DIY Ride-On Toy for Toddlers

  Check out Made By Joel for the details on how he made this totally rad ride-on for his kiddos! I love that they can haul a bunch of toys around on the inside as well! If you’re not one for using power tools, just have the folks at the hardware store make the cuts, [...]


15 Simple Kid Knits for New Knitters

One of the best things that fall brings with it is knitting. I tend to sew a lot, but it was so exciting to break open my knitting bag and get my needles going on some new projects! Are you new to knitting or looking for some quick knits for your kiddos (or upcoming babies)? [...]

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DIY Masking Tape Roadway

I love all of the details in this homemade roadway!  All of it, including the cityscape in the background, was made from colorful masking tape (painter’s tape, washi tape…whatever you choose to call it). I think this idea could work equally well for those without a dedicated play space if you used a rug that [...]


35 DIY Halloween Hoodie Costumes

Its amazing what one can make with a simple hoodie!  I’ve rounded up some awesome tutorials, ideas, and insparation for Halloween costumes made from hoodies and sweatsuits… Animal Hoodie Costumes   Monkey hoodie costume tutorial from Craft     Lion hoodie costume instructions from National Geographic Kids   Goldfish hoodie costume tutorial from How to [...]


6 DIY Cardboard Crafts for Kids You will Love

On the heels of yesterday’s upcycled shoebox, I thought it would be fun to share some cardboard inspiration from around the way! I love this cardboard castle from Mer Mag. Duct tape gives it a colorful boost and adds a little durability to boot! My daughters would live this cardboard play house from She Knows [...]


Dress-Up Tutorials for Labor Day

I usually only think of Labor Day as one of the bookends of summer. It’s not a day that garners as much attention as more popular holidays, but there is still fun to be had aside from barbeques and final trips to the beach! Try using the day as a chance to celebrate different occupations!  [...]

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Homemade Lacing Block

The Wonder Years shares many Montessori-inspired activities that can be made at home. This lacing board is simple to make and is perfect to help your preschooler practice his lacing skills. Click here to learn how to make one AND how to introduce the activity to your child!


Felt Roadway Play Mat

Peixinhos No Sotao shares a simple play mat idea for playing cars. She offers a basic template, so you can keep it simple or jazz it up as you wish! See it here!


Milk Carton Dump Truck

Love this toy dump truck made from recyclables! See Origami Mommy for the details!


Double Ruffle Skirt Tutorial

I love making skirts for my girls and now I have another to add to my list! Treasures for Tots made this adorable skirt for her little girl and has put together a great tutorial for those interested in making one. Hop on over here to check it out!