1. Exploring Nature with Kids by Observing and Sketching

    After being more or less at home for 11 days in a row with sick children (we got out a few times to get library books and buy more tissues!)…

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  2. Pipe Cleaner Snowflakes

    Today Jordan's mom came over to spend some time with us and make some Christmas crafts.  We had a great time!  The first thing that we made was a craft…

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  3. Pattern Block Snowflakes

    Back in the fall, we made art with construction paper shapes made from tracing pattern blocks.  It was a lot of fun, and I was very happy with how our…

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  4. Make a Monster Knit Hat

    I bought these knit winter hats at Target this past weekend - on clearance for 50 cents in the boys socks/underwear department!!  We added a little felt (based on an…

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  5. Super Easy Q-tip Snowflakes

    We found this idea for making Q-tip snowflakes in this month's Family Fun magazine.  All you need for this project is Q-tips, Tacky Glue (my personal favorite for any craft!),…

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  6. Year End Scrapbook Activity

    We had a New Year's Eve party at home with the boys tonight! We fixed some family favorites - little smoked sausages baked in crescent rolls, green beans, cheese and…

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  7. Snowman Watercolor Painting

    Here is a fun activity to kick off the Christmas season! I can't remember where I got this idea, but the first time I tried it was when I worked…

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