Toddler Crafts: Milk Carton Bird Feeder by Happy Family Blog

Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Bailey loves to help MiMi with her bird feeder and bird bath so when I saw this craft idea knew Bailey would love it.    Supplies: Milk carton Paint Piece of paper Hold puncher String  Knife  Step 1 – I did this part while Bailey was at school because I knew she would want to…

Toddler Crafts: Toilet Paper Binoculars by Happy Family Blog

Toilet Paper Holder Binoculars 

I recently read some posts about all the crafts you can do with toilet paper holders.   So I started saving them a couple of weeks ago.  Before I knew it we had a huge collection.  Our first craft idea was to create binoculars.  Like most projects I had a vision that was very different…

Preview: Dress up Closet for Bailey’s Birthday

I have had plans in my head for a dress up closet for Bailey for over a year.  Playing dress up is one of her favorite things to do.  Currently her dresses are all hanging on the side of a chair in the playroom.  I have been looking for the perfect piece of furniture to…

Toddler Craft, Edible Crafts, Color Recognotion

Edible Stained Glass 

Last week a friend posted some pictures of her toddler making these and I knew they were our next project.  Click here to view the original post. What you need Baking pan Parchment paper Cooking spray Metal cookie cutters Hard candies – we used life savers, but you could use jolly ranchers or mints as well.…

Toddler Crafts: Shell Necklaces by Happy Family Blog

Shell Necklace

When my sister in law and her family were in town.  Bailey’s cousin Avery was all about collecting shells on the beach.  Bailey has never been really into collecting them, but I figured after watching her cousins do it she would be more interested.  So our next trip to the beach we took a walk…

Pen Pals

I recently read a post about pen pals.  It inspired me, since Bailey is still so young and has family out of town I thought it would be fun to have family as pen pals.  Then I remembered that my cousin is at sleep away camp.  Last summer Bailey and Skylar exchanged letters.   It…

My DIY Kids Gallery Wall by Happy Family Blog

My DIY Kids Gallery Wall

Bailey loves to craft just like her mommy.  Between our home projects and school our house was overrun with beautiful works of art.  I wanted to have a place where Bailey could proudly display her art, but since I wanted her to be able to change it out at least weekly I had a really…