Craft Corner: Borax Snowflakes

As winter quickly approaches this fun science project is a great way to spend a cold afternoon inside. Use pipe cleaners to create custom snowflake shapes or long, straight icicles that will magically crystalize overnight with only two easy household ingredients. Supplies Borax laundry detergent booster Pipe cleaners (white or different shades of blue) String…
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Mother’s Day Crafts

Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Kids Still not sure what to do for the special woman in your life on Mother’s Day? Use your DIY skills to create one of these cool Mother’s Day craft ideas. Photo via Martha Stewart When it comes to Mother’s Day, do you and your children like to take time to…
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Make your own Mask

Originally Published on Supplies Needed Mask 1 is fitted, with 2 layers of fabric and a pocket between them for an optional filter (see research links for info on filters). It is held on by elastic ear loops. Elastic can also be threaded to fit around the head. Mask 2 is fitted, with 2…
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Spring Craft: Origami Tulip Bouquets

These adorable folded flowers will make a great mother’s day or father’s day present! Check out the full instructions here.
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Crafty Storage

Keeping your child’s crafts and awards throughout the years is important. Instead of getting a tote to fill up, a fun twist is using a cardboard box with a lid. At the beginning of each school year, get a cardboard box (like the boxes printer paper comes in) and all your art supplies. Have your…
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DIY Lavender and Chamomile Bath Bombs

     As 2016 begins, a good new year resolution to have is finding ways to combat the symptoms of stress. Two popular, and effective, ingredients to help combat stress, and its symptoms, are lavender and chamomile.      Lavender is native to parts of northern Africa and the Mediterranean. Historically, people used it when…
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7 Recycled Crafts for Summer

Use these common household items to create something new and fun! We’ve rounded up our favorite recycled crafts for summer- perfect for a rainy day or when the heat just won’t let up. 1. Milk Jug Garden Planters Eyes On Nature shared how they turned their 1/2 gallon milk jugs into the perfect flower planters…
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Save This, Buy That: Valentines!

School is Cool! $0.32 per valentine • Goldfish crackers • Cardstock Paper • Plastic Baggies 1.Cut cardstock in a medium sized circle, coloring the bottom 3/4 blue. 2.  Place circle inside plastic bag, and pour in a small serving of crackers. 3. Use twist tie or ribbon to close the bag. You Rock! $0.23 per…
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