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Kids Crafts

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 →

Kids in the Craft Room: Where to Craft + Giveaway

I can’t tell you how excited I am to share a new video series I’ve been planning for months! I’ve called it: Kids in the Craft Room… as it’s just that, getting kids in the craft room. I’m very passionate about kids… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Challenge Update + DecoArt Winners

I like to give a BIG thank you to all the people who participated in the DecoArt Earth Day Craft Challenge! It was so fun to see all the recycled crafts being created to celebrate Earth Day. If you want… Continue Reading →

Super-Simple Origami Picture Frames

We like to try making origami from time to time, but we’re definitely still beginners. With only a few simple folds to make, these origami picture frames are a perfect project for kids (and beginner grown-ups, too!). Plus, these little… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Recycled Crafts

We are celebrating Earth Day in just over a week, so I thought it would be fun to showcase 6 fun recycled craft ideas for this weeks M&T Spotlight. **Next Week: I’ll be featuring your Spring Salads. I’m needing a… Continue Reading →

Blossoms, Banners, and Books, Oh My!

I’ve got a few fun posts to share that I’ve been writing around the blogosphere. Here’s a little of what I’ve been up to for Spring! Tissue Paper Blossom Art: make some Spring art with tissue paper for blossoms over… Continue Reading →

Mini Tin Can Drums Earth Day Craft

I love a good challenge, especially a craft challenge! I love to see all the entries and what people are creating. So, happily I’ve joined forces with Steph of Modern Parents Messy Kids (MPMK) to bring you a craft challenge celebrating… Continue Reading →

Loving This Story About Caine’s Arcade

Have you see this video yet about Caine’s Arcade? If not, you are in for a treat. This 9 year old boy named Caine is amazing! He built his own arcade out of recycled boxes and tape. He even sells… Continue Reading →

Classic Kids Craft: Paper Weaving

Do you remember making woven paper when you were a kid? It’s a classic craft project – simple, inexpensive, and fun. Paper weaving is a low-mess activity I like to pull out on busy days or when friends are over…. Continue Reading →

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