The Martha Stewart’s of the world (you know who you are) make it look sooooooo easy. Handmade raffia tote bags with blooms? No biggie. Tissue-paper pom-poms? Done. Precisely pruned boxwoods? Amateur hour. Homemade French macaroons? Mais oui.
There are tons of sites that show you step-by-step how to DIY, but for most laypeople, those steps can be the entry to insanity. Trying throwing a kid or two into the project and you’ll be lucky if you escape with a single nerve in tact.
That’s where Spoonful.com comes in. A cousin site of Babble.com, it’s a place that’s sole purpose is to be an outstanding resource for activities, crafts, and recipes that you can do with and for kids.
Things like boys’ superhero-mask making 101, ladybug birthday parties, St. Patrick’s Day treats, gardening with kids, are all just a click away — and a few easy-peasy steps to an occupied afternoon and some seriously easy fun.
It’s a site that can help you turn the everyday into an occasion. Whether the occasion is a sick kid, snow day, school vacation or birthday party — Spoonful.com’s blog has got you covered.
Check it out and get busy creating with and for your kids!
Photo credit: Spoonful.com
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