Crafts inspiration and tutorials to help brighten and keep your home, homeschool, and person. Crafts can help bring homeschooling lessons to life, whether they be craft projects for history, holidays, literature, or even math or science! We prefer to work with natural materials, such as paper, wool, and wood, though we have been known to experiment with other materials on occasion.
Sensory beanbags are a great educational tool for all children and when made from various textures, can add a tactile component to learning as well as addressing the needs of children with sensory processing challenges. I wanted some beanbags to toss while practicing skip counting this year and it occurred to me that I might […]
Earlier this year, I finally succumbed to lure of washi tape. While I have had issues with actually using my washi tape, because it is so pretty, so I feel upset that if I use it, then I won’t have it anymore, Sola has had no such issues. For Sola, washi tape has been the […]
We’ve made DIY pinwheels for a few summers in a row now. They are an easy summer craft to make with children. Big pinwheels, like one Sola is holding above, make cute summer decorations, while smaller pinwheels are fun for kids to run around with. To make a pinwheel, you will need: Dowel 3/8″ thick, […]
This month, I tried to use more kite paper and less silhouette in my June window transparency. Also, with Father’s Day being the only holiday of the month, I decided to use a fairy theme instead of a holiday theme, because Sola is obsessed with fairies. I did double layers of each of the kite […]
A long time ago, I saw a picture of the most gorgeous window star that I had ever seen. It is actually made from four different window stars of different sizes. When I saw it, the first thing that popped into my head was “dahlia”, which is one of my favorite flowers. So I decided […]