From time to time I buy crafts kits to do with my 5 year old daughter. I’m sure many of you parents and grandparents do the same thing. Since it is hard to know which kits are good, and which ar... Mar 05, 2014 3 Comments
No fewer than 4 friends sent me this link.
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There is a little 4 year old that has started making paper dresses with her Mom. It’s a great craft project. What... Feb 27, 2014 No Comments
If you have a kid, in elementary school, Valentines Day is a super big deal. Even if it is not your personal favorite holiday, you cannot let it slide by. Our assignment, (yes, an assignment) was to ... Feb 25, 2014 No Comments
We had a parade to go to for the opening ceremony of the Olympics. It was a great event that was hosted by our local ice rink. They said they would have supplies available, but we made our own at home... Feb 12, 2014 2 Comments
For the IC challenge, we made an Olympic torch! (Clearly, we took the theme LITERALLY.)
“We” have started ice skating lessons, so we went to an Olympic Opening Celebration at the rink co... Feb 11, 2014 2 Comments
After the holidays (and for us, a January Birthday), we have a lot of Thank You notes to write. I want my daughter to learn about thank you notes and to appreciate the power of a written snail mail.
... Jan 24, 2014 7 Comments
There is nothing more charming on a Christmas tree than a handmade ornament. They also make great additions to your Christmas wrapping. Here’s a selection of ornaments we’ve showed you how... Nov 25, 2013 No Comments
(For the 24 weeks leading up to December 1st, we’ll be making a Christmas ornament. Each one will be traditional to or inspired by a different country.)
For this week’s ornament we are goi... Jul 05, 2013 1 Comment
Jo-Ann asked me if I wanted to make something from their Cape Discovery Summer Catalog. Well, it did not take long to say yes.
We set out to make a treasure map. Ours is not imaginary, we made a REAL... Jun 27, 2013 No Comments