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Try This Recipe to Color Your Easter Eggs
Discover how easy it is to dye your Easter eggs using items you probably already have.
How to Make Paper Mache Paste
This no-cook paper mache paste recipe is a good one to make with kids because it is easy to make and does not require heat.
100 Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas
Check out these instructions and learn how to make 100 easy gifts for a holiday, birthday, or any occasion. Using these ideas, you can give everyone you know a homemade gift this year.
Free Printable Calendars
Use these free, printable calendar templates and you can make your own calendars for this year and many others. You can also find creative ways to decorate those calendars.
Learn How to Make Paper Mache Paste
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a variety of paper mache pastes and pulps and also how to paper mache.
How to Make Decorate Easter Eggs
Find fun activities related to coloring Easter eggs. Ideas for decorating and coloring Easter eggs, crafts, games, and more.
7 Simple Sewing Projects Kids Can Make
Here are 7 sewing projects you can do with your kids - or they could try all by themselves. If you're ready for your child to start trying out using a sewing machine, here are a few projects to make, bookmarks, fabric bags, and flowers.
These Free, Printable Easter Bingo Game Cards...
Make this fun bingo game part of your Easter celebration.
Learn How To Paper Mache
You can easily learn how to make paper mache with these instructions. You will find some great paste recipes, step-by-step directions, project ideas, and many helpful hints.
Step-by-Step Paper Mache Directions
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
Bunny Easter Basket Craft
Follow these instructions and you can make a a bunny shaped easter basket using a paper plate.
Learn How to Make Your Own Pinata
You will be surprised to learn how easy it is to make a pinata using items you probably already have around your house.
10 Hippity Hoppity Easter Bunny Crafts
Hop right into Easter with these 10 hippity-hoppity Easter bunny crafts! All of these crafts are kid-friendly and easy to make.
Cowboy Hat
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
Make Easter Baskets
Learn how you can easily make Easter baskets. Browse through this collection of Easter basket crafts and make an Easter basket or two!
Printable Paper Doll Body
Print out and color or decorate this paper doll body cutout. A personalized paper doll is sure to make any kid happy.
Learn How to Decoupage
You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
8 Easter Egg Kids Crafts
I’ve found 8 Easter egg crafts that are simple to make with your little ones! These are great crafts that you’ll want to do year after year!
How to Make a Paper Mache Pinata
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
Easy Easter Crafts and Activities
Find many fun Easter crafts, games, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate Easter.
Kid Will Love Making These Fun and Easy Marbled...
Discover how easy it is to make marbleized Easter eggs using food coloring, vinegar, and oil.
30+ Crafts Your Teen is Gonna Love!
Some teens may claim they don't like crafting, but I bet some of these projects will motive them to get creative.
How to Make Stepping Stones For Your Garden
Follow these instructions and learn how to make step stones. Here are basic techniques, a supply list, and even great pictures to help you make your own personalized garden stepping stones.
A Cute and Quirky Flower Pot DIY for Your Garden
Follow these instructions and find out how to make a flower pot man for your garden.
50 Cute Craft Ideas Girls will Love
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
Printable Paper Dolls
You can download, print out, and color all of these paper dolls and then have some fun coloring them in and cutting them out.
15 Crafts Kids Can Do in 10-Minutes
If you are looking for a fast and easy craft for kids, browse through this collection of projects.
9 Step-by-Step Instructions to Basic Tie-Dye
Learn how to tie-dye! Here are basic tie-dye techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
How to Make Garden Stepping Stones in 9 Simple...
Follow these step-by-step directions and learn how to make your own garden stepping stones.
6 Rainy Day Crafts Kids Can Do Indoors
These crafts will have your kids creating and having fun all rainy day long! Here are 6 Rainy Day Crafts Kids Can Do Indoors!
How to Make a Paper Mache Volcano
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
Download and Print Dr. Seuss Activities
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
How to Plan a Dr. Seuss-Themed Baby Shower
Find directions for making a variety of baby shower supplies and games all with a Dr. Seuss theme.
