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15 Christmas Inspired Pretend Play Ideas

15 Christmas Inspired Pretend Play Ideas

It's no secret that my children love pretend play so today I have gathered together 15 fun and fabulous, Christmas inspired pretend play ideas for those children who love to imagine and pretend. Some are small world ideas and others are larger, themed dramatic play spaces but all of them are simple … [Read more...]

10 Christmas Decorations Kids Can Make

10 Christmas Decorations Kids Can Actually Do

I see so many great Christmas craft ideas on Pinterest and Facebook that I get excited about crafting with my girls but then I give myself a reality check and remember that they are only young and so I really need to stick to simple things that they can do, without too much help from me. I … [Read more...]

The 12 Days of Simple Family Christmas Traditions

12 Days of Family Christmas Traditions

This post is sponsored by BIG W. One of the things I love about Christmas is my children’s sense of wonder and unabashed joy at sharing in all of our little family traditions. From the moment we set up our tree their excitement is palpable - I just want to soak it up and bottle it as I know they … [Read more...]

Popstick Christmas Tree Garland

Popstick Christmas Tree Garland Christmas Craft for Kids

What do you do when your child is loving a Christmas craft so much that they want to make more and more??? Let them make a whole collection and then string them up as a Christmas garland! That's exactly what happened with these simple Popstick Christmas Trees. These Popstick Christmas Trees really … [Read more...]

How to Make Christmas (and New Years) Crackers

How to make Christmas crackers

In today's post the wonderful Kate from The Craft Train shares a fabulous tutorial for making festive crackers to celebrate both Christmas and New Years. In my family homemade crackers at Christmas time are a bit of a tradition. We've made them every year for a while now, and it's not just … [Read more...]

French Toast Christmas Trees

French Toast Christmas Trees: A simple and healthy breakfast or snack idea

My girls love French Toast and I love what a simple, healthy food it makes for breakfast, lunch or snack time. These French Toast Christmas trees were so easy to make and super yummy to eat! How to Make French Toast Christmas Trees You will need: One slice of bread per tree (use your … [Read more...]

5 Nature Inspired Christmas Projects

5 Outdoor Nature Inspired Christmas Projects

In this post regular contributor, Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature shares five fabulous nature inspired Christmas projects. If your family is like mine, the holidays are filled with family traditions. Every year, we look forward to baking holiday cookies, watching Christmas movies and going to … [Read more...]

Simple Reindeer Snack: Just 4 Ingredients

Simple Christmas Reindeer Snack Idea

This cute Christmas reindeer snack is simple enough for kids to make themselves. Using just 4 ingredients, it makes a super fun treat when the afternoon snack attack hits! Simple Reindeer Snack Recipe You will need: Melted white chocolate Oreo biscuit/cookies Pretzels - we used the … [Read more...]