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Girls playing in Leprechaun Goo

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here so what do all of us non-super creative moms out there do? We start hunting around on Pinterest for ways to keep the kids busy. Well this year we have done the work for you. Here’s a roundup of 7 St. Patrick’s Day activities and 7 St. Patrick’s Day treats that you can make with your wee ones that won’t put much of a

How to make Goo

As I searched through Pinterest to find crafts to do with my 4 year old, I came across a post for a Leprechaun Gold search. The search was done using coloured shaving cream. I’m all for messy play but I found that I was not wanting to waste money a can of shaving cream for 15 minutes of play. Remembering playing with corn starch goo in science class (as well

10 valentine's day

On the 13th of February every year, I have a mini panic attack while trying to decide what to make for the annual class Pink & Red Day party. In my day, we called it a Valentine’s Day party, but I digress. As a long time practitioner of the ancient art of procrastination, I generally add some food colouring to cookies or cupcakes the night before and let it go. This

DIY Wall Art

I’m a sentimental mom, and I am known for hanging on to every bit of art that Alivia brings home from school, even if it is just a scribble on a piece of construction paper. As she gets older and the bin gets fuller and fuller, I realized that I am going to eventually have to part with some of these one of a kind masterpieces. Instead of mourning pieces,

Hand & Footprint Halloween Craft

I am not a Pinterest mom, I’ll admit it! But on rainy days, and in Vancouver there are many, I get inspired by talented and crafty mommas to do something creative with my kids. We don’t have an abundance of craft supplies, but always have the basics like paint and paper. And, with a preschooler at home, there often seems like there are more little hands and feet around than

sidewalk chalk

Why a crochet sidewalk chalk holder? I have a 3 year old who loves to play with sidewalk chalk, but is not a fan of getting her hands dirty. Every time she goes to play with her sidewalk chalk, she is constantly coming up to me and asking me to clean her hands off. I have found that there are certain brands of sidewalk chalk that are worse for rubbing