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Art + Kid Crafts

Coloring is at the very top of my super-simple, go-to activities for keeping the kids happy and occupied. It’s a […]

I recently mentioned my newly rekindled desire to set up a tinkering/creation station in our new house for the kids. So […]

Top Image Credit (cropped, text and other photos added below): © Nicola | 04.09.11 | CC by 2.0 My son LOVES play dough. […]

It’s Teacher Appreciation week next week - do you have something special picked out for the educators in your kids’ lives? […]

Image Credit (cropped & text added): © Chris Parfitt | 05.11.08 | CC by 2.0 You know we can’t get enough of play […]

Need some great kid art and creativity ideas? Look no further. I’m super excited to introduce you guys to Rachelle […]

I love the look of luminaries, but they don’t just have to be for Christmas. With some inexpensive paper lunch […]

For many of us, the first day of school was this week.  How did you fare?  Today I’m excited to […]

Happy Friday guys!  This week I’ve got a quick and easy playtime activity over on eHow’s Mom Channel that I’m […]

Now that we’ve just barely finished unpacking all the boxes (inside at least – the garage is a different story), […]

Even though it’s not quite August yet, we just couldn’t wait any longer to post our latest Play Theme Cheat […]

Hi friends, how are you all doing?  To be honest, I’m feeling drained.  We started the week with my daughter’s […]

Happy Friday everyone, any big plans for the weekend?  We’re going to be bike riding, house hunting, and BBQing with […]

Between Freezy Peasy: Freezer Cooking Made Easy and Get Balanced: Nutrition for Real Life, we’ve been talking a lot of […]

We have two very special guests today, all the way from Singapore.  They’re stopping by to share with you a […]