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a birthday crown that grows with your little prince or princess

A Birthday Crown that Grows With Your Little Prince or Princess

We’ve called my son The Little Prince since he was born, and I love the idea of a birthday crown that he can wear year after year. Kuka & Bubu designed this super simple felt crown with interchangeable numbers that would be simple to customize for your own kid’s tastes. The back of the crown ties with ribbon, so you can resize it easily, and the numbers attach with Velcro. I think that the numbers from previous years would make super sweet keepsakes, too!

10 Ways to Jazz Up Hand-Me-Downs

10 Ways to Upgrade Hand-Me-Downs

I have fond memories of hand-me-down day from my own childhood, and I love that hand-me-down day is back now that I have my own little guy. There’s something so satisfying about sorting through big bags of well-loved clothes. And I admit that I also like spending basically zero dollars on clothes and shoes for my son. The tutorials below are aimed at adding a little more flexibility to those hand-me-downs with options to alter them and add a little bit of pizazz!

non-spooky ghost crafts for Halloween

10 Not-So-Spooky Ghost Crafts

Who says that ghosts have to always be spooky? These clever ghost crafts are less spooky and more cute. From treats to decorations, we’ve found lots of ghostly ways to get crafty with your kids for Halloween.

Make Dry Erase Ghost Votives

Turn an old glass jar into a cute Halloween decoration with this simple tutorial from Modern Parents Messy Kids. Alli   Read More »

Make cardboard box spider Halloween decorations

Make Recycled Cardboard Box Spider Halloween Decorations

This is a fun Halloween decoration idea. MollyMoo used small cardboard boxes that held ginseng capsules, but you could mix up your box sizes for a whole family of cute spider Halloween decorations.

Color Learning Games for Kids

10 Color Learning Games for Kids

My 19-month-old is just starting to learn his colors, and I’ve been looking for some ways to help him learn but keep things fun. Color sorting and other color games are a great way to help your toddler learn about colors without making it feel like a chore.

milk bottle igloo

Behold the Milk Bottle Igloo

This upcycling project is blowing my mind. This milk bottle igloo took five days to construct, according to Viral Nova. It’s made with layers of milk cartons that they used as the base for ice “bricks.” They used snow as the grout. It’s amazing, and if you make one, please tell me about it!

10 Awesome Weaving Projects for Kids

10 Weaving Projects for Kids

There’s something magical about weaving, and repetitive projects like this can really help your kids relax and work on their concentration. This list runs the gamut from simple weaving-just-to-weave projects to woven wearables and even a woven rug that your kids can help make.

make a fabric pinwheel

Make a Fabric Pinwheel

Paper pinwheels are a lot of fun, but these fabric pinwheels will last a lot longer than their paper cousins. Plus, you can totally raid your fabric and button stashes to make them. Autie at iCandy Handmade shows you how she converted a pattern for pretty paper pinwheels into a fabric pinwheel project.

Kid Art Storage and Display Ideas

10 Ideas for Storing and Displaying Kid Art

My son just started a new preschool where they do two art projects a week. He’s been there for less than a month, and my fridge is already buried in kid art at this point. I am tired of opening the refrigerator door to an avalanche of magnets and paper. Here are some ways to store and display that kid art in a more organized way!