Marshmallow Paint

Marshmallow Paint Do you ever end up making something and thinking to yourself, “Self, this is really COOL!”? Well, that happened to me just the other day. This marshmallow paint started out of desperation and ended up being an amazingly fun, colorful, educational, and EDIBLE paint that we will use for years to come. Can […]

Washcloth Reindeer

Washcloth Reindeer You will love this adorable DIY washcloth reindeer Christmas craft and it makes the perfect homemade Christmas gift idea. I love that it’s easy enough for kids to make and cute enough to give anybody on your Christmas list! Plus, it smells so good… When this time of year comes around, I love getting […]

Plastic Plate Snow Globe

Plastic Plate Snow Globe Happy holidays! Winter is here in several parts of the country, and although it doesn’t snow where we live, we still love to participate in snowy crafts! Today’s winter craft idea is just for the kiddos. We recently made a mason jar lid snow globe (seen here). This plastic plate snow […]

Giant Paper Plate Lollipops

Giant Paper Plate Lollipops SO many people love this easy DIY Christmas craft! These are giant paper plate lollipops for Christmas. They are super cute as a garden decoration or you can line your driveway with them. Plus, they cost less than a dollar each to make! They do not have to be painted perfectly because the cellophane makes […]

Cinnamon Scented Ornaments

Cinnamon Scented Ornaments If you follow me on Instagram (which I love you so much for) then you most likely saw me the day I made these cinnamon scented ornaments with my kids. The entire house smelled like cinnamon and it was the perfect way to kick off our holiday season! Making old fashioned ornaments […]

Penny Challenge

Penny Challenge Looking for something fun to do with your kids? Consider starting a penny challenge! Even if it’s not January 1st, you can still start. Begin any day of the year, collect pennies, and after 365 days you will have saved almost $700! I made a cute little label that you can print and put […]

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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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 […]

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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How to Make Homemade Paint

How to Make Homemade Paint Buying paint for kids or a classroom can be pricey! Never buy paint again with this 3 ingredient homemade paint recipe! This is a money saving DIY for parents and teachers on a budget (or for those of us who love being crafty!). 

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Ice Cream Cone Seedling Garden

Ice Cream Cone Seedling Garden Ice Cream Cone Seedling Garden – start seeds in ice cream cones and then plant them when they’re ready. Perfectly biodegradable! There’s ONE little trick that makes this gardening tip work…

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DIY Cloud Dough Fluff Recipe

Cloud Dough Fluff Recipe Welcome to Smart School House! Today we’re going to show you how to make Cloud Dough Fluff! If you’ve been here before, you have probably seen our dish soap silly putty, ice cream play dough, scented slime, yogurt dough, aloe dough, Funfetti play dough, Hawaiian Punch Play Dough, and incredible edible play […]

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Tootsie Pop Turkeys

Tootsie Pop Turkeys Hooray for all things cute and easy to make! Don’t you just love a good craft during the cooler holiday months? Something that you can give away or make with your kids, grandkids, or students is even better! Tootsie Pop Turkeys are so easy to make and definitely put a smile on […]

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Tea Light Pumpkins

Tea Light Pumpkins Tea Light Pumpkins are little orange flameless tea lights that stand up and smile! Turn on the candle and the flame becomes the glowing pumpkin nose. They are ADORABLE and so fun to make! These little pumpkins are easy enough for kids to make, yet, pretty enough to pass out as Halloween gifts. You’re […]

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Tea Light Witches

Tea Light Witches Tea Light Witches are little witches made with green flameless tea lights and some simple craft supplies. They are very easy to make and look SO CUTE! Turn on the light and the flame becomes the witch’s glowing nose for nighttime Halloween decor. You’re going to love this…. (psst: They make cute […]

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