Kids Crafts

Recycled Crafts for Earth Day

We’re gearing up for Earth Day coming up on April 22nd! Here’s some great crafts that use all kinds of recycled materials, helping out the environment and getting kids crafting. Egg Carton Flowers and Bugs (pictured above) by Make and… Continue Reading →

Fun with Homemade Bubbles

It’s bubble season at our house. The snow clothes are put away, yet it’s not quite warm enough for the pool, so out comes the bubbles. We recently made homemade bubbles, then found household items to blow the bubbles through…. Continue Reading →

Easter Crafts from the Past

Here’s a few Easter Crafts we’ve made in the past. Crushed Egg Shell Pictures Growing Easter Grass Fabric Easter Eggs Plastic Bag Easter Bunnies What fun Easter Projects do you have going on at your house?

Craft Service Project With the Kids

I was so happy to be a part of the Mom It Forward with Make and Takes service project held in Utah last week. Families came to craft with their kids, all to help out kids in need! We decorated… Continue Reading →

Fuzzy Little Easter Chick

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday again today. Come see how this cute little fuzzy creature is making our house a little Hoppier!

Marshmallow Bunny Treats

Isn’t he cute? We made him out of pink strawberry marshmallows. He’s almost too cute to eat, but my kids loved picking him apart for a snack. Supplies for Marshmallow Easter Bunny: large and small marshmallows toothpick – broken in… Continue Reading →

Zoo, Zoo, Zoo Pal Masks

My kids love these fun zoo themed paper plates from Zoo Pals. The kids go crazy for lunch when I buy these, which isn’t very often. So to help these plates not go to waste after eating, we’ve reused them… Continue Reading →

Move to the Music with Rhythm Ribbons

Amber from Because Babies Grow Up is here as my guest today sharing a fun activity to do with the kids. Rhythm ribbons are chance to connect body movement with the music. This is great because it doesn’t take any… Continue Reading →

Kid Art Auction for Earth Day

Aimee from Greeblemonkey hosted a fantastic Kid Art Auction last year, raising $800 for environmental causes. Well, she’s at it again this year and I’m helping spread the word. I plan to get my kids involved, submitting their art to… Continue Reading →

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 Pipe Cleaner 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 →

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