3 Step EASY Homemade Name Cards

Homemade Name Cards

A holiday table for entertaining is not complete, in my opinion, without homemade name cards! You and your kids can whip up these cards for every guest within minutes while using your creativity and personalizing them along the way. We used Seal-It Glitter tape to jazz up these place cards. See how easy it is to rip in the video below: Make these homemade name cards in minutes: Cut name cards out of cardstock and fold. Decorate with Seal It! Glitter tape. Write name. Optional: You can tie a ribbon or piece of twine around the card for a slightly … Continue reading

Kid Art ROCKS!

kid art

Our main kitchen wall is covered in my children’s artwork. There is even a quote at the top that says: “Every child is an artist.” ~Pablo Picasso Every time I look at our kitchen wall, it makes me smile and it fills my heart and my soul as a Mother and as a person. You see, there is something about colourful and creative art created by children. It is their form of free self expression. It is their hopes, their dreams and how they see the world. My children are 7 and 10 years old and I can honestly say … Continue reading

Holiday Craft Ideas for Kids

Holiday Crafts for Kids

Last weekend, my kitchen exploded with Christmas crafts! You see, I store all of our Christmas craft items in a large box and I brought it upstairs. The kids literally took the entire box apart, looking at all of the fun Christmas materials and activities that we have and they started using their imaginations and creating Christmas crafts. It was so much fun to watch them create their own holiday creations using all of the Christmas craft materials that I keep from year to year. Do you keep your old holiday cards, gift wrap, ribbons etc. for your children to … Continue reading

Fun in a Box with Curiosity Box: A Subscription Box for Kids

Subscription Box for Kids

It isn’t very often that I come across a Gift Idea that I KNOW every single child would love to receive. What child doesn’t love to receive mail? Do you know one? I certainly don’t. My children ask me every single day when I pick up the mail with them whether or not there is something for them. Curiosity Box is a subscription box for kids! When my son discovered that there was mail for him and not only was it mail, but it was a BOX with his name on it, saying that he was thrilled is an understatement! … Continue reading

Need Craft Ideas for Kids?

Calming Jars with Water Beads Canada

Every week, I post some craft ideas for kids in a post that I like to call “Artsy Play Wednesday” because crafts can lead into activities, education, fun, and of course PLAY! If you have craft ideas for kids, feel free to link them up below. If you are in need of craft ideas for kids, please see the weekly. Today, I would like to feature my Water Beads Giveaway again because I honestly believe that water beads are one of my favourite discoveries of the YEAR for my kids! They make an excellent Stocking Stuffer Idea and can be … Continue reading

Summer Crafts for Kids #ArtsyPlay

Summer Crafts for Kids

We chose a few linked up crafts from last week to share with you here today as we believe they would make fun activities for a rainy day. These summer craft ideas for kids really would be fun any time during the year! Summer Crafts for Kids Have you ever read Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Eric Carle? It is one of my FAVOURITE books and children love it too as it reads REALLY well as a read aloud book due to the rhyming and rhythm of the text. On a rainy day, why not head … Continue reading

Rainbow Craft Ideas for Kids ~ #ArtsyPlay {LINKY}

I LOVE Rainbows, don’t you? They are so bright and cheerful and makes me think of hope and happiness! We have collected a bunch of fun Rainbow Craft Ideas for Kids this week. I would love to know which one is your favourite! 1. Rainbow Best Friends Jewelry from Jewelry Making Journal 2. Paper Plate Rainbow from Crystal’s Tiny Treasures 3. Rainbow Fingerprint Birds from Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails 4. Fizzing Rainbow Pots from Little Bins for Little Hands 5. Rainbow Scissor Skills and Matching Activity from Little Bins for Little Hands 6. Edible Rainbow Sensory Bin from Life … Continue reading

Mother’s Day Crafts and Activities Round Up ~ #ArtsyPlay {LINKY}

Mothers Day Crafts and Activities

This week, we have gathered a collection of ideas for homemade Mother’s Day crafts and Activities for children. Happy early Mother’s Day! I don’t know about you, but for Mother’s Day, I don’t need anything extravagent! A homemade card or craft, some hugs and everyone getting along would make my day! Hand Print Sparkle Heart – CAPRI +3 Kids’ Art Coasters Craft – COUNTRY FIT FAMILY Handprint Flower Pot -WE MADE THAT Painted Glass Vases – TEACHING EVERY DAY Homemade Keepsake Letter – SIMPLY FUN FAMILIES Oven Bake Clay Necklaces – P is for PRESCHOOLER Decorative Tin Can – UNTRAINED … Continue reading

Flower Crafts for Kids Round-Up ~ #ArtsyPlay {LINKY}

Flower Crafts for Kids

Artsy Play Wednesday will now be featuring many of YOUR crafts in themed round-up posts each week. To see what themes are in the weeks to come, please see the image at the bottom of this post! By linking up, your post may be featured and shared across all of our social media and blogs! The more crafts you link up the higher your chances of being chosen. This week, we have gathered a collection of ideas for Flower Crafts for Kids. 1.  Planting a Rainbow Sensory Board – HOUSE OF BURKE 2.  Lollipop Flower Bouquet – CRAFTY JOURNAL 3.  KandinskyFlowers – RUBBER … Continue reading

Sensory Bins for Kids ~ Artsy Play Wednesday 3/19

Artsy Play Wednesday

Hosted by: Capri + 3 Multi-Testing Mommy Shannon’s View From Here Country Fit Family Welcome to Artsy Play Wednesday, a weekly post featuring activities, crafts, recipes and more wonderful ideas to share with your children! Each week, we will have a Featured Activity for you to check out along with an opportunity for you to link up your child friendly activities or to check out ideas for you to do with your children! Fill out this Featured Post form if you are a blogger and you would like to be featured.   FEATURED ACTIVITY I absolutely LOVE sensory bins for … Continue reading