Father’s Day Cards

Father’s Day Cards

Father’s Day Cards Simple Father’s Day Gifts by Kids By Connie Goldin Mom to Madre took all the supplies needed to make fabulous cards and gifts for Father’s Day to two different groups, with children ranging from three to about 15, this past week. Everyone had a wonderful time. Retired teacher and volunteer, Maureen Blackhall, … Continue reading »

Back to Basics

Back to Basics

  Back to Basics Art that’s glitter and glitter-glue free! By Connie Goldin We love letting kids go wild with glitter and glitter-glue, stencils and stickers. Every now and then, it’s nice to get back to the basics–crayons, colored pencils, watercolors and really nice paper. At a recent family party, our seasonal activity was planting … Continue reading »

Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

    Japanese Cherry Blossoms Use plastic soda bottles as flower stamps. By Connie Goldin   This is a beautiful painting project. Volunteer, Maureen Blackhall, found this lovely painting activity on Pinterest by alphamom.com. Plastic bottles of various sizes and shapes are used to create lovely flower blossoms. We brought this activity to a group … Continue reading »

Homemade Watercolors & More

Homemade Watercolors & More

Homemade Watercolors & More Fun for kids of all ages! By Connie Goldin Mom to Madre had fun in our “test kitchen” (also known as my kitchen) making DIY watercolors that we found on Meet The Dubiens family blog. It is very inexpensive and the ingredients are all things found in most kitchens: baking soda, … Continue reading »

For Kids–Moms’ Watercolors

For Kids–Moms’ Watercolors

Moms Lead The Way When we did the watercolor project that follows, two moms sat at the table and painted with their children. One mom had her two teens with her. They had a great time painting “Keep Out!” signs for their rooms. Mom painted this beautiful planet. Another mother and her preschooler sat together … Continue reading »