Kids Crafts

Lucky Leprechaun Crafts for Kids

I’ve been keeping a lucky eye out for some fun St. Patrick’s kids crafts and I’ve found a few that are link love worthy. I’m loving this craft from French Knots for a Leprechaun Beard. It’s my kind of craft,… Continue Reading →

Making a Rainbow Connection

We’re making more rainbows today. This is a great activity to do with the kids, helping them to see that when colors are mixed, they make something new. Supplies for Milky Rainbows: Milk or water – If you don’t feel… Continue Reading →

Romping Around with Rainbow Ribbon Rings

We read this fun colorful book called, What Makes a Rainbow, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day and the coming of Spring. This is a fun story showing how colors come together to make a rainbow. My daughter loves… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Pot of Gold

As that lucky Pot of Gold at the end of the rainbow can be tricky to find, we decided to make our own. With just a few supplies, you’ll have a fun centerpiece filled with gold. Supplies for Pot of… Continue Reading →

Lucky Leprechaun Feet

We’re finding little sneaky little leprechaun feet have made their way into our house, trying to find our gold! We spotted a few footprints! With a little paint and some cute little hands, you can stamp onto paper to make… Continue Reading →

Mini Lightsabers Spring into Action

These mini Lightsabers sprang into action when my son turned 6 and we threw him a Star Wars Birthday Party. I was coming up with fun Star Wars related crafts and this one popped into my head. They make for… Continue Reading →

Spring Bling for Straws

I’ve asked Chrissie from Flip Flops & Applesauce (one of my favorite creative blogs) to share a kids craft with us. Even though we are still in February, I love that this post is getting us ready for Spring. But… Continue Reading →

LOVE-ly Valentine Party Ideas

It’s almost Valentines and time to plan for Parties. Whether you’re planning for a school classroom party, a romantic day with your sweetheart, or fun crafts for your own kids to celebrate, you should be ready to go with some… Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Tic Tac Toe Game

We love Valentine’s at our house. All the red, pink, and heart-shaped goodies! So of course we have to find fun ways to play heart-shaped games. How about a festive game of¬†Valentine’s Tic Tac Toe! With just a few simple… Continue Reading →

Recycled Snow Scoop

My kids could play in the snow all day long… sledding, snow balling, and making tunnels! We’ve just made these fun Snow Scoops to aid them in their play! Supplies for Gallon Jug Snow Scoops: 1 gallon plastic jug, empty… Continue Reading →

Post Your Crafts on Our Flickr Group

I just want to reminder you all of our Make and Takes Flickr Group. There’s already some great crafty pictures to see. What other fun crafty things have you been up to and need to add to our group? Come… Continue Reading →

Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas

My son turned 6 last week and we celebrated with a Star Wars party.¬† He eats, sleeps, and plays Star Wars, so it was no surprise he chose this as the party theme. I’m sharing details of the party, games… Continue Reading →

Coloring Coffee Filter Snowflakes

We made paper snowflakes at our house last year, so I thought I’d try it a little different this time with coffee filters. Coffee filters are great for craft projects, especially snowflakes as they already have a circle shape. We… Continue Reading →

Super Silly Snowman Links

If you’re loving the snow and need more of it OR if you have no snow and want to play in it, here are some great links sharing fun in the snow with fabulous snowman crafts and goodies. Snowman Goodies:… Continue Reading →

Recycled Grocery Bag Snowman

My grocery bags have been piling up and in need of recycling. So I adapted this Grocery Bag Snowman from the Grocery Bag Bunny idea we got from Kids Craft Weekly. This little snowman used up a bunch of my… Continue Reading →

Simple Games for Passing the Time

With 3 little kiddies and long lines at the grocery store, I’ve been getting pretty good at coming up with quick games to help pass the time. Something fun to keep their attention before they get too restless. These games… Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve Noise Makers

My kids have yet to make it to midnight on New Year’s Eve, but this year my son is determined to stay up… we’ll see! So in preparation, we’re gathering our pots, pans, and noise makers for the big count… Continue Reading →

Picture Perfect Puzzles

Here’s a perfect activity to do over the School Holiday Break… PUZZLES! We’re loving this Disney puzzle. If you know the characters then you know where every piece goes! My kids are great at helping me find the matching colors…. Continue Reading →

Empty Wrapping Paper Rolls

Playing with the empty wrapping paper rolls has been just as much fun as the toys wrapped inside the paper! Here’s what we’ve been crafting with our Empty Wrapping Paper Rolls: Darth Maul Light Saber – black “gorilla” tape, red… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Kwanzaa with Kids

Today starts the week long celebration of Kwanzaa. Here are a few fun stories about Kwanzaa, sharing what this holiday is all about. K is for Kwanzaa Seven Days of Kwanzaa My First Kwanzaa Book Kwanzaa Kids Here are some… Continue Reading →

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