Top Five IKEA Favourites For Kids


It’s back! Ikea is returning to the Maritimes, with a full size store in Halifax! Construction will start this summer, with an opening anticipated in 14 to 16 months. I remember when IKEA was here…

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PAW Patrol Footprint Art


We love footprint art projects in our house, and we love PAW Patrol, so of course we had to make some pups with our paws.

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Our Traditional Christmas Play Dough Recipe


HOMEMADE CHRISTMAS PLAY DOUGH RECIPE Making your own play dough can be a great way to engage your kids in the kitchen & let their little creative minds wander. It can also save you a…

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Remembrance Day Wreath Craft


HOW TO TEACH YOUNG CHILDREN ABOUT REMEMBRANCE DAY Teaching young children about Remembrance Day is an important duty that can sometimes feel overwhelming, but one that can also remain fun and age-appropriate with crafts, stories,…

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Two Turkey Crafts


Just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, here are two easy turkey crafts you can make with the family. Wine Cork Turkeys Supplies Cupcake liners Wine corks Googly eyes Red pipe cleaner Orange felt/paper/foam Glue These…

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September Craft: An Apple Tree


SIMPLE APPLE TREE CRAFT FOR SEPTEMBER I find it tricky to come up with crafts that relate to the season in September. Autumn colours feel too soon, summer themes a little dated. So I was…

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Marching Band Drums


Liven up your home with some musical, crafting fun! Who can resist a marching band? Grab a few simple supplies and you can fill your house with music. Supplies Empty containers Balloons Rubber bands Ribbon…

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Father’s Day DIY No Dye Tie Dye Tie


With three little ones at home, we’re big on homemade, creative gifts for our special occasions. For Christmas, we made Pickle Planet’s Papa some funky tie-dyed socks – without actually using dye. I found the…

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Three Quick Boredom Busters


Finding yourself stuck inside and in need of some quick activities to keep the little ones happy? Here are our go-to Boredom Busters, perfect for any space! Hopscotch All you need is tape! Masking tape,…

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