Category Archives: Crafts

Valentine’s Day Thumbprint Sign

Valentine’s Day and crafts are always on our minds this time of year with my children. As I was cleaning off our workbench, I saw a slab of wood that was leftover from a previous project. I quickly drilled a … Continue reading

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Beautiful Suncatchers

This is such an easy and frugal craft to make with your kids. Not only is it easy, fun and cheap, but the result is simply beautiful. I love having the three suncatchers in my window above my kitchen sink. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day gift: painted salt dough hand-prints

Your child can design and paint their own hand-print for a Mother’s Day gift. All you need are some supplies from around your kitchen and house and you are all set. It’s a fun craft that your little one will … Continue reading

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Magnetic Watercolor Bookmarks

The kids were amazed at how watercolors work. This was a wonderfully fun craft to do with them. These bookmarks not only are personalized, but they are very usable. The magnets keep the bookmark in place in your book too. … Continue reading

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Turn boring napkins into a fun sight for your child’s Valentine’s Day party

I volunteered to send in the napkins for my daughter’s Valentine’s Day party at school. I seem to always volunteer for napkins. Maybe because it’s easy. Maybe because it doesn’t cost much. Maybe because it doesn’t take too much time … Continue reading

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Salt dough thumbprint hearts

Your little sweetheart can design and paint their own thumbprint heart. All you need are some supplies from around your kitchen and house and you are all set. It’s a fun craft that your little one will love because it … Continue reading

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Encourage your child’s creativity without any preparation

Sometimes it’s very difficult to plan a craft. It takes time to get an idea, gather the materials, prepare the work area, get the kids together, explain what to do, have them make the craft, allow for drying time and … Continue reading

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Draw your own puzzle

Keep your children entertained with their own artwork by allowing them to draw their own puzzle. This craft is great for any age child and can be enjoyed over and over again. It enhances your child’s creativity while also requiring … Continue reading

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Make a supply container from recycled items around your house

Do you have empty containers such as formula containers or oat containers laying around? Have you seen the awesome duct tape available now?  Make one of these storage containers with what you have around your house. Go to the full … Continue reading

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Make a seashell wind-chime with all those seashells from the beach

Do your kids insist on bringing seashells home from vacation like mine do? I usually end up trying to be sneaky and conveniently “forget” them or throw them away when unpacking. However, this year, my youngest had his heart set … Continue reading

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