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Kids Crafts

Oil Pastel Witch Hat Drawings

Black paper and oil pastels are one of my most favorite art time combinations. My girls and I had fun designing our own wacky witch hats, just in time for Halloween decorating! This is an open-ended project that is fun… Continue Reading →

Craft a Paper Punch Picture Frame

Hello! It’s Lucy here again. It’s time for us to make a paper puncher frame! These are fun friendly frames for your kids to make. You can give one to your grandma, grandpa, or anyone you want. Supplies for Paper Punch… Continue Reading →

Simple Beaded Pipe Cleaners Pumpkins

These sweet and simple pumpkins are just the right activity for fall. As we’re seeing so many fun and festive pumpkins displayed on steps and front porches in our neighborhood, crafting these Beaded Pipe Cleaner Pumpkins is a great way… Continue Reading →

We’re Gettin’ Crafty with Kiwi Crate

Let’s get crafting today! I’ve partnered with Kiwi Crate for today’s creative adventure. We love Kiwi Crate, it’s always such a fun surprise in the mail. I’ve been a past guest crafter for them, creating one of their monthly projects! Their… Continue Reading →

Spooky Halloween Watercolor Gift Tags

How about making a few Halloween Watercolor Ghosts for a boo-tastic surprise! Tie them up with a bag of candy witch brooms or pumpkin cookie pops! Yum! I’m sharing the step-by-step tutorial over at Eighteen 25 and their Spooktacular Halloween Extravaganza! There are so… Continue Reading →

Halloween Crafts and Party Ideas at CreativeLive

Hey crafters! Head over to CreativeLive (right now) to watch us craft up a Halloween party storm! Today and tomorrow, October 3rd and 4th, I’ll be showcasing Halloween Crafts and Party Ideas in a 2 day workshop. I’d love to… Continue Reading →

Make Halloween Masks for a Party

We have another fun and festive craft idea to make for your next Halloween party! Whether you’re hosting something at your home with family and friends or you’re helping with the arts and crafts for your child’s school, these masks are… Continue Reading →

Make Pipe Cleaner Apples

We’re crazy for apples – making, baking, eating, crafting! So many fun things to do with apples. We’re crafting these cute Pipe Cleaner Apples to have some fall time fun! Here are just a few of the activities you can do with… Continue Reading →

Make Halloween Crafts and Party Ideas with Me on CreativeLive

I’ve been giving little hints here and there that I’ve partnered up with CreativeLive on a 2-Day Halloween Crafts and Party Ideas workshop! I’ve been busy busy busy planning and putting all the craft and recipe tutorials together for this… Continue Reading →

Have a Puppet Party with a Cereal Box

We’re creating cute and crafty jungle puppets from recycled cereal boxes to play with as an after school activity. We’ll finish up any homework from school and then get right to crafting our puppets! I’ve partnered with KiX Cereal as an ambassador… Continue Reading →

Sippin’ on Apple-Shaped Straw Buddies

We’re crafting up a bushel of apples this fall season, even drinking up some apple cider through a darling little straw sipper! My kids LOVE apple cider, they call it a “cup of fall” – a phrase they adopted from their… Continue Reading →

Outer Space Watercolor Bookmarks

With the weather cooling a bit, it’s time to snuggle up with a blanket and a good book! But you’ll need a trusty bookmark to go with to hold your place. So we’re crafting Outer Space Bookmarks with crayons and watercolor… Continue Reading →

My First Origami Kit for Kids

My son loves origami, especially Star Wars Origami. So it was fun to help my girls learn origami with this darling kit. I was sent this kit to test out and it’s a big hit at my house. My First Origami… Continue Reading →

Flying Feather Fish Kids Craft

Hi, Lucy here again. I’m going to teach you how to make a feather fishy. It’s a really great way to help your kids find something fun and feathery to do. Supplies for Feather Fish: feather googly eye glue 1…. Continue Reading →

Duct Tape and Rubber Band Mania Craft Books

I’m SO happy to showcase these 2 fun and fabulous kids craft books that have just hit the market… Duct Tape Mania and Rubber Band Mania by author Amanda Formaro. I love a good kids craft book and these 2 do not… Continue Reading →

Family Crafts: Shapes, Trucks, Pipe Cleaners and More

Need a few ideas for crafting with kids? Check out the latest projects shared over at Family Crafts on About.com. Many are made with items you already have at home or something you can easily gather from your local craft store. Have… Continue Reading →

Give Teacher a High-Five for a Great Year!

Let’s start the year off great by giving your child’s teacher a “high-five”! This is a fun craft to make together by stamping your child’s hand on paper, creating a “high-five” card for a great year! Stamp your child’s painted hand… Continue Reading →

Washi Tape Pencil Holders

Ready for more washi tape fun? I told you… I can’t get enough! Washi tape is such a great way to cover up recycled items, whether it’s cereal box cardboard for backpack tags or todays craft, washi tape pencil holders!… Continue Reading →

Back to School Washi Tape Backpack Tags

I’m all about the simple and easy when it comes to crafting with kids. That’s one reason washi tape is one of my new favorite kid crafting supplies. It’s easy to use and there’s no mess, just what a busy… Continue Reading →

Colorful Painted Craft Sticks

Sometimes, it’s fun to paint or draw on something other than paper. A jumbo craft stick is the perfect canvas for creating a mini-masterpiece. We tried two different painting materials on our craft sticks – watercolors and acrylic craft paints…. Continue Reading →

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