We love decorating our homes for different holidays and Valentine’s Day is no exception! We wanted to find a nice door wreath, but all we came across were expensive and rather tacky Valentine’s Day wreaths so we we set out to make our own.Read More
After the excitement, adventures and parties during the holidays, kids can experience a bit of a holiday let down as life gets back to “normal”. With a little planning, you can ward off the boredom with fun, inexpensive activities and crafts. A few we love:Read More
This easy craft is a great way to teach your child about gratitude while making a cute Thanksgiving table decoration. One of our two-year-old Kolcraft Kids had fun making the Gratitude Turkey in the photo above.Read More
Thanksgiving day is full of fun, food and football, but for a toddler that may not be her idea of fun. To keep your toddlers and other small children from getting bored while the bird is baking, here are some fun things to do with them.Read More
Election Day can be a confusing day for children, but with this fun, easy activity you can teach your child a little about our Presidential elections and why it is such a privilege for us to be able to vote.
What you need:
- Poster Board
- Non-toxic markers
- Favorite toy
- Paper for Ballots
- Big spoon
- Tupperware or a box for the secret ballot box. You can decorate the box to make it more fun and festive.
- Optional – Balloons, tissue paper or newspaper cut up in squares (scissors for adult use only) for the party.
Owls may be a Halloween icon, but they aren’t just for Halloween or Harry Potter fans! This fun activity and craft can help your kids learn more about owls & nature while having fun.
What you need:
- Non-toxic paint, markers or crayons
- 2 Paper plates (the cheap ones, not the nice “china” ones)
- Non-toxic glue
- Scissors (adult use only)
- Orange construction paper
- Book on owls (we love Owl Babies by Martin Waddell)