Summer Camp: Easy DIY Comet Craft

Looking for an easy, fun craft for the kids to do–and one that will keep them busy outdoors, and possibly even teach them something?  This incredibly simple comet toy is the perfect summer solution. I can’t claim credit for this idea; my girls used to make these at their incredible, enriching, creative preschool, Desert Sun. …continue reading

Summer Camp: Rain Gutter Sailboat Races STEM Activity

A few years ago, my friend Nikki at Tikkido.com held a wonderfully styled “Raingutter Regatta” for her kids in the backyard. It was totally charming! Loved it! The idea of using rain gutters for racing has stuck with me, and I’ve used the idea for several school activities. What is really wonderful about this activity …continue reading

Darling Playhouse

darling playhouse

Check out this absolutely darling playhouse! Laurel over at Parcel and Frock came up with the rough plan for this cute and charming playhouse. After trying unsuccessfully to hire contractors and playground building companies to take her design and make it a reality, Laurel hit upon the genius idea of reaching out to a local career center. So …continue reading