Paper clay is a cheater’s way to create paper mache projects with less work and less mess. I’ve never used paper clay before, but after seeing this super simple tutorial from Dahlhart Lane, I definitely want to give it a try.
Now that the school year is officially back in action, are you feeling a little bit less prepared than you thought you were? I feel like despite making sure I had everything ready for my son’s first day back, I was still scrambling that morning. In case you need a little bit of help like I did, here are some DIY organization tricks to help you and your kids get the school year on track.
Moleskine notebooks are super handy for keeping track of assignments and jotting down other little to-dos throughout the school day. Sure, you can buy pre-made paper moleskines, but wouldn’t your kid be more inclined to use a mini notebook that he helped you make? These simple little notebooks from Creme De La Crafts are colorful and feature a cute button closure, too!
Is your child going back to school in the next few weeks? Get organized, personalize his school supplies, and make that switch from summer to school fun with these free back to school printables!
Does your kid brown bag it to school? This insulated lunch bag is a great, inexpensive way to give him a little upgrade with this cute tutorial from Crazy Little Projects. Amber shares a detailed tutorial with plenty of photos to help you make this simple lunch bag for back to school.
Packing your kids’ lunches for school can save money and help them eat a little bit healthier. But for crafty mamas, store-bought lunch supplies are bo-RING. Check out these fun ways to add a DIY touch to your kiddo’s lunch box.
Happy Crafty Shark Week! This cute shark attack memory game is a great educational toy for your kids. Grab an old tissue box and turn it into a cute Shark Week toy with instructions from Kiwi Crate. I love how simple and fun this project is.
Get your kiddos excited about watching Shark Week with you! These shark toys are sure to stoke their enthusiasm for watching a week of shark-themed nature programming. Or at least entertain them while you have a cup of coffee and sneak in a little Shark Week goodness, right?
My son Darrol Henry is obsessed with my sewing machine. He’s only 16 months, so his idea of playing with a sewing machine involved banging on it and pulling on parts that maybe he should not pull on. This DIY cardboard sewing machine from Little Red Window looks like the perfect way to let him take that toddler energy out on something a little more age-appropriate. Maybe without the faux needle, until he’s a little bit older.