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    30 Fun And Educational Baby Toys You Can DIY In Your Free Time

    Baby toys, particularly educational baby toys, can cost a lot of money. Unfortunately, babies tend to grow tired of their toys or outgrow them so quickly that you may think you’ve bought them for nothing. Plus, so many manufactured toys can be harmful and contain chemicals and other materials that just aren’t safe for your […] More

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    30+ Fun Easter Crafts for Kids

    Easter has always been a special holiday to me personally. As a kid, I was all about the Easter egg hunt and the fun Easter crafts for kids we got to do. Now as an adult Easter is more meaningful spiritually, but that doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten about all those fun craft projects for Easter! […] More

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    Creative Things To Make With Sticks & Leaves

    I love autumn, when the leaves start to fall and everywhere is full of colour. We went out this morning and collected as many leaves, sticks and pinecones as we could find. The kids all love collecting things as they walk so it really helps us stay out longer and then when we get home […] More

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    6 Fantastic Art Projects for Kids

    You may have noticed I haven’t been blogging as often since we opened a brick and mortar art studio for kids here in Los Angeles.  Well, it’s sort of true.  I’m not blogging as much here, but I have been busy blogging over on Oriental Trading Company’s blog for the past year.  So if you like my […] More

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    40 DIY Wind Chime Ideas To Try This Summer

    Are you one of those people who has to have at least one DIY projects going at a particular time because you love the creative process involved and enjoy the artistic aspect of it? Then we are sure that you will love this article because it is all about DIY wind chine ideas that you can […] More

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    15 Gorgeous Flower Crafts for Spring

    Fill your home with the best thing about spring: flowers! Whether fresh or faux, these DIY flower ideas will bring the botanical beauty of a spring garden into your home all year. From seasonal floral wreaths and gifts (hello, May Day and Mother’s Day!) to decor and more, here are some of our favorite flower craft projects for spring. 1. Mini Bouquets These mini bouquets make […] More

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    How to Make Wonderful Flextangles

    Today’s paper toy, Flextangles,  is seriously the coolest paper puzzle we have ever made and judging by how many times you guys have downloaded our template you agree! Flextangles are part of our collaborative series STEAM POWER: Empowering kids to explore the world through creative projects.  The theme for this installment is COMPUTE! I’ve been itching to try making a flexagon ever since my […] More

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    Make a Paper Horse that WALKS!

    Here’s a fun STEM project – make a paper horse that walks on its own! A few months ago, I saw this really interesting project on Pinterest where you can make a horse out of paper that really walks on its own down an incline, and I’ve been wanting to try it. Well, our mandatory […] More

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    Six Paper Tricks That Seem Like Magic!

    You can do some pretty incredible things with a piece of paper. Today I have some paper tricks that are magical, really!  You can amaze your friends and family. There are 6 tricks, each one is pretty great. My kids were impressed! I love that all you need is some paper, scissors a ruler and […] More

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    DIY Kids Peeps Bunny Canvas Art

    My friends and I recently got our daughters together for a little Easter party. Inspired by the bright neon Peeps candy you can find at this time of year, the theme was bright and cheerful. More details for this fun-filled morning are coming soon, but in the meantime, I thought I would share the cute and easy […] More

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    Beautiful DIY Heart Friendship Bracelet

    As the month of love approaches, we thought we’d combine friendship and hearts into one Valentine’s Day themed tutorial: a heart patterned friendship bracelet! Using some candy-colored embroidery floss and your familiarity with the chevron friendship bracelet, you’ll be able to whip up one of these tokens of love in a heartbeat. Creating a heart pattern […] More

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