Candy Train

Candy Train Happy holidays! The other day we made a candy sleigh and we had SO much fun that we decided to make a candy train to go with it! Just like the candy sleigh, you can mix and match candy choices, get creative, or make it exactly like I have in the pictures. You […]

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 […]

Lantern Snow Globe

How to Make a Lantern Snow Globe Sponsored by The Star In Theaters November 17, 2017 Today I’m going to show you how we made a snowy, glowing, and beautiful Christmas decoration inside of a lantern showcasing a beautiful nativity inspired scene!  The holiday season is officially here and it’s our most favorite time of […]

Ornament filled with Hot Chocolate

Ornament filled with Hot Chocolate Mix hot cocoa in a large plastic ornament then add mini marshmallows on top for a quick and easy DIY Christmas gift. This ornament filled with hot chocolate is fun to make, but even more fun to receive! Isn’t it so festive and pretty? I can’t wait to show you […]

Chocolate Candy Cane Reindeer

Chocolate Candy Cane Reindeer Happy almost Christmas! With peppermint in the air, jingle bells all around, and gingerbread houses being built on every corner, we’re excited to celebrate the holiday season! Today we are sharing a fun treat with you. These Chocolate Candy Cane Reindeer are adorable and easy to assemble. Made with dark chocolate, candy eyes, and […]

Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe

Mason Jar Lid Snow Globe Happy Holidays! We have something so adorable to share with you today! Who loves snow globes? (Raises hand). Who loves mason jars? (Raises other hand). This easy DIY Christmas craft idea is just for people like us! Today I’ll show you how to make a cute mason jar lid snow globe using […]

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 […]

Santa Boot Bows

Santa Boot Bows If you’re wrapping gifts for kids this year, you must add some decorative Santa boot bows to them! With festive red satin ribbon, you can add this exciting touch to any regular gift wrapping you do.    Do you remember how exciting Christmas time was as a child? Remember the sounds, the smells, […]

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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Christmas Countdown Candle

Christmas Countdown Candle Christmas is just around the corner and, if your family is anything like ours, then you probably enjoy counting down the days until Santa comes! Today’s DIY craft is just for people who look forward to the Christmas countdown in December. This DIY Christmas Countdown Candle is so neat and goes perfectly […]

Christmas List Ornament

Christmas List Ornament It’s no secret that Santa keeps a big long list of all the things kids (and adults) ask for. He keeps track of who is naughty and who is nice and crosses things off of his list as he goes. We love the magic of Christmas! Today we’re sharing a teeny tiny […]

How to Make a Candy Sleigh

How to Make a Candy Sleigh Santa is almost done up at the North Pole and, here at Smart School House, we can’t wait! We’ve been sharing so many holiday ideas and recipes in excitement. Some are our favorite projects from the past and some are new, like these ADORABLE mini Santa candy sleighs! Use them for […]

Clorox Wipes Teacher Gift Tag

Clorox Wipes Teacher Gift Tag Happy Back to School Season! The rush of getting ready for new schedules and new routines can be crazy during this time of year. Kids, parents, and even teachers are¬†quickly preparing for a great new year. Checking off the items on the school supplies lists is part of that process. […]

Cutie Carrots

Cutie Carrots Have you noticed that the little mandarin oranges are everywhere these days? You can find them at the grocery store, the farmer’s market, and even Costco! Cutie oranges are small sized mandarins and are SO tasty. With spring here and Easter quickly approaching, we made some Cutie Carrots with a few simple supplies. […]

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Edible Rainbow Printable

It’s Hard to Say No to an Edible Rainbow – Printable By now, everybody knows that I think rainbows are endlessly fun! We’ve made rainbow shamrock chips, rainbow wrapped marshmallows, rainbow telescopes, and even rainbow stuffed fortune cookies. All of the rainbow-y fun makes me giddy! Today’s project is super easy and I’ve made a […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Printable Leprechaun Trix

St. Patrick’s Day Printable: Leprechaun Trix I’ll tell you what- Leprechauns are tricky people! They tend to come around during mid March and wreak havoc upon our normal daily routine. Have you ever been tricked by a sneaky leprechaun near St. Patrick’s Day? Have they turned your room (or classroom) upside down? Did they leave […]

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Kinetic Sand Valentine

Kinetic Sand Valentine I’m sure you’ve heard of kinetic sand by now, right? How about squishy sand? Kids go bonkers over this stuff! It’s kind of like play dough combined with sand. It’s calming to play with and it never dries out (moms love that). So, if you’re looking for a creative non-candy Valentine idea […]

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