Be Creative!


It’s time for show and tell once again !

This is a real fun upcycle I did using and old night stand.

It now is a wonderful play stove.

Be inspired! Get creating!

Spring wreath


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Super easy and fun, the kids and I painted egg cartons then glued them to a wreath cut out of poster board.
We then glued a button into the center of each and made bright green leaves out fun foam and stuck them in the empty places.

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super cute – super fun!

Peek a boo Puzzles


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Peek a boo puzzles made from very inexpensive puzzle boards bough from the local dollar store.
I suppose this could be done with any puzzle. Just glue pictures beneath the puzzle pieces for a nice surprise.

The days are getting shorter


Because the days are getting shorter I thought it would be fun to talk about night time, and today we made night lights … the kids are very excited to take them home and use them tonight.
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I mixed glue and water with some gold paint and glitter. The kids used a paint brush and covered the jar. Some of the kids wanted to stick tissue paper on their jars. I used tiny battery operated tea lights inside the jars that I found at the local dollar store which cost 2 for a dollar.

Easy Christmas Ornament for Preschoolers


  This ornament is very easy for the preschoolers to make and it is great for fine motor skills.

Each child was given a pipe cleaner.. a sparkely christmas coloured one of course.  Then a big handful of buttons.

The children then strung the buttons onto the pipe cleaner.  When they are done, a tiny bell is strung onto the pipe cleaner and it is twisted together to form a circle.

Sequin Christmas Ornaments


 These ornaments are my fav!

This is a perfect craft for school agers.  We took a styrofoam ball and some straight pins and sequins and started the sticking…

We pinned the sequins all over the ball until it was completely covered then we pinned ribbon on the top to hang it on our tree.

They are so pretty and sparkley with the lights!

Kids making Christmas Wreaths


 We made a few different Christmas wreaths this year.

The first one we made was a green paper plate with the center cut out and we glued  pom poms  and sequins around the edges.  We finished it off with a Christmas bow.

  The next wreath we made was a toilet paper roll wreath.

The kids painted the rolls green and then helped me string them onto a clothes hanger that was already shaped into a circle.  We then glued flowers on it and of course put on a big red Christmas bow.

  This one is my favourite.  It is made out of white garbage bags that are cut into stripes then tied to a coat hanger that has been reshaped into a circle.

Lots and lots of bags are needed =-)