Make Your Own Washable Paint from Chalk {A Guest Post from My 8 Year Old}

My 6- and 8-year-old daughters began experimenting with making their own chalk paint yesterday using little stubs of chalk that were too hard to color with. My husband “suggested” that I might want to have them move the experiment outside next time, but they had a ton of fun making paint — more fun than […]

Recycled Lid Flower Craft

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: Spring is here! We’ve done several spring flower crafts lately inspired by the blossoms we are seeing all over. We made bubble wrap printed Spring lilies and we did Spring spin art. Today I wanted to share two different ways you can make a recycled lid flower […]

Holiday Craft Supplies from The Ribbon Retreat!

I’m so excited to introduce you to one of the 101 Days of Christmas sponsors today: Whether you’re having a handmade Christmas, hoping to create your own accessories to match your little girls’ Christmas outfits or you’re an entrepreneur with your own handmade business, The Ribbon Retreat is a one-stop shop for  ribbon, fabric, barrettes, […]

Ready-To-Go Arts & Crafts Boxes

I’ve noticed over the past few weeks that our almost-5-year-old isn’t interested in toys for the most part. She’ll play with them for a few minutes (and longer during our afternoon quiet time, when she’s by herself in her room), but they just aren’t holding her attention for very long. Although we spend a lot […]

Two Simple Friendship Bracelets for Celebrating the Olympics

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: We are getting really excited for the London 2012 Olympics that start this week. We’ve been talking about the Opening Ceremonies and have learned a bit about the Olympic mascots- Wenlock and Mandeville. Wenlock wears five friendship bracelets that are in the colors of the Olympic […]