Are your children picky eaters who pout or refuse to eat the meals you serve? If you don’t want to become a short order cook, these 7 suggestions can help. Welcome to “Ask Kenarry,” a feature on our blog, where our friends, fans and followers ask us to gather ideas for their home or family. […]
Kid Ideas: Easy and Fun Crafts and Activities for Kids and Families
Whether you’re looking to entertain kids with homemade crayons, plan the perfect Star Wars themed Birthday Party, or decorate a fun but simple outer space bedroom you’ll find what you need for the all kids in your life right here. We’ve got plenty of art projects to keep them busy and get their creative juices flowing, teacher gift ideas to thank the village of educators helping your child grow, and kid-friendly recipes that will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters.
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Here’s a list of some of our favorite projects and ideas for kids and parents!
Hear ye, hear ye — For admittance to the castle, knock three times if you’re a prince! See how we made the castle playroom curtain complete with a door, window and exposed stone patch. DIY Imaginary Play Crafts Children believe in magic, fairy-tales, and happily-ever-afters. It all begins when they wander through a door into […]
How do you provide wall-to-wall flooring from forest to palace? If you’re looking for a low-cost solution for castle playroom floors, try carpet squares. At this point in the castle playroom series on Kenarry, we’ve painted the castle’s stone walls and added an enchanted woodland mural. My next step was to determine what to use for the […]
How do you get to a fairytale castle? You go through the enchanted forest of course! Today, we’re sharing how we created the castle playroom woodland mural. If you’re new to Kenarry: Ideas for the Home, we’ve been sharing how we made a castle playroom under the stairs for our sons. Creating the castle playroom […]
Learn how to paint faux stone for castle playroom walls in this tutorial. We’ve included photos and links to helpful resources to make it easier for you. Painting the castle playroom walls is easier than you’d think. The hardest part was figuring out what I wanted it to look like. At first, I wanted the […]
Seeing a whimsical garden playroom for children can really get the creative juices flowing! This adorable play area was our castle playroom inspiration. Several years ago, a friend of mine was housesitting for her parents and invited us over for dinner. When we arrived she gave us a tour of their beautiful home. As we […]
Children love to use their imaginations. What better place to act out scenes from their favorite fairy tales than a castle playroom under the stairs? Last summer, I got lost for weeks in an enchanted world under our stairs. It started as blank white walls with a gray cement floor, but in my mind it […]
Need a cheap idea to keep a teething baby from chewing the edges of your crib? Make an Easy DIY Crib Rail Cover using fleece. No sewing required! When babies are teething, they will chew on anything they can get in their mouths. Unfortunately, crib rails are the perfect height for a standing baby who wants […]
What do you do when your toddler has countless tantrums and you’re at your wit’s end? Call on the “Good Attitude Guys” as a way of rewarding good attitudes. Screaming. Hissy fits. Temper tantrums. “NO WAY!” shouted as loudly and defiantly as possible. All this AND MORE can be yours when you have a strong […]