Sensory Slime for Valentine’s Day {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Valentine's Day Sensory Slime is the perfect afternoon craft for little hands. Kids love digging in and trying to find the hidden gems!    We *finally* got snow here in Western Massachusetts. I say finally because until last week my grass was still green. That's not that common around here as the past few years have brought on some huge storms. The kids were looking for something … [Read more...]

Preschool Christmas Sensory Bin Using Rainbow Rice {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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The weather has changed and we've shifted from playing outside for hours on end to only short periods for play. I keep screen time very limited around here so keeping the boys occupied is key so they don't end up bored. It's been awhile since I made a new sensory bin so we thought we'd make one that was Christmas themed. Here's our Preschool Christmas Sensory Bin: SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

Have a Summer Water War with these DIY Sponge Bombs {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Here in New England we might have had a hard winter but it's surprisingly hot here already. Yesterday alone was 90 degrees! I love the heat but my kids get cranky if they don't have a great way to cool off. The boat isn't yet ready, as parents we don't want to deal with the waterslide and we don't have a pool. I've seen these fun sponge bombs all over Pinterest and a few weeks ago I picked up some … [Read more...]

How To Make Your Own Bird Seed Feeders {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Now that the days are getting warmer and the sun is out longer we are constantly outside. We love it. We are outside first thing in the morning and we are out there until bedtime. We wanted to make your own bird seed feeders because we love finding fun crafts that can be for the outdoors. I have so many ideas and can't wait to start doing them all! This one is super simple and you probably … [Read more...]

Pirate Treasure Sensory Kit Goody Boxes for Pirate Party {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We just had Sawyer's 3rd birthday over this past weekend and it was so much fun! This year's theme was a fun pirate party! When it came time to decide on what to make for the goody bag I decided I wanted to do something different this year. We've been having lots of fun with Sensory Kits lately and I wanted to make them for all the kids under 5 attending the party. So we made Pirate Sensory Box as … [Read more...]

Green Sparkle Leprechaun Slime {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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Looking for a fun last minute idea for a festive Happy St. Patrick's Day? Try this Leprechaun Slime! It's simple to make, only takes a few minutes and lasts for many uses! Ingredients Needed: Bowl One: 2 Cups White School Glue 1½ Cups Warm Water ¼ Cup Green Glitter ¼ Cup Gold Glitter 20 Drops Green Food Coloring Bowl Two: 1⅓ Cups Warm Water ¾ Teaspoon of Borax (also … [Read more...]

The BEST Easy No Cook Play Dough! {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We are on a playdough kick around here, can you tell? That's because it is SO easy to make. It's a no cook playdough too! I've never really been one to let the kids play with playdough inside, and it's has been more of an outdoor play thing but not anymore. This playdough is so soft and easy to manipulate and takes just minutes to make. It doesn't get easier. I make a bulk batch and then the rest … [Read more...]

Homemade St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Gold Play Dough {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We have been loving making play dough around here. We love how long it lasts when we make it and the boys have really had such a fun time playing with it. We've been wanting to see all the different kinds of ways we can make playdough. In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day around the corner I thought I'd we'd make a fun Leprechaun Gold Play Dough. Making play dough is super simple. Way easier … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Gold Treasure Pirate Playdough Recipe {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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Anyone else have the winter blues? We're dying here in Massachusetts. It's snowing here pretty much everyday and every storm that comes drops 18 inches at a time. Sawyer is starting to get bored with some toys and I've been looking for ideas to grab his attention, this pirate playdough recipe was it! It's been a long time since I made my own playdough but thought I'd give it a try again but … [Read more...]