DIY Paints for the Kids!

DIY Paints for the Kids! Painting is something I have always loved. There is something so rewarding about using your hands to create. Taking blobs of colour and making them into something. I also love to get messy, and these paint recipes for kids are the perfect way to share my love of painting with … Read more

Preschool Craft: Pom Pom Maze

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

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

Craft Kits: Making Craft Time Easy

  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

DIY Costumes For kids

With Halloween just around the corner, let’s talk about making costumes. Have you ever made your child’s costume?  You do not need special sewing skills to pull together a unique and fun idea. Many store-bought costumes are $25 or more and are not warm or durable. Homemade costumes can be made to fit with room … Read more

Pumpkin Tips

Pumpkin Tips: Preserving your pumpkin! Pumpkin patches are prime for the picking and all the grocery stores have their Fall displays set up. If you plan to buy fresh pumpkins this year, here are some tips you might try to help preserve them. Most pumpkins will keep from now until Halloween if you do not … Read more