How to Make Salt Dough Bird Ornaments


Christmas, DIY Kids Crafts

These Scandinavian style salt dough bird ornaments are super simple to make, and something that you can make with the kids – by the dozens, if you so choose! All you need to make these ornaments is some salt, flour, water, paint (and a paintbrush), and ribbon or jute string. Instructions Make some basic salt […]

November 9, 2018

Easy Salt Dough Recipe


DIY Kids Crafts

This salt dough recipe is SUPER simple to whip up in about 5 minutes. I’ve been making salt dough and letting the kids make things with it lately.  All you need is some salt, flour, and water.  Mold your dough into shapes (Christmas ornaments, hand prints, model cars, dinosaurs…) and let the kids paint them.  […]

November 4, 2018

Easy Halloween Cookie Recipes


Halloween

These easy Halloween cookie recipes are sure to be a hit with the kids. My kids…well, one of them, really, likes to help out in the kitchen.  He cracks eggs, mixes flour (and usually gets flour all over himself and the counter and the flour), and of course – eats the chocolate chips out of […]

October 17, 2018

Homemade Pumpkin Costume


DIY Costumes for Kids, Halloween

This homemade pumpkin costume is a super simple DIY that you can whip up in about an hour.  It can be easily adapted for either kids or adults.  (I made one for my son and one for myself.) This is also a really great DIY Halloween costume if you’re on a tight budget.  I bought […]

October 16, 2018

How to Make Monster Slime


Science Experiments, STREAM Activities

My kids are REALLY into slime.  Once we figured out how to make monster slime (you know, with Halloween coming up….or really anytime with these two hooligans), we found an activity that they could do for hours. This monster slime is made with white glue, poster paint (food colouring works too), baking soda, and saline […]

October 6, 2018

Halloween Science Experiments


Halloween, Science Experiments

My kids LOVE science experiments.  If we could do nothing but science (messy kid science, of course) all day, every day, they’d probably be thrilled.  These spooky Halloween science experiments are perhaps to keep the littles occupied and teach them some cool things about the world. Halloween Science Experiments | Exploring Physics These spooky Halloween […]

October 4, 2018

Simple DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids


Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and there are so many great ideas for DIY Halloween costumes for kids that won’t break your budget and don’t require sewing skills or a fine arts degree. This collection of simple DIY Halloween costumes is perfect to make for your littles just in time to go trick or […]

October 2, 2018