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10 Pumpkin Crafts for Kids

10 Pumpkin Crafts for Kids

The first day of fall is just a few weeks away, and that means fun fall crafts! These are pumpkin crafts that your kids will love, and even young children can do many of them at least somewhat independently.

How to Make Paper Clay

How to Make Paper Clay

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.

10 DIY Organization Tricks for the School Year

10 DIY Organization Tricks for the School Year

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.

Back to School Cereal Box Notebook

Back to School Cereal Box Notebooks

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!

Shark Attack Kids Memory Game

Shark Attack Memory Game

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.

10 DIY Shark Toys for Shark Week

10 DIY Shark Toys for Shark Week

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?

Backyard mini golf

Summer Fun Idea: Backyard Mini Golf

Are your kids “so bored!” yet? It seems like there’s a point in the summer where kids just can’t figure   Read More »

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.