Color Mixing for Kids: St. Patrick’s Day Activity

Color mixing with food coloring is a fun activity for kids and adults

Do you have kids at the age to learn colors and color mixing? Do you need a rainbow activity for St. Patrick’s Day? Do YOU need an activity, using household ingredients, that will teach both colors, color mixing for kids, scientific theory, and potentially cause 4 boys six years and under to pause for more than 10 seconds? You don’t? Good for you for making that life choice that shrinks the human population. For the rest of us breeders read on! Color Mixing Activity for Children Supplies Coffee (optional) Husband (Can I say optional? This post certainly wouldn’t have happened … Read more…

Autumn Sun Catchers

Tutorial on creating wax paper sun catchers in leaf shape.

Last week I had the pleasure of doing my first first ever craft guest post at The Experimental Home.  I wanted to keep it kid friendly and Autumn themed to blend with both of our website missions.  Laura graciously invited me to share these fall leaf sun catchers while making an awesome Spider Tutorial for Craft Thyme: My guest post and can be found at The Experimental Home in it’s entirety, but I have now added the instructions here as well. First, I wanted to touch on one awesome thing I learned! I can craft with my kids and collaboratively … Read more…

Spooky Spider From Gloves

Stuffed Halloween spider made from gloves

Hello and Happy October Craft Thyme readers! My name is Laura, and I blog at The Experimental Home, where I share my everyday creative experiments. I “met” Brianna back in August, when she was my package pal. We hit it off, and decided to pull the ol’ switcharoo on you today, I hope you don’t mind. Now that it is actually October, I am getting excited for Halloween. It is such a fun holiday, and it is so much fun to make silly and spooky decorations. Yeah, for me, silly and spooky go together. I am the kind of girl that laughs … Read more…