Kiera Ashford - Baby Watch Blog

Kiera Ashford is associate editor of Nashville Parent and mother of two rambunctious kids and a new baby!

Magnetic Learning Tray

Did you know that a cookie sheet can be used for more than just baking cookies? If you take a new one and decorate it, it becomes an awesome area for magnets. I found all these items at Dollar Tree and was able to create a fun magnetic learning tray for my kindergartner. What You… Read more »

Kids Can Sew, too!

Give kids a minute and they’ll learn — possibly want even more. Kids can learn things, like how to sew, by you allowing them to help around the house.

Easy Locker Curtain

Turn a plain handkerchief into a fun and easy DIY locker curtain. Your school kid will love to make it and show it off in their own locker at school.

Old T-Shirt = New Headband

WAIT! Save that old t-shirt and make a new headband out of it for your child — and she can help you make it. It’s super easy and they’re comfortable, too.

DIY Charm Bracelets

When you need something to do on a rainy summer day, make something! Here’s an easy DIY charm bracelets craft that anyone can do. Take those old, plastic loop bracelets and turn them into something pretty!

Snatch that #FAF ART!

There’s an art movement going on right under our noses! Free Art Movement Nashville (FAFNSH) — or #FAF, #FREEARTNASHVILLE, #FAMN — where you can go on a treasure hunt for art!

Stars & Stripes Streamer Twirlers

Kids can have even more fun with these easy stars & stripes streamer twirlers made from leftover streamers you used for Fourth of July party decorations.

Patriotic Wreath

Get the kids and grab your supplies for this easy Memorial Day or Independence Day decor craft. All you need is just a few things from the party supplies you have left over. What You Need Paper Plate Festive Large Dinner Napkins Festive Cupcake Liner Tape What You Do Take a napkin and bring two… Read more »

Basketball Keychain

Have a sports fan in the family? Check out this homemade basketball keychain. It’s great for kids to do and even a great Father’s Day gift idea.

4 Fun Father’s Day Crafts

When it comes to creating something fun and special, we’ve got you covered. Here are four easy and fun ideas for a Father’s Day craft you can do with kids.