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Kids Crafts

Create a Few Fun Climbing Critters

Here’s a fun “craftivity” to try with your kids – paper animals that climb. These climbing critters are a craft your kids can play with, and you can even include some science talk too! Supplies for Climbing Critters: yarn or… Continue Reading →

Kites and Curious George with Creative Jewish Mom

Storybook Summer post by Sara of Creative Jewish Mom Hi, I’m Sara from creativejewishmom.com, and we are so excited to share with you one of our cutest ever craft projects! Thanks so much to Marie for inviting us to participate… Continue Reading →

Introducing Storybook Summer, New Reading Series for Kids

Ooooo, I can’t wait for this new summer series to start. I’ve been planning it for months, getting a few fabulous kid-crafty friends to help. It’s all about books and celebrating stories! All summer long we’ll be sharing our favorite… Continue Reading →

Paint a Watermelon Fan for Summer

Ahh watermelons! They just speak summer don’t they? Summer days are hot and muggy and sometimes you need a little help cooling off. Make this fun fan from a paper plate and a jumbo craft stick to keep yourself cool… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Craft Room: Recycled Materials + Giveaway

We love to craft with recycled materials. They are some of our favorite supplies. And they are cheap, pretty much anything we are done with using from a box, can, or paper tube! That’s what we are talking about in… Continue Reading →

Simple Sewing for Kids: Drawstring Bag

We are getting better at sewing and it’s time for a little more difficult project, although it is still easy enough for a beginner. We’ve sewn a fabric bookmark, a t-shirt bag, and now we’re sewing up a cute little… Continue Reading →

Simple Sewing for Kids: T-shirt Bag

Now that we’ve done a little practicing by making a fabric bookmark, my son is ready for our next project: Sewing a T-shirt Bag. This is probably the easiest project out there. All you do is sew one long line. That’s it!… Continue Reading →

Simple Sewing for Kids: Fabric Bookmark

My son has been begging me to let him sew on my sewing machine ever since he was little. There’s something about that needle and thread and the fast whizzing sound of the machine. But I’ve been hesitant to do it,… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Craft Room: Mess Free Ideas

Our video series Kids in the Craft Room is back today talking about our favorite mess free crafting ideas. If you’re hesitant to craft with your kids because of the messes that could be made, watch today’s video for a… Continue Reading →

Get Colorful with Doodle Names

How often do you join in when your kids are creating? Doodle Names is a drawing project that parents and kids can enjoy working on side-by-side. I find that my girls and I always have interesting conversations while we sit… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Craft Room: Craft Supply Storage

We’re here again with another episode of Kids in the Craft Room. Today it’s all about STORAGE. What to do with your craft supplies once you get them. We talked about our favorite kid craft supplies and our favorite kid… Continue Reading →

Stitch Up a Beaded Caterpillar Card

This cute little caterpillar was just begging to be stitched onto a card! I love to stitch greeting cards, so I thought I’d try my hand at adding a few beads to the mix. I think this little guy turned… Continue Reading →

Creating Torn Paper Landscapes

Usually paper and scissors go hand-in-hand, but not for this project. We’re tearing paper and layering the pieces to make colorful landscapes. Each one turns out completely unique and beautiful, and all you need is paper and a glue stick…. Continue Reading →

Kids in the Craft Room: Kid Friendly Adhesives

The latest video of the Kids in the Craft Room series is live! This week I’m sharing the best adhesives for kids, as not all glues are created equal. In today’s video, you’ll hear a little about each of my adhesive… Continue Reading →

Photo A Day Craze and Picture Books for Kids

I wanted to share a few of the fun things I’ve been writing elsewhere lately. It’s a little of this and a little of that, but all things I’m loving right now! Instagram and the #PhotoADay Challenge: It has been… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Gift Giving Round Up

I’m highlighting a few Mother’s Day handmade gifts we’ve posted in the past, helping you find a few last minute ideas. Or you can visit our Mother’s Day project page for all our favorite tutorials! P.S. many of these will… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Farm Critters

When we think of spring we think of new life and nature. On the farm there’s all sorts of new life in the spring. Baby chicks are hatching, piglets are born, calves are by their mama’s sides and cute farm… Continue Reading →

Kids in the Craft Room: Basic Craft Supplies + Giveaway

Here’s the latest video in our Kids in the Craft Room series, helping to get kids crafting. Today we’re talking all about basic craft supplies to have on hand. I’m sharing my 5 favorites and my daughter shares her 5… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Printable Coloring Page and Card

We’re making it all too easy for Dads out there to help their kids gift Mom something sweet! Thanks to Juliann of PBJ&J for designing yet another fabulous printable just for us. All Dad has to do is print out… Continue Reading →

Kiwi Crate Crafts and the Kiwi Bird

Do you know much about the Kiwi bird? I didn’t either. But, my son could tell you almost everything since it was his 3rd grade report! It’s a native of New Zealand, is as big as a chicken, has a… Continue Reading →

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