Creative challenge: The little box carpenter

It is my sincerest privilege to share this post along with 20+ fabulous bloggers who have collaborated together to present this creative challenge: creative ideas to do with a cardboard box.  This terrific blog linky was put together by the tireless efforts and leadership of Tinkerlab in honor of her 1 year anniversary.  Congratulations to Tinkerlab! As I have mentioned before, I am really not all that creative so coming up with a box idea left [...]

By | May 5th, 2011|Categories: The Value of Play|Tags: , , , |24 Comments

DIY valentine boxes and cards for preschool

This is a really cool and simple valentine box and matching valentine cards you can make with your preschooler. Start off with a sheet of poster board and fold it in half - long edge to long edge... Now open it back up and fold the long edges into the center leaving four creases lengthwise in your board... Now fold the poster board into thirds from the short edge. See below... When you open the [...]

By | February 8th, 2011|Categories: Valentine's Day|Tags: , , , , |12 Comments