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October 31, 2014

Halloween Craft: Chinese Jack-O-Lantern

Chinese Paper Jack-O-Lantern

My kids love making their own holiday decorations. This simple Halloween craft is a fun twist on a paper Chinese lantern -- it's a Chinese Jack-O-Lantern! This is super simple to make and can be adapted for even the youngest kids. Halloween is nearly here and I have a confession. I have yet to … [Read more...]

Halloween Craft: Origami Balloon Jack-O-Lantern

Origami Balloon Jack-O-Lantern

I can't take any credit for this craft. My ten year old so is the master of paper crafts and came up with this brilliant idea for a fun Halloween craft on his own. He sure doesn't get that from me. These easy Origami Balloon Jack-O-Lanterns are fun for elementary aged kids to make. They require a … [Read more...]

Halloween Craft for Preschoolers – Pumpkin Painting

Painted Pumpkins

Carving pumpkins is an essential part of Halloween. But what do you do if your kids are too young to carve a pumpkin safely or if you just plain don't like to carve pumpkins? Pull out the paint and paint your pumpkin instead! Preschoolers love to participate in Halloween themed activities but … [Read more...]

Craft: Pepper Printed Shamrocks

Shamrock Craft

St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and to celebrate we created this super simple craft that is perfect for preschoolers to school-aged kids. I love easy craft projects that use things I already have around the house. For this project, we had some green peppers in the fridge that were … [Read more...]

Homemade Valentine Tutorial

valentine

I am not a crafty person by nature so the crafts we do around here are foolproof. I love the look of homemade Valentines cards because they are so much more personal than the generic little cards you buy at the store but with my options are limited by my crafting skills. I love this super simple … [Read more...]