Do-It-Yourself, Toys

This is the Coolest Playhouse on the Block

DIY Cardboard Box Playhouse

We’ve all seen it happen—the kids get a shiny new toy, and hours later we find them playing with the shipping box instead. I think that children are naturally drawn to the unfettered possibilities provided by an empty cube of cardboard. […]


Do-It-Yourself, Holidays, Junior

DIY: Cardboard Animal Masks for Halloween

DIY Cardboard Animal Masks

You’ve bought the candy, the spooky decor is up, and the kids can’t wait to go trick or treating and show off their new costumes to all the neighbors. But if you’re anything like me, you’ve once again failed to pull together a clever disguise […]