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Kids Crafts

What We’ve Made for Mom on Mother’s Day

-+*Here are just a few of the things we’ve made for Mom in the past. There are also some fun ideas for the kids to get involved. We love Mom! Handmade Photo Cube ~~~ WOW card for MOM ~~~ Picture… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Recycled Art Challenge – Featuring YOU

-+*Thanks to all the fun submissions for our Recycled Art Challenge. Heather from Dollar Store Crafts and I had fun checking them all out and seeing what amazing creations you all came up with. We’ve picked some of our favorites… Continue Reading →

The Rock Museum is Open Today

-+*My son is a collector. He collects rocks, bottle caps, cars, etc. The other day he came up with the idea to showcase his rock collection by hosting a Rock Museum in his room. He got it all ready to… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Earth Day

-+*With Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, here’s a few fun ways to celebrate this special holiday. There are so many fun and creative ways to reduce, reuse, recycle! Cereal Box Robins by Almost Unschoolers (via One Pretty Thing)… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Crafty Challenge: Recycled Art

-+***Update: to see the results, visit our Earth Day Recycled Challenge Page Are you ready for a challenge? I’m teaming up with Heather from Dollar Store Crafts to bring you a fun crafty challenge just in time for Earth Day…. Continue Reading →

We’ve Got Your Earth Day Coloring Pages

-+*Celebrate our planet by coloring these fun Earth Day coloring pages. There’s an earth, sun, tree, recycle symbol, and a fun birdy connect-the-dot. To make it even more earth friendly as you color, print these coloring pages on the back… Continue Reading →

Birthday Party Ideas for Bags and Games

-+*I’m contributing over at Snackpicks again today, sharing two fun birthday party ideas. We’re making Alphabet Letter party bags, a fun activity for the guests to make, and putting a twist on a classic game, Pin the Hat on the… Continue Reading →

Playing With Trash: Mini Lego Playhouse

-+*It’s so hard to throw boxes into the recycling. Not because I want to keep them, but because my sons always want to play with them! Boxes are such a great blank canvas for creative play, and kids seem to… Continue Reading →

Turn Your Child’s Face into a Funny Bunny Frame

-+*Looking for a little last-minute Easter fun? Your little bunnies will think these frames are funny! Alter some mini dollar store frames into silly frames using a few simple items  you probably already have on hand. I used dollar store… Continue Reading →

3 Simple Tips for Coloring Eggs at Easter

-+*Every year when Easter comes around, we get ready to color eggs. My kids love it, but I tend to get a little pit in my stomach at the thought of the mess and stain of fingers or clothing. So… Continue Reading →

We’ve Got Your Free Easter Coloring Pages

-+*I’m happy to share our new coloring pages, the ultimate “make and take”! Our first set includes these fun and playful Easter Coloring Pages. There’s a cute bunny rabbit, sweet baby chick, beautifully intricate Easter egg, and even a tricky… Continue Reading →

On a Hunt for Mixed Up Eggs

-+*We’re getting ready for Easter with a fun Mix & Match Easter Egg Hunt. I’ve mixed up the egg’s colors and the kids are on a hunt to find their match. Hopefully they’ll learn more about colors while having fun… Continue Reading →

Easter Candy Made Into Lollipop Flowers

-+*After we filled our Spring bucket with colored green rice, we filled it with some yummy Easter candy made into lollipop flowers. Don’t you just love the idea of edible flowers?! Supplies for Easter Candy Lollipop Flowers: Springtime Bucket lollipop… Continue Reading →

Coloring Rice Green for a Springtime Display

-+*As I’m itching for Spring, we’re coloring our rice green today, helping to represent green grass. My own grass is now turning from brown to green and I think this Spring project is going to give it a boost. Let’s… Continue Reading →

Kid’s Crafts for Easter

-+*Here’s a few fun Easter kids crafts and yummy treats we’ve made in the past. They’ll be sure to help you celebrate this Springtime holiday! Crushed Egg Shell Art ~~~ Growing Easter Grass in Egg Carton Baskets ~~~ Marshmallow Easter… Continue Reading →

Growing Wheatgrass in Springtime Containers

-+*When I grew my own wheatgrass, I chose a few festive containers. I wanted to test them out to see which would work the best. Here’s the results for how each container turned out. My favorite wheatgrass container: Terra Cotta… Continue Reading →

Fuzzy Shamrock Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

-+*My sons love those baby books that have touchy-feely parts in them, even now that they’re not babies anymore. Here’s a craft for kids that creates a furry shamrock, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Kids will enjoy making a little… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

-+*It’s the Luck ‘o’ the Irish this week as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Here are some fun crafts for your *lucky* weekend! Make a Rainbow Connection by Make and Takes (pictured above) Green Mashed Potatoes by Red Head Recipes… Continue Reading →

Make a Recycled Easter Bunny Bucket

-+*We’re making a fun Easter Bunny Bucket from a recycled frosting tub. This white tub works perfect to cover and contain fun Easter treats. We’re using ours to fill with dirt and grow wheatgrass, but you could fill this with… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Cupcakes and Toppers for St. Patrick’s Day

-+*I love rainbows! There, I said it. I can’t help it. They were probably one of my favorite things to draw as a kid. So with St. Patty’s Day just around the corner, I was excited to make rainbow cupcakes for… Continue Reading →

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