Happy Valentine’s Dad – The Perfect Gift for Him

Happy Valentine’s Dad – The Perfect Gift for Him

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and this year my biggest priority is letting my husband know he is loved and appreciated.  So, after a mega awesome Craft and Click Photoshoot with Morgan Pansing, we are giving the girl’s dad the best gift we can think of this Valentine’s Day…a whole lotta love. *This post(…)

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DIY Photo Shoot Props for Kids

DIY Photo Shoot Props for Kids

About two years ago I made these super cute photo shoot props for my daughter’s second birthday.  They ended up in a box somewhere in the corner of the party and never had their moment to shine.  Flash forward to a recent photo shoot for kids I did with my friend and photographer Morgan Pansing, (she(…)

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Make a Nature Table – Inspired by The Artful Year Book

Make a Nature Table – Inspired by The Artful Year Book

If you follow my blog or Facebook page, it’s no secret I am a big fan of Jean Van’t Hul, the amazing author, mother and resource behind The Artful Parent.  I wrote a book review here before we even knew each other in real life/the blogosphere.  Now we’re both part of the RAMS (Rockin Art Moms)(…)

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Heart to Heart Dot to Dot for Valentine’s Day

Heart to Heart Dot to Dot for Valentine’s Day

Here’s a super simple Valentine’s Day diy for all those self proclaimed “non crafty moms” out there.  Who doesn’t love the old school school game dot to dot?  Well, in this case Heart to Heart.  Here’s a super simple craft you can do with your kids.  Have fun!  (Keep reading if you’re like, what the heck(…)

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40 Plus Awesome Sensory Play Activities for Babies and Toddlers

40 Plus Awesome Sensory Play Activities for Babies and Toddlers

When my girls were babies I went hardcore, no holds barred, sensory play 24/7 with them.  I was obsessed! I even started a play group just so that I could think of more ways to give babies and toddlers sensory experiences.  As a result, I have a pretty big arsenal of great sensory ideas and activities(…)

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Handmade Glitter Toys for Imaginative Play

Handmade Glitter Toys for Imaginative Play

My girls have been begging me to use glitter lately.  “Mama I want sparklies,” from D and “Mama, please can we use glitter,” over and over again in a long drawn out groan.  I finally decided to put an end to the madness and I’m so glad I did!  Sometimes following our children’s lead is(…)

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Recycled Paper Bag Heart Purse

Recycled Paper Bag Heart Purse

I’m kind of melting over these little paper bag heart purses for Valentine’s Day that you can definitely rock all year long.  I really want to make one in canvas next with my girls.  They are just so freaking cute and when I say easy to make, I mean EASY TO MAKE.  I teamed up(…)

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Make A Recycled Sewing Box

Make A Recycled Sewing Box

A little over a year ago I received a message on my Facebook page the very second I hit 1000 likes.  It said something like “Congrats.  The first 1000 are the hardest.”  Asia from Fun at Home with Kids had been reading my blog and watching my page slowly slowly creep to the high hundreds(…)

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Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Salt Painting Collage – Process Art for Kids

Am I weird for thinking this Salt Painting Collage belongs in a museum?  Because I seriously do.  I mean, look at those colors!  Kids are just amazing and this process art activity is a fantastic, multi layered experience that they just love.  I highly recommend it.  The kids in this post are all 3, which is(…)

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50 + Art Projects for 3-5 Year Olds

50 + Art Projects for 3-5 Year Olds

I have decided to take a little inventory on my blog to make sure it’s as helpful and resourceful as possible.  As it turns out, I have over 50 art projects for kids ages 3 to 5 that are super duper amazing and awesome right here.  I took some time to round them all up(…)

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