Make A Volcano!
Make A Volcano!

This volcano project uses all four of our primary senses – smell, touch, sight, and hearing. You can tell by using these four senses that this is not something you want to eat, so we won’t be using our sense of taste in this project! But we’ll be able to smell the vinegar, touch the... Read more »

Ostrich Marionette
Ostrich Marionette – Fifi from Sing Along With Tobee!

Have you watched the Pinocchio Song episode of Sing Along with Tobee? Here are the instructions for making your very own Ostrich Marionette, just like the one featured in the show! Materials fishing line, embroidery thread, or yarn – any will do! 2 foam balls (one 2.5” and and one 1.75 ”) 2 large popsicle... Read more »

Cardboard Tube Family Craft
Cardboard Tube Family Craft

Families come in all different sizes, and each one is unique. This craft using cardboard tubes can be customized to be like your family, or you can use your imagination and make an entirely different family! No matter what your cardboard tube family looks like, make sure to make it with lots of love. What... Read more »

The Family Tree - Tips & Reasons to Make Your Own!
The Family Tree – Tips & Reasons to Make Your Own!

Family. Ancestry. Genealogy. Descendants. Generations. Relationships. These are all words that one will come across when tracing back their relations to create a family tree. A family tree is a diagram (that can look a little like a tree), that shows all of a families relatives through several generations from the present, backwards. This study... Read more »

Big Fish, Little Fish! - Baby Shark Craft
Big Fish, Little Fish! – Baby Shark Craft

Baby Shark helps us learn opposites with this fun craft! With our template, and a little careful gluing, you’ll have a great tool to show your little ones an example of big and small. That being said, this isn’t really a fun craft to tackle with your little one, but rather something you could put... Read more »

Five Little Ducks & Mother Duck Craft
Five Little Ducks & Mother Duck Craft

“Five little ducks” is a beloved nursery rhyme that both kids and parents enjoy listening to. And it’s a great way for little ones to practice counting down from five! They can use their fingers for counting, or make these five little duck puppets to play with while singing the song! Baby ducks (ducklings) really... Read more »

Star and Moon Mobile
Star and Moon Mobile

Let’s make a mobile! Mobiles are a beautiful addition to a child’s bedroom, and this one is lots of fun to make! This is a great project to do with your little one. There are a number of steps that will be for grown ups only, but there are lots of fun parts for the... Read more »

Super Simple Pirate Costume
Super Simple Pirate Costume

Arrrrrr! Ahoy mateys! It’s pirate month so I’ve decided to teach all you landlubbers how to make a genuine pirate hat and eye patch so you’ll fit right in with us scallywags and won’t be made to walk the plank! What You’ll Need A felt hat with a wide brim A piece of felt Some... Read more »

The history of the ship in a bottle

‘Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle’, by Yinka Shonibare: On 24 May 2010, a huge glass bottle with a ship inside it was raised to the top of the 4th plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, England. Made by Anglo-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare it is a replica of Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory that he used... Read more »

Musical Instruments
Musical Instruments

Banjo Supplies small rubber bands jar lid large popsicle stick hot glue things to decorate: ribbon stickers small beads Steps Glue 8 small beads, 4 on each side to the back edge of your jar lid. This will hold the rubber bands in place. Stretch 4 small rubber bands between the beads lengthwise, two in... Read more »

Pirate Ships and Wind Power
Pirate Ships and Wind Power

Hoist the mainsail! Captain Seasalt and the ABC Pirates sail their ship using the power of the wind. Here’s how you can make your own pirate ship that works the same way. What you need: Twelve corks of the same size Popsicle stick Hot glue gun Print this template for paper version (or use fun... Read more »

peekaboo cat puppet
DIY Peekaboo Cat Christmas Puppet

Ready to make a puppet of the Peekaboo Cat that can really play peekaboo? Here’s another version of the Peekaboo Cat puppet – all dressed up for Christmas! You need: This template White Bristol board Four skinny popsicle sticks Scissors craft knife Glue stick Glue gun Steps 1. Print out the template.  With a glue stick glue the... Read more »

DIY Christmas Surprise Ball
DIY Christmas Surprise Ball

Looking for some fun DIY Stocking Stuffer ideas? Need a little hostess gift, or something for your child’s favorite teacher? We’ve got you covered with our Christmas Surprise Balls! Use this step-by-step as a rough guide to making your own version at home. We used little knick knacks available at the dollar store, but you... Read more »

DIY Lotion Bars
Lotion Bars

Lotion bars are a great way to keep your skin hydrated and moisturized over the cold winter months. These little bars can be made in a variety of fun shapes and sizes. Lotion bars are made with butters, oils and waxes and they are best kept in an airtight jar in a cooler place, to... Read more »

DIY Bath Bombs
DIY Bath Bombs

Bath Bombs make the perfect DIY project for both adults and kids, they can be simple or very complex with a variety of ingredients. Bath bombs are fun to make and even more fun to use, from relaxing and delicious blends of scents and skin loving ingredients. What you will need Mold (I use silicone molds... Read more »

DIY Soap Crayons
DIY Soap Crayons

Crayons are fun all the time! Imagine being able to take them into the bath, how fun would bathtime be!? Parents not to worry! Even though we would love to keep all of our children’s  masterpieces we know that’s just not always possible. This play time will be super easy to clean up: a quick wipe down... Read more »

DIY Peekaboo Cat Puppet
DIY Peekaboo Cat Puppet

Here’s how to make a puppet of the Peekaboo Cat that can really play peekaboo! You need: This template White Bristol board Four skinny popsicle sticks Scissors craft knife Glue stick Glue gun Steps 1. Print out the template.  With a glue stick glue the template onto to the bristle board. Cut out the cat’s body and... Read more »

Milo and Tobee on the School Bus
School Bus Photo Frame

It’s back to school time, and time for back to school photos! Taking pictures on the first day of school is a wonderful way to capture the passing of time as your child gets older, and you’ll want a wonderful way to showcase them for all to see. Try making this school bus picture frame... Read more »

DIY Carl's Cardboard Car
DIY Cardboard Car

It is Summertime! The kids are off on holiday, playgroups have died down for the break and your children have itchy feet. Stressful right? Well, we are here to help! Here is an easy distraction for them – Carl’s Carwash Cardboard Car! If you, the adult are willing to put in a little bit of... Read more »

Noodle and Pals Spoons
Noodle & Pals Wooden Spoon Craft

Bring your favorite Noodle characters to life with these adorable wooden spoon puppets. Now they are ready to play pretend or be apart of a fun puppet show created especially for mom and dad.  Supplies: Wooden spoons Acrylic paint Paint brush Foam Googly eyes Glue Yarn Scissors Tape Black and red marker Hole punch Start... Read more »

Peekaboo Cat and Dinosaur Planter
Super Simple Recycled Plastic Bottle Planters

Did you know that this Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day? This year’s theme is Plastic Pollution, so we’ve created an activity that can upcycle a plastic bottle you already have at home. Before we get started, here are some important facts on plastic pollution: Plastic in the ocean is a terrible problem. But there... Read more »