May
22
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Block party: printables that let you create your own mix-and-match stackables

It’s nothing new to us mamas that kids love blocks. But it’s double the awesome when kids get to build their own. And that’s where Olliblocks come in. These adorable children’s blocks are assembled by you and your child. All you need to do is ...
May
21
23:01

Best New Holiday Tradition goes to…Thanksgiving Bingo!

Of all the things I’m thankful for this holiday, my family and friends rank right at the top–which is why I love this funny game we play during our Thanksgiving meal. It keeps us on our toes (and laughing hysterically), even after we’ve gone for ...
May
21
23:01

The spookiest DIY spiderwebs for Halloween

It’s been nothing but Halloween crafts in our house for the past week, but with still another week to go, I’m stockpiling ideas to keep the kids busy. Next up on my list: these adorable spiderwebs that only require scissors and paper.  Yo...
May
21
23:01

9 DIY handmade Christmas ornaments that you really can make

DIY handmade ornaments make some of the most lovely Christmas gifts. Our own Christmas tree is filled with handmade holiday ornaments, some from flea markets and craft shops on our travels, and some DIY ornaments from crafty friends. (Save for th...
May
21
23:01

Sew sweet: DIY embroidery gifts for under $15

I realize it’s not even November yet, but since I’m a fan of DIY holiday gifts–especially for my family from my kids–I try to start early. And in my search for easy, affordable crafts that my daughter and I can make, I found these lovely little n...
May
21
23:01

8 of the coolest (and easiest) holiday crafts for kids

If you score not-so-high on the Official Scale of Craftiness (which, I swear, should be a real thing), fear not. You and your kids will have a blast making these eight super-easy, super-cute holiday crafts we’ve rounded up just for you.   This Ch...
May
21
23:01

Sharing science, superheroes, Tolkien and more, Geek Mom style. (What, you think that stuff is just for dads?)

What’s faster than a speeding Mario with a star, stronger than a Wookie with a grudge, and able to build a lava-lamp egg timer in her kitchen? It’s Geek Mom, and she’s here to entertain, educate, and spread the fun of geekery to families everywhe...
May
21
23:01

Make menorah magic: the world’s easiest Hanukkah craft for kids

The potatoes are peeled, the menorah is polished and the kids are sniffing around for the gift stash. Yes, Hanukkah is kicking off and excitement is in the air. So we’ve got the perfect little Hanukkah craft project to keep the kids busy long eno...
May
21
23:01

Sugar-free ways to keep kids busy on Halloween

Trick-or-treating is still hours away and my kids are already talking nonstop about Halloween candy. So to help maintain a bit of my own sanity today, I’ve rounded up a few ways to keep my kids busy and entertained until the evening rolls around....
May
21
23:01

Christmas gifts that kids can make themselves (really!)

It’s a tradition around our house that my kids give handmade gifts (made by their hands!) to their siblings and grandparents. But coming up with new ideas–especially ones that don’t require me to be the one doing all the work–can be a challenge. ...
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