Colorful Owl Paper Collage

We do a lot of simple paper and glue collage projects at our house – they are no prep, low-mess, and every project turns out uniquely beautiful! We often make more abstract designs, but sometimes it’s fun to collage an… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Frog Kid Craft

Hi my crafty friends!!! We are jumping on by today with our Popsicle Stick Frog Kid Craft idea!!! Using simple supplies like wooden popsicle sticks, green paint and cardstock– you too can pull this “hopping” kid friendly craft together with your… Continue Reading →

Upset the Farm Animal Game

I’m Jamie from The Crafting Chicks and it’s great to be here on Make and Takes today for the Get Out and Play Summer Series! We love Marie and are inspired by her everyday. Excited to share a fun family game… Continue Reading →

35+ Zootopia Birthday Party Ideas

We’ve just seen the new Zootopia movie and are in love! It’s such a fun movie and has so many great messages for kids. I love the darling bunny, Judy. She’s smart, hard working, and a great role model for young ones… Continue Reading →

Cute Cow Treat Bags

My almost-two-year-old is very into cows right now. There is a lot of mooing in my house! We’re getting ready for a farm-themed birthday party for my son, with plenty of decorations inspired by his beloved cows. Our first project… 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 →

Crochet-A-Day: 9 Crochet Animal Appliqués

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,… Continue Reading →

Create a Few Fun Climbing Critters

Here’s a fun “craftivity” to try with your kids – paper animals that climb. These climbing critters are a craft your kids can play with, and you can even include some science talk too! Supplies for Climbing Critters: yarn or… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Farm Critters

When we think of spring we think of new life and nature. On the farm there’s all sorts of new life in the spring. Baby chicks are hatching, piglets are born, calves are by their mama’s sides and cute farm… Continue Reading →

DIY Equestrian Patterns for Horse Riding Enthusiasts

Any horse riders out there? If so, then I’ve got a great DIY site for you! My sister-in-law, Linnea, is the owner and creator of Suitability, an equestrian apparel pattern company. Linnea is a horse rider herself, having owned them… Continue Reading →

Giveaway: My Printies Animal Pets

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #10 Wendy, #73 Carrie Lim, #90 Margo, #102 Hilary S., #108 Pepper. I’ll be emailing you to get you your prize. Have fun with My Printies! My Printies… 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 →

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