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20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

| July 31, 2017 | 9 Comments
20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

    Harry Potter took the world by storm in 2001.  Some of us may even have kids that grew up watching Harry Potter. We have had the pleasure to enjoy all the movies, books, and cartoons released through 2011 and to this day people are still going crazy over Harry Potter books, movies, costumes […]

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How To Make A Kids Bath Scrub

| July 7, 2016 | 20 Comments
How To Make A Kids Bath Scrub

    My kids are older, so gone are the days of making cute little scrubs or making them their own tye dye shoes. I still love doing crafts and baking with them, so I am always on the search for something fun to do with them. Browsing around on Pinterest one day, yes I […]

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DK Canada Star Wars and LEGO Star Wars May the 4th Activity Kits

| April 26, 2016 | 4 Comments
DK Canada Star Wars and LEGO Star Wars May the 4th Activity Kits

May the 4th is almost here! Why is this day one to mark your calendars? Well, it is the day Star Wars fans look forward to celebrating every year: it is an unofficial Star Wars holiday! Kids of all ages who love this of this galaxy far, far away can get into the spirit of […]

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Cinderella Host A Royal Ball Activity Sheets

| February 22, 2016 | 4 Comments
Cinderella Host A Royal Ball Activity Sheets

   Disney’s Cinderella is now on Digital HD, Roku and Android TV and they are the newest devices that came on board with Disney Movies Anywhere, alongside iTunes, Google Play, Walmart’s VUDU, Amazon Video and Microsoft Movies & TV! Disney Movies Anywhere offers consumers even greater access to their digital collections of Disney, Disney•Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars movies at […]

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The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave Activity Sheets

| February 3, 2016 | 3 Comments
The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave Activity Sheets

  Stomping back on the screen are the world’s most beloved dinosaurs in the new classic film, The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave, landing on Digital HD and exclusively on DVD at Walmart February 2nd! In this exciting and heartwarming adventure, young Apatosaurus Littlefoot and his four dinosaur pals, Cera, Ducky, Petrie and Spike, embark on an ambitious […]

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Make the Holidays Bright with #BLO pens! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 8, 2015 | 55 Comments
Make the Holidays Bright with #BLO pens! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

Crafts are always a great way to keep children entertained. It allows them to be creative, and there are so many different mediums they can use to express themselves. For kids who love art or to make fun pieces of art, check out BLO pens!   This nostalgic arts and crafts toy from the 90’s has […]

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Make the Holidays Sparkle with #Beados Gems! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 7, 2015 | 48 Comments
Make the Holidays Sparkle with #Beados Gems! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

Arts and crafts are great way to keep kids entertained. It is even better when they can use their creation once the craft is complete for even more playtime. Beados has so many different types of set for kids to create adorable designs. Their sets can even connect together to create one Beados universe!   […]

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How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

| December 7, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

    How to Make Money Selling Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods It has never been a better time to be a crafty or creative person looking to sell artwork or vintage items online. Numerous sites enable you to create a revenue stream from home. And, while you have the luxury of being your […]

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DIY Crayons…A Perfect Craft To Make Together!

| September 29, 2015 | 14 Comments
DIY Crayons…A Perfect Craft To Make Together!

I’m always looking for an easy DIY or craft that I can do with my kids. With the school starting, life has gotten busy…really busy. In the early days of September, our big guy was invited to a birthday party where the parents asked on the invitations to bring homemade gifts rather than presents. It’s always easier to […]

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How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

| April 16, 2015 | 19 Comments
How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

Fragrant bath bombs make bathing so much more fun and enjoyable. For this project, I used a small muffin pan, lavender pure essential oil for a relaxing effect and some purple food colouring for my desired color. But feel free to get creative! Discover other molds to create floral or heart shapes. Select your favorite […]

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Construction Paper Flowers Craft

| April 13, 2015 | 14 Comments
Construction Paper Flowers Craft

If you are looking for a simple and fun craft that also makes a great gift, then you will enjoy this construction flower craft. I got the idea from the back of a package of Crayola construction paper. These construction paper flowers are easy to make and are fun for all ages; and the best […]

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Paint Chits Art DIY

| July 21, 2014 | 15 Comments
Paint Chits Art DIY

Hey everyone, I’ve got a fun craft/project for you today. I know you have stacks of paint chits hanging around from when you were trying to pick colours for your house. Here’s how to turn those paint chits into an easy piece of art! Here’s What You Need – art canvas (I got mine at […]

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Party Supplies That Are Versatile and Fun!

| June 6, 2014 | 18 Comments
Party Supplies That Are Versatile and Fun!

