Handprint Animal Alphabet A-Z Well, it has been a fun 26 weeks! I cannot believe that we embarked on a Handprint Alphabet over 26 weeks ago (that is 6 months ago?! Wow). And what an alphabet journey it has been! We started off with an innocent A for Alien.. then a B for Bee.. and suddenly we were on a Handprint Animals journey.
Packing Tape Image Transfers I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them. All you need to make a transfer is a photocopy of an image or words and packing tape. First Friday Q&A : Make Handwriting Practice Fun and Playful! I’m taking a little break as we welcome our fourth son to our family. Enjoy this First Friday Q&A from last year (also available at YouTube here). Here are some ideas for helping children build handwriting skills in novel and playful ways. Watch the video and then add your ideas in the comments section.
25 clever ideas to make life easier Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Resene Paints - Inspiration, Ideas, Stencils and Paint Charts for Children Strongwilled, excitable and opinionated - today's kids know just what they want so to simplify choice for kids and their parents alike, Resene presents KidzColour - a range of hues and metallics designed for kids of all ages. Colour options have been tested with various aged kids giving a range focused on bright bold, full chroma hues and metallics - perfect as a statement by themselves or combined with another equally bold hue for an invigorating scheme. For those with a newborn in the house, KidzColour also includes a smaller palette of soft pastels that may be mixed and matched with each other or used as a base for one of the brighter accent colours.
How To Make "Clean" Play Slime Home Hacks Previous image Next image We have yet to meet a child who isn't into slime. Icky, sticky and awesome is where fun is had and this version keeps kids and surfaces both, clean along the way. Tons of Fun: Dot Marker Counting This was a pretty simple game to set up and play. First I took our dotmarker set, which includes 6 colors, and dotted each side of a blank die with each color. Then C and I took turns rolling a number die and the color die. If we rolled a "3" and a "teal" then we would put 3 teal dots on a piece of paper. We weren't making any special pictures, we were just going to play until the paper was filled up (or until C was done with the game) But you could play with any dot marker printable out there, or make a picture as you go.
Before & After: Crazy Beautiful Toy Kitchen 23.2K Flares23.2K Flares × LOOKING for more DIY play kitchens? Click here for a roundup with lots more projects, photos and ideas, including a DIY toy workbench for a little boy! And if you like this post, Subscribe to Green Your Decor for more DIY projects and green ideas! I like to think of myself as pretty crafty. I often see items in a store and think of a way (or find a tutorial) so I can make it myself. Kids Craft Blog by PlaidOnline.com - Monday Funday: Frog Prince Valentine Card Holder April 11 2014 Win a $100 Gift Card to Walmart Plus Craft Supplies You can now find a rainbow of colors of our Apple Barrel® Acrylic Craft Paint in store at Walmart, and to celebrate, it's your chance to win a $100 Walmart Gift Card PLUS $100 worth of craft suppl... [More]
Funky Garden Path Designs ShareThis So you are keen to put a garden path into your garden. We all have our own reasons, for some it’s because you don’t want to get your feet wet or dirty on damp days, for others it’s because you want the grass not to have to suffer under the constant tread of visiting feet, for yet others it’s about providing a straight walk from one place in the garden to another, or perhaps you just want a path because well, it looks pretty. Any reason is good to put a garden path in! But what happens if you don’t want an ordinary old moulded concrete paving stone type pathway? What if you are looking for something a little different, quirky or funky for your garden design and décor, what are your options then?
Little Apple Yarn Favors These cute little apples just fell from our tree, or so we like to think! They’re super easy to craft and make a fun decoration for my Fall kitchen. Supplies for Yarn Apples: craft yarn – red, green, or yellow (the cheap yarn will do, $2 a skein)pipe cleaners (or chenille stems) – brown and greenpiece of cardboard – 2 in x 5 in First find a piece of cardboard to help you with the winding.
Chasing Cheerios: We're Going On A Bear Hunt (BFIAR) The girls and I completed our first Before Five in a Row book a couple of weeks ago. Our first BFIAR book was We're Going on a Bear Hunt! This book has been a favorite of O(5) and E(2) for years, and we thoroughly enjoyed reading it (almost) everyday for 2 weeks (I decided to be very relaxed with this, so we read the book for 2 weeks instead of 1). Here are some of our Bear Hunt activities...