Arts & Crafts Ideas

If you’re crafty and you know it, pick your gift! Top 10 Arts & Crafts kits

Children love arts & crafts because they allow young crafters to express themselves, make things, try new activities, find their talents, impress parents, kill boredom, and so much more. Artistic interest help children to relax, learn and discover. It is such a pleasure for a little artist or older child to create something original and beautiful [...]

Fantastic handmade Halloween costumes. 3 costumes in 20 minutes!

This is a story how one overtired, underslept, perilous mom discovered a way to make three fabulous! matching! costumes for three fabulous! adventurous! brothers (and a neighbor’s kid) for a fraction of a price and under 20 minutes! Nighttime. Owl-eyed mama clutching a computer mouse as she sleepily flips through the internet. Halloween is right [...]

Boy’s 10th birthday party: thrilling for kids and relaxing for parents

Too big for a theme party. Too small just to hang out with friends. Sleepover with some special entertainment? Perfect age. Now, how special? For my special boy – very! Actually, this is the easiest party I’ve ever done. And the most relaxing. Mind you, I am not lounging on the side of the pool [...]

Volcano Power. Erupting outdoor craft

Summer is coming to an end, school days are breathing down our necks, yet my kids continue to load their pockets with every possible thing that will fit inside and drag it home “for some special project”. I don’t have the stamina to throw their treasures out. I do need a special project to utilize [...]

7 Super Easy Tricks for a Super Easy Diaper Cake

I LOVE bringing diaper cakes to baby showers: what can be more useful down the road… and more fun and suitable for the party in the meantime? I always thought they are not so hard to make, but as I was watching my dear friend, Marina, a real diaper cake guru, fashion one in a [...]

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 [...]