Making a Paper Mache Volcano

A Fun Science Experiement While learning about Earth we obviously covered volcanos and we agreed that making a paper mache volcano would be fun. Volcanoes are a fun topic for kids, they love watching them errupt! Now when I started making this I didn’t really take pictures on how to build the volcano (oops!) but…

Mother’s Day Flowers

A Simple but Cute Mother’s Day Idea  The kids and I visit the library, usually on Tuesdays, and with Mother’s Day coming up they had a cute, little craft waiting after story time and the kids were able to make Mother’s Day flowers. We love our library and those in children’s department, they always have…

Easter Confetti Eggs

Unusual but Fun Easter Idea My oldest and middle child are only 50 weeks apart, in fact my second born was due on my first born’s birthday, but I had to be induced and that “awesomeness” wasn’t to be. Sometimes their birthdays are right after Easter, depending on when it falls, and for a preschool birthday…

Catch a Leprechaun

Making a Leprechaun Trap With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, my kids wanted to catch a Leprechaun, with a Leprechaun trap. They devised a plan that involved at trap and gold. I had them color regular printer paper with St. Patrick’s day themes, including “Free Gold” and we taped them onto a box. Then, my son…

Groundhog Day Crafts

Who Says Groundhog Day Can’t Be Fun? Groundhogs are the only animals that have their own holiday here in the US, so whether it is Groundhog Day or a unit studying them or just because, they deserve a little wink and a nod. I think the little guys are adorable and this past Groundhog Day,…

Valentine’s Day ideas, with Fingers and Toes

Cute Crafts to Cherish Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and maybe you are still looking for something small but meaningful, to do with your little ones. Over the years I have done different things but when I can, I like to us their hand and foot prints to commemorate. It might seem redundant now, but some…

Groundhog’s Day For Kids

Happy Groundhog’s Day Every year people mention how stupid Groundhog’s Day is, but I personally like it. Groundhog Day may seem like a crazy holiday to celebrate and trust me we don’t go crazy, I mean it is a day about a rodent predicting the weather, but I like to have fun with my family and…

Fun Crafts – Making Mummies

Spooky Fun! Halloween is here, well almost, and here is a cute craft that most can make, even little ones with a little help.  These mummies are super easy to make and don’t require many materials. What you will need; 1 can for every mummy, black construction paper or cardstock, googlie eyes, glue, tape, scissors…

Halloween crafts for kids!

Too Cute to Spook! I love making art with my kid’s hand and foot prints, they are only small once and every year they grow. I can imagine someday my boys being men and showing their children how small their hand prints once were compared to the manly size they will become or my daughter…

DIY Instruments – Making Musical Instruments

Music Equals Fun! My kids are 5, 4 and 3 and, as I have said, I homeschool them. My 5 and 4 year olds are learning both kindergarten level and 1st grade curriculum while my 3 year old is working on both preschool and kindergarten curriculum. That might seem like a lot for small kids…