Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament

I love to make Christmas ornaments with my kids. Our Christmas tree is covered in their kid-made ornaments. The best ones are made with things we already have around the house since I’m super frugal. This Mason Jar Lid Snowman Christmas Ornament for kids is a perfect example of using what you have to make something […]

Wood Slice String Art Ornament

This is my favorite Christmas ornament we’ve made so far this year! I’m so excited to share it with you today. Not only did we make a gorgeous and simple DIY Wood Slice String Art Ornament inspired by a children’s book, but we got in some great fine motor skills practice while making it! If […]

Washi Tape Mason Jar Lid Ornament

My kids love to use tape. Actually, I can’t think of a child I know that doesn’t like to use a tape dispenser. Using tape is such a great way to work on fine motor skills that when I saw some sparkly, festive tape dispensers at the Dollar Tree, I quickly stuck them in my […]

Kid-Planned Ice Cream Sundae Party

I love the laid-back days of summer. Trips to the park and play dates with friends fill our days, but eventually they have to end. While I love homeschooling, I’m always sad to see the summer fun start to slow down. With back to school time right around the corner, I wanted to host a […]

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

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 […]

Kid-Painted Flower Pots

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 […]

6 Garden Themed Activities for Kids

It’s time to get out in the garden! Whether you plant veggies or flowers, there’s no doubt about it, kids love to garden. Digging in the dirt, planting seeds, and watering the plants are all things kids can help with. Waiting on the plants to grow is the hardest part. Keep kids interested with these […]

Love Notes Shared Journal {DIY Valentine’s Gift}

When I was a little girl, my mom and I had a journal that we used to write notes back and forth. It was used during a difficult time for me as a child when I didn’t know how to express things that I was feeling about my parents’ divorce. The comfort of writing it […]