Watercolor Dinosaur Fossils

Watercolor resist painting is one of my favorite art techniques.  It’s appropriate for all ages, can be adapted to a variety of topics, and is just plain awesome!  Since the kids and I are currently in the middle of our dinosaur unit, I was excited to come up with this fun and adorable fossil craft. Read More



Paper Plate Turkeys

One of my favorite Thanksgiving crafts is this simple and adorable turkey made from a toilet paper roll and a paper plate.  This craft is appropriate for children of all ages and uses materials you probably already have around the house!  Read More


Leaf Stamping with Cookie Cutters

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Halloween lingers in the two buckets of candy we still have sitting on the counter but I am excited to welcome November by jumping into fall and Thanksgiving crafts!  Our first post-Halloween activity this year was a super simple leaf (and acorn) paint stamping craft.  This craft takes less than 5 minutes to set up and I love that the kids can decorate their papers however they choose. Read More


Marble Painted Mummies

Marble Painted Mummy Halloween CraftThese little mummies are as easy to make as they are cute!  No matter how many times we do marble painting, it’s always a hit with my kids.  It’s just so much fun to shake and roll the marbles through the paint and watch as the paper gets covered with painted lines! Read More