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Shadow Puppet Theater

Shadow Puppet Theater for a Rainy Day

Are spring’s showers giving you and your kids a little bit of cabin fever? This awesome shadow puppet theater is the perfect remedy for the rainy day blues. Valerie at Inner Child Fun created this super simple project from an old cardboard box, and her girls love it! Not only will your kiddos have a great time playing shadow puppets, they can help you create the theater, too. And you know your kids love a toy double if they helped make it.

Make a rain stick out of a recycled paper tube - kids' craft from dollarstoremom.com

Recycled Musical Craft: Paper Tube Rainstick

Don’t be bored? Make a joyful noise (and a pleasant one) with this do-it-yourself Rain Stick craft made of recycled   Read More »

10 Home Cleaning Tips to Save You Money

10 Home Cleaning Tips to Save You Money

There are only a couple of weeks left before spring is done and summer rolls in. How’s your spring cleaning going? If you need some cleaning motivation, check out these money-saving cleaning tips to help you prioritize!

Bean Teepee for Kids

Build a Bean Teepee to Get Your Kid into the Garden

The kids I know who help in the garden are usually much more excited about eating their vegetables than kids who don’t see the magic of food growing out of the ground. This amazing bean teepee from Patricia at Urban Artichoke is just the thing to get even the most garden-shy kid excited about playing in the dirt.

Glowstick lantern - cute idea at dollarstoremom.com

DIY Lantern Ideas

Who’s ready for some outdoor fun? Whether you are going camping, stargazing, or just need a little extra light on   Read More »

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Tutorial: Popsicle Stick Flag Patriotic Craft

I love finding projects that I can make with my 5 year old son.  We had a huge, I mean   Read More »

10 Awesome Beach Crafts

10 Beach Crafts for Summer

Do you have a beach trip in the works, or are you going for more of a staycation-type summer? Keep your kids busy at with some fun beach-inspired crafts, whether you’re hitting the coast or not.

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Tutorial: Flag streamer banner

I was making cupcake liner flowers and had the flag picks left over.  I couldn’t throw them out so I   Read More »

DIY Cat Tent

Channel Your Inner Cat Lady with a DIY Cat Tent

Come on, cat people. You don’t have to be shy. I love my cats, too. And maybe when I saw this crazy awesome recycled cat tent by jessyratfink at Instructables, I freaked out a little bit. This is a super fun project that you can do on your own or with your older kids. There is a little bit of wire cutting and bending, which you’ll need to supervise or do yourself, but otherwise it’s a pretty kid-friendly project.

Cute kids' craft to make with socks - octopus + socks = socktopus!

Kids’ Craft: Socktopus – Octopus Made of Socks!

What to do with those mateless socks swimming around in the laundry room? Turn them into cute little Socktopuses (Socktopi?   Read More »