Lets face it…. When you have a growing child your always trying to find new ways to keep them active and engaged, especially on the weekends. And living in a cold climate area such as Buffalo, NY , It’s not like you can go outside and throw a ball around during this time of the year either. So this weekend baby boy and I did some home projects that we absolutely loved.
I found some clever projects to do from pinterest. I decided SJ and I would make an aquarium globe! Figured it would be something cool and neat for him to create himself and he could also have forever. So I gathered my materials together, which were purchased from Michael’s Arts and Crafts store.
1. SJ adds his seashells to his Mason Jar
2. He then places his artificial plants and plastic fish inside his Jar
3. Then we take a large pitcher filled with water and add blue food coloring. I did this in a separate container to get the water coloring to look just right
OK, so SJ’s project done √ ….Now something that I can do for fun myself!!! Hmmmm…With the rest of my supplies I decided to make a cute little creative sign to add in the dining room on one of the floating shelves.
With my black fabric and styrofoam board I pinned the fabric down on the other side of the board. And the push pins you see in the picture are silver and gold….All I did was make something girly and cute and also welcoming………..
And here it is. A nice welcoming sign I placed in my dining room welcoming all who enter and dine in my home!
So this was certainly a great weekend of wonderful activities I did with my son and overall great quality time. I can’t take any credit, as it was all pinterest inspired. Thank God for pinterest, this mama wouldn’t know what to do hehe 🙂
SJ and I did another project a couple months ago, where we made homemade slime! He certainly got a kick out of it and we still have it 3 months later. Take a look at it for more weekend project ideas 🙂
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