DIY: All Natural Tie Dye (with Earth Pigments)! July 23 2018

Tie dyeing is a classic way to add fun, colorful designs to towels, shirts, and different fabrics as a great Summertime craft. But the conventional tie dye kits contain toxic, petroleum based dyes and chemicals that we'd like to avoid. Let's go back to our ancestral roots and use earth and plant-based ingredients to create the same beautiful results! What you’ll need: 1/4 cup soybeans Water Mason Jar Blender Fabric for straining...

DIY Natural Cold Porcelain Clay (without Glue!) May 23 2018

Natural Cold Porcelain Clay is a perfect substitute for toxic polymer clay and allows for even finer detail and ease of sculpting. It's also incredibly inexpensive and super simple to make. The clay is air-dried so no need for baking and it dries to a light weight, luminous, stone-like texture. Perfect for kids through professional artists.  The DIY cold porcelain recipes that we found online all called for glue or PVA which can...

Avoiding Toxic Cards on Mother's Day May 02 2017

When it comes to simple gifts that you can make for Mother's Day, painting a card or creating a picture are among our first thoughts. Finger painting is a great way to let your kiddos express themselves and create personalized art. However, let’s not forget about the messy and highly toxic situation that’s in conventional children’s paint. It’s important to choose paints that are safe for your kids, especially if their skin...

Why You Should Stick to Natural Dyes- Especially For Your Eggs March 24 2017

  Here are our top FOUR reasons why you should stick to natural dyes:  1. We often get the question, "Why Should I Use Natural Dyes to Dye My Eggs, When I'm Not Eating the Egg Shell?" Dyes frequently seep through the egg shell and onto the hard boiled eggs, and then eaten! Personally, I have never dyed an egg where this hasn't happened. It seeps through the skin and then you (or your child)...

Spring Time- Natural Egg Dye Techniques, DIY Crafts, Wooden Eggs, and Nature Art Projects! March 21 2017

If you love Spring Time as much as we do, you'll love our fun crafts collection! Check out our following Blog Posts and Videos for all your Crafty Needs: For our Crafty & Vegan Friends we have, DIY Wooden EggsDIY Leaf Print EggsColoring Eggs Naturally-and With Toddlers! Nature Art Projects for Kids!    P.S. Our Wooden Eggs Craft Kit is 15% OFF until April 3rd, 2017, Use Coupon Code WOODENEGGS15)   Want More? Follow our...

Making Wizard Staffs & Fairy Wands with Natural Materials January 27 2015

  Reprinted from Parent Guide News!
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