How to Make Paper Mache Base Forms and Molds
You can use many items you have laying around your house for paper mache. Check out this list and start creating!
Easy Easter Crafts for Preschoolers
Browse through this collection of Easter crafts that are great for preschoolers.
9 Steps to Making a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
To make a diaper cake, you need to roll several diapers! Page 4.
Fleece Tied Blanket
Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket using two pieces of fleece.
How to Make a Paper Mache Mask
This craft tutorial teaches you how to make a paper mache mask using your own face as a mold.
8 Techniques to Dye Your Easter Eggs
If you are looking for a fun and unique way to dye your eggs for Easter, check out all of these ideas.
How to Make a 'Boo-Boo' Bunny
Use these step-by-step directions to craft a bunny using a wash rag and a few other supplies.
6 Rainbow Projects Kids Will Love
Rainbows are colorful, happy, and so much fun to craft! Bring the outdoors inside with these 6 rainbow projects that kids will love! Display them in your house for colorful decor that will brighten up any room. These crafts are the perfect way to start celebrating St. Patrick’s Day!
Make Your Own Bean Bag with This Easy Guide
Follow these instructions to learn how to make bean bags. This is a great, simple sewing project!
Easy Fundraiser and Bazaar Crafts
If you are looking for ideas for crafts to make to sell at fundraisers and bazaars, check out all of these easy projects.
50 Fun Craft Ideas Boys Will Love
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
Make Your Own Coloring Book with These Free,...
Find out where you can get the best; free coloring book pages; and, also, tips for printing and making your own coloring books.
Print This Free Rainbow Coloring Page
Print out and color this picture of a Rainbow.
How to Make Your Own Paint For Crafts
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
15 Ways to Craft with Paper Tubes
With Earth Day coming next month, it's time to start saving up all your paper towel rolls and toilet paper rolls for crafting! There are so many fun ways to craft with these paper tubes! Here are 15 fun and imaginative ways you can craft with paper tubes with kids!
How to Press and Dry Your Flowers
Learn how to save your colorful flowers by drying or pressing them. Great for crafts, decorations, and gifts!
Celebrate Special Days With These Calendars
Use this holiday calendar to find creative ideas to help you celebrate many usual and unusual holidays for every month of the year.
Tons of Free Crafts for Elementary School-Aged...
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Own...
Learn how to make garden stepping stones. Here is a list of supplies you will need to make your stepping stones.
What Exactly Is Paper Mache Paste, and What Is...
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache Paste' - a liquid adhesive usually made using flour and water...
Try This Free, Printable Butterfly Coloring Page
Print out this free butterfly template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
Baseball Cap
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
Try This Easy Paper Mache Pulp Recipe
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
Make Your Own Pinata with This Step-by-Step...
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
Leaf-Shaped Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone made by Carol Jones. The mold for these leaf-shaped stones were actual Hosta and Rhubarb leaves. Page 86.
Creative Easter Snacks and Treats
If you are looking for a fun and creative Easter treat, take a look at this collection of recipes you can try.
How to Make Tie-Dyed Easter Eggs
Try this easy method for decorating your hard boiled or blown out eggs to get a tie-dyed effect.
Make This Easy Bakeable Clay Recipe
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
Try This Cooked Paper Mache Paste Recipe for...
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
Printable Box Template
Here is a box for you to print and assemble! Makes a great gift box or even a block for kids.
How to Make Crayon Resist Easter Eggs
Use crayons to make pictures, designs, and words on your eggs before you dye them.
Stepping Stone Concrete Tips
If you are planning on making your own stepping stones, read through these tips before you go buy concrete.
Make Your Own Greeting Cards with This Free...
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
Print This Free Cross Coloring Page or Pattern...
Print out and color or decorate this coloring book page featuring cross.
Flower Pictures to Color
Browse through this collection of coloring pages that offer a variety of beautiful flowers.
8 Terrorificly Fun Dinosaur Crafts
Kids love dinosaurs! There are so many things you can do with dinosaurs. You can craft them, use them as a theme for a birthday party, or use them for play time.
