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Fun and Easy Tic Tac Toe Kids Travel Game

Fun and Easy Tic Tac Toe Kids Travel Game By: NotSoIdleHands.com

So, I just looked at a calendar this afternoon and realized that summer is closing in....fast!! That means I need to get some things ready for the times we will be in the car for longer than we really want to be trapped in a car together. I thought these cute muslin bags would make a great bag and board for a tic tac toe game the kiddos can play in the car....or anywhere, really. You will … [Read more...]

Lucky Leprechaun Donuts and Tricky Leprechaun Traps

Lucky Leprechaun Donuts and Tricky Leprechaun Traps By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Nothing says March like tiny green donuts and cute little Leprechaun traps, right? Well, a few years back, when my older two kiddos were in Kindergarten (different years, same school) all the kiddos were assigned the cutest project ever! They were asked to make a Leprechaun trap to bring in to show the class. Then, on St. Patrick's Eve all the traps were put to the test to try and catch one of the … [Read more...]

Fun Instagram Mom~Love Is In The Air

Fun Instagram Mom~Love Is In The Air By: NotSoIdleHands.com

February is here and love is in the air! Or sick germs who love this family anyway.  We started off the month with my 3 month old in the hospital for 4 days with bronchiolitis and a virus. And the cherry on top you ask?  Just 4 hrs after arriving at the ER with her, my husband calls and says he needs to bring our 4 yr old...all I can say is we have the best family and friends around. People were … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine Toilet Paper Tube Crackers for Kids

Easy Valentine Toilet Paper Tube Crackers for Kids By: NotSoIdleHands.com

We're getting closer to the biggest day of love and romance of the year and it feels like the weather is trying it's darnedest to make doubly sure that all the love~birds out there have plenty of reason to cuddle for extra warmth. If you do need a fun craft to help keep you warm out there, check out these easy hand warmers here. These Valentine crackers are super easy and your kiddos can whip … [Read more...]

37 Awesome DIY School Valentine’s for Kids

37 Awesome DIY School Valentine's for Kids @NotSoIdleHands.com

Man! I reeeeeeelly love Valentine's Day! All the hearts and pink floating around everywhere and reminding us to show our love {or at least "like"} for others. I'm on the look-out for Valentine's cards my kiddos can whip up for all their friends at school, so I wanted to share some of my favs here {and boy did I find a LOT!}. I Need S'more Friends Like You! Lightsaber Valentine's Sweet … [Read more...]

15 Easy Sewing Projects For Kids, Tweens and Teens

15 Easy Sewing Projects For Kids, Tweens and Teens By: NotSoIdleHands.com

My girlies are getting older and have started showing more interest in learning more "grown up" activities, like sewing. But, of course they need to start off with the simpler types of projects.....and since I'm a champ at sewing straight lines (and somewhat wiggly)....that's exactly what I teach them. I've been on the lookout for some cute things they can start off with and these are some that … [Read more...]