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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 →

Homemade 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 grass, 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 →

Making and Sharing Rainbow Friendship Bracelets

It’s that time of year for lots of fun and festive rainbows. So we’re making all sorts of different yarn braided Rainbow Friendship Bracelets. You can make these with all your friends, having a little bracelet making party. Then pass… Continue Reading →

We’re on a Hunt for Leprechaun Gold

Those sneaky little leprechauns have hidden our gold and we’re on a hunt to find it! We made this simple black fabric sack full of “gold” and are looking for where it went. We’re hoping to find it before St…. Continue Reading →

Little Lucky Leprechaun Crafts for St. Patrick’s Day

We’ve had a few little leprechauns make their way to our house over the years. Here’s just a few of the tricky things they’ve been up to! Craft Your Own Pot of Gold ~~~ Crafty Leprechaun Ears ~~~ Lucky Leprechaun… Continue Reading →

A Simple Trick for Embellishing Elastic Bands Into Bracelets

Everyone knows accessories are what make your outfit! Even kiddos need some good go-to accessories. These simple bracelets are colorful and easy to make, and can even work as updated versions of friendship bracelets. Make a few to give to… Continue Reading →

Donuts and Chocolate at the Winter Olympic Medal Ceremony

Yay for the Olympics! It’s been a fun week of Winter Olympic Crafts, and now it’s time to award medals to our winners! We’re awarding tasty medals to the athletes for their efforts in this week’s games! For one event,… Continue Reading →

Who Will Win the Downhill Bobsled Race?

This is our last Winter Olympic Game before the medal’s ceremony. We’re going to see who will win the Downhill Bobsled Race. The objective: to get your “bobsled” down the track first! Supplies for the Downhill Bobsled Race: empty wrapping… Continue Reading →

Dude, We’re Shredding Down the Half Pipe

I love to snowboard. It’s my winter sport of choice (love these Utah mountains)! So today’s Winter Olympic Game is throwing a few tricks on the Half Pipe! Supplies for Snowboarding on the Half Pipe: paper tube – empty paper… Continue Reading →

Winter Olympic Snowball Ring Toss

Today’s Winter Olympic event is the Snowball Ring Toss. We’re trying to get 5 snowballs (or marshmallows) into each of the 5 Olympic rings! It may look like a simple task, but it’s harder than it looks! We had to… Continue Reading →

Miniature Figure Skating with the Stars

As part of our Winter Olympic Games for Kids series, we’ve come up with a fun Miniature Ice Skating Rink. Our pair figure skaters are warming up on the ice as we speak! Supplies for Mini Ice Skating Rink: cardboard… Continue Reading →

Make a Toss for the Olympic Ring Hoop Loop

The first event on our Winter Olympic Games for Kids series is the Olympic Ring Hoop Loop. The objective: to get 5 rings hooped around 1 bottle! Supplies for Olympic Ring Hoop Loop: 5 embroidery hoops (could be any type… Continue Reading →

Lighting our Ice Cream Cone Olympic Torch

The Winter Olympics are here, and as part of this week’s Winter Olympic Games for Kids series, we started things off by lighting our Ice Cream Cone Torches! With sugar cones filled with orange sherbet flames, it’s the perfect treat… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Winter Olympic Crafts for Kids

Let’s the Winter Olympic Games begin! I love the Olympics and am happy to share some sporty crafts, games, and activities to celebrate the games. All week long I’ll be posting an Olympic craft series called: Winter Olympic Games for… Continue Reading →

Matching Clever Kids Letter Bites with Letter Sounds

I’m happy to announce I’m a Snackpicks Mom and have partnered up with Kellogg’s Snackpicks to contribute kid crafty posts all year long! They’ve sent me their newest product to sample, Clever Kids Letter Bites, and today I’m sharing a… Continue Reading →

Mini Ice Cream Sundae Candies

If your kids like miniature stuff as much as I do, uh mine do, they’ll love these mini ice cream sundae candies. They’d be a fun ending to a miniature food meal (make mini hamburgers, serve mini corns, and drinks… Continue Reading →

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