Crafts for Kids

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Up-Cycled Valentine’s Day Tin

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Need something to put a few Valentine goodies in? Look around your house. You’re bound to find an old tin that you can use to make this Valentine’s Day tin. What You’ll Need Old tin Spray paint Decorative items Newspaper Glue What You’ll Do Go outside for this step. Cover the ground in newspaper and… Read more »

Ruffled Heart Magnet

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Make something special for Valentine’s Day. This ruffled heart magnet is just the thing for hanging pretty pictures, cards and more on the fridge. It’s also a great gift for teachers! What You’ll Need Round wooden discs (found at Lowe’s) Small magnets Hot glue Heart stickers Ribbon What You’ll Do Parents, carefully pleat and glue… Read more »

Earthy Wood Coasters

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Did you know that Lowe’s has craft wood, too! We found these circle wood pieces for pretty cheap. Here’s the craft we made with them. What You’ll Need Wood circle pieces Foam sheet Glue (preferably hot glue) Scissors Moss What You’ll Do Glue your circles to the foam sheet starting at the edge. We made… Read more »

Face Place Holders

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Here’s a fun craft for kids to do to make sure they have a spot at the dinner table. Not only will it keep the kids from fussing over who’s sitting in whose seat, it will also have them eager to come to the table for dinner as a family. What You Need Foam (skin… Read more »

Snowball Fight!

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Let’s face it … we will never get to see the rolling drifts of big, fluffy snow here in Middle Tennessee. We were denied such snow again. So many kids were excited with the prospect of tossing a few snowballs around. Well, since they can’t really have fun with what’s left outside, here’s something you… Read more »

A Festive New Year’s Eve!

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Many of you will be getting ready for a big party tonight while others may have something simple at home with their family alone. Either way you do it tonight, we want everyone to have a safe and FUN New Year’s Eve! To help with the festivities, here’s a fun idea to get your little… Read more »

Snowman Luminary

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This is a very simple and easy craft to do. What You’ll Need Snow in a can (spray) Black paper Hole punch Empty, clean mason jar Battery operated tealight What You’ll Do Hold the mason jar out from you and spray on the snow all over the outside of the jar. Punch holes in the… Read more »

Pop Up Christmas Card

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Here’s a fun Christmas craft for kids that will help cut back on the cost of buying a specialty card at boutiques. Be sure to check out the step-by-step pictorial guide at the bottom, too! What You’ll Need Two sheets of contrasting colors of paper Scissors Glue What You’ll Do Grab two sheets of paper… Read more »

Paper Snowflakes

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This is a timeless classic! It’s a fairly easy craft that even kids who use safety scissors can get in on the fun. Be sure to fold the paper in lots of different ways to see what you can come up with. What You’ll Need Paper Scissors What You’ll Do Fold the paper in half…. Read more »

Folded Christmas Tree

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Here’s a craft you can make with all the scrap pieces of wrapping paper you have left. You can also use the pictorial guide at the bottom to help. What You’ll Need Scrap pieces of paper Scissors What You’ll Do Take a piece of paper and fold it in half. Fold that piece of paper… Read more »