Brighten your day with these beautiful paper Blue Morpho Butterflies! They’re super easy to make and I know you have everything needed in your craft stash. The Butterfly House is celebrating the blue morpho with Morpho Mardi Gras all through February and March 2019. They’ll have thousands of butterflies in the conservatory to amaze your kiddos–and […]
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 […]
Here’s a blast from the past! If you grew up before “screen time” was a thing, then you’ve made paper fortune tellers, or a “cootie catcher” when you were a kid. Or if you’re all left thumbs like I am…you at least played with one a friend made. Mitch came home with a paper fortune teller […]
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! (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-rific love for […]
Bring Minecraft to life with a simple to use paper kit, available at Walmart, Target, Toys R Us and online. Let’s get crafty! We bought the “animal mob” kit from Walmart for $10–a lot cheaper than I’ve seen it online. I’ve been reluctant to buy a kit since we can download Minecraft creations for free […]
Does your kid spend way too much time with Steve and the Creepers? Want to give him a break from Minecraft without causing a fuss? Then you’ll want to check out the following Minecraft paper toys you can buy or download! Let your kid take their mining and crafting from the gaming screen to the […]
I have boys, so as you can imagine, I’m pretty good at making a basic paper airplane. It’s a necessary skill when you have boys, allowing you to transform any scrap of paper into a quick, easy and free toy. I’ve entertained my kids on numerous occasions with this skill, sometimes by folding an old […]