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Fun and Kid Friendly April Fool’s Day Pranks

Fun and Kid Friendly April Fool's Day Pranks @NotSoIdleHands.com

April Fool's Day is very soon and as our kiddos are getting older, they are itching to try their hand at pranks each April 1st. I have to admit, though, so far I've been the reining champion of silly stuff around our house, but each year they get smarter and it's harder to trick these kids of ours. This year, I've thought up some new jokes that I can hopefully pull over on them....but if not, … [Read more...]

Dazzling and Delightful Easter Crafts and Treats for Kids

Dazzling and Delightful Easter Crafts and Treats for Kids @NotSoIdleHands.com

We are enjoying a whole lotta sunshine and warm weather lately and making us thing about fun Spring and Easter things to create. Here are some of the ones we put on our list: Sparkling Glitter Easter Eggs from Girl Inspired Yummy Cinnamon Sugar Breakfast Bunnies at Tablespoon Cute Easter Peeps Pops by Love From the Oven {you can get straws to make these in our Etsy … [Read more...]

Painted Rainbow Bead Necklace + Cool Painting Hack

Painted Rainbow Bead Necklace + Cool Painting Hack @NotSoIdleHands.com

Since the weather has warmed and St. Patty's Day is next week, we wanted to make more fun things to wear for Spring. I also wanted to show you a cool hack to use when painting beads....it's life~changing. Seriously! You'll Need: Wooden Beads {I carry these in my Etsy shop} Paint~ I used the "pearl" finish from Martha Stewart Paintbrush~ duh Plastic Straws Rice in a container … [Read more...]

Braided T~Shirt Bracelets for St. Patrick’s Day~Great Craft for Kids!

Braided T~Shirt Bracelets for St. Patrick's Day~Great Craft for Kids! @NotSoIdleHands.com

Do you have some old t~shirts hanging around screaming for a new purpose? Use them to make some adorable new bracelets and if you make them in green they can even help keep you from being pinched this St. Patty's Day! Start by cutting your knit t~shirts into 1 inch strips. If you don't have any old t~shirts to cut up, you can run over to your local fabric store and buy a bit {you can buy … [Read more...]

13 Cute St. Patty’s Day Treats For Kids

13 Cute St. Patty's Day Treats For Kids @NotSoIdleHands.com

We really love St. Patrick's Day around here and always try to do something fun to celebrate. But honestly, I use these holidays to make cute yummy treats that make me drool and even though we won't get around to all these cute yummies this year, we definitely need to add them to our list! Lucky Charms French Toast {Yep! You heard right} by Tastes of Lizzy T's Homemade Rainbow … [Read more...]

14 Cute and Easy Valentines For Kids To Make

14 Cute and Easy Valentines For Kids To Make @NotSoIdleHands.com

The big day of love is coming soon and my kiddos are on the hunt for cute Valentine's to make for their classmates next week. We found so many awesome ones and wanted to share some with you all. Kinetic Sand Valentine's at Smart School House Valentine Word Find by The Happy Scraps {You can get Washi Tape here} Yoda Best from Design Wash Rinse Repeat {great one for … [Read more...]

Message In A Bottle…Or Even On A Spool

Message In A Bottle...Or Even On A Spool @NotSoIdleHands.com

We all love getting little notes letting us know how much we are loved and thought of, but I think it's even more fun to be the giver of these sweet sentiments. If fact, my girlies adore writing messages on tiny pieces of paper and leaving them for me and the hubs to find.....and are delighted when we return the favor. It's my favorite, though, to see the light in their eyes when they get little … [Read more...]

2 Bite Valentine’s Cheesecake In A Jar

2 Bite Valentine's Cheesecakes In A Jar By: NotSoIdleHands.com

Valentine's Day is coming soon and I wanted to make a little treat that would be cute and yummy! Well, since I just LoVe cheesecake, I thought that would be a great treat to pop into some adorable teeny jars and spread some love around. Plus, I also just LoVe these itty bitty Weck jars {here in my Etsy Shop} and am always looking for a way to use them! You'll Need: For the filling 1~ 8 oz … [Read more...]