I’m Old School Valentine

I’m Old School Valentine This unique old school Valentine is sure to get a few smiles:) 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, those childhood memories always come back. I love it! Today […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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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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Popcorn Corn on the Cob Bags

Popcorn Corn on the Cob Treat Bags Popcorn Corn on the Cob Bags. ADORABLE! Baggies of popcorn wrapped in green tissue paper to look like corn on the cob! Popcorn treat bags for Thanksgiving. You’re going to love how easy these are to make and they look so real.

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Halloween Pretzel Broom Sticks

Halloween Pretzel Broom Sticks Looking for a healthy Halloween treat idea? I have one for you today! Pretzel broom sticks are made to look just like a witch’s broom and can be given out in place of sweets. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about the candy and treats that come around this time of year, […]

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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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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. […]

Dr. Seuss Oobleck Recipe

Dr. Seuss Oobleck Recipe It’s time to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday! If you’ve never made Oobleck before, you and your kids MUST try it! Oobleck is from Dr. Seuss’ story: Bartholomew and the Oobleck  Oobleck is a green slime that is part liquid and part solid. You can integrate Oobleck into a science lesson or […]

Trail Mix Math

Trail Mix Math As you might know from our Instagram pictures, we are often doing school work, homework, or some sort of scholarly activity at our house. Today we found a fun and yummy way to practice our number skills with Trail Mix Math! PLUS I have a GIVEAWAY for a $50 Visa Gift Card […]

Breath Savers Valentine

Breath Savers Valentine …….Valentine, you are a breath of fresh air……. Raise your hand if you love Breath Savers! Oh good- then this DIY Valentine idea is just for you (plus I have a free printable for you and all of your friends):

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Blushing Marshmallow Valentine

Blushing Marshmallow Valentine Try to look at this Valentine without smiling. Just try! I bet you can’t. Who wouldn’t love a Blushing Marshmallow Valentine? It’s simply the cutest little DIY Valentine idea …. ever! If you and your kids are looking for unique, inexpensive, and fun DIY Valentine’s Day idea for the class, you’ve found it […]

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Writing Practice Worksheet

Writing Practice Worksheet for Preschool or Kindergarten School is literally right around the corner and we’ve started sharpening our skills again! Summer is the season of fun and relaxation. Oftentimes, handwriting skills, reading skills, and math skills slip because we are no longer reading and writing every single day. Today’s activity is about getting ready […]

Months of the Year Worksheet and Chocolate Milk

Months of the Year Worksheet and Chocolate Milk   Here at Smart School House we are gearing up for a whole new school year! Part of that includes daily practice of important skills. Today we are working on this months of the year worksheet with a little chocolate milk snack. School work is hard! I […]