Halloween Kids Craft – Paint Chip Frankenstein

With Halloween just days away, quick and frugal kids crafts are happening frequently in our home.  The Paint Chip Frankenstein was a fun project this week! Supplies: green paint chip (most stores have plenty of these out for free) black glitter googly eyes green pom poms black marker (not shown) glue (not shown) Start by giving your Frankenstein sparkly hair.  Apply glue to the top of the paint chip and then sprinkle on the glitter.  My daughter loved this step...the Read More... {Read More...}

Candy Making for Kids {online book tour and giveaway}

I'm sure you are all familiar with Courtney Dial Whitmore.I had the opportunity to sit next to her during a workshop at the SNAP conference.  Already being a huge fan of her work, I was ecstatic to meet her.  She is absolutely adorable and sweet!She works with a long list of major brands.  She writes for Disney, The Huffington Post, SheKnows, Hostess with the Mostess, and Tablespoon.  She has a fabulous blog, Pizzazzerie, packed full of the most amazing parties and fun ideas you've ever Read More... {Read More...}

Inexpensive Personalized School Supply Set

Last year I shared an easy backpack and supplies makeover at Freckles Crafts Back to School series.  Some of you may have already sent your little ones off to school but if you still have some time, take a look at my tutorial and turn boring supplies into a personalized set.While you're there, take some time to look at the fun crafting kits for kids.  They are definitely my go to craft when I am looking for something to keep my daughter busy for a couple of hours.  She is also a big fan and has Read More... {Read More...}

Kids Craft: Canvas Painting and Potato Stamps – video tutorial on SheKnows TV Daily Dish

As a crafty momma, it's easy to forget that sometimes the easiest crafts are usually the most fun for little kids.  With just a blank canvas, paint, and brush you can keep little ones busy for hours creating fun art.    With smaller children you can use one canvas to paint many layers with different colors over several different crafting sessions.  I have a painting hanging in my office that my daughter made at only two years old.  We worked on this one canvas for about a month, with a few days Read More... {Read More...}