necklaces

We are cruising along with our Crochet-A-Day series this month. How is it going? Have you been following along? I hope some of you have been inspired to pick up a hook and some yarn! Start with a simple chain stitch necklace, chain stitch wrapping ribbon, or a crochet bracelet with a button. I have another […]

Foil Pendant Craft for Kids

by Amy on March 13, 2012

Here’s a craft project for the big kids – creating shiny, embossed foil pendants with a few simple materials. Making these requires a gentle touch, but they are simple and addicting to make. My girls and I made piles of them! Materials: craft foam sheets aluminum foil clear tape dull pencil or medium ball point […]

Hey friends! I’m Jamielyn from I {Heart} Nap Time and I’m so excited to be guest posting on ‘Make and Takes’ today. On my blog you can find all sorts of crafts, trash to treasure pieces, yummy recipes, and a little crazy thrown in the mix. Today I’m going to show you how to make […]

It’s a heart party with these fun Heart Shaped Leis. This cute Valentine’s kids craft is the perfect thing to make for a classroom party or even for your children to give out as Valentine’s to friends! Add a few fun conversations to each heart to make them a little more festive. For the full tutorial, […]

Piddix Clip Art for Crafts

by Marie on October 15, 2009

I’m excited to share with you one of Make and Takes sponsors, Piddix. This fun etsy shop sells clip art images with many designs to buy, perfect for your crafting needs. Whether you’re making a scrabble tile pendant, bottle cap art, or glass marbles, these images are the perfect size and shape. They offer sheets […]

Coloring pasta is easy to do and gives kids something bright and beautiful to work with. Once the pasta is colored and dried, necklaces or charms can be made by stringing yarn. Supplies for Colored Pasta: Dried Pasta – any pasta works, but for stringing you will need tubed pasta. I used macaroni, penne, and […]

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