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Camp Craft Idea: DIY Wood Necklace

Hi TT&J readers! I'm Taryn from Design, Dining and Diapers and I'm here today to share a fun Camp Craft Idea. I don't know about you, but I loved going to camp as a kid and I loved all the crafts! It was of course my favorite part! I'm going to show you how to make this easy DIY Wood Necklace and personalize it. … [Read more...]

Play-Dough Recipe [With Essential Oils!]

Here's an awesome gift idea - a play-dough recipe updated with essential oils! But this takes it one step farther: include the homemade play dough in a flat plastic box with a resealable lid - and a few fun farm animals. It's a great gift idea for moms with young children, especially with a new baby! This self contained play-dough box includes this recipe that's super easy to make and can … [Read more...]

Count Up To Christmas Interactive Advent Calendar – FREE Printables!

I got a little carried away with the FloraCraft Challenge this month. Here's another project I made using their foam. Check out these Christmas Advent Calendars! I love advent calendars. I have a ceramic set that is beautiful and since it's breakable I don't let my kids play with it. So I thought it would be fun to create an advent calendar that kids can play with and interact with. How it … [Read more...]

10 Minute Gift Idea – Tic Tac Toe Game!

Each month, FloraCraft has sent me a lovely box of foam and craft goodies (and thanks to them for sponsoring the post!).  This month they asked me to create a little gift idea. I thought it would be fun to make a little gift that's so fast and easy to make. And my kids loved playing with it!! This is a super easy and fun gift idea. Here's how to make it: … [Read more...]

Easy Paper Plate Halloween Masks!

I'm so excited to be a part of the new Michaels Makers team, sponsors of this post! This month Michaels asked us to make a costume idea for Halloween. And I thought it would be fun to make some easy masks. This craft is so fun to make with kids. My kids loved making them! I was surprised, even my 15 year old loved coming up with mask ideas. We had a great afternoon together getting … [Read more...]

DIY Lightning Bug Catching Jars and Free Printables!

Happy Independence Day Weekend, everyone! I am so thrilled to be back again at Jen's place today to share another fun printable idea! No other holiday truly epitomizes summer like Independence Day (Weekend). Cookouts with friends. Time spent outdoors. Fireworks. Even the lightning bugs venture out in the sultry summer night to put on a magical light show of their very own! Catching lightning … [Read more...]

Kiwi Crate — Kid Crafts and Fun!!

I love surprises! And what is cooler than a company that sends out a different crafty kit out each month for kids to use. And -- shhhhh, don't tell your kids, but the activities actually teach them too!! We had a great time testing out Kiwi Crate. … [Read more...]

Make Personalized Room Signs (Kids Craft)!!

  Spring Break is coming up soon!! Here's a fun kids' craft your kids will love to make that I shared last week on Mom It Forward. It can be altered for any age -- from small kids to teenagers. My kids range in age from 7 to 18 -- so it was fun to come up with an idea the all of my kids loved. We used Mod Podge for this project from Plaid -- can I just say that I am a huge fan of Mod … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting Tutorial {and 28 grateful activities}

It seems like Thanksgiving gets a little bit overlooked in the rush to Christmas crafts and ideas. This year I decided that I want to focus more on Thanksgiving and helping my kids be grateful for all of the blessings and good things in their lives. I had two ideas that I wanted to do, and then I thought -- why not combine the two?? A Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting. I think my favorite part of … [Read more...]

Make a Thanksgiving Countdown Tree {holiday printable activity}!!

 Wow am I excited to be here today! Most likely I will be looking at this page all day and doing a little happy dance. I LOVE Tatertots and Jello, so thank you so much Jen for having me!!! I'm Jamie from... THE LETTER 4 My three sisters and I run this little blog together. It's our place to keep in touch and share with each other now that we all live in different places. Each sister has … [Read more...]