Running a Successful Craft Program

From toddlers to teens to senior citizens, crafting is an exciting, creative experience that offers pleasure and fulfillment. For children, crafts free the creative spirit and set a life-long pattern for imaginative thinking. For the handicapped or learning disabled, crafts … Read More


Kid Inventors at the Invention Convention

Last month a group of us from the Merchandising department had the opportunity to be judges at an “Invention Convention”. This is part of a statewide program here in Connecticut where children first learn about inventors, find an idea, research … Read More


DIY Glow Bugs Using Plastic Eggs

A fun craft to do with plastic eggs! Make DIY glow bugs with just a few materials. These are also pretty simple to put together. Once completed, they can be used for decoration of even a night light! Use leftover … Read More


Project ACES

Project ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) is a program of the Youth Fitness Coalition, Inc. This program was created by physical education teacher Len Saunders in the 1900’s to motivate children to exercise. Project ACES takes place on the first … Read More


Easy Paper Hyacinth Flowers

Create a simple DIY paper flower in just a few steps! This craft tutorial is one of our most popular projects on Pinterest. All you need is construction paper, scissors, and glue to make these hyacinth flowers. Now that it … Read More