Heart Tree Valentine’s Day Centerpiece

Wouldn’t it be lovely if Valentine’s grew on trees? This Valentine’s Day, grow your own tree of love when you craft this Heart Tree Valentine’s Day centerpiece.  Made from less than $5 worth of supplies, you can craft a tree just as you see here.  It is perfect for displaying in a vase on your Valentine’s Day table, or even for giving as a gift.  Here is how to get started making your own! Supplies Needed: Assorted Branches (look no further than your own backyard!) Foam Hearts (Sold at … [Read more...]

DIY Pumpkin Puppets

Want some easy and inexpensive fun this fall season? Take a look at these DIY pumpkin puppets, perfect for kids to act out Halloween finger plays or puppet shows. You only need a few supplies to make your own, so here is how you can get started! Supplies needed: Wooden craft sticks Orange craft paint Black marker Green pipe cleaners Scissors Hot glue, glue gun Paint brush Directions: Begin by applying two coats of orange paint to the craft sticks. Allow the paint to dry … [Read more...]

Mandarin Orange Jack-o-Lantern

Are you looking for the perfect way to add some Halloween charm to your child’s lunch box? If so, these mandarin orange jack-o-lanterns are the perfect craft. Easy to make and even easier to enjoy, this is a craft kids can get active with or you can include in their lunch as a surprise. Here is how you can get started crafting your own. Supplies Needed: Mandarin orange cups Black craft paper or foam Scissors Craft glue Optional: green craft foam Directions: Begin by cutting … [Read more...]

Spooky Ghost Clothespins

Children will love crafting their own spooky ghost clothespins just like the ones you see here. You can make them for just pennies each, and they are perfect to use as puppets, finger plays, or for hanging up artwork. Take a peek below at how to make your own spooky ghost clothespins. Supplies Needed: Wooden clothespins White craft paint Paint brush Black marker Directions: Begin by applying two coats of white paint to the clothespins. Let the coats dry in between. Once the paint … [Read more...]

Fabric Pumpkin Tutorial

Not all pumpkins need to be picked straight from the patch! In fact, you can make your own pumpkins right at home that will last you from year to year. Take a look below at how to craft a pretty fabric pumpkin like the one you see here, perfect for adorning your home for fall. Supplies Needed: One Roll of Toilet Paper Scrap Fabric (You will need approx. an 18 inch by 18 inch square.) Scissors Thick Twig or Tree Branch Directions: Begin by placing the roll of toilet paper in … [Read more...]

Wine Cork Pumpkin Garden Marker

Are you growing pumpkins this fall? Or perhaps you are looking for some fall themed yard décor. This DIY wine cork pumpkin patch marker is an easy way to add some fall fun to your yard. Made from items you may already have on hand, this wine cork pumpkin patch marker takes just minutes to craft and is even perfect for kids. Here is how you can get started! Supplies Needed: Wine CorkWood Craft StickOrange Craft PaintBlack MarkerGreen Pipe CleanerHot Glue, Glue Gun Directions: Begin by … [Read more...]

Flower Pot Pumpkin

It is the perfect time to start your fall and Halloween crafting, and this flower pot pumpkin is an easy way to get into the fall spirit. Using just a few supplies from your local craft store, it is an easy (and inexpensive!) way to add some fall décor to your home. Here is how you can get started making your own flower pot pumpkin! Supplies Needed: Small Terra Cotta Flower Pot Orange Craft Paint Paint Brush Brown or Green Pipe Cleaner Ribbon or String for … [Read more...]

Dr. Seuss Bookworm Craft for Kids

Do your children love Dr. Seuss? If so, why not create this Dr. Seuss bookworm craft for kids? You can make your own Dr. Seuss bookworm in just minutes, and when you are done your children will have a fuzzy pal to enjoy their books with. Here is how you can get started creating your own bookworm craft for kids. A Quick and Easy Craft for Kids to Make Reading Fun Supplies Needed: Wooden Craft Stick Assorted Red and Blue Pom Poms Googly Eyes Pipe Cleaners (Your Choice of Color - We … [Read more...]