Fun & Games Sticks

Before school starts back, or as it goes back, why not create these fun washi tape sitcks with ideas on the back to play, create and do once life is busier- it’ll give the kids something to do and keep it simple and stick to ideas you know you can let them do in the […] Read more…

DIY Valentine Animals

How adorable are these little Valentine animals?  This is one of my favorite projects and I love that the little guys are made from recycled paper towel tubes.  This is a super simple project and actually you can make any type of animal by following the same basic instructions. Make these darling little paper tube […] Read more…

Printable Valentine’s Cards for Kids

Printable Valentine Cards Valentine’s Day is such a special day of the year.  It’s as much fun for kids as it is for many adults.  I still recall picking out valentine cards for my friends, when I was little, and deciding who to give them to, signing them and putting them into the envelopes. You […] Read more…

Printable Valentine Cupcake Wrappers

Printable Valentine Cupcake Wrappers Who doesn’t love cupcakes?  Both big and little kids … including adults in the big kid category, love cupcakes.  Cupcakes will always have a special place in our hearts.  They are a perfect party food and for any special occasion.  And truly, they can be made to look really festive with […] Read more…

Calzone Hearts Recipe

Wondering what to make for dinner on Valentines Day?  Look no further.  We have the most romantic recipe for you.  Calzone is a favorite around our house anyway but these little calzone hearts are off the chart yummy and adorable!   Kids will have fun helping to make these cute calzone hearts for dinner.  Filled […] Read more…

10 Easy Valentine’s Day Ideas for Home

Valentine’s Day is coming and we have put together a handful of ideas to say I love you or I care to your kids, a loved one or friend.  What we like about Valentine’s Day is it’s really just a day to remind us we should regularly say how much someone means to us, and […] Read more…

Valentine’s Bite Size Cake Recipe

These little Red Velvet cake bites will delight any chocolate lover and they’re a perfect size for a kid’s dessert. Use our yummy recipe or a standard box cake mix. Kids can help: Mix ingredients and add the sprinkles. Items needed: Ingredients 3 Tbsp butter ¾ cup sugar ¼ cup applesauce 1 egg 1 tsp […] Read more…

Irish Wishing Rocks Game

At ZiggityZoom we love to play family games.  In fact, we like to play so much that we even invent our own games from time to time.  Our newest game that the whole family can play is called the Irish Wishing Rocks game that was created by our creative director. The concept of play is […] Read more…

Grilled Cheese Hearts and Tomato Soup Recipe

Homemade tomato soup and grilled cheese is the perfect lunch combo.  A kid favorite, our tomato soup variation features extra-healthy ingredients.  A great lunch for Valentine’s Day. Kids can help:  Make the grilled cheese hearts. Tomato Soup Saute: 4 finely dice garlic cloves 1 cup finely diced Vadalia onion 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp […] Read more…

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 corridor, […] Read more…

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 crystals for floor of Igloo […] Read more…

Paper Christmas Tree Craft

Grab your scissors and some colored paper and look at the Christmas tree you can make.  Make this Christmas tree for a wall decoration, a card or even a fun and colorful placemat.  We are going to laminate our trees and use them as decorative holiday placemats.  The simplicity and colorfulness of this tree is […] Read more…

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 special treat […] Read more…

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