Category Crafts & Hobbies

Pine Cone Splatter Art

I am excited to share the latest in the Fall into Sensory PLAY series I am doing with Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose! We have been sharing fun ideas for Fall themed sensory play.
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Shaving Cream and Water Bead Cupcakes

We love water beads in our house. These squishy beads are the perfect sensory material. In the past we have played with frozen water beads and engaged in creative play with water beads. Today, we combined them with shaving cream and yummy scents to make pretend cupcakes.
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Crushed Cereal Rainbow Bottle

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group and Post Pebbles but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #PebblesBTS http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO We made these cool rainbow bottles using cereal. Did you think it was colored sand? This is a great activity to do with kids who still like…
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DIY Model Magic Lollipops

Disclosure: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned below for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. My girls have been having the best week attending  Camp Galileo! Their camp experience has been focused on Amusement Parks, and each…
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Crayon Roll – Kids Art Kit

I was at a MOPS meeting last week where we made a crayon roll kids art kit. It was so simple to make and is the perfect thing to bring to a restaurant or doctor’s office. This kids art kit can be made in 5-10 minutes and is easy when you use the template I’ve…
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Squirt Bottle Painting

We have been having so much fun discovering different ways to paint. You may recall we did some Slide Painting and Kids Window Art. Today we explore painting with squirt bottles. That’s right, those condiment bottles that you probably already have at home can be used for painting.  Painting with squirt bottles is an outdoor…
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How to Make DIY Mod-Podge Decoupage

Mod-Podge decoupage. Crazy useful in numberless home projects and crafts, but it can cost you a pretty penny! I figured out an awesome plan for my plain, boring black coffee table that required a huge amount of mod-podge and I was not prepared to pay for it. Due to my general cheapness, of course. My…
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Kids Window Art

Recently, we paid a trip to the Bay Area Discovery Museum. My kids enjoyed playing in all of the exhibits, but their favorite was a window painting area. They spent so much time here that I knew we needed to recreate this kids window art at home. It was a huge hit! We set up…
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Exploding Milk Experiment

Have you ever started out doing one thing and ended up with something totally different? That’s what happened with our exploding milk experiment. It started off as a completely innocent experiment using milk, food coloring and dish soap
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20+ Pipe Cleaner Crafts and Activities

Pipe cleaners are some of our favorite supplies for kids fun. I love how they come in a variety of colors, are fairly inexpensive (I’ve seen them at the dollar store) and are totally versatile.  I also have great memories of creating pipe cleaner crafts when I was a kid. Well, pipe cleaners are still very…
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