Category Crafts & Hobbies

Pumpkin Turkey Craft

Welcome to Paint and Play, a series I am participating in with some of the best kid bloggers around – Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose, Suja from Blog Me Mom, and Tammy from Housing a Forest. We have been exploring fun ways to use paint. This week, we will be sharing Thanksgiving and Turkey…
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Toddler DIY – Halloween Rolly Monsters

Welcome to another week of Toddler DIY! I started these posts two weeks ago and there are more to come! Each Thursday (hopefully) I will share a craft, project, art, recipe that Eliada, my 4 year old practically created herself! We do lots of things together.  We hardly leave each others side, and with this post we will share some…
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Black Glue and Watercolor Pumpkins

It’s time for another installment of Paint and Play, a series I am doing with Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose and Tammy from Housing a Forest. In Paint and Play, we share ideas for having fun with paint. The challenge this week was to use glue and paint to create some art. We made Black Glue…
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DIY recycled Frame Scraps Chalk Board

I really needed a central place to put a schedule in the Art Center where I am working for the summer. I didn’t want to buy a white board and had an idea to use some of the recycled materials that we already had. We had an awesome donation from a friend of framing scraps…
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Erupting Play Dough

We have a few simple science experiments to share with you today and they all involve the  No Cook Lotion Dough we made last week. You may recall that we made the dough using baking soda. Looking to get more use from the play dough, I thought we could roll it into balls and do…
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Halloween Gak – Fall Sensory Play

Today is the last day of the Fall into Sensory PLAY series I have been doing with Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose. For the past few weeks we have been sharing fun ideas for Fall themed sensory play.
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Packing Peanuts Play

I received a package last week that contained an extraordinary amount of packing peanuts. I knew I couldn’t just throw them out, so I tried to think of some creative ways to use them in play. I am all about creating simple play experiences for kids and since I am frugal, I love using things…
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Scented Shaving Cream Pumpkin Pie

I am so excited to be starting a new series, Fall into Sensory PLAY, with Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose! Over the next two weeks on Mondays and Thursdays we will sharing fun ideas for Fall themed sensory play. Today we both came up with a hands-on pumpkin themed activity. My kids made pumpkin…
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Toddler DIY – Over the Rainbow

Welcome to DIY Toddler… name is still in the works so please leave a comment with any suggestions that you have. We are always doing crafts and little things, even cooking together and I might have a little more time to blog about it so that’s the idea till the holidays. A few days ago…
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