Red White & Blue Glitter Slime

I think July is my favorite month. It's the one month my kids are all home from school for the entire month and our family probably spends the most time together just relaxing and enjoying each other's company. The kids asked to make some glitter slime, and we thought we'd get a little patriotic while we were at it. We love to make slime and make it often, so we had everything we needed … [Read more...]

Turkey Handprint Headband Hat Craft for Thanksgiving

  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...]

Rainbow Sun Clouds Paper Plate Craft – Fun Crafts with Mom

My kids had so much fun making these Rainbow Sun Clouds Paper Plate Craft. Any craft with paper plates rate pretty high on their list but this one seemed to include all their favorite craft products like cotton balls and glitter all wrapped up in one. For supplies you're going to need: paper plate school glue yellow tissue paper squares sponge brushes scissors cotton … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Paper Plate Spiders {Fun Crafts with Mom}

It's almost Halloween and I can't wait! It's such a fun time of year for me and the kids and I make sure to enjoy all of October to celebrate! The boys and I made these cute Paper Plate Spiders to get them in the Halloween spirit! SUPPLIES NEEDED: Black paper plates (I used large and small plates) Black chenille stems Scissors or wire cutters Hole punch Glue stick Wiggly eyes … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Mason Jar Flower Vases {Fun Crafts with Mom}

I am head over heels for the whole Mason Jar trend. I love using them for anything and everything but my new favorite are these DIY Painted Mason Jar Flower Vases I made! I found them on the Oriental Trading site and loved them immediately! Making them are super easy and the supplies are minimal. Supplies Needed: Pint Mason Jars Martha Stewart Craft Paints Satin Ribbon Paper … [Read more...]

DIY Rainbow Cloud Wall Flag {Fun Crafts with Mom}

This was such a fun project for us. You could use it for a St. Patrick's Day craft or as a rainbow cloud wall flag for a birthday party. Gavin loved being able to take a step up for the simple crafts and create something a little bigger too! I originally saw the Rainbow Cloud Idea on Oriental Trading as knew I wanted to make something similar for St. Patrick's Day. The one thing I requested … [Read more...]

Boo! Halloween Wiggle Eye Picture Frame Tutorial #FunCraftsWithMom

I think I pick my favorite holidays by how much I enjoy decorating for each one. Christmas of course is my favorite and Halloween is a close second. I'm not a fan of blood or gore but I love the fun side of the scary spooky and try to stick to that. Oriental Trading recently offered to send us some craft supplies for our new craft series and when i was looking at supplies I ran across their … [Read more...]

Mickey Mouse Meal Plates DIY Birthday Party {Sawyers 2nd Birthday Party}

When I started planning Sawyer's 2nd birthday party I really wanted to find a way to make as much of it myself if I could. Not everything needed to be big elaborate projects and having little ones that I could do in advance were really helpful. These Mickey Mouse Meal Plates turned out to be my favorite and were actually the easiest too. Sticking with the black, white, & red theme I was going … [Read more...]