Bioplastic, Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Nature Play, Sculpture Play, Winter

Biodegradable Christmas Wreath

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. You can make your own beautiful wreath that is better for the environment AND your pocketbook. This is a fun craft the whole family will enjoy as you prepare your home for the holidays. Materials Evergreen… Continue reading Biodegradable Christmas Wreath

Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups

Adventskalender

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. I love this traditional German style Adventskalender because I can tailor them to my kids’ interests, AND they are easy and fun to make. My grandmother immigrated to the US from Austria, and I love thinking… Continue reading Adventskalender

Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Sewing

Simple Cloth Ball Toys

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This craft is perfect for adults and older children wanting to make a sweet handmade gift for a little love in their life. I made several of these for my kiddos last year for Christmas, and… Continue reading Simple Cloth Ball Toys

Christmas, Color Play, Nature Play, Valentine’s Day, Winter

Ice Artsicles

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. We rarely get below freezing temps in the Pacific Northwest, and were delighted to get to try out some frozen ice art this Valentine’s weekend when it got cold enough for snow and ice in the… Continue reading Ice Artsicles

Christmas, Clay Play, Crafts, Recipes

Baking Soda Clay Ornaments

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This crafty process is a little fiddly, but the beautiful product and easily available ingredients is worth it. I love how the homemade clay dries into a strikingly white and surprisingly durable keepsake, reminiscent of porcelain.… Continue reading Baking Soda Clay Ornaments

Christmas, Crafts, Paint Play

Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is a great process that will be sure to engage your 2+ year old artist, while providing you with hand printed (in this case, foot printed) holiday wrapping paper as a result. Materials Washable tempera… Continue reading Make Your Own Wrapping Paper