Arts & Crafts Ideas

Mother’s Day craft: adorable hand print flowers

I am always having a weird feeling around Mother’s Day: that’s one holiday I never get a perfect gift. The “Mom” projects that kids get to do in school are surely cute, but they often lack imagination component, and always lack personality. That is my kid’s personality. I don’t mind getting messy, weird looking and [...]

Mothers Day Craft: Easy-Peasy Flowers

Springtime is perfect not only for the flowers blooming on the windowsill and in the yard; it is an awesome time for some flowers blossoming in our Mothers’ Day cards. Being a Mom, I don’t get to enjoy getting a card like that; but I surely enjoy a lot helping them making one for grandma, [...]

10 unique art & craft kits for kids

Children love creating something with their own hands. Creative art & crafts kits from toy retailers offer great crafting ideas. Just one problem. There are so many various craft kits on the toy market, that it’s getting harder and harder for parents and gift givers to find the unique ones. We tried to compile a [...]

Sizzling hearts. Valentine’s Day art and science project.

What project could combine art, science and… Valentine’s Day? This one can. All three of my young artistic scientists (or scientific artists if you please) enjoyed every step of the way and surprised me how we’ll they understood the science behind it in the end. Supplies: baking soda Citric acid (we had quite a lot [...]

Easy and fabulous DIY diaper cake

Do you know the most useful, the most helpful, and the prettiest gift you could give to a mother to be?  It is a diaper cake.  Ever since I discovered them, I was totally sold on the idea: a practical item, that will be used repeatedly over and over, that will be helpful to the [...]

How NOT to do an art project with your kids

Two kids.  One itsy-bitsy art project to unleash their creativity.  No brainer supplies.  No difficult directions.  Tons of room for self-expression.  Setting it up outside, on a warm sunny day, to enjoy the fresh air and easy mess clean up.  Can’t go crazy-wrong, right?  WRONG!   The idea is rather sudden, so we are getting [...]