Sairshe has decided that every year she has to make something different for her classmates, nevermind that she’s gone to a different school every year so far so no one would be getting a repeat, and that she as no real recollection of making the heart-shaped crayons that she gave her preschool friends when she [...]
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TWO days! Christmas morning is barreling down on us and my Facebook feed is full of people looking for last-minute gift and stocking stuffer ideas. If that’s you, I’ve got a great recipe for Christmas tree, peppermint and gingerbread playdough. This playdough is festive, a big hit with the little ones and super easy to [...]
Sairshe and I took advantage of a sunny Spring Break day earlier this week (today is stormy and rainy, in true spring flip-flopping fashion) and made these pretty flowers made from egg cartons. I’ve been seeing wreaths made from flowers like this on Pinterest lately and as I was tossing an egg carton into the [...]
Thanks to an awesome tutorial by Lil Fish Studios Sairshe and I made some felted rocks today. It was the perfect easy project for this school-free day. It was really fun and our finished rocks feel so soft and fuzzy and lend an air of springtime to our table. We started by wrapping our rocks [...]
Sairshe and I made some handmade seed paper hearts last weekend for her to give to her pre-k classmates. It was so fun and easy and I hope the kids really plant them and grow flowers! Here’s a tutorial to inspire you to make your own paper. It’s the best way to use up what [...]