Penguin Valentine Hug Heart-Shaped Craft

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I love making holiday crafts with my kids. This Valentine's Day we have been remaking all the old crafts my other boys made when they were younger. We made a bunch of heart-shaped flower Valentine's for Sawyer's classroom and for his teacher we made them all animals made from all hearts like this cute Penguin Valentine. To me, this sweet penguin always looked like it was giving a … [Read more...]

Puppy Love Valentine for Kids – Heart Shaped Dog Craft

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I love making Valentine's Day projects with my boys. When Johnny was little, he would come home with the cutest little crafts from daycare. When I had my other boys, I always made sure to make my favorites with them. This heart shaped dog craft is always on the list. One year when Johnny was in elementary school, we made these for hi entire class in a smaller size. This craft is fun for all … [Read more...]

Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft for Thanksgiving

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  This Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft was perfect to get us ready for Thanksgiving. This fall has flown by. I can't believe Thanksgiving is already upon us. I wish we could say we've been out enjoying all things fall but we've started this holiday season off being sick. Sawyer has missed more school this month than we normally have from all three kids all year long. I knew Sawyer … [Read more...]

Reindeer Handprint Ornaments {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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  It's Christmastime! Have you decorated? I'm all over it here! We were at the tree farm cutting down our tree the weekend after Thanksgiving. I wanted to capture his little hand and thought these Reindeer Handprint Ornaments were a great way! I love this time of year and love having our home decorated with little crafts my children have made over the years.  SUPPLIES NEEDED: Brown … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Umbrella Preschool Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We have had a pretty dry spring which is uncommon here in Massachusetts but recently we've had a few long strings of rainy days. I wonder now how we survived the long winter months cooped up inside because just two days in we were climbing the walls. I needed a good umbrella preschool craft for Sawyer. I thought to help move the time along I'd do a fun rainy day inspired craft. I remembered … [Read more...]

The Mayflower – A Massachusetts State Flower Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We were recently challenged to make our State Flower the Mayflower and participate in a blog hop to Tour the World by Flower with Playground Parkbench and we thought game on! If you don't know the state flower for Massachusetts it is the Mayflower. Here is a photo for your reference: To make the craft you'll just need a few basic craft supplies: white construction paper small star … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Snowflake Rhinestone Gift Tags

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It's Christmas eve! Ack! Do you know I just started all my wrapping yesterday and I'm still nowhere near done! I'll be up super late tonight getting everything all done! Like always I wanted to continue my tradition of making all my own gift tags for all the presents! Since it's so late in the game I really needed them to be something simple and something I could make with basic craft supplies I … [Read more...]

6 Personalized Handmade Holiday Place Cards

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Wanna know my favorite part of decorating? The table! I love setting it up all decorated. Nothing over looked. Since I'm a crafter at heart and a paper one at that I love to step this up a notch and add a personalized touch with personalized name place cards for the holidays. For the actual place cards I cut paper to 3"x4"size and then scored in half for a 3"x 2" card. If you are … [Read more...]

Monthly Milestone Birthday Banner for 1st Birthday! {Craft Tutorial}

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I really wanted to find a way to take advantage of all those milestone photos I took of Sawyer over the course of his first year but I wasn't exactly sure what I wanted to do. I looked all over Pinterest and several crafty blogs but nothing really got me excited. Here's how I ended up with this cute Monthly Milestone 1st Birthday Banner! I started out by printing out all my milestone photos. … [Read more...]