Headed into the Holidays at Home with OOLY

As we approach the holidays, I am sure many of us have been thinking about how to make this year extra special! As a Montessori teacher for over ten years, I am here to give you some fun ideas on how to make the most of your holidays at home. You can do these with your family through art! Art projects are a perfect way to connect with your children. 

Black Paper Crafts That Sparkle and Shine

We are going to show you how to make our favorite black paper crafts that sparkle and shine! With a new season comes new opportunities to get creative. Black paper is one of our favorite materials to make colors pop and stand out. It’s a great way to think outside of the box for your typical arts and crafts. These activities are perfect for all ages and can be adjusted to any skill level.  

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Pumpkins make a wonderful canvas for bright and beautiful designs for the Fall season. When decorating pumpkins, get creative and use lots of colors and fun designs. To get your house, classroom, or any space Halloween ready, we’ve rounded up our favorite decorating techniques and inspirations- enjoy!

DIY Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags

I absolutely love Halloween because it’s a time of year when you can be as creative as you want. These midnight DIY trick or treat bags are easy to make and fun to decorate for kids of any age.

Spooky DIY Bats Perfect for Halloween

It’s never too early to start decorating for Halloween at our house!  This year we are making black paper flying bats with neon designs in addition to our usual pumpkins and spiders!