Mother’s Day Handprint Mug Craft

I know I’m not suppose to be making my own Mother’s Day gifts…but when you are a blogger who does crafts that’s just what you do.  It’s okay because these mugs turned out so wonderfully.  The kids really enjoyed making them & writing little messages on them for me. What you will need: Paint Markers […]

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Fancy Braided Pigtails

Just another fun hairstyle I did for my youngest daughter!!!! Instructions: Section the hair into two even parts.  Secure one side with a clip. Place 5 small braids at the top of the head. Put all of the loose hair into a hair-tie.  Leave a little at the bottom out. Braid and secure to the […]

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Harry Potter Potions

These potions were made for The Harry Potter Themed Birthday Party.  Super fun & easy.  Plus the kids got a kick out of taking potions!!! What you need: 8 jars with lids (bottles with stoppers would work also) Tropical freeze pops Silver permanent marker Now you need to: 1. Write the potion names on the […]

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DIY Maracas

This was a fun little craft we did for the upcoming Cinco De Mayo.  It was easy & really fun to play with afterward!   What you need: Yarn Black eyed peas Pom-poms 2 small plastic cups Hot glue gun 2 kabob sticks What to do: Poke a hole in the top of one of […]

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Corset Braid

My daughter loves when I do her hair for school because all of her friends fawn over her.  This is a pretty simple hair do.  Don’t mind that it’s a little messy.  Seven year olds do not like to stand still.     What you need: Small gum bands Comb Brush Clip of some sort […]

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Easter Bunny Puppet Craft

This craft was a lot of fun & super easy.  My daughter has been playing with it since we made it last night!!!!   What you need: 2 paper plates Assortment of crayons 2 small googly eyes 1 ping pong ball 1 kabob stick Scissors Pencil Permanent marker Small plastic cup 1 pom-pom Hot glue […]

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Hopping Bunny Craft

This was a super fun & easy Easter craft.  I cut out all of the pieces (to save time) while my daughter was in school.  After dinner we had a blast putting them together!!!  Get creative with your Hopping Bunnies!!!!   What you need: Construction paper Compass Googly eyes Permanent Marker Pen/pencil Cotton balls Some […]

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30 Fun Ideas for Plastic Easter Eggs

I decorated hard boiled eggs & made DIY Bunnies & Chicks….not one egg got eaten.  So if your family is like mine is you are better off sticking to plastic eggs.  Here are some wonderful & fun ways to decorate your eggs this Easter!!!   1) Ninja Turtle Eggs with Slime– Little Bins for Little […]

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DIY Monster Easter Egg Craft

These were so fun to make.  My daughter, husband, & I each decorated 2 of our own.  They turned out really funny.  My daughter even plays with them now.  They are her “monster friends”.     What you need: 6 large plastic eggs Googly eyes of various sizes Yarn (to make hair) Hot glue gun […]

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8 Kid Friendly April Fool’s Day Pranks

  April Fool’s day is almost here!!! Do you have your pranks ready yet?  Here are some wonderful KID FRIENDLY pranks!!! Let the games begin!!!   1) Brown E’s– A Thrifty Mom 2) The Food Is Alive!– Craftibilities 3) Undrinkable Juice– Blossoming Gifts 4) Catch-a-dollar– Kids Activities Blog 5) Unusable Soap– She Knows 6) Mashed […]

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