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Easy patriotic snack for kids. Kids can make this red, white, and blue treat themselves for a 4th of July barbecue or family picnic.

Easy Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Treat for Kids

Easy Patriotic Treat for Kids Getting kids in the kitchen to help with desert is easy but finding a recipe that is kid friendly to prepare can be a little more challenging. With summer coming up we’ve found the perfect red, white, and blue desert that kids can make too! This easy patriotic snack looks […]

DIY slime recipe for kids. Earth themed slime made without borax.

DIY Slime Recipe Earth Themed Slime

DIY Slime Recipe for Kids Slime is getting really popular these days. Both kids and adults are making slime at home for play and to reduce feelings of stress. Because I know we can all be a little more stress free, and because diy slime is just so fun, I’m sharing a special earth themed […]

Fun family Easter activities roundup. How to natrually dye Easter aggs, make Italian Easter bread, kids Easter crafts and Easter treats for kids.

Fun Easter Activities for the Family

Fun Easter Activities for the Family Do you have a favorite Easter activity? We love just about every Easter craft we come across and today I’m going to share a few of our absolute favorite Easter activities for the family! Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs A great way to celebrate and enjoy nature this spring is […]

Learn geography with a diy playdough earth activity! Build a model of the earth.

Playdough Geography Model of the Earth

  Playdough Play and Geography Learning through play is a great way to introduce earth science concepts. Today we’re playing with homemade playdough and making a diy model earth. We’ll count the continents, name the oceans, and talk about landmarks on each continent. Making playdough at home is a fun early learning activity that introduces […]

Calming lavender playdough recipe to make at home plus ten more scented playdough and paint diy recipes!

Calm Down Lavender Playdough Recipe

  10+ Scented Playdough and Paint DIY Recipes Making scented playdough and paint are fun DIY projects for sensory play, calm down time, and seasonal activities. We recently made scented lavender playdough for evening play to help the kids calm down before bed. The kids play with their homemade playdough while I read them a […]

Apple tasting sensory activity with a free printable! Apple activity for fall.

Apple Tasting Activity for Kids with Printable

Apple Tasting Activity for Kids + Printable Kids are heading back to school soon which means fall is quickly approaching. We homeschool part time and I love incorporating apple activities into our curriculum. Basically, I love everything fall! I’m sharing an apple themed printable that will get your kids trying healthy foods while doing an […]

Italian Easter Bread Recipe. DIY Italian Easter Bread.

Italian Easter Bread

This is an amazing and delicious Easter tradition – Italian Easter bread! I’ve made this Easter bread for years with my kids. It’s a sweet bread, made with milk and sugar and has an Easter Egg in the middle! There’s a lot of Italian recipes for Easter breads, some are savory and some are sweet. This […]

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Cherry Heart Tart Recipe

Cherry Pie Hearts for Valentine’s Day Make these amazing cherry heart pies this Valentine’s Day!   Ingredients pie dough (use your favorite recipe or buy some pre-made pie dough) fresh cherries, chopped ricotta cheese sprinkle of sugar 1 TBSP butter, melted Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line your baking sheet with parchment paper. Roll […]

Chickpea Cookies

Chickpea Cookies with Chocolate Chips, Walnuts, and Pumpkin Peanut Butter

Try making these delicious – and healthy! – cookies. Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) are an excellent source of fiber, protein, and iron. The many health benefits are described in better detail here. This recipe uses a whole can! Not only are these cookies packed with good stuff, but they’re also gluten and egg free! In the spirit […]

Best salt dough ornament recipe

Best Salt Dough Ornament Recipe

Posted by our guest blogger Kristen Beer from With a Grain of Salt. Looking for the Best Salt Dough Ornament Recipe? We compared two different popular recipes and found a winner! It’s amazing what you can do with minimal money, effort, and resources. This week, I compared two different recipes to make hand made gift tags. […]

best playdough recipe

Best Playdough Recipe

Posted by our guest blogger Kristen Beer from With a Grain of Salt. Homemade playdough. The crafty mom’s right of passage. But which is the best playdough recipe? Cooked? No-cook? Microwave? Keyword search “playdough recipe” on Pintrest and be prepared for a tidal wave of pins. If you take the time to start looking through them […]

Coconut Lime Italian Ice

Coconut Lime Italian Ice Recipe

Another great kid-friendly recipe from our guest blogger Kristen Beer from With a Grain of Salt. Tonight I made something kind of like Italian ice. I got some limes from a neighbor’s tree and started looking up recipes! I ended up combining two and the results are delicious! This cool tasty treat is sweet, tart, and […]

Squash muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

  Another great kid-friendly recipe from our guest blogger Kristen Beer from With a Grain of Salt. Finding ways to get food to be the right texture for my  3 year old to eat has become a challenge. It’s a balance between trying to help him eat healthfully and trying not to cater to his every […]

Egg Waffle Recipe

Egg Waffle Recipe

Another great kid-friendly recipe from our guest blogger Kristen Beer from With a Grain of Salt. As I’ve mentioned before, my son is a very particular eater. He cannot bring himself to touch, much less try to eat, new foods, especially if they’re wet or sticky. Forget sauces and gravy, dips and condiments. He likes his […]

Easy Fruit Leather Recipe

Easy Fruit Leather Recipe

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Baked Taquitos

Baked Taquitos

Another great kid-friendly recipe from our guest blogger Kristen Beer from With a Grain of Salt. Finding things my kid will reliably eat on a regular basis ranges from a torturous chore to an exciting challenge and excuse to experiment in the kitchen. My latest experiment is the baked taquito. My kid loves taquitos but I wanted […]

Heart-shaped Food

Heart-Shaped Snacks

Get 25% off the first month of your new craft box subscription with code BLOG25! Green Kid Crafts delights kids each month with eco-friendly craft and STEAM activities delivered right to their door through our company’s craft subscription box program. Kids are sent a monthly Discovery Box, which is packed with between 5-8 activity kits designed to […]

melting olaf

Melting Olaf

Do your kids love the movie, Frozen, as much as ours do? These healthy Melting Olaf cups are sure to be big hit at any celebration and are really easy to make! Supplies: Greek yogurt, googly eyes, candy corn, chocolate chips, baking chocolate. Step 1: Scoop yogurt into clear cups Step 2: Make a face on top with googly eyes, […]

Solar S’mores

You don’t need to build a campfire for your kids to get their fill of gooey marshmallow-and-chocolate s’mores this season. Just tap into the sun, the fuel source that people around the world use to power solar ovens. Here’s an easy pizza box model that will let you catch enough backyard rays to cook the […]