Make Your Own Game Boards

easy game boards

There are times that you just want a simple game board, without all of the bells and whistles.      It's easy to make your own game boards with a rubber stamp. {I used my PSA Essentials Peel and Stick Hello Kitty stamps} and some printer paper - or card stock if you're feeling … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Crate Toy Box


Hi everyone!  I'm Katie and I blog over at Addicted 2 DIY.  I'm so happy to be here today sharing with you this DIY wood crate toy box that I made for my oldest son's bedroom. My oldest son had been needing a new toy box for a while and I always love to take on the challenge of build rather than … [Read more...]

Simple Kid Art Display

art clips

*This post contains affiliate links* My girl is only in preschool and the amount of "art" she's bringing home from school is crazy!  I have to admit, I've been caught putting some of it in the recycle bin.  MOOOMMMYYY... this is my picture, why did you throw it away? I mean, I can only keep … [Read more...]

Practice Spelling Words

I'm putting my teacher hat back on and sharing some of my wisdom with my readers!  There are many of you that are parents of school-aged children and I'm sure you are always looking for ways to help them outside of school. I'd love to hear suggestions from readers for things they'd like support … [Read more...]

Easy Breezy Dress Tutorial

Summer Tank Dress

Hello, RTSTH readers!  I'm Ayelet and I blog over at The Graceful Rose.  I'm so honored that Melanie asked me to share my tutorial for my Easy Breezy Dress Tutorial- it's the perfect sewing project for a beginner and is quick enough to accomplish in an hour or two. I made two dresses - … [Read more...]

DIY Bow and Headband Organizer

MUST PIN! DIY hair bow and headband organizer by Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body for Reasons to Skip the Housework. #boworganizer

Hello!  I am so happy to be back over at Reasons to Skip the Housework to share a very fun and functional bow and headband organizer for all of you moms of girls out there!   For those of you that don't know me already, I am Tasha from Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body where I blog about DIY … [Read more...]

Tac Tac Toe Game

tic tac toe game

I probably should have called this one Tic Tac Bow - but making this Tic Tac Toe Game is as easy as 1-2-3!  Use Tagliatelle {Bowtie} Pasta and paint 5 pieces with each pattern. Print out the game board by clicking on the game board image, or just draw one on paper! Three in a row, you … [Read more...]

DIY Pixie Sticks

DIY pixie sticks

From the first moment I saw Sarah from Becoming Martha make her own pixie sticks, I was hooked!  I made them for Sami's 4 year birthday party and now, I've made some for our Patriotic Festivities.  They're great to have on hand as a special treat, or a fun treat to make with the kids!  You don't … [Read more...]

Marshmallow Pops

marshmallow Pops

If you're in need of some fun bite-sized treats for the little ones this Memorial Day or for a Fourth of July gathering, you can make up some Patriotic Marshmallow Pops in three easy steps! These Marshmallow Pops are perfect for any holiday, but especially for the patriotic season! To make … [Read more...]

Recycled Plastic Container Planters

Use recycled plastic containers to make fun planters with the kids #succulents #spring #planter #kidcraft

Hi there!  It's Liz again, from Liz on Call.  Here to share a fun project that is perfect to do with your kiddos! My son loves to be creative.  I can't believe a lot of the things he comes up with to put together.  He loves learning new things and working with his hands.  I thought it had been a … [Read more...]

Dinosaur Terrarium Jar

dino terrarium

This is one DELICIOUS craft for the kidlets!  A few sweet treats can be put together to make these fun Edible Dinosar Terrarium Jars.  How perfect would they be for a boy birthday party?  Or, you can give them as party favors with the recipe on the jar to do at home with mom and dad!  These jars are … [Read more...]

Pizza in a Jar

pizza in a jar

Making Pizza In A Jar is probably the most fun our family has had making dinner together - in forever!  Simple AND yummy... a huge hit! Everyone got their own little pizza and that was just the start of the fun.  The pizzas were yummy too! Find the directions for Pizza In A Jar and so many more … [Read more...]

Monogram Gift Tags

monogram gift tags

If you are in need of a simple gift tag for a treat bag, whether it be for Mother's Day, a thank you gift, or any simple neighbor gift, these Monogram Gift Tags jazz up any simple bag and make the perfect addition! I used my PSA ESSENTIALS peel and stick stamps to make these gift tags that I … [Read more...]

Printable Kid Coupons

printable kid coupons

With Easter quickly approaching, these printable kid coupons are just the thing to print and add to the kidlet's treat baskets!  They're simple to print and cut, and would be perfect hole punched and added to a special keyring or hook. They're great last minute treats too, in case you wait until … [Read more...]

A naptime Toddler chair makeover


Any naptime that is longer than an hour is a 'win' in my book. Laundry, dishes & dinner prep can be done - or skip all that and you can just work on fun projects! I usually go for the latter. I've been known to pick up a few curb finds & to scour thrift stores for fun makeover projects - I'm … [Read more...]

Alphabet Bottle Caps

alphabet bottle caps

I'm a sucker for anything colorful at Hobby Lobby.   I'm also a sucker for anything with ABC matching possibilities.  If I can turn it into a learning game, I'll do it!  The teacher in me will always find things to make learning fun.  My poor kid will be doing ABC matching games when she's 20.  We … [Read more...]

Easter Basket Treats

easter basket treats

If you shop at Target a lot and find yourself buying just about everything in their dollar bins - this is the Easter Basket Treat for you!  There's really not much too it.  It's a simple way to wrap up an Easter treat or even make a last minute gift for a teacher or a neighbor.  Doesn't HAVE to be … [Read more...]