Are you looking for a super fun craft that costs nothing and leads to hours of play? Well then…this is your kids craft for the week. These canopy beds can be used in an actual dollhouse or on a bookshelf or just in the corner for play with little dolls and calico critters. Or do… Continue reading DIY dollhouse Canopy Beds
It’s summer (well, it’s almost over though) and we have exhausted almost every way to have fun! I’m beat from trying so hard and also from the contrasting slow pace of summer too. I’m trying to make things fun still until we stick our little toes over the school line in a week. One fun… Continue reading Throw a whimsical party with your kids…just for giggles!
Blueberry picking with my mini Berry picking with my little Willow Bug is in the top five of my favorite things to do together. We talked all about what it takes to get a blueberry ready for the basket…planting, watering, growing, picking, sorting, washing…it’s a huge process. Since we play grocery store all the time,… Continue reading Summertime blue
Let’s get to some simple fun on the central coast of CA, playful ideas, and tips for camping! Now, most of my readers are not even in the United States, so please take what you can from our daily excursions as inspiration for things that might be near your home. The point really is to… Continue reading Lately…enjoying simple pleasures!
Have you ever wanted to make your own puppet theater with your little one. Here’s how below! I honestly can’t get my daughter to stop playing puppet master. These tips and simple crafts were able to unleash her creativity in storytelling, crafting and getting lots of laughs!!! Telling a story with props and a fun… Continue reading DIY Puppet Theater
Today was one of those wonderful days when your internet goes down and it becomes time to embark on being in the great outdoors. My favorite thing right now is eating a picnic lunch in the back of our truck in bean bags, with huge stuffed bears for pillows and a cooler full of la… Continue reading NOW
DIY FRUIT POPSICLES Ingredients: Fruit – all different kinds Several popsicle molds – depends on how many you want to make! Fruit juice – a couple cups How to make it: Blend your juice with a little bit of fruit to give it texture and to make it frothy Have your little one mash-up all… Continue reading DIY Fruit Popsicles
DIY FROZEN BANANA POPS Ingredients: Bananas Sprinkles Yogurt Chocolate chips Coconut shavings Parchment paper Baking sheets Popsicle sticks How to make them: Peel and cut your bananas in half Layout baking sheets and cover with parchment paper. Chop up your chocolate chips to make little shavings Place your toppings in bowls on the table Poke… Continue reading DIY Frozen Banana Pops
Spring Goes, Summer Comes The little darling, Spring, Has run away; The sunshine grew too hot for her to stay, She kissed her sister, Summer, And she said: “When I am gone, you must be queen instead.” Now reigns the Lady Summer, Round whose feet A thousand fairies flock with blossoms sweet. By: Cicely Mary… Continue reading DIY Boho Flower Crown
Making Pet Rocks is wonderful for decorating your garden. Materials: Collect rounded and flat rocks Gather all your craft materials, scraps of leather, shells, pom poms, fabric swatches, etc. Eyes Mod Podge Acrylic paints – various colors – small sizes Paint brushes or sponge brushes Colored sand Glitter – various colors Elmer’s sparkly glue Drop… Continue reading DIY PET ROCKS WITH KIDS