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Kids Crafts

Stained Glass Tissue Paper Fall Tree

Guest post by Jen Goode of Projects for Preschoolers Make a pretty fall tree that is beautiful window art as well. Using tissue paper and construction paper, this pretty tree craft is perfect for even the littlest hands. This is a great… Continue Reading →

Last Minute Despicable Me Minion Costume

We are only days away from Halloween and it’s crunch time people! But have I got the perfect idea for you. It’s quick and easy, and oh so cute… Minions!! These minions from Despicable Me are our absolute favorite characters. We are… Continue Reading →

Quick Halloween Craft Ideas

Whether you’re planning a Halloween classroom party or if you’re looking for some quick Halloween crafts, I’ve gathered all our ideas in one handy spot. Check them out! What fun crafts are you planning for your Halloween parties? Share your… Continue Reading →

How-to Video: Embroidery Hoop Spider Webs

Halloween is on it’s way, but there’s still time to make more crafts. This Embroidery Hoop Spider Web is super simple and fun for kids and adults. My girls snatched this one up and have it hanging in their room… Continue Reading →

Mini Gumdrop Pumpkin Ornaments

Similar to our Festive Gumdrop Trees, I thought it would be fun to create a few fun pumpkins ornaments for Halloween. These cute little pumpkins are perfect for hanging on your door knob or on a spoooooky tree! Supplies for Gumdrop… Continue Reading →

Glitter Plastic Spider Rings

You know those cheap plastic spider rings kids love to wear during Halloween? Give them some sparkle by dipping the tops in glitter. I first found this Glitter Spider idea from the local morning show, New Day Northwest, with entertainer Heather Cristo. When… Continue Reading →

How-to Video: Yarn Pom-Pom Spiders

It’s that time again when we are making all kinds of fun Halloween crafts. And our cute little Yarn Pom-Pom Spiders were so fun to make and play with last year, we’re creating more to hide around the house. To… Continue Reading →

Furry Monster Googly Eye Bracelets

Yes, I’m still on the googly eye train. But how can I stop, they are too much fun. And now I’ve completed the googly jewelry set with rings, necklaces, earrings and now a fun and furry bracelet! Supplies for Furry… Continue Reading →

Craft a Patchwork Pumpkin

We seem to have an endless supply of paper and fabric scraps around our house, and I’m always looking for new ways to use our stash. With pumpkin patches and jack o’lanterns on our mind, we turned orange collages into… Continue Reading →

Sweet Little Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Cards

These sweet little thumbprint pumpkins are fun to craft and are perfect to display for Halloween! Supplies for Thumbprint Pumpkin Patch Cards: orange and green paint – or an ink pad would work great too paintbrush paper card folded black… Continue Reading →

More Silliness with Googly Eye Jewelry

I just couldn’t help myself. I had to make a whole set of jewelry out of googly eyes. We made our Googly Eye Rings last week, so now I’m adding in some earrings and a necklace. They are too cute!… Continue Reading →

Caine’s Arcade Cardboard Challenge Wrap-Up

This past Saturday we hosted a celebration for Caine’s Arcade and his cardboard challenge here in Seattle. It was cardboard mania!! Kids from all over Seattle joined in the fun as we crafted and played. A little cardboard bowling pictured below, thanks… Continue Reading →

Crayon Resist Autumn Leaf Rubbings

We love collecting colorful leaves for leaf rubbings early in the fall, before the leaves are either too soggy or too crunchy. We usually use colored crayons to make our rubbings, but we’ve been playing with white crayon and watercolor… Continue Reading →

Get Silly with Googly Eye Rings

I love googly eyes, it’s one of my favorite crafting supplies. I even love the fun eyebombing craze that has hit towns across America. So how could I resist finding ways to put these googly eyes in more places, even jewelry…. Continue Reading →

Space Shuttle Party Treats

How cute are these Space Shuttle Party Treats from The Craft Nest? They would be a perfect treat for a birthday party from space. There’s even a free printable for the shuttle to go with, yippee! Here are a few… Continue Reading →

Caine’s Arcade Cardboard Challenge

It’s almost been one year since the boy Caine was showcased for his amazing cardboard arcade. Since then, children all over the world have embraced the love of cardboard and creating! Watch this video to see all that has come… Continue Reading →

Cardboard Tube Ghouls for Halloween

With Halloween creeping up on us, it’s time to start thinking about fun and easy crafts you can do with your kids. You’ll love this craft because of its simplicity, and gosh, they are just too cute too! These would… Continue Reading →

Autumn Crafts and Recipe Ebook from The Artful Parent

I’ve just caught wind of a new and fabulously crafty ebook you must get your hands on in time for fall. Jean of The Artful Parent, an amazing artist and creative genius, has come out with a new ebook: The Artful… Continue Reading →

Lemon Juice Mystery Messages

We’ve already begun our haunting Halloween fun with these Lemon Juice Mystery Messages. I’ve joined up with Q-tips again as a Tipster ambassador and sharing some super spooky science with you. These lemon juice mystery messages are too much fun. Watch our video as… Continue Reading →

Frankenstein Goodie Bags for Halloween

These Frankenstein Goodie Bags are too cute and perfect for Halloween. We are still a few weeks away from October, but I’m already getting excited. I’m ready to craft these up for the kids, thanks to Summer Scraps, found over… Continue Reading →

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