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Christmas Crafts & Early Learning

Christmas Crafts & Early Learning

I am so excited to be doing Christmas crafts! My kids are both begging to spend time at the art table, are coming up with their own ideas ( yay!) and I have so many posts waiting to be published. But that is what’s new with me. I want to know what’s new with you […]

Christmas Ornament Crafts For Little Kids

Christmas Ornament Crafts For Little Kids

Christmas ornament crafts are probably my favorite craft but I haven’t done a ton on the blog because I never taught at a school where we celebrated Christmas. Now that I am at a church run preschool you can expect a lot more Christmas ornament crafts  kids can make in the coming weeks. I wanted […]

Easy Angel Craft For Preschool

Easy Angel Craft For Preschool

My daughter loved making this angel. She likes to remind up that she was an angel in the Christmas pageant at church and that she got to hold the special star. When I asked her what sort of Christmas craft she felt like making she suggested we make an angel and so I started thinking […]

Handmade Christmas Gifts – Candy Terrariums

Handmade Christmas Gifts – Candy Terrariums

I wish I could say I thought this idea up, because it’s SO cute. I didn’t. I adapted this Easter idea into handmade Christmas gifts for my kids to pass along to someone special. These candy terrariums also make fun Christmas decorations or center pieces! They are quick and easy to make which means they […]

Cutting Practice Thanksgiving Wreath

Cutting Practice Thanksgiving Wreath

Whenever we do a craft ( not open ended art) I try to mix in a few things. Usually some color or letter recognition, maybe some tricky fine motor  skill development with small bits and pieces, or cutting practice! This Thanksgiving craft is all about cutting practice. For little guys it’s all about getting the […]

Christmas Books Without Santa

Christmas Books Without Santa

I celebrate Christmas from all angles now as an adult but as a child it was all about Santa. I still adore the Santa side of things but have better respect for the religious side as well. Christmas Eve service at our church is deeply meaningful for me and we try our best to be […]

Thanksgiving Printables Pack { FREE }

Thanksgiving Printables Pack { FREE }

Are you traveling for Thanksgiving? Going over to a house for dinner where there is NOTHING for your kids to do? Print this Thanksgiving Printables Pack out and have some fun and engaging activities for your kids to do on the plane or in the car. Pop it on our Easy Mini Chalkboard , grab […]

Easy Turkey Crafts For Toddlers and Kids

Easy Turkey Crafts For Toddlers and Kids

Hello! If you are new here check out No Time For Flash Cards on Pinterest and join our Facebook community for more great ideas. We have one more Thanksgiving craft to share later this week but I wanted to round up all our easy turkey crafts for toddlers and kids in one great place.  I […]

Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids & More { Add Your Posts }

Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids & More { Add Your Posts }

Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving? More importantly at our house it’s my son’s 8th birthday. How in the world is he 8? This is the first picture I took of him for the blog way back in early 2008. He’s getting closer and closer to my height and let’s not talk about his negotiation […]

Kids Craft Ideas Linky { join in by adding your post! }

Kids Craft Ideas Linky { join in by adding your post! }

Tonight I asked my Facebook community if they thought it was too early to post Christmas craft ideas. The overwhelming answer was no. That is my green light! I am brainstorming as soon as I post Link & Learn and will have a few fun Christmas crafts for you soon. You can see some fun […]