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15 DIY Backyard Games!!!

We all know I love a good DIY and these backyard games I am seeing everywhere are the perfect thing to add to my list this summer! Not only would they be fun for home, but they would be great for school, camps an even a house warming gift for some family friends! Check out […]

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Geoboard and Toddler Safe Elastics

I just put out the geoboards last week in my 3 year old class at work and the kids have been loving them!! I wanted to make something like it for Avery because the ones that I have at work are obviously for older children. Also, I don’t love the idea of just handing her […]

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Melted Crayon Block Puzzle

Bloggers have been melting crayons on everything lately. Canvases are generally the surface of choice and let me tell you, it is as fun as it looks. If you plan on doing this with your kids, make sure you get enough materials for you to do your own so you don’t hog it and actually […]

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Toddler Scrap Wood Photo Puzzle

 I am working on a beach sign for a party I am decorating and after cutting it out, I was left with some scrap wood in the shape of a triangle. Now, I wouldn’t be a good blogger if I just threw those out now would I? Instead I turned them into simple photo puzzles […]

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Butterfly Game

I was at the craft store and I saw these butterfly magnets and I had to have them for Avery. They were so pretty and I am usually sold on anything butterfly. So I brought them home and laid them out to get a couple of pictures.  Then I opened them in a word document […]

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Dear Oatmeal Container,

Thank you for this:  A toddler engaged in an activity for at least 20 min.  All I did was grab the oatmeal container the hubbs put in the recycle pile (come on he has to know by now- or maybe he does lol) and put some scrapbook paper on the outside and the holes on […]

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Easy Toddler Matching Game {Can be adapted for older kids}

Deciding to start a blog was one of the best decisions I have ever made, because bloggers are my kind of people. We make our own, knock off the expensive, get inspired by others and think of things in new ways. We always think twice before throwing things out.  That is what happened when Wade […]

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Donut Game

You remember my 10 New Uses Tuesday post on Socks don’t you? Remember those cute donuts I made from THIS tutorial? Well, I thought that they were so cute, I made four more. I was determined to do something with them that would give them a little more purpose than the usual “tossing them out […]

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Coupon Book For Avery

I have really gotten into this couponing thing, enough to have upgraded to a large, zippered binder, but not soo much that I buy 293,842,734,273 bottles of mustard. I invest a few hours a week and it is worth it to me to be able to save 20$-50$ each week.  And I would like to […]

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I Spy Bags {Tutorial}

Remember when I made these bags many months ago HERE? Well, a friend of mine shared an email with me about a craft night she is going to and they shared possible ideas and I spy bags were one of them. It made me think of the last ones I made and I thought I […]

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