9 Fun and Easy St Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

Having five kids forces me to get creative with keeping them busy each day. One of my most favorite ways to do that is to have them help me with decorating the house for each holiday. We decorate for Valentine's Day, Easter, Christmas and even St. Patrick's Day! Why would you NOT add a few rainbows around your home to help brighten your day? {Trust me, they'll make you smile!}Today I have 9 St. Patrick's Day crafts that you can do with your kids that will have your home leprechaun ready in no time! And, there's even a couple crafts for gift-giving and wearing./1/ Rainbow Pots O' Gold - A simple terra cotta pot, a rainbow of paint colors and a bag of candy will make the perfect gift or table place setting!/2/ Lucky Clover Patch - Make this craft now and add a clover each … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Kids Crafts

You don't need to be Irish to enjoy the crafts and decorations of St. Patrick's Day. There's something about bright, colorful rainbows and cheerful, little leprechauns that can make anyone smile. Today we've gathered a bunch of fun and easy St Patrick's Day crafts that you can make with your kids!/1/  Puffy Paint Leprechaun - This looks like enough fun that I may want to join the kids in craft time!/2/  Pot O' Gold at the End of the Rainbow - I love to find a craft that uses "old school" craft supplies. I mean, how much fun are pipe cleaners and sequins!/3/  Rainbow Sensory Collage - This craft is perfect for little hands. You could gather the supplies for them, or go on a scavenger hunt for little things in all colors of the rainbow together. Either way, the … [Read more...]

Finding Magic on a Leprechaun Hunt {an Outdoor Game for Kids}

One of my favorite parts of having a two year old is exploring the world through her eyes. Everything is new, oh-so exciting and I know that I am building in fun traditions with her. Those memories she will have forever!Every holiday has its charm, and St. Patrick's Day is no exception! This year, Izzy and I decided to head out into the woods to see if we couldn't find a leprechaun, or at least his treasure!  Having your own Leprechaun Adventure is easy, and an affordable alternative to throwing a party. You and the little's can get out, explore nature and by the time you're done with your aventure, a nap will be in order!  Exercise AND a tuckered out kiddo-sign me up!For our adventure, we chose a selection of green and gold coins and a fun pot. Since everyone knows that the pot of … [Read more...]

Rainbow Foods That Will Blow Your Mind

From breakfast to dinner and from snacks to dessert, these rainbow foods will blow your mind. Seriously. Who would have thought of some of these?These bakers and cooks are so talented and creative to have made such a wide variety of rainbow foods! There's even such a variety of rainbow foods that you can find ones that are super healthy all the way to utterly decadent. Take your pick!1/Rainbow Cake with delicious rainbow layers- Blog Resipi 2/Rainbow Noodles - These look unusual but kids would love the rainbow colors - Tablespoon via Gimme Some Oven 3/Rainbow Salad in a Mason Jar - Eat Spin Run Repeat 4/Rainbow Pizza with Healthy Foods - Tablespoon via Bev Cooks 5/Rainbow Pudding for Pretty Side Dish - Blissfully Domestic 6/Rainbow Ruffle Cake - i am baker 7/Rainbow Sandwich for … [Read more...]

7 Easy Rainbow Snacks for Kids

Saint Patrick's Day is just around the corner. Add a splash of color to your children's snack plate with these fun recipes.Fruit in all of the colors of the rainbow? Wonderful. Fruit in all of the colors of the rainbow on a skewer? Brilliant. Your kids will love this snack after school or anytime.Rice Krispy treats are a tasty treat any day of the year. When you add the colors of the rainbow something magical happens.These Rainbow Gelatin Orange Wedges take a bit of time in preparation. But, the presentation is so much fun!These Chewy Rainbow M&M Cookies are always a hit in my home. Given a choice between a plain old chocolate chip cookie or one with bright and colorful M&M's my kids will always choose the M&M cookie. Always.Wait until you see the … [Read more...]