Arts and Crafts| Weeks in Review

Mermaid Doll Making Kit This was one of our more special art projects this past week. I purchased this Mermaid  kit from Joann’s and it included everything needed to make the mermaid. Instructions were simple and easy to understand and we had fun making it. Transforming Ninja Star with post-it notes One of my sons…

Arts and Crafts | Week in Review

One of the reasons I love sharing arts and crafts is because when I started homeschooling, one of the things my child who had gone to public school missed was the crafts they did. Needless to say, i make an ardent effort to ensure that they get their share of these activities.

Ramadan Decor

As my children have gotten older, so too has their understanding and abilities. They now understand the meaning behind religious holidays and auspicious months such as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. It was an absolute joy to decorate our home with their handmade decor this year. I hope you enjoy the pictures.   It…

DIY door hanger| Paper flowers

I saw this on a fellow mommy blogger’s page and had to absolutely try it with my daughter. We didn’t make the wreath but instead, made a door hanger for her bedroom door.This was really simple (a glue gun is key) and it was fun. As you can see, it turned out pretty cute. Please…

Origami

This Japanese art has become the new favorite activity in our home. It was born out of our love of Japanese food. One of the restaurants we like has little origami stars decorating the bottom of vases. One night while we waited for our dinner to arrive, we chatted about what origami was and then pulled…

Perler Beads

Whenever these come out, its guaranteed that we will spend a couple hours making different designs. Fun for the entire family! The kids turned their designs into key chains, necklaces and bracelets.    

Pottery Wheel Fun

Dirty Hands, Creative minds, lots of mess and huge amounts of Patience required!