October 16th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
Kids with parents who have the time and energy or money and energy to provide them with pre-reading supplies to enrich their learning shouldn't be the only kids who have pre-reading supplies to enrich their learning.
September 1st, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Packing a healthy lunch for your kid can be a challenge, especially on busy mornings. I am with you, parents! My kid's schools this year all start 30 minutes earlier than last year, and mornings at my house feel crazy short
August 23rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Want to make your kid some cute school supplies for fall? You need zero sewing skills to make this pretty fabric folder
August 14th, 2014 | by Talancia Pea
Could your school year benefit from some DIY organization? These hanging wall files keep things in order, and they're cute!
August 12th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Is your kiddo headed back to school in the next few weeks? Send him off in DIY style with these upcycled back to school ideas!
August 9th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe
Is your kiddo getting ready to head back to school in the next few weeks? Here's how to make a backpack out of an old pair of jeans
June 11th, 2014 | by Crunchy Scott
This awesome, upcycled twist on the classic terrarium DIY is a miniature rainforest in a bottle!
June 10th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
It's definitely worthwhile to spend the money on a few high-quality packed lunch supplies (my Klean Kanteen is practically an extension of my hand), but you'll be surprised at how many packed lunch storage solutions you can craft for yourself from eco-friendly supplies, whether they be natural or upcycled
June 9th, 2014 | by Julie Finn
I don't know where our lunch bags go. Do you
November 9th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
A healthy bagged lunch is as much about the packaging as the food inside. Check out these DIY school lunch ideas for a waste-free lunch!
November 6th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe
I know, when you think "school lunch ideas," you probably think food, but how you pack that food is just as important. This simple utensil wrap doubles as a cloth napkin, and it takes maybe 5 minutes to make
October 21st, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Make the Science Fair (or the Biography Fair, or the International Fair...) slightly less of a pain in the butt, AND save yourself a trip to the store to buy a cardboard or foam core display board, because crafting your own display board out of upcycled cardboard is so easy!
September 30th, 2013 | by Julie Finn
Want to get a kid excited about math?
Play math games! Kids LOVE games and puzzles, and they're great for cementing sophisticated concepts in growing little brains.
You can buy some pretty cool math games, sure, but as with nearly anything else, some of the best and simplest games are handmade. Here I'm going to show you how to build the upcycled cardboard number tiles that my kiddos and I use in tons of fun math games