Sunscreen: The Summer Necessity

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again – Can’t we just tattoo sunscreen on? Nothing kills summer fun more than wrestling your kids in an attempt get full coverage. Wait there is something that kills summer fun faster, a nasty sunburn. Sunscreen is everything I hate. Small plastic bottles of chemical soup that cost […]

10 Hands On Crafts for Kids

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Sometimes kids just wanna make a mess. Who am I kidding, they always want to make a mess. Here’s 10 super fun mess making homemade activities to satisfy the mess maker in all of us.   With the hot weather just around the corner or right on your doorstep water play is a great way […]

Homemade Play Dough: A Rainbow Of Fun

Is there anything better than friends who love homemade as much as you?     Homemade Play Dough       Recipe Type: Play Dough Author: Kristin   For playing, not eating. Ingredients 2 cups of flour 2 cups of water 1 cup of salt (plain table salt is best) 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil 1 tablespoon […]

10 Tips for Crafting with Kids

I know messes. Very well. I also know crafty kids. I’ve learned a few things along the way. If it’s not washable don’t use it. Keep food and crafts at separate tables. Let the kids choose some of the crafts. At the very least let them think they chose a craft. Always have a contingency plan in […]

Make Rock Magnets

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Post by Pam Weppler. Turn a regular afternoon into a fun-filled exploration to find the perfect rocks and make some rock magnets with your kids.  These unique magnets are useful and add some simple, natural style to your fridge or around the office! Things You Will Need: Rocks with one  flat edge Round Magnets (I […]