How to Make an Earth Day Soda Bottle flower light

flower-light-bulb-mainThis flower light bulb craft is a great way to spend a rainy weekend, and also a terrific way to teach kids about recycling and reusing everyday objects. Explain to your child that there’s more than one way to recycle one thing into something else. You can turn used soda bottles into a string of flower lights for spring!

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Easter Napkin Rings Crafts Table Decoration Ideas for Boys and Girls

napkin-ring-mainChildren’s art may not always have a place on your Easter table, but these simple felt napkin rings in pretty spring colors will complement your decor perfectly.

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The Handbag Addiction Starts Early With a Felt Purse

felt-purse-mainIf your little girl wants to be just like Mommy and the big girls with her own purse, this is a creative way to give in without actually spending money on expensive accessories for a pint-sized clothes horse. It could easily be made as a pouch or satchel for a boy as well.

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Keep Kids Entertained Making Stained Glass Pictures Craft

Keep Kids Entertained Making Stained Glass Pictures CraftThis “stained glass” picture is perfect for keeping kids entertained at a fun and safe activity on a rainy day. It is a bit messy so a newspaper-lined workspace is recommended, but cutting pictures from magazines and making crayon shavings will have children happily occupied for a while.

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Easy Easter Basket Craft for Kids to Fill with Treats

bunny-basket-finishedIf you’ve had a new addition to the family, are having an unexpected guest, or just don’t have enough Easter baskets around the house, here is a simple an inexpensive way to create your own Easter basket to fill with goodies and put on display.

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Easy Origami Heart Paper Folding Origami Craft for Kids

origami-heart-finishedThis is an easy paperfolding craft to make with your kids before visiting a grandparent or loved-one who would surely love this *heartfelt* keepsake. It’s also easy to include in a card or letter, since it’s flat.

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How to Make a Spring Easter Bonnet, Hat, or Flower Crown with Your Kids

easter-bonnet1An Easter bonnet is a longstanding tradition for little girls in many families – and calling it a flower crown will make any little boy excited to be the king of spring! Explain the history of the Easter bonnet to your children and even teach them the song from Irvin Berlin’s “Easter Parade.” Then, get started!

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