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.(…)
Nothing says “back to school” and welcomes autumn like big red and green apples! This month, my children had a blast playing with non-traditional materials to make these giant 3D painted apples. Using several shades of the same color paint is a great way to allow your little ones to mix and swirl their paints(…)
This month’s Crafting with Kids installment is all about helping your little ones make their mark – literally. Everyone knows how fun rubber stamps are, and here is an inexpensive way to take the creativity one step further by creating your own! Wooden blocks make the perfect base, and offer the ability to make six(…)
I have so many fond memories of making impromptu 4th of July crafts as a child. Much like baking cookies for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, it was my way of passing the time until the evening celebrations started. Here is an easy art project you can do with your kids to stretch out the(…)