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How to Make Paper Clay

How to Make Paper Clay

Paper clay is a cheater’s way to create paper mache projects with less work and less mess. I’ve never used paper clay before, but after seeing this super simple tutorial from Dahlhart Lane, I definitely want to give it a try.

Back to School Cereal Box Notebook

Back to School Cereal Box Notebooks

Moleskine notebooks are super handy for keeping track of assignments and jotting down other little to-dos throughout the school day. Sure, you can buy pre-made paper moleskines, but wouldn’t your kid be more inclined to use a mini notebook that he helped you make? These simple little notebooks from Creme De La Crafts are colorful and feature a cute button closure, too!

Edible paint idea - use frozen berries! Fun kid idea

Edible Paint Idea: Berry Paintings

I am a huge fan of edible paint ideas (especially for small kids, under age 2 — they still put   Read More »

DIY Cloud Dough Recipe

DIY Colored Cloud Dough

Cloud dough is a soft, fluffy, moldable powder that is fun for kids to play with. Over at Kix Creativity   Read More »

DIY Cute cardboard house

Make an Adorable Cardboard House

When is a box not just a box? When it’s an adorable box decorated to look like a house! Check   Read More »

Recycled rainbow craft for kids

Recycled Rainbow Craft for Kids

Spread a little rainbow cheer with this cute rainbow mobile we made out of recycled cereal boxes and stuff from   Read More »

Kids Craft: Make a Bee Condo - how kids can help save our honeybee populations!

Kids Craft: Bee Condo (Save the Bees!)

Declining honeybee populations are a real concern — bees help pollinate a huge percentage of our foods, so without them,   Read More »

Make a rain stick out of a recycled paper tube - kids' craft from dollarstoremom.com

Recycled Musical Craft: Paper Tube Rainstick

Don’t be bored? Make a joyful noise (and a pleasant one) with this do-it-yourself Rain Stick craft made of recycled   Read More »

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Tutorial: Popsicle Stick Flag Patriotic Craft

I love finding projects that I can make with my 5 year old son.  We had a huge, I mean   Read More »

10 Awesome Beach Crafts

10 Beach Crafts for Summer

Do you have a beach trip in the works, or are you going for more of a staycation-type summer? Keep your kids busy at with some fun beach-inspired crafts, whether you’re hitting the coast or not.