Category: Everything Kids

Baby Cacoon 1

Baby Cacoon

While searching Etsy for some crochet projects I found that some people sold “baby cacoons”.  They are mostly used for photography but all the versions I saw were knitted.  Regardless – I immediately thought...

Snake Tie 0

Snake Tie

My husband has hundreds and hundreds of ties.  He knows how many but I don’t know the exact number.  As a result my son likes to collect ties.  But he is still a kid...

Balloon animals 3

Balloon animals

This is always a cheap activity that never fails to please the kids and all the kids in the neighborhood.  Who doesn’t like a balloon animal? (He really does – although he doesn’t particularly...

Reflector “Mock” Watches 1

Reflector “Mock” Watches

At the campground we spend a significant amount of time outside – in the dark.  There are no streetlights in the campground, and you rely on flashlights etc… We don’t allow our kids to...

Make your own bubble gum machine 5

Make your own bubble gum machine

Many years ago I learned to make these – and at the time I made them as gifts for everyone I knew.  Back then I didn’t have kids.  Funny – I just never thought...

Jumbo Craft Stick Bracelet 0

Jumbo Craft Stick Bracelet

This is the first stage of a project I have been wanting to try.  First, you take some jumbo craft sticks and boil them (in water of course) for at least a half hour. ...

Kool Aid Surprise 0

Kool Aid Surprise

So what do you think you can make with this combination of ingredients? What can you do with all these ingredients?  8 packages of Kool Aid (2 each of four different flavors – although...

Another use for fabric covered buttons 0

Another use for fabric covered buttons

Although my daughter has tons of hair “ornaments” she loves these.  We tend to end up with hair elastics since her hair is so thick.  Here are four completed small fabric buttons. This set...

Create your own sponge bombs 0

Create your own sponge bombs

My kids love water – as most kids do.  But I hate squirt guns and things like that – just the whole gun thing.  So here is the solution.  Sponge bombs.  We picked up...

The Wishing Box 0

The Wishing Box

The other day when I was in Target with my daughter she saw this cosmetic box (hard shell) and kept saying she needed one for Christmas because that was a wishing box.  I asked...