January 1st, 2015 | by Julie Finn
Not only are chia seeds great for you, and easy to incorporate into tons of healthy, delicious recipes, but their ability to sprout and grow in the blink of an eye, in less than ideal circumstances, makes them a lot of fun for you and the kids to play with, too
September 10th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Check out these grape and toothpick sculptures from The Artful Parent!
September 3rd, 2014 | by Julie Finn
You can sculpt with them, pose them on any surface, and they're re-usable, so when you're done just unstick and unbend them and put them away for next time
July 1st, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Frontier Dreams uses the same kite paper and origami folding techniques of traditional Waldorf window stars to make these themed 4th of July ones
June 11th, 2014 | by Bonnie Getchell
Turn bottles and canisters from your recycle bin into DIY toys for your children!
May 19th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Let your kid make herself her very own bug barn using this simple tutorial
April 19th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
What is it about babies that makes us want to shower them with gifts? I can't resist cute baby things, but my inner green crafter tsks at those consumerist impulses. When I can I try to make things for my little guy instead of buying, and I bet that I'm not the only crafter that does that! Need some ideas for DIY baby toys to keep your kiddo entertained without hurting the planet? Try some of these tutorials!
April 16th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Got an old pill bottle handy? Here's how to turn it into a simple plush DIY baby toy that rattles!
November 26th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
What else can your kid do with her old, outgrown building blocks?
She can draw with them!
October 10th, 2010 | by Julie Finn
A pinwheel is a gentle, natural, peaceful autumn toy that you can help a child make out of his or her own watercolor drawing and a straight twig fallen from your favorite tree