Kiwi Crate Crafting Fun + Doodle Crate Review!

Eight-year-old Emma still talks about the Kiwi Crate we reviewed last year, so she was very excited when I told her we would be reviewing one of their new Doodle Crates – creative kits designed for kids aged 9-16! She was thrilled to find two canvas bags, high-quality tulip brand fabric paints, yarn, and instructions […]

Rainy Day Fun for Kids: Q-tip Challenge

I feel a  little strange writing about rainy day activities for kids given that I don’t even remember when I last saw rain, but I know that a lot of my readers ARE getting rain (and, apparently, even SNOW!) so this seemed like a good time to pull this Q-tip challenge rainy day fun for […]

Nurturing Creativity: Time, Space, and Respect

I have discovered three key ingredients for nurturing creativity – in children and adults. To be creative, we all need time, space, and respect. Last year I bought these wooden bird houses for my kids to turn into doll houses. My kids enjoyed the activity, but they kept their houses very simple. Lily actually refused […]