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! 

The Calming Power of Art

Art can provide families with an incredible way to slow down and find calm in the chaos of day-to-day life. As a mom of three and a former preschool teacher, I have had so many opportunities to witness the power of art with my own family at home and in my classroom. Beyond just helping your child develop creativity, art has numerous other benefits including strengthening fine motor skills, providing your child with calming, sensory input, encouraging independence, and promoting problem-solving and resilience. 

Making Learning Fun For Everyone: Tips From a Teacher

New Year means back to school! Whether your child is schooling in-person or virtual, a good schedule and rewards system can help the transition back to school. OOLY has great supplies to make distance learning from home more fun and engaging! Make the back to school season easier with these ideas.

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.