Pretzel and Almond Bark Gift

Pretzel and almond bark

End of the year also means end of our school year. We try to make special gifts for teachers and this year we made yummy pretzel and almond bark! The great thing about bark is that you can change the combination of ingredients to whatever you fancy or think will work together. We used: pretzels milk chocolate(we used two large slabs) shredded almonds red sprinkles (I want to add caramel/toffee next time I make this.) Simply pack out the pretzels in a flat, greased … [Continue reading...]

Carols Jar Christmas Family Tradition

Carols tradition

Do you have a special Christian family tradition you observe around the festive season? What do you do in your home to make this season meaningful? We are starting this Christmas carols jar tradition this year, and you could too! The idea is to use the jar on Christmas Eve(or any other time leading up to Christmas) and sing carols as a family. (You can use technology and find the song on YouTube to lead you if you are not confident or familiar will some of the carols.) To make the jar, you … [Continue reading...]

Worded Clay Ornaments

Clay Ornaments

We do love making our own Christmas tree ornaments, don’t you? We’ve joined up with other kid bloggers to bring you lots of ideas during 10 Days of Kid-made Christmas ! We made these pretty awesome worded clay ornaments! Salt dough is usually our go-to material when making decorations and keepsakes, but for this one […]

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Christmas Tree Luminary

Tree luminary

We are joining the Kid-made Decorations series today and made a pretty Christmas tree luminary from salt dough! You might remember the Christmas Tree Handprint Keepsake or the Fingerprint Wreath Ornament ? This was the salt dough from that same batch. 3 special projects with one batch of salt dough! (See the keepsake post for […]

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Easy Beaded Photo Frame

Photo frame

This “beaded” photo frame is super easy for kids to make and is a great kid-made gift idea too! This frame does not take long to make either, you can have a pretty beaded photo frame within 10 minutes! Start by making the photo frame by glueing 4 of the larger craft sticks together and […]

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Fingerprint Wreath Keepsake Ornament

Fingerprint wreath ornament

Here is a brand new keepsake idea for you: fingerprint wreath photo ornament. Is it not too pretty? You will need:  green salt dough(see this post for the ingredients) two circular items, one slightly bigger than the other Cookie Letter Stamps ribbon and bell red paint What to do:  Roll out the dough to 1cm […]

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