crafts with kids

  • 96 Christmas Ornaments to Make

    Looking for a way to keep everyone busy over the long holiday weekend? Why not have a ornament making party. We have a lot of tutorials from easy to more challenging. Many you can make with things you...
    Nov 21, 2016 4 Comments

  • Painting Pottery

    We walked by the paint your own pottery shop one day and ended up inside. It was a magical spontaneous afternoon activity. My girl stuck with it for a REALLY long time, so that made the cost of ̶...
    May 19, 2015 5 Comments

  • 18 Decorating and Party Ideas for Halloween

    Based on what everyone is pinning these days, it seems like September has put people in a Halloween state of mind. Well, it does pay to start those crafting project early, so here are eighteen project...
    Sep 16, 2014 4 Comments

  • Tinkerbell on the Runway

    I have never forced my daughter to do crafts. I offer supplies that are age appropriate and just let her do what she wants. So imagine my surprise and delight when she marched directly up to me and sa...
    Sep 08, 2014 4 Comments

  • Stitch Lab Project: Toile Embriodery

    I taught a week summer camp at the Stitch Lab. It was a popular offering and ten kids signed up! Whoo! There are six machines in the room and ten girls signed up, so you can do the math on that. T...
    Aug 20, 2014 6 Comments

  • Passing It On

    My eight-year old nephew has been asking and asking me to teach him to knit. Since he was visiting for Easter, I picked up some needles and yarn incase he asked again. Well, wouldn’t you know, &...
    Apr 21, 2014 6 Comments

  • Goldie Blox and the Parade Float

    (In an effort to craft with my 5 year old daughter, and turn off the TV, we do a lot of projects. We are running a series of posts about the kits that we did in our house. I’ll tell you all abou...
    Mar 31, 2014 No Comments

  • What We’ve Been Pinning

    Happy Friday!  Let’s take a look at what Susi and I have been pinning lately… (click on any picture to be taken to the orignal source) Sci-Fi Napkins – I love to embroider and these are so...
    Apr 19, 2013 1 Comment

  • Preschool Project: Folded Butterflies

    Preschool Projects is a series we are doing that showcases crafting and interactive projects emphasizing fine motor skill development.We are focused on the process more than the product. More young fr...
    Sep 18, 2012 1 Comment