Fine Motor Christmas Trees

Fine motor christmas trees

  After Christmas last year, I scored some great deals that I tucked away until this year.  Unfortunately, the holiday season has flown by and I have hardly had a chance to break them out…until today!  Little Brother and I used the pre-cut foam Christmas trees for a little fine motor practice (and a cute decoration). […]

Yarn Wrapped Snowflake Ornaments

Yarn-Wrapped Snowflake Ornament

    I have had it on my “list” for us to make these yarn wrapped snowflake ornaments for the last two years, ever since I first found these Woodsies skill sticks.  We have made other snowflake ornaments before, but these are very different from our puffy snowflakes.   In addition to being a cute ornament, […]

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 […]

Shape Ornaments for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Shape Ornaments for Toddlers and Preschoolers

  These Shape Ornaments were so simple to make and would be a great craft for toddlers and preschoolers learning to recognize shapes!  Little Brother enjoyed getting to decorate some ornaments for our tree while I was happy to sneak in a little learning.  :) Here’s what you’ll need:  craft sticks, Elmer’s glue, paint (which […]