Category Archives: Crafts

DIY Minecraft Light Up Blocks (with free printable)

DIY Minecraft Light Up Blocks (with free printable)

Tackle some real Minecrafting with the kids by making a set of Minecraft light up blocks in Emerald, Diamond, Redstone and Glowstone! I’ve got a free printable to help you out–and a giveaway! (Just a reminder, Minecraft is owned by Notch Development. Download your copy here! This post is not sponsored, it’s just full of fan-o-rificContinue Reading

Kid Craft: Coffee Filter Parachute Guy

Kid Craft: Coffee Filter Parachute Guy

Have you ever picked up a dollar store parachute man that was a total failure? No matter how hard your kid tries, it just refuses to open up…and instead plummets to the ground in a tangle of pitiful plastic and string. I’ve got the answer for you: coffee filter parachute guys! They’re simple to make and a joy toContinue Reading

Kid Craft: DIY Crayon Caddy

Kid Craft: DIY Crayon Caddy

I don’t know who manages to keep their crayons in the original boxes–the darn things just end up dumped in a box. (Or is that just at my house?) We found this crayon caddy idea somewhere a few years back and blogged about it on the old St. Louis Motherhood blog. The old blog company,Continue Reading

5 Reasons You Need to go to Yucandu!

5 Reasons You Need to go to Yucandu!

No, Yucandu is not an exotic island in the tropics…but it is just about as fun. And a little exotic. Yucandu is the ultimate crafty studio for kids and adults to make fun and funky art. Yucandu is an “open” art studio where you can wander in, grab supplies and get crafty! No experience required!Continue Reading