Leaf Lanterns

Autumn is in the air and I just love the season. All the beautiful leaves and the crisp sunny days, its just so wonderful. I wanted to bring some of that beauty into my home so I tried making these fun leaf lanterns and they worked out great. Hope you fall-ify your home too.   Continue reading →

Homemade Hand Soap

I have been looking around for ways that I can save money. I found that I buy a lot of hand soap with all these little kids hands around. So I set out to see if I could make my own and save a few dollars. There are lots of recipes out there for homemade Continue reading →

DIY Glitter Magnets

My little granddaughters LOVE sparkles. Whenever were doing a craft it has to have sparkles involved. I found this really fun sparkles magnet craft and thought the girls would love it! and they did ! Also great because now we have more magnets to hang all their other beautiful art work on the fridge with. Continue reading →

Cloud Dough

This was such a fun activity and sooooo easy to make. My Grandkids lovedĀ it and played forĀ ages with this dough. We hid popsicle sticks and little objects in it and had little treasure hunts and it was really great. Did this with a 7 and 3 year old and they both enjoyed it. Hope you Continue reading →

Ocean In a Bottle

My Grandkids are so curious. I just love it, why this ? why that ? all the time. Its hard to know all the answers!! I thought it would be fun to do an experiment with them and this ” Ocean in a Bottle ” turned out so great. They loved it and so did Continue reading →

Homemade Play Dough

I always remember making play dough for my kids when they were young and they loved it. So I dug out my old recipe the other day and made a batch just before my grandkids arrived. It was so much fun. They built all sorts of things, cut it up and just had a great Continue reading →

Bubble Snakes

My grandkids just love bubbles. All day everyday they could blow bubbles. I thought it would be fun to look up a fun new way to blow bubbles for when they come over next and this is what I found…… Rainbow Bubble snakes!! So easy to make and is going to be so much fun Continue reading →

Melted Crayon Easter Eggs

I have always loved decorating Easter eggs and it is such a fun activity to do with your grandchildren. Last year we tried a really fun way using shaving cream and food colouring so this year I searched for another fun way we could dye the eggs and found this fun melted crayon egg tutorial. Continue reading →

DIY Chia Pets

Spring is in the air and the growing season is about to begin. This is such a great time to make a live “Chia pet ” with your grandkids. They can watch it grow and learn to understand how plants grow. Plant the seeds , water them , sun them and away we go. Hope Continue reading →

Apple-Cano Experiment

The little ones are getting a bit older and wanting more hands on “fun ” when they come over for a visit. I always remember loving the vinegar/ baking soda trick so I thought this apple-cano experiment sounded fun and that the kids would like it. Well they sure did, we tried it on the Continue reading →