Weekend Giveaway: Sand Art

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*This giveaway is now closed.  Check back for more great giveaways.*   CraftProjectIdeas.com is showing the love this February with lots of fun giveaways!   We had the fun opportunity of trying out the Made by Me Sand Art kit this past week.  I was slightly apprehensive for obvious reasons, but Big Brother and I had a great time doing 2 of the bottles together (we're … [ Keep reading… ]

Five Ways to Retell a Story with Your Toddler or Preschooler

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Guest Post by Dawn of Toadally Tots “Again, Mommy, again!” Our little ones often squeal with delight over having their favorite story read over and over (and over!) again. While there is nothing more delightful than to listen to our three year old retell a story, unlike her, I grow weary of hearing or telling the same story a hundred times. So, how can you spice it up and keep things … [ Keep reading… ]

The ‘Green’ Version of the ABC Printable Scripture Cards

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I updated the ABC printable scripture cards so that they could be printed on both the front AND back of each piece of cardstock.  This will take a little bit of effort on your part to ensure that the paper gets fed into your printer correctly (and facing the right direction).  You also must select 'reverse page orientation' on the back sides ONLY of each page when you are printing it.  If you … [ Keep reading… ]

Pretend Play: Valentine Cookie Bakery

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I can't take credit for this idea:  Valerie from Frugal Family Fun is the genius behind this fun pretend play activity!  I was motivated to make these felt cookies because we are in charge of Parents Night Out at our church this Saturday and I needed to come up with some activities for the kids to do.  I thought it would be something that the girls especially would enjoy. I let Big Brother try … [ Keep reading… ]

Vote for Your Favorite ‘Hey Girl’ Photo

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I LOVED getting to see all the awesome, creative, funny, and heartfelt photos you have shared with me!  Prince Charming and I have laughed and laughed at all of the captioned pictures! After spending WAY too much time perusing these photos...here are the top 10 11* finalists for the 'Hey Girl' Photo Contest (in no particular order).  Choosing the top 10 11* was way harder than I EVER thought it … [ Keep reading… ]

T is for Tent

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It has been a while since we've done an alphabet craft, but since we're sticking with our camping theme, I thought it would be fun to do a tent craft with the letter "t".  I chose to do the lower-case 't', solely because it fit better in the tent shape than the capital "T"!  :) Here's what you'll need:   paper, scissors, and a glue stick.  I used some decorative scrapbook paper that I already … [ Keep reading… ]