Naturally Dyed Homemade Playdough

I've been making homemade playdough for years, but in the last few years, I've been experimenting with different ways to … Continue reading Naturally Dyed Homemade Playdough

Our Homeschool Room and Play Room Tour

We've lived in our 1880s farmhouse for about two and a half years now, and in that time, I've rearranged … Continue reading Our Homeschool Room and Play Room Tour

Keeping the Kids Busy This Summer

Summer has officially begun, and you may be thinking of ways to keep your kiddos busy. We use screens really … Continue reading Keeping the Kids Busy This Summer

15 Gifts for Crafty Kids

If your kids are anything like mine, gifts that encourage creativity are always a safe bet. They love anything that … Continue reading 15 Gifts for Crafty Kids

Pumpkin Craft for Kids

This post was originally posted over at Craftaholics Anonymous. I'm sharing it here today, because although I originally posted this … Continue reading Pumpkin Craft for Kids

Why I Let My Kids Help (even when I don’t want to)

"Can I help, Mama?" I know these words are coming as soon as I start to open the box. Sigh. … Continue reading Why I Let My Kids Help (even when I don’t want to)

Summer Fun for Kids: DIY Pool Noodle Sailboats!

For our family, summer = lake. We live near Lake Michigan (which is amazing) and we vacation every year with … Continue reading Summer Fun for Kids: DIY Pool Noodle Sailboats!

15 Ways LEGO Encourages Kids to be Creative

As a creative mama, I think it's incredibly important to encourage creativity in my kids. There are so many ways … Continue reading 15 Ways LEGO Encourages Kids to be Creative