One of my favorite ways to practice uppercase and lowercase letters with my preschooler is with alphabet matching activities. I have made quite a few different variations this past year and not only have they helped my preschooler to master her alphabet, but the matching aspect makes the activity super fun for kids! Every year . . . . .
Fall Family Fun
September 23rd is Autumnal Equinox (1st day of Fall), have you started fall decorations yet? This week’s Bewitchin’ Projects features are festive DIY decorating ideas for fall. We haven’t started yet as it is still swimming weather where I live. I miss seeing all the pretty fall colors so I make it a point every year . . . . .
Have you ever bought a bath loofah only to have it fall apart right away? I had two that fell apart before even using and rather than throw them away, I repurposed them into mini loofahs for making crafts. The first painting activity we made was a stamped apple craft. How to make the mini . . . . .
I am in love with these art party cupcakes! The edible paint palette toppers are easier to make than you think and sure to wow your guests with how creative you are. The cupcakes are perfect for an art themed party or social gathering including birthday parties. They are so colorful and fun-looking and double . . . . .
Have you ever tried making camouflage cupcakes? If not, it’s easier than you think! Plus, kids can join in the creative process by helping mix the colors and even add the frosting themselves. These clever camouflage cupcakes would be perfect for a birthday party. They could also represent military cupcakes to take along to Memorial . . . . .
Hi, I’m Amanda!
Welcome to our blog! My kids and I LOVE all things artsy. This is the place where we share our creative journey. A mix of kids crafts, play activities, & Mommy DIY....we hope you'll take a peek & stay awhile.
We are getting ready to head back to school in a few weeks, and have been reading several back to school books. One of the ones that my preschooler got a kick out of is *Pete the Cat: Rocking in my School Shoes. We happened to stumble upon a singing version of the book online . . . . .
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