Kids Crafts

Saturday Spotlight: Silly Snowmen

I’m starting to feature some Spotlight submissions each week, as you all have such great make and take ideas yourselves! This week is Snowmen! Here are 5 fabulous ideas found over at Spotlight. If you’d like the chance to be… Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve Poppers

The kids are getting excited for New Year’s Eve, mostly to bang pots and pans! To add another fun activity to the mix, we’re making some homemade poppers, inspired from Christmas crackers. We’re placing in paper confetti and leftover holiday… Continue Reading →

Personalized Kids Cups for the New Year

New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration, ringing in the new year to come. Even kids want to get in on the fun! So I’ve come up with a way for the kids to say “cheers” to the new… Continue Reading →

Handprint Christmas Tree Apron

If you’re looking for a fun handmade gift to give to mom, dad, or the grandparents, then this handprint Christmas tree apron is the perfect present. Our whole family got involved in creating this one of a kind tree! Supplies… Continue Reading →

Link Up to the Make and Takes Spotlight Page

We are happy to be launching our new Spotlight page here at Make and Takes. Wahoo! We’ve been working hard on getting it set up over the last several months and it’s ready to go! Say hello to… Spotlight. I… Continue Reading →

Make Spelling Fun with a Snow Mitten Letter Scramble Game

Need a way to make spelling fun? Play this game of Snow Mitten Letter Scramble I’m sharing over at PBS Parents. This is a fun and engaging way to help your kids get excited about letters, sounds, and spelling. It’s… Continue Reading →

Santa, Stockings, Snowmamas, and a Live Winter Holiday Chat

Here are a few places I’ve been hanging out, crafting, chatting, and getting excited about the upcoming winter holidays. We’re having more fun with Santa over at the BabyCenter’s Momformation with this Santa Paper Cone. Fill this with goodies for… Continue Reading →

Jingle Bell Ribbon Rings

We’ve made fun ribbon rings before, but now we’re adding bells for a little extra jingle. My kids haven’t put these ringing rings down since we made them and have been singing Jingle Bells over and over! Supplies for Jingle… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Hanukkah’s Festival of Lights

Here are some fun Hanukkah recipes and crafts from around the web to help you celebrate Hanukkah. Israeli Jellly Filled Donuts from Momfluential on M&T (pictured above) Creative Jewish Mom has all kinds of kids crafts for Hanukkah Latkes and… Continue Reading →

Let the Christmas Countdown Begin

You know I love a good countdown! Well, remember these Chocolate Christmas Countdown books? I picked up one for each of my kids to have from our local grocery store and it’s bringing back all kinds of memories. These were… Continue Reading →

DIY Holiday Craft Kits and Gift Boxes

Looking for the perfect gift to give the creative child in your life? Well, Total Class Creative, a Make and Takes sponsor, is here to help. They are ready to dish out the discounts for this shopping weekend! For 2… Continue Reading →

A Few Last Minute Thanksgiving Day Crafts

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and we’re still making some last minute crafts and recipes to celebrate. What are you working on last minute for Thanksgiving? I’m excited to be guest contributor for PBS Parents, sharing a great… Continue Reading →

Hanukkah Luminaries to Light up the Night

We’ve made some fun Halloween luminaries before, but today we’re making them for Hanukkah to represent a menorah. These are fun to place outside your home, lighting one each of the 8 nights. Supplies for Hanukkah Luminaries: white paper lunch… Continue Reading →

Holiday Paper Pockets for Gift Giving

Fill up these Holiday Paper Pockets with gift cards, charms, stickers, treats, and more. A fun little gift to give to neighbors or for your kids to give to their friends this holiday season. So easy to make, you’ll have… Continue Reading →

Turkey Jar Toppers and Silly Santa Hats

I’m sharing a few fun crafty ideas with you for the upcoming holidays, something for Thanksgiving and Christmas. How are your holiday crafts coming along? We’ve painted fun turkey stamped bread basket liner, so now I’m contributing over at Craftzine… Continue Reading →

Handmade Bread Basket Liner for Thanksgiving

This year we’re heading up to our Aunt and Uncle’s for Thanksgiving. I wanted to give them something fun for hosting us, so we’ve personalized a bread basket liner for Thanksgiving. These cute little turkey hands come from my 3… Continue Reading →

Make and Takes Thanksgiving Ideas

Here are a few fun Thanksgiving crafts we’ve done in the past. There’s all kinds of ideas for your table, the kids, and yummy food! Fun Recipes for Thanksgiving: Tasty Turkey Table Favors (pictured above) Chocolate Pudding Pie Oreo Cookie… Continue Reading →

Pumpkins, Spiders, and Bats, Oh My!

With Halloween just a week away, I seem to be in a black and orange whirlwind. There’s last minute touches to costumes, pumpkins that need to be carved, and more witch broom chocolate treats to be served! And to add… Continue Reading →

Last-Minute Birthday Party Games

Let’s face it, life can be hectic. Sometimes you don’t have time to put on a show-stopping birthday party. Admit it, sometimes we want to impress other parents with our amazing parties! I know I do! I love some good… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Simple Chalkboard Gift Tag

There are so many fun ways to use chalkboard paint. Here’s one way that I wish I would have thought of a lot sooner: the gift tag! Just think of the different chalkboard gift tags you could make using it:… Continue Reading →

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