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
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Written by: lindsay
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 Day!
For this craft you will need a paper plate, brown, yellow, orange, and red construction paper; markers; glue; and scissors.
Cut feather shapes out of the …
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
I don’t know about your household, but we all get a little giddy around here when the chill hits the air and the seasonal …aisles at Target switch from back-to-school supplies to Halloween decorations. My four-year old is already trying to decide what costume he will wear, and I’ve planned
Looking for a fun idea to celebrate going back to school? Here is an easy back-to-school craft you can make for your kids and their friends. This pencil treat containers are easy to make and can be filled with anything from pencils, school supplies to candy. They are great for…
Summertime is for treasure hunting. Shells, wildflowers, rocks, and leaves are like precious jewels in the hands of an inquisitive kid, especially when it comes from a special vacation. We just spent a week in northern Minnesota visiting my grandparents. My kids logged plenty of time up at their cabin…
- Plain t-shirt—I normally purchase them in assorted sizes and colors on clearance
- Fabric paint—Silver and yellow
- Toast stamp—We picked up a few recently in the $1 section at Target
Fathers Day is just around the corner. Have you thought of what you will be getting (or making) that special dad in your life? Need some inspiration? Well no worries. Today I’m going to share how my son & I created this “I’m Hooked On Daddy” Fathers Day canvas gift.…
- Pair of scissors
- Coloring materials
- Cardboard box
- Colored craft papers
Now, that you have everything ready, just follow these easy steps:
First, draw the
Growing up, we never would have thought of duct tape kids crafts. Duct tape was something my dad used for taping pipes, fixing holes in tents, keeping the TV antenna in place, or repairing auto parts. Fast forward a few years and now you’ve got duct tape in a variety…