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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Cool Candy Valentine’s Day Card Ideas for Kids

Cool Candy Valentine’s Day Card Ideas for KidsValentine’s Day will be here before we know it. Kids love handing out Valentine’s Day Cards…. they just love it. Plus, they love receiving them as well. I don’t know about you, but every year I try to help my kids come up with different Valentine Card ideas than the year before. It gets difficult after a while to keep coming up with unique ideas. Well, I thought I would help you with that by showing you some really cool Candy Valentine’s Day Card Ideas for Kids. I found them all while scrounging the internet for you. Each are unique and a ton of fun to make. I’m sure you and your kids will find something here that they will enjoy making and giving to their friends and family. So, let’s get started.

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Some Really Cool Perpetual Calendar Crafts for the New Year

Some Really Cool Perpetual Calendar Crafts for the New YearToday I am going to show you a bunch of some really cool perpetual calendar crafts perfect for the upcoming New Year. What is great about perpetual calendars is that they can be changed to show any combination of day, month, and year….. which means that the same calendar can be used year after year after year. Sure, you can purchase a perpetual calendar at a store or online, but I am pretty sure you would spend way too much money and they wouldn’t be as awesome as the perpetual calendars I have listed here. I have scoured the internet to find you some really cool perpetual calendar crafts. You will surely find one here that will fit your needs.

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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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How to Make Pinecone Turkeys

How to Make Pinecone TurkeysOh boy, do I have a fun craft for you today perfect for the Thanksgiving season. Today I’m going to show you how to make Pinecone Turkeys perfect for Thanksgiving. These pinecone turkeys will look great around the house as Thanksgiving decorations. Plus, your kids will love to make them. They are a lot of fun and your kids will have great pride in knowing they made items you could actually put around the house as decorations. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Pumpkin Milk Jug Candy Holder

How to Make a Pumpkin Milk Jug Candy HolderLast week I showed you how to make a Milk Jug Vampire Candy Holder. Well, you seemed to have loved that idea, so I thought I would show you another cool Milk Jug Halloween Craft. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Pumpkin Milk Jug Candy Holder perfect for handing out candy this Halloween. Kids will love reaching inside this Pumpkin for the treats…. almost as much as your kids will love making it. Keep in mind you will need some Adult Help for this craft as a knife and/or a scissor will be needed to cut open the milk jug. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Glue Stick Man out of your Recycled Glue Sticks

How to Make a Glue Stick ManWith all the crafts that I do I go through a lot of glue sticks. I always hate the idea of throwing them away…. I always try to find crafts that I can make out of recycled items. And, glue sticks are no exception. Here is a great craft you can make with your used glue sticks. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Glue Stick Man out of your recycled glue sticks. You will see what a great feeling you get from making something out of recycled materials. Plus, you get a very cool toy man.

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Ideas for Kids to Make Seder Plates for Passover

Ideas for Kids to Make Seder Plates for PassoverPassover will be here in just a couple of days. And with Passover comes the wonderful Passover Seder. And, even though we know how fantastic Passover Seder is…. we know how difficult it is to get the kids to sit still and enjoy the Passover Seder. Well, how about if they help out with the Seder? The kids can make the Seder Plate for Passover. Even if it isn’t the main Seder Plate you use for the Seder they can at least work on the Children’s table Passover Seder Plate. Beings that the children helped make the Passover Seder Plate will hold their attention a little more as they will want to pay attention to see how it will be used during the Seder.

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How to Make a Leprechaun Hat for St. Patrick’s Day

How to Make a Leprechaun HatI don’t know about you, but when I think of a Leprechaun I think of the big, green hat he wears. Today I’m going to show you how to make your very own Leprechaun Hat for St. Patrick’s Day. After all, St. Patrick’s Day is only a little over a week away. Now is the time to get started making and displaying your St. Patrick’s Day crafts. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started with this fun St. Patrick’s Day craft.

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How to Make a Fish out of a Heart Valentines Day Box

How to Make a Fish out of a Heart Valentines Day BoxToday I have a fun craft to do with your left over Valentines Day Heart Shaped Box. I’m going to show you how to make a Fish out of a Heart Valentines Day Box. This craft is not only a lot of fun, but it is a great way to recycle those used Valentines Day Boxes…. so you don’t have to just throw them away. And, the fish not only turns out totally cute, it also gives you a secret storage box to store your small secret things in. Now, that is fun!! So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Kitty Cat out of a Heart Valentines Day Box

How to Make a Kitty Cat out of a Heart Valentines Day BoxI have a fun craft for you today….. and the coolest part is you will get to use your old Valentines Day Heart Box that you had been given as a gift on Valentines Day. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Kitty Cat out of a Heart Valentines Day Box. This cat is made from tissue paper and paper plates….. it is so much fun to make. Once you are done with this craft not only will you have a cute kitty cat, but you will also have a super cool box to store whatever you would like. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make an Abe Lincoln Top Hat for President’s Day

How to Make an Abe Lincoln Top Hat for PresidentYesterday I showed you how to make a an Easy George Washington Hat for President’s Day. Well, it wouldn’t be right to make a hat and celebrate George Washington’s special day if we don’t do the same thing for Abraham Lincoln. So, today I will show you how to make an Abe Lincoln Top Hat for President’s Day. After all, President’s Day is about honoring both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. And, what better way to honor Abraham Lincoln than to make his top hat. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Clothespin Penguin Ornament

How to Make a Clothespin Penguin OrnamentI have a fun craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Clothespin Penguin Ornament. It turns out so cute and perfectly festive for the Christmas Season. What would be even cuter is to make a few of the Penguin Ornaments and spread them around the Christmas Tree. So, go grab a clothespin, old glove and the rest of the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Mummy Trick or Treat Basket

How to make a Mummy Trick or Treat BasketYou know how much thought goes into your child’s costume!! But, sometimes the treat basket is an afterthought. I know…. I use to carry my Halloween candy in a pillow case. But, imagine how cute your child will look carrying this Mummy Trick or Treat Basket. And, chances are no one else will have the exact basket. Today I will show you how to make your very own Mummy trick or treat basket.

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How to Make a Frankenstein Trick or Treat Basket

How to make a Frankenstein Trick or Treat BasketHalloween is coming up and what do the kids love about Halloween more than anything?! Trick or Treating, of course. Today we will be making a Frankenstein Trick or Treat Basket perfect for collecting candy. Made from a simple green bucket this Trick or Treat basket will be a huge hit this Halloween season.

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