My parents house is full of Oak trees. And with Oak trees come acorns. Their patio is always littered with fallen acorns. But my kids love it as it makes for a fun day of collecting. Here’s a few crafty things we’ve been making with our fallen acorns. Acorn Fridge Magnet – I attached an […]
While some of the bigger kids are playing their own turkey bowl football game in the backyard, we’re going to be “bowling for turkeys” down the hallway. We’ve transformed our old plastic bowling set into a fun turkey take down! Supplies for Turkey Bowling: plastic bowling set, or plastic soda bottles small football craft feathers […]
I still had a couple of uncarved pumpkins left over from Halloween, so I thought it would be fun to use them for a Thanksgiving centerpiece. I think this would be cute at the kids’ table on turkey day. My three year-old son helped me with this project (mostly with gluing and cutting up my […]
I recently guest posted over at U Create, sharing a craft for Thanksgiving. Head on over there to learn how we’re sharing what we’re thankful for at the family dinner table.
Oh look, another post where Heather paints something random with acrylic paint! What can I say, acrylic paint is one of the cheapest and most versatile art/craft supplies around! This time, we’re painting t-shirts and onesies. You don’t need anything special to paint clothing – don’t bother checking out the fabric paint section at your […]
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 Yummy Turkey Recipes by Simply Recipes Banana Gobble Pancakes by Little Nummies
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.
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 turkey made out of an Oreo and a few pieces of candy. A room-mother had […]
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 (pictured above) Autumn Leafy Wreath by Sweet Life in the Valley Leafy Turkeys by Impress […]
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 […]