Halloween Thumbprint Spiders Activity

Trisha’s Halloween Thumbprint Spiders Activity My name is Trisha and I am a creative mom blogger over at MomDot. Jen has very kindly allowed me to write a quick article for all of you and introduce myself! I hope that if this article helps you in any way and you enjoy this type of content, you come over and say hi to my on my blog. Now lets get started- While I know some are being negative ninnys about the {Read More}

Dollar Store Craft: Four Leaf Button Clovers

Looking for an easy St. Patrick’s Day craft to do with the kids? This cute Four Leaf Button Clovers craft my friend Katie came up with easy and fun to do with the family. You don’t have to be particularly crafty (even I can make this one) or spend a lot of money on supplies to create a little festive holiday decor with your kids to display around the house. Most of the materials used for this craft can be {Read More}

Preschool Activity: Painting With Trucks

Painting with trucks is one of those super easy preschool activities I wish I would have thought of myself. Luckily, Levi’s preschool teachers are awesome and introduced me to this fun art project earlier this week. The premise is simple enough for any parent to recreate this easy preschool art project at home. Simply gather up your paints, trucks, and paper, and let your child’s imagination take the driver’s seat! As a head’s up, I’ve included a few affiliate links {Read More}

Preschool Activity: Paper Straw Necklace

I wasn’t a fan of paper straws until I discovered this cut and string necklace activity with Levi. It allows preschool kids to practice their cutting skills, pincer grasp (important for writing), pattern recognition, and hand-eye coordination during stringing. The great thing about using paper straws is that they’re inexpensive and provide resistance so your child gets some deep muscle stimulation while cutting them. We found these at the dollar store in a several festive designs, and used ribbon as {Read More}

DIY Edible Marshmallow Finger Paint

Kids love to paint and they also love marshmallows. So why not put the two together for a simple, edible finger paint? In just a few simple steps you can make your own edible and easy marshmallow finger paint, perfect for crafting your own works of art. DIY Edible Marshmallow Finger Paint Supplies 2 Cups marshmallows (regular size) 1 Tbsp corn syrup Assorted food coloring Multiple microwave safe bowls Spoons Directions Start by adding a few drops of food coloring & {Read More}

Am I getting better at Halloween crafts? #StarburstCandyCorn

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for┬áStarburst. I received product samples to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. Two years ago I attempted my last Halloween craft. I tried to make a ghost out of modge podge and Kleenex and a purple plate. Stuff like that reminds me why I’m not a craft blogger. Then I remember how much I absolutely LOVE to get crafty and have fun. Whether {Read More}

Crafts Are For Big Kids, Too

For my dad’s birthday this past May, I decided it would be fun to do an arts and crafts project, not just with Levi, but also with the big kids, too. (Big kids = my grandma, my brother, Jason, and myself.) Before dinner, I covered the entire table with newspaper. My grandma thought it was an excuse for having a dirty tablecloth or something, but I told her it was a surprise. After we ate, I brought out paper, paintbrushes, {Read More}