Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments are one of the first crafts I ever made. When Doug and I first married, over 20 years ago, we made many of our tree ornaments. One of the handmade ornaments that year was a batch of these Cinnamon Applesauce ones.
Over the past few summers, my boys and I have spent many hours on the road, visiting and exploring our beautiful New Brunswick coastline. As I thought about a theme for a New Brunswick Christmas Tree, my very first thought was to create a tree that represents all those fun day trips and adventures we have spent as a family. Family is our focus this time of year, so we decided to create some ornaments that cherish those tidbits of time spent Discovering NB Beaches. There is so much more to explore in NB, and I look forward to adding more hand made ornaments to this tree each year.
Toilet Paper Crafts: Swirly Snake
With a young child in the house, we tend to keep many items to use in crafts. There is never a shortage of egg cartons or toilet paper tubes in my house. Here is a quick and simple craft to do with toilet paper tubes. There are so many fun creatures you can make with what you have around the house.
Preschool Craft: Pom Pom Maze Clayton loves pom poms. We had some paper tubes duct taped to the side of our island in the kitchen for a while, and he would drop the pom poms through them. Since it has been gone for a little while, I thought about how I could bring it back … Read more
Blackout Drawing As I sat here on the weekend colouring with Clayton, I remembered something I had done as a kid. We had a large bulletin board on our kitchen wall. One time (probably more), I covered it in a large sheet of paper, and started colouring, random colours and designs on it, using pencil … Read more
Crafts are so much fun with children, but have you ever noticed their short attention span leads to lots of extra “fun” if you are not prepared? Hauling out the craft box and letting my little guy go through it is exciting and creative, but often times leads to a sheet of paper with … Read more