LEGO Picture Puzzles

Fun LEGO Picture Puzzles

    We have had so much fun with these LEGO picture puzzles!  The boys and I just laughed and laughed at the combinations they created.  And the LEGO “puzzles” took only a few minutes to make once I had the pictures developed!   Here’s what you’ll need:  LEGO Duplos, Double-sided tape, an Xacto knife, and […]

LEGO-Stamped Gift Wrap

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We’re participating in LEGO week with several of our blogging friends!  This weekend our boys were invited to our neighbor’s birthday party and they gave him a LEGO set, so we thought it was only fitting that we created some LEGO-stamped gift wrap!   It is so simple and so easy, but the boys had […]

Rainbow and Pot of Gold Baskets

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A couple years ago we made some super cute fabric Easter baskets using balloons.  I made these every Easter with my first graders and it was a fun tradition to continue at home with our boys.  I thought it would be fun to make a miniature version in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, so we made […]

Lighted Shadowbox Nativity

Lighted Shadowbox Nativity

  My favorite Christmas decorations are Nativity sets.  We have a few Santa and Snowmen decorations here and there, but we have several Nativities.  I just love the simplicity of Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus in the manger.  And I love how a nativity reflects the true meaning of Christmas!   For this craft, I was inspired by […]

Feed the Alphabet Monster

Feed the Alphabet Monster

    I love being able to repurpose things that would otherwise end up in the trash.  And if you have children in your house, chances are the two items needed for this activity are plentiful:  bottle caps (from milk and other drinks) and a baby wipes container!   I shared this bottle cap sorting activity […]