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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Patriotic Wind Catcher

This Patriotic Wind Catcher is cute, festive, & super easy to make.  Paper plates Paint brush Scissors Hole punch Glue Red, white, & blue paint Ribbon or string Let’s get started… 1. Cut a star out of one of the paper plates & paint it blue.  Paint red stripes onto the front & back of […]

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4th of July Rockets

Blast into the 4th of July with these fun rockets!  They are fun & perfectly patriotic!  They are also a fun way to recycle toilet paper rolls. Toilet paper roll Red, white, & blue ribbon Paint brushes Compass Pencil Light card stock Ruler Glue Scissors Red, white, & blue paint Let’s blast off… 1. Use […]

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Borax Free Under the Sea Mermaid Slime

We had soooo much fun with the Red, White, & Blue Glitter Slime that we just had to make more!  This beautiful Mermaid inspired slime is borax & detergent free.  In just a few steps you can have your own Mermaid slime!   1/2 C hot water 1 tsp baking soda contact solution clear glue […]

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Red, White, & Blue Glitter Slime

We all know slime is all the rage right now!  My kids have been asking nonstop for months to make some.  However, I was very worried about the harsh chemicals I saw being used.  So I came up with this easy 5 ingredient slime that doesn’t use borax or laundry detergent! 1/2 C hot water […]

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