Creativity + Play

Craft: {Salt Dough Hand & Footprint Keepsakes}

This is a simple, cute, fun and inexpensive craft that makes a lovely keepsake!

For the dough you will need a cup of flour, a cup of salt and 3/4 cup warm water.

Other items to keep handy: a large bowl, rolling pin, baking sheet and […]

By |June 7th, 2013|Baby + Kids, Creativity + Play, Projects + Crafting|0 Comments

10 Outdoor Activities to Connect Kids to Nature

Some of my most treasured childhood memories are of playing outdoors… swinging from a tire that my Dad tied to a big oak tree, picking ripe juicy plums, running through the sprinklers and picking red seed pods out of Magnolia tree cones.
Nowadays, children hardly get […]

Craft: {DIY Pinecone Bird Feeders}

Old-fashioned DIY pinecone bird feeders are a fun and easy craft that kids love and you probably have most of the materials on hand.

Materials

Pinecones (look for ones that are opened up)
Smooth nut butter (Omit if anyone has a nut sensitivity or allergy)
Ghee or butter
Birdseed […]

By |July 29th, 2012|Creativity + Play, Inspiration, Projects + Crafting|3 Comments

Creating an Inspiring Playspace for Kids

I wanted to create a playspace that inspires creativity and imagination and nurtures growth and development. I invested in a few key pieces that are open-ended and will grow with a child, but you don’t have to spend a lot of money to create […]

Craft: {DIY Terrariums}

Terrariums are wonderful, magical environments. They are fun to make and are a great opportunity for children to learn how ecosystems work. Terrariums are essentially miniature ecosystems that can sustain themselves for long periods of time, very similar to that in the real world. The glass lid creates […]