Happy Handmade, the new craft book you & your kids will love!

Happy Handmade -- a must-have craft book for playful kids and their parents!

*Happy Handmade is an e-book, you can purchase & download your digital copy here. I’ve been a lover of craft books for as long as I could remember. Growing up the way I did and moving around so much, I never had a lot of toys. I used to spend hours in libraries and bookstores flipping through […]

My Secret Weapon: Boredom Busters from Smallful

Love this Paper Toy Collection from Smallful.com

The kids have been home for a couple of days now and I am reluctant to report I have already heard them mutter the B-O-R-E-D word a few times. I don’t know how we have made it this long without them using it, but they have picked it up somewhere and I don’t like it. […]

How to make cinnamon ornaments that look good enough to eat (but please don’t!)

Making these handmade cinnamon ornaments is a new favorite family tradition. We mixed in glitter to make them even more special

If you’ve been keeping up with us on Facebook, then you know we made homemade cinnamon ornaments for the first time this week. Post by Kids Stuff World. And apparently, we did such a great job … that both my husband and my dog can’t keep their paws off of them! One of our gingerbread […]

The Easiest (WyldStyle) Wildstyle Lego Movie Costume Ever!

Easiest Halloween Costume EVER! WildStyle from the LEGO Movie

This costume really couldn’t get any easier! All you need to make your own WildStyle (WyldStyle) LEGO Movie Costume is a pen and some paper, a black sweat suit, some bright pink and blue duck tape, scissors, and some hair chalk. To Make Your Own WildStyle (WyldStyle) LEGO Movie Costume Start, by sketching out the […]

A Short Story: Unbloxing Creativity and Making Friends

Unbloxing creativity with GoldieBlox

 but as clever as she was with gadgets and gears, she had trouble being herself around other girls. When friends came over to play, they would usually raid her untouched dress-up bin or redecorate her doll house while she sat close by building cities out of legos or geared up to save endangered stuffed animal […]

Back to School with Tea Collection

Back to school looks for boys from Tea Collection

I can’t believe we are lacing up our shoes and getting ready to go back to school next week. Seriously, I need a few more days, weeks, months to soak up these tiny people before they sprout on me all over again. Over the summer, they have surely grown half a foot. We had to […]

101 Kids Activities to Keep Your Children Entertained

An Encyclopedia of Boredom Busters.

Do you have any little makers in your house? Kids that constantly need to be making or building something or taking something apart to see how it works. I have three of those kids, plus a handful of neighborhood kids who are always looking for something fun to do. We go through TONS of books […]

Design for Kids Series: Design Your Own Font!

Design for Kids | Learn about fonts and design your own font to stamp with!

Today is a big day. Stacy and I have been dreaming up a Design for Kids Series for some time now and we are finally ready to unveil it! One of the things I love about Kids Stuff World is the wonderful curation of projects and ideas that appeal to design-minded parents everywhere. I blog over […]

Osmo – Toys of the future, today.

Osmo - a new way for kids to connect with technology

Have you ever been amazed by how easy it is for a toddler or young child to pick up a smart device and start using it? It just comes naturally to them. Imagine what would happen if we could tap into the intuitiveness of a touch screen and apply it in a hands-on learning situation. […]

Inspired by the Wonderful World of Eric Carle Books

Art work inspired by Eric Carle

Celebrating the wonderful world of Eric Carle, beloved author and illustrator by highlighting some amazing art work inspired by his books. Best known for The Hungry Caterpillar and his Brown Bear series, his tissue collage technique is easily recognizable and adored by young fans all over the world. We didn’t have to search far to […]