My kids love crafts. Literally LOVE them. But I'll be the first to admit that I am not a very crafty person. But, this Flowers Cards Kit is just so simple and fun -- I pulled it off pretty easily. It's always nice to make and receive a flower card from children, don't you think? With the release of Trolls on Blu-ray and the upcoming Valentine's Day holiday, this is a timely kids craft idea and very easy to replicate. Flowers Cards Kit Those little plastic organizers were only $1.99 at my local … [Read more...]
Hallmark Flowers: A great Mother’s Day gift idea!
It's May already. Wow! That means Mother's Day is coming up. I have a perfect gift idea for the moms in your life: Hallmark Flowers. Did you know that Hallmark had their own line of flower bouquets that you can send that special person in your life? I didn't know this until two weeks ago, when I had the opportunity to not only review a bouquet myself (how can you say no to flowers?) and send one to a special mom in my life. I choose to send a bouquet to my sister-in-law Melanie who … [Read more...]
Perler Bead Flowers are Perfect for Spring!
My Princess and I have been introduced to a new craft - Perler Beads; and we LOVE it! This last week, we've devoted quite a bit of time (it was her Spring Break) to making some fun Perler Bead Flowers and so much more. Like a mad woman, I've been searching the internet and Pinterest for Perler Bead templates and now we have grand designs to make handmade Perler Bead gifts. Isn't crafting with with girls so fun? Perler Bead Tips and Tricks Tweezers and toothpicks help to pick up these tiny … [Read more...]
Spring Lollipop Flowers and Handmade Card
While I appreciate non-candy Easter basket ideas and Christian Easter ideas, my kids obviously want candy in their Easter baskets. Who am I kidding, I honestly want to buy candy too - then I can sneak a few when they aren't looking. So when YumEarth asks me to review their specially marked packages of Easter candy and fruit treats, I couldn't pass it up. I mean, come on? I've got will power but not when it comes to YumEarth. So my only real problem is trying to hide all this from the … [Read more...]
Preschool Easter Craft
Last week in K4 Homeschool, we reviewed shapes and worked on cutting out shapes. We are still working on cutting this week as well. So when I saw this craft - Handprint Easter Craft - I knew it would be perfect for our homeschool time. A chance to work on cutting and do a craft is something my Princess loves - a fun easy preschool Easter craft. What you need: Construction paper Scissors Glue Stick or Tape Pencil Step 1: Trace your child handprint on colored construction paper. I … [Read more...]