My four-year-old has been home sick this week filling up on movies (aka Thomas and Friends on repeat) and soup. As he gets spurts of energy, we’ve been giving him easy projects to hold his attention. We saw a similar rainbow craft for St. Patrick’s Day on Pinterest and thought we’d try our own. Nothing says sick day like sugar cereal and Elmer’s glue. Here’s what we started with: We originally used the foam brush to spread the glue across the paper, but found that...Read More
Here’s a cheap and creative way to dress up a hostess gift this holiday season! Do it yourself wine bottle sweaters for the holidays! We got this idea from a catalog that featured wine bottles snuggled up in some cute “ugly” Christmas sweaters. What you need: felt, thread, buttons, hot glue, a sewing machine, and whatever other decorations you can use to dress up your sweater (pom poms, ribbon, etc.). Oh, and of course a wine bottle that needs some outerwear. We had some fun...Read More
After I made the Christmas character popsicle ornaments, I started brainstorming ideas for other ornaments that would be fun. Check these out! My husband definitely thinks they turned out cool, however, I think they would be difficult for our 3 year old to make (since the pieces of cut foam were small and hard to handle). Here’s a list of the materials I used: colored foam, scissors, glue, tongue depressors, paint, and ribbon. First I created a template to cut out the pieces from foam...Read More
This post contains affiliate links. If purchased, I will receive a commission, but the price stays the same for you! My three-and-a-half-year-old is finally old enough to be interested in making Christmas ornaments. We tried last year when he was 2 1/2 but it was difficult to keep him interested. This year I was looking on Pinterest for ideas and came across A Day of Wonders’ popsicle stick snowmen. I showed him the idea and he was really excited so we decided to expand the cast to...Read More
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