I love planning and throwing parties. Since summer is just around the corner, there are so many chances to throw a party or plan an event! One of my favourite parts of throwing a party is choosing the party supplies needed for the type of party being thrown. When I can, I like to use […]

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‘Crafty Creatures’ and ‘Homemade Gift’ #Review and #Giveaway from DK Canada

| November 7, 2013 | 11 Comments
‘Crafty Creatures’ and ‘Homemade Gift’ #Review and #Giveaway from DK Canada

I received these books in the mail and was very excited!  They are beautifully photographed books filled with colorful and creative crafty ideas.  I couldn’t wait to dive right in!     I spent a few hours over my weekend flipping through and jotting down the ideas  for creating some really cool homemade gifts.  These […]

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Potpourri Bags – Made With Love By…. #Arts and Crafts For Kids

| September 23, 2013 | 3 Comments
Potpourri Bags – Made With Love By…. #Arts and Crafts For Kids

Now that the kids are back to school, it seems like the holidays are creeping up pretty quickly!  I can’t believe it, it seems like we just celebrated and it’s coming around again.  In our family there is always something to celebrate:  a birthday, an anniversary or one of the many holidays.  This starts the […]

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How to Make Your Own Musical Instruments with Your Kids!

| August 19, 2013 | 14 Comments
How to Make Your Own Musical Instruments with Your Kids!

  Running out of things to do on summer break? Why not make your own musical instruments? Here are a few ideas using things you already have at home. Your kids will be sure to have their own ideas as well. Anything goes! Turn on some music and play along with your little ones. They […]

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Make your own Groovy Beads for your Kids ~ Monday Arts & Crafts

| May 6, 2013 | 8 Comments
Make your own Groovy Beads for your Kids ~ Monday Arts & Crafts

Here is a fun rainy day craft to do. Why not make your own beads for your own beaded necklaces.  The one we made pictured below was so much fun to make and it was really easy. All you have to do is make the dough and shape it into little balls. The recipe is […]

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Make Your Own Puzzles ~ Monday Arts & Crafts

| April 22, 2013 | 7 Comments
Make Your Own Puzzles ~ Monday Arts & Crafts

Our toddlers love playing with puzzles and have mastered all the ones we have at home for ages 1.5 and up. Lately I’ve been trying to find more challenging puzzles for them but it’s tricky to find ones that are not too easy and not too hard. I’ve tried puzzles with Thomas the Train and […]

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DIY Foaming Hand Soap ~ Tuesday Tips

| April 16, 2013 | 10 Comments
DIY Foaming Hand Soap ~ Tuesday Tips

  Did you know that it’s super cheap and easy to make foaming hand soap? Here’s how! All you need is an empty foaming soap dispenser, some clear liquid body wash, and water! Pour 2.5 TBSP of your body wash into the soap dispenser. Creamy opaque body washes might clog the pump. Then fill the […]

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Fun with potato stamps! ~ Monday Arts & Crafts

| April 15, 2013 | 4 Comments
Fun with potato stamps! ~ Monday Arts & Crafts

I can’t believe I’ve never in my life made potato stamps! I’ve seen them a million times before and you would think that, as a homeschooler, at some point I would have made them with my girls. Well a few weeks ago we remedied this huge oversight of mine and made our very own potato […]

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Crafting – Mosaics for Kids!

| April 15, 2013 | 8 Comments
Crafting – Mosaics for Kids!

Mosaic is a technique of taking small pieces of stone, glass or other types of material and arranging them into a pattern or picture.  The small pieces are usually square but can be other shapes in order to make a picture as aesthetically pleasing as possible.  Mosaics were common in Roman and Greek cultures, and were used […]

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Pintimidating

Pintimidating

So I go on Pinterest and type in “Toddler Activities” to see if I can find some good ideas for things to do with Big Bro now that he’s reached the exciting, curious age of two. Some extra little things I could set up for him to keep things interesting during those days at home […]

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Black Light Bath Night!

| March 4, 2013 | 7 Comments
Black Light Bath Night!

I have been having the hardest time these days getting my toddler to take a bath.  She used to love to splash in the bath with her sister but these last few months it has been like pulling teeth.  Don’t even get me started on brushing teeth… that in itself is like, umm pulling teeth! […]

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Homemade Playdough

| February 20, 2013 | 6 Comments
Homemade Playdough

I had the pleasure of child minding my 4 year old niece.  My kids are much older now so I don’t have too many toys or crafts for that age group so we made some. I used to make homemade playdough & goop all the times with my kids.  These are my favorites recipes. Playdough Some […]

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