My child is in pre-school. Because, while I truly wish I could spend my days with him, I work, my husband works, and we aren’t allowed to have our child with us on the job. So, off to pre-school he goes. After work, we prepare dinner, we spend time together as a family, we have bath time, story time, you get the picture. Once a week we have Martial Arts. It’s probably a lot like many of YOUR days and weeks. You probably have an au pair or child-care arrangement for those hours when you have other obligations.
For those of us in the northern hemisphere, Easter usually means that spring has sprung, which means that summer is hot on its tail (no pun intended!). Beyond the religious significance, Easter is a great time to spend time together as a family. However, in many places the weather is still unpredictable this time of year. Therefore, you may want to have some indoor activities planned in case it rains or is too muddy. One great family crafts that also helps inspire meaningful conversation is a vision board egg.
Valentine’s Day is a holiday rife with opportunities to make crafts. There is no better way for a kid to show their affection for family and friends than by sending a homemade valentine or other craft.
Many children are on “winter break” and out of school this week. Are you looking for a wonderful craft that can keep the kids entertained while providing a one-of-a-kind accessory for your home or a gift for someone on your holiday list? Children love hands on projects! Here is a simple and quirky idea that may soon become one of your family's favorite holiday memories.
It is the holiday season and for many of us, that means giving gifts. The best gifts are often ones that we make ourselves. However, you don’t need to spend hours making each gift to come up with something nice and that people will appreciate. Here are some ideas for easy gifts that you can make yourself:
Halloween is a great time of year for crafts. There are so many fun things that you can do to celebrate the season. Kids of all ages can have as much fun getting ready for Halloween as they do on Halloween itself.