DIY Cleaning Kit for Kids

It’s time for Spring cleaning, and what better way to make cleaning fun for kids than to put together a cleaning kit of their very own? This cleaning kit for kids is simple and easy to make! Many Montessori-inspired homes and classrooms use cleaning activities to teach kids important life skills, but the cleaning tools can be very […]

How to Make Seed Bombs in Eggshells

Ever wonder how to make seed bombs? Did you know you can make seed bombs in eggshells? I have a secret.  I like to hide gifts in real eggshells.  Sometimes it is beads for a new bracelet or a crystal for the nature table or even a candle shaped like the shell itself.  This year, […]

Make a Bird Feeder Kit!

Making bird feeders is such a fun activity to do with the kids, and a great way to show our love and appreciation for our feathered friends. These easy bird feeder kits are very frugal to make, and they are sure to bring lots of smiles! I love how such simple materials can make kids so happy!! […]

Snow Day Busy Bags!

These Snow Day Busy Bags were a huge hit with my kids and their friends during a recent snow day when school was cancelled! The best part was that we used things we already had around the house to create hours of fun by placing items in brown paper bags with instructions to open one […]

10 Best Battery Free Gifts for Kids Ages 8-12

These gifts for kids ages 8-12 are all highly recommended by my 10 year old Emily as some of the best birthday gifts she has ever received and also loves to give. I love that these are all battery free gifts that encourage creativity and plenty of imaginative playtime fun! Here is a list of […]

Stamped Polymer Clay Hearts

Christmas is behind us and February is quickly approaching, which, of course, means the next holiday… Valentine’s Day!  Valentine’s Day happens to fall directly between my birthday and my daughter’s birthday.  Needless to say, February is a busy month for us (don’t forget Groundhog’s Day)!  But, despite the busyness we always enjoy making a little something […]

Gift Ideas for Music Lovers

Shh, I’m going to tell you a secret … I started Christmas shopping this week. I know, I know it’s early! but there are so many great deals out there right now and well, I just love finding those extra special gifts for every one on my list. After seeing Carla’s sweet project I’ve had […]

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! […]

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 […]