DIY Craft Minnie Mouse Mickey Mouse Ears

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DIY Craft How to make minnie Mouse/Mickey Mouse ears. Purchase a black headband. You will want to go to joann's or michael's or other craft store and purchase 1 sheet of black felt.  The 9x12 size. These are super easy.  You want to draw out the circles.  for the ears.  I made mine approx 3 inches in size. You can adjust if you want them smaller or larger. As you can see you want to have a piece between the circles to connect them.Then take a piece of foam or you could take … [Read more...]

How to make Edible Finger Paint!

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Today I am going to show you how to make Edible Finger Paint! I don't know about you guys, but my little girl LOVES to paint. She also loves to put things in her mouth that don't belong there! (I.E, paint, nail polish, markers, etc) So I thought of a great idea, Edible Finger Paint! it's easy to make, and fun! Here is how to make Edible Finger Paint: You will need: Plain Yogurt (Vanilla would work as well, just make sure it's white), food coloring, and paper, that's it! Easy … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Using Kits is Okay

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I have always been a fan of art projects with little ones! My favorite thing of all is giving a child a wide variety of things in front of them, a piece of paper and some glue (or tape) and letting them go ‘wild’ with their creativity. But, sometimes time just doesn’t allow that and quite frankly…you cannot make too many things by just letting them go with random objects. It is their own creation and still wonderful but sometimes, kits are the way to go! … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Making Fun out of Winter

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I have to admit that I am most certainly not a winter person. In fact, even something as simple as going to an appointment takes a lot of convincing (I mean come on, it’s cold out there!!!). So bundling up so my daughter can play in the snow doesn’t necessarily rank high on my ‘to do’. Don’t get me wrong, I get her outside but that does not mean it’s my favorite thing to do! I’d much rather be inside doing our same old art projects. Boring right?? … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Winter Fun

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The snow is upon us (at least temporarily) and I have to admit…I am far from excited to be outside playing in the snow. My daughter on the other hand, is so excited to see the snow! There was hardly a dusting on the ground and she pulled out all of her snow gear and was ready to go outside! So, I was on a search to find things to do outside besides the typical winter activities. … [Read more...]

How to Do a Snowman Christmas Ornament

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So it's close to Christmas time, and of course the tree is already up.  But maybe you need a few more ornaments.  Or you are looking for a great craft for the kids school parties.  Or maybe even a family party.  These are SUPER cute and aren't that expensive and the kids love them. What you need: A clear ornament Sugar Peppercorns twig piece of fabric orange construction paper black construction paper … [Read more...]

How to Make a Photo Candle Holder

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Supplies See through Candle holder (I used 1 from the dollar store) tea lights Glue Water Paintbrush Photos (printed on paper or newspaper clippings) Directions In a bowl mix 1 part glue and 2 parts white school glue, if you want it to have frosted glue make sure it’s not the kind that dries clear. Clip out the photos you are going to use, I used newspaper comic clippings, but you can use photos printed on normal printer paper. Use a paint brush to paint some of the glue … [Read more...]

How to do Tile Coasters

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Supplies Tiles Paint Paint Brush A Clear Coat Spray Paint (I used Ceramic Sealer Matter finish) Directions Take your tile, I bought them for $0.25 each at our local Habitat for Humanity, you can find them for cheap at a hard ware store. Make sure it is clean of any dirt, or dust. Using a paint brush paint on any design you want, or let your children, this is a great chance for hand print coaster. Allow it to dry. After it dries spray it with the clear coat spray … [Read more...]

Crafting with Kids: Bathroom Arts and Crafts

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Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! I’ve said several times that when it comes to arts and crafts with your little ones you need to ‘think out of the box’. And, I’m sure you are going ‘Yeah, Yeah, Yeah….blah blah…’ but … [Read more...]