Crocheted Playbook: Under The Sea


This playbook is not for a preschooler but a young child who is learning how to play games. One page is similar to a board game which I called Finding Nemo,   another Sea Turtle Tic Tac Toe, and a Clam Matching Game. There are other interactive pages featuring a three-dimensional whale, starfish, and mermaid . Although I changed details, especially the look of the mermaid, … Continue reading Crocheted Playbook: Under The Sea

Crochet DollHouse Furniture


After I saw patterns which used pieces of cardboard or plastic  sheets with grids to make doll appliances, I thought of covering lego blocks with crochet to create an entire set of dollhouse furniture. It was simple to do and frankly, a lot of fun. The results were better than I even imagined. The base of this bed is lego, then I simply covered it … Continue reading Crochet DollHouse Furniture

A Crocheted Playbook: My Little House


This crocheted playbook was fun to create; I think it will provide hours of playtime. It is for a granddaughter’s Christmas gift if I can wait that long to give it to her. I wanted to make sure it was still fun to play with even if the extras which can be snapped on, were lost. I crocheted a huge pocket on the back of … Continue reading A Crocheted Playbook: My Little House

Making Something Out of Nothing


When parents are creative, using what is on hand to make do instead of constantly running to the store for ingredients or supplies, we teach our kids to be resourceful.  It is a talent which they can apply to their studies, the workplace, for entertainment as well as in their day-to-day lives at home. All my adult kids are creative and know how to substitute; … Continue reading Making Something Out of Nothing

Children of the World Through Artist’s Eyes


This is a tiny sample of the some of the beautiful paintings and photos from my Pinterest board called “painting children”. I had to force myself to choose these few images, leaving behind even more moving, funny, or sensitive portrayals of the children of the world. To discover more go to https://www.pinterest.com/motherofnine9/painting-children/ by Greg not Greg Continue reading Children of the World Through Artist’s Eyes