Crafts for Kids: Football Shaped Snack Bowl

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  Football Shaped Snack Bowl Today I'm going to show you how to make a Football Shaped Snack Bowl! This craft is super easy and fun, and would be perfect to make for upcoming Superbowl Sunday! Here is what you will need: 2 pieces of brown construction paper 1 piece of whatever color construction paper you would like! (This is for the "laces" of the football, so you can do traditional white, whatever color goes with the team you are rooting for, or in my case, your child's … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Homemade Glitter Play-doh!

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Valentines Day Homemade Glitter Play-doh! Today I'm going to show you how to make a fun, easy, and cheap  homemade Play-Doh! This is something super fun to make with your kids! My 4 year old had a blast! Here is what you will need (you probably already have these things at home!): A mixing bowl ¼ cup of water 1 cup of flour ½ cup of salt unsweetened Kool-Aid (this is what will add the color and smell!) Some glitter!   … [Read more...]

Water Bottle Craft for Valentine’s day

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Water Bottle Craft   Why would I do a Water Bottle Craft. Well I saw the most awesome one on a friend's blog. She did a Fun Mail in Birthday Party Bottle. It thought oh wow I could do that for my friends and loved ones as well.  I was so impressed by her creativity and her ability to create something so special with a water bottle that I decided I wanted to do a whole series of Water Bottle Crafts. I love Valentine's day  and it happens to be my favorite holiday. I frankly … [Read more...]

Water Bottle Craft: Valentine’s Day

Water Bottle Craft

Water Bottle Craft     I was recently working with a group of bloggers and one of them had the cutest Water Bottle Craft.  She did a Fun Mail in Birthday Party Bottle.  She created the coolest gift using a water bottle as the vessel to mail her birthday gift. I was so impressed by her creativity and her ability to create something so special with a water bottle that I decided I wanted to do a whole series of Water Bottle Crafts. I know that Valentine's day happens to be my … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Crafts – How to Make a Valentine’s Picture Frame

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Check out this special Valentines Day Crafts and create a special gift!   Valentine’s Picture Frame  What you need: 1 Sheet of Black Cardstock (you could use construction paper), Cardboard size of 8 ½ x 11 inches, scissors, Elmer’s Glue, Plastic see through piece 5 ½ x 7 ½ inches, foam sticky hearts. Get this PDF file of pattern. … [Read more...]

Ice Balloons for Kids

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I am sure I have your brain thinking, Ice Balloons? What are you talking about? Let say it's a great time for the kids.  And it has some learning involved as well. Ice Balloons Supplies are SUPER easy. Water (I used water balloons because that's what I had, but I do plan on getting the big ones) Balloons Food coloring if you would like   … [Read more...]

Valentines Day Crafts – Striking Decorated Soaps

Valentines Day Crafts

Looking for Valentines Day Crafts? Check out this Striking Decorated Soap Craft which you can give to your loved ones as present for Valentine's Day! Striking Decorated Soap Craft It’s time to embellish hearts, purchase candy, and sharpen Cupid’s arrows. February is nearing and that means Valentine’s Day. The holiday is full of love and appreciation, but too often we are overwhelmed with gifts of chocolate and roses. Please don’t get me wrong- I have a soft spot for a piece of good … [Read more...]

Make Your Own Duvet Cover

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  Make Your Own Duvet Cover Do you have a child that changes their mind on what character they like on their bed? Do you often get bored? Do you like a soft having options. I recently bought a down comforter and I was surprised at the cost associated with a duvet cover. I couldn't believe how expensive they are. The one I liked retailed for almost $200.00. I knew that there had to be a more cost effective way to get what I needed which was a duvet cover for less. I figured you could make your … [Read more...]

Personalized Umbrella

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I am not sure if you have seen the latest and greatest umbrellas but honestly they do not have one for boys ages 6-10. They have girl umbrellas but they didn't have one for my son. I decided I could make one that he would love. They are easy to make and inexpensive. The personalized umbrellas can be given as gifts to teachers, friends, and they can even be signed as a memory. You will need an umbrella any color Paint pens or sharpie markers work pencil image The first thing you … [Read more...]