Author Archive for Caroline @ Armelle Blog


DIY Glow in the Dark Skeleton Costume

We are getting ready for Halloween over at our house, and when I asked my four year old what he would like to be for Halloween this year, he immediately replied, “A Skeleton!!” I was happy to oblige! I just love a classic Halloween Costume! I’m the type of mom that loves a good DIY […]

Fathers Day Key Chains

DIY Father’s Day Key Chains

Father’s Day is coming up, and my children and I decided to make some fun key chains for their Daddy!  They really enjoyed being involved in the project, and we hope that it is something that their Dad will actually use!

teacher appreciation gift

DIY Chalkboard Pencil Box Teacher Appreciation Gift

It’s hard to believe that the end of the school year is already here.  Like many moms, I’ve been trying to think of a fun teacher appreciation gift for my children’s teachers.  We decided to make some chalkboard pencil boxes and fill it with some goodies.


DIY tiny hands crepe paper flowers

It is so nice to take an entire day to appreciate all the mothers out there on Mother’s Day!  I wanted to make a Mother’s day project that children could participate in creating, and these crepe paper flowers made out of tracings of their tiny hands were perfect!


DIY Pipe Cleaner Easter Bunny Ears

Easter is fast approaching, and my children just can’t wait until their first easter egg hunt, as well as all the festivities that go along with it!  We decided to craft some bunny ears out of pipe cleaners for them to wear as they celebrate all the festivities!


DIY Lucky Rainbow Necklace

St. Patricks Day is coming up, and I thought it would be fun to let the kids make a lucky rainbow necklace out of Fruit Loops cereal.  This is always a fun activity for the little ones, and it doesn’t hurt that they can practice their fine motor skills in the process!

DIY montessori writing tray

DIY Montessori Sugar Writing Tray

My toddler is really into learning and drawing letters, and loves to practice them over and over.  We decided to use an old toy packaging box to make a tray to write our letters in sugar.  This allows your child to practice writing, improve their fine motor coordination, while having a tactile sensory experience. The […]

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