Creative Table on Instagram

creative table on instragram

Do you know about the Creative Table Project on Instagram? If you would like to see more creativity in your child’s life and if you're interested in joining an inspiring community of creative parents who swap ideas, Creative Table can help! Last summer I invited my readers to share images of the creative things that are happening on their tables (or patios, backyards, … [Read more...]

Kids Valentine Ideas – How to Set up a Self-serve Card Station

How to set up a self-serve Kids Valentine Card Station

There are some adorable store-bought Valentine Card options for kids, but there's nothing quite like making your own Valentine's Day cards. One of my strongest Valentine's Day memories is of cutting and pasting doilies with hand-cut hearts, and this is a tradition that I'm excited to pass along to my own children. One of the most successful strategies for encouraging … [Read more...]

30 Valentine Activities for Kids

Kids Valentines Ideas | Valentine Play dough Station

This mother-lode of Valentine activities for kids (toddlers, preschoolers, and any other hands-on kids) covers everything from cards to treats. With 30 Valentine activities for kids here, this should keep us all busy until St. Patrick's Day! If you're so inclined to roll up your sleeves and make something for Valentine's Day, here are thirty Valentine activities for kids to … [Read more...]

Art Tips: Clean up Your Paper Scraps

art tips: tidy up your paper scraps

Does your child like to decimate beautiful rectangles of construction paper into oblivion? Of course they do! And then what do you do with all those paper scraps when the fun is done? Recycle them? Pitch them? Put them back in the paper sorter? After a marathon crown-making session, this is what remained after my kids dissected our construction paper into a gazillion … [Read more...]