One of the best things about Valentine's Day are all the lovely, fun, and amazing crafts and activities you can do! I've rounded up 15 pretty preschool crafts for Valentine's Day. Of course, these can be adjusted for older ages and can be done at home, at a homeschool co-op, Sunday School class, or … [Read more...] about 15 Pretty and Fun Preschool Crafts for Valentine’s Day
A few years ago my boys got really into making duct tape weapons. They used cardboard and duct tape to create some really interesting things! Recently, I got them one of the Warfare by Duct Tape books which inspired them even more! By the way, they wore these outfits to the Hobbit movies in the … [Read more...] about Duct Tape Weapons for boys
My oldest son just finished playing Charlie Brown in the musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." Since my three littlest kids were going to help usher and pass out programs, I made a Charlie Brown t-shirt for each of them. It's the easiest costume in the world to make, and they looked … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Charlie Brown T-Shirt Costume Idea
I shared a few days ago about the 1920's Roaring Twenties Unit Celebration that our homeschool group had. I bought clothes for my kids (and my husband bought a vest), but I decided to make my dress! The common dress we think of in the 1920's is the flapper dress, but ladies who dressed more … [Read more...] about How to Make a 1920’s Dress and Cloche Hat
There aren’t enough hours in the day, right? With work, helping the kids with their schoolwork, preparing meals, cleaning up after everyone and putting yet another load of laundry on, there’s very little time for sleep – let alone for DIY and crafting! But I know I look at the bare wall in the … [Read more...] about Ultimate DIY Bundle is now on Sale!
I learned a new word recently that starts with "X": Xylography, which is the art of wood engraving in order to print with it! Xylography is the oldest know relief printmaking technique. It started in China, and then spread to Europe. If you'd like to read all about what we did … [Read more...] about “X” is for Xylography–Making Homemade Christmas Cards