Clothespin Paper Puppets – free printable

I love these adorable quirky paper puppets - with mouthes that open and close with a clothespin! Love this unique, easy clothespin craft for kids (or adults). It includes a free printable for the faces, which you can then color in, and add yarn and googly eyes for character. This free printable coloring page craft is so cool!

Make these sweet, colorful, and quirky paper puppets using clothespins – aren’t they precious? M had the time of his life holding a conversation between the two…  You can get really creative with these. Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links.…

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Fidget Spinner Case DIY

Make this DIY fidget spinner case to protect your fidget toy and keep it a bit farther out of reach of babies! It's an easy beginner felt sewing project that an adult or a child can make, plus it has a built in zipper fidget too! Free template / pattern included.

Are your kids’ fidget spinners also starting to look like they’ve been through a lot? That’s just one of the bazillion reasons I made M this adorable felt fidget spinner case… Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links.     I…

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Barber Shop Party on a budget!

Throw a barber shop party on a budget - a perfect third birthday party for a boy or girl! Or, you can eventhrow it as an adult party... From favors to decor, to free printables and food ideas - and even some cool activities - you'll find everything you need to throw a barber shop birthday part without breaking the bank!

Last fall, when M turned 3 and we finally cut off his mop of curls, we threw him a barber shop party – and as is my tendency, we DIYed as much as possible and kept things budget friendly. As…

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Tiger Finger Puppets

Make this adorable streak of tiger finger puppets - a fun tiger craft celebrating the collective noun. This DIY toy is quite easy to make and perfect for using up felt scraps. You'll get a free pattern so you don't need to worry about being artsy, and from there you can get creative and make your own variation!

Create some exciting pretend play with this streak – or ambush – of tiger finger puppets! If you recall, about a month ago I shared this parliament of paper owls craft as part of a group sharing ideas based on…

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Picky Eating Tips & Tricks

These picky eating tips tricks and hacks are super helpful! They come from a fellow mom and have taken her through her toddler's fussy eating stages. Some great practical parenting tips that are totally positive and gentle ways to get kids to eat healthy foods.

One day, pasta is a winner. The next day it’s basically poison, because you added sauce. How dare you add sauce? The week after you did it all wrong, because you made ‘pighetti and not pasta! EVERYONE knows that ‘pighetti…

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Snake Sensory Bin

Make a slippery slimy snake sensory bin - the perfect sensory activity for preschoolers! This water play idea is so quick and easy to set up and such a sanity-saver.

I created this slippery slimy snake sensory bin for M (3 years old) after a dollar store spree with one goal in mind: come up with anything – ANYTHING! that will productively occupy him (read: save my sanity) during winter…

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