DIY Homemade Valentine Play Dough

DIY Homemade Valentine Play Dough

Play dough is one of my favorite things to make with my kids.  They love watching it cook, kneading it, adding the colors, etc. and enjoy that they are able to help with the entire process from beginning to end.  With February right around the corner, I decided to make a batch of homemade Valentine […]

Lemon Play Dough Recipe

Lemon Play Dough LETTER L

For our first week of preschool, we are focusing on the letter L.  I told the kids I would make a batch of homemade play dough and decided to add a new lemon play dough to our line up since it’s L week.  Bryson and Bella love play dough and it’s rare that we don’t […]

Egg Carton Bug Craft

DIY Bugs Egg Carton Craft

One of the great things about crafting with kids is that it never has to be perfect.  Crafting for us is just an opportunity to get creative and in this case, recycle some items in our home.  We had so much fun on this egg carton craft.  The kids loved making these egg carton bugs […]

Handprint Turkey Shirt with Puffy Paint Tutorial #ilovetocraft

turkey handprint shirt craft thanksgiving

I know it’s only October, but this handprint turkey shirt is so fun to make and cute that you’ll want to do it now so your child can begin wearing it.  Y’all know that I never craft alone- my kids are always involved and this shirt is no exception.  After receiving a pack of puffy […]

Green Kid Crafts Monthly Subscription Service {Giveaway}

Green Kid Crafts Subscription Kits

If you’ve been around here any time at all, you know that we enjoy all kinds of kids crafts and activities.  Making our own art and craft supplies like homemade play dough and edible finger paint is the norm, but when it comes to putting actual crafts together, I’m not very creative.  That’s where Green […]

Marbled Pottery Painting – Preschool Craft

Marbled Preschool Pottery Painting

This marbled pottery painting preschool craft started off as a “mommy” project- no kids allowed.  Both Bella and Bryson were tucked in bed on their way to sleepy-town.  So I thought.  Bryson must have sensed that I was about to start a project that involved paint and Plaid products.  The kid loves paint- acrylic paint, […]

Water Wall out of Pallets and Recycled Materials

Water Wall Logo

If you like the It’s Gravy, Baby! Facebook page, then you’ve already had a sneak peek of this project.  If you don’t, what are you waiting for!?  It’s fun over there and I share bits and pieces of our daily lives. When I first decided to make a water wall, I knew that if it […]

Encourage Creativity & Play with an Activity Filled Easter Basket

Easter Basket

I’m always up for a challenge and this one was so much fun.  The challenge was to build an Easter basket for $30 or less and I could only shop at Kmart, which is cool, because I love our Kmart and they have rockin’ sales!  To stretch my money, I checked out the Kmart circular […]

Marshmallow Snowman Preschool Craft

Winter Preschool Craft

Even with Christmas in the rear view, I still want to celebrate the season with some fun winter preschool crafts.  Bryson doesn’t sit still for long, so I look for quick crafts that don’t call for a lot of supplies.  I saw something similar to this on Pinterest, so we added our own details and […]

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees – Preschool Craft

Christmas Tree Preschool Craft

This is a simple little Christmas preschool craft that doesn’t take much time and only requires a few supplies.  If you like this craft, you’ll like our marshmallow snowman too.  For this, you’ll need some glue, popsicle sticks, and pompoms or something similar to use as decorations.  I found the green craft sticks at Walmart.  […]