DIY Fairy Gardens

DIY Fairy Gardens

Fairy gardens are just so darn cute! Large or small, you and your kids can create a tiny world to spark their imagination. Plus, it gets kids outside and learning about plants! I’ve got two examples of fairy gardens we’ve made, including a fairy house from sticks, bark, and scraps, a sign, and a birdbath. I also include a list of the plants we used. » Read more...

10 Engaging Nature Crafts and Activities for Kids of All Ages Keep them busy outdoors this spring and summer!

Nature Crafts and Activities for Kids of All Ages for Spring and Summer

The weather is warmer, the kids are getting out of school. Keep them busy this spring and summer with these nature activities that will get them outside, learning about plants, and having fun all in one! » Read more...

Make Your Own Stamps and Stamp Pads in a rainbow of colors... without paint!

DIY Stamp Pads and Foam Stamps

Who doesn’t love stamping? The colors, the designs, the simplicity of it all. You can leave as-is or color them in. And it’s fun for any age! But the cheap stamp pads for kids are thick and gunky and make cleanup a drag. Why not make your own ink pads in any color you want, without using paint? It’s non-toxic, in fact, it’s edible (that’s a hint). While you’re at it, make some custom stamps to go with your custom colors to create truly one-of-a-kind art! » Read more...

Do You Remember String Art? A great art project for kids and adults!

Kids' Craft: String Art

String art seems to be making a bit of a comeback, but with cooler designs and more varieties of colors than ever before! This is a great DIY project for all skill levels. You can make it really easy and abstract, or with a more precise, well-thought-out pattern. See our step-by-step instructions for an easy abstract work of art! » Read more...