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Summer Wildflowers: How to Make a Display Box

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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…

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Kids Crafts: Painted Art Canvas and Paper Flower Bouquet

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As a long time creative person and Mom, I am always thinking of ideas that help instill creativity in my kids. One of my favorite ways to do this is by teaching my children to create handmade gifts. I know my most treasured things have been lovingly created by little…

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Creativity: Summertime Craft Camp and Kid-Friendly Crafts

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Creativity—Keeping the kids busy and away from the TV or game system can be challenging. Every summer I vow to keep my child busy with creative activities that will surely make him a creative genius. I map out different level art projects ranging from really simple ones using items…

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Mother’s Day: How to Make a Greeting Card for Mom

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Hello, everyone! I want to share a little story. When I was a little girl, we had a school Art Class and our project was to make a stuffed animal. I remember making a fish and my friend, Alina, made a dinosaur. We each liked each other’s better and we…

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Easy DIY: How to Fix a Broken Zipper Pull

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Today I'm going to show you how to easily save and fix a broken zipper and give your zippers a fun accessory. These will work for a zipper that's pull has snapped in half, broken off totally, or you can use them to just add a little spice to…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With “Musical Maracas” Kid Craft

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I’m always looking for fun activities to do with my kidlets. Making crafts is fun because it’s a way for us to spend some one-on-one time together, talk about life/school/friends, be silly, and laugh together. There are also hidden benefits of crafting with children. It teaches children how to follow…

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