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10 Dress Up Box Ideas for Boys and Girls

10 Dress Up Box Ideas for Boys and Girls

Do your kids get restless on rainy summer afternoons? A stocked dress-up box is a great way to prompt some creative play and redirect all of that rainy-day energy. Here are some ideas to help you build up a nice little dress-up box stash with homemade and thrift store goodies.

DIY Face Paint Recipe

DIY Face Paint Recipe

I have a confession to make: I had a full face paint kit even before I had children. I may   Read More »

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden on a Budget

10 Ways to Spruce Up Your Summer Garden on a Budget

We’re in the dog days of summer now, and your garden might be looking at little bit…well…sad. Super hot days are tough on your plants, and your garden might need a bit of sprucing. Here are some ways to make your summer garden as inviting as it was when you planted everything in the spring.

Painted Walking Sticks

Kid-Made Painted Walking Sticks for Outdoor Play

Get your kids jazzed about heading out for a day in the park or a hike in the woods with painted walking sticks that they help decorate! Christine at The DIY Dreamer used this painted walking stick activity to entertain her kids on a camping trip, and it’s such a fun way to get crafty kiddos excited about outdoor play. It’s a simple, portable project that will engage kids just old enough to wield a paint brush or experienced older kiddos.

Edible paint idea - use frozen berries! Fun kid idea

Edible Paint Idea: Berry Paintings

I am a huge fan of edible paint ideas (especially for small kids, under age 2 — they still put   Read More »

10 Budget-Friendly Water Play Ideas for Summer

10 Budget-Friendly Water Play Ideas for Summer

Outdoor play is super beneficial for young kids, but getting your kids to play outside is tricky when it’s 90 degrees and humid. Add some water play into the mix to entice your kiddos to head outdoors. Here are 10 water play ideas to get you out in the sun this summer.

DIY Cloud Dough Recipe

DIY Colored Cloud Dough

Cloud dough is a soft, fluffy, moldable powder that is fun for kids to play with. Over at Kix Creativity   Read More »

DIY Cute cardboard house

Make an Adorable Cardboard House

When is a box not just a box? When it’s an adorable box decorated to look like a house! Check   Read More »

10 July 4th Crafts for Kids

10 July 4th Crafts for Kids

Independence Day is just a few days away. Do you have a cookout in the works? Get your kids in on the decorating and keep them entertained with these fun July 4th crafts for kids!

Recycled rainbow craft for kids

Recycled Rainbow Craft for Kids

Spread a little rainbow cheer with this cute rainbow mobile we made out of recycled cereal boxes and stuff from   Read More »