Clothespin Shark by Amanda Formaro

Clothespin Sharks

Do your kids love sharks and all things oceanic? Whether it’s Shark Week or just a regular Tuesday, this fun clothespin shark is silly and cute, and not too scary. Your kids will have fun pretending to chase the little fish and catch him in their shark’s mouth! You will need: Wooden clothespin Light blue […]

Plastic Medicine Cup Jellyfish by Amanda Formaro

Plastic Medicine Cup Jellyfish

How can you turn something not-so-fun into something completely fun? You’ve seen those scrunched up faces and tight lips when you fill that cold-medicine cup and head toward your child. When they are feeling better and the medicine bottle is empty, turn that not-so-fun cup into these adorable jellyfish the kids will love! These colorful […]

Kix Food Art Shark 1

Food Art: A Shark for Breakfast

Kix cereal just happens to be one of my kids favorite breakfasts.  Couple that with an adorable shark, and you’ve got yourself a winner!  This shark breakfast was super fun to make, and did I mention that it’s easy too?!  Whip one of these bad boys up for your kids and get ready for the smiles […]

pancake cones

Pancake Cones

Now here’s a fun way to make pancakes portable and fit to enjoy any time of the day: Turn them into cones. Fill your pancake cones with any of the kids’ favorites, either sweet or savory, such as fruit, yogurt, Kix, whipped cream, even ham and cheese. To make pancake cones You will need: Parchment […]

Colorful Glue Sun Catcher by Amanda Formaro

Colorful Glue Sun Catcher

Like so many of us these days, I am often inspired by projects I find while browsing Pinterest. I love, love, love to recycle things into craft projects! I’ve been saving plastic lids for a while now and have already made plenty of projects from them. But when I saw these sun catchers I knew […]

DIY Solar Constellation Jar

Kids Craft: Solar Light Constellation Jar

Capture the power of the sun to create the night sky with our simple craft, a cute solar light Constellation Jar. You can recreate your favorite star charts, or create completely new constellations with this simple dollar store craft. We found all our supplies at the local dollar store, but you can shop your recycling […]

How to make rainbow bubble snakes

Outdoor Activity: Rainbow Bubble Snakes

Everyone loves bubbles! Here’s a unique way to create long strands of bubbles using recycled materials and ingredients from your kitchen. These rainbow bubble snakes are simple to make, but a bit messy, so take them outside for some sloppy fun! What you need to make rainbow bubble snakes: A recycled water bottle A sock […]

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Food Art: Sailboat in a Kix Sea

These yummy sailboats floating in a sea of Kix cereal are sure to please your little ones this summer.  This delicious snack is loaded full of fresh summer fruits and your kids’ favorite Kix cereal.  Get your kids involved in the kitchen and ask them to help you make this!  It’s easy to make and […]

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Food Art: A Starfish Snack

Are you looking for an easy and fun snack to serve the kids this summer?  This starfish snack is perfect.  It’s full of fresh fruit, and contains kid-approved Kix cereal.  It can’t get better than that and I think your kids will agree!   What You’ll Need Ingredients: 2 slices of star fruit 1 raspberry 4 […]

4th of July Patriotic Parachute

This is such a fun project to do with the kids this Independence Day. Send their favorite toys up in the air for a high flying, parachuting, 4th of July celebration! The steps: 1. Cut about a 10″x 10″ square from a plastic grocery bag. 2. Tie individual pieces of string to each of the four corners. 3. […]

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