New ebook from Craftulate: Art, Craft and Cooking with Toddlers

  If you’re the parent or caregiver of a toddler, you might be feeling the pressure to introduce them to the world of arts and crafts. But where do you start? The answer to all your questions can be found in a new ebook:  Art, Craft and Cooking with Toddlers. The book guides you through […]

DIY Glitter Window Clings

F totally loves crafting with glue these days, so I’ve been looking for ideas that allow him to use a lot of glue. These glitter window clings were the perfect craft for him.

Tree Decorations from Homemade Clay

We had a lot of fun making these festive decorations!

Interactive Bug Map Craft #EEKologist

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Orkin Ecologist. All opinions are 100% mine.   October is the perfect month to teach your kids about all things creepy crawly, including the insects that live in your neighborhood. Orkin has made learning about all different kinds of bugs super easy and […]

Mesh Fruit Bag Painting

I’ve been thinking for a long time that I could use those mesh bags that fruit comes in for some sort of craft. Finally I hit on the idea of using them for painting.  

Personalized Soap Bottle

I thought it would be fun for my son to have his own hand soap bottle – decorated with his favorite train!

Soda Bottle Flower Prints

I love this quick and easy printing technique – the flowers look so cute! I mixed some paint on a paper plate and showed F how to make the prints using the bases of two (different) empty soda bottles.  He enjoyed stamping with the bottles – and he mostly got the paint on the paper! […]

Paper Plate Bugs

I just love using paper plates as a base for crafting. They are so cheap – and versatile! My son (26m) has recently started to take a great interest in bugs; always crouching down outside to watch a little ant go about its business. So here are some paper plate bugs that we made together […]

Glittery Fun: How To Make Glitter Play Dough

It’s hard to believe that less than six months ago my son refused to even touch play dough. Now it is his favorite craft activity. I usually have two or three colors of homemade play dough at any one time, but for a playdate I made extra – and added glitter!   Here is my […]