I had a lot of fun creating a crocheted mouse house or doll house last week. It was so easy to make and I used scrap yarn. The shape is similar to an igloo created by inserting a rigid piece of plastic canvas into a crocheted sleeve and bending it into a doom shape with…… Continue reading A Crocheted Mini Doll House
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 .…… Continue reading Crocheted Playbook: Under The Sea
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…… Continue reading Crochet DollHouse Furniture
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…… Continue reading A Crocheted Playbook: My Little House
It is important in our consumer-driven society to show kids they can create toys with things around the house.
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…… Continue reading Making Something Out of Nothing
Crocheting is a cheap, eco-friendly way to bless kids and to encourage simple, back to basics play.