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End of Summer Bucket List for Kids

August 5, 2019 943 Views

Summer may be winding down, but there’s still time to check some items off your bucket list! Say farewell to the season with these fun, family-friendly activities.

5 Ways to Elevate Your Easter Egg Decorating

April 10, 2019 3055 Views

Sure, old-fashioned egg dyeing is fun, but this year we wanted to try something different. With the help of some volunteers, we tried 5 new egg decorating techniques that we think you and your little one will love!

DIY Punch Board Game for Kids’ Parties

March 5, 2019 10910 Views

Now that you've learned how to plan the perfect birthday party, you know you need exciting games and memorable party favors to keep the fun alive. Kelsey, one of our crafty Put Me In The Story team members, found the perfect solution to combine these two with an innovative and inexpensive craft. For those who don't know, punch board games are easy to make and have very simple rules. It's like a fresh new take on a piñata, except it's even better because it's a safe game to play indoors, and it's sure to wow the parents and kids who haven't seen anything like it before. With adult supervision, kids simply line up and (gently) punch through a tissue paper circle to find surprise party favors inside. Easy! Kids love the excitement of finding secret treasures, and parents love knowing that their little ones will stay busy and safe with a fun way to channel their sugar-fueled energy.

Celebrate Valentine's Day with Free Printable Bookmarks

February 6, 2019 1913 Views

Valentine’s Day gives us the chance to show family and friends how much we love and appreciate them. No matter how you like to celebrate this holiday, whether it’s with cards, candy, or both, the most important thing is to share the message that’s in your heart.

We made these punny bookmarks to help you spread smiles on February 14th. Hand out the full-color versions, or print and color your own!

Celebrate Elmo’s birthday with easy DIY fan decorations!

February 3, 2019 6085 Views

Happy birthday, Elmo! Today’s craft is brought to you by the number… 47! That’s right, our beloved Sesame Street character, Elmo, turns 3 years old today… for the 47th year in a row! We couldn’t be more excited to help Elmo celebrate this special day, so we’ve planned an exciting DIY craft for you and your family to celebrate with us. It’s fun, easy, fast, and sure to bring giggles galore.