Melted Crayon Art for Toddlers

Melted Crayon Art for Toddlers

Today I came home from an errand and Flor, the best nanny on the planet, had set the girls up with melted crayon art.  I know, she’s amazing.  I have been wanting to try melting crayon art forever.  A friend from work even gave me a little canvas and crayon kit to try it out(…)

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Friendship

Friendship

I’ve been thinking a lot about friendship lately.  Ev’s had the same best friend since he was 12 years old.  Rumor has it they used to plan their lives out together.  Live on a cul de sac.  Have kids at the same time.  The kids would be best friends and every Sunday they’d have dinner(…)

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Make Your Own Milk Jar Vase

Make Your Own Milk Jar Vase

Sometimes mama’s gotta make some really easy art just to chill.  You know what I mean?  Since most excursions with kids are usually crazy and constant and overall exhausting, I needed something mindless to just help me relax.  This hand painted milk jar vase definitely did the trick.  I used paint markers to color the(…)

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Art Play Group Painting Wall

Art Play Group Painting Wall

We kicked off Art Play Group last Friday with a bang.  It is so fantastic to see all these new faces along with our play group veterans.  It’s amazing how much they’ve grown in just a few months! I just love watching these kids explore, create and get messy!  Last season I found this great(…)

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New Logo, New Blog, New Giveaway!!!

New Logo, New Blog, New Giveaway!!!

Woo hoo!!! Meri Cherry got a new makeover and I am soooo excited about it!  I’ve been wanting a redesign of my blog forever and finally put one foot in front of the other and made it happen.  That’s the trick right?  Action steps are everything.   Thanks to the incredible graphic designer and fellow(…)

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Reggio Inspired Butterfly Art for Kids

Reggio Inspired Butterfly Art for Kids

I love creating butterfly art this time of year.  This Reggio inspired butterfly art project for kids is great for ages 4 and up.  In case your unfamiliar with the Reggio approach to learning, here is a good Reggio starting point.  We used an old box frame found at a thrift store and paint markers to(…)

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Dying Wood Beads (with your Toddler)

Dying Wood Beads (with your Toddler)

Ever since Asia at Fun at home Kids made these hand dyed rainbow blocks I’ve wanted to dye some wood.  Basically any and all wood I could get my hands on, but I resisted and settled on these wood beads.  There are tons of ways to dye wood beads.  I wanted one that my girls(…)

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