Thursday, September 29, 2011

Halloween on Pinterest

Halloween is around the corner...a time for junk food and creepy crafts.  Here are some spooktacular possibilities for you and your ankle biters.
Have fun and get messy!
:-)  Miss Jenna

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Ready for some fun???

Who wouldn't love to play around with this thing?!  I think you and your family should give your construction skills a try and build this totally awesome marshmallow catapult.

Have fun and get messy!
:-)  Miss Jenna  :-)

Thursday, September 8, 2011

DIY :: Play-Doh

When I taught pre-school, the teachers would go in a rotation to make our own Play-Doh for our ankle biters.  I mean, a school could go broke if they had to keep buying it and the stuff dries out so make it!  I couldn't find a recipe like the one we used, but this one is really close.  The only thing we didn't use was the Kool-Aid.  I'm sure it makes the play-doh smell good, but that also seems like it would lead to a lot more eating of it than playing with it.  ;-)


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup salt2 t cream of tartar2 packages of Kool Aid (don't use purple, it turns grey)
  • Food Coloring (optional)
  • 1 T oil
  • 1 cup water

Cook all ingredients over medium heat until it forms a ball (5-10 minutes).  You can enhance the colors by using food coloring if you like.  That's it!  Eazy Peezy Lemon Squeezy.

Have fun & get messy!
:-)  Miss Jenna

Saturday, September 3, 2011

SCIENCE :: Growing Stalagmites

Hello Ankle Biter Art Friends!  It's been awhile since I stopped by, huh?!  Sorry about that....been busy over at Diary of a Featherhead getting that established, making jewelry and other artsy things and working on a play!  I haven't gotten together with my little ankle biter helpers Sam & Molly in a long while, so I don't have a homemade kid craft to share with you today, BUT I do have this great link to a fun science project!

Click THIS LINK for will take you to a wonderful blog called Everyday Art.  I hope you and your little mad scientists enjoy this one!

Until next time...have fun and get messy!
:-)  Miss Jenna
p.s.  I'll try not to stay away for too long next time.