Tag Archives: non crafty mama
Posted on 02. Apr, 2012 by Sharon.
Okay so this one isn’t going to win any awards or anything. But it’s a classic. I was tired and they were begging for a craft. If you need directions, well, then you need more help than The Life of Reilly can provide. Seriously.
Posted on 12. Feb, 2012 by Sharon.
I searched for a bit to try and find a Valentine that both my 5.5 and 3.5 year old could make together. I gave them a couple of choices and they decided on these ones from Martha Stewart. They were real easy to make. I could have let the 5 yo do some cutting but thought it [...]
Posted on 01. Sep, 2011 by Sharon.
Again, I don’t think I can take credit for this one either. I don’t know if I saw it somewhere or if it just came to me in a vision as I was looking at yet another egg carton in the recylcle bin. You’ll need: egg carton construction paper markers scissors glue I know most sites would [...]
Posted on 25. Jul, 2011 by Sharon.
Yeah I’m surprised too. Surprised that we made these, that we use them and that it’s me writing this post :-) This is the craft that keeps on giving! It won’t just gather dust somewhere on a shelf. You’ll actually use it. I love it becasue the craft has to stay small to fit inside [...]
Posted on 19. Jun, 2011 by Sharon.
My kids aren’t doing any camp or organaized activities this summer except for two weeks of swim lessons. They’re for all of 35 minutes. So we’ll have some time together. A lot of time. I need to get over my craft loathing fear. I do not like gooey, painty, glittery messes. I didn’t really like it [...]
Posted on 13. Feb, 2011 by Sharon.
I am soooooo not crafty. The thought of painting with my kids seriously gives me fits. Unless it’s summer and we can do it outside and I can hose them off. Otherwise it just doesn’t happen. We make Valentine’s and Birthday cards as a rule. But as far as crafts go, that’s pretty much why [...]