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

Bioplastic Christmas Tree Ornaments

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Bioplastic creation is fun for both adults and children. It can be tricky sometimes, but you will learn through your mishaps with a bit of experimentation and perseverance. These ornaments are a great place for beginners… Continue reading Bioplastic Christmas Tree Ornaments

Bioplastic, Christmas, Nature Play, Winter

Bioplastic Christmas Tree Star

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Of all the things I’ve helped my children make from Bioplastic, this is probably my favorite. It will be a cherished item we enjoy adorning our Christmas tree with year after year. Since our tree star… Continue reading Bioplastic Christmas Tree Star

Bioplastic, Christmas, Nature Play, Recipes, Winter

Raspberry Bioplastic Christmas Flowers

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that bio plastic is one of my FAVORITE magical mediums to explore with little artists. This holiday season, we gave our favorite recipe a festive… Continue reading Raspberry Bioplastic Christmas Flowers

Christmas, Clay Play, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Nature Play, Painting Objects

Make Snow Dipped Pinecones for Holiday Crafting

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This time of year I always get sad seeing all of the plastic Christmas decor for sale everywhere. Much of that waste can be created by YOU, more beautifully, sustainably and cost effectively in your own… Continue reading Make Snow Dipped Pinecones for Holiday Crafting

Autumn, Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Nature Play

Dried Orange Slices for Holiday Crafting

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Dried orange slices are so pretty, fragrant, eco-friendly and fun to make around the holidays. You can use them to adorn gifts, as part of bouquets to give as host gifts and garlands to decorate your… Continue reading Dried Orange Slices for Holiday Crafting

Beading, Christmas, Crafts, Crafts for Grown Ups, Nature Play, Winter

Holiday Garlands

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Holiday garlands can take many shapes and forms. We wanted to make them with dried oranges this year, but the pom poms came into play simply because they were sitting in my studio, begging to be… Continue reading Holiday Garlands

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

Autumn, Nature Play, Play Dough

Autumn Play Dough Four Ways

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Ahhh, FALL! The time of year when we can all cozy up as the weather gets cooler, feel the crunch of colorful leaves under our feet, and put pumpkin spice in everything—including play dough! In reality,… Continue reading Autumn Play Dough Four Ways

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

Autumn, Nature Play, Paint Play

Painting with Blackberries

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. I don’t think autumn process art gets any better than this! This is suitable play for any age. It is taste safe for babies and sensory satisfying for all, adults included. Blackberries are in season in… Continue reading Painting with Blackberries