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Kids Crafts

Thanksgiving Crafts from the Past

Here’s a few fun Thanksgiving crafts we’ve done in the past. What fun turkey decorations are gobbling up your house this Thanksgiving holiday? Turkey Feather Countdown ~~~ Rice Crispie Turkey Treats ~~~ Tasty Turkey Table Favors ~~~ Thankful Feather Centerpiece… Continue Reading →

Crafty Grover Hand Puppet

With the Sesame Street celebrating it’s 40th Anniversary, I’ve crafted this fun hand puppet into my favorite Sesame Street Monster: Grover. He’s just so silly and crazy, and isn’t afraid to be himself. He’s a waiter by day and “Super… Continue Reading →

Light Up the Halloween Night

I’m contributing over at Craftzine today with a fun crafty project for lighting up Halloween night. These Paper Bag Luminaries lead the path to some scary tricks and yummy treats!

Monsters, Monsters, Everywhere

We’re excited to go see the new movie, Where the Wild Things Are, so we’ve got monsters on the brain. Along with my eBook, Monster Mania – Crafts for Little Monsters, we’re horn deep in crafts, but we can’t get… Continue Reading →

Past Halloween Crafts

Here’s a few of the Halloween crafts we’ve made in the past. What fun decorations are haunting your house this Halloween holiday? Halloween Fabric Wrapped Letters ~~~ Pumpkin Stitched Card ~~~ Mini Witches Brooms ~~~ Crafty Witch Hat ~~~ Creeeeepy… Continue Reading →

Five Halloween Craft Ideas on Local TV

Today I had the chance to showcase five Spooktacular crafts from the Make and Takes files for Halloween on a local Utah morning show, KSL Studio 5. Check out these fun crafts you can do with your kids at home… Continue Reading →

Painted Gift Wrap for the Holidays

Halloween is a fun time to give a ghostly gift with terrorific treats. We’re wrapping up this painted cellophane to give to some of our neighbors and friends, sharing some holiday fun. Supplies for Painted Gift Wrap: cellophane wrapping –… Continue Reading →

15 Minute Distraction Technique!

Need a way to distract your child for 15 minutes? Let them color on your table with marker! Yes, you heard me right! If you have a glass or tile-topped table, that is! And if the markers are dry erase…. Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Halloween

Halloween is just a few weeks away, so here are some fun holiday links to keep you crafting! What Halloween crafts and treats do you have up your sleeve? Silly Little Bats (pictured above) by My Little Gems Candy Corn… Continue Reading →

Super Silly Spider Hats

I love the craft foam hats that are available for kids these days. There are so many fun things you can make and create with them. Today, we made some super silly spider hats that are almost too creepy to… Continue Reading →

“Going Batty” 3D Halloween Card

This Halloween Bat card comes alive with tissue paper wings. He’s making his way to your house to give all a good SCARE! Supplies for 3D Bat Card: cardstock paper cutter black tissue paper – a 3×12 inch piece black… Continue Reading →

Googley Eyed Green Blobs

Halloween is getting closer and we’re prepping the house for some spooky scares! These green blobs in a bottle will fit right in, as we craft up some scary Halloween decorations this year. I found this creepy craft in the… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Pumpkins

Fall time is my favorite, I love pumpkins. Remember this fun Apple Yarn Craft? Well, we made some into cute little pumpkins too. Here are a few more Pumpkin crafts, getting us excited for Fall. Fall Leaf & Pumpkin Garland… Continue Reading →

Apple Playtime Activity

I’m guest posting over at Dresses and Messes with a fun Apple activity for fall. Come see how we’re putting a fun twist on the childhood game of Duck, Duck, Goose.

Ghosts in the Garden Graveyard

We’re paying tribute to our summer’s past vegetable garden! RIP, Sugar Snap Pea! In memory of my potatoes, Yukon Gold! From peppers and potatoes to beans and snap peas! We had fun painting cardboard graveyard signs for our vegetable garden… Continue Reading →

Craft a Haunting Halloween Countdown

It’s almost time to start counting down the days until Halloween! We’re making another pumpkin paper chain to help us get excited. You could also make a witch with green paper chain hair or a skeleton with white paper chain… Continue Reading →

Playing Tic-Tac-Toe With Nature

Fall is here, and the weather is still nice. Nature is so beautiful this time of year! Take advantage of it with some playtime during your nature walks. My sons and I bring a small paper sack along with us… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Nature

With the weather much cooler now where I am, we try to get outside everyday to enjoy the outdoors! Here are some crafty links helping us explore nature. Rock Collecting by Make and Takes (pictured above) Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars… Continue Reading →

Apple Treats & Crafts for Fall

Apple season is upon us and that means lots of tasty treats and creative crafts to be had. Here’s a few past activities from Make and Takes showcasing ripe juicy apples. Apple Stamped Cards ~~~ Homemade Applesauce ~~~ Applesauce Cookies… Continue Reading →

Little Apple Yarn Favors

These cute little apples just fell from our tree, or so we like to think! They’re super easy to craft and make a fun decoration for my Fall kitchen. Supplies for Yarn Apples: craft yarn – red, green, or yellow… Continue Reading →

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