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Mother’s Day Craft for Kids to Make: Tissue Paper Flowers

Henry and I had a little fun making some tissue paper flowers! We made two different types of tissue paper flowers for my mom’s Mother’s Day craft that kids can make! Tissue Paper Flowers on Contact Paper: Henry got to work cutting up different colors of tissue paper [sneaking in some scissors practice]. I had tissue paper […]

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Birch Tree Art & Help Reforest for Arbor Day

Since it’s too cold still in Iowa to plant a tree for Arbor Day, we’re making tree art by painting a tree! Also for Arbor Day, Murphy’s Oil Soap is sponsoring this post and doing a fun repinning contest on Pinterest! The details are below on how to enter and what you could win! This […]

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26 New Ways to Decorate Those Easter Eggs!

Take a break from all the spring crafts you’re making with the kids and make some Easter eggs! Holy cow there are a lot of ways to decorate Easter eggs! From homemade natural dyes to decoupaging to using your hot glue gun! Branch out your ways of decorating Easter Eggs with one of these 26 new creative ideas! We’ve […]

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How to Paper Mache: Make a Bunny Easter Craft

How to paper mache and make a Bunny for an Easter craft from Spanish4Kiddos! I’ve never paper mache’d with the kids, so I’m excited for this tutorial! And what a fun Easter craft to do!   Easter can be a great time to get together with family and friends. And it can be more fun […]

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Painting with Eggs & Rolling Balls

Gets the kids moving and creative at the same time while painting with eggs. Just the plastic Easter egg kind, not real ones! [Though that brings an idea...] It’s sometimes hard to do a toddler art activity when all they do is just sit and create. Henry is particularly this way. That’s why big art is […]

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36 Spring Crafts for Kids That Are Simple

Get in the mood for spring with some simple spring crafts for kids to make! Simple spring crafts, including rainbows, flowers and the spring holidays!

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St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Wreath

We’ve been having some fun with St. Patrick’s Day crafts and decorating the house with plenty of rainbows and shamrocks! We added to the collection with a shamrock wreath to display. Henry and I made a wreath like this before for Valentine’s Day. This time we made it with shamrocks and green and orange colors […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Bubble Wrap Printed Shamrock

Get creative and paint some shamrocks as a St. Patrick’s Day craft using bubble wrap! Packaging almost always gets reused in this house before it gets recycled or trashed. Before we made our Bubble Pop Roads, Henry made a print with the bubble wrap [or 'pops']. I’m loving that St Patrick”s is coming up because I can […]