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Sequined Shamrock Pin Kid Craft

Kid-Friendly Sequined Shamrock Pin Craft

Add some green sparkles to your St. Patrick’s Day as you craft this cute shamrock pin with your child! It’s easy for kids to decorate their own shamrock with sequins, but the result will be something you’ll be proud to wear too. Older kids should be able to handle this project on their own. If […]


Easy Notebook Bookbinding – Make a Journal from a Paper Bag

My eldest son Alec just started kindergarten(!). At a parent meeting this week, Alec’s teachers talked about what they will be working on this year, stressing that kindergarten (in Sweden) is not about learning to learn or write, but about sparking an interest in language and communication through words. The teachers also stressed the advantages […]

DIY Felt Ice Cream Cones

How to Make a Felt Ice Cream Playset

Ready for a summer treat that won’t melt in the summer heat? Felt ice cream cones are just the thing! In fact, these are good for imaginative play any time of the year. And the best part is, you can make them yourself! There are a lot of patterns out there for making felt food, but they […]

Rainbow Color Mixing Garland

DIY Rainbow Color Mixing Garland

I don’t know about you, but I still find the way that colors mix and blend to be a little magical. Especially when three colors can become an entire rainbow. When you use paint, getting the mix just right can be tricky, but cellophane blends really well. Make this rainbow banner to show your children how […]


No-Sew Denim Bunting Cake Topper

I think bunting on cakes is the cutest thing ever (case in point) and these little denim flags really have my heart. I see them on top of a Father’s Day cake, for the 4th of July, for a western-themed birthday party or a baby shower. They’re rustic and sweet and made with supplies you […]

Prepare for Frog Launching

Celebrate Leap Day with Leaping Felt Frogs

Are you excited to have an extra day this year? Leap year might not be a concept that young children understand or care about, but I’m willing to bet that they will enjoy making these felt frogs leap through the air with a little catapult! In fact, these DIY amphibians are surefire fun any day […]


16 Diwali Activities & Crafts

The Hindu festival of Diwali is coming up soon – on Oct 23! Diwali (or Deepavali, as our family and many others call it) is basically a celebration of the triumph of good over evil, and a time to be with family. As much as I would like to channel Kelly from The Office, I’ll attempt at giving a […]

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