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Get Outdoors This Spring With Spray Chalk

I’m a big proponent of getting kids outside to play. And messy play is more than okay with me too, just as long as it can be cleaned up which is why we love getting outdoors especially with Spray Chalk…. Continue Reading →

10 Awesomely Fun Sidewalk Chalk Activities

HEY! I’m Kimbo from a girl and a glue gun here on Make and Takes today for the Get Out and Play Summer Series! We have probably every color of sidewalk chalk–and when my kids say they are bored I say, “go… Continue Reading →

Sidewalk Chalk Games for Kids: Dots and Boxes

Hey guys! I’m Stacy from Kids Stuff World and today we are sharing one of my children’s favorite boredom buster games, Dots and Boxes. We play this game all the time at restaurants and during doctor’s visits and now that… Continue Reading →

Chalk Pastel Stenciled Turkeys

I thought my girls might be too old this year to make a silly Thanksgiving turkey craft, but they were totally still into it. Yay! We had great fun breaking out our chalk pastels and stenciling some colorful turkey feathers…. Continue Reading →

DIY Chalkboard Paint and Canvas

It’s back-to-school season and I have chalkboard on my mind! I have long loved everything chalkboard and use it various ways around our home. But this time I wanted to do it with a twist, DIY chalkboard paint! I thought it… Continue Reading →

DIY Clipboards with Chalkboard and Dry Erase Tape

We’re crafting with clipboards for today’s project, jazzing them up with duct tape. I’m happy to be partnering with Scotch® Duct Tape, making super cool coloring clipboards using their new Chalkboard and Dry Erase tape! These clipboards are double-sided for double the… Continue Reading →

DIY Framed Chalkboard Wall

Ch-ch-ch-ch-chalkboard, oh yeah! A good chalkboard wall is always awesome, I especially like this framed chalkboard wall by I Dig Pinterest spotted at the Make and Takes Spotlight. Looks easy enough don’t you think? More chalkboard links below: DIY chalkboard… Continue Reading →

Chalk Pastel Hearts

I recently picked up a box of chalk pastels at the craft store, and we finally decided it was time to break them in with some Valentine-inspired art. Using a simple stencil and chalk pastels, we created these fun pictures… Continue Reading →

DIY Chalkboard Wreath Plaque

I have a really hard time decorating for holidays. We’ve moved just about 9 times in the last six years so it’s a feat if I even get regular decorations on the walls. And I just haven’t felt the motivation… Continue Reading →

Celebration Chalkboard Count Down

I don’t know about your family, but holidays are a BIG deal at our house! We LOVE the holidays! I thought it would be fun to create a little countdown chalk board to remember all of life’s important events! I… Continue Reading →

Easter Chalkboard Cards

We’re making cute little Easter pictures with these chalkstock postcards from Canvas Home Basics I received as a fun freebie back at CHA. I thought these would be a perfect activity with pastel chalk for Easter. For the Easter eggs,… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Simple Chalkboard Gift Tag

There are so many fun ways to use chalkboard paint. Here’s one way that I wish I would have thought of a lot sooner: the gift tag! Just think of the different chalkboard gift tags you could make using it:… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Chalkboard Speech Bubble

Let your little one tell you WHO THEY ARE this back-to-school time of year. These fun chalkboard speech bubbles are a great way to keep track of all the years of back-to-school photos you’ll be taking. They are also a… Continue Reading →

Fun with Chalk Pastels

When I was a kid, one of my favorite activities at Grandma’s house was playing with her chalk pastels. They were like chalk, but more intense in color, a more serious art supply than we were accustomed to. She taught… Continue Reading →

25 DIY Ideas to Make for Mom

Moms are the greatest. They deserve the world! Mother’s Day is the one day of the year that we get to celebrate and honor our mothers, so here are some DIY ideas for mom. There are so many things you can do… Continue Reading →

10 Disney Crafts For the Whole Family

Do you have a Disney trip planned in your near future? Maybe for spring break or a summer vacation. Whether you are going to Disneyland or Disney World, you’ll want to make any one of these Disney crafts to get… Continue Reading →

15 Holiday Gift Giving Ideas Kids Can Make

There’s nothing more heartwarming than receiving a gift that a child handmade for you, and children get such pride in giving something that they’ve made! It’s a win/win for everyone! These ideas are a great place to start if your… Continue Reading →

15 DIY Lawn Games to Make

Does summer have you feeling torn between your love of the outdoors and your love of board games? No need to worry- these DIY lawn games will let you enjoy both! 15 DIY Lawn Games to Make 1. DIY Yard… Continue Reading →

Follow the Numbers Obstacle Course

Hi, I’m Trisha from Inspirational Laboratories here to share an activity for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series! Are you looking for games to play outside? Kids will have tons of fun with our Follow the Numbers… Continue Reading →

7 Best Tips for a Fabulous Family Picnic

Hi I’m Jen of Kitchen Counter Chronicles here for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series! Summer has arrived and that means it is picnic season. Everyone loves a family picnic in the park. Eating and playing outside with… Continue Reading →

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