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Kids Crafts

Announcing Our Summer Camp for Kids Series

I’m super excited to announce a new series coming your way this summer to Make and Takes! It’s a Summer Camp for Kids. We’ll be sharing all kinds of crafts, activities, and recipes to help keep you busy this summer…. Continue Reading →

Twirling Paper Ladybugs

Ahhh, summer breezes, playing outside, soaking up the sunshine and… ladybugs! These fun ladybugs are full of color and a great way to dress up a birthday party, a child’s bedroom, or even a back porch. Watch them twirl in… Continue Reading →

Hanging Paper Pockets

Fill these paper pockets with something sweet for spring. We’ve made these paper pockets before, but now we’re filling them with our tissue paper flowers and hanging them with ribbon. A perfect way to brighten up your home. Supplies for… Continue Reading →

Meet Our Bead Caterpillar Pets

These cute little caterpillars are currently climbing and inching their way all around our house. With just 2 supplies, make your own simple and perfect little crafty pet. Supplies for Bead Caterpillar Pets: pipe cleaners 10-20 assorted (pony) beads for… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Spring

Spring might be my favorite season as after a long winter, out pops spring, ready to show off it’s colors. Well, we’ve got 6 lovely spring ideas that have popped up over at the M&T Spotlight and I’m happy to… Continue Reading →

Tissue Paper Flowers for Any Occasion

With Mother’s Day, Teacher Appreciation, and Cinco de Mayo all happening this week, these little tissue paper flowers are perfect to give. They’d make a great gift topper or would be fun placed in a vase filled with candies. Supplies… Continue Reading →

Paper Plate Tropical Fish

I remember going to the doctor’s office when I was a kid and staring in wonderment at all the beautiful fish in their salt water fish tank. I would go home and draw fish and color them with bright, pretty… Continue Reading →

Sweet and Simple Mother’s Day Vase

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so I put together a quick and easy Mother’s Day vase that would be a sweet gift or an easy centerpiece for a Mother’s Day brunch. At least I know I’d like to… Continue Reading →

Dress Up Wedding Veils

My girls are having fun with their new dress up wedding veils. We’re singing, “I’m getting married in the morning“! These wedding veils are simple to make and fun to wear for playtime. I almost want to make a third… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Recycled Color Wheels

After you’re done marking down all the sales on fruit and vegetables from your grocery ads, cut them all apart by color and add them to a fun Earth Day Recycled Color Wheel. Supplies for Newspaper Color Wheel: grocery story… Continue Reading →

9 MORE Kid Craft Websites You’ve Got to Know

After posting last week about 9 Kid Craft Websites You’ve Got to Know, I couldn’t just leave the list to 9. So today I’m adding another 9 fabulous kid crafty sites, all worthy of exploring, discovering, playing, and creating! Check… Continue Reading →

Easter Bunny Napkin Holders

We’re making fun and simple Easter Bunny Napkin Holders! They are the perfect bunny holder for your Easter table napkins. Supplies for Pipe Cleaner Bunny Napkin Holders:  one white pipe cleaner googley eyes pink pom pom nose 1 small white pom… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Easter

Easter Sunday is just around the corner and there are so many great crafts and recipes to be shared. Check out these great make and take projects just in time for the holiday! Easter Candy Pizza: this recipe for a candy… Continue Reading →

Plastic Easter Egg Bunny Craft

We’re turning our plastic eggs into cute little creatures, Easter Egg Bunny and orange carrots to go with. These little bunnies are ready to hippity-hop and munchity-munch. How to Make Plastic Easter Egg Bunny Crafts Supplies: plastic Easter eggs scissors pipe… Continue Reading →

9 Kids Craft Websites You’ve Got to Know

I HAVE to share some of my favorite kids craft website with you all today. Each are full of amazing, entertaining, and educational crafts for kids. I’m in awe of the wonderful things they all post, very inspiring. You must… Continue Reading →

Featured Spotlight: Polly Pocket Charm Bracelet

I can’t get over how brilliant this Polly Pocket Bracelet is I found from over at the M&T Spotlight by Kids Activity Blog! It’s the perfect way to keep those tiny little polly pocket accessories all in one place. My… Continue Reading →

Miniature Flower Pots for Spring

In the past I have made many different hat crafts using foam cups that I shrank in the oven. Yes, much like a Shrinky Dink! However, because shrinking the cups isn’t an exact science, there are often some misshapen hats… Continue Reading →

Easter Chalkboard Cards

We’re making cute little Easter pictures with these chalkstock postcards from Canvas Home Basics I received as a fun freebie back at CHA. I thought these would be a perfect activity with pastel chalk for Easter. For the Easter eggs,… Continue Reading →

Spring is Here, Get your Craft On

Spring is here and I’m loving it. Here are just a few of the projects we’ve created in the past to help us get a jump start on the spring season. Growing Wheatgrass: this is one of my favorite spring… Continue Reading →

Glue Yarn Ball Tutorial

This simple project might bring back memories of Elementary school, but it turns out to be not only a fun craft to do with the kids, but a darling Spring time decoration. Decorative balls like this can cost at least… Continue Reading →

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