Bathtub Crayons

bathtub crayons

My kids and I had almost as much fun making these bathtub crayons as they did using them! I found several "recipes" online for these, but I ended up makinf my own thing because the recipes I found called for too much water and even after I let them … [Read more...]

How To Print on Shrink Film


Today I am going to show you how to print on Shrink Film. I am talking regular old Shrink Film. (Not the kind that is made for the printer and is much less affordable.) Last winter I agreed to help someone at my church make ornaments for all … [Read more...]

Kid-Made Baking Cup Flowers


It's almost May and that means Mother's Day is just around the corner. There are a ton of great gift ideas out there, but you and I both know that your mom would just love something made by your kiddos. Well, she is in luck because today I am sharing … [Read more...]

Fun and Yummy Gelatin Eggs


Hello to all you Somewhat Simple readers! My name is Laura and I am the new kid's crafts contributor. Before I get started telling you about the fun gelatin eggs I made for my son, I thought I would tell you a little about myself. I recently left my … [Read more...]

5 Indoor Activities for Kids

homemade gak recipe

While many of you are busting out of hibernation after an awfully long winter, those of us who live in Arizona are making our way indoors to avoid the triple digit heat! And because all of the kids have been out of school for weeks now, we've … [Read more...]

DIY Water Knee Hockey Rink

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My family (particularly my boys) are HUGE hockey fans. They LOVE the NHL and they also love to play hockey in any form- on or off skates, indoors or outdoors... they play it nearly every day, no joke! So when I came up with this fun Water Knee Hockey … [Read more...]