Last week I showed you Mitch’s Minecraft “diamond” helmet, so here’s the chest plate to go with it! We got it finished just in time to wear to Grant’s Farm Halloween Nights this weekend and it was a great success. Plenty of kids skipped up to Mitch and said they loved his costume! The armor […]
Crafts for Kids
Feeling crafty? Here's some of the great crafts for kids that Mitch and I have done! Maybe you want to try to make our Minecraft Spawn Eggs, Milk Carton Fairy Houses or a big batch of Electric Play Dough?
Mitch loves making up games with cardboard and markers and whatever he can get his hands on…he’s a cardboard artist! Today we’re going to share Ghost Bean Bag Balls, a fun twist on the old DIY balloon stress ball. These are great for fidgeting with or for adding Halloween flare to a beanbag game!
Every fall we go see the Great Forest Park Balloon Race because hot air balloons are just so dang pretty! This year I decided we could make a couple of our to float around the house! Well…they aren’t really floating…but if you use your imagination, you can see them drifting up, up and away!
Last fall my kid handed me a perfect fall leaf, all gorgeous gold and orange. Of course he wanted to save it, along with all the special rocks and wizard wand twigs he found, but I had to say no to the leave. It would just dry up and make a crumbly mess in some […]
Today’s Recipe and a Craft is a super simple, no cook homemade ice cream and fairy houses that you can make from the dairy cartons! Every summer the kids will remind me that we have an ice cream maker in the basement that we should really use. And even though it’s quicker to just buy ice […]
Mitch and I caught Cars 3 at the Galaxy 14 Mega Screen — in 3D — and it was fabulous! The end was a little surprising–I won’t spoil it for you here–but it was so much better than the 2nd installment. Cars 3 really got back to it’s racing roots! I know the movie has […]
Want to SPARK your kid’s curiosity about science? Then you’ll want to check out the Curiosity Cube, now touring St. Louis!
Take your Popsicle crafting game up a notch with a 3D frame that’s got plenty of POP!