DIY Paper Snowflakes Tutorial

DIY Paper Snowflakes Tutorial

How to Make a Paper Snowflake Nothing says winter better than Snowflakes.  Even if there isn’t any snow on the ground or in the air, snowflakes give a feeling of happiness and adventure. And making paper snowflakes carries on such an old tradition.  Did you make these when you were a kid?  [...]

Reindeer Placemat Craft

Reindeer Placemat Craft

This is an easy and fun craft that turns into a beautiful placemat to use for a long time. Using glitter glue dabbed onto your printed reindeer scene, this makes a classy gift that kids can make or you can give.  It is a free Winter Printable your kids will enjoy coloring while you get […]&n [...]

Make Tonight Special – Anytime Indoor Smores

Make Tonight Special – Anytime Indoor Smores

Smores are a favorite in my house.  My kids would eat smores morning, noon and night if I let them.  And really, can you think up a better combination than chocolate, marshmallow and graham crackers?  I can’t. Here’s a great idea for making your own Smores bar that you can actually us [...]

Snowman Personal Pizza Recipe

Snowman Personal Pizza Recipe

Kids love pizza whether it’s a holiday or any other day of the year.  Why not make pizza night into a “make your own snowman” night?  And a favorite food just got healthier!You can use our “healthier” version for the dough or buy ready-made pizza dough but, either way, this is a [...]

Glittery Snowman Craft

Glittery Snowman Craft

DIY Snowmen Whether it’s snowing or not, snowmen always make us smile.  There is something innately happy about a snowman.  Over the years, Kristin and I have posted many a snowman project.  We’ve made sock snowmen, pizza snowmen and snowman treats.  But this is by far the cutest sno [...]

Snow Day Activities to Do During Snowpocalypse

Snow Day Activities to Do During Snowpocalypse

One day to go to a January 2016 major winter storm they are calling the storm of the century.  Named Jonas, some people have now nicknamed the storm system Snowpocalypse!  We will see.  Sometimes there is a lot of hype but it almost looks like a sure super snow storm headed for the Northeast corr [...]

Wooden Snowflake Craft Project for Kids

Wooden Snowflake Craft Project for Kids

We love creative art and craft projects. Sometimes allowing your kids (or yourself) to have unplanned or organized craft or art time is important for creativity, but other times it’s helpful to give kids a prompt or plan a project with them.  Projects help kids follow directions, learn about [...]

Winter Kids Art Project using Tape and Paint

Winter Kids Art Project using Tape and Paint

  This is a good example of how the contrast of white on dark can really have a lot of visual impact. 1. Tape a border around the edge of a square of watercolor paper with 1″ painter’s masking tape. Cut thick and thin strips for trees that touch the top and the bottom of […]  [...]

Christmas Santa Sleigh Sandwich

Christmas Santa Sleigh Sandwich

  Make this fun sleigh sandwich with the kids and let them assemble all the pieces of their own sandwich. Such a great way to play with food. Items needed: 4 slices white bread Asparagus spear Yellow, red and orange pepper Green beans Sandwich filling Instructions: Trim all crusts from bread. T [...]

Marshmallow Igloo Kids Food Craft

Marshmallow Igloo Kids Food Craft

This is a fun activity for the holidays and kids, of course, love playing with food. Made only from marshmallows and pretzel sticks, this cute little Christmas Igloo makes a fun holiday centerpiece and you can eat it afterwards. Items needed: 1 Large bag Large marshmallows Pretzel sticks Red sugar c [...]

Easy Snowglobe to make with kids

Easy Snowglobe to make with kids

These are simple to make Snow Globes that all kids love to make and play with … even us big kids! We chose empty Plastic jars, like little mayonnaise jars and the new Coca Cola little round bottles to make ours. Easy craft to do with children for Christmas. Items needed: Plastic Jar or bottle, [...]

Snowman Sticker Art Project for Kids

Snowman Sticker Art Project for Kids

Snowmen signify winter and what better time to try a fun new art project.  Kids can even make these cute snowmen to add to their gifts this holiday season.  Kathy Barbro shares another fun art lesson for kids.  This fun winter art project shows kids how to make snowmen come to “life” by alter [...]

Make an Indoor Snowman with pretend snow

Make an Indoor Snowman with pretend snow

It’s snowman season and who doesn’t love a snowman? We live in Virginia near the coast where it rarely snows.  Some years we don’t even get snow at all.  So anytime we see snow, or talk about snow or building snowmen we get pretty excited.  For us, it’s a big deal and a sp [...]

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