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35 Valentine’s Day Classroom Party Ideas

I love visiting classrooms during holidays, especially Valentine’s Day. There are so many fun ways to decorate and celebrate with hearts. Are you helping with a party this year? Possibly a room parent? We’re here to help. Here’s a list… Continue Reading →

Don’t Get Puzzled, Valentine!

A few years back, we made really fun giant Valentine puzzles. These were great. Perfect for little hands to help with, cutting and forming the puzzle. I thought this would be fun to do for my children’s friends or classmates,… Continue Reading →

Get Creative with These Robot Valentines

The best thing about robots is they can be tailored for both boys and girls. They are easy for little ones because you can construct them from simple shapes such as squares, circles, rectangles and ovals. Embellishing them a bit… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Valentine’s Day Projects

It’s all about LOVE this next week, as we all get ready for Valentine’s Day. I’m sharing 6 darling ideas that will help you celebrate your loved ones from the M&T Spotlight. **Next week: more love for the week as… Continue Reading →

Pop Up Cards for Your Valentine

I’ve made pop up cards before – these fun Valentine Heart Pop Up Cards. This is a great card for you or your little one to help make for Valentines. Well I’ve got another version of the pop up card…. Continue Reading →

Pipe Cleaner Heart-Shaped *LOVE* Goggles

Are you looking for LOVE? Well, these *love* goggles are here to help. And so are pipe cleaners. They are just begging to be bent into a heart shape. So today we’re looking for *love* with these festive heart pipe… Continue Reading →

Valentine Hearts Letter Match Game

There are so many fun crafts and games to play with hearts. They are the perfect shape. We’re using hearts in our letter matching game today. I printed out another set of Valentine hearts from Juliann’s design we used in… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Super Bowl Sunday

This week’s M&T Spotlight pics would have been even sweeter if the niners had made it to the Super Bowl. But these 6 ideas are fun for celebrating anyone who’s in the game. Whether you’re gathering with family or friends,… Continue Reading →

Contributor Spotlight: Crafts by Amanda

I’m taking the next few Fridays to spotlight my amazing contributors. Next up on the list is Amanda of Craft who contributes once a month to our Kids Craft page. Amanda is my kind of gal. She comes up with kid craft ideas… Continue Reading →

Counting Down to Valentines with 14 Acts of Love + a Free Printable

Valentines seems to come and go so quickly. Once February starts, I’m only thinking of what candy to buy and cards to make for my children’s classmates. I thought it would be fun to do more as a family this… Continue Reading →

Crafting Winter Animals that “Shred”

I recently wrote a post for Momformation all about a Snowman that “shreds” and I thought it might be fun extend the paper shredding to create a couple winter animals. We’re recycling our shredded paper, straight from our electronic shredder…. Continue Reading →

Colorful Puddle-Painted Hearts

My calendar-loving seven-year-old is already counting down the days to Valentine’s Day. I guess she likes to plan ahead! Our first “official” Valentine crafts of the season are these colorful hearts made with puddles of watercolor. Not only is the… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Snowy Snowmen

January means snow angels and snowmen. Now I just need some snow. Good thing we’re heading to Utah soon to catch a few flakes. But today we’ve got some really fun crafty snowmen to feature created by you over at… Continue Reading →

Free Gift Giving eBook for M&T Facebook Fans

I love facebook. It’s fun to share photos of my kids, let Mom and Dad know what we’re up to since we moved to Seattle, and keep in touch with new and old friends (don’t say you haven’t spied on… Continue Reading →

Paper Tube Stamped Snowman

I love working with paper towel tubes. And stamping with them is fun, they make such cool shapes and are super easy for little hands to hold. Today, we’re making stamped snowmen for a silly winter kids craft! Supplies for… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Winter Wonderland

It’s time for another showcase of fun crafts and ideas from the M&T Spotlight. This week it’s all about the wintry white of January. Here are 6 projects and recipes that will give a chill to your day. **Next week:… Continue Reading →

Kids Craft Podcast for Make and Takes for Kids

A few weeks back I was invited by the lovely Melitsa of Raising Playful Tots to participate in a fun kid craft and book writing interview talking about my book, Make and Takes for Kids. If you’re not already familiar… Continue Reading →

Craft Some Snowman Magnets for Winter

While snowmen are very popular around Christmastime, they actually make the perfect craft subject for January! Aside from New Year’s and Martin Luther King Jr. day, January has no other truly crafty holidays. Until Valentine’s Day rolls around in a… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Spotlight: The Best of 2011

As we’ve now come to a close of 2011, I need to give a big THANK YOU to all those who submit and continue to submit to the M&T Spotlight. It has been a great place to find fun kids… Continue Reading →

Santaland, Brownies, White Elephants, and Kwanzaa Crafts for Kids

I hope all your hustle and bustle is going well. Things are going pretty smooth at the LeBaron house. Still a few gifts to get, but hope to have it all done by Saturday, you know, just in time ;)… Continue Reading →

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