Arts & Crafts Ideas

Easy and Marvelous Wind Chimes Craft for Kids

Our recent trip to the glass museum was the best surprise during the whole vacation. The beautiful sculptures… aaaahh… the gorgeous glass paintings!… oooooh… the amazing workshops and demonstrations!!… whooohoo! And the fragile, overpriced wind chimes. Gorgeous, – yes. But did I mention fragile and overpriced? Did I also mention that my kids LOVE wind [...]

5 reasons why camping is the best for kids

“Why camping?” This was the question a very close friend of mine asked, for whom putting up tents, sleeping outside, combatting with a capricious weather, dealing with bugs and bugging yourself with this strange type of vacation, didn’t seem so appealing. “What are you doing there? Is there an amusement park, a museum, something fun [...]

Father’s Day craft – reflection art

This year turned out particularly fruitful for our Father’s Day projects. This one my kids enjoyed so much, that we did it three times: once for my niece’s dance performance congratulations-card from the boys, once for a New Year commemorative plaque, and now – for a Dad’s Big Day surprise! The most fun part of [...]

Father’s Day craft: letter painting with masking tape

Father’s Day gifts are always more challenging then mom’s: no flowers, no glitter, no pretty sweet little things… I personally find any woman easier to find or make a gift then almost any man. And when it comes to Dad… our very own dear Dad!.. We need something sweet, cute and yet manly. And something [...]

Easiest, fastest and prettiest lace princess crowns

What little girl wouldn’t want to be a princess? I know I do want a crown… for every little princess and prince who accepts our invitation to the Birthday Royal Ball. In a wild search for a perfect design, I’ve already tried two options that I described in Princess Party Preparation: In Search of a [...]

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 [...]