Category: Crafts and Sewing

Awesome Books for Third Graders Recommended by Third Graders

Awesome 3rd grade books recommended by 3rd graders. Children's Books, book series, chapter books.

Awesome 3rd grade books recommended by 3rd graders. Children’s Books, book series, chapter books.

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Upcycled Dryer Vent Halloween Wreath

From trash to treasure - an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

From trash to treasure: an old dryer vent becomes a festive Halloween wreath. Halloween craft, dryer vent pumpkin, easy Halloween decoration.

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Easy Craft: Candle Holder for All Seasons

Simple candle holder made with clothes pins that can be redecorated every season.

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Autumn’s Beauty Wreath: A Story of Trial and Error

Autumn's Beauty Wreath: Using seed pods and dried flowers and fruit to create a fall door wreath. Autumn Door Wreath. California Native Plants.

Using seed pods and dried flowers and fruit to create a fall door wreath.

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Hollywood Themed Classroom Door Decoration

Hollywood Themed Classroom Door Decoration for Boosterthon Fun Run. Movie theme door decoration.

Hollywood Themed Classroom Door Decoration for Boosterthon Fun Run or other fun event.

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Pikachu Box Top Collection Box for the Classroom

Pikachu Box Top Collection Box - This simple project turns a boring oatmeal container into a fun Pikachu ready to hold all of those box tops.

This year I was suckered into graciously volunteered to be Room Parent for my son’s 3rd grade class. While it will take up a considerable amount of my free time at some points of the year it should also make great blog fodder. Like today and this fun and easy Pikachu Box Top Collection Box. …

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How I Made a Computer Monitor Stand for Free

How I made a simple computer monitor stand from scrap wood to save my neck and some money. ergonomics, home office, upcycle, DIY

Do you bend your neck to look down at your computer monitor? If so, you are unnecessarily straining your neck muscles. You could buy a fancy monitor stand to raise it to the proper height. Or you can be cheap like me and make one for free. If you aren’t concerned about ergonomics, you should …

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Fun Garden Sign

We have had some of our giant lilac plants die in the yard this year, leaving big empty spots. I can replant them, but it will take awhile for them to get that big again, so my husband and I decided to add some fun decorations to brighten up the yard and fill in. The …

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