One of our absolute favorite things to do are fizzy science experiments! My fizzing candy cane activity is a big hit with my kids, so I decided to make a Christmas tree one! Here's what you need: 1 box of baking soda spoonful of green powder tempera paint 1-2 cups of vinegar red food coloring baking sheet water dropper or turkey baster To start out, pour the baking soda in a bowl and stir in a spoonful of green powder paint. (We found that food coloring doesn't work well … [Read more...]
Felt Christmas Tree
I don't know about you, but I don't let my children decorate our Christmas tree. I think if I did, they would use the ornaments as balls and they would be smashed in the process. Plus, I kind of like my tree to look a certain way...you know what I mean?! I'm sure that will change someday :) So I decided to make a small felt tree for the kids to decorate themselves! The best part is that they can decorate it over and over again and they can be creative as they'd like! To prepare for this … [Read more...]
4 Fabulous Christmas Crafts for Kids!
Christmas is just around the corner, so today I'm sharing 4 easy Christmas crafts for kids (really any age)! I'll give you a quick tutorial on each of these crafts, starting with the wreath. Here's what you'll need: *fuzzy yarn (I got this sparkly green on at Michaels on clearance for $1.99) *puff balls *glue (I used a glue gun) *card stock I first cut out a circle in a wreath shape with the card stock. Then, I wrapped the yarn around the paper wreath. Make sure you squish the yarn … [Read more...]
A Jolly Christmas Tree Craft
Christmas crafts are so much fun...especially when they are edible! I want to share an adorable little tree we made with just a few supplies. Here's what you'll need: *styrofoam cone *green paint & paintbrush *gumdrops *toothpicks To start out, we painted the styrofoam cone green and let it dry. I should also note that I cut the cone smaller because it seemed too tall. Then, I had Troy take the gumdrops and sort them by color. This was good practice for him!! Then, I poked … [Read more...]