Baby Play with Strips of Fabric

Last night our 6 month old grandbaby, Ruby, stopped by for a visit. Baby play is so simple and uncomplicated, and on this evening we played with strips of fabric The simplest items for play are truly the best. I had cut some strips from fat quarters of fabric, then pinked the edges with . . . Read More: Baby Play with Strips of Fabric

Tissue Paper Sensory Box – Let’s Cut!

This sensory box is cheap and fun, and is in cool wintry colors. Your preschoolers can help make it by cutting up the paper, perfect for scissor skills. I used old blue tissue paper and happened to have some silver tinsel for gift bags which had a “Frozen” feel. Sensory play is important! You can . . . Read More: Tissue Paper Sensory Box – Let’s Cut!

DIY Drinking Straw Bracelet – a craft for a crowd

This DIY drinking straw bracelet is an easy and inexpensive craft that would work well for a crowd, such as a classroom or community event. These could also be used as gifts that kids can make for others. They can be made by preschoolers to elementary school age kids and up. They can be simple . . . Read More: DIY Drinking Straw Bracelet – a craft for a crowd

DIY Seashell Frame – Use those shells!

We love going to the ocean and since we live far from one it is a truly special. We always arrive home with at least a handful or two of shells and other beach treasures. Rather then let them sit on a shelf or in a jar, we made a custom seashell frame. These shells . . . Read More: DIY Seashell Frame – Use those shells!

Cupcake Paper Flowers

Cupcake Paper Flowers

We are ready for Spring! We are saying good bye to Old Man Winter and are making cupcake paper flowers. They are delightfully easy and need only basic supplies.

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