Category Archives: Kid-Crafty

R is for Rocks…and more! | Adventures in Preschool

O goes to an AMAZING co-operative Preschool here in Houston, and Z still stays home with me. It’s been great, though ever since his third Birthday or so, he seems like he could use something a little more. So, this week, I’m starting a little daily lesson plan, for both kids, and I’ll see where that […]

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A Mom’s Day Gift Your Preschooler Can Help Make

I saw a cute tutorial on Pinterest last week – I quickly glanced in our cabinets and realized we had all of the supplies on hand for this really sweet and simple Mother’s Day Gift (original directions HERE). This Homemade Citrus Sugar Scrub is the perfect Preschool DIY Gift!  The Sugar Scrub recipe calls for: 1.5C sugar, 1/4C […]

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At the Craft Table | Using Natural Indoor Light in a Tight Space

The other day the kids and I whipped up this super-simple dough recipe:  1C inexpensive conditioner (use scented for added sensory fun) + 2.5C cornstarch It was awesome because the three of us could mix it up in one bowl, with our hands, no heaps of dirty dishes required (though Little Brother did manage to […]

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The Artful Parent + A Quick-&-Easy Veggie Snack

I have been reading this wonderful book, The Artful Parent, by Jean Van’t Hul… It has inspired me to set aside time for Art and Creativity with O&Z more often. My Aunt, who is a wonderful Artist and an Art History Professor (and a Mom) mentioned something a few months ago how, as parents, our creativity isn’t lost […]

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Busy Hands…Happy Kids

Most of our days are filled with these kinds of shenanigans… (Pics from iPhone…check out that stray piece of macaroni on the kitchen floor, haha!)… The kids love to run around and yell “Poof!” with their magic wands (or paper towel rolls), often getting pretty wild in the process. It’s so fun. My heart is so […]

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