Kids Crafts

Minions Ba-Ba-Banana Ice Cream Sundaes

We’re getting so excited for the new Minions movie coming out on July 10th! Those silly little minions have their very own movie, wahoo! We see how these minions came to life and served different masters throughout time. Kevin, Stuart,… Continue Reading →

How to Make a Giant Ice Cream Cone Craft

With July being National Ice Cream month, we thought it would be fun to make a giant Ice Cream Cone Craft to set the mood. What better way to spend a rainy summer afternoon or to unwind after a long… Continue Reading →

How to Make an Underwater Viewer

Hi! Allison Waken from All for the Boys here sharing a favorite summer craft of ours for the Get Out and Play Summer Series here at Make and Takes. We live in the desert of Phoenix, AZ so outdoor play… Continue Reading →

Fairy Garden Flower Pots

We’re having fun outdoors making fairy garden flower pots as part of our summer series Get Out and Play! These mini flower pots are too cute and are bound to brighten any fairies day! Not only are these pots fun to… Continue Reading →

Independence Day Printable Flash Cards

You probably have all your 4th of July traditions and plans in place. At 7:00 am you head to the parade and wait for the parade to start. At noon, you head to your sister’s for lunch and wait for… Continue Reading →

Footprint Surf Board Keepsake Card

Cowabunga my crafty friends!!! Not only is this Footprint Surf Board Card idea super easy and adorable – but it makes for a great keepsake to send to the grandparents this summer season! Although I personally can’t teach you how to surf… Continue Reading →

Sunshine Yarn Weaving

Now that summer is in full bloom with Summer Solstice, we’re taking in it’s warmth by making some fun yarn weavings in the shape of a sun. The sun is shining, even here in Seattle, so that is cause for celebration with this hot… Continue Reading →

Drawing Activity With Fruits and Vegetables

“What should I draw?” Have you ever heard a child asking you this question? I have. Too many times. While their imagination is impressive, sometimes it’s difficult to step out of the box and figure out what to draw. We have found… Continue Reading →

50 Crafts and Activities to Explore Our 5 Senses

Our 5 senses are so important to our every day life. We use them all without even knowing it. Let’s help teach our kids more about these 5 senses of ours with these crafts and activities that are easy, fun, and educational!… Continue Reading →

Coffee Filter Hot Air Balloons

I have always loved hot air balloons. They are so colorful and fun! I’m definitely more of a spectator than a rider (heights!), but it’s fun to think about what the world might look like from a high-flying balloon. We… Continue Reading →

7 {More} Unique Painting Tools for Kids

We’ve already shared 7 of our favorite painting tools that we love to experiment with. Now, we’re back with 7 more creative ideas that will inspire you to set the brushes aside and try painting a new way. Any one… Continue Reading →

Watermelon Frisbee Flyers

We’re ready to have some fun in the sun this summer at our local beach. We live fairly close to the Puget Sound in Seattle and try to hit one of the local beaches at least once a week. It’s my happy… Continue Reading →

Airbrushed Fish Design Coasters

We started using cork trivets for jumbo-sized coasters a few years ago and never looked back. They are the perfect spot for a drippy drink, and maybe even a little snack on the side. We thought these coasters would be great… Continue Reading →

Make Sticker Doodle Dot Cards

We’re having a little fun with doodling and drawing as we make a few fun greeting cards. These mini sticker dots are so fun to make shapes, lines, and dot with, adding them to cards for a fun hello and… Continue Reading →

3 Ingredient Play Dough to Make in Minutes

Play dough is one of my favorite homemade crafts to make with my kids. Especially since it’s so easy to whip up and brings instant fun. There are a few recipes I’ve shared here before, but this recipe for 3 ingredient play dough using baking soda and… Continue Reading →

Splatter Paint Gift Card Pockets

My girls have a few special teachers they want to thank as summer vacation quickly approaches. We love to add a personal touch to bookstore or coffee shop gift cards. This year, we’re handing out these adorable splatter-painted gift card… Continue Reading →

Foam Brush Painted Butterflies

Spring is known to bring on the creepy crawly things, but best of all… butterflies. We love to watch them as we walk through our park, or even in our backyard. We’re bringing these beauties inside with some of our art…. Continue Reading →

Ladybug Hat Craft for Toddlers

My little one is 18 months old and just beginning to use the many arts and crafts supplies we have around the house. He loves making marks with crayons and pencils, sticking and unsticking foam stickers, and ripping and scrunching… Continue Reading →

Lacy Airbrushed Flower Pots

Decorated flower pots have been a go-to gift in our family for a long time. Flower pots are inexpensive and easy to paint, and a new flower or herb is always a welcome gift. As we’ve been getting to know… Continue Reading →

Disney Sticker Story Starters + 9 More Disney Crafts

We’re anticipating an upcoming Disney World trip, see our paper chain countdown, and getting excited by making a few sticker story starters to keep us busy as we travel to the Magic Kingdom. We’ve crafted sticker story starters before and they are… Continue Reading →

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