Here’s How To Make Your Own Candles At Home

Collecting candles may be a feminine interest in our modern age; however, chandlery, or the craft of making candles, was considered a very masculine skill thousands of years ago. In medieval times, villages and kingdoms only relied on candles for light. Medieval craftsmen made candles from wax or animal fat, which is also known as […]

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How To Help Your Kids Develop Their Artistic Skills And Techniques

We can’t expect our kids on their own initiative to come and develop their art skills if we ourselves don’t make the effort to nurture them. So if you find yourself with a child who is naturally artistic, take the time to build those skills and techniques. Even if your child isn’t artistically inclined you […]

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Fireworks Salt Painting with Watercolors

We love painting with watercolors and I love doing a rainy day activity with the girls that includes art and an upcoming holiday. Since the 4th of July is so close we decided to do a fireworks picture. I was inspired to do this Fireworks Salt Painting thanks to a Crafty Morning pin on Pinterest. […]

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A BumbleBee Windsock

I love making windsock crafts with the kids. There is something so whimisical and fun about creating windsocks for different holidays and seasons throughout the year. With some craft supplies you may already have, you can make this adorable windsock. All you need is: Yellow, Black and White Construction Paper, Scissors, a black Sharpie marker, […]

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A Memorial Day Wreath – Classroom Craft

An adorable Memorial Day Project to honor all those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect out freedoms this Memorial Day Weekend. My daughter’s teacher shared this craft idea with us and I loved it so much, I wanted to share it with all of you. All you need is: Construction Paper (red, white and […]

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Cardboard Tube Spring Bugs

I love crafting with cardboard tubes. We are definitely getting into the Spring mood with these adorable bug crafts. With some cardboard tubes, construction paper, pipecleaners, markers, a glue stick, and tape you can make your own versions of these. Firefly *The firefly you can put a battery operated tealight or glow stick under it […]

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BOX CANDIY® by Handstand Kitchen®

Handstand Kitchen® has a new line of craft sets called BOX CANDIY® ! “The ever-growing BOX CANDIY collection offers original and engaging projects for kids ages 6 and up, from glitter & foil art to terrariums, night lights, origami, art deco, watercolors, lanterns and more!” We love these art sets and highly recommend buying them […]

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PEEP HoUSES- Open ended Easter activity

Let’s talk Peeps! You either love them or you hate them, right? They are not my favorite Easter candy but, my girls LOVE them.I decided to do an open-ended activity with the girls today that allowed them to construct a house for their peeps any way that they like. I gave the girls Graham Crackers, […]

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Getting Crafty for Spring with News 12 LI

It is Spring! YAY!!!! We love crafting during the Spring months because it is all about flowers and nature. Being on News 12 is always a pleasure as I am able to chat with local Momee Friends and News Anchors, Elizabeth Hashagen and Elisa DiStefano and talk about ways you can get crafty with your […]

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Easy DIY Crafts Every Mom Should Try

Some moms read a book while sipping their favorite hot chocolate or coffee to relax during their me-time, while others get a massage. However, some moms prefer to create crafts to destress because nothing can be more relaxing and satisfying than having to see the fruits of your hands. Just keep in mind that being […]

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