Valentine’s Door Decor

Heart Door Garland from Cereal Boxes and Yarn on PagingSupermom.com #valentines #recycledcraft #kidscraft

Heart Door Garland from Cereal Boxes and Yarn on PagingSupermom.com #valentines #recycledcraft #kidscraft

My kids really love decorating for the holidays, but after all that goes into putting up and taking down Christmas (if you follow me @bettijo on Instagram you know the dirty, little secret that I just FINALLY got my Christmas tree down last weekend) … Valentine’s decor tends to be a bit sparse at my house — I’m simply out of steam. Alas the real craft we designed this month for local parenting magazine Raising Arizona Kids is just the thing to liven up my front door.

Heart Door Garland from Cereal Boxes and Yarn on PagingSupermom.com #valentines #recycledcraft #kidscraft

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Let it Snow

Learn how to make snow from bar soap at PagingSupermom.com #snow #winter #kidscraft

Learn how to make snow from bar soap at PagingSupermom.com #snow #winter #kidscraft

Since we live in Phoenix, we have to make our own snow fun (see what we’ve done in the past here and here). So you can imagine our excitement when we learned a trick for making a fluffy pile of snowflakes with nothing more than a bar of Ivory soap and a microwave.

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Easy Apple Craft

Mini Paper Plate Apples #preschool #applecraft #backtoschool #fall #apples

We are making another television appearance on Phoenix’s NBC Arizona Midday program TODAY! If you’re local be sure to tune in to Channel 12 at 1 pm to see us. (Fingers crossed they will put our segment online like last time, but no promises.)

Mini Paper Plate Apples #preschool #applecraft #backtoschool #fall #apples

We will be sharing some of our back to school ideas including our Notebook Paper Banner and Lunchbox Jokes. We will also be showing how to make this adorable apple craft — the perfect activity to do with your pre-schooler who is probably feeling lonely now that all the his/her siblings are back in class.

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