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Kids Crafts

Weekend Make and Takes: Turkeys

Little Turkey Yarn Favor by Make and Takes (pictured above) How to Make Turkey Stock by Kalyn’s Kitchen Playdough Turkey Craft by My Family My Forever Potato Print Turkey by No Time For Flash Cards Cute Turkey Hat by Parents… Continue Reading →

DIY Velcro Catch Ball

I’m contributing over at Craftzine today for their “super crafty kidz” series. This DIY game of Velcro Catch Ball will keep the kiddies entertained all winter long.

Oreo Cookie Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Guest Post by Amanda of Impress Your Kids. I have a vivid memory of getting off the bus in 4th grade and walking down the driveway while carefully holding a “make and take” in my hand. It was a tiny… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Leaves

When it’s time to get out the rake, it’s time to start crafting with fallen leaves. Here’s a few projects that will keep you busy this weekend as you work in the yard! Crunchy Leaf Pictures by Make and Takes… Continue Reading →

Fun with Chalk Pastels

When I was a kid, one of my favorite activities at Grandma’s house was playing with her chalk pastels. They were like chalk, but more intense in color, a more serious art supply than we were accustomed to. She taught… Continue Reading →

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 →

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