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Craft Projects the Whole Family Can Enjoy

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It’s time to roll up your sleeves and get your arts and crafts on … with your family. That’s right! What better way to bond with your family than by doing simple family-friendly craft projects.





4 Simple Family-Friendly Craft Projects

1. Draw a family tree.…

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Homemade Twig Wreath Kids Can Make

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I love to decorate for fall, and getting the kids involved in the fall decor is always a plus. This homemade twig wreath that kids can make is a wonderful addition to our outdoor decor and a good project to involve the kids in.



Homemade Twig Wreath Kids Can Make

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DIY Striped Trick or Treat Bags

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It’s almost time for Halloween!  Which means it’s time for candy!  Which means your kids need something to carry all that loot!  Forget about those plastic pumpkin pails.  Make your own Trick or Treat bag with your child and get them involved in the pre-Halloween preparations.




Kate loves to paint

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Simple Glitter Animal Masks

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Sometimes dressing up for Halloween is as simple as a pair of sweatpants, a colored shirt, and a fun animal mask. Or your favorite outfit, topped with a fun Halloween mask. Here are three simple animal masks that you can make using just paper, glitter, and glue. Glue the finished…

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Leaf Art for Kids

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Fall is on the way to Eastern Iowa and we are using the changing seasons to inspire our days right now. One thing I love to do during the fall is create leaf art with my kids. We are always inspired by Louis Ehlert’s book Leaf Manand use it

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Kid’s Art Journal

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A couple of years ago I got into art journaling, and I realized that would be the perfect craft for Kate.  She loves coloring and painting and stickers, and this journal could combine all those things.
When I was her age, I was afraid of crafting – so concerned with…

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DIY Space Ship Crafts for Kids

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I love encouraging imaginative play.  Imaginative play always seems to captivate my kids’ interest for longer periods of time.  Anything involving a story-line or scene engages the kids and makes play a lot more fun for everyone.
DIY Space Ship Craft Kids Can Make
After a week of space-themed activities…

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DIY Headbands for Simple Girls Fashion

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After selling a kidney to pay for back-to-school clothes for your kids, you need to take a break. Making these simple and fun headbands is a great way to rest after a full day of shopping, and the bonus is matching headbands to coordinate with back-to-school outfits. Both the headband…

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DIY Crease-less Hair Ties for Simple Kids Fashion

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Hair. Specifically, brushing my daughter’s hair. Is not for the faint at heart. It usually involves screaming, whining, begging. And that’s just on my end.
Truthfully, the daily hair-doing experience is rough around here. So I went on a mission to make the hair-doing experience involve more fun and less…

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Back to School Apple Button Bag

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Most people are gearing up for Back to School with their school age children right now and trying to come up with cute ideas for teachers, as the school year starts. We thought we’d share a cute and easy Back to School Apple Button Bag project that is so easy…

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