When I was a little girl I would have so much fun dressing up paper dolls. You know…. the paper dolls you buy in a book at the store where you cut out the clothes to put on them? I loved them. I used to spend hours dressing up the paper dolls and changing their clothes over and over again. Well, today I’m going to show you how to make with your children a stand-up dress-up doll. You are going to make the doll out of cardboard… it is much stiffer and will hold up to many, many clothes changes. Also, in this craft you will find 4 different template sheets of different accessories for your dress-up doll. That means hours of fun for you and your children dressing up the doll. So, grab the few materials needed and let’s get started.
Valentine’s Day is next month. Now is the time to start getting your Valentine’s Day Mailboxes ready for February. Valentine’s Day mailboxes are a great way to collect your Valentine’s Day cards from all your friends and family members. I have searched the internet and found some really wonderful and awesomely cool Valentine’s Day Mailboxes. Surely, out of all the Valentine’s Day mailbox crafts I have listed in this post you will find one that fits your needs…. plus, it promises to be tons of fun for you and the kids.
One thing you see at most houses at Christmas time is a Nativity Scene. But, the problem with the store bought Nativity Scenes is that they are usually very delicate…. too delicate for the children to actually play with. And, the thing about that is…. children love to play with the Nativity Scenes. I mean, what’s not to want to touch…. there are small people, animals and a manger. There is an entire scene for the kids to want to act out with the characters. Well, why not make a Nativity Scene craft ….. put together a Nativity Scene of your very own that the children can actually play with. So, today I have put together a bunch of Fun Nativity Scene Crafts that I have found around the internet. All are a ton of fun…. and they are all meant to be played with.
I have a fun Christmas craft for even the youngest of crafters. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Christmas Paper Toy. With just some paper, printer, scissors and a few other materials you and your child will be able to make this cute Christmas paper toy that they will enjoy playing with…. just as much fun as they will have making the craft. If you want, feel free to color the templates before cutting them out to add even more fun to this craft. So, let’s get started.
How you present your gifts this holiday season is so important. The right gift wrap, the right ribbons and of course the right gift tags. But, instead of buying store bought gift tags why not do something more original. In this post I will show you how to make a simple gift tag for your gifts. Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah you can make this gift tag craft work for you. Simply alter the design on your gift tags to fit your needs. So, let’s get started.
Many people wonder how to keep the kids at the children’s Thanksgiving table entertained. Sure, you will have the Thanksgiving meal which will occupy them for a little bit. But, what about all the other time they will spend at the table? How do you keep them entertained and safe from boredom? Well, today I have a craft for you and the children that will keep the little ones entertained. In this post I will show you how to make Paper Thanksgiving Table Toys. This will surely keep them happy…. for a little while anyway.
Thanksgiving will be here in no time at all. And, one of the lessons we try to teach our children about the Thanksgiving Holiday is the Pilgrims and the Mayflower. What I found during lessons is that teaching them visually is the easiest way to get them to understand…. hence doing a craft. So, today I thought I would show you my Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for Thanksgiving. I found these Mayflower crafts while searching the internet. They are all really incredible and a ton of fun. Surely, you will be able to find some Mayflower craft ideas from this list….. use them to help teach your children about the Pilgrims and their travel on the Mayflower.
Yesterday I showed you how to make a Glue Stick Man out of your recycled glue sticks. Today I’m going to continue showing you how to make toy figures out of recycled materials. In this post I’m going to show you how to make Cardboard Little People Figures. Just simply use pieces of used cardboard boxes. This craft is a great way to recycle those cardboard boxes that you would normally throw away. These Cardboard Little People Figures are fun to make…. almost as much fun as they will be to play with. So, let’s get started.
Halloween is coming up quickly. After all, it is at the end of this month. When you think of Halloween what do you think of? Probably bats, jack-o-lanterns and witches. But, don’t forget the place they all live. That’s right…. I’m talking about a Haunted House. There is not much scarier than a Haunted House. So, with that being said I am dedicating today’s craft to Haunted Houses. I scoured the internet looking for an assortment of different kinds of Haunted House crafts perfect for Halloween. With all 16 of these Haunted House crafts I have listed here you are sure to find one you will love. So, without further ado….
Today I have a fun and festive Halloween craft. It can be either a spooky Halloween decoration as well as a fun Halloween toy for the little ones. In this post I’m going to show you how to make a Trick-or-Treat Paper Toy. Using the 4 templates included in this craft you are going to make a little town with people that you can actually pretend they are going Trick-or-Treating. Kids love pretending and even more than that they will love pretending to trick-or-treat with this toy because they made it themselves. Let’s get started.
Since school is back in session I decided to show you how to make an Elegant Pen Holder. This elegant pen holder will look wonderful on any desk and it is so useful. No longer will you have pens and pencils floating around your desk…. you will now have a spot for all your pens and pencils. This craft is so easy and a lot of fun. It is made from recycled boxes so it is a great green craft too. Add style to your desk with this elegant pen holder. Let’s get started.
There is not much worse than doing your homework on a cluttered unorganized desk. Who wants to hunt for the homework supplies you need on a messy desk? Well, you don’t have to worry about that anymore. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Simple Desk Organizer. It will be perfect to hold on to some paper, pencils, erasers, and pretty much anything else you want to keep organized on your desk. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.
Did you ever feel like you were rummaging around to find your homework school supplies when it was time to do your homework? Well, I have a craft for you today that will fix this problem. In this post I’m going to show you How to Make Homework Caddy Cans. This is a perfect way to keep all your homework school supplies in one place when you are ready to do your homework. You can keep all your school supplies like crayons, pencils and scissors in once place and carry this caddy around where ever you want to do your homework. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.
I have a fun and useful back to school craft for you today. In this post I will show you how to transform a cereal box into a Cereal Box Paper Holder. This Cereal Box Paper Holder is perfect for holding all of your back to school materials. It can hold your fun drawings, notebooks, homework, test results and basically anything you want to keep in a safe place. Don’t let you school paperwork build up into unorganized piles…. keep them safe in this Cereal Box Paper Holder. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.
Oh boy…. do I have a fun craft for you today!! In this post I’m going to show you how to make a Wearable Puppet Stage. Kids love putting on puppet shows. Well, why not wear a puppet stage? It just makes sense…. carry this puppet stage on your chest and you are all ready to put on a puppet show for your family and friends. Keep in mind you will need a bit of help from an adult with the cutting of the box. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.
Earth Day will be here in just a couple of weeks. In honor of Earth Day I thought I would scour the internet looking for cool ideas for Earth Day crafts. All of the crafts that I found and have listed here are made from recycled materials. Earth Day is a special day to celebrate the Earth and to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. And, I think making crafts from recycled materials such as the ones found here is a great way to teach children about recycling and the importance of doing that to help save our Earth. So, without further ado….