Category Archives: Crafts

Music Machine–for music reading review

Music Machine for learning review

We recently had a neighborhood Music Camp at our house and used the Math Machine as a Music Machine and made flashcards that review basic music symbols and notes. It was a craft that took a good amount of prep, … Continue reading

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Tip to a Weed Free Lawn

Want a weed-free lawn? Use this tip to rid your grass of dandelions WHILE bonding with your kids. Continue reading

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A Perfect Mother’s Day Craft

Need an idea for a Mother’s Day Craft? For you and your children, playgroup, or gift? Here’s a reminder of the Mother’s Day Poem that was posted before. It’s SO cute! Create the poem yourself in Word, print, add your … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Decorations

I feel like I’ve been the Grinch of all holidays lately. I wish I did more to celebrate New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Groundhog Day…even my birthday. But I didn’t have the energy. However, when I saw this idea … Continue reading

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Valentine Hair Clips–small DIY gift

diy valentine hair clip with felt

I wanted to give several little girls a Valentine that didn’t involve sugar, but that they would like (which ruled out my sugarless prune brownies–I didn’t even like those. Don’t search for the post, you won’t find it). I found … Continue reading

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Olive Oil Lamps

olive oil lamp on Christmas Eve

A tradition our family has at Christmas is to light an oil lamp, with olive oil in it, similar to what we imagine they would have had in Christ’s time. We put it on our table for our Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Mess is Best in Arts and Crafts — But Not in MY kitchen!

We all know that kids learn by mess and play. But trying to convince ME that “mess is best” in my kitchen is a bit trickier…3 ways to keep glue, paint, and glittery craft supplies clean while the little ones explore. Continue reading

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DIY Backpack Tags

DIY BackPack Tags

Consider this DYI Backpack Tag as an alternative to writing your child’s name on the backpack with a permanent marker. Continue reading

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Snazzy Greeting Cards for 5 Cents Each

I miss the charm of days of yore. You know, the days when etiquette was taught in schools, where good manners were paramount, where people took the time to write thank-you cards for just about everything. I always intend to … Continue reading

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Diaper Envelope
DIY replacement for the diaper bag

Diaper Envelope for one diaper and some wipes

Sure, sometimes you need a hefty diaper bag, but sometimes you just want a diaper and wipes. And sometimes, you wish your diaper and wipes didn’t look so much like, well, a diaper and wipes. Or that your diaper, loose … Continue reading

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