Winter Crafts to Make Your Home Sparkle and Shine

Winter crafts are a great way to ring in the season, whether your child is schooling from home or in the classroom, this year has changed young schedules everywhere. It is important to include some arts and crafts in your family’s day! Get in the holiday spirit by creating winter themed crafts to display all around the house. This will be a step-by-step guide all about how to create each of these winter crafts. 

Great Gifts for any Kids on Your List

The holidays are right around the corner and OOLY and I are excited to put together this list for you to make it easy to shop these gifts for any kids on your list! Between teaching for over 10 years and parenting for 5, I have a pretty good grasp on what kids love. Plus, art is so fun for all ages! These items have been tried and true by my own two kiddos and they are some of our favorites! 

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.  

Planner Accessories: Expert Tips and Tricks

The one thing that makes me feel confident about the week ahead is planning it out and journaling it before it even starts. This might sound a little counterintuitive but I promise you you will be thanking me after your first journaling experience. 

Productive Morning Routine With Children Using Art Supplies

Establishing a productive morning routine is important and sets the tone for the rest of the day. With distant learning coming soon for many in the next few weeks, I wanted to share with you my tips & tricks for how our family gets through busy mornings with OOLY art supplies! It’s important to remember to be flexible with scheduling and young children. Keeping things light and fun will help keep the children happy!