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 us a technique that amused us for hours every time we visited. Kids of any […]
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 ~~~ Singing Turkey Dinner (click for words)
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 Grover” by night! And one of my favorite children’s books is The Monster at the […]
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!
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 enough! I’ve found a few other great monsterific links to help set the Halloween mood […]
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 Candy Houses ~~~ Spooky Spider Stitched Card ~~~ Mod Podge “boo” Board
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 or at school.
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 – cut into 24 inch square sheets craft paint – halloween colors paper plate sponges, paint […]
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. I gave my three year-old a couple of dry erase markers and an eraser (naturally! […]
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 Math Fun by Raising Creative and Curious Kids Old Fashioned Halloween Games by Vanilla Joy […]