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Kids Crafts

Craft a Children’s Bedroom Door Sign

I love this fun Bedroom Door Sign made out of paper mache. It’s bringing me back to my elementary school days when we plastered pastey newspapers onto a balloon and hollowed it out for a bowl. Alice from MAD –… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Winter Fun

Here’s a few fun activities and crafts to celebrate the Winter season! Milk Jug Snow Scoop by Make and Takes (pictured above) Animals in Winter by Discover and Learn Preschool Mitten Counting by My Montesorri Journey Make a Snowman Inside… Continue Reading →

Stirring Up Snowman Chocolate Spoons

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday with a fun Snowman Hot Chocolate on a Spoon. Come see how Mr. Snowman went for a swim!  

We’re Making a “Snowman on the Go”

Snowmen everywhere are just waiting for the snow to fall so they can come alive with this Snowman on the Go kit. I first saw this idea in the Better Homes and Garden’s Holiday Craft magazine and thought it was… Continue Reading →

Celebrate 2010 with Some Goofy Glasses

We’re celebrating the new year with some fun and crafty glasses. We’re getting excited to be heading into 2010 and will be sporting these spectacles as we ring in the new year on Dec. 31st. I don’t know if the… Continue Reading →

Simple Craft for Jingle Bells

We’ll be jingling bells this week as we celebrate Christmas. These simple bell crafts are perfect for kids to help make and jingle, adding some extra cheer as a-caroling we go! Supplies for Jingle Bell Craft: pipe cleaners (aka chenille… Continue Reading →

Decorate with Festive Gumdrop Trees

We’re decorating our house for Christmas with these fun candy gumdrop cones. They’re a perfect festive craft for the Holidays. You just need a few candy gumdrops, toothpicks, and a styrofoam cone or ball. But try not to eat too… Continue Reading →

Crafts to Celebrate Chanukah

Chanukah (or Hanukkah) is coming up this week, starting at sundown on December 11th. To help celebrate this special Jewish Holiday, I’m featuring some fun and fabulous crafts from Sara of Creative Jewish Mom. Have fun learning about and celebrating… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Christmas

Here’s a few fun crafts I’ve found to help celebrate Christmas. With only 20 days left until Christmas, you better get crafting! Felted Christmas Trees by Purl Bee (pictured above) Eco Christmas Gift Wrap by Zakka Life Snowmen Ornaments by… Continue Reading →

Kid-Friendly Menorah for Hanukkah

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday again today. Come see how we got to do some finger painting to celebrate Hanukkah!

Pile Treats on these Ribbon Wreath Plates

During the Holidays, our neighbors and friends tend to be the recipients of our baking and candy making. Here’s a fun way to share your Holiday treats with these Ribbon Wreath Plates, because we all know the Holidays are a… Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Advent Calendar

Want to end squabbles between siblings over who gets to put up the advent ornament each day? How about making personal advent calendars so each kid can have one? This is also a great quick project for classrooms, scout packs,… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Advents

December is full of countdowns and we love to countdown to Christmas. Here’s our Advent calendar for the next 25 days. We’ll be taking off one of these rings until we get to the top on Christmas morning. To make… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes DIY Holiday Gift Guide

I’m happy to announce Make and Takes DIY Holiday Gift Guide for 2009. It’s full of fun, affordable, and crafty DIY projects for your Holiday wish list. There’s something for you, your kids, fun in the kitchen, and crafty DIY… Continue Reading →

Using Up Our Fallen Acorns

My parents house is full of Oak trees. And with Oak trees come acorns. Their patio is always littered with fallen acorns. But my kids love it as it makes for a fun day of collecting. Here’s a few crafty… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl-ing

While some of the bigger kids are playing their own turkey bowl football game in the backyard, we’re going to be “bowling for turkeys” down the hallway. We’ve transformed our old plastic bowling set into a fun turkey take down!… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Turkey Centerpiece

I still had a couple of uncarved pumpkins left over from Halloween, so I thought it would be fun to use them for a Thanksgiving centerpiece. I think this would be cute at the kids’ table on turkey day. My… Continue Reading →

Thankful Magazine Collage

I recently guest posted over at U Create, sharing a craft for Thanksgiving. Head on over there to learn how we’re sharing what we’re thankful for at the family dinner table.

The Incredible Painted T-Shirt

Oh look, another post where Heather paints something random with acrylic paint! What can I say, acrylic paint is one of the cheapest and most versatile art/craft supplies around! This time, we’re painting t-shirts and onesies. You don’t need anything… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Turkeys

Little Turkey Yarn Favor by Make and Takes (pictured above) How to Make Turkey Stock by Kalyn’s Kitchen Playdough Turkey Craft by My Family My Forever Potato Print Turkey by No Time For Flash Cards Cute Turkey Hat by Parents… Continue Reading →

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