Jellyfish Craft for Kids

My kids have been fascinated with jellyfish every since they saw Dory & Marlin hopping across them in Finding Nemo.  A large group of jellyfish like in the movie are called a bloom & can feature over 100,000 jellyfish.  Jellyfish also come in all sizes & colors.  You can easily make your very own jellyfish […]

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Styrofoam Bowl Spider Craft for Kids

I’m one of those strange people who actually like spiders!  My kids & I desperately want one as a pet….my husband however does not share our enthusiasm. There are over 40,000 species of spiders in the world.  They range from 0.5 to about 90 mm  or 0.02–3.5 inches.  They are pretty fascinating arachnids (not insects).  You can make […]

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Styrofoam Bowl Crab Craft

There are over 4,500 species of crabs in the world.  However hermit crabs, king crabs, porcelain crabs, horseshoe crabs, & crab lice are not real crabs.  How interesting!!!  Although our crab isn’t a “real” crab it was still really fun to make. styrofoam bowl glue red paint googly eyes pencil pain brush scissor red card stock […]

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Reese’s Lasagna

All of my favorites in on dessert!  I love making lasagnas…if you haven’t noticed.  Reese’s are a favorite in our house.  What could be better than peanut butter & chocolate together?  This recipe is super easy & very delicious. Chocolate wafer cookies 2/3 C peanut butter 1/2 C powdered sugar 8 oz cream cheese 1 […]

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Toilet Paper Roll Squid Craft for Kids

We recently visited the zoo & loved the aquarium.  Aquatic animals are so interesting.  The squid were one of our favorites to see.  They are really unique animals.  Did you know squid have 3 hearts & swim tail first instead of head first? With just a few supplies you can make your own squid! Paint […]

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Handprint Firework Craft for Kids

This is another fun 4th of July craft idea!! My daughter loves anytime we do handprint crafts because she can look and see how much she has grown from year to year…or even month to month! Paint (red, white, & blue) Black construction paper Paint brush Let’s get started… 1) Paint your child’s hand with […]

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Paper Firework Craft

  Fireworks have always been my families favorite part of the 4th of July celebration.  The beautiful colors lighting up the night sky.  It is just very magical.  Unfortunately our town will not be setting any off this year so we made our own!  You can to with just a few supplies you probably already […]

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Raspberry Poke Cake

Raspberries, jello, & angel food cake…sounds like heaven to me!!!  It tasted like it too!!! Angel food cake mix Raspberry jello Cool-whip Raspberries Let’s make a cake… 1. Make the cake according to box directions (in a 13 x 8) cake pan.  Allow to cool. 2. Mix jello according to package.  Poke holes into the cake […]

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Styrofoam Bowl Turtles

A turtles shell is called a carapace, it helps protect them from all kinds of dangers.  We had a lot of fun decorating our turtles’ shells.  With just a few supplies you can make your very own turtle! styrofoam bowl googly eyes marker/pen paint brush scissors card stock paint glue Let’s make our turtle… 1. Paint […]

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Borax Free Across the Universe Galaxy Slime

This Galaxy slime is out of this world!!! Clear Glue 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 C hot water Contact solution Glitter (silver, purple, dark blue, light blue, light pink, & pink) Let’s make some slime… 1. Add hot water to a small bowl.  Stir in the baking soda until completely dissolved. 2. Pour glue into […]

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