Category Archives: Activities with kids

Candy Buttons

The boys were both home from school today so we took the opportunity to make some candy buttons, sometimes referred to as candy dots.  With the boys help they took a little over half an hour to make. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Spooky Orange Pomanders – A Halloween Craft

I found this fun idea over here at Eighteen25. My boys had a lot of fun creating their spooky oranges.  My older son was able to create his all on his own, my younger son needed more help but had … Continue reading

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Rock Bugs

These rock bugs were a fun little craft that my boys and I did the other day when it was too hot to play outside.  It’s pretty self explanatory but here you go: First I gathered the supplies:                  acrylic paints, … Continue reading

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Peep Nests – An Easter Treat

The kids and I just made these fun Easter treats, another great Easter activity with kids. Ingredients include: white chocolate (Bakers chocolate or white chocolate chips) thin pretzel sticks Peeps Chicks Melt the white chocolate in the microwave until smooth, … Continue reading

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Fun Saint Patrick’s Day Activity

A Post from Gina: Saint Patrick’s Day is always a fun holiday for our family. Since our oldest was about 3 we started trying to catch the Leprechaun to get to his pot of gold. The idea came from a … Continue reading

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Fun with Fruit and Chocolate Fondue

This blog, Edible Fruit, gave me an idea for a fun family activity.  We made a chocolate fondue to dip fruit, and other goodies into. We started with our chocolate fondue ingredients: 2 cups of chocolate chips ¾ cup of … Continue reading

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Shopping with Kids

Shopping with kids can be a challenge, especially when you have more than one of them with you.  Frequently they don’t want to ride in the cart and they can’t keep their hands to themselves. This is sometimes true of … Continue reading

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