Nothing says summer quite like watermelon! It’s beautiful color combination of pink and green has become an iconic symbol of warm weather and really, who doesn’t love watermelon on a hot day? Here’s another way that watermelon can cool you off… By keep the sun’s hot rays at bay! Shade your child’s face and help […]
Whether it’s a walk down a city sidewalk or a hike in the woods, now is the time to get outside and get moving. Keep your energy up for those long treks with this cereal box-turned-snack box filled with “campfire” gorp. Loop the snack pack around your belt buckle, wrist, or attach to your backpack. […]
With Memorial Day right around the corner, now is a great time to talk to kids about America’s national bird, the Bald Eagle. Shortly after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, a committee was formed in order to choose the design for the national seal. However, all the committee members had different ideas, and […]
As great as camping is for getting the family to spend some quality time together, it can be challenging to keep the littlest ones occupied while you’re setting up camp. Here are our favorite ways to keep ’em busy, having fun and close at hand! Play in a sandbox right at your campsite: Build an […]
Make your Mother’s Day morning REALLY special with these memorable crafts you can make with your kids. The best part about these crafts is they’re HANDMADE!
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s easy to let your teachers know how much you value what they do; just make one of our clever teacher’s gift ideas. We used recycled materials and items purchased at the dollar store to make these simple, yet clever, gifts. 1. School Supply-Themed Teacher Gift: Pencil Vase Use […]
Star Wars fans are a devoted bunch. And why shouldn’t we be? We understand the awesomeness of a story that is so grand and so important to our collective culture that an entire day is named after the quintessential Star Wars quote, “May the force be with you.” Yes. May the 4th be with us […]
Are you ready for Star Wars Day? It’s coming up on May the 4th (as in “May the 4th be with you!), so we’re getting ready to celebrate a galaxy far, far away with this quick and easy dollar store Star Wars-themed craft: pool noodle lightsabers! Read on to find out how easy it is […]
School photos. We all have them, lots of them. Seems inevitable that we end up with a surplus of photos, no matter how many relatives we mail them off to. The little wallet sized photos are perfect for craft projects, such as Christmas ornaments, greeting cards, and this cute photo chain for Mother’s Day! You […]
Want super crafts for your kids superhero party? How about a costume and comic inspired city using cereal boxes? These kids craft tutorials are SUPER fun!