How to Make a Leaf Print Picture

Spring will be here before you know it. And this activity is a great excuse to spend some time outdoors. With this activity you will need to go outdoors and collect leaves of different shapes and sizes. You will paint them and use them as a stamp to create a picture of your choosing. This craft is a lot of fun and the cool part is that no Leaf Print Picture will ever be the same. Use your creativity to paint a bunch of different pictures. So, grab some leaves and let’s get started.

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How to Make Leaf Print Gift Wrap Paper

Celebrate spring by making this pretty wrapping paper with leaves from the garden. All you need is some paper, paint and a leaf. It’s lots of fun to do, and it will be great to wrap your next birthday gift in. I don’t know about you, but I never seem to have enough wrapping paper in the house. Or, I have wrapping paper, but it is the same wrapping paper I use for everyone’s gift. You can be rest assured that no one else will have this Leaf Print Gift Wrap. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Trinket Box out of Popsicle Sticks

I have a fun and easy craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Trinket Box out of Popsicle Sticks. A trinket box is great for holding little things like rings, earrings, candy, coins…. those type of little things. These type of things are called trinkets and a trinket box is kept to store these small things as to not lose them. This trinket box makes for a great gift for someone special or keep it for yourself. The choice is yours. Now let’s get started.

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How to Make a Shamrock Greeting Card for St. Patrick’s Day

In this post I’m going to show you how to make a Shamrock Greeting Card Craft for St. Patrick’s Day. You can make it to wish your friend, teacher or mother (or whoever you would like) a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day. All you need is some paint, paper and an old toothbrush. The craft is an easy one, but it is sooooo…. much fun. So, grab those materials needed and your St. Patrick’s spirit and let’s get started. Have fun!!

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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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How to Make a Popcorn Bracelet

I have a super fun and easy craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Popcorn Bracelet. This just might be the only jewelry you can make that while you make it you can eat it as well. Just keep it mind that once you have painted the popcorn you CAN NOT eat it. But, until the popcorn has been painted it is a tasty treat. So, grab your friends, a good movie to watch and some popcorn and let’s make this fun craft.

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How to Make a Handprints T-Shirt

I have a fun keepsake memory craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Handprints T-shirt. This Handprint T-shirt craft is perfect for the end of school, birthday party, summer camp or anything that you want to remember your friends from. All you need are a bunch of friends, a fresh T-shirt and some paint and you are good to go. So, grab a bunch of your best of friends and the rest of the materials needed and let’s get this craft started.

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How to Make a Potato Heart Stamp

How to Make a Potato Heart StampI have a very unique craft for you today. I’m going to show you how to make a Potato Heart Stamp for Valentine’s Day. Yep, you read that right…. a stamp made from a potato. It is such a clever idea, isn’t it? And yet…. so simple. You can make Valentines pictures and Valentines Cards with your Potato Stamp. You will need a little help from an adult for this craft as it does call for a sharp knife. An adult will use the knife to cut the top of the potato off. So, make sure not to start this craft without an adult present. So, with that being said grab an adult and the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to make Decorated Pencils

In the last post I was talking about how 100 days of school will be arriving soon, and that got me thinking…. if you are almost at 100 days of school your pencils must be getting old and it is time for some new ones. Well, instead of just using the same old standard pencils for school… why not take it up a notch. Let’s make our pencils fancy and fun with some decorations. Today I’m going to show you how to make decorated pencils. The craft will be so much fun…. almost as much fun as these pencils will be to use. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Thread Painting Greeting Card

I am going to show you how to make a greeting card that is so unique from any other you have seen or made before. It uses a new technique called thread painting and it is so much fun. This greeting card is perfect for anytime of year and for any family or friend. They are sure to love it. So, let’s get started on this thread painting craft. Not only will you enjoy doing it…. the result of this craft is always a surprise.

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How to Make a Christmas Gift Bowl

Image089Today I’m going to show you how to make a bowl perfect for a Christmas gift. This bowl would make a special gift for your Mom, Grandma or Aunt this Christmas. It will mean so much to them and they will surely treasure it for years to come. You will simply take a plain glass or plastic bowl and use acrylic paint to paint a Christmas design on the front of the bowl. This craft will be a lot of fun…. almost as fun as it will be to give it as a gift this Christmas. So, let’s get started.

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How to Make a Handprint Hanukkah Menorah

How to Make a Handprint Hanukkah MenorahI have a great Hanukkah craft for the youngest of craft fans. Today I’m going to show you how to make a Handprint Hanukkah Menorah. This is a great craft to do with your young children. It’s an easy craft made from a little bit of paint and some paper. And, keep in the mind…. just because it is an easy craft shouldn’t take away from the fact that this craft is a ton of fun. So, grab your young kids and some paint and make this craft with me.

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How to make a Pet Rock

Pet Rocks became popular in the 1970’s. It would be our equivalent of the virtual pet. It really doesn’t do much. It sits and keeps you company. But, one thing is for sure…. they are always super cute. Today I’m going to show you how to make your very own Pet Rock. You don’t have to follow the craft word-for-word if you don’t want to…. feel free to use your own imagination to make your Pet Rock however you see fit.

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How to Make Handprint Turkeys – 4 Methods

use tempera paint to pain the palm and thumb of the child brownOne of the easiest and most effective ways to show children how to draw a Turkey is to have them trace their hand. That method was used when I was a child and they still do it now. Today I will show you 4 methods to make a Turkey…. all using the children’s handprint. Try all 4 methods and see which handprint turkey you like best. I can’t help myself…. I love them all.

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How to make a Monster Bookmark

Monsters can be scary, but some of them can be quite cute too. There is nothing to be frightened of with the cute ones…. actually, they are very friendly. In this post I will show you how to make a Monster Bookmark perfect for protecting over your spot when you are done reading. And, this monster might look quite cute, but he is plenty tough to make sure your reading spot stays safe.

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How to Make a Squash Ghost Decoration for Halloween

How to Make a Squash Ghost Decoration for HalloweenIf you are looking for a Halloween craft that is easy to do, doesn’t need much materials and is a great decoration…. then I have the perfect Halloween craft for you. In this post I will show you how to make a Squash Ghost Decoration for Halloween. And, as promised it doesn’t need many materials to make…. just a nice squash and some white and black paint. That’s it!!

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