Paper puppets are fun and inexpensive but paper dragon puppets are the best! Whether you want to set up a 10 minute, nearly no-mess craft, educate little ones about Chinese New Year, or you just want to incorporate more pretend play into the day, these quick dragon puppets fit the bill.
You can make this DIY Mermaid Costume (it has a no-sew option, too)! We’ve made many dress up costumes and share our free patterns and proven beginner sewing tutorials to walk you through it step-by-step. Little Mermaid Costume I am so excited to announce that our little mermaid costume was selected as a feature at Everyday […]
After our recent trip to the beach and the aquarium there, Elise is deep in mermaid and ocean mode. Today, she was ‘swimming’ on the living room floor next to her jellyfish, dolphin and octopus. She was, of course, a mermaid. So here I am with a very quick craft using leftovers from the rainbow […]
The little one loves it when I get out the sewing machine. One day, we’ll get her a starter one when I feel she’s old enough to use it safely. But at 2.5 years old, I’d like to keep her pretending. While visiting a link party a few weeks ago, I saw a cardboard box […]
This FROZEN Queen Elsa Costume will please any fan! We’ve made many dress up costumes and share our free patterns and proven beginner sewing tutorials to walk you through it step-by-step.
This very popular Princess Anna Dress Up apron costume is perfect for any FROZEN fan. We’ve made many dress up costumes and share our free patterns and proven beginner sewing tutorials to walk you through it step-by-step. UPDATE: Thank you for looking at our popular FROZEN inspired Princess Anna Dress Up Costume, now featured by Parents Magazine! […]
When Elise was just beginning her walk-about in this world, I would Google research EVERYTHING! Some of my searches that I can remember: “best books for 6 month olds,” “top rated sensory toys for 8 month olds,” “best wooden toys for toddlers,” “how to stop being a neurotic first-time mommy…” Okay, maybe that last one didn’t make […]
A little crown for a little one to engage in some pretend play. Or, a little crown for Mommy to don and daydream. Hey, there’s no judging here. Some felt, some glue, and about 15 minutes. Total cost: $1.40. One dollar and 40 cents. Yep. And that can make two adjustable, reversible crowns, […]
I am sick. Like “sick-sick.” Like the “I have the flu because I kept putting off getting the flu shot for myself, even though I had my kid immunized many months ago” kind of sick. Flu sick stinks. Needing something quick and fun to appease the cooped up two year old who lives here, I […]
Look! It’s a fairy butterfly? Little Danger-dear just loved dressing up for the holiday and even got to go Trick-or-Treating with some kids from the ‘hood. Click on “Read More” below the picture to overdose on cuteness. Here she is on the front steps – please, do not harshly judge my pumpkin carving abilities… They […]