Homemade Monochromatic Crayons

Earlier this week we were hit with a freak hail storm and we were more or less trapped inside. We decided to explore within our walls and make some new crayons. Skinny stick crayons wrapped in colored paper just seem to get broken or need sharpening. I love the monochromatic look (many shades of the…

Pebble Mason Jar Candle Holder

We’ve been trying to make our days include more rhythm and predictability for Charlotte. Dinner time is really special for us. It’s usually the first time Charlotte gets to see her dad on the weekdays and it’s big and leisurely on the weekends. We now have her set the table with one of us and…

Patchwork Pumpkin: Toddler Craft

Patchwork pumpkins, what a fun fall idea. These pumpkins make great decorations throughout November and they last much longer than jack-o-lanterns since you won’t be carving them. We wanted Charlotte to have the ability to decorate her own pumpkin without sharp knives and so we cut up pieces of tissue paper and covered the pumpkin…

Fall Craft: Autumn Leaves Sponge Painting (Toddler friendly)

This craft works great on a tote bag with fabric paint or just some paper for the kiddos. Charlotte like swirling the paint more than sponging, but to each her own, right? Gather Fabric or kid friendly paint in fall colors. 1 sponge with different sized leaves cut out A plate for mixing the colors…