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Broken Crayons? Put Them To Use With Art Project For Kids

Have the winter wiggles set in for your kids yet? Give this melted crayon art project from Play Based Learning I spotted over at the M&T Spotlight. Looks like an easy afternoon of fun to me! Other fabulous creative projects… Continue Reading →

Favorite 2012 Posts from M&T Contributors

Have I told you how much I love my contributors?! They are the best, some of the most talented writers, bloggers, women in the biz. I’m blessed to have them on my team sharing fabulous content with us all. I’m… Continue Reading →

10 Most Popular Posts of 2012

Doesn’t it seem like 2012 came and went in a flash? I’m still having a hard time remembering to add the “13” to my dates! But alas, we had a great year with a lot happening in the craft and… Continue Reading →

Paper Tube Snowflake Stamps

We are continuing our paper tube stamping series with something fun for winter: snowflakes. We’re cutting the bottoms of our paper tubes into strips to create a few snowflake-shaped stamps. For a quick refresher, here’s our other shapes we’ve been crafting and… Continue Reading →

Party Ideas for Your New Year’s Eve Celebration

Can you believe we’re another year down? It’s going by way too fast. But alas, 2013 is right around the corner. Start practicing writing your “13”!! We’ll be having some fun with family on New Year’s. Below are ideas for… Continue Reading →

Wrapping Up Our Holiday ABC Series

We made it through the entire alphabet for the holidays, yippee! All the way from A to Z. So much crafting and baking for this special season. Phew! Here is all of our letter activities in one handy place. Happy… Continue Reading →

Super Cute Snowman Ornament Made From Recycled Keys

Got a bunch of old keys hanging around? I spotted a great way to use them up over at the M&T Spotlight by recycling them into snowman ornaments from Crafty Amanda, so cute and a great way to get your… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: Z is for Zig-Zag

Yes, I’m kinda going out on a limb there, but the letter Z was a hard letter to craft for our Holiday ABC series. It was either zebras, zig-zags or a zipper! I chose to make some zig-zag glitter trees, using… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: Y is for Yarn Poms

These mini yarn pom poms for our letter Y in our Holiday ABC series are so much fun to make. Your kids can help by doing the wrapping. It’s the perfect craft to make for fun holiday decor. Supplies for Mini Yarn… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: X is for Cross-Stitch

We’re stitching up rows of X’s with a Cross-Stitched Tree for our Holiday ABC Series and the letter X. This is a fun introduction to cross-stitch for older kids and grown-up beginners, too! Simply-shaped Christmas trees are the perfect beginner… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: W is for Winter

We’re showcasing all things winter for the letter W and our Holiday ABC series. These are crafts to get you excited about the winter season over the next few months. Coffee Filter Snowflakes: We love to use coffee filters to make… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: T is for Tree

We’ve created some Threaded Wrapped Paper Trees for our Holiday ABC series and the letter T. They are fun to wrap, little ones love to help with this, and then display on your mantel. Supplies for Thread Wrapped Paper Trees: cardstock paper… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: S is for Santa

We’ve come to letter S for Santa in our Holiday ABC series and we’re making a few fun Mini Santa Hats. These paper hats are perfect for adding to the top of a present, display on a shelf, or attaching to… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: P is for Presents

For our letter P and our Holiday ABC series, we’re talking about presents. I’ve collected some simple projects for you to make for your loved ones for the holidays. Most of these are easy to do, helping you have a… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: O is for Orange Ornaments

I have always wanted to dry oranges and turn them into ornaments. I’ve seen these around and had to try it out this year. And it works out perfect for our Letter O in our Holiday ABC series for dried orange… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: M is for Manger

We recently went to a church activity and created these fun popsicle stick manger scenes. I wanted to showcase it for our Holiday ABC series and the letter M for manger. The idea comes from A Student of Mama University for… Continue Reading →

Jingle Bell Painting for the Art Table

Have your kids painted with marbles before? You drop paint-covered marbles into a box and roll them all around to paint your paper. My girls were always first in line when that activity was on the preschool art table. But… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: L is for Lights

There are so many holidays and celebrations that use light… lights on houses, on trees and candles too. We made some paper tree lanterns for our letter L and our Holiday ABC series to shine a little light this holiday… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: K is for Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrated by African Americans and begins the day after Christmas. There are 7 nights and 7 candles in a kinara lit each night, representing 7 principles of family, community, and culture. So for our Holiday ABC… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: I is for Icicle

With winter making it’s way here, we’re at Letter I for Icicles for our Holiday ABC series. Living in Seattle, we don’t see a lot of snow or icicles, but we can sure create some! We’re making felt icicle ornaments to… Continue Reading →

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