How to Make a Cookie Bouquet

January 24, 2013 at 18:32 | Posted in General, Holidays, Kid Concoctions | Leave a comment
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Valentine's Day Treats for Valentine’s Day is the special day dedicated each year to show our friends, family and sweethearts how much we love them. It’s often celebrated by giving fancy cards, chocolates and flowers.

This year, instead of the expected bouquet of flowers, surprise your loved one with a unique and yummy twist to your gift: a cookie bouquet!

They’re easy and fun to make and your extra personal touch will not go unnoticed!

Here’s all you need to get going:

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A Little Science Project: Growing Crystals

December 6, 2012 at 12:26 | Posted in General, Kid Concoctions | 10 Comments
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My kids recently grew salt crystals using colored salt water on a sponge, and the ALEX Toys Kid Concoctions Grow a Crystal Dino set was a great way to expand their understanding of crystals and how they form!

how crystals grow

The set comes with a small pouch of crystal liquid and two trays to hold a cardboard dinosaur and two cardboard trees. My four-year-old and six-year-old worked together to set it up.

Once it was put together, it was time to hypothesize about what would happen when we added the crystal liquid.

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How To Make Your Own Native American Napkin Rings

November 16, 2012 at 16:41 | Posted in Crafting, Holidays | Leave a comment
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Napkin Rings Dinner TableHere’s a fun way to make decorative napkin rings that look like a Native American headdress. The items required are ones that you almost certainly have on hand in your home, so you’ll be able to set the kids up quickly!

It’s a great opportunity for them to also be involved with the Thanksgiving holiday preparations. They’ll have fun making these easy, colorful crafts, your table will look festive and your guests will be impressed with the personal touch! Smiles all around 🙂

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