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Kids Crafts

Garden Pinwheel Craft for Kids from Recycled Artwork

This easy garden pinwheel craft for kids is a perfect way to personalize your garden space and use up some of that old artwork you have laying around. We love simple ways to dress up our garden, like these fairy garden… Continue Reading →

13 Family Garden Crafts You’ll Love to Make

It’s time to get your garden ready for spring and summer! If you don’t have a garden in your yard, let these family garden crafts inspire you to plant your own. Here’s an idea- put gardening on your summer bucket list! These… Continue Reading →

Kid-Made Jewelry Dish Gift for Mother’s Day

Looking for a creative gift for Mother’s Day that kids can make for mom or grandma? This easy jewelry dish is a perfect kid-made Mother’s Day gift that kids can easily make and personalize. It only takes some air dry clay, you can… Continue Reading →

15 Simple Keepsake Fingerprint Crafts

If your child loved finger paints as a toddler, they’re bound to love these fingerprint crafts too. There are so many fun things that can be created with a fingerprint! And each of these projects make for the perfect keepsake… Continue Reading →

15 Colorful Plastic Easter Egg Crafts

Now that spring is officially in the air, it’s time to start making Easter egg crafts. I love using plastic Easter eggs to create colorful and festive kids crafts. You can find so many different colored Easter eggs in the… Continue Reading →

15 Clothespin Crafts Your Little Ones Will Love to Make

Clothespins are such a great addition to any crafting closet! They’re a great way to add dimension to almost any project. From fun to functional, clothespin crafts possibilities are endless! 15 Clothespin Crafts for Kids 1. Cupcake Liner Butterflies: Turn a… Continue Reading →

DIY Watercolor Bookmarks to Make With Your Tween

We love making handmade bookmarks for our collection of books! Not only are they fun to craft, but they can be used again and again with all the books in our little library. Today, we’re making DIY watercolor bookmarks with words inspired… Continue Reading →

Create a Planet Art Project

We were fascinated by NASA’s recent report of seven Earth-sized exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system. Science is amazing! With all that talk about planets, we decided to design our own unique planets using just markers and water for a planet art project!… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Kitchen: Tortilla Pinwheel Flower

As soon as March hits, I’m dreaming of spring – warmer days, green grass, and flowers! This tortilla pinwheel flower is so easy to make – no special culinary superpowers required! Toddlers and preschoolers can help you prepare this for… Continue Reading →

Drawing with Kids: Illustrated Names

A couple times a month, my 12 and 14-year-old daughters join me for some art journaling. It’s a great opportunity to sit and chat over a simple, personal art project. Elementary-age kids through adults can enjoy creating these unique illustrated names. The… Continue Reading →

Toy Car Balloon Racers

Bring a little science fun into your playtime! You can explore forces and motion with a these balloon-powered toy cars. With just a few basic supplies, create your own speedy balloon racers. Can your car win the race? Toy Car Balloon… Continue Reading →

The Powerpuff Girls Craft Stick Puppets

This post is in partnership with Hulu. Oh ya, The Powerpuff Girls are here with a power-packed-punch of excitement exclusively on Hulu! Blossom, Buttercup, and Bubbles are ready to “save the world before bedtime”! Hulu is now the only place to stream… Continue Reading →

LEGO Batman Finger Puppet Printable

Are you as excited as we are to see The LEGO Batman Movie?! We’ve been watching the trailers and it looks so funny, perfect for the adults as much as the kids. We’re partnering with Warner Bros. Pictures and The LEGO Batman… Continue Reading →

15 Origami Paper Crafts for Kids to Create

Origami is such a fun crafting option for kids! It provides great fine motor skill practice, and it’s so exciting to see the creation appear! Check out each of these 15 origami paper crafts to create. 15 Origami Paper Crafts… Continue Reading →

Bouquet of Hearts Card for Valentine’s Day

For holidays and birthdays, homemade cards are my favorite! With just a stack of colored paper, markers, and glue, my kids and are making an adorable bouquet of hearts card for Valentine’s Day. We will make some to share with friends… Continue Reading →

15 Snow Day Crafts for Kids

It’s cold outside, which means it’s a perfect time to stay inside and do some crafting. From sparkling snow to furry creatures, the winter season is full of pretty crafting inspirations. Make some hot cocoa, grab the crafting supplies, and get… Continue Reading →

Kid-Made Wood Desk Calendar for Gifting

Handmade gifts are my favorite! We don’t always have time to make as many as I would like, but we try to find time for the kids to make something to gift to us parents or their grandparents. This wood desk calendar… Continue Reading →

Stick Puppet Art Invitation for Toddlers

My three-year-old is really into puppets right now. When his big sister made a puppet for a school project, he wanted to make puppets, too! Knowing his attention span for arts and crafts is about 10 minutes at the most,… 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 Tissue Paper Crafts for Kids

You may think only of gift bags and presents when you think of tissue paper, but these 15 tissue paper crafts for kids will have you thinking again. Just look at all the neat things you can  make with tissue… Continue Reading →

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