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Great Ideas — 17 Summertime Kids Activities!

As summer continues on I find it harder and harder to motivate my kids to get off the couch and spend more time out in the sun. We all get that way: we take the warm weather for granted and miss it when it's gone! To help inspire you and your kids to get outside the rest of this season, here are... 17 Summertime Kids Activities! Outdoor Fun Kits @ Create. Craft. Love. Craft Stick Photo … [Read more...]

Easy Kids’ Activity Idea — Tablecloth Coloring!

Check out this fun family project to keep kids' hands busy — whether it's summertime at your home, family time at a cabin, or even a family get together anytime of the year. My kids have been on a coloring kick this summer, and that inspired me when I saw this fabric at IKEA! Here's what I did: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Summertime Kids Activities!

It's finally starting to heat up here in Utah, and the kids are all about to get out for the summer! One of the hardest things for me during the summer is keeping my kids entertained. To give you a boost planning activities for your kids this summer, here are... 20 Summertime Kids Activities! Printable Summer Journaling Pages @ Simple As That DIY Chalk Paint @ Sweet Little … [Read more...]

Kids’ Craft: Easy Foam Snowman!

Sometimes the best projects are the ones we do with our kids! With kid time in mind, today I'm sharing a fun, inexpensive winter project as part of the Floracraft Make It Fun Team. (#MakeItFunCrafts) This is a great project to do with your kids on a wintry day ... and it's something you can make inexpensively and easily. I used three cake forms from FloraCraft: Then I rounded up a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Summertime DIY Kids Projects!

My kids get out of school for the Summer in just a few days!! I can't believe it! I was so excited to see so many fun Summertime projects linked up! Here are 20 to inspire you! DIY Bubble Wand @ Hello Little Home Roll a Number Math Game @ Dolen Diaries  Easy DIY Kids Chalkboard Tray @ The Casual Craftlete    Firework Confetti Sticks @ A Pumpkin and a Princess  … [Read more...]

DIY Felt Birthday Banner Tutorial!!

Hello! I am excited to be here today at Tatertots and Jello to show you how to make an easy DIY Felt Birthday Banner. I'm Carrie from Kenarry: Ideas for the Home where we share ideas you'll find useful, including projects we've done, recipes we've created, products we love and other ideas you can implement at home. I thoroughly enjoy celebrating birthdays at our house -- cake, … [Read more...]

Make Luggage Tags – and a BasicGrey Hipster Box Giveaway!

We love family trips! Get your kids excited about travel plans by having them make their own luggage tags! The lovely people at BasicGrey (one of my favorite scrapbook companies) sent me some awesome materials from their new Hipster line and asked me to create a project. I thought luggage tags would be a fun activity to make with my kids and get them excited about our trip. These would … [Read more...]

Tie Dye YOUR Summer – Win a Party and an iPad Mini!!

Tie Dye and Summer are the perfect pair. So when my friends at I Love To Create sent me some tie dye kits - the kids and I had such a fun time creating some projects!! I Love To Create has Tie Dye Kits that are so SIMPLE!! All you have to do is add water and you can transform anything plain into AWESOME tie dye creations in no time! We took some shirts and tank tops and made some … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Scrap Paper Christmas Trees or Birthday Cakes!

Hi TT&J readers! I'm Stephanie from Somewhat Simple and I am excited to be taking over Jen's fabulous site for the day! The idea I have to share is super simple- just the way I like it! Not only is this an easy kid's craft that teaches them to sort items by size (the preschool teacher in me looks for the educational value- ha ha!) but this project also uses all those pretty scraps of … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Back to School Projects!!

It's the very last minute for some creative back to school projects! Here are a few of the awesome ideas linked up this week to inspire you: Back to School Pencil Wreath @ Sassy Style Redesign First Day of School Printables @ Nest of Posies Back to School Organization on a Door @ c.r.a.f.t. … [Read more...]