Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

Lite Brite

There were lots of wonderful ideas shared last week!  Here are just a few... Learn how to create a light-up Christmas tree over at the Amazing Mess!   Mom Endeavors shares this awesome idea for turning your favorite family photos into popsicle stick puzzles! Not only did What's Fun Today create their own light table, they also made DIY light table letters and decorations from a … [ Keep reading… ]

Toilet Paper Roll Angel


Angels and toilet paper...shouldn't that be an oxymoron, or something??? This was a very kid-centered craft.  Big Brother loved putting the face on the angel and the glitter on its wings! Here's what you'll need:  Toilet paper roll, gauze (or you could just use tp), a craft stick, a yellow pipe cleaner, a coffee filter, and some gold glitter. Here are the step-by-step … [ Keep reading… ]

Why Do We Call it Christmas? :: Review and Giveaway (5 winners)

why christmas

*Sorry!  This giveaway has ended.* Have you (or your children) ever wondered... Why do we call it "Christmas" anyway (instead of, say, Jesus' Birthday)? Why do we celebrate Jesus' birth on December 25th? What does Santa Claus have to do with Jesus' birthday? Where does the idea of stockings hung on the fireplace come from? Why does Santa wear a red suit with white fur? Did Jesus … [ Keep reading… ]

Scotch Thermal Laminator for $16.99 TODAY ONLY


Today only (Friday, December 9th), the Scotch Thermal Laminator is only $16.99 as Amazon's Gold Box Deal!   This is the lowest price I have ever seen it! I have this laminator (bought last year on Amazon for $17.99) and I absolutely LOVE it!  I use it ALL THE TIME.  I buy the generic  laminating pouches from Sam's (a pack of 200 for roughly $20) and they work great! Go here to get this … [ Keep reading… ]

Kid-Friendly Christmas Tree


The idea for felt Christmas trees has been all over Pinterest recently, but my absolute favorite has been this version from Johnny in a Dress.  I love the simplicity of the triangle for the Christmas tree as well as the addition of felt presents at the bottom of the tree! This is such a fun idea because it works just like those felt boards you had in Sunday school...the felt ornaments stick to … [ Keep reading… ]