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Kids Crafts

Year in Review: Make and Takes 2015

I can’t believe we’re already approaching a new year! 2015 has been an amazing year and we’ve created so many fun crafts. Here are just a few of the projects we’ve made during this past year. Make and Takes 2015 Year… Continue Reading →

Footprint Snowman Keepsake Canvas

Looking for a kid friendly craft idea to beat the winter blues? Well, look no further because today’s Footprint Snowman Keepsake Canvas Idea is not only a clever way to “build a snowman” with ease BUT it’s also the perfect… Continue Reading →

DIY Electro Dough Kit for Tons of Fun

It’s time to get a little goofy with dough, all while learning about technology! The DIY Electro Dough Kit comes with everything you need to get creative – you just need the dough. You can make your own with our 3 ingredient… Continue Reading →

Monkey Plate Shaker for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve party with kids can actually be a lot of fun. But you need to prepare for it: play some fun family games and to make it more special craft a plate shaker for the monkey year of 2016…. Continue Reading →

DIY Felt Nutcracker Ornaments

Don’t you just love The Nutcracker? It’s a must watch during the holiday season. We’re creating a few new holiday traditions as we watch George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker movie and craft felt ornaments to celebrate! I’m partnering with Fox Home Entertainment to… Continue Reading →

Holly Clothespin Gift Toppers

I’m adding a homemade touch to our gift wrapping this year with these sweet holly clothespin gift toppers. With some simple supplies and just a few minutes’ work, you can make a pile of these festive clothespins, perfect for attaching… Continue Reading →

Snowman Popsicle Stick Ornament

Christmas is such a fun time of the year for us. My family loves the music, the food, the parties, and of course the Christmas crafts. The kids and I enjoy holiday crafting. I knew we would make some homemade… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees

Get the kids super excited for the holiday season with today’s easy Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees Kid Craft. Kids will love making and decorating their own tree, while moms {and dads} will enjoy the beautiful end result! With just a pinch… Continue Reading →

Easy Tin Foil Christmas Tree Ornaments

It’s official – Christmas is just 20 days away, which means holiday crafting is in full swing! We made felt stitched ornaments, used beads  and even made a sparkly Tissue Paper Tree Ornament. We are exploring Aluminium foil / Tin foil to… Continue Reading →

25 Minecraft Projects for Kids

Are your kids obsessed with the Minecraft computer game as much as mine are? It’s a popular favorite with boys and girls around the world. I’ve rounded up some of the best Minecraft projects to make. These ideas are great for a party… Continue Reading →

Candy Cane Alphabet Activity

I love coming up with simple and fun learning activities to do with my kids at home. Making learning fun has always been important to me. My second child is in preschool this year. He is learning letter recognition in class…. Continue Reading →

Recycled CD Turkey Kids Craft

Today’s Thanksgiving themed kids craft is so much fun and incredibly easy for little ones too. I’m talking kids of ALL ages {even those crafty adults} will enjoy making this Recycled CD Turkey Kids Craft. With only a few simple supplies {with… Continue Reading →

Make a Gratitude Jar for Thanksgiving

3 years ago we started filling up a gratitude jar. I fell in love with the idea of teaching kids to be grateful and at the same time I found it a great reminder to myself to be thankful for… Continue Reading →

Magnetic Felt Frames with Photo Pockets

We love making homemade gifts, but don’t always have the time for elaborate crafts as Christmas approaches. However, these magnetic felt frames with photo pockets are quick to make and oh, so cute! The color possibilities are endless, and there… Continue Reading →

Airbrush Handprint Turkey Keepsake

Bring on the fall decor! Not only is today’s Airbrush Handprint Turkey decor idea super easy and an adorable piece to add to a front door wreath, it also makes for a great keepsake to gift to the grandparents this holiday season! With just… Continue Reading →

Poppy Flower Craft

In honor of Remembrance Day I wanted to come up with an easy poppy flower craft to try with the kids. The poppy flower is a flower connected to remembrance.This craft can also be used for Veterans Day. Both holidays are… Continue Reading →

Tissue Paper Tree Ornament

I love making homemade ornaments, as you can probably tell by the number of Christmas decoration projects on my page. Adorn your Christmas tree with beautiful handmade ornaments made by you and your loved ones. Hang our easy-to-make tissue paper… Continue Reading →

Pop-up Autumn Leaf Place Cards

My kids have been making holiday meal place cards since they were tiny. It’s such a fun and creative way for them to contribute to a special meal. We’ve been brainstorming place card ideas for Thanksgiving, and these pop-up autumn… Continue Reading →

Making Shadow Puppets with Green Kid Crafts

You know I love me some kids crafts, right?! Especially when they get delivered right to my door!! In comes Green Kid Crafts. It’s the perfect way to get everything you need to make fabulously fun kids crafts. I love… Continue Reading →

Potato Print Turkey Craft

We are so close to Halloween that I have started to think about Thanksgiving! The kids and I like to start crafting early so we can change out our art wall when the next holiday starts. These fun and easy… Continue Reading →

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