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Melissa & Doug’s Play Money Set, was used to create this sneaky math game. Trick the kids into using their math whilst they setup a snack bar in your home. This activity has lots of room for growth …

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Check out this wonderful Kids Restaurant blog post by Katie Heap from Live Craft Eat.  The free printable menus are fun to use and encourage healthy eating whilst you play.…

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fairy1Every year, I usually post about someone’s amazing Fairy Garden. This year, I decided to post about this adorable fairy garden that even includes a fairy lamp and fairy letter stones. Creating fairy gardens and homes with your children is …

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Magic Dragon Painted Rock1s - header resizedThis is a great use for an oatmeal container, as well as any rocks you may have lying around! I am a huge fan of imagination crafts, and this one deals with dragons! The rocks are used to invite the …

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knight_shield1A knight’s shield can really up the imaginative play of any child! If you have been wanting to make a creative play craft for your child, check out this knight’s shield over at seven thirty three.

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Cardboard Tunnel1Purchasing different aspects of a kids train set can be super expensive, and sometimes they even fall apart way too soon. Here is a great way to re-use a cardboard box and create your own train tunnel. There is something …

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doll-house-title2Looking for a simple doll house for your child? Why not make one?!? You can make one out of many household items you already have lying around the house too.  For some helpful ideas on how to make one for …

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mail2Felt has such a magical way of turning itself into amazing things. Who knew felt could have so many personalities?!? I love this felt project for kids to deliver mail within their family. If you have a small family, you …

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One of my favorite make believe things to do as a child was to pretend I was a teacher. I think there was something about feeling like I had authority over my dolls and stuffed animals, and I also got …

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If you read any of my posts here on the CG Lesson Plans page, you would know by now that I am a huge fan of any type of craft or handmade item that would encourage imagination and creativity in …

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IMG_2058I love handmade gifts…they are sort of a silent passion of mine. I spend hours on Pinterest looking up who has the best current handmade gift ideas. And I think this one is at the top of my list.  The …

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One of my favorite sites to go to for inspiration on Handmade gifts, especially for kids who love imagination and make believe is Make the Best of Everything! .

Her newest gift is a Homemade Veterinarian Kit, and its wonderful. …

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Crafts that encourage creative play are one of my favorite crafts to post on. {They are a craft weakness of mine:}  This library play kit is one of many homemade gifts that Make The Best of Everything has made for …

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This doctor set would be a great gift for a child’s birthday!  We love to play doctor around our house. Unfortunately, I’m  always the one getting the shots. You can find this amazing tutorial for a homemade Doctor’s Play Set …

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What little girl doesn’t want to have hair that she can brain down to her toes? This Rapunzel Wig is just the perfect craft for enticing your child to get into her imagination and run wild! You can find this …

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