My daughter is getting a play kitchen for her 2nd birthday, and we decided to whip up some play cupcakes for her to "bake" with her sweet new setup. We used a small muffin tin that came with a kids' baking set (from bed bath and beyond) and some easy salt dough. Great for a snuggly weekend activity with your little sprout. Here's the scoop:
Before you begin - the baking portion of this project takes about 3 hours, so we broke this activity into two days, baking & painting.
Basic salt dough recipe (enough for 9 mini cupcakes and a little extra): mix 1 cup flour, 1 cup salt, 1/2 cup warm...
Yesterday, my daughters (22 months and 5 months) and I hosted a valentine’s day party for their playgroup pals. I asked Leah what kind of a valentine’s day party she wanted, and she remembered a book that we’ve read called “Dinosaur Valentine.” That, combined with her current incredible love of dinosaurs, led us to plan a unique and really fun dinosaur valentine’s day party.
We decided to make dinosaur crayons for her friends to take home as valentines, a nice alternative to sugary candy and sweets. We hit a few speedbumps in the crayon-making process, so hopefully we can help...
Today a sweet girl celebrated her 4th birthday like a princess. We designed up a birthday suite for Isabella with invitations, thank you cards, a birthday shirt and princess skirt for the birthday girl, some fun ribbon crowns for her guests, crown cupcake holders, a banner, and favor tags. Our favorite part? Her mom, Kristy, decided to go with a "giving favor" and donated a fruit tree through Samaritan's Purse for each guest at the party. Love it. Check out more "giving favor" ideas here.
Happy birthday Princess Isabella!