Confession: I still have a tiny Star Wars poster I made with Shrinky Dinks when I was 12. I traced it off a post card sized Star Wars poster. It was soooooo cute. Yeah, I love Shrinky Dinks. And I still do. Shrinky Dinks are harder to find these day, but well worth the special […]
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?
All the toy outlets are going nuts trying to sell us toys for a movie we haven’t even seen yet! Yikes! Why do they do that? Personally, I’m going to wait on these new characters until I know who the heck they are. Until then, let’s save some money and do a little Jedi DYI […]
We’ve scoured the web for some of the best and easy Star Wars crafts for kids to make. May the Force Be With You! Easy Star Wars Crafts for kids STAR WARS ACTIVITY BOOKS I found a TWO totally free, totally official Star Wars Activity books you can print out! Star Wars hosted a “Star Wars […]
My kids have a lot of fun with their Nerf guns, but the fun wears thin when they start shooting at me. That’s why I like to set up a target range for them…outside. Why waste money on battery operated Nerf target games when you can let the kids build their own shooting range?
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 […]
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 […]