A requirement of any spring-time craft… your art must involve the outdoors.
So grab your little ones, a plate and some glue — explore nature!. Whether on a trail or in your backyard let your son or daughter pick leaves, flowers, petals, rocks, anything they desire and glue the items onto a plate.… Read more
If you’re a parent or school teacher that is interested in teaching your children to repurpose, reuse and recycle, or maybe you just need some craft ideas, AHP Recycled Jewelry is a fun activity for toddlers and kindergarteners alike. Although I am not a huge fan of pre-made processed food, I do purchase fruit pouches sometimes for on-the-go or during busy times in my life like having a new baby!… Read more
Play dough… such a wonderful invention! Whether your 2-year-old wants to make a faux cake with sprinkles on top, or your kindergartener wants to learn to make geometric shapes with mommy, play dough can be a fantastic toy the whole family can enjoy together. … Read more
What do you do with all your child’s artwork? Do you store it? Do you hang every piece? Is it appropriate to throw all those loving gifts away? My favorite practical, and most beautiful solution to this dilemma is to have my children use stretched canvas instead of paper when painting. … Read more
If you live far from family and friends, you may find it difficult to watch your child grow up without the constant presence of certain loved ones. My solution to this problem was to create a photo album of those I hold dear… my sister, aunts, uncles, and close friends.… Read more
In theory, the art of pottery is a wonderful activity for toddlers, but in actuality it can be a rough proposition to carry out. To mold pottery, one needs patience, skill and coordination at a level that I don’t believe many toddlers have.… Read more
There are many the would love the AHP Santa Hat and Beard. Anyone wanting to take an amazing Christmas selfie; a individual having a night out-on-the-town (lol, my Grandma says that); a nice southern girl that doesn’t want to suffocate or squish their amazing hair; a family in need of a wonderful (free!) Christmas craft; an inexpensive stocking stuffer (parents make them beforehand, let them poke out of the stocking); or maybe you just want to take an fun unexpected picture for your Christmas card. … Read more