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Sisterhood of the traveling hearts

Sisterhood of the traveling hearts

I thought we’d try something a little different today. I’d like to take you on a year-long journey of how simple Valentines ideas, a little bit of love and a whole lot of kindness can evolve and grow into something truly beautiful. We’ll begin about […]

Cultivating the Next Generation of Animators

Cultivating the Next Generation of Animators

My daughter’s birthday is coming up. We’ve entered that period where just buying more toys to be buying more toys doesn’t make sense any more. Our home is bursting with the toys of three children, yet only the neighbor kids play with them. Instead of […]

Stuff Kids Love: Rainbow Necklace Craft

Stuff Kids Love: Rainbow Necklace Craft

You know how the mere mention of ice cream brings huge smiles and jumps of joy from kids?   At least that’s what happens at my house.  Well, sculpey polymer clay is kind of like that in art form.  Kids love it so much that […]

Finger Painted Flower Pots

Finger Painted Flower Pots

For me spring time and gardening go hand in hand.  These fingerprint painted flower pots are a great way to craft and garden with kids.  A fun and simple project with stunning results, painted flower pots make an awesome addition to the spring garden.  Use them […]

A colorful way to display all those LEGO minifigures!

A colorful way to display all those LEGO minifigures!

You’ll love this kid-approved afternoon craft project from Design Improvised,  such a sweet way to store and display all those LEGO minifigures! Do you have a LEGO obsessed kiddo at home? Or maybe one that has figurines of their favorite characters all over the house? […]

Design for Kids Series: Design Your Own Font!

Design for Kids Series: Design Your Own Font!

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 […]

Simple DIY Watercolor Wall Art

Simple DIY Watercolor Wall Art

I know a girl. She puts the color inside my whole world. maybe you’ve seen her taking a more hands-on, behind the scenes role around here? Post by Kids Stuff World. She’s always inspiring and has more creative talent than I know what to do […]

10 Powerful Life Lessons from Tinkerlab

10 Powerful Life Lessons from Tinkerlab

You know that feeling you get when you’re driving down the road and you hear a song on the radio you know is playing just for you? That’s the feeling I got when I opened up Rachelle Doolery’s new book, Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for […]

Inspired by the Wonderful World of Eric Carle Books

Inspired by the Wonderful World of Eric Carle Books

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 […]

Earth Day Craft Project: Found Things Collage

Earth Day Craft Project: Found Things Collage

One of my family’s favorite outdoor past times is exploring new trails and taking long, peaceful nature walks. We always come across the most fascinating things and items left behind on our trails. A few years ago, we started collecting these “Found Things” — interesting […]