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Kids craft: crayon watercolor resist

We’ve been getting really into watercolor painting in our house recently. The kids love painting, and we used to use mostly tempera paints and our trusty easel. But tempera requires quite a bit of supervision, especially with Heidi, who tends to … Continue reading

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Arts and crafts to keep us busy over school break

Ahhhh, school break has arrived. At first, I will love the lazy mornings – no need to pack backpacks, or to rush around getting everyone ready, or to dash out the door to get to school on time. What a … Continue reading

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A fun pumpkin craft to do with the kids

It’s October, which is pumpkin season in the U.S.! Therefore, I’ve been making all things pumpkin lately – pumpkin swirl brownies, pumpkin smoothies, and even pumpkin ice cream. Since Claire wanted to get in on the action, we decided to … Continue reading

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Crafting with Daddy: wine cork sail boats

Jesse has been saving wine corks for weeks now so that he could use them for crafts with the kids. He wasn’t sure exactly what he wanted to do, so he just kept saving up the corks. Today he made … Continue reading

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Creating rock art

While thinking about craft activities we can do during the rainy season, I remembered a fun activity we did this time last year. (Check out the old photos – Heidi was a tiny baby!) We collected a bunch of rocks and … Continue reading

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Rainy day craft: salt dough handprints

The rainy season is upon us, and so it’s time to start searching the Internet for fun crafts to do with the kids when we’re stuck indoors. We did this fun salt dough handprint craft when Claire was much younger, … Continue reading

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We love our easel

Not long after Claire started standing and walking independently, we decided to get her an artist’s easel. I wish I could say it’s solely because I value her creative development, but it’s also because I really wanted something to distract … Continue reading

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