Make Shopping Fun with your Little One!

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Sawyer picking out Hamburger Helper at    Walmart

Most people look for every opportunity to go shopping without children but I'm the oddball who waits and goes with mine. Sawyer is my little sidekick and behaves well and I enjoy his company, so I always figure why spend my free time on errands? Make shopping fun for little ones too! We just had our Walmart transformed into a Super Walmart last year and it's been so helpful on getting everything … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Umbrella Preschool Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Rainy Day, Preschool Craft

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 thought to help move the time along I'd do a fun rainy day inspired craft. I remembered seeing a cute project one of my awesome contributors show … [Read more...]

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

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Have a Summer Water War with these DIY Sponge Bombs

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...]

Make Your Own Dollar Store Party Backdrop {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Make Your Own Dollar Store Party Back Drop {Fun Crafts with Mom}

It had been a few years since I had been to the facility that we had Sawyer's 3rd Birthday Party at and I wasn't really sure what the room was going to look like. In the past the decor of the pizza place we were using wasn't pretty at all and I really wanted to make sure I had some great photos from this party. I saw some really awesome fabric and photographer backdrops I could get but I really … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Photo Booth Props for your Pirate Birthday Party {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Make Your Own Photo Booth Props for your Pirate Birthday Party {Fun Crafts with Mom}

In the fall I received a Silhouette Portrait machine and was so excited but it was right as we began the remodeling of my office/craft room and the box got put into storage. Then when it came to planning out Sawyer's Pirate Themed Birthday Party I knew my Silhouette would be a big help and went searching for it. I have a Prepaid Subscription to the Design Store which I love because whenever … [Read more...]

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

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Pirate Ship Sensory Kit Goody Boxes for Pirate Party

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. I bought the plastic … [Read more...]

Mess Free Finger Painting for Toddlers {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Sawyer loves his Mess free Finger painting!

With my big focus on getting away from all the screens in the house I wanted to do something fun that didn't get messy. Thing is when you are working with toddlers messy kinda comes with the territory. As much as we love our sensory bins they do get messy at times. I have seen a few painting ideas on Pinterest and thought I'd give my own version a try. Supplies are super simple and are … [Read more...]

How We Celebrated Halloween 2014 #WW

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2014 Halloween Gavin Ghost

I hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween! I can't believe another Halloween has passed! We had a whole week of holiday fun! First we had the challenge of getting Sawyer to put on his Halloween costume. Of course with his deep love of Mickey we only thought it would be fitting that he get a Mickey costume. We found this awesome one at Babies R Us! How cute is he once he was convinced putting it … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Apple Trees {Toddler Friendly #Craft} PLUS, Announcement!

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Make Your Own Apple Tree {Toddler Friendly #Craft} momspotted.com #applecraft #toddlercraft #appletree

We're about to go apple picking soon and I thought a fun way to get Sawyer excited about it would be to make a fun craft! This craft is a bit on the time-consuming side but only because you have to wait for things to dry. Other than that it's pretty easy and fun for everyone at any skill level. To get started you'll need a few things. White Plate Cardboard Strip Green Paint Brown … [Read more...]

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