How to Make Paper Mache

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Anyone for Paper Mache?Paper Mache, or papier Mache, either way to spell it, it is a fun family project! The answer to how to make paper mache is easier than you may think. What do you get when you add water, flour and news print? Almost anything you can imagine. These are the basic ingredients […]

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Craft Ideas with common household items

Crafts with Common Household Items

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Craft Ideas Using Paper, Glue, Tape, Crayons and Markers Craft projects for kids are a lot of fun.  You can create lots of things by using simple items such as paper, some crayons and some glue.  Items ranging from hats, to books, greeting cards and bookmarks are just some of the many examples. Simple craft […]

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girls playing hopscotch, a classic outdoor game

Classic Outside Games That Never Get Old

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Playing outside is a lot of fun, and with enough space, the possibilities are endless. Playing some of the more classic outdoor games can never get old, and options such as tag, hopscotch, red rover, four square and duck, duck, goose have been around forever. For some parents, it may have been a while since […]

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Printable Mazes

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Our printable mazes are a great way to help your child improve their small motor skills while having fun. Easily printable, the mazes are great to take along on car rides, when kids need to wait for any period of time or just as a boredom buster around the house. You can print as many […]

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adjectives that start with A

77 Adjectives That Start With A

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Language is arguably the most powerful form of communication. People use words to not only share information but convey various forms of feelings and emotions. There are different categories of words performing specific grammatical duties. One such classification is adjectives. Adjectives are defined as words that modify or describe a noun. For example, such wording […]

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easy crafts with recycled material idea - tin can candle

3 Easy Crafts Made with Recycled Materials

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Making crafts out of old or used materials is a great way to reuse and recycle — think aluminum cans, plastic bottles, old shoeboxes, empty toilet paper rolls, unused fabric, paper scraps … anything, really. By making use of items that are no longer needed in fun and creative ways, not only are we being […]

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childcare learning

The 3 Most Important Childcare Questions, Answered

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After their new baby arrives, many parents utilize childcare — both inside and outside the home — so they can continue to work — or so they can simply have a little “me time” a day or two a week. If you anticipate you’ll want or need childcare after your baby arrives, the time to […]

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backpack with school supplies

Your Ultimate School Supply List: Kindergarten Through Fourth Grade

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Back-to-school means it’s time to buy a new crop of school supplies, but every age and grade requires something slightly different. And while every school and teacher may have additional items not found here, or perhaps they don’t require things that are included here, this school supplies list for grades kindergarten through fourth is a […]

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the summer isn't over yet! Here are some great ideas for cheap summer fun!

60 Days of CHEAP Summer Fun!

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Ahh… I feel like summer just started, but realistically, we have less than 60 days left to live it up! Having fun during the summertime doesn’t have to mean pricy pool memberships, expensive movies and costly theme parks (although those are fun). If I have extra cash, I prefer to spend it on things that […]

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Fruit Basket

Fruit Basket Game

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If your kids like zany, crazy games with lots of movement and imagination, this is a birthday party game for you! If you need to liven up any party, bookmark this page and come back to it as needed — the Fruit Basket Party Game is the best party game for all ages, EVER! Here’s […]

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free printables for moms and kids

Free Printables Roundup #2

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It’s time for another round-up of free printables for moms and kids! Hopefully, by the third round-up, we can give you a little preview of my filing cabinet and my collection of projects and free printables. This is one of my favorite posts to do because I get so excited about free printables. The internet […]

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build-a-burger Busy Bag! I love all these fun Busy Bag Ideas!

Build A Burger Busy Bag Printables

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As parents, we all have those moments when you just need to keep your little ones busy, happy, and occupied… In our house, we LOVE to use “busy bags” for these moments. These are fun and easy activities to bring with you regardless of where you’re heading. The busy bag you’ll find on the page […]

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Words That Rhyme With Good

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What words rhyme with good? Read on to find out, and also check out our short stories that rhyme with good. They’ll inspire you to write your own! Words That Rhyme with Good Could Should Hood Would Wood Stood Unlikelihood Misunderstood Understood Boyhood Childhood Short Stories That Rhyme with Good Each day, Davis would go […]

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Where to find Printable Disney Coloring pages for FREE!

Free Printable Disney Princess Coloring Pages

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My girls could color for days. In fact, they do. I just recently discovered a bunch of sites where you can get Disney Princess Coloring pages for FREE! How awesome is that? I love being able to print Disney Princess Coloring pages before we are headed off to church, or a restaurant, or catching a […]

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ROBOT Play Dough Games for kids

ROBOT Play Dough Game Printables- These are the cutest little guys!

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These little guys will help your child learn hand-eye coordination, colors, molding, new vocabulary (antennas, buttons, claws, etc…) and shapes. I hope this is fun for you and your child. I know that my kids are absolutely crazy about these cute robots! When playing the game, read the instructions on the sheet with the original […]

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Cars Quiet Book Parking Lot Page

Cars Themed Printable Quiet Book

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Today is a big day. This might be my favorite quiet book theme to date! I LOVE this cars quiet book so much! I guess it’s more a “vehicles” quiet book, or “things that go” themed quiet book, since not all of the pages are cars. If you are new to our quiet books, you […]

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How to make a really easy Sticker Pad Quiet Book Using Melissa & Doug Stickers

Super Easy Sticker Pad Quiet Book

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You guys….I have been meaning to make these sticker pad quiet books for over a year now and I finally did it. They were SO FAST and EASY to make! I really like the idea of the Melissa and Doug Sticker pads, but the pads fall apart too easily and the pages and stickers get […]

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Monster Play Dough Activity Mats

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Our play dough mats are such a hit at our house that we just had to create another version of them: MONSTER PLAY DOUGH ACTIVITY MATS! Aren’t they adorable?? Monster Play Dough Activity Mats Want a silly, fun and creative way to use your play dough? These little Monsters are a huge hit at our […]

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The best DIY Disneyland Autograph Books

The BEST DIY Disneyland Autograph Books

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Getting Autographs from your favorite Characters at Disneyland is a MUST! But, wouldn’t it be more fun to have a memory of that moment attached to the scribbled name? I have the perfect solution! Polaroid Snap Touch helps make the BEST DIY Disneyland Autograph Books.  We took this Polaroid camera with us one our vacation […]

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how to make lip gloss the cheap and easy way (not to mention all-natural)

How to Make Lip Gloss (Better Than Burt’s Bees)

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How would you like to know how make lip gloss (and save lots of money)? This is the place to find easy DIY Lip gloss instructions! DIY tutorial: How to Make Lip Gloss Who doesn’t want a natural way to soften lips? With all the crazy chemicals everywhere it is nice to revert back to […]

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Boarding Pass Printable Ticket Template

Free Boarding Passes: Printable Tickets Template

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If you’re looking for a printable tickets template for surprising someone with a vacation or trip of some sort, you have come to the right place! Whether it’s a surprise vacation for the husband, or a surprise vacation for the kids, these printable tickets are fun way to start the adventures! If you read our […]

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Counting Activities With Play Dough Activity Mats!

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As requested, we’ve made some more play dough mats, and these counting activities are especially endearing.. I am so happy you and your little ones are enjoying these because I love making them! I have been giving them as gift with a set of Play doh containers. They were a big hit!  Counting Activities Using […]

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Teach children how to clean their room with Bedroom Cleaning Checklist

Printable Bedroom Cleaning Checklist For Kids

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Looking for a bedroom cleaning checklist to help you kids know when they are finished cleaning their room? If you have experienced your children telling you multiple times that their room is clean, only to find multiple tasks undone, this checklist will help solve that problem. This particular bedroom cleaning checklist has an easy list […]

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