Spring

We love to feed the birds outside in the backyard. It’s so much fun to sit back and watch all the wonderful birds come over to eat the seed. Making bird feeders with the kids is a great activity to get them outside and loving nature. My boys and I love making bird

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We love feeding the birds.  We also love making our own bird feeders.  Since I had robots on my mind and a juice carton sitting in my keep for project pile, it just seemed right to create a  Robot Juice Carton Bird Feeder with the kids.  I set out

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If you follow along here on our blog you know we LOVE print crafts!  I love that they can be fun keepsakes and the kids love painting their hands, feet…  Print art does not always have to be about keepsakes and decorations.  Today we made fun Bee Footprint Puppets

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The kids and I love finding fun ways to create beautiful wind chimes for outside.  We get to have fun making them and we have fun decorating outside with them too.  There are so many beautiful kid made wind chimes out here and I went on a search for

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We had Jelly Bean Paints left and a bunch of hard boiled eggs we had decorated.  I had held on to them a few days too many and knew it was time for them to go to the trash.  We had a lot of fun decorating the eggs and making jelly bean

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  Super excited to be taking part in  40 Sensory Bin Fillers Hosted by Little Bins for Little Hands.  What a great resource for sensory bin play from so many wonderful bloggers.  They are all in one place here on the home page .  A must click on link to

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    Last year we made Yogurt Cup Wind Chimes.  The kids loved helping to make the wind chime and it is still out in the tree a year later!  We set out to make a new wind chime this year out of another recycled material.  Here is what we came

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The kids had so much fun with our Q-tip heart paintings a few years ago I thought it was time to do it again.  With Spring on my mind we ended up trying a fun Q-tip Rainbow craft one afternoon.  This craft is also great for fine motor skills.

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Once Spring arrives, the kids are always ready to start back to water play outside.  Water bins are one of our favorite ways to play outside when the weather is right!   Water play always seems to be a hit with my multi-aged kids.  I love finding fun and

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Spring is in full force here at our house.  The bees, the pollen, the rain showers, the warmer weather… We felt inspired to make some spring crafts one afternoon.  One of the first things we thought of was a ladybug or ladybird.  I set out to see what we

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I love flower crafts that the kids can give me to set on my desk.  These are often better than real flowers for 2 reasons: they helped make them and they last longer.  This flower craft would be a great mother’s day gift idea or maybe for teachers as

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  I was so excited to hear about  a brand new line of craft supplies for Target called Creatify™!  Just another great reason for me to go to one of my favorite stores.  My husband already hates I take the first 10-15 minutes we are in this store in the dollar section up front, lol.  Now

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I kept seeing this picture of bottle painting floating around pinterest.  I thought it was pretty.  It looked simple and I like simple.  This is the site I pinned on pinterest alphamom.com With Earth day coming up what better craft than to use plastic bottles out of our recycling

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