DIY Stamps – Swimmy

You don’t have to have a creative bone in your body. These “so very simple” DIY Stamps use little materials and the result is magnificently beautiful!



Ultimate Summer Camp

Here’s your Ultimate Summer Camp – an amazing resource for you to run your own camp – right in your own backyard!!  Hours and hours of fun and learning!



DIY Mixed Up Beads

DIY Mixed Up Beads – a fab project to go along with A Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle! Grab some paint & wooden beads and create these beautiful beads.



Boho Flower Headband

Boho Flower Headband – channel your inner hippie chick! Part of 14 easy children’s crafts made with everyday materials – a Kids Craft 101 Series.



Moosetache Activity

Henry Cole is a Virginia artist, who illustrated Moosetache, one of our ALL TIME FAVORITE books. Ready for some hilarity?! Try this Moosetache Activity!



diy: Paint Chip Bookmarks

Paint Chip Bookmarks – a simple & inexpensive way (it’ll only cost ya about 28¢) to create a pretty little bookmark! Bookmarks for everyone – let’s READ!!



diy: Eraser Valentines

With unique designs, these ‘free printable’ DIY Eraser Valentines are the perfect way for your kids to celebrate with their classmates! | @mamamissblog #valentinesday #freeprintable



Happy Handmade Book Launch

Happy Handmade – 115 pages of fun projects to make with, and for children. Includes Paper & Cardboard Crafts, Felt & Sewing Projects, and Handmade Toys!



Bejeweled DIY Statement Ring

Do you need some fab for your fingers?! Don’t wait for the bling to come to you – make your own Bejeweled DIY Statement Ring with just a few tools!



kid-made diy: Nutcracker Ballet

Celebrate the season with this SUPER SIMPLE Nutcracker Ballet & Ballerina kid-made craft and free printables!



8 Personalized Last Minute Kid-Made Ornaments

Fancy up those family gifts with last minute kid-made ornaments containing heartfelt kid-made memories. Beautiful wrapped as a gift, or tied atop a gift!



week two: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

This last week we’ve had all these amazing kid-made Christmas ornaments – 36 ornaments all inspired by 36 children’s books – come check it all out!



10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – Melted Bead Ornament

It’s the last day of 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – today we are making a Melted Bead Ornament to go along with the children’s book “Santa’s New Jet”.



week one: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

This past week we’ve had all these amazing kid-made Christmas ornaments – 36 ornaments all inspired by 36 children’s books – come check it all out!



10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – Elmer Ornament

This Elmer Ornament is a perfect COLORFUL addition to your tree. Part of 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – 70+ ornaments inspired by children’s books!



coming soon: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

It’s a Kid-Made Christmas! All inspired by books – each participant will create an ornament with their kiddos & provide us a tutorial to make one too!!



make it: A DIY Christmas + giveaway

Spruce up the holiday this year with a DIY Christmas – 20 Handmade Ideas including wrapping paper, gift tags, cards, & trees to spark those creative juices.



Stitched Paper and Mandala Gift Tag

DIY Gift Wrapping Rockin’ Art Mom Style! Stitched Paper & Mandala Gift Tag – an easy & creative way to add a handmade aspect to your gift giving!



screen-free activities: Magic Expanding Paint

Magic Expanding Paint! It’s paint that expands MAGICALLY! Who doesn’t love that?! Come see what all the fun’s about & how you can make it too!



Science, Art, and Math – learning with candy

What to do with all that Halloween candy?! Science, Art, and Math, that’s what! Here are some quick & easy, science, art & math for learning with candy!



Inspired By Julia Donaldson – Fancy Stick Crown

This Fancy Stick Crown is fun to make and fun to wear! Spark their imaginations with an easy craft you already have the supplies for – right in your yard!



craft, activity, and snack: Sheep Trick or Treat

Join us for a themed craft, activity, and snack to along with Sheep Trick or Treat, by Nancy Shaw – our Halloween book pick for Halloween Read & Play!



make it: 20 DIY Masks + giveaway

Masks can be used for Halloween or just any day play, these 20 gorgeous DIY masks can be made out of paper, felt, or fabric.



Inspired By Mo Willems – Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus

Inspired by Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, by Mo Willems, a literary favorite of ours – create a one of a kind pigeon hand print to follow the book!



Virtual Book Club for Kids 2014-2015

This year I have the honor of being a part of the Virtual Book Club for Kids – join us every month for the featured author & an activity to accompany it!



learning monkeys: Grow Crystals In A Jar {guest post}

Malia from Playdough to Plato is here today, showing us how to Grow Crystals in a Jar, for this fun kid science experiment!



kiddo: Everyday Fine Motor – Buttons

Sharing some creative ways that will engage your child with open-ended play, with two activities using buttons, an Everyday Fine Motor Material.



Ultimate Backyard Summer Camp – Summer Discount!

Designed by six teaching mama’s (so it’s fun & educational), to keep your 3-8 yr-olds busy, all summer long, with their very own Backyard Summer Camp!



kid activities: 30 Best Star Gazing Activities and Books

With summer almost here, what a perfect time for some star gazing. Check out these 30 Best Star Gazing Activities and Books!



backyard summer camp: Starry Night Sky Painting

Starry Night Sky Painting art activity – a kiddo masterpiece from the Backyard Summer Camp eBook.