These simple Christmas wreaths made from tissue paper, glue, markers, and paper bags were another library craft! I especially like Emma’s marker wreath (top left). Emma made the left wreaths (top and bottom), Johnny made the middle ones (top and bottom), and Lily made the top right wreath on her own, and the bottom one with a lot of help from me. I was surprised that Johnny … [Read more...] about Christmas Wreaths
Aren’t these advent cards sweet? We made them during our library’s weekly preschool craft time – one of my favorite weekly activities! The kids needed help cutting out the flames (at least in order to get them looking sufficiently flame-like for their critical minds), but Emma and Johnny cut out the candle stems themselves – and then got frustrated gluing on the thin crepe … [Read more...] about Advent cards
I made some gingerbread using this recipe, and then found a great pattern for a gingerbread house over at Chocolate on My Cranium. I like this pattern because you can cut the entire house out of a single sheet of gingerbread. I spread the dough out on top of some parchment paper on a cookie sheet, baked, cut the pieces out (in the pan), then put the pan back in the oven … [Read more...] about Make a Gingerbread House from Scratch!