Make this Mad Scientist from a wooden clothespin and have him do a real-life science experiment. A gummi bear will grow to 3x it’s original size in the Gummi Grow 3000! Get the full tutorial on Disney’s Imagicademy.
This finger paint is so easy to make from broken crayons and coconut oil. Get the recipe and full how-to on Disney Imagicademy!
For Huck’s Nintendo-inspired 9th birthday party, I wanted to make a real-life Power-Up Panel Punch Board just like the Power-Up panels found in the Super Mario Bros. Mushroom Houses. We did this instead of a pinata, and the prizes were the party favors that the kids took home with them. We saved this game for […]
I’m excited to announce the launch of Happy Handmade, a collaborative eBook filled with crafts to do for and with kids. The brainchild of MollyMoo Crafts, Happy Handmade features projects from 18 crafty moms from around the globe (myself included!). With clear step-by-step instructions, templates and patterns, there is something for everyone. From quick crafts to weekend […]
My sister and her kids came up for a visit last week and my niece Mei had a project in mind for me. She has wanted to make a handmade doll with embroidered features from the book Made By Me for quite some time. I have to admit that, at first, I wasn’t very excited about the […]
Thank you to National Geographic Kids’ Animal Jam for sponsoring this post! In case you missed my previous post about National Geographic Kids’ Animal Jam, it’s an online playground where kids can create a character, play games, and have adventures, all while learning about the natural world. When you first start your Animal Jam adventure, you’ll meet […]
It’s time for another Milo Makes! For this project, Milo wanted to try printing with plastic Easter eggs. I know. It’s June, but we have those thing around the house all year round! This one required some adult supervision, but he had so much fun experimenting with the plastic eggs and different ways that he could […]
Milo is a maker. The kid is constantly coming up with arts and crafts projects. I don’t prompt him at all. He just goes into his art supplies and he goes for it. I love it! He’s been asking me for his own blog for awhile now. However, since he’s a barely-reading and writing, not-quite-6 […]
This is a fun project that came about when my husband put a plastic cake dome over his face. I used the plastic dome of a store-bought two-layer cake, which was a bit too tall for this project. I show you how to cut it down in the first few steps. A single-layer cake dome […]
Thanks to Kroger for sponsoring this post! Visit Kroger’s DIY Easter board on Pinterest to get more ideas for Easter! It’s time for Easter baskets! It drives me crazy when I want to make a gift basket and the basket costs more than the stuff I fill it with. Especially with kids’ Easter baskets. This […]
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