Here’s an easy craft you and your little can do in an evening! These watercolor mugs are quite popular on Pinterest and we couldn’t resist trying them out, seeing as how I have a “thing” for mugs. Here’s the first one I made: And here’s the Cupcake’s creation: With only a few items (most you’ll [Read More]
Easy Crafts for Kids
Generally speaking, kids have not got the longest attention span. Crafts for kids are best kept uncomplicated and quick to complete. Obviously the older they get, the more patient your little crafter is likely to get with the projects he or she is wring on.
Here are some easy ideas that you can use or adapt for your little one.
Today I’m featuring another talented maker from our November Craft Exchange. Ellen Rogoz made these fantastic geo-design mugs that are festive and perfect for a happy cup of cocoa, coffee, or soup anytime. I love the technique, how easy it is, and really pretty inexpensive. This would be a great project for even little ones [Read More]
I will freely admit that I asked a friend to borrow her child for the week. When you have an only, it’s a lot of pressure to perform 100% of the time. You become their best friend, caretaker, entertainer, and they become your shadow. It can be rather much when you have to do things [Read More]
I loved Shrinky Dinks® as a kid. I love Shrinky Dinks® as a parent. I was thrilled to see them make a reappearance on store shelves during a recent birthday party stock-pile trip. I snagged some for The Princess Cupcake at Toys R Us for what I now consider to be an obscene amount of [Read More]
Got Art? When I was in my college sorority (Shout Out to the Alpha Gams!) we had a thing called “Grab-A-Date.” The deal was, a date party would be announced a couple of short hours prior to the impromptu soiree and you only had that much time to go find a worthy – or not [Read More]
A lazy Sunday morning and Princess Cupcake crawls in bed with me. She snuggles under the covers and plops her shaggy head down on Daddy’s pillow and gazes deep into my eyes. I could stay like this all morning and am dreading her asking me for milk — which means I have to get up. [Read More]
Two year-olds will only allow you to be under the weather for a finite amount of time. Like an afternoon. Even the offer of unlimited Disney Channel and/or Sprout for a day loses its appeal after a couple of hours when you are a mere twenty-nine months old. No matter how long you suggest playing [Read More]