Kids Crafts

Marble Painted Apple Craft

The kids and I love to get the craft supplies out and see what inspiration will hit.  Today we were inspired by our bright red, yellow, and green paints to make apples.  But we did not just want to paint… Continue Reading →

Drawing Zentangle Elephants

Elephants have always been a favorite animal in our house. Even my toddler walks around the house raising his arm and making his own tiny elephant trumpets. I happened to see that World Elephant Day is coming up on August… Continue Reading →

Pipe Cleaner Lollipops

I love to make crafts that go with books that my daughter is reading! This time around, we created these  hand-made, kid friendly, Pipe Cleaner Lollipops for our Charlie & the Chocolate factory Study kit. Super fun to make and oh,… Continue Reading →

13 Coconut Recipes for Family, Food, and Fun

We love coconut at our house, using it for all kinds of fun recipes. There’s things to make for home use, yummy desserts, and even kids crafts. We’ve gathered DIY recipes for using coconut oil, flakes, and shreds, perfect for… Continue Reading →

Design a Food Truck Printable

Have you and your kids ever eaten at a food truck? We have been to a food truck gathering at a nearby park a few times, and we had such a great time checking out the different trucks and eating… Continue Reading →

25 Ways to Get Out and Play this Summer

We’re wrapping up our summer series to Get Out and Play! Thanks to all the amazing contributors and guest writers for their fabulously fun ideas. We’ve been playing games, making crafts, and having adventures in the summer sun! Here are 25 ideas… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Bug Catcher

Hi guys, I’m Stephanie from Somewhat Simple, and I’m excited to be here sharing an easy Bug Catcher for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series. Supplies for making a DIY Bug Catcher: hammer nails rope screen netting… Continue Reading →

How to Make GIANT Bubbles

Hello Make and Take friends! I’m Mary Catherine of Fun-A-Day, where I share fun and meaningful early learning activities. I’m excited to be a part of the Get Out and Play summer series! Today, I’m sharing a simple and fun… Continue Reading →

Make a Rainbow Ribbon Curtain

Hello, I am Shannon at Find Joy in the Journey! I have been blogging since 2005 and I love to write about my family, everyday life, dating my husband, projects and parties, Project Life, being a mom, faith, setting and working… Continue Reading →

Make an Ancient Toy Thaumatrope

No matter how much fun stuff you have planned for your kids this summer, you will still hear: “I am bored” more times that you would like to. So today I will show you our latest activity that has been… Continue Reading →

DIY Floral Crown Craft

Hi Make and Takes friends, this is Tonya from Create-Celebrate-Explore and I’m so happy to be here sharing a fun DIY floral crown project from my daughter for the Get Out and Play summer series. The sun is shining outside,… Continue Reading →

Printable Birthday Balloon Countdown

Every day my soon-to-be 5 year old asks, “How many days is it till my birthday?” We’re down to 12. When it was exactly 14 it was easy, two weeks from that day, but other days I guess or fake… Continue Reading →

Make Minions Rocks for Tic-Tac-Toe

Hello friends. I’m Lucy from Craftberry Bush. This little craft is part of the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series and combines my love for paint, spending time with my kiddos and of course the-oh-so-adorable Minions! Here is… Continue Reading →

Homemade Window Paint for Kids

Hey friends! I’m Jamie of hands on : as we grow where I share tons of fun things to do with the kids (just for fun and learning as well)! I’m so excited to take part in Make & Take’s… Continue Reading →

Make a Family Summer Bucket List

We are officially ready for summer and so excited to show off our Summer Bucket List for 2015! Last week I shared how we got started and where we found inspiration for our list. Now we’re putting together our display,… Continue Reading →

Simple Party Poppers

Hey there! I’m Alexis the blogger behind Persia Lou, a craft, crochet, and home decor blog with a modern aesthetic. I’m so excited to be joining in the Get Out and Play Series here at Make and Takes! My kids… Continue Reading →

DIY Paper Spinner

Hi! I’m kimbo from a girl and a glue gun and I’ve got a super fun craft for you to keep the kids entertained this summer, part of the Make and Takes summer series Get Out and Play!!! Craft up… Continue Reading →

5 Creative Forts for Kids

Today, as part of the Get Out and Play Summer Series, Zina Harrington from Let’s Lasso the Moon will be talking forts, forts, forts. Below you’ll find five creative forts for kids. Keep your kiddos entertained and building this summer!… Continue Reading →

DIY God’s Eye Yarn Art

Hi everyone! My name is Cindy and you can find me over at Skip to my Lou. I blog about crafts, sewing, crochet and recipes. I hope you will come visit me if you are looking for more fun crafts… Continue Reading →

Inspiration for a Summer Bucket List

We’re making a list and checking it twice as we put together our Summer Bucket List for 2015! We’ve each come up with activities we can do this summer, keeping our family busy with fun and exploration! I’m happy to be partnering… Continue Reading →

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