animal craft

What I love most about these darling little crochet animals I’m featuring for our Crochet-A-Day series, is you can really crochet these in just a day. They are little and simple, and super sweet! They would make great appliqués for t-shirts, totes, or even set in a frame for a child’s bedroom display! We’re partnering with Darice.com for […]

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I recently wrote a post for Momformation all about a Snowman that “shreds” and I thought it might be fun extend the paper shredding to create a couple winter animals. We’re recycling our shredded paper, straight from our electronic shredder. I could even see a few old bills in pile! But it does make for […]

I remember going to the doctor’s office when I was a kid and staring in wonderment at all the beautiful fish in their salt water fish tank. I would go home and draw fish and color them with bright, pretty colors, just like in the aquarium. Now, you and your kids can make your own […]

We’ve had a few April showers this month, even snow, but we’re staying dry with these fun animal umbrellas. This pink umbrella makes the perfect jellyfish, fun for twirling and spinning in the rain. With just a few simple supplies, you’ll be sporting these cute little animal umbrellas during your next rainfall. Supplies for Jellyfish […]

Silly Slithering Snakes

by Marie on September 23, 2008

We’ve been making crafty snakes come alive. Check out these clever snake projects that will make you HISS. Foam Spiral Snake (pictured above) Rice Bag Snakes Paper Chain Snake Snake Mobile Tie Snake

Bottle Bird Feeder

by Marie on September 12, 2007

I just saw this great idea for a Homemade Bird Feeder in the September issue of Family Fun Magazine (I love this magazine!!). This Bottle Bird Feeder is easy to make and fun for the kids to watch as birds come to dine! First find an empty plastic bottle, yarn, razor blade, funnel, wooden spoons, […]

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