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Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher – Free Download!

Thanksgiving Cootie Catcher – Free Download!

Just in time for Thanksgiving here in the U.S., here’s have a fun cootie catcher to share, commemorating some of my favorite things about this holiday: the food! Download, print on 8.5×11, and share this fun activity with your kids. Who remembers making these in elementary school?? Has it been a while since you’ve folded [...]

4th of July Printable Downloads

4th of July Printable Downloads

Happy summer mamas! In celebration of Independence Day weekend, we wanted to share these free printable downloads courtesy of one of our graphic designer mamas, Alex Tebow Designs. All you need is some white paper or card stock, a color printer, tape, and scissors. Have some fun with your kids decorating for the 4th of [...]

Painting Pumpkins

Painting Pumpkins

While not a mess-free alternative to carving a pumpkin, allowing your toddler to paint their pumpkin is a fun and safe way to get your little one involved in the Halloween spirit! Last year, E LOVED to color, so I knew she would have fun painting. We used finger paints and kept things simple by [...]

Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin for Under $10!

Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin for Under $10!

After seeing how much time my kids will happily spend playing in our rice table on a recent snow day, I decided to make them something new for Valentine’s Day. We headed to the Dollar Store one Saturday and scooped up some goodies for the kiddos to play with. I picked up nine items for [...]

DIY Family Toy Story Costumes

DIY Family Toy Story Costumes

We love dressing up for Halloween as a family. We let my son choose his costume then my husband and I base ours on the theme of his. This year he wanted to be Woody from Toy Story. His costume was on sale for cheaper than I could buy the parts to make it so [...]

DIY Halloween Alien Crash Yard Decor

DIY Halloween Alien Crash Yard Decor

Halloween is my favorite holiday. I love creating costumes and festive decor. This year I wanted to do something different for our Halloween yard. Our neighborhood is full of mostly very young children so I didn’t want anything too scary but still keep the spooky Halloween vibe. I decided it’d be fun to turn my [...]

DIY Snowman Handprint Ornament

DIY Snowman Handprint Ornament

Christmas is right around the corner, but this easy DIY ornament is super quick and will be treasured for years to come! I do it every year with the kiddos in my Kindergarten class and I’ve been told by many parents how much they treasure it and enjoy hanging it on their tree long after [...]

DIY Mini-Pumpkins for Fall

DIY Mini-Pumpkins for Fall

Fall is in the air and Thanksgiving is on its way! This time of year always makes me both happy and homesick. It also tends to awaken some sort of decorating instinct that lies dormant between the time that the Christmas ornaments get packed up and the time that the leaves start to blush red [...]

Top 5 Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

Top 5 Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

My two-year-old loves doing crafts, and I love helping her. Halloween is a great opportunity for crafts because the possibilities are endless; pumpkins, ghosts, mummies, spiders, bats, vampires, monsters and more! These are crafts you can do with what you likely already have at home, with little or no prep time and where your toddler [...]

DIY Bulldozer Costume

DIY Bulldozer Costume

This Halloween, my son is finally old enough to choose his own costume. He’s very into construction trucks right now, so it was no surprise when he said he wanted to be a bulldozer for Halloween. Right away I imagined I could put something together with a cardboard box and I was sure there would [...]

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