Easy DIY Halloween Decorations

Easy DIY Halloween Decorations BOO! Are you as excited about Halloween as we are? Today I’ve started collecting some of the BEST easy DIY Halloween Decorations! So may of the supplies for all of these crafts can be found at the dollar store, the hardware store, or Walmart.  Make a glowing pumpkin sconce by putting […]

Tomato Cage Witch Hat

Tomato Cage Witch Hat This HUGE tomato cage witch hat for Halloween is sure to be a show stopper! Halloween is one of the BEST holidays to decorate for! Whether you like spooky things or super sweet Halloween touches, everybody gets excited for the big night in October. These witch hats look great grouped together […]

How to Make Glitter Glue Sponges

Elmer’s Glue has partnered with Smart School House for this post How to Make Glitter Glue Sponges Learn the step by step instructions for how to make glitter glue sponges for classrooms, small group centers, homework, artwork, and more! No more mess of drippy glue puddles! Glue sponges are my new go to for anything […]

Snack Caddy for Kids

Snack Caddy for Kids Make a snack caddy for kids on the go! Today we are sharing a smart after school snack ideas for busy kids and families. Use a shower caddy and fill it with great snacks, like a GoGo squeeZ® applesauce, to keep your busy kids fed on the go. Oftentimes, the hours […]

Worksheets with Color

Sponsored by Go Teach! Handwriting has partnered with Smart School House for this sponsored post.  Worksheets with Color I recently created some worksheets with color to help my kids prepare to go back to school. Did you know that color can help memory retention in learning? Have you ever noticed how words or math problems […]

The Best Homemade Shower Cleaner

The Best Homemade Shower Cleaner Homemade shower cleaners are a great way to replace pricey and chemical filled shower cleaners from the store. Try the best 2 ingredient homemade shower cleaner on tough soap scum or for daily shower cleaning. IT WORKS! Homemade cleaners are my favorite! With just two ingredients this shower cleaner will […]

Pine Sol Fly Spray

Pine Sol Fly Spray Do you have pesky flies all over lately? It’s that time of year and the flies can be more annoying than ever. Today I’m going to teach you how to make Pine Sol Fly Spray to help keep those flies away! Chances are, you probably already have everything you will need […]

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Flower Pomanders Made with Wiffle Balls

Flower Pomanders Made with Wiffle Balls Making flower pomanders with wiffle balls is something I’ve done several times in the past few years. They can be hung, placed on a stand, put in a centerpiece, or even used with a handle for a wedding bouquet. Did you know they’re also called flower “kissing balls”… isn’t that a […]

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Giant Pool Noodle Flowers

Giant Pool Noodle Flowers Who loves adorable DIY outdoor decorations? We do, we do! If you follow me on Facebook (don’t miss out and follow me here) then you might have seen these adorable GIANT Pool Noodle Flowers that I shared today.  Are you ready to make some? They’ll stand up straight in any yard […]

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Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights

Glowing Watering Can with Fairy Lights The project inspired by this post (translation needed). I was able to find some similar supplies here in the US and got to work! Welcome to Smart School House! Today I have a beautiful outdoor DIY to share with you. This glowing watering can with fairy lights is so beautiful and […]

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Sand Slime

This post is sponsored by Elmer’s Sand Slime It is no secret that we love to make slime, play dough, cloud dough, and even silly putty here at Smart School House. Today we are going to show you our newest creation: Sand Slime!  3-ingredient sand slime is a cinch to make which is why it is […]

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I Donut Know What I Would Learn Without You

I Donut Know What I Would Learn Without You We are gearing up for Teacher Appreciation Week at school and in celebration of our wonderful teachers we’re sharing this free donut printable gift with you!  I “DONUT” know what I would learn without you:) I purchased these white cookie boxes from my craft store (like Hobby […]

Cleaning Tips

Cleaning Tips These 3 Smart Cleaning Tips are THE BEST! I’m so happy to share these amazingly easy and smart ideas with you now that spring cleaning is in full swing! Have I mentioned that I love spring cleaning season? I love to open the windows, let the sun shine in, and feel the breeze blow […]

Carrot Napkin Utensils

Carrot Napkin Utensils Carrot Napkin Utensils – DIY bushel of carrots for Easter utensils! Green utensils wrapped in an orange napkin to look like carrots. Keep reading to see the complete directions and details about where I got the supplies. You’re going to get a lot of smiles when you display these utensils wrapped like […]

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Smart School House Office

Smart School House Office Welcome to the NEW Smart School House Office! I’m so excited, honored, and proud to welcome you:) Smart School House started back in 2012. At the time, I was working at my small computer in our master bedroom. Throughout the years, my “office” space changed with our 5 relocations, making it […]

Bunny Lollipops

Bunny Lollipops I have been so excited to share this spring craft with you! Today I’m going to show you how to make adorable little bunny ear (or bunny butt) lollipops using safety pops. Does a sucker it get any cuter than this? You’re going to LOVE this project!

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How to Make a Wash Cloth Bunny

How to Make a Wash Cloth Bunny Welcome to Smart School House! In celebration of all things spring and Easter, today I’m going to show you how to make a Wash Cloth Bunny! These are also known as boo boo bunnies and you can put ice cubes in them to help soothe a child’s boo […]

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Skittles Lollipop Garden Seeds

Skittles Lollipop Garden Seeds It’s no secret that we love to garden here at Smart School House. We like to grow chocolate carrots, ice cream cone seedlings, and today we’re going to show you how to grow a lollipop garden! I’m sure you can tell that we love to be creative, use our imagination, and […]

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