Category Crafts & Hobbies

Spring Bird Using Child’s Footprint

I thought this was adorable. The Younger made this in class, so I wanted to share it. It looks easy enough, and I think it would make a great Easter project/gift for Grandparents or other family members. Maybe even a good gift for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day!
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Making Puppets in Preschool!!

I volunteered to come to Baby Bear’s class and do some crafting.  Baby Bear wanted to make puppets, so we did a little puppet show with some sock puppets and the kids got to make a puppet to take home.
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Valentine’s Day Bookmarks

While I’d like to take credit for these, I didn’t come up with the idea myself. I saw it on Pinterest, and all I can say is that I did go to the store myself and I punched the designs into the paint chip cards. Not much effort on my part, but I’m still impressed…
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Valentine’s Day Mobile with Tissue Paper Dyed Hearts

One of our favorite mediums to create art is tissue paper. We have used it for so many fun kids activities such as Tissue Paper Turkey Craft and Coffee Filter Flowers Made With Tissue Paper. So when I was looking for a Valentine’s Day activity for my preschooler, I went back to my trusty tissue…
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DIY Shape Stickers

You will need: Clear contact paper Acrylic paint Scissors Permanent marker Brushes Wax Paper Scotch Tape Large white construction paper
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Celebrating Advent

We are celebrating Advent this year by doing different activities every day until Christmas. Since we got back from our Thanksgiving travels on the 1st, we didn’t really get started until the 4th but the girls will never know ;). I have made a board on Pinterest with inspiration projects and crafts. There are so…
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Kids Christmas Craft – Candle Holder

Making candle holders with my kids is one of my favorite holiday projects. You just need a few items and can change up the look of the candle holder depending on the color of tissue paper you use. In the past we have made a St. Patrick’s Day Votive and an Inexpensive Valentine Gift. This…
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DIY Christmas Wreath- Under .99!

I must say, I was incredibly pleased with how this turned out. All I knew when I started out was that I wanted to make a wreath for my door- and look at what I ended up with! I used greens and a few small red shapes in order to make a modern mock-holly wreath….
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Thankful Turkey

I’ve been promising The Younger that we would do our thankful turkeys, but we’ve been so busy getting everything ready for the Cub Scout camping weekend, I didn’t have time before today. This was super easy to make, and both The Younger and The Older had so much fun making them! All you need is…
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