Celebrate the Arrival of May in Montclair with May Day Flower Crowns

BY  |  Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

May Day Flower Crowns

The first of May is traditionally known as May Day and is celebrated to chase away the winter snow and welcome spring.  And Montclair truly celebrates the arrival of May with a month full of celebrations.

Join in the festivities of the arrival of May by making these beautiful felt May Day Flower Crowns for the family:

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Kid Craft: Bunny Ring

BY  |  Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Bunny Ring

Hop to it and celebrate spring with a bunny ring!

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Easter Egg Craft: Cascarones!

BY  |  Monday, Apr 07, 2014 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)


Confetti eggs known as Cascarones are a tradition common in Latin America and a great DIY alternative to dyed or plastic eggs for your Easter celebrations. Making Cascarones is fun, but the real fun comes in cracking them over your someone’s head!

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Let’s Go Fly a DIY Kite!

BY  |  Saturday, Mar 15, 2014 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)


Let’s Go Fly a DIY kite! And there’s no better time than in March. You know, ”comes in like a lion” and all that.  So take advantage of the March winds and make a kite. All you need are a few materials and a windy day.

Here’s how to make your own kite in 10 easy steps:
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St. Patrick’s Day Round Up

BY  |  Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 10:15am  |  COMMENTS (0)

St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is on Monday!

Here’s a round up of parades, our favorite crafts, recipes, books and more that will make your Irish eyes smile — and remember, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!:

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Shamrock Bookmark for St. Patrick’s Day

BY  |  Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Shamrock Bookmark

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day by creating your very own Shamrock Bookmark to use when reading a great holiday book!

This craft is great for all ages. Younger children can use glue and older kids can make it a bit more advanced by sewing together and adding embellishments.

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A Bit O’ Green For St. Patrick’s Day: Felt Headbands

BY  |  Monday, Mar 03, 2014 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

St. Patrick's Day

Headbands are an easy way to add a bit of green to your wardrobe for St Patrick’s Day (or any day if you love the  color).  They also make a great birthday party gift and are easy to make!

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Origami Hummingbird Necklace

BY  |  Friday, Feb 21, 2014 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (2)

Origami Hummingbird Necklace

I have always enjoyed sitting on my grandparents side porch watching the hummingbirds wiz by. So when my art teacher Mrs. Renzulli taught me how to make big origami hummingbirds I was thrilled. I quickly realized that I could make them any size and soon I had an army.

This is a great project for kids because all it requires is a little bit of patience and then you have an awesome necklace.

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DIY Scratch Off Valentine’s Day Cards

BY  |  Friday, Feb 07, 2014 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Scratch Off Valentines

Here’s a really fun way for your kids to make their own cards for their friends— DIY Scratch Off Valentine’s Day Cards!

Kids will love receiving these. There’s just something so exciting about scratching off that silver paint to see what’s revealed underneath.

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DIY Valentines: Puzzle Piece BFF Necklace

BY  |  Wednesday, Feb 05, 2014 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Puzzle Piece BFF Necklace

These cool friendship necklaces are the perfect gift for a BFF on Valentine’s Day! They are so simple to make and we bet you have all (or most) of the supplies at home:

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