Print Your Own Envelope with This Free Template
Download and print out this free envelope template.
14 Steps to Creating Iris Fold Paper Crafts
Download one or all of these free iris folding templates.
30 (Free) Print-Your-Own Easter Coloring Pages
Whether you want to make an Easter coloring book or just print out one page, check out all of these printable pictures.
Check Out These Fun Recycled Crafts
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
Make Your Own Paper Lantern with This Easy...
This paper lantern is easy to make and can be embellished to match any decor or to suit any occassion.
How to Make Easter Egg Critters
Use these suggestions to decorate your hard boiled or blown out eggs to look like fun people and animals.
Plastic Egg Crafts
Here is a collection of plastic egg crafts for you to make and enjoy.
Sun Bonnet/Straw Hat
Print out and color or decorate this sun bonnet or straw hat for your paper doll. Page 4.
Make Any Collage in 4 Easy Steps
Learn how easy it is to make a collage and explore several inspirational collage projects you can create yourself.
Save Money with This Simple Homemade Bubble...
A simple how to on making your own bubble mixture.
How to Make a Paper Mache Easter Egg Pinata
Follow these instructions and learn how to make an Easter egg using paper mache techniques.
Make a Unique Ribbon Wreath with This...
Gather together all of the supplies you need to make this wreath. Page 2.
Fun Crafts Toddlers and Preschoolers Will Love
If you are looking for craft projects that work well for toddlers and preschoolers, check out all of these tutorials.
Stepping Stone Pictures
Browse through this collection of photos featuring home-made garden stepping stones made by me and also visitors like you!
Tons of Free Printable Bingo Cards for Any...
Download and print out bingo game cards that feature a variety of different themes and designs.
Large Leaf-Shaped Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone made by Carol Jones. This stone was made using a large rhubarb leaf as the mold. Page 87.
Use This (Free) Printable Star Pattern for...
Download and print out this star pattern you can use as a coloring page or a template.
Molds for Stepping Stones
Check out this list of molds you can use to make stepping stones.
Mirror Chalkboard Craft
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
Tweens Will Love These Fun Craft Projects
Browse through a collection of craft projects that may appeal to kids that are between 11 and 14 years old.
Make this Fun Leprechaun Craft With Your Kids
Use the suggestions and tips here to build your own leprechaun trap and then share a picture of your design to be published here.
Fun and Easy Gift Ideas: How to Make Your Own...
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Cement or Concrete for Stepping Stones
Here is a list of cements and/or concretes you can use to make garden stepping stones.
4 Tips for Watercoloring With Kids
You are set with all the steps for storage and management of watercoloring with little ones, here are 6 watercolor crafts you can do with kids!
What is Paper Mache Pulp?
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache Pulp' - a thick mixture used for adding details and dimension to paper mache project...
Printable Coupons Make a Special Gift for Loved...
Follow these instructions and use these printable templates to create fun coupon books you can give to everyone you know.
Googly Eye Kids Craft Ideas
Googly eyes are such a fun material to use and create with! Since they come in several different sizes, there are many crafty possibilities using googly eyes!
Try This Free, Fun and Printable Dr. Seuss...
Download and print out this free Dr. Seuss book trivia game.
Rain Hat
Print out and color or decorate this rain hat for your paper doll. Page 5.
21 Awesome Mother's Day Gifts You Can Make...
If you are looking for ideas for homemade gifts to make for a special lady for Mother's Day, check out all of these craft projects.
Creative Homemade Gift Ideas for Everyone...
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
Paper Mache Globe Craft
Find out how you can make a globe using paper mache techniques.
Rhubarb Leaf Stepping Stones
See a picture of garden stepping stones that Betty Yard made using rhubarb leaves. Page 20.
Peeps Crafts and Recipes
Learn how to make a variety of fun crafts and recipes using Peeps candies.
How to Make Crafts Using Terra Cotta Pots
Find instructions to make a variety of crafts using terra cotta pots.
How to Make Ice Cream From Snow
Learn how you can make your own ice cream out of snow.
