Combining ideas from two of my favorite Mommy Blogs, we made beautiful leaf garlands today. READ MORE
First, find a pumpkin that looks bright and ready: READ MORE
Dark, wet and gray days are in full swing here in the Pacific Northwest but we didn’t let that stop us from making Fall-Themed Sun-Catchers. Sara had a great time making these simple decorations and one day the sun will peek through the clouds and we’ll be able to enjoy them in their full glory. READ MORE
Making Leaf People was such a fun activity as a Kindergarten Art Project last year that we’re doing it again. This time we have a few tips to keep your creation looking pretty longer.
All you need is glue stick, heavy paper, googly eyes, and leaves (plus an optional Sharpie marker if you want to let the kids make extra embellishments). READ MORE
No partridges or pear trees here. On this appropriately chilly and overcast first day of Fall, my true love gave to me, a lovely mobile made of leaves from a tree. READ MORE
We took the classic pinch pot a step further and shaped our pots into spheres (I’ll admit that I helped quite a bit with this step) then “carved” them like pumpkins. A toothpick or pencil works well for the little ones to draw the face onto the clay. Then a grown up can use a sharp exacto knife (keep out of kid’s reach) to cut the kid’s design into the clay. READ MORE