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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, but you might already have all the supplies in your home. If not, your local dollar store will have everything you need.




Spring Butterfly Craft

Supplies needed

  • Watercolors
  • Coffee Filters

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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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alpha bits craft Educational Kids Activities: 7 Cereal Craft Projects and Games

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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

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Kids Craft: Thanksgiving Countdown

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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 …

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featureGratitudeTree How to Create a Gratitude Tree

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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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native american vest craft Kids Native American Vest Craft

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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

Materials Needed

  • Grocery paper bag
  • Construction paper
  • Markers, crayons, colored pencils, or

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Monster craft main page A Fun Halloween Monster Craft

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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

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pencil container 720x315 Back-to-School Pencil Treat Containers

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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…

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