Arts & Crafts Ideas

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 [...]

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 [...]