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a fruit board perfect for after school snacking!

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My kids LOVE snacking on boards. It makes them eat things they wouldn't normally eat, plus it's a great way to feed a small group of hungry kids all at once. So today, we have a super easy fruit board that makes the perfect after school snack! It's an extra special way to serve fruit that'll get your kids and all their friends excited about having fruit as a treat. Here's how...

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Pattern Adventures: A Rainbow Bedroom!

Pattern Adventures: A Rainbow Bedroom! / via Oh Joy!

It's nothing but rainbows for this month's Pattern Adventures! We're ending this month's pattern theme by showing you how to incorporate playful arches and all the colors of the rainbow to create a cozy, whimsical kid room. Here's how...

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home away from home when traveling...

How to Make Your Hotel Room Feel Like Home

Staying in a new place in a new city when traveling can feel a little off especially when traveling with kids. Today, we're partnering with Embassy Suites by Hilton to share tips on how you can make your hotel room feel like a home away from home for your kids when traveling. Check out this little video below!

Now, we can go about on our adventures for the day and return in the evening to a cozy and prepped bedroom and the kids can get the sleep they need to head into a new day of exploring tomorrow!

{Photo by Lily Glass, Video by Jenner Brown}

Glitter Jar DIY for Kids!

A DIY Glitter Jar for Kids / via Oh Joy!

Let's shake things up with these fun DIY Glitter Jars which are perfect as a sensory activity for kids! They even make for an interactive project with small kids because they can pick what special toys go inside. Here's how... 

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Our final edition of Oh Joy Band-Aid Bandages!

Oh Joy! Band-Aids / Collector Edition

I'm excited to announce our fourth (and very last!) collection of Oh Joy! BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages is here! You guys have been SO amazing in your support and love for them over the last three years, so we're excited to bring you one last collection available exclusively at Target!

Oh Joy! Band-Aids / Collector Edition

We’ve partnered with BAND-AID® Brand again for a fourth year to design bandages that help cover up minor cuts and scrapes but make the healing process way more fun. We have all new designs and the same square-shaped bandages for elbows and knees as well as standard shapes for fingers and everything else. 

Oh Joy! Band-Aids / Collector Edition

The handy First Aid Kit can be used to keep at home, in the car, at the office or in your purse so that you are always prepared to #SavetheDay. The new BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages by Oh Joy! will be available only at select Target stores and Target.com for $2.79 beginning TODAY

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P.S. The First Aid Kit by Oh Joy! is free with the purchase of three qualifying items (such as BAND-AID®Brand SKIN-FLEX™ Adhesive Bandages, NEOSPORIN® + Pain, Itch, Scar, BAND-AID® Brand of First Aid Products All-in-One Adhesive Gauze Pad and Tapes, and Extra Strength BENADRYL® Itch Stopping Cream.)

{Photos by Lily Glass. Styling by Wilmarose Orlanes, styling assistance and crafting by Jess Hong.}

A Color Scavenger Hunt Game for Kids!

A Color Scavenger Hunt Game for Kids / via oh Joy!

Ah! Summer is almost over, and my kids head back to school soon. So I wanted to share another fun activity for summer that really can be done year-round, too. I love super simple, interactive games that I can make for the kids with only things found around the house. This color scavenger hunt game is both fun and educational, so today, we're showing you have to make it...

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back only for a limited time only...

NEW Limited-Edition Oh Joy! for Freshly Picked / Shop now!

Guess what's back, back, back and better than ever?! We've been blown away by your love for our Oh Joy! for Freshly Picked collection. So today, we've got something extra special and SUPER limited-edition up our sleeves. We're bringing back two of our sold-out designs, Moon Bounce and vintage (circa 2015) best-seller Pin the Petal, in the Mini Sole style! The Mini Sole shoes are meant for little ones who are learning to walk, skip, hop, and play, so they have a rubber sole to help grip during those first steps. 

NEW Limited-Edition Oh Joy! for Freshly Picked / Shop now!

Who remembers our Pin the Petal design from 2015?! These sold out SUPER fast when we first launched them and they were re-printed a handful of times and kept selling out. So we're super excited to bring them back for this run with the hard soles. 

NEW Limited-Edition Oh Joy! for Freshly Picked / Shop now!

Our Moon Bounce design was the first to sell out with our most recent collection. So if you missed your chance the first time OR if you want them with a rubber sole, too, shop now in bigger sizes before they're gone again! 

NEW Limited-Edition Oh Joy! for Freshly Picked / Shop now!

You can buy them all now online for a limited time only at Freshly Picked

{Photos by Lily Glass. Styling by Wilmarose Orlanes, styling assistance by Jess Hong.

Smushed Paint Art Project for Kids!

Smooshed Paint Art for Kids! / via Oh Joy!

Happy first day of August! With these last few weeks before school starts, we wanted to share a fun project for those parents looking for an easy summer art project. It's simple, fun, and requires only a few supplies. Plus, kids can use their hands and smush paint...so fun and tactile! And once they're all done, you'll have a colorful new piece of artwork to hang on the wall. Here's how to make it...

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make a kids' craft cart!

make a kids' craft cart / oh joy!

I love fostering creativity in my kids. One of the ways that I always suggest doing that is keeping a fun mix of materials and art supplies around for them to experiment with. So, today, we're showing you how to turn a basic cart into a super cute craft cart for your little ones!

make a kids' craft cart / oh joy!

Here's the before and after! See how we transformed this cart...

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back-to-school helpers...

Back to School Helpers / Oh Joy!

With the start of school just right around the corner (Eeeek! How did THAT happen?), I've partnered with Johnson & Johnson to share some of my favorite things for back-to-school time! From handy helpers for lunch to useful items for everyday, to things that you need for that very first special day, here are a few of my favorites...

01. Oh Joy First Aid Kit and Band-Aid®️ Brand Adhesive Bandages for keeping handy in your car or kids' locker; 02. Kikkerland reusable straws; 03.travel utensil set by Bambu; 04. Cheree Berry lunch box notes; 05. See Kai Run shoes; 06. Hudson Tailor backpack/lunchbox in one; 07. Cheree Berry first day of school banners; 08. Everyday Co. Cloth Napkins 

P.S. Don't forget! You can get the Oh Joy! First Aid Kit FREE when you buy three qualifying items (like the Oh Joy! Band-Aid®️ Brand Adhesive Bandages) at Target stores and online at target.com!  

This post is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. All opinions are my own.