Chinese New Year Crafts – Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Years CraftsChinese New Year falls on January 23rd this Year. And, in honor of Chinese New Year I put together a list of crafts just about the Chinese New Year. You will find that most of them are Dragon Crafts and you might wonder why….. well, I will tell you why. This year is the Year of the Dragon. So, to honor that fact the majority of the crafts I have listed here will be Dragon Crafts. Not all of them…. there are plenty of fun other crafts that have nothing to do with Dragons. So, check out the post and pick a few Chinese New Year Crafts to do with the kids….. they are sure to love them. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make an Origami Dreidel for Hanukkah

How to Make an Origami Dreidel for HanukkahToday I’m going to show you how to make an Origami Dreidel for Hanukkah. A dreidel is a spinning top toy that is played during the Hanukkah season. Each side of the dreidel has a different Hebrew letter on it. The children will bet each other which letter will be on top of the dreidel when the dreidel lands. The winner usually wins chocolate candy called gelt. Fun stuff!! So, let’s start today’s craft.

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How to Make Paper Circle Ornaments for Christmas

How to Make Paper Circle OrnamentsI have a fun craft for you today….I am going to show you how to make Paper Circle Ornaments for Christmas. And, I’m not going to just show you one Paper Circle Ornament…. I’m going to show you five different ones. They are so creative and beautiful…. you could even decorate an entire tree with these ornaments…. how fun would that be? All of these ornaments are made of paper circles. To make drawing circles easy, you can use cups or tin cans or something like this. Draw around them, as illustrated. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make Paper Star Ornaments

How to Make Paper Star OrnamentsToday I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Star Ornament for Christmas. This ornament is not any ordinary paper ornament…. the paper star ornament comes out looking crisp and beautiful. Make a few to decorate your Christmas tree this Christmas season. You can even use colored paper to make each ornament a different color.

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How to Make your Own Envelopes for Christmas

How to Make your Own Envelopes for ChristmasToday I’m going to show you three different ways to make your own Envelopes for the Christmas Holiday. Everyone loves to receive homemade drawings and paper gifts for the Holidays. But, instead of just handing them the drawings…. how about make your own envelopes to place them in. You don’t have to stick to the ordinary white paper envelopes either… Instead make many different envelopes out of different color paper.

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How to Make a Paper Christmas Ornament

christmas ornamentToday I’m going to show you a simple craft to make a Christmas Ornament out of paper and ribbon. And, keep in mind…. just because the craft is a simple one does not mean that the ornament will look simple when done. As a matter of fact, the ornament turns out to be quite beautiful. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Paper Bead Necklace

How to Make a Paper Bead NecklaceToday I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Bead Necklace. Believe it or not the beads are made out of magazines and glue, but you would never know that by looking at the finished craft. The finished Paper Bead Necklace turns out beautifully. Beautiful enough that you could give it as a gift this Holiday season. Or, keep it for yourself…. the choice is yours.

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How to Make a Cornucopia Decoration for Thanksgiving

A cornucopia is a “horn of “plenty”. Another words, it is a horn filled with flowers, nuts, produce and other food that represents the wealth of food that we have this Thanksgiving Holiday. The Cornucopia dates back hundreds of years and it makes for the perfect Thanksgiving decoration. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Cornucopia Decoration for Thanksgiving. Make a few of these Cornucopias and you will have the perfect place card to put around the Thanksgiving Table. So, let’s get started.

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Decorating Spiral Notebooks with Decorative Paper for Back to School Craft

Decorating Spiral Notebooks with Decorative Paper for Back to School CraftDo you want to make your Plain Jane notebooks look awesome?! This is a great craft for teens (boys and girls – it doesn’t have to be flowers) who want to have the coolest notebooks in school. Find out how to decorate your spiral notebooks here.

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