Well, first of all, if you are wondering, "What is the pinewood derby?", it is a major Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout annual event where the boys get to build pinewood derby cars for a race day competition. It is a really fun way for parents and kids to get to bond together as they work on creating the fastest pinewood derby car. My son was in Cub Scouts for five years and we … [Read more...] about How To Make Fast Pinewood Derby Car Designs
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Tis the season for crafting...at least it is at our house! It seems like we do much more crafting this time of the year. It's mainly because we like making homemade gifts for relatives. This homemade ornaments craft for kids is a perfect and easy gift to give. Grandparents love to get handmade gifts from grandchildren! These Fingerprint Christmas Ornaments are easy to make but … [Read more...] about Fingerprint Ornaments Craft for Kids
We have a gigantic magnolia tree in our front yard and not until recently did I think to go out, grab some of those pretty green leaves and make a magnolia leaf wreath. Store bought wreaths can be quite pricey and although our wreaths aren't quite as nice looking, they were fun to make and pretty much free! I got the kids to join in and make Mini Magnolia Wreaths. These can be … [Read more...] about How To Make A Magnolia Leaf Wreath- Craft For Kids
I believe gratitude is essential to happiness and what better time to cultivate gratitude than at Thanksgiving? So I came up with an easy kids Thanksgiving craft that will help kids and/or adults express how grateful they are for the people in their lives. You can use these free gratitude printables as a holiday craft for the kids to do and they can then serve as table decor or … [Read more...] about Free Gratitude Printables- Easy Kids Thanksgiving Craft
If you are looking for a last minute quick and easy Halloween craft to make with your child, this flying ghosts Halloween decoration is perfect! It's zero mess and takes about 10 minutes total plus, your child will LOVE them! Grab your scissors and an old white sheet or old white t-shirts and get ready for some not-so-spooky ghost making! This flying ghosts craft is perfect for … [Read more...] about Make This Flying Ghosts Halloween Decoration With Your Kids!
We love crafting around our house and even more so when it is seasonal crafting time! Halloween crafts are some of our favorites to make. I scrounged around our craft box and suggested some crafts that we could make and monster crafts won! We decided to make Paper Plate Monster Halloween Yard Decorations. This craft is pretty simple and great for preschoolers or … [Read more...] about Paper Plate Monster Halloween Yard Decorations
My kids love the outdoors and it is starting to feel like fall around here! Lots of fun things come with fall...long sleeves, boots, crisp air and one of my kids's favorite parts...all the leaves!! Leaves are starting to trickle down and collect on the ground. I just love the crunchy sounds of the dry leaves, don't you? We decided to jump into fall with some fun and easy fall … [Read more...] about Fall Leaf Crafts Kids Will Love