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DIY No-Sew Tutu and Easy HandMade Princess Accessories

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I love a good DIY.  But it can’t be too complicated or above my skill level.  I didn’t want anything I had to sew.  And I didn’t want to spend more than $20 to complete the project (or more than an hour of my time).  As we head into the dog-days of summer, I was itching for a project Kate and I could do together that would be fun and incorporate her interest but wouldn’t be too complicated.

My Kate, …

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Fingerprint dandelion canvas made with your child Dandelion Fingerprint Art

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This dandelion fingerprint art is easy to make with your children, and makes beautiful decor. You can make it with your child to hang at home which will build confidence in them and instill a sense of pride as well as fostering their creativity…. For a special gift, give

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homemade sidewalk chalk Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

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Every day after nap my three old and I do some type of craft. This week we made homemade sidewalk chalk…. Sidewalk chalk is super easy to make and is not very expensive. Next time your child want to do a craft, reach in your cupboard and get some

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Telescope Kids Craft: How to Make a Telescope

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Have you ever wanted to travel to the moon or see the stars up close? Now you can with a homemade telescope. Purchasing a telescope can be costly. Create this fun telescope make out of black craft paper and save money.

How to Make a Telescope

Materials Needed

  • Light weight 

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Sandpaper T-shirt Art Sandpaper T-shirt Craft

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This is a simple sandpaper T-shirt craft project that will keep the kids entertained this summer…. The best part about this craft, is that you can make it for under $5.00. I already had used crayons on hand, so a trip to the local dollar store and we were

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Scientific Observation Journal for Kids Easy Observation Journal

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Today, I’m so excited to be sharing a fun, easy, inexpensive craft… I did with my littles and the neighbor boys.  Age ranges were 3-6 and they did great! C’mon- let’s get this party started!
Today, you have officially been admitted into the VERY secret Hiccup and Toothless’ Elite Dragon

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720 Butterflys DIY Spring Butterfly Craft

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Who is ready for spring? I love it when the temperature starts warming and the trees and plants start turning vibrate colors. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate spring… than to do some crafts with your kids. This butterfly craft is not only cheap to make,

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umbrella-feature1 April Showers Finger Paint Kids Craft

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Spring is here, and April showers are on the horizon! And while rainy days may keep this Florida family indoors, we certainly can have a bit of rainy crafting fun at home! Those April showers inspired us to create this easy April Shower Finger Paint Kids Craft. Just a few…

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IMG_3274v720 Kids Crafts: Olympic Torch Craft

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Are you ready for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics to begin? If your kids are like mine, they love to celebrate with all the athletes. We watch the opening ceremonies together, and set up our DVR to record our favorite sporting events. Help your family get in the Olympics spirit…

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Dinosaur Terrarium Photo 3 Kids Crafts: Making a Dinosaur Terrarium

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A terrarium filled with tropical plants is the perfect jungle setting in which to keep a dinosaur or two. While you can’t time travel back to the age of the dinosaurs, you can bring a little bit of the Jurassic Park… era to your desk or dining room table. Moisture-loving

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