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 […]

6 Garden Themed Activities for Kids

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 […]

DIY Door Draft Stopper {Easy Sewing Project}

Use scrap fabric to make a DIY Door Draft Stopper

As I quietly creep through the house to the coffee maker, I catch a chill as soon as my feet hit the hardwood floor in our entryway. It sends a shiver through me and I make a quick detour to look at the thermostat. It’s holding strong and steady where it was set, but it’s […]

DIY Plastic Grocery Bag Organizer {Beginner Sewing Project}

sewing materials for an easy to sew plastic grocery bag holder

In my quest for pantry organization, I have a love/hate relationship with plastic grocery bags. On one hand, we reuse them for easy disposal of stinky diapers, mini trash can liners, and more. On the other hand, they seem to multiply faster than rabbits. Even with the use of reusable canvas shopping bags, we STILL end […]

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 […]

Torn Paper Nest Craft

Torn Paper Nest Craft from happybrownhouse.com @happybrownhouse #nest #spring #finemotorskills

We love torn paper crafts at our house. They are easy to make and strengthen fine motor skills for little fingers. One of my favorite spring time art pieces is the Torn Paper Nest we made during Nn-Nest week in My Father’s World Kindergarten last year. Although we made it last year, I realized I […]

Dog’s Colorful Day

Dog's Colorful Day Activity www.happybrownhouse.com

Dog’s Colorful Day is a fun book for young children. The book naturally leads to learning activities focusing on colors and numbers. It’s a favorite around our house. Dog’s Colorful Day: A Messy Story About Colors and Counting About the book: Dog starts off the day with one black spot on his ear. But it […]

Ultimate Guide to Christmas Crafts for Kids

Coffee Filter Angel Craft

When I was a little girl, the days before Christmas were full of crafts and baking projects. Now that I’m a mom, I’m trying to make the same memories with my boys. As I’ve been searching for crafts to go along with some of our favorite Christmas books, I’ve found a few gems that I […]