How to Make Mini People or Dolls as Zipper Pulls as Back to School Craft for Kids

mini doll zipper pullsLearn how to make zipper pulls that look like miniature doll figures. Be creative and make them in all shapes, sizes, and colors. These zipper pulls are perfect for decorating your backpack as you go back to school.

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How to Make Macaroni Weavers or Looms for Kids

How to Make Macaroni Weavers or LoomsThis is a very unique weaving loom craft…and you probably haven’t seen it anywhere else. Here is a craft idea for making weaving looms out of 3 inch long macaroni noodles, string, buttons, and a few other items. Find out how to put this unique loom together…the sooner you start, the sooner you can begin your weaving projects.

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How to Make Wind-Up Moving Cardboard Carousels or Merry-Go-Rounds

400x400-cardboard-carousel-merry-go-roundToday we will show you how to make a moving carousel / merry-go-round. You will be able to make this moving toy with some spools, some string, a pencil, and a few cardboard boxes. The motor works by winding string around a spool by spinning the pencil…then it moves on its own. Pretty cool…and you don’t have to use any difficult-to-use materials.

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How to Make Simple Gift Tags

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.

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How to Make a Decorative Corn Filled with Treats for Thanksgiving

How to Make a Decorative Corn Filled with Treats for ThanksgivingToday I am going to continue with the fun Thanksgiving crafts. In this post I’m going to show you how to make a decorative corn filled with treats for Thanksgiving. If you are having Thanksgiving dinner at your house then this is a great craft for you. You can make these treat filled corns for the children attending your Thanksgiving feast. Sure, they can’t eat the treats before dinner, but these festive corns will be perfect for the children to take home with them. They will truly get a kick of out them. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Trick-or-Treat Paper Toy

How to Make a Trick-or-Treat Paper ToyToday 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.

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How to Decorate a Notebook with Yarn or Crepe Paper

How to Decorate a Notebook with Yarn or Crepe PaperI have a super fun craft for you today!! And, it’s totally perfect for back to school. In this craft I will show you how to decorate a notebook with yarn or crepe paper. Your notebook will be an original…. no one else will have a notebook like yours. This craft is not only a lot of fun, but it is really simple. Simply use crepe paper or yarn to make a one of a kind design on the front of your back to school notebook. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Milk Carton Row Boat

How to Make a Milk Carton Row BoatToday I have a craft for you that is perfect for the nice warm summer season. In this post I will show you how to make a Milk Carton Row Boat. Made from a couple of milk cartons this row boat will actually float. What is nice about milk cartons is that their waxy surface makes them completely water proof…. perfect for the water. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Paper Wave Sculpture – Exercise 1

How to Make a Paper Wave SculptureBelieve it or not you can actually make sculptures out of paper. That’s right, you can actually compose items that are built up from a simple paper and molded into shapely items. In this post I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Wave Sculpture. With a little bit of patience and following the steps provided below you too will be able to make a Paper Wave Sculpture. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Glued String Easter Basket

How to Make a Glued String Easter BasketToday I have a fun and creative craft for you. In this post I’m going to show you how to make a Glued String Easter Basket perfect to fill with Easter eggs and candy. The Easter Basket turns out beautifully and it is simply made with a balloon, yarn, flour and water. Don’t use the same boring Easter Baskets that every child uses from the store…. make your very own Glued String Easter Basket. The Easter Bunny will love it. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Flying Bird Decoration

How to Make a Flying Bird DecorationToday I’m going to show you how to make a flying bird decoration. When made correctly this bird will flap his wings with just a bit of movement of the string. Crafters of all ages will enjoy making this craft…. even the youngest. We provide many templates that you can choose from to make this flying bird. You can choose one of the colored templates or you can print off the black & white template and color the bird yourself. The choice is yours. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Paper Bag Bunny Puppet

How to Make a Paper Bag Bunny PuppetI have a fun and creative craft for you today. I am going to show you how to take a paper bag and make it into a bunny puppet. Sounds like fun, right? It really is. And, the timing of it couldn’t be any more perfect. After all, Easter is in just a few weeks. Made with string or yarn the arms and legs of the puppet actually move. When you aren’t using it as a puppet hang the Paper Bag Bunny up as an Easter decoration. People are sure to love it when they see it. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make Paper Sculpture Birds

How to Make Paper Sculpture BirdsToday I have a fun craft for you. I’m going to show you how to make a Paper Sculpture Bird. When made correctly the birds are 3 dimensional and look so cool hanging from a ceiling. These Paper Sculpture Birds can be used to decorate a classroom or child’s bedroom. A great number of birds and animals can be made by using this technique…. so feel free to use your imagination, Grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Doodle with String

How to Doodle with StringI have a fun and creative craft for you today. I am going to show you how to Doodle with String. The cool part about this craft is that you will have to use your imagination and creativity to draw within the strings to create an image. Every Doodle you do will be different than the last one. I have given you 5 examples of some doodles you can create. Simply scroll down within this post to see them. Or, use your creativity to make your own designs. The choice is yours. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started with this craft.

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How To Make a Fresh Flower Bracelet

Spring is so close you could almost taste it. And, with that being said I thought we would celebrate Spring with doing a craft that is totally about flowers. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Fresh Flower Bracelet. If you would prefer you could make this into a garland by making the Fresh Flower bracelet even longer. The choice is yours. I used the Temple Flower for this craft. Fresh flowers look best. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Wooden Beads Bracelet with an African Mask Charm

Black History Month will be coming to a close in the next couple of days. With that being said…. I thought we could use this opportunity to make a craft for Black History Month. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Wooden Beads Bracelet with an African Mask Charm. The bracelet turns out just absolutely beautiful…. it truly does. And, when using the ochre paint it ages the charm to give it an authentic look. Because we’ll use oven-hardening polymer clay for the mask, you’ll need a little help from an adult. So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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