7-9 years old {Child}

The most popular DIY ideas and activities for your 7 – 9 year old kids! Your child will be blown away with all of these arts and crafts, handmade toys, educational worksheets, party ideas, homemade gifts and food kids can make.

38 Fun Despicable Me Party Ideas [Easy]

despicable me

With the release of Despicable Me 3 in June we couldn’t resist throwing a party. Here’s an excellent way to plan games and activities in a Despicable Me party theme! You’ll love all of these amazing ideas, and I guarantee you’ll be inspired to do something fun with your minions. {{giggle}} How to throw a Despicable Me Party with these ideas which include party …

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8 How to Make a Fidget Spinner [DIY]

How to Make a Fidget Spinner

Fidget spinners are all the craze right now! They’re a great activity for keeping fidgety hands busy. Learn how to make a fidget spinner with one of these step by step tutorials. Why spend the money on purchasing one if you can easily make your own? How to make a fidget spinner with these tutorials which include bearing fidget spinners, no-bearing fidget spinners, …

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Summer Chore Chart and Schedule for Teens {free download}

Summer Chore Chart

Easy summer chore charts are mandatory in my home.  I’m not going to sugar coat it… herding cats is easier than parenting most days.  In our home, we have one child with high functioning autism who’s very active, and another child with ADHD who loves to day dream. It’s common to hear, “Huh? What?” when trying to get his attention. …

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15 Best Star Wars Theme Party Ideas

Star Wars

How to plan and execute a Star Wars theme party with games, activities, party food, and photo props has never been so easy. If you or your child loves Star Wars, you are going to love all of these amazing ideas, and I guarantee you’ll be inspired to do something fun with your Jedi’s. May the Four-ce be with you! {{giggle}} How to …

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Kindness is My Jam ~ LDS Activity Days Theme

Be Kind Whenever Possible Strawberry Red Balloon Gym decorations Featured

If you are looking for a fun theme for a birthday party, a service activity for a large or small group, or a church activity, you’ll love this “Kindness is My Jam” theme. I helped my dear friend Melissa to decorate our church gym in the coolest theme for a group of girls aged 8-11 for an activity that included …

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DIY Strawberry Red Balloon {free printable}

DIY Strawberry Party Balloons on TipJunkie

Making a strawberry red balloon for party decor is easier than you’d think and makes a huge statement. The balloons are so cute I can hardly stand it, and I can guarantee they’ll be the talk of the party. The best part is that they don’t take as much effort as they appear! If you love balloon party decorations then …

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14 Pinewood Derby Trophies and Awards

14 Pinewood Derby Trophies and Awards

Here are 14 of the best Pinewood Derby Trophies and awards and even how to make a winner’s circle for the best pinewood derby car! I’ve even included some fun certificates that you can download and print for free, of course! How to make a Pinewood Derby Trophy with these ideas which include toy car trophies, candy car trophies, ribbons, certificates and so much more! In case …

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Yellow Tub DIY Lego Man | Lego Minifigures

yellow man featured

How to make Lego Minifigures with Lego Man yellow candy tubs. I used these yellow candy tubs to decorate my son’s eighth Lego Movie themed birthday party. However, there are so many fun ways you can use these yellow tub Lego men. For the Lego Movie party, I used these yellow tub DIY Lego Men to hold crayons for the Lego games, hold …

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10 Pinewood Derby Food for Kids

Pinewood Derby Foods for Kids

These finger food ideas are yummy, fun to make with the kids, and perfect for a Pinewood Derby!  Here are party recipe how-to tutorials for food for kids which include traffic treats, brownie lights, race car cookies, tow ropes, spare tires, apple cars, stop light kabobs, antifreeze and much more. If you’re still in the planning process for your Pinewood Derby then be …

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15 Rainbow Crafts for Kids

Rainbow Crafts

How to make rainbow crafts with your kids is so much fun! It’s super inexpensive, creative, and can lead to hours of fun. Plus, it’s a great way to teach your child about colors. You are going to love these step-by-step rainbow for kids tutorials so that crafting with your child is easy as 1-2-3. Plus, you’ll love all of the ideas! How to make Rainbow …

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12 Potato Stamp Art Tutorials for Kids

potato stamp lady bug

How to make Potato Stamp Art with your kids is so much fun! It’s super inexpensive, creative, and can lead to hours of fun. Grab your child, a potato and paint. You are going to love these step-by-step Potato Stamp Art tutorials so that stamping with your child is easy as 1-2-3. Plus, you’ll love all of the ideas! How to make Potato Stamp …

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24 Cub Scout Pinewood Car Ideas

Pinewood Derby Cars

Here are 24 of the best Cub Scout Pinewood Derby Cars to make, and even how to make a car display case! These templates and design ideas are seriously over-the-top but you can tone them down according to your budget. How to make pinewood derby cars include a pinewood derby batman car, bacon car, indy racer, airplane, minion, r2d2, dragon, eagle, and more! Tip …

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10 Pinewood Derby Games for Kids

10 Pinewood Derby Games for Kids

Here are 10 games to keep things rolling at your Pinewood Derby event.  These activities for kids are sure to keep your guests thrilled to be at the party so that the kiddos stay engaged, entertained and HAPPY.  It’s all about the games, y’all! {{wink}} If you’re still in the planning process for your Pinewood Derby then be sure to check out my …

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12 Easy Lego Games or Fun Activities for Kids!

the lego movie game skeeball

How to play Easy Lego Games or Activities for kids for a party or in a group has never been so much fun! You are going to love these step-by-step Lego game tutorials that will make your Lego party super memorable. The ideas are fantastic, easy to implement and will keep your guests busy! How to make and play Lego games and activities include Lego Skeeball, Lego Can …

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