Making String Art: A Great Activity for Third Graders

Emma turned nine years old this weekend, and one of her good friends gave her this Klutz String Art Kit. Emma was able to open the kit, read the instructions, and start making gifts for family members without needing any help from me. My favorite kind of craft kit is one where the kids can […]

Social and Emotional Intelligence: Teaching Kids Empathy

I find crafting to be an excellent way to spend time thinking, so I was excited to see Happy Heart Kid’s new crafty kits that focus on building social and emotional intelligence. We were sent their empathy kit to review, and my kids really enjoyed the activities that were included! Teaching kids empathy (and other […]

Creative Fun with Peekapak!

We have reviewed a few subscription kits now, and the Peekapak Storytelling Adventure Pak we were sent to review this month was definitely five-year-old Lily’s favorite! Subscription kits are a wonderful way for parents to make room for kids to get creative without having to stock a household full of craft supplies. I think they […]

Sibling Crafting with Crafters Crate

Crafting is one of our favorite family activities, and this week the kids enjoyed trying out a Crafters Crate that we were sent to review. Recommended for ages 5-10 and with four activities per box, this crate was perfect for our four kids to explore (Anna thinks she is five). I always enjoy watching my […]

Needle Felting Pictures

I have wanted to try needle felting for a while, but hadn’t gotten around to finding supplies and figuring out what exactly I needed to do. So, when Artterro asked if I wanted to review their needle felting kit as part of their brand relaunch I said “Yes, please!” I have written about Artterro products […]