December 28th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
When I saw a tutorial for fabric-covered picture frames in the copy of Girls' Night In that my tween was flipping through, I snatched it out of her hands (don't worry--she's used it it!) and took it as my immediate excuse to stop cleaning the house and refinish a picture frame right that second
December 26th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
You probably know by now that I LOVE Star Wars crafts, so a review of Star Wars Felt?
Kind of a no-brainer
December 6th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe
Craft books make great holiday gifts for kids. A book is a gift your kiddos can open again and again for crafty inspiration. These are some of our favorite craft books for kids!
November 22nd, 2016 | by Becky Striepe
I think the perfect Thanksgiving crafts for kids are ones that they can do independently, are on-theme, and that don't make too huge a mess. These craft ideas fit the bill!
November 21st, 2016 | by Julie Finn
A brown paper bag journal is quick, easy, and makes a great writing and drawing surface! Grab a bag from the recycle bin and follow the easy instructions
November 15th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe
There are lots of ways to make slime (aka gak). Here are five options for how to make slime, with videos!
November 4th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
My kids and I are pretty into this craft book series from Quarto, the most recent of which (still in [&hellip
October 18th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe
Here's how to reuse a canvas, whether you want to completely start over or make a piece of found art your own
October 7th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Here's how to repair a child's ballet shoe, the quick and easy way. You can even teach your kid to do this herself, so she can fix her own ballet shoe next time it breaks
September 30th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Halloween is enough of a sugar rush as it is--no need to put even more candy, much less artificial food coloring, in your homemade treats and party food.
September 28th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Halloween crafts don't have to be all plastic and pre-fab; check out these 11 Halloween nature crafts for some green ways to celebrate!
September 27th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe
It's fall! And that means Halloween is coming! And that means it's time for pumpkin decorating ideas!
September 9th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
You can stain or paint your children's toys so that they're bright and vibrant, but then you're going to need to seal that wood stain or paint using a clear polyurethane sealant
September 5th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Some things you just cannot pass by, such as a great toy hiding underneath a gross one
September 2nd, 2016 | by Julie Finn
My kids and I love big boxes!
August 26th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Whether you're making some of your kid's school supplies from scratch, or you'd just like to personalize them, these DIY school supplies will make going back to school a lot more fun!
August 12th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Got some egg cartons taking up ALL the space in your recycling bin
July 27th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Summer is a great time to marshal the power of the sun to your will. Check out all the great solar-powered crafts that you can do on the next sunny day!
July 25th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Have you and your kids hit a summer crafting slump? Get outside and get crafting with these great nature crafts for summer!
July 20th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Don't know what to do with that dried-out marker or pen? Try some of these awesome upcycled marker crafts!
July 19th, 2016 | by Becky Striepe
Not all homemade instruments can handle an energetic toddler. These homemade instruments have stood up to more than a month of heavy toddler use and abuse
July 13th, 2016 | by Julie Finn
Whether you love sharks (and rays, because they're related!) as deeply as I do, or you're just swimming along with us like a pilot fish swims along with a white tip shark, check out the list of eco-friendly shark crafts below