A terrarium filled with tropical plants is the perfect jungle setting in which to keep a dinosaur or two. While you can’t time travel back to the age of the dinosaurs, you can bring a little bit of the Jurassic Park… era to your desk or dining room table. Moisture-loving
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Written by: Jill Greenlaw
Are you ready for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics to begin? If your kids are like mine, they love to celebrate with all the athletes. We watch the opening ceremonies together, and set up our DVR to record our favorite sporting events. Help your family get in the Olympics spirit with this awesome tissue paper torch craft!
Olympic Torch Craft
- Paper Towel or Toilet Paper Tube
- Tissue Paper (Red, Yellow, Orange)
- Cut your tissue paper
There are so many craft supplies out there on the market today. All of them offer such a fun and unique way to make creativity come alive in the form of a craft project.… Instead of running up to the store to buy your craft supplies, have you ever thought
When I pinned this beautiful Thanksgiving paper chain, it reminded me of the many “countdowns” we have made over the years. Countdowns are always fun for kids. We usually do them at Christmas time, but this year, I thought it would be fun to count down the days until Turkey …
November is upon us and Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to work on teaching your children to be thankful for what they have. Before we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it is nice to relax and sit down as a family
This is one of my all-time favorite fall and Thanksgiving kid crafts! These are great for pretend play, Thanksgiving dinner, or to use during a Native American unit lesson.
Kid Craft: How to Make a Native American Vest
- Grocery paper bag
- Construction paper
- Markers, crayons, colored pencils, or
I don’t know about your household, but we all get a little giddy around here when the chill hits the air and the seasonal …aisles at Target switch from back-to-school supplies to Halloween decorations. My four-year old is already trying to decide what costume he will wear, and I’ve planned
Looking for a fun idea to celebrate going back to school? Here is an easy back-to-school craft you can make for your kids and their friends. This pencil treat containers are easy to make and can be filled with anything from pencils, school supplies to candy. They are great for…
Summertime is for treasure hunting. Shells, wildflowers, rocks, and leaves are like precious jewels in the hands of an inquisitive kid, especially when it comes from a special vacation. We just spent a week in northern Minnesota visiting my grandparents. My kids logged plenty of time up at their cabin…
- Plain t-shirt—I normally purchase them in assorted sizes and colors on clearance
- Fabric paint—Silver and yellow
- Toast stamp—We picked up a few recently in the $1 section at Target