How to make a Pen and Pencil Holder for Fall with Seeds and a Cardboard Tube

How to make a Pen holder decorated with seedsHere is a pen and pencil holder craft that is easy to make and great for an Autumn / Fall theme. This pencil holder is made with a recycled cardboard tube from a toilet paper roll or a paper towel roll. Use seeds and paint or markers to decorate the cardboard tube. Find the crafts instructions below. Your kids will love this one.

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How to Make Candy Corn Stalks for Thanksgiving Treats

How to make Candy Corn Stalks for Thanksgiving treatsWho says that you can only have candy for Halloween. Here is a great treat to use as placeholders at the Thanksgiving table. You make these cute little cornstalks out of candy corn and cardboard tubes from paper towel rolls. This is a fun way to give treats on Thanksgiving.

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How to make a Castle Pencil Holder

Cardboard Tube Castle Pencil HoldersHere is a unique pencil holder made from recycled toilet paper rolls (or paper towel rolls). It is also a special pencil holder for boys, because every boy is a knight who need a castle… of course đŸ˜‰

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Awesomely Cool Valentine’s Day Mailbox Craft Ideas

Awesomely Cool Valentine’s Day Mailbox Craft IdeasValentine’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.

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A Collection of Fun Nativity Scene Crafts for Kids

A Collection of Fun Nativity Scene Crafts for KidsOne 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.

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Fun Kwanzaa Crafts for Kids

Fun Kwanzaa Crafts for KidsOh boy…. do I have a treat for you today. In this post I have compiled 14 Kwanzaa crafts from around the internet. They are all perfect for your children to make. Whether you celebrate Kwanzaa or not these crafts are great to help teach your children about Kwanzaa and the African culture. Many of them not only incorporate the three colors of Kwanzaa (red, green & black), but they also help teach you about the 7 Principles of Kwanzaa…. Unity, Self Determination, Collective Work & Responsibility, Collective Economics, Purpose, Creativity and Faith. These are wonderful principles to have and to teach your children. So, check out these Kwanzaa crafts…. you are sure to find a few to do with your children.

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My Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for Thanksgiving

My Favorite Mayflower Craft Ideas for ThanksgivingThanksgiving 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.

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How to Make a Paper Owl Decorations for Halloween

How to make a Paper Owl decoration for HalloweenAlthough owls are known as being wise, they are also known as a spooky part of Halloween. They don’t seem very creepy, but walking thru a dark forest with owls hooting can be a pretty creepy experience. However, this owl is more a cute tribute to Halloween.

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Haunted House Crafts Perfect for Halloween

Haunted House Crafts Perfect for HalloweenHalloween 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….

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Coolest Earth Day Craft Ideas – Crafts Made from Recycled Materials

Coolest Earth Day Craft Ideas - Crafts Made from Recycled MaterialsEarth 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….

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11 Cool Outer Space Crafts for Kids

11 Cool Outer Space Crafts for Kids Today I have some awesome craft ideas for you. Not just any craft ideas…… today I have cool outer space crafts for you. I was making my way through the internet looking for some really creative outer space crafts and I think I found them. I found some that are made from food and others that are made from recycled materials. I found crafts that are perfect for the youngest of crafters and others that are meant for older children. But, bottom line…. there is an outer space craft here for you. So, enough with the chit-chat….. let’s get started.

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How to Make a Christmas Candle Arrangement

Image027Today I’m going to show you how to make a Christmas Candle Arrangement. This Christmas Candle Arrangement makes for a beautiful tabletop decoration this Holiday Season. Make more than one candle arrangement and put them around the house as decorations. Or, better yet….. make a few of these Christmas Candle Arrangements and give them as a gift this Christmas. Whatever you decide to do with this craft it is sure to be a big hit this Christmas Season.

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How to Make a Moving Mayflower for Thanksgiving

How to Make a Moving Mayflower for Thanksgiving In 1620 the Pilgrims came to America from England on a 3000 mile voyage. They came here on the Mayflower and landed on Plymouth Rock. Today we will celebrate this first voyage by making a moving Mayflower for Thanksgiving. After all, if the Pilgrims never made this trip on the Mayflower there would be no Thanksgiving. I shutter at the thought.

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How to Make Simple Pinball Machine with Recycled Materials Crafts Project for Kids

How to Make Simple Pinball Machine with Recycled Materials Crafts Project for KidsThis is a super cool crafts activity that we are going to do today. If you love playing pinball, then you will love making this simple machine…a pinball machine. Just recycle some old stuff from around your house … such as a cardboard box, and let the fun roll in….literally.

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How to Make Cardboard Tubes Log Cabin for Abe Lincoln on Presidents Day

How to Make Cardboard Tubes Log Cabin for Abe Lincoln on Presidents DayWell it is going to be February in 2 hours, so I figured that I would put up a Toy Log Cabin Craft Building craft to celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Why? Because it is Presisents Day soon. Just use paper and cardboard tubes / rolls and then just connect them together easily.

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How to Make Jesus in a Manger for Nativity Scene Arts and Crafts Project for Christmas

Image046Christmas is coming up soon and this is the day that baby Jesus was born. How about making a tiny manger for the baby of Christmas, Jesus and a part of your Nativity Scene with a toilet paper roll. The step by step instructions are given on the following page

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