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Marble Painted Apple Craft

The kids and I love to get the craft supplies out and see what inspiration will hit.  Today we were inspired by our bright red, yellow, and green paints to make apples.  But we did not just want to paint… Continue Reading →

Drawing Zentangle Elephants

Elephants have always been a favorite animal in our house. Even my toddler walks around the house raising his arm and making his own tiny elephant trumpets. I happened to see that World Elephant Day is coming up on August… Continue Reading →

Pipe Cleaner Lollipops

I love to make crafts that go with books that my daughter is reading! This time around, we created these  hand-made, kid friendly, Pipe Cleaner Lollipops for our Charlie & the Chocolate factory Study kit. Super fun to make and oh,… Continue Reading →

13 Coconut Recipes for Family, Food, and Fun

We love coconut at our house, using it for all kinds of fun recipes. There’s things to make for home use, yummy desserts, and even kids crafts. We’ve gathered DIY recipes for using coconut oil, flakes, and shreds, perfect for… Continue Reading →

Design a Food Truck Printable

Have you and your kids ever eaten at a food truck? We have been to a food truck gathering at a nearby park a few times, and we had such a great time checking out the different trucks and eating… Continue Reading →

25 Ways to Get Out and Play!

We’re wrapping up our summer series to Get Out and Play! Thanks to all the amazing contributors and guest writers for their fabulously fun ideas. We’ve been playing games, making crafts, and having adventures in the summer sun! 25 ideas to Get… Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Bug Catcher

Hi guys, I’m Stephanie from Somewhat Simple, and I’m excited to be here sharing an easy Bug Catcher for the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series. Supplies for making a DIY Bug Catcher: hammer nails rope screen netting… Continue Reading →

How to Make GIANT Bubbles

Hello Make and Take friends! I’m Mary Catherine of Fun-A-Day, where I share fun and meaningful early learning activities. I’m excited to be a part of the Get Out and Play summer series! Today, I’m sharing a simple and fun… Continue Reading →

Make a Rainbow Ribbon Curtain

Hello, I am Shannon at Find Joy in the Journey! I have been blogging since 2005 and I love to write about my family, everyday life, dating my husband, projects and parties, Project Life, being a mom, faith, setting and working… Continue Reading →

Woodland Animals Tic Tac Toe Game

Hi Make and Takes Readers! My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. Happy to be sharing a fun project for the Get Out and Play summer series. I am all about sweet woodland animals right now!… Continue Reading →

Make an Ancient Toy Thaumatrope

No matter how much fun stuff you have planned for your kids this summer, you will still hear: “I am bored” more times that you would like to. So today I will show you our latest activity that has been… Continue Reading →

DIY Floral Crown Craft

Hi Make and Takes friends, this is Tonya from Create-Celebrate-Explore and I’m so happy to be here sharing a fun DIY floral crown project from my daughter for the Get Out and Play summer series. The sun is shining outside,… Continue Reading →

Printable Birthday Balloon Countdown

Every day my soon-to-be 5 year old asks, “How many days is it till my birthday?” We’re down to 12. When it was exactly 14 it was easy, two weeks from that day, but other days I guess or fake… Continue Reading →

Make Minions Rocks for Tic-Tac-Toe

Hello friends. I’m Lucy from Craftberry Bush. This little craft is part of the Make and Takes Get Out and Play summer series and combines my love for paint, spending time with my kiddos and of course the-oh-so-adorable Minions! Here is… Continue Reading →

Homemade Window Paint for Kids

Hey friends! I’m Jamie of hands on : as we grow where I share tons of fun things to do with the kids (just for fun and learning as well)! I’m so excited to take part in Make & Take’s… Continue Reading →

3 Fresh Play Ideas for the Water Table

Water play is a toddler mood-changer in our house. Whether it’s playing in the sink, splashing in the bath, or exploring the water table outside, water play often gets rid of any late-afternoon grumpies. We have a bucket of water… Continue Reading →

Sidewalk Chalk Games for Kids: Dots and Boxes

Hey guys! I’m Stacy from Kids Stuff World and today we are sharing one of my children’s favorite boredom buster games, Dots and Boxes. We play this game all the time at restaurants and during doctor’s visits and now that… Continue Reading →

Nature Scavenger Hunt Kids Summer Activity

Hi y’all! I’m Kelly from Live Laugh Rowe, a creative lifestyle blog that celebrates life, creativity and food. I don’t have any kiddos, but I sure do love creating printables for them. And today is no exception! With the sun… Continue Reading →

Make a Family Summer Bucket List

We are officially ready for summer and so excited to show off our Summer Bucket List for 2015! Last week I shared how we got started and where we found inspiration for our list. Now we’re putting together our display,… Continue Reading →

Simple Party Poppers

Hey there! I’m Alexis the blogger behind Persia Lou, a craft, crochet, and home decor blog with a modern aesthetic. I’m so excited to be joining in the Get Out and Play Series here at Make and Takes! My kids… Continue Reading →

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