Craft Idea: Turn CDs into Cute Animals
Find out how to make a bunny using a CD and a few other supplies.
How to Make Your Own 'Soft and Squishy' Puffy...
Kim Rife explains how to create your own 'soft and squishy' paint that is not only fun to paint with but looks cool once it dries.
Save Time and Money with These Creative...
If you are planning a birthday party, make this idea page your first stop.
Mosaic Beloved Pet Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone made by Garla Johnson. It is a memorial for a special pet. Page 88.
Free Easter Bunny Craft Ideas
Follow the directions and patterns shared here and you can craft up a variety of Easter bunnies.
Crafting Glitter Easter Coloring Pages
Add a little glitz and glam to your Easter Coloring Pages! Make a few of these to decorate the house for Easter or gift them to your friends and loved ones for a fun and fancy Easter day surprise! Here are the step-by-step instructions to craft glitter Easter coloring pages!
Easy DIY Gift: Cookie Mix in a Jar
These cookie mixes in mason jars complete with recipes were big hits with everyone on our gift giving list!
Create a Strong, Durable Resin Paper Mache...
This paper mache paste dries to a very hard finish to make your finished projects more durable.
Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint with This Easy...
Follow this recipe and learn how to make your own chalkboard paint.
Finger Crochet for Kids
Learn to finger crochet with kids and make all sorts of fun projects with yarn. It's easy to learn and fun to create. Have fun with finger crochet!
Earth Coloring Page
Print out this free Earth picture and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
11 Helpful Tips for Better Paper Mache Projects
Find many helpful tips you will want to read through before you start on a paper mache project.
Pirate Hat Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a fun and easy pirate hat.
Celebrating May Day With Crafts
Find several fun and creative ways you can celebrate May Day this year.
How to Make a Stress Ball
A simple how-to on making a stress ball out of a balloon. This squishable craft makes a fun gift! Difficulty: Average. Time Required: 20 minutes.
Printable Easter Cards
Make your own cards to send out to special people for Easter! They are easy to print and make and they are free. You can even make your own envelope and other matching Easter supplies using my printable templates.
Try These Unique Crafts for Your Yard or Patio
If you are looking for a fun craft you can use as an outdoor decoration, check out all of these tutorials.
Simple Paper Pinwheel Craft
Use this free, printable template to make your pinwheel.
How to Make Tissue Paper Dyed Easter Eggs
Dee explains how you can color your Easter eggs using pieces of tissue paper and water.
April Holidays in 2013
Long list of holidays and special days celebrated in April 2013.
Making Garden Stepping Stones? Don't Miss These...
Read through these tips before you start making your own stepping stones.
Paper Mache Ideas
If you are looking for inspiration and instructions for making a paper mache project, check out all of these ideas complete with instructions.
Flower Pot Coloring Page
Print out and color or decorate this flower pot coloring book page.
Your Kids Will Love These Printable Alphabet...
Print and color alphabet pictures, and use them to make a collage, coloring book, or other creative projects.
Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft
Find out how you can craft colorful butterflies using coffee filters, food coloring, and clothespins. You can hang these in a window or a tree.
Book Review: Happy Handmade
Happy Handmade is a kid crafty book collaboration of 18 craft bloggers, bringing you the best in kids craft projects and ideas.
Car Search Simple Paper Games
Print out this Car Search game. A great game to bring along on long trips or car rides.
Paper Mache Pictures
Check out all of these pictures of amazing paper mache crafts and submit your own photos.
Try This Cute Candy Flower Project
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a rose bud using two candy Kisses and a few other supplies.
What is Paper Mache
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache' - A crafting technique which uses pieces of paper...
Make Your Own Simple Purse with This Easy...
Learn how easy it is to sew up a small purse or even two.
How to Make a Photo Collage
If you are looking for some inspiration for your collage craft, why not make a collage using photos.
Easter Place Cards
Print out and make personalized place cards for your next Easter dinner or other Easter event! They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
Winter Stocking Cap
PD - Winter Stocking CapPrint out and color or decorate this winter stocking cap for your paper doll. Page 6.

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