, and more. Game to Play with Kids While Lying Down — Do your children […]

Free Printable Animal Activity Packet for Kids 3-5

Exciting news! My First Animal Activity Book by Krissy Bonning-Gould is scheduled to be released everywhere books are sold on May 19, 2020, and is available for pre-order NOW! This is great news for families at home during the quarantine. I’m so happy to share this collection of free printables from the book with animal […]

Quarantine Charades Free Printable Game

Are you staying at home? Looking for a little something fun to do with the family?? Here’s a simple game to play with family or household members during quarantine at home! Just download the Quarantine Charades Game printable and play. This game is sure to lead to lots of good laughs! It is quick and […]

How to Effectively School at Home During Quarantine

For some parents, homeschooling is a new experience! We’re not accustomed to being a teaching resource for our kids, and schooling at home has become a little stressful. If you have kids at home who are homeschooling or distance learning, you can use this time effectively without letting your child’s education suffer! Here is how […]

Frozen 2 Activity Packet Free Printable

Did you see that FROZEN 2 is currently available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and can be streamed on Disney+?? This is great news for families at home during quarantine! I’m so excited to share this collection of free printables with coloring pages, mazes, bookmarks, and more! Scroll down for more information on the film […]

The Call of the Wild Activity Packet Free Printable

I’m excited to share with you that 20th Century Studios’ THE CALL OF THE WILD is now available to buy digitally and on Movies Anywhere in the U.S. for $14.99! This movie would be a great pick for a family movie night. Why not read the book together as a family, then later watch the […]

50 Fun Things To Do With Your First Grader At Home

Parenting during the coronavirus pandemic is difficult, especially if you are under home quarantine. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas on things to do with your first grader at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably […]

50 Fun Things To Do With Your Kindergartener At Home

Hello, friends, I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with your kindergartener at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably already have […]

50 Fun Things To Do With Your Preschooler At Home

Hello, friends, I know times are uncertain and many are facing difficult decisions. Many of you have reached out asking for ideas about what to do with your preschooler at home. Here are our favorite resources for creative stay-at-home activities, and lots of learning fun too! We use common household items you probably already have […]