Over the years, we’ve logged in many hours in the car visiting family who lived several states away. On these long trips, one of my proudest creative projects has been my DIY Lego travel case. It’s been a lifesaver. Made from an old tin lunchbox, here's what you need to know to get started making your own.
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It’s winter, and snow is in the forecast. For parents of little ones, that may mean more inside time than out. Having a few materials and ideas prepared can transform long winter days into fun family activities. Check out these fun winter crafts that are easy enough for toddlers and require just a few supplies.
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Before the leaves completely disappear from the trees and winter is upon us, one of my favorite activities, which has become an annual tradition that I enjoy with my daughters, is making leaf imprints. Here’s what you’ll need to get started.
We all have them lying around the house - animal figures of every color, shape and size. More recently, we expanded our imaginations and uncovered 10 fun and inventive ways to use the animal figures you likely already have to continue encourage creative (and even educational) play.
Take a break from the cardboard craft ideas and start using your old egg cartons for the morning’s activities with your little ones. There are some seriously cute DIY craft ideas out there. For starters, we gathered up our 10 favorites, one of which is these adorable monster cups. But trust us, this is only the beginning!
With an after-school snack in place when my kids get home, my kids actually sit down for a few moments together afterschool, munch away, and talk. Suddenly we’re taking turns talking (because they have a snack while they wait). Suddenly my cabinets stay closed and my kitchen is empty. Suddenly, I’m relaxed again. If you’re looking to get control of the after-school chaos, here are 10 easy snacks to get you started for the week.
Selling lemonade on a hot summer day in front of your house — it's a rite of passage for children. If and when you get this question (and you will!), here’s our favorite recipe for homemade, fresh-squeezed lemonade.