Archive for Kids

Apple Cinnamon Playdough

I received a copy of 101 Kids Activities for my review.  My opinions are 100% my own! I long for Summer every single year and then once it’s here I feel like I start planning for Fall almost weeks into vacation.  It’s a little crazy.  I believe it all stems from the fact that for me Fall is kind of like my new year.  It gives me a clean slate …continue reading

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Fun Snacks for Kids

I absolutely love the Summer because it means I have more time with my kiddos.  Both of my girls like to help in the kitchen and I’ve found that it’s a great way to get them busy, while making memories.  They love seeing a fun snack come to life right before the eyes.  My oldest has definitely told me that I’ve made magic in the kitchen before.  Love her!  Now, …continue reading

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Handprint Art Bookmarks

Looking for fun ideas to do with the kiddos over the Summer?  I’m always on the lookout too.  Handprint Art is one kids craft sure to please kiddos and parents alike.  Why not turn those handprints into bookmarks…Hi NY Melrose Family readers!  It’s Ariean from OneKriegerChick here again to share a super cute craft kids will love because it’s fun and messy…and parents will like it because it’s easy and …continue reading

Sparkle Playdough

Avery’s Fairy First Birthday was full of girly frills and unique touches.  You’ll see tomorrow the fun beverage that we served that both the kids and grown ups loved.  Psst… it’s only 3 ingredients so you can’t lose so be sure to stop back tomorrow.  Today I’m over at Smart School House sharing another one of our party favors for the guests.  Our Sparkle Playdough is so easy to make …continue reading

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Fairy Magic Wand

Last week I shared with you my tutorial on how to make a tulle pom pom and I promised that I would show you how we used them for Avery’s first birthday.  I shared that we used them as gift toppers for the playdough party favors and decorations as a pom pom garland, but I also alluded to something a bit more.  I went with a Fairy theme for her …continue reading

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Fun Snacks

I absolutely love snacks.  I would eat them all day long.  Especially when they are bite size and perfect for dipping!  There’s just something about having a snack that is easy to grab and run after the kids with.  Plus, I don’t feel guilty having them snack along with me.  This collection of Fun Snacks has everything from healthy pick me ups to decadent cookie cups. Fun Snacks   Click …continue reading

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Summer Crafts for Kids

It’s just about that time of year where you start to scramble for things for the kids to do over the Summer so I’ve collected six fabulous crafts for kids that will work for multiple ages.  Each of them have a little bit of a girly flair to them, but there’s nothing wrong with that, right?! Summer Crafts for Kids   Click next to view each of the six summer crafts …continue reading

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Creative Garden Ideas for Kids

Now that the warm weather is starting to make it’s appearance here in NY it’s time to start figuring out what to do with our garden.  Every year I change it up a bit so I’m always looking for inspiration, which is why these Creative Garden Ideas for Kids is absolutely perfect for us.  I always try to get the girls involved with my projects, but I found that it …continue reading

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Fun Projects for Kids

Fun Projects for Kids The colors of Spring are popping up everywhere, which gets me so excited because my girls and I absolutely have cabin fever.  We are ready to force Spring into our home, which is exactly what I plan to do with these Fun Projects for Kids.  There are 8 fabulous tutorials on how to create the perfect project for your kiddos.

Projects for Kids: Kids Rainbow Art

Life can certainly get busy and hectic with a house of boys.  I try to give our house over at OneKriegerChick  pops of color to give it a girly touch.  Our Just for Kids Command Center is a perfectly example of color meets organization.  Today I'm super excited to be here sharing projects for kids that are fun {and bright} with my Kids Rainbow Art project for St. Patrick's Day Projects ...

Party Favors for Kids: DIY Kings Crown

My love for party planning is absolutely my passion.  I've definitely come to realize that over the past couple of weeks.  I'm happiest when I'm putting together something that starts with the tiniest detail and finishes in exuberant style.  I love the reaction of others.  Especially, of my four year old.  Although, I definitely go all out, I also always find projects that are quick and easy.  These party ...

Kids Thanksgiving Crafts & Activities

The older Riley gets the more I find that I love finding activities for her to do on special occasions and holidays because it leaves a lasting memory for her and there is a physical artifact of that holiday.  So, ten years from now we can look back and say, “Remember the Thanksgiving when…”  Plus, those activities will keep her busy and out from underfoot in the kitchen while I’m …continue reading

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