Build-a-Minion Busy Bag

DIY Build-a-Minion Busy Bag using felt. Super easy to make and perfect for the little minion lover in your life.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias Has Minion Mania hit your house? Ours too. My kids are in full-out Minion mode and they haven’t even seen the newest movie yet! The Minions are everywhere, so my kids are on the hunt to […]

6 Clever Crafts to Keep Little Hands Busy

6 Clever Crafts to Keep Little Hands Busy

My youngest son is a busy little guy. He’s been that way since he was born. I have to stay a few steps ahead of him and keep him engaged or else he’ll seek out trouble. On days when I engage him first thing in the morning, I can tell a difference in the rest […]

Summer DIY Crafts for Kids

5 Summer DIY Crafts for Kids

Whew! The summer heat has found East Tennessee. It was over 90 degrees today while I was painting porch rails. With today’s list of 5 Summer DIY Crafts for Kids, you’ll be able to keep your kids busy whether you’re braving the heat or playing it cool. Book Themed Crafts for Kids | A Little Pinch […]

Summer Boredom Busters for Kids

6 Summer Boredom Busters for kids--painting, finger knitting, chalk games, and homemade rockets

The two words every mom hates hearing: I’m BORED! My kids know that if they tell me they’re bored, I’ll find them a chore, but maybe you’re nicer than me. After the chore is done, I will help them figure out something to do. There were several activities in last week’s Good Tips Tuesday that would […]

5 Flower Craft Ideas for Kids

5 Flower Craft Ideas

You know the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” These 5 Flower Craft Ideas for kids that were linked up in last week’s Good Tips Tuesday linky party are simply adorable and sure to keep the kids busy creating. Just open up your craft supplies cabinet and let the kids go to town! Spring Flower Craft with […]

5 Stained Glass Crafts for Kids

5 Stained Glass Crafts for Kids

Making stained glass crafts or mosaic crafts is something we do a lot of at our house. They’re colorful, bright, and make us smile. Stained glass crafts are easy for kids to make with only a few household supplies–we always use sticky contact paper and tissue paper, but it isn’t the only way to make […]

Kid-Painted Flower Pots

Kid Painted Flower Pots are a great way to add a little color to your porch and they make great gifts for loved ones! Perfect for a homemade Mother's Day gift from the kids. Include the kids in planting and taking care of the flowers for a fun family activity.

I love to plant flowers and add a little color to our front porch every year. It adds a welcoming curb appeal to our house, but it also lifts my spirits to have beauty around us every day. Taking care of potted plants is a great experience for kids and it helps them have a […]

The Rainbow Fish Ornament: Perler Bead Craft

10 Days of Kid-Made Christmas 70+ Ornaments Inspired by Children's Books

The Rainbow Fish is a simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions–his sparkly scales. While Rainbow Fish starts out prideful, he learns a lesson in giving and friendship. It’s one of my favorite books for talking about how to be a good friend and sharing. […]

Viking Ship Craft for Kids

Viking Ship Craft for Kids: how to make a Viking Boat using recycled household items.

While learning about Vikings during our Viking Unit Study, the kids wanted to make a Viking ship. Using some common household materials and some recycled materials, we came up with a Viking Ship Craft that has been played with over and over and extended their learning through small world play. I often find the kids, mainly […]

Kid Crafts with Kiwi Crate

Discovering KiwiCrate

Disclosure: I received this product for free. I was compensated for my time. All opinions are honest and I was not required to post a positive review. What is Kiwi Crate? Kiwi Crate is a monthly kid crafts subscription. They deliver hands-on fun right to your mailbox. Designed for ages 3-8, projects can include arts […]