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Painted Pinecones Craft for Kids

Ah, fall.  The leaves are changing, the crisp autumn air drifts through the windows, and quick kids’ crafts are just what your fall afternoon is calling for.  Take a walk, gather up some pinecones, and get to work creating some easy and decorative painted pinecones. If you are taking a Montessori homeschool or preschool approach, this painted …

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Thanksgiving Feather Headband Craft for Kids

As any mama of boys knows, boys play differently, act differently, and are just plain different than girls. When I brought up Thanksgiving with my tween-age sons, we launched into a discussion about Native Americans and Pilgrims. Naturally, their boy brains went straight to arrows and bows. While I put a firm foot down on …

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Paper Plate Fabric Wreath Christmas Craft for Kids

We have tons of fabric scraps in our craft supply bin, so I’m always looking for ways to turn them into something magnificent. When we were looking for a simple Christmas craft that would also serve as front door decor, this Paper Plate Fabric Wreath Craft was a winner. It’s easy to make and is …

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How to Make Reindeer Food for Santa’s Reindeer

I’m not sure when the tradition of leaving food out for Santa’s reindeer came into being, but it must have been sometime between when I was little and when I had kids. Or maybe it came about with the onset of Pinterest a few years ago. Either way, making reindeer food and leaving it for Santa’s reindeer is a …

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