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My daughter LOVES to create masterpieces every day. She pulls down her box of supplies and demands to color any time she enters our kitchen where our box is stored. I thought today I would share some of the toddler friendly supplies we have in ours!   Crayola Color Wonder Markers and Books These are […]

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This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted.  I never realized how many headbands a little girl can accumulate! I hate throwing headbands into a drawer because they always end up tangled together. I wanted to find a more creative way to display them… And here’s what I came up with! This […]

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how to make DIY bike streamers

In May, a few of our Quad City Moms Blog writers helped kids make custom bike streamers at the Bettendorf Bike Rodeo. They were so popular, we wanted to share them on the blog, too.   DIY Bike Streamers Supplies: Wooden golf tees Eye screws Thumbtack or nail Ribbons Directions: Gather your supplies. Use the thumbtack or nail to […]

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Valentine LOVE craft canvas art Quad City Moms Blog6

love of little hands and feet

Is there anything more irresistible to a mom than her baby’s hand and foot prints? It doesn’t matter how old my son gets, those hands and feet never stop reminding me of the love I have for my baby. They are also a bittersweet reminder of how small he is now and how quickly he’ll grow. So with Valentine’s […]

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QCMB Tie Dyed Eggs

messy and mess-free easter eggs

A few weeks ago, we shared fun kid-friendly confetti Easter eggs. Today, we’re back with two more favorites! One is MESSY and one is MESS-FREE. And both are fun for kids and adults! We’ll start with the messy version. Watercolor tie-dyed Easter eggs These have the look of the T-shirts I tie-dyed at Girl Scout […]

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confetti easter eggs

Our house reeks of vinegar and boiled eggs. Which can only mean one beautiful thing … EASTER EGGS! This year, I set out to find a creative Easter egg decorating idea that was fun for me and my son. It’s not easy to find something that’s safe and entertaining for an almost-two-year-old. But these confetti […]

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DIY pumpkins

diy: no-carve pumpkin decor

Halloween is quickly approaching and if you feel like you are running out of time to decorate your pumpkins, the following three ideas will take you very little time and money to complete.  I had all of the items needed for the decorating at home in my craft/wrapping bins, which meant I only had to […]

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Asher Snowman

puffs container snowman craft

Our Asher is a busy boy.  He likes to run, crash, jump,and play in the wildest of ways!  So, I was pleased when we were able to sit down together one evening and work on a craft project together! As an aside, he LOVES Superheros.  When he’s not at school, he’s pretty much living in […]

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diy ribbon wreath

Who likes getting crafty?!  Sometimes I wish I had more time for things like creative projects, but when the “bug” bites me, it’s kind of hard to push the ideas out of my mind. Last spring, Jake & I got to go to Chandler, Arizona (sans kids!) to visit Jake’s brother Jeff & his wife […]

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