Preschool Christmas Tree Ornament Craft – Dollar Store Snowflake

Dollar Store Christmas Tree Ornament Craft for Kids

This is a super quick and easy ornament craft you can make with children, from toddlers on up! My two and four year olds loved making their ornaments and ALL the supplies were purchased at the dollar store! I bought these supplies at the REAL dollar store, so the grand total was $4 for supplies, […]

Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt – Granny Stitch Star (free pattern)

Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt - Granny Stitch Star - Free Pattern via My Merry Messy Life

I made this crochet Christmas tree skirt for my kids’ tree and I just love how it turned out! It’s merry and bright, and so very ruffled. I love the granny stitch star blanket pattern that makes it look even more Christmassy! Crochet Christmas Tree Skirt Written and designed by Sara of My Merry Messy […]

DIY Kids Felt Christmas Tree Craft

DIY Kids Felt Christmas Tree

This felt kids Christmas tree is perfect for young children as it’s virtually indestructible, and even the craft-challenged parent can tackle it in an hour or less. You just need felt, scissors, and cookie cutters! There’s nothing more un-fun than keeping small children off the family Christmas tree – for an entire month! We’ve been just […]

All Natural Christmas Gifts – Winter Care Gift Sampler

All Natural, Green Christmas Gift Set

Here is a sampler of some of my green, all natural recipes and ideas that you can quickly put together to create a unique, special and very functional Christmas gift! All of the items are 100% natural, organic, pure and safe for your body.¬† I bought these ¬†from Amazon and stamped them with some festive […]

Christmas Craft with Kids – Felt Star Tree Topper

Kids Felt Christmas Tree Star Topper

A quick and easy tree topper your child can make for their own Christmas tree using felt, pom-poms and puffy paint! We have literally gone hog wild this holiday season in our house with felt, pom-poms and puffy paint. Once I started one project with Gabe, the creativity and ideas just kept on coming and […]

Crochet Christmas Star Ornament – Free Pattern

Crochet Christmas Star Ornament - Free Pattern

Here is a quick and easy crochet Christmas star ornament you can whip up in under 30 minutes! It’s a perfect teacher’s gift, or to add a little something extra to a gift. This pattern is started exactly like my crochet christmas star garland, except you don’t work rounds 4 to 6. If you’d like […]

Christmas Felt Wreath Craft with Kids

Christmas Felt Wreath Craft with Kids

This Christmas felt wreath with pom-poms and puffy paint is super easy and fun to make, even for a toddler! We’ve had so much fun this December coming up with ways to use felt, pom-poms and puffy paint to make our own Christmas decorations. In addition to this wreath, we also made our own felt […]

Christmas Craft with Kids – Felt Ornament with Puffy Paint and Pom-Poms

Christmas Crafts with Kids - Felt Christmas Tree Ornaments

Our kitchen table is getting bombarded with paper, scissors, felt, glue, paint, pom-poms, smiles, giggles and chatter – all to make crafts for Christmas and for some homeschool preschool! These adorable Christmas ornaments are so easy for kids to make, mine’s only 3, using felt, pom-poms, puff paint, and scissors. My preschooler, Gabe, and I […]

Crochet Christmas Star Granny Garland – Free Pattern

Crochet Christmas Star Garland Free Pattern

Christmas has arrived on our mantel with the creation of my crochet star garland! Here is a free pattern and photo tutorial so you can make one, too. To print the pattern, just click on the “Print Friendly” button at the bottom of this post. I’m so happy with the way it turned out, after […]

Toys for Kids – Green, Eco-Friendly and Educational

Favorite Educational Toys for Kids

Electronic, light-up, noisy toys are flashy and fun and capture me just as much as the kids – right at first. They can seem like the perfect gift to give your favorite kid, as you picture their face lighting up with excitement as they rip open the package and play with the toy – just […]