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Kolcraft Mom Monday!

Our Kolcraft Moms have had a super busy week full of fascinating blog posts! Just in case you have missed any of them, here are a couple of our favorites! • Happy Strong Home’s Julie reviewed her kid’s favorite bear themed books in honor of Teddy Bear Picnic Day! We’re Going On a Bear Hunt […]

Sidewalk Splat Painting

If you have kids that LOVE to do crafts and try new things this activity is the right one for you! Homemade chalk/paint is fantastic because it is inexpensive to make, and there are endless ways to play. Materials Needed for this Activity • Party balloons (or water balloons) • A Pumponator (or an old […]

Throwback Thursday: Perler (Hama) Beads

Hama Beads are one of my favorite crafts that I did when I was little. Getting new pegboards and different colored beads used to be the highlight of my day. They are a great craft to do with your child! You can buy Hama Beads at almost any craft store! All you need is beads, […]

4th Trimester Bodies Project, Part II

(Beth, her Mother, and daughter posing for 4th Trimester Bodies Project) Kolcraft: How did your significant other & other family react when you said you wanted to be part of it? Beth: My husband was very supportive of my decision to be a part of this amazing project. When I got the call from Ashlee […]

4th Trimester Bodies Project, Part I

4th Trimester Bodies Project is a photo series that celebrates mother’s bodies after childbirth. Photographer and mother, Ashlee Wells Jackson is “dedicated to embracing the beauty inherent in the changes brought to our bodies by motherhood, childbirth and breastfeeding.” Ashlee and her partner Laura Weetzie Wilson have photographed around 450 women within the past year. […]