Ghostly and Delicious Little Toes…Halloween crafts for kids!

  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 tickling her daughter’s toes after showing her how tiny her mommy’s toes once were. Smile 🙂 Last year we made a family Halloween picture with our foot prints, yes when I say family I mean that the kids,…

Making Musical Instruments – Easy

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 but it is surprising what children can learn, and how early they can learn it, when they can get one on one attention. However, it isn’t all serious business here, I like to find ways for the kids…

Fabric ribbon roses for that special someone

I learned to make these when I was about 13. I use to make them out of every size, color, pattern and material of ribbon possible. Recently I came across one of my flowers and thought it would be a lovely Mother’s Day gift or Valentine’s Day gift, among lots of other possibilities (gift bows, hair bows, glued on frames and much more), because a bouquet of these would never die. I would recommend this to be a craft for 8 and up and if you are a guy, what…

St. Patrick’s Day fun!

  St. Patrick’s Day, a quirky little holiday that most associate with drinking and leprechauns, however, there is more to the day, which can be a fun holiday with your kid’s, and in my opinion, any day that you can have fun with your little one’s or start new traditions, why not go for it! The night before most holidays, and several nights before at Christmas time, I read a book, or two, associated with the holiday. I usually try for a silly, fun book and a more meaningful story, to…