8 Great Ways to Celebrate National Craft Month

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Did you know that March is National Craft Month??  I didn’t know until this year either and I’m super excited about it.  I mean, who WOULDN’T want one more reason to do some really awesome crafts?  In honor of National Craft Month, I’ve put together 8 great ways to celebrates!  Some of these are to […]

Upcycled Penguin Craft

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes, in the cold winter months when all the Christmas decorations are put away and you’re just dreaming about spring, you start wishing for something.  Something fun and cute.  Some way to make the gray and brown and white more bearable.  Well, this penguin craft is just the thing!  Who doesn’t […]

I’m DONE Crafting with my Kids!

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Well…for a while anyway!  Doing this 31 Days of Easy Crafts for Kids has been so, so, so good for me.  I’m going to share a few things I learned about myself and my kids here in a minute, but let me just take a moment to say… I DID IT!!!  IT’S OVER!!!  I’M DONE!!!! […]

Day 31: Candy Cane Ornaments (We made it!!!)

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Yesterday we made fairly complicated Christmas ornaments and today, we’re making SUPER easy ones!  These fun candy cane ornaments are not only easy to make, they’re also great patterning practice! How to make Candy Cane Ornaments Preparation time: None Project time: ~20 minutes Project cost: $ Medium Parental involvement: Low Inspiration: Beaded Candy Cane from A Girl and […]

How to Make a Handprint Christmas Tree Ornament

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What would a week of Christmas crafts be without making an ornament or two?  Today’s craft is one that will hang on your tree for years reminding you of your child’s small hands and fingers. How to make a Handprint Christmas Tree Ornament Preparation time: None Project time: ~20 minutes Project cost: $ Medium Parental involvement: Medium Inspiration: Adorable […]

Adorable Fingerprint Christmas Lights

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Yesterday, we made a handprint Christmas tree.  Today, we made fingerprint Christmas lights to go along with it!  These lights turned out really cute, but honestly, not canvas worthy.  Sometimes (like yesterday), you control your children’s craft project.  You hold their hand, place it exactly where you want it, and everything turns out great.  Other […]

How to Make a Family Handprint Christmas Tree

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After a week of pine cone crafts, we’re moving on to the final stretch of the 31 Days of Easy Crafts for Kids.  During this home stretch, I’m going to encourage you to jump on the bandwagon and start crafting with your kids!  Post the results on Facebook or Instagram and tag me!  I’d love […]

15 Fantastic Pine Cone Craft Ideas

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Over the past five days, we’ve done five fun activities with pine cones.  Each pine cone craft used different materials and skills.  I’d love to keep doing pine cone crafts since there are SO many great ones out there, but next week, we’ll be moving on.  Before we do though, I want to leave you with […]