Posts Tagged ‘Christmas craft

Snow Day + Homemade Advent Calendar

Normally, Chicagoans enjoy very fine autumn weather. It isn’t unusual for the kids to play in the sidewalk¬†sprinkler well into October. But, this year, winter came in early November and hasn’t left. Last Monday the kids even had a very unexpected snow day from school. We were coming off a long week off for the […]


Activities for Advent

The holiday season is upon us, and like most mothers I am busy looking for ways to make it a special time for my kids.¬† We are a young family, and now is the time when traditions are started and memories are made. To recognize the ~25 days of Advent I typed up some simple […]


A Christmas Wreath for Little Hands

The trouble with winter afternoons in Chicago is two-fold: not only are they cold, but they tend to get dark pretty early.¬† As a mother, this leaves me in a quandry: how do I fill the time between nap and bed?? Lately, I’ve been keeping the kids busy with simple crafts that require little more […]