kids craft

Tutorial: Garden Markers

    Today’s quick and easy tute: 1.  Collect rocks 2.  Paint and allow to dry (doing it in your jammies, highly recommended.  Even better if you can get your sweet daughter to paint them with you…) Use acrylic paint so they are weather resistant… avoid tempura, watercolor, or washable paints! 3.  Using a permanent marker, write the names of each crop across the rock.   Once my garden is actually underway, I’ll show you pics of them in use!  Until that warm spring day… plan, germinate seeds, start your seedlings, get your markers set, and dream, my friend, dream. […]

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Gazing balls for your gorgeous fall yard… craft tutorial

“Gazing Balls” just doesn’t sound right, does it? I mean, I have a spam filter and all, but dang. Gazing balls? I almost wrote “Glitter Balls” but oh my goodness that’s worse. So “Gazing Balls” it is. Overlook the name. Ahem. Because this craft is a really fun and simple one to do outside with your children this fall. Everyone loves the cooler weather and the bright, vibrant colors that fall brings, right? Why not capitalize on all this fall freshness and add some sparkle to your fading garden beds, getting them beautiful for the darker, colder winter months ahead.

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Tutorial: Creepy Dismembered Hand

        I made up a fun craft that I really enjoyed doing with my daughter, and I wanted to share it with you all! I was trying to think of a fun Halloween project that I could do inexpensively but high impact… being a physician I guess coming up with a craft that uses exam gloves and casting plaster just makes sense! But all of these things are very easy and inexpensive to get… you can get rolls of gauze that are saturated with plaster here for about $6 a roll. You only need one roll per

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