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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Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt

Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt This is a fun idea for an Easter egg hunt! Use DIY glow in the dark eggs and put them out in the dark for kids on Easter! You’ll love how easy this is to do and how you can reuse your supplies next year. 

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Candy Carrot Garden

Candy Carrot Garden Ahhh spring is in the air! Who is ready for spring? Me too!  Today I’m showing you how to grow a magical candy carrot garden just in time for spring! Using candy “seeds” and a little imagination (plus help from parents), your kids will be thrilled with what they grew!

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Easter Egg Hunt for Babies

Easter Egg Hunt for Babies (and toddlers!) Easter is almost here and kids everywhere are getting excited to hunt for colorful eggs! Do you have a baby or toddler who isn’t quite ready for candy, stickers, or coins inside of their Easter eggs? Then this DIY Easter Egg Hunt for Babies idea is just for you. Chances […]

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Trash Bag Apron

Trash Bag Apron You know those days when kids art projects are really messy, paint & craft supplies are getting all over the place, and you’re trying to keep yourself clean? Yeah, today was one of those days for us. That’s why I’ve decided to share this smart little trash bag hack with you: a DIY […]

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Plastic Wine Glass Cupcake Stand

Plastic Wine Glass Cupcake Stand Welcome to Smart School House! Today we are showing you how to make a fun, inexpensive, unique, and cute DIY cupcake stand! The supplies for a plastic wine glass cupcake stand are easy to find and the result is something that your friends, family, and most importantly, your kids, will […]

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I’m Old School Valentine

I’m Old School Valentine Raise your hand if you remember seeing these strawberry candies every time you were at your grandma’s house back in the day? Me too! Whenever I see these candies, my grandparent’s always come to mind. I love it! Today we made a throwback style Valentine’s Day cards using these strawberry candies. You […]

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Bubble Wrap Floating Flower Arrangement

Bubble Wrap Floating Flower Arrangement Today I’m showing you how to take inexpensive grocery store flowers and create a stunning centerpiece! This Bubble Wrap Floating Flower Arrangement will change how you think about floating flowers. The flowers won’t sink, the petals stay perfect, and the DIY floating flower centerpiece will last for days and days! You […]

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Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet

Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet Happy Valentine’s Day! If you follow us on Facebook (which we sure hope you already do – find me here!), then you’ve seen our newest Valentine’s Day project: the Candy Heart Valentine Bouquet! With a quick little trick you can create rose bouquet surrounded by conversation hearts. The roses are actually […]

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You Are Dynamite Pringles Can

You Are Dynamite Pringles Can Hello and welcome to Smart School House! We are so happy that you are here and we hope that you mosey around all of our DIY crafts and become inspired to get your craft on! Today we are sharing an ADORABLE gift idea that can be used for Valentine’s Day […]

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How to Make Valentine Fortune Cookies

Valentine Fortune Cookies Valentine’s Day will be here in the blink of an eye and we are ready! Today I’m sharing an easy non-candy Valentine idea that is sure to get noticed. Learning how to make Valentine fortune cookies is easy as long as you know the folding technique. Plus, I created the little Valentine fortune […]

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Heart Pretzels

Heart Pretzels Ohhhh we just love Valentine’s Day around here at Smart School House! Pretty much anything that involves hearts definitely steals our heart:) Today we are showing how you can turn regular pretzels into adorable Valentine’s Day hearts. Even better, we topped them with a candy hearts just for the fun of it! This simple tutorial […]

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Candy Pretzel Flowers

Candy Pretzel Flowers Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to give out candy and cute gifts. The cuter the better! Some people love to give flowers on Valentine’s Day. It’s also a fun time to get creative and makes gifts from the heart. Today we are sharing an adorable DIY Valentine’s Day treat […]

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Santa Footprints

Santa Footprints It’s aaalllllmost Christmas, which means that the final details for the big fun day (and evening before) are getting taken care of. Have you ever made Santa Footprints before? If you haven’t, you still have time! You probably already have everything you need for the last minute Christmas idea and it is SO worth doing because […]

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