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Kids Crafts

Create Springtime Art with Simple Origami Tulips

-+*Every spring, I love seeing tulips pop up in my yard. It seems like I always forget about them – such a colorful surprise! We made a little ode-to-tulips art project with some super-simple origami paper tulips. With only a… Continue Reading →

Yarn Wrapped Paper Tube Owls + Video

-+*We’re back with another video for our Kids in the Craft Room series. My daughter is sharing her idea for a Yarn Paper Tube Owl. It’s a perfect activity for a children’s craft room, helping to celebrate spring! Supplies for… Continue Reading →

Making Marbled Paper With the Kids

-+*Easy and fun always get my vote when it comes to projects with the kids. I saw this tutorial from MJB for marbled paper at the Make and Takes Spotlight and thought it would definitely fit the criteria. Looks a… Continue Reading →

Simple Fabric Mosaic Artwork for Kids

-+*I am constantly looking for great artwork for my home so it’s no wonder that I love it when my kids make awesome things! Children’s artwork doesn’t just have to be restricted to the refrigerator for display. In fact, some… Continue Reading →

The Artful Parent Resource Book

-+*I love a good kids craft book and I’m so excited about this one from Jean of The Artful Parent. I’ve been following her blog since I started blogging and her site is filled with so many fabulous ideas. It’s… Continue Reading →

Crocheting a Chain Stitch Snake

-+*One of the easiest projects for crochet has got to be my cute little chain stitch snake. You can’t mess it up. And it’s a great way to practice your chain stitching, helping you feel confident in your crocheting, producing something… Continue Reading →

Organizing Art Projects and School Papers

-+*I love office products. They scream organization, and as a mother of 3, I need one of everything to keep my life in order. So I’m happy to partner with Staples, an M&T sponsor, on a few projects for this… Continue Reading →

Dyed And Speckled Eggs For Easter

-+*Easter is in a few short days, can you believe it? Expand your egg dying skills with this cool tutorial from Homework for dyed and speckled eggs I spotted at the Make and Takes Spotlight. More Easter excitement below: Little… Continue Reading →

Organize the Holiday Chaos with Easter Crafts

-+*This weekend, you’ll want to load up on a few activities for the kids. Between the Easter Bunny and decorating eggs, you might have a few kids bouncing off the walls. Give a few of these Easter crafts and activities… Continue Reading →

Spring Card Craft Using Melted Beads

-+*Perler beads can be used for lots of fun activities with the kids. Try melting them into fun shapes using pipe cleaners as molds like this tutorial from Club Chica I came across at the Make and Takes Spotlight. You… Continue Reading →

Easter Egg Yarn Art

-+*As you may already know, we’re big fans of yarn! Today we’re sharing something fun for Easter and making some art to display. We’ve done this style of art before for a Christmas yarn art piece, now we’re crafting with… Continue Reading →

Teeny Tiny Pipe Cleaner Bunnies

-+*My girls love both crafts and teeny tiny things, so these sweet little pipe cleaner bunnies are the perfect spring project for our house. I think they are taking over the dollhouse as we speak, turning it into an Easter… Continue Reading →

Crafting a Family Album, “The Croods” Style

-+*I am happy to be partnering up with The Croods, the upcoming family movie from DreamWorks Animation, an M&T sponsor, for today’s post. I’m sharing how to put together a fun and crafty family photo album. We take so many family… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Threaded Embroidery Hoop

-+*We’re having fun with rainbow crafts this month to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. My kids go gaga for all things rainbow, anything that will lead them to a leprechaun. So here’s a fun rainbow wheel of awesome as we threaded… Continue Reading →

Colorful Stained Glass Kites

-+*How’s the weather in your part of the world right now? We are definitely seeing some signs of spring here in California (including sniffly noses and itchy eyes). My girls are on watch for a windy day perfect for kite-flying…. Continue Reading →

St. Patrick’s Day Paper Tube Stamping

-+*I bet you can guess what we’re stamping for St. Patrick’s Day! Yep, rainbows and shamrocks. We’ve got our paper tube stamp supplies out once again and we’re ready to go. Let’s get stamping! Supplies for Rainbow and Shamrock Paper… Continue Reading →

Lego Friendship Bracelets Have All The Fun

-+*Are your kids going super for bonkers for friendship bracelets, because mine are! Mix it up a little by making these cool DIY lego ones! I spotted this tutorial from The Centsible Life at the Make and Takes Spotlight, give… Continue Reading →

Shamrock Rice Krispie Pops

-+*These shamrock rice krispie pops from Hungry Happenings are hilariously adorable (and probably pretty tasty too). I found them over at the Make and Takes Spotlight and think they’d make the perfect St. Patty’s Day treat! More St. Patty’s Day… Continue Reading →

Paint Chip and Pom-Pom Bookmarks

-+*There is nothing that makes me happier than seeing my children enjoying a good book! Well, almost nothing. A simple craft project that has a great purpose is also one of my favorite things! Today’s craft project (which can be for your kids and you) is… Continue Reading →

Who Needs a Rainbow in a Can?

-+*What is more cheery than a rainbow? I don’t think much. So how about making someone’s day by giving them a rainbow in a can! It’s sure to be a smile on a cloudy day. Supplies for Rainbow in a… Continue Reading →

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