12 DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

It's Teacher Appreciation Week! Looking for some last-minute ideas to say thank you to your kids' teachers? I've gotcha covered! Check out this round-up of ideas that teachers will love. And then check the links below for some easy crafts and DIY that are quick and fun to make! 12 DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift ... Continue Reading...


Easter Bunny Milk Jug Craft

Easter Bunny Milk Jug Crafts

Here’s a fun (and easy!) Easter Bunny Milk Jug Craft for you do to with your little ones this Easter! We have made these jugs for the past few years, and not only have we had a blast making them…but my kids love to store their Easter eggs in them! You will need: An empty milk jug, construction paper or foam sheets (I ... Continue Reading...


Build Your Own Mini Mardi Gras Float

Mini Mardi Gras Float

Build Your Own Mini Mardi Gras Float Little Passports has put together instructions to make your own Mini Mardi Gras Float. Maybe you could even gather a few friends and have a parade of your own! Visit the Little Passports blog and download the printable instructions. Little Passports is a Kids Subscriptions packed ... Continue Reading...


Preschool Easter Bunny Crafts

Easter Bunny Craft

I love to come up with creative craft projects for each holiday, and this is one of my favorites. I came up with this idea for Preschool Easter Bunny Crafts when I was put in charge of a holiday party for a group of preschoolers. Clearly, it actually works for many age groups, but it's perfect for the younger kids because ... Continue Reading...


Mini Gingerbread Houses

Here's a really inexpensive and fun way to make your own mini gingerbread houses for your kids...They are are the perfect size for their little fingers to be creative. Directions: Take about 1 cup brown sugar, place in a sauce pan and turn on medium heat stirring occasionally... it will take up to 10 mins to get it to the ... Continue Reading...


FREE Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids!

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Thankful Turkey Coloring Craft for Kids: Go here to print out your FREE I'm Thankful Turkey template! My kids and I had a ball making these...super easy and fun, and a thankful turkey is always a great way to put your life in perspective! We do a thankful turkey each year so that I can watch those little hands grow along ... Continue Reading...


Halloween Snack: Oreo Cookie Spiders

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If you are looking for an easy and fun Halloween snack treat, here is one that we have made several times over the past few years in my children's classrooms. I will warn you first that NO, they are NOT healthy, but YES, they were all kinds of fun to make and eat :) To make these Oreo Cookie Spiders you will need: Oreos, ... Continue Reading...


Halloween Arts & Crafts: Pumpkin and Ghost Pop Up Lollipop Puppets

I love Halloween arts & crafts, and here is a fun one that I created for my son's classroom Halloween party a couple of years ago. It's basically an extension of the every popular ghost/lollipop craft. These are so easy and fun to make and the kids love the puppet factor. Pumpkin and Ghost Pop Up Lollipop ... Continue Reading...


Lowest Prices of the Season at Michaels September 15-21 @Michaels

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Lowest Prices of the Season at Michaels September 15-21 I am so excited! Michaels just kicked off it's Lowest Prices of the Season Sale which means HUGE savings on everything from craft paints and party supplies to home decor and custom framing. It also includes one of my favorites: seasonal décor! I love to shop in the ... Continue Reading...


KCup Trinket Box And Other Ways to Upcycle Kcups

KCup Trinket Box

Photo Credit: Entirely Smitten KCup Trinket Box And Other Ways to Upcycle Kcups Cross Country Cafe shared 11 Ways to Re-use Your Keurig Kcups on their blog today! I am totally in love with the KCup Trinket Box they shared from Entirely Smitten! This would make an adorable party favor for a bridal or baby shower, don't ... Continue Reading...


Halloween Arts & Crafts: Mummy Cup Pencil and/or Treat Holders

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Halloween Arts & Crafts: Mummy Cup Pencil and/or Treat Holders Halloween is just around the corner, and here is a fun craft that my kids love to make and it's a great one for filling with candy or other goodies as well. As you can see, we love to fill our Mummy Cups with popcorn! I will be sharing several ... Continue Reading...


She’s Crafty | Firecracker Party Invites

Firecracker Invitaion

She's Crafty | Firecracker Party Invites I shared this craft with you several years ago, and thought I would re-share because these are so perfect for this holiday week! When my son turned one year old, I started the tradition of hand making his party announcements. I also decided that each year I would bake and ... Continue Reading...


She’s Crafty! Recycled Cottontail Bunny

She's Crafty! Recycled Cottontail Bunny Here's a fun guest post that Amanda over at Crafts by Amanda shared with us last year, and I am sharing it again because this one turns out SO cute and is quite simple to put together. It's almost Easter! Kids will love making this darling little bunny from recycled materials. ... Continue Reading...


She’s Crafty: Easter Bunny Milk Jug Craft

She's Crafty: Easter Bunny Milk Jug Craft Here's a fun (and easy!) Easter Bunny Milk Jug Craft for you do to with your little ones this Easter! We have made these jugs for the past few years, and not only have we had a blast making them...but my kids love to store their Easter eggs in them! All that you will need is ... Continue Reading...


Fun Valentine’s Day Ideas…

Fun Valentine's Day Ideas... I have to admit, while I love to celebrate almost anything, Valentine's Day is one of the holidays that I feel gets very commercialized. Anyway... I DO love any chance to show my family how much I love them, and for that, I will jump right on in and celebrate the LOVE of this day. I ... Continue Reading...