For my children, the back yard is a magical place to be this time of year. As the grass begins to grow taller and the flowers (AKA weeds) begin to sprout, it becomes a wonderful sensory jungle for my little ones to explore. Much to my delight, simply “going outside” is some of the cheapest […]
The stores are beginning to fill with bright, springy décor; and with winter (hopefully) on its way out, March signals the very beginning of our shift into warmer months. In anticipation of sunshine, here is a simple St. Patrick’s Day-inspired project you can use to bring a little bit of early spring indoors. Once you’ve finished customizing your flower pots, let your children continue getting their hands dirty – by helping you pot your first plants of the year!
Here are not one, but FIVE easy craft projects for your little ones to enjoy as they prepare for the sweetest holiday of the year. Several card projects are included that would make perfect special Valentines for parents, grandparents, teachers and loved ones!
It’s that time of year – twinkle lights, tinsel and shiny glass ornaments add a layer of sparkle to anything and everything in our holiday-ready homes. A die-hard crafter, I embrace the use glitter with the bravest of them – but here is a slightly less messy way to bring the sparkle to your kids’ craft […]
The Madison Arts Council is excited to partner with several different organizations this year to bring Christmas Magic to Downtown Madison. We love our Historic downtown and want to show the newly renovated area off! To kick off the holiday season, we decided to create a Lantern Parade for the children of Madison. The whole […]
With Halloween out of the way, it’s full-on turkey season at our house. Autumn decorations are gracing our mantel, and I’ve already started drooling as I dream of Thanksgiving dinner. Nothing says fall to children like harvest-inspired art projects, and this cute corncob is no exception! Bubble wrap is the secret ingredient; using it to […]
Not only is carving messy and difficult with little ones, but carved pumpkins only last a few days before they start to rot. Here are a few ways you can get in the spirit of the season without ever pulling out a knife or getting stuck elbow-deep in pumpkin innards!
Hi, my name is Meg, and I’m a Halloweenaholic. It’s that time of year when the cool breezes bring relief after months of sweating. The changing and falling leaves stir up cravings for a Tate Farms pumpkin slushie. And ALL I want to do is get crazy about Halloween. Everything about Halloween appeals to me. […]