Crafts/Projects

Winter Break Fun in the Bronx

Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG   Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see  cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.  

The Bronx Finally Has a Paint Your Own Plastercrafts Place

Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook   Finally, a place to drop in and paint some fun plastercrafts in the Bronx. Artisticsocial, located in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx, offers open paint times where visitors can drop in and paint to their heart’s content. Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook   The studio opened late last year, and offers a variety of painting and crafting experiences for all ages. In addition to their plastercraft

Host a Valentine's Day Soiree with Goodies from Oriental Trading

Looking for some cute ideas to host a Valentine Soiree or even just a craft meet up with the kids? We picked some of our favorite things from Oriental Trading to get you started…     First, choose what style decor you want to go with. Oriental Trading has a fun selection of heart garland ideas that can be hung on a mantle, across windows, or on the wall.    

Host a Vision Board Party

  My tradition of creating an annual vision board started around 3 years ago. My friend Alexis and I somehow got into the idea and each year she would come over for brunch and vision board creating. We’d sip mimosas while we cut out inspiring words, phrases, and pictures- and then glue everything down on our large poster boards. And no, vision boards aren’t just adult collages with champagne involved-

Winter Recess Fun: Create-Your-Own Events for Kids in the Bronx

  Create Your Own Soap and Bodysplash Creation with Confetti Kids Rosemarie of La Bella Essentials LLC joins Confetti Kids for a fun afternoon of creating. The instructors will guide your child in making Melt and Pour Soap with fun colors & glitters, and a Body Splash Spray from a fragrance they chose from. Each child will take home a decorative soap and a 2 oz Body Splash Spray. $25

Thanksgiving Craft & Activity Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained While You Cook

Happy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is here! For those who are too young to help out in the kitchen, we’ve picked some of the easiest Thanksgiving craft ideas from Pinterest to keep the little ones entertained while you cook. Have some more fun ideas? Leave a comment below with your go-to Thanksgiving crafts. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

Creating DIY Masks with Yoobi

  Halloween is on a Monday this year, so we’re sure many families will be out collecting candy early and then looking for some low key fun at home after. If you’re looking for some last minute activities, we’re loving this craft idea that also gives back to classrooms in need. Yoobi offers fun, bright DIY activity sets in addition to their school supplies and other products. And the best

Crafting with Seedling

It’s fall. That means apple picking, pumpkin spiced lattes, and enjoying as much outdoor time as possible before we’re stuck indoors. However, there are already those brisk autumn days where the couch and a plush blanket are where it’s at. Keeping some fun craft kits for the kids are a great way to still spend quality time together or just to keep them busy while you get things done around

Terrarium Planting with Dunecraft

April showers bring May flowers- so for Earth Day last month we decided to plant some fun terrariums. Dunecraft sent over five of their cool terrarium options for us to try out. With the help of 3 year old Gia and 10 year old Briana, we were ready to plant!       First up was a Pincushion Cactus from their Tiny Terrarium line. This tiny little thing is the

This Weekend at Wave Hill

  SAT. MAY 14    EARLY MORNING BIRD WALK Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early morning walk to spot birds in the gardens and woodlands as well as the skies aboveWave Hill. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the public. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. This walk is free, and admission to the

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