Making Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses – A Book Inspired Activity

Gingerbread Houses from Milk Cartons Supplies Needed: milk/juice cartons brown paint pompoms paint brushes glue Additional Supplies: cotton balls ribbon construction paper craft foam pieces puffy stars and flowers sequins craft gems and jewels scissors aluminum foil Method for making your own Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses: Pre-craft prep: Wash and dry your milk, or juice …

Truffula Trees Craft for Kids

Create this cute and simple Truffula Trees Craft at home with your kids with toothpicks, pompoms, sharpie markers, recycled styrofoam boxes, and tempera paint! Mr7 has really been interested in the Lorax, by Dr.Suess, and I have been reading it over and over again. He and I have come up be another cute recycled craft …

Painting with Flowers from the Garden

We have been painting with the flowers from the garden for a fun hands-on bookish play activity with our 5 year old. Let me share with you what we did! *This post contains affiliate links. We only recommend products we use and love. Thank you for your support. I love pairing art projects with children’s …

How To Make 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom – Art Tutorial + Read-Aloud

Create 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom or homeschool with rocks from your backyard, acrylic paint and mod podge that your kids will love! We have been painting up a rainbow storm this weekend with rocks the kids gathered from the yard. They made it into a fun activity and worked together to gather the rocks …

Kelp Cookies: An Octonauts Inspired Lesson Plan!

Bake up some delicious Kelp Cookies with your kids while reading The Octonauts and The Great Big Open Ocean by Meomi. Recipe + Lesson Plan in our Shop Now! Our kids just love the Octonauts and while reading The Octonauts Explore the Great Big Open Ocean we got to talking about Kelp Cookies. Not only were …

Check Out Our 10 Favorite Easter Crafts Your Kids Will Love To Make

Spring has sprung, and the Easter Bunny is soon to arrive. Here are 10 of our Favorite Easter Crafts we know you and your kids will love to make this season! 10 Easter Crafts Your Kids Will Love To Make 1. DIY Easter Decorations – String Eggs | Style Novice 2. Bobble Head Paper Bunny | …

Easter Egg Art ~A Book Inspired Activity & FREE Printable!

Are you looking for a fun and simple art project and writing activity for your kids this Easter? Check out our latest FREE Printable “Easter Egg Art”! Free Printable that is perfect for Easter! In our April’s Reading Calendar for 2019, we have the book The Night Before Easter by Natasha Wing and Kathy Couri planned for …

I’m Not Just A Scribble Book Review + IG Giveaway!

Today is National Scribble Day and we are reading I’m Not Just A Scribble while creating our own unique #scribblestickerart! We are also teaming up with Author Diane Alber to bring you an IG Giveaway! We love reading  “I’m Not Just A Scribble…” in our homeschool, because it encourages creativity, kindness and having fun together. …

Plant a Kiss ~ A Book Inspired Art Project For Kids

Celebrate Spring by Planting a Kiss! It’s the first day of spring and we are planting kisses while reading “Plant a Kiss” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Anytime, is the perfect time to read the book “Plant a Kiss” by Amy Krause Rothernsal, one of our favorite authors, especially now that Spring has sprung! “Amy Krouse …