Posts in Arts & Crafts

Olympics Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

February 5th, 2014

  As a former nationally competitive athlete, I look forward to the Olympics every 2 years. As a parent, I hope to instill this love of sports and the Olympics in my children. There is just something so amazing about so many countries coming together in one place to celebrate each other and the sports…

Get Organized! 20 Ways to Reuse Wipes Containers

January 29th, 2014

  Ever wonder what to do with all those extra, and let’s be honest, cute, wipes containers? After spending all that money, don’t you wish there was another use for them? Well, do I have the solution for you, 20 ways to reuse wipes containers to be exact! Like many people, this year my New…

Snowman sock puppets

How to Make a NO SEW Snowman Sock Puppet

January 22nd, 2014

A great snow day craft for the kids, we share how to make a snowman sock puppet. Sewing is NOT required and you probably already have all the supplies.

How to paint snow

How to Paint Snow

January 21st, 2014

Snowy days call for lots of outdoor snow day activities. Make snow painting one of those activities. We’re sharing different ideas for how to paint snow.

10+ Christmas Ornaments Kids Can Make

December 13th, 2013

    Across the Internet, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram homemade Christmas ornament ideas are being shared. There are some beautiful ideas, crafty ideas but are they Christmas ornaments kids can make? Do you have time to sift through posts after post to find the easiest ornaments kids can make?   No worries!   We’ve…

Snowman Handprint Ornaments

December 13th, 2013

Like most parents, I enjoy receiving and giving homemade gifts during the holidays. And what makes a better gift than a keepsake ornament that can hang on your tree for years to come. Every year we make a new type of handprint ornament for ourselves and to give as gifts to grandparents. Not only are…

Christmas Wreath Craft

December 11th, 2013

Yesterday was a snow day..yay! You know what that means, right? It’s time to make Christmas crafts…   After searching through the thousands of ideas on Pinterest, I decided to make a Christmas wreath with my son. The paper plate wreath is a classic craft that I remember doing when I was a child. There are…

How to Make Christmas Splatter Paint Ornaments

December 11th, 2013

  One of my favorite times of Christmas is when we decorate the tree.   Nothing is more exciting than being taken back in time by looking at all of the ornaments from our past. We have ornaments from when my husband and I were little, ornaments from past vacation destinations, ornaments from the past…

Turkey Handprint Crafts

Turkey Handprint Crafts

November 27th, 2013

Jersey Family Fun shares another Thanksgiving Day craft the kids can make. We’ve got two creative ways to make a Turkey Handprint Craft.

How to Make a Pirate Spy Glass

September 24th, 2013

I am not a crafty mom. I hate messy projects and wouldn’t be able to use a glue gun to save my life.   One of my sons favorite things to do is paint. The other is to play with this tube from inside a roll of paper towels. I came up with a craft that…