What children’s books I’m reading to my toddler right now

  My 31 Favorite Children's Books for Toddlers King Bidgood's In the Bathtub by Audrey and Don Wood. This one was gifted to us as...

DIY Block Printing with a Potato

Perhaps our favorite thing about this project is it is just as fun for kids or adults! The short material list and simple shapes...

DIY Painted Blocks for Kids

Did you catch the #toddlertemptation I did with Jasper this weekend on Instastories? (You can see it saved in highlights) I set out a...

Book Recommendations + Book Club May 2020

  Try a virtual book club For anyone wondering how well book clubs work from afar, try out your favorite video conferencing app! Invite some friends,...
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Win a free year of our coloring page subscription!

How to enter to win Every single person who signs up for the Print and Color subscription in May will be entered into a drawing....

Maybe we’ll never have this time again…

Ten years ago, I had just graduated from graduate school in Washington, DC. I had started The House That Lars Built a couple of...
Thank you card for nurses day you can print at home

How to show our thanks on Nurses Day

Embroider a sentiment on scrubs Scrubs were never designed to be a luxe fashion item - they are designed to be practical. Practical doesn’t have...

16 Podcasts for Curious and Creative People

Career/Finance/Business Podcasts for Creatives How I Built This (business): Guy Raz of NPR chats with “innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists” about how they got to where...

How to Display Your Picture Hope Coloring Pages

How to spread hope Join in the global cheering trends (clapping for healthcare professionals, rainbows in windows, etc.) with your own coloring pages from Picture...
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30 Sidewalk Chalk and Hose Activities

Here’s our Ultimate Guide to Sidewalk Chalk Activities Yellow Brick Road - Jasper adores this one! He takes some of his pull toys down...
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How to Relieve Anxiety Quickly

Over the holiday season, a startling number of my loved ones had babies - they come in waves, you know. I couldn’t be there...
Mother's day activity pack for Mother's Day gifts the kids can help with

Mother’s Day Gifts the Kids Can Help With (and a sale!)

Mother's Day gifts the kids can help with Our Mother's Day Activity Pack comes with everything the kids will need to make mom tear up...