Fostering Creativity with Seedling Craft Kits

Looking for a fun rainy day activity? Do your kids enjoy crafting, but you never seem to have all of the supplies you need on-hand? Exciting news — Seedling, a company based in New Zealand, is bringing their fantastic craft kits to the US! There are over 250 differentĀ kits to choose from, and they are […]

Rainy Day Fun: Simple Stop-Motion Animation

If you’re looking for a good boredom buster for the kids on an otherwise rainy and dreary day, try creating simple stop-motion animation videos using a camera, a tripod, and some old toys! My kids thought this project was so much fun, and I love how it renewed their interest in some of their older […]

CRE8TIME Update

As a follow up to my previous CRE8TIME post, in case you were curious what the final watercolor painting looked like, I thought I would share it here. While it’s far from a “floral masterpiece” (HA!), I did thoroughly enjoy the process of setting aside time each day to work on it. I even invited […]

CRE8TIME with Michaels

Did you know March is National Craft Month? It’s the perfect excuse to join the CRE8TIME initiative started by the Craft and Hobby Association! MichaelsĀ® has jumped on board to support this movement which involves setting aside one hour a day for eight consecutive days just for crafty creative fun, and I’ve set out to […]

Inspiration All Around!

It’s been so much fun getting to know everyone and reading your stories on how & where your children are inspired to create. I’ve noticed a common trend in all of our children being inspired by the simplest of things, and nature in particular. It really is quite fascinating. We had a lively discussion on […]

How Do You Inspire Creativity?

This week’s topic is one of my personal favorites: kids and creativity. They go hand in hand with one another quite naturally. Valerie shared some wonderful gift ideas to spark the creative process, but I didn’t want to stop there. I know this is a topic we could spend a few days talking about … […]