Celebrate the everyday with Donna Erickson cooking, crafts, activities
If your child’s grandparents or aunts and uncles live far away and you get together only a few times a year, develop an entertaining line of communication with a postcard game. Your family will have fun finding just the right postcard to send, while reinforcing alphabet skills at the same…Read More
Some of my kids’ best and least expensive art supplies have come from nature. Acorns, leaves, shells, pinecones and sticks have all provided inspiration for a plethora of family craft and decorating projects. Now that apple season is here, it’s a perfect time to get your creative juices flowing and…Read More
Do you have a potato or two in your pantry that never made it to the dinner table? Maybe they’re soft, wrinkled and even sprouted a bit. Well, don’t throw them out! They’re “gems.” Get your kids going now to craft the most unusual jewelry—actually made from potatoes. The snazzy-looking…Read More
When it’s snack time at our house, all ages ask for popcorn! It is low in calories, tastes great, and a fresh batch is easy to serve in individual bowls or containers. No wonder it’s a favorite. When my three kids were young, I popped it using the traditional method:…Read More
Just when it seems your young child has drifted off to sleep for the night, a plaintive voice echoes through the hallway. “Mom! I can’t sleep. I think there’s a monster in my closet!” So you check the closet carefully.“Nope, honey. No monsters.” But it doesn’t help much. More drama kicks…Read More
A quick trip to the grocery store has taken on new meaning these days. You never know what will be in stock. Hopefully you can get the basics of milk, flour, eggs and butter for this recipe, so you and your kids can enjoy cooking up this easy, fancy-looking recipe…Read More
Celebrate the everyday here at my Donna’s Day website. Find tasty recipes, easy-to-make crafts, and lots of do-together activities that stir up creativity and fun for you and your friends and family. There are ideas for all ages and abilities. So jump in and get creative with me!