Tutorial: Polka-Dot Shoes from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: Polka-Dot Shoes

Spring is the perfect time to spice up your kicks for a little fun! This is an easy and fun project to do just that! You’ll need: – a pair of basic cloth sneakers – acrylic paints – a couple of pencils with erasers To get started, squeeze a little of each acrylic paint color […]

Color Sorting Busy Bag Activity Tutorial from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: Color Sorting Busy Bag Activity

A while ago, Stephanie suggested a Busy Bag swap. It sounded like a great idea to me because I am always looking for ways to keep the little guy busy while Lil’Miss is taking a class. A group of us decided to do a virtual swap. It was a lot of fun, looking for ideas […]

Tutorial: Dyeing Silk Scarves (with Kool-Aid) from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: Dyeing Silk Scarves (with Kool-Aid)

Before we get into this! There is less than 24 hours to enter the giveaway!! Quick! Quick! First, I’m going to wax on about silk scarves. I love them. They make great capes and head scarves and baby blankets and tents and banners for waving. They are perfect for shawls and dress-up aprons and dress […]

DIY Your Own Lightbox with Muse of the Morning

DIY Your Own Lightbox

Lightboxes are so much fun and valuable in the classroom or at home! Children can use them for tracing designs and for exploring see through materials. A lightbox is great for exploring with colors and opacity. There is even evidence that light can be therapeutic to children and adults, especially in the winter, when there […]

Activities & Materials For The Lightbox - from Muse of the Morning

Activities & Materials For The Lightbox

We love our lightbox! Yesterday, I shared a tutorial on how to make your own lightbox for about $20. Today I’m going to share some fun things that we’ve found or bought inexpensively to play with on our lightbox. I like really open-ended play, so I basically put some materials out on the box and […]