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Spring Crafts for Kids: Pasta Flowers

Colorful pasta noodles are perfect for making fun spring crafts for kids! These cute pasta flowers will help welcome spring into your home without any mess in your home! Hi there! It’s Kelly from Typically Simple and I’m excited to be sharing a kids’ craft with you, especially since this one reminds me that spring is just around the corner! My little guy and I love to go on nature …continue reading


Valentine’s Day Party Ideas: Valentine’s Day Straw Toppers

These straws toppers are super cute Valentine’s Day party ideas. Make them ahead of time to use as table decor or have the kids make them as a fun party craft using the free Valentine’s Day printable!   Hi there! It’s Kelly from Typically Simple and I’m so excited to share a super easy, super fun little project with you! Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays to make …continue reading


Christmas Tree Applesauce Snacks

This post has been sponsored by Mott’s®.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. Who’s ready for kids classroom holiday parties?  Did I just see you wince a little bit? Don’t worry!  We’re going to make this painless and even save you some money in the process.  Our Christmas Tree Applesauce Snacks are the perfect healthier classroom snack idea.   Christmas Tree Applesauce Snacks We have a tendency to like to …continue reading


Two Ingredient Homemade Play dough

This homemade play dough recipe only requires two ingredients and the kids will love how soft it is to mold and roll into different shapes. Two Ingredient Homemade Play Dough   Hi there! It’s Kelly from Typically Simple with a fun kids’ activity! As a former teacher and now mom to a preschooler, I love coming up crafts and activities that are not only fun, but have a bit of …continue reading


Family Dinner Conversation Starter Printables

Family Dinner Conversation Starter Printables Family dinner conversation seems to be a thing of the past. No more! Let’s make it our mission to bring back eating dinner at the table, talking with our family members and connect at the end of the busy day. Our Family Conversation Starter printables are the perfect way to do just that. On a driving vacation this summer I brought along a travel journal …continue reading

Valentine’s Day Mailbox & Printable Valentine Cards

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Hogs & Kisses Valentine

This may contain affiliate links. I’m not sure who looks forward to Valentine’s Day more, my girls or me.  I absolutely  adore creating something cute for Riley’s class.  Even before she went to preschool, I came up with a creative Valentine for the kids at day care.  With this being her first year in school, as a kindergartner, I could not disappoint.  I made sure I didn’t with these adorable …continue reading


Rudolph Pudding Cups

Are you looking for the perfect classroom snack idea for the holidays?  Then look no further!  These Rudolph Pudding Cups are so cute and include minimal supplies.  I was inspired to make these after the viral success of my Penguin Pudding Cups. Rudolph Pudding Cups I told you that the supplies needed for these Rudolph Pudding Cups were minimal.  You’ll need {affiliate links}: Chocolate pudding cups Gold & Red pipe cleaners …continue reading


Penguin Pudding Cups

 We love cute, easy holiday inspiration.  Since both of my girls are at an age where they appreciate the cuteness, I take full advantage of it because before I know it I’ll have teenagers that want nothing to do with all my cuteness.  Although, who in their right mind could possibly say no to these Penguin Pudding Cups?  They are just too cute!   Penguin Pudding Cups I love crafting …continue reading

Thankful Handprint Pumpkin

I just have to share this project again!  It adorns our kitchen table every Fall and it’s always admired.  Isn’t there just something about those itty bitty handprints that just do you in?  I love decorating with them as you’ve seen from my Sea Life Hand Print art.  With the time of Thanksgiving upon us, I am always reminded of how thankful I am for my beautiful family.  This time last year …continue reading


Last Day of School Coloring Printables

Hello, it’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade. Is anyone else doing the “School’s almost out” happy dance? I think I am more excited for school to be over than my kids. They are worried about missing their teachers and friends, and all I can think about is lazy summer days. But I am jumping the gun because school is not out yet. We still have a couple weeks. Since I …continue reading


Printable Daisy Gift Bags

Hello everyone! It’s Kati from Houseful of Handmade here to share more printable paper crafts. I love paper crafting. It is so fun to be able to create fun things from just paper. And with some fun digital designs printed on the paper, the possibilities are endless. Since May is right around the corner, I thought I would do something fun for Mother’s Day. But mom’s need something really special …continue reading

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