Puzzle pieces, broken crayons, and Legos are usually the little things that are found on the floor in our playroom. This year for Christmas, I found an adorable way to use all those puzzles… you have missing pieces loose in the house or all those pieces you have found that
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Written by: Jen Tilley
There are so many craft supplies out there on the market today. All of them offer such a fun and unique way to make creativity come alive in the form of a craft project. Instead of running up to the store to buy your craft supplies, have you ever thought to open your pantry and see what crafts you can make out of food? Sure, there are noodle necklaces but what about using cereal to create craft projects that your …
Nothing says Christmas like receiving handmade Christmas cards…. For my daughter’s second Christmas, I was incredibly excited to create gifts that would melt her grandparents’s hearts since non of them live close by. I came up with something that was messy, sparkly, eye catching, and exciting for her to
For this craft you will need: Gourds that can stand up on their own, four
Christmas is not too far away and we’re getting into the spirit of the season by making ornaments for our tree. Today we’re going to teach you how to make a Popsicle stick sled ornament.
To make this ornament you’ll need:
- 12-14 wooden craft sticks (Popsicle sticks)
When I pinned this beautiful Thanksgiving paper chain, it reminded me of the many “countdowns” we have made over the years. Countdowns are always fun for kids. We usually do them at Christmas time, but this year, I thought it would be fun to count down the days until Turkey …
This easy and fun DIY Advent calendar is something that can be done with the kids as a family activity during the holidays.
- 24×24 pre-cut piece of plywood (mine is about 5/8″ in thickness)
- 28×28 piece of burlap
- Staple gun
- 1/2″ brass hooks (if hanging boxes)
November is upon us and Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to work on teaching your children to be thankful for what they have. Before we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it is nice to relax and sit down as a family
While Thanksgiving dinner is being prepared I love having activities …and crafts that the kids can do to keep busy. These Gumdrop Turkeys are not only great fun for them to make, but they can create one for each family member and place them at each place setting so everyone
This is one of my all-time favorite fall and Thanksgiving kid crafts! These are great for pretend play, Thanksgiving dinner, or to use during a Native American unit lesson.
Kid Craft: How to Make a Native American Vest
- Grocery paper bag
- Construction paper
- Markers, crayons, colored pencils, or