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Kids Crafts

Sequined Styrofoam Heart Pencil Toppers

Most kids use pencils at school. But, wouldn’t they love using pencils more if they sported colorful and fun pencil toppers? We love making our own pencil toppers & gifting them. Here’s one super cute idea that we just loved!!… Continue Reading →

Magnetic Cardboard Tic Tac Toe

Oh, dear cardboard! We love playing with you. Some of the best games and toys we made was using cardboard. Tic Tac Toe is one of them. However, this one is special, because it’s magnetic and you can play it right… Continue Reading →

Footprint Bee Mine Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this Footprint Bee Mine Valentine’s Day Cards Kid Craft is the perfect excuse to get crafty with the kids AND mail some happy mail to unsuspecting grandparents far away!!! Enjoy making some… Continue Reading →

Make Red Colored Rice for Valentine’s Day Decor

We’re decorating our house for Valentine’s Day and using all the red items we have from around our home. To add a little extra flare and fun, we’re also crafting a fun DIY project for making red colored rice. Add… Continue Reading →

15 Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Thinking of Valentines to pass out to your children’s friends and classmates can be daunting. They have to be creative and cute and one of a kind. Well, don’t stress one more second because… Continue Reading →

Heart Shaped Gift Tags

Add a sweet, personal touch to Valentine’s day favors and gifts with our easy to make heart shaped gift tags. Valentine’s Day has always been one of my favorite holidays. Long before I met my husband, we used to make cute… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Ladybugs – Kid Craft

Let your child’s creativity shine with these adorable and simple Popsicle Stick Ladybugs Kid Craft! Whether you make them in honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday OR just any other day of the week – you too can easily turn… Continue Reading →

Valentine Candy Trains

On a recent trip to the store, I made a detour into the aisles (and aisles!) of Valentine’s Day candy. I love checking out the seasonal wrappers, and remembered making cute candy trains for Christmas some years ago. I thought… Continue Reading →

Cardboard Tube Snowman Craft

I adore snowmen! I love snowmen crafts, activities, hand towels, pictures, nick knacks… you get the picture, lol. So with winter upon us the love of all things snowmen are in full force over at my house. This Cardboard Tube Snowman Craft… Continue Reading →

Abstract Painted and Pieced Hearts

If you are looking for something to brighten up a dreary winter day, try painting, cutting, and piecing some bold and colorful abstract hearts. For this project, we drew and painted big hearts, then cut them apart and mixed them… Continue Reading →

Woodland Art Project for Kids

This Woodland Art Project for Kids is a great way to get creative (and a little messy) with kids at home or in the classroom. Follow this step-by-step lesson that will walk you through using charcoal and masking tape to create… Continue Reading →

Year in Review: Make and Takes 2015

I can’t believe we’re already approaching a new year! 2015 has been an amazing year and we’ve created so many fun crafts. Here are just a few of the projects we’ve made during this past year. Make and Takes 2015 Year… Continue Reading →

Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Countdown

Every year our kids think they want to stay up until midnight to celebrate New Years, but it just never happens. They get tired and cranky around 9-10 at night, making it a real chore to try to stay up. So I… Continue Reading →

Footprint Snowman Keepsake Canvas

Looking for a kid friendly craft idea to beat the winter blues? Well, look no further because today’s Footprint Snowman Keepsake Canvas Idea is not only a clever way to “build a snowman” with ease BUT it’s also the perfect… Continue Reading →

DIY Electro Dough Kit for Tons of Fun

It’s time to get a little goofy with dough, all while learning about technology! The DIY Electro Dough Kit comes with everything you need to get creative – you just need the dough. You can make your own with our 3 ingredient… Continue Reading →

Monkey Plate Shaker for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve party with kids can actually be a lot of fun. But you need to prepare for it: play some fun family games and to make it more special craft a plate shaker for the monkey year of 2016…. Continue Reading →

DIY Felt Nutcracker Ornaments

Don’t you just love The Nutcracker? It’s a must watch during the holiday season. We’re creating a few new holiday traditions as we watch George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker movie and craft felt ornaments to celebrate! I’m partnering with Fox Home Entertainment to… Continue Reading →

Holly Clothespin Gift Toppers

I’m adding a homemade touch to our gift wrapping this year with these sweet holly clothespin gift toppers. With some simple supplies and just a few minutes’ work, you can make a pile of these festive clothespins, perfect for attaching… Continue Reading →

Snowman Popsicle Stick Ornament

Christmas is such a fun time of the year for us. My family loves the music, the food, the parties, and of course the Christmas crafts. The kids and I enjoy holiday crafting. I knew we would make some homemade… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees

Get the kids super excited for the holiday season with today’s easy Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees Kid Craft. Kids will love making and decorating their own tree, while moms {and dads} will enjoy the beautiful end result! With just a pinch… Continue Reading →

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