Eyedropper Art
Crafts

Eyedropper Art

It’s a quick filler activity for those times when our schedule gets disrupted, or baby is about to wake up from a nap and there is no point in starting a longer craft session/ board game, or even when a war over toy is brewing between the siblings and I need to quickly switch their focus.…

How to make the Imperial Russian Crown
Crafts

How to make the Imperial Russian Crown

Crowns have been around since prehistoric times. If you wonder why look at the animal kingdom.  Lion’s mane.     Photo Credit: Kevin Pluck/Wikimedia Commons  Deer’s antlers.     Photo credit: Bill Ebbesen/Wikimedia Commons  Hoopoe’s crown of feathers.     Photo Credit: J. M. Garg/Wikimedia Commons Russian Boyars   Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons  There is something majestic about impressively…

Ooey-Gooey Fun
Art

Ooey-Gooey Fun

    If you are looking for a quick, fun activity with relatively little clean up then try our Ooey-Gooey art.  My kids love to play with stuff they can moosh (is it even a word?) and squash with their bare hands, but if your kids are squeamish about having to touch stuff that is sticky,…

Rainbow Rain
Art

Rainbow Rain

  We have had our share of spring showers this year.  One day watching the raindrops sliding down the kitchen windows my 6-year old exclaimed, “Imagine if each rain drop was a different color!”  So, we decided to do just that – create a rainbow rain!   For this project you need an easel and…