Seashell Choker Necklace

How to make a seashell choker necklace

  Summer vacations at the beach provide a great opportunity to collect seashells.  Then, once back home, you can make beautiful crafts with them.  This year, we made seashell choker necklaces and earrings from the treasures we found while on vacation. We decided to use some small seashells with holes to make our shell jewelry.  […]

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Beach Art

  There is something special about going to the beach.  I love the fact that most beach activities are simple and yet fun for all ages.  I have seen fathers carefully finishing beautiful sand castles, which they started to construct with their toddlers!  I wonder who enjoyed playing with the sand more in the end, […]

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Finding Faces in Everyday Places

If you have ever taken care of children, at one point or another you must have run out of ideas for keeping them entertained and wondered what you could do.  Here is a very easy, can-be-done-anywhere kind of activity. While strolling around town, you can look for faces in everyday places!  A stone, a wall, […]

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What’s hiding in the shadows?

  Searching for the invisible creatures that hide in the shadows is a fun art project for kids and grown-ups.  You simply need a piece of paper, a pencil and an object with an interesting shadow.  But most of all, this detective work requires your keen imagination! The first key to finding worthy invisible creatures […]

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Stop motion videos made easy!

  We recently bought a wooden mannequin of the kind that is often on display in artists’ supply shops.  We named him Woody. Once at home, we wanted to have Woody do something interesting.  So, we decided to make a short video of him doing the Moonwalk. We first took twelve step-by-step photos of Woody […]

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Wild Flower Bookmarks

  Spring is coming! The other day, I went bicycling with my husband and daughter in the country and discovered that wild flowers were starting to bloom.  Soon, the fields will be full of bright yellow, purple, white, red, blue, pink, green… As always, we picked some wild flowers to bring home.  Unfortunately, they do […]

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