Mod Podge Fairy and Fairy House

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Meet our Mod Podge fairy and fairy house! Inspired by elf on the shelf antics I have seen on other blogs, this fairy is watching over my kids this summer! She and her house move from room to room, and so long as they are using their listening, communication, and cooperation skills, she stays out […]

Cardboard Crafting for Kids: Cardboard Robot

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Meet Robota! Seven-year-old Emma designed this cardboard robot on her own. You may recognize the string of IKEA battery-operated lights that LiEr (if you haven’t seen her blog, drop by immediately, it’s awesome!) sent us that we used to create our cardboard space shuttle with a couple years ago. Add in a nose from our […]

Fun with Pom-Poms!

An embarrassingly long time ago, Quirk Books sent us a review copy of Pom-Poms!: 25 Awesomely Fluffy Projects (affiliate link). I had agreed to review the book because I thought craft-loving seven-year-old Emma would enjoy it, and I was right! So right, in fact, that she ran off with it as soon as it came […]

From Wooden Bird House Into Doll House with DIY Peg Dolls!

  A few weeks ago, I was invited to participate in the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores Cape Discovery summer crafting challenge. The kids and I are always up for crafting, so it seemed like a fun opportunity! They sent us a gift card to cover supplies and instructions to put our on spin on […]