Posts Tagged ‘craft’

Hearts Are Always in Style January 5, 2015 No Comments

It may be too soon to buy into the hype of Valentine’s Day, but heart crafts never go out of style, and we think that this activity is PERFECT for kids and adults alike. All you need is some sort of wire, wire cutters or pliers, and yarn. Instructions are here.

Snowflakes for the Season December 23, 2014 No Comments

Keep busy little hands occupied this holiday season with these watercolor doily snowflakes. Or perhaps you like a little psychedelic in your life. Is Star Wars more up your alley? Try one or try them all. Whichever route you choose, your crafts will be fit for the season.

Felt Monsters Kids Can Create September 10, 2014 No Comments

Because monsters are always in style, we bring you the kind your kids can create with felt and maybe just a little glue, and that is all. THAT IS ALL. Fun for the whole fam with limited supplies. Make your own happy, sad, mean, crazy, silly, perfect monsters, and then spread the word so others [...]

Whimsical Wind Chimes July 23, 2014 No Comments

Not only are these wind chimes whimsical, but they are also completely recycled, and you can make them all by yourself. Just grab an empty Gatorade-ish bottle, acrylic paint, outdoor craft sealer, a paint brush, yarn or twine or fishing line (your choice!), beads, drink straws, buttons, a hole punch, and, well, then it is time [...]

Super Summer Stick People June 30, 2014 No Comments

Stick people are not just for drawing—they are also for MAKING. The experts over at Craftulate share a great tutorial for making a stick family out of, well, STICKS. You know, sticks you can find in your own backyard. Just add some googly eyes and some fabric and anything else to help adorn your crafty peeps. [...]

Rainbow Loom to the Rescue December 2, 2013 No Comments

TV and gaming be gone! There is a new addiction in town, and it is called the Rainbow Loom. For less than $20 at Michael’s (and you can probably buy elsewhere), you can invest in an activity that is sure to “hook” (ha!) your kids. The Rainbow Loom allows kiddos to create with little colored [...]

Friday Fun With Felt October 11, 2013 No Comments

October has got to be one of the more crafty months, what with Halloween going on and all. Giggle Magazine wants to help YOU get your craft on—the crew there shares some cool felt templates that are perfect for making spook-tacular buckets. Check out Frankie and Owl—they are free for the taking!

DIY Fall Leaves Garland November 1, 2012 No Comments

A Beautiful Mess Cut leaves, stitch, knot, and enjoy. That’s all there is to the simple project that results in adorable garland made from felt. A perfect classroom project or at-home activity for kids of all ages (although the younger ones should have an assistant for the actual stitching). If you give this a go, [...]

Clever Clover Craft August 24, 2012 No Comments

  Photo from Pinterest, originally pinned by Michelle Paul onto Hands On Life.

Get Crafty – Make an ABC Book March 9, 2009 No Comments

Grab some construction paper, a pair of scissors, a glue stick, a few old magazines, a box of crayons, a hole punch and some yarn and you’ve got the fixins’ to make a pretty snazzy alphabet book. Not only will your book serve as a clever craft made by you and your little ones, it [...]