Fun Homemade Gifts for Moms and Teachers

I love homemade gifts, so I was thrilled to collaborate with Kim of Live Over C’s to create QR code activity books that make great homemade gifts for moms and teachers. Kim collected our ideas and made them into a free printable book that you can download, laminate, and give as a gift. Each activity […]

Decorating Gingerbread Houses With Kids

We decorate gingerbread houses every year – sometimes we make a gingerbread house from scratch, but more often I buy a kit. I am particularly fond of IKEA’s kits – they come with the pieces of the house only, so you have to use your own candy and frosting. We used Halloween candy this year, […]

After School Fun: Paper Building Challenge for Kids

Six-year-old Johnny thought that two-year-old Anna’s torn paper collages looked like fun last night, so he built some of his own. Being older, he took it to another level, creating several 3D sculptures. This one was my favorite – it reminds me of Arches National Park. I thought that this would make a great paper […]