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What Unusual Holidays Are in February?
Find out what special events are celebrated during the entire month of February 2013.
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.
Check Out These Free Printable Valentine's Day...
You can download and print out these bingo game pieces to play at your next Valentine's Day party.
Homemade Valentine Gift Ideas
This year, you can give your Valentine a homemade gift on February 14th.
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.
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.
Step-by-Step Paper Mache Directions
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
Make a Unique Ribbon Wreath with This...
Follow these instructions and you can create your own personalized wreath using ribbon.
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.
50 Cute Craft Ideas Girls will Love
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
Try This Free, Cute and Printable Heart...
Print out this free heart template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
Learn How to Decoupage
You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
February 2013 Calendar of Events
Find out what holidays, special events, and birthdays are celebrated in the month of February. Plus, find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities to help you celebrate.
Fleece Tied Blanket
Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket using two pieces of fleece.
Download and Print Dr. Seuss Activities
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
Make These Cute Valentine Boxes to Store Cards...
Find several crafts you can make and use to collect Valentine's Day cards and treats in.
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.
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.
Mardi Gras Activities and Crafts
Explore a variety of fun crafts and activities you can do to help celebrate Mardi Gras with your family.
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!
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.
How to Make Ice Cream From Snow
Learn how you can make your own ice cream out of snow.
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.
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.
Celebrate Dr Seuss Birthday in March
Find fun ways to celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday in March.
Fun Valentine's Day Craft Ideas and Activities
Find many fun crafts, games, gift ideas, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate Saint Valentine's Day.
Cowboy Hat
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
10 Valentine's Day Class Party Ideas
Are you hosting a Valentine's day party? Maybe a classroom party with your child's class? Then I have the ideas for you! Everything from crafts and games to stories and sweet treats!
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!
Super Bowl Crafts and Activities
Root your favorite football team to a victory with the help of these fun crafts and activities.
Printable Valentine's Day Designs
Print out and make personalized boxes for your next Saint Valentine's Day party or other Valentine's Day event! They can even be used for wrapping small gifts. They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
Tons of Free Printable Bingo Cards for Any...
Download and print out bingo game cards that feature a variety of different themes and designs.
50 Fun Craft Ideas Boys Will Love
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
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.
Print Your Own Envelope with This Free Template
Download and print out this free envelope template.
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.
February Holidays in 2013
Long list of holidays and special days celebrated in February 2013.
Sweet Heart Paper Chain
Make a heart paper chain for Valentine's Day! This is a fun activity to do with children who might want to count down the days until the Valentine's holiday.
Valentine Printables
If you are looking for a fast and easy project for Valentine's Day, check out all of these printable crafts and activities.
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.
Use This (Free) Printable Star Pattern for...
Download and print out this star pattern you can use as a coloring page or a template.
How to Make a Paper Mache Volcano
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
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.
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 a Paper Mache Mask
This craft tutorial teaches you how to make a paper mache mask using your own face as a mold.
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.
9 Steps to Making a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
Follow along with the directions in this step-by-step tutorial and learn how easy it is to make a diaper cake you can use as a baby shower decoration or gift.
Tons of Free Crafts for Elementary School-Aged...
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
Printable Valentines
You can download and print out Valentine's Day cards for the classroom or to give to your friends and family. Choose from a variety of fun designs.
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.
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 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.
Paper Plate Heart Pocket
Find out how to create a heart-shaped pocket using a few paper plates. This is perfect for collecting Saint Valentine's Day cards and/or holding treats.
Jesus Loves Me Coloring Page
Print out and color or decorate this coloring book page featuring a heart that says "Jesus Loves Me".
How to Make a Mail Box Out of a Shoe Box
Learn how to make a mailbox out of an old shoebox that the kids will have a lot of fun playing with.
10 Cute Birdie Kids Crafts
These 10 bird crafts for kids will help brighten your family’s day! They are all super simple to make using supplies that you might already have around your house.
Make Your Own Greeting Cards with This Free...
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
5 Family-Friendly Winter Activities
These 5 family-friendly winter crafts will keep your family busy and having fun all winter long!
Valentine's Day Bag Templates
Print out and make personalized favor bags for your next Saint Valentine's Day party or other Valentine's Day event! They can also be used for wrapping gifts. They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
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.
Fortune Cookie Craft
Discover how easy it is to make a little fortune cookie our of felt.
Try This Easy Paper Mache Pulp Recipe
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
Make This Easy Bakeable Clay Recipe
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
How to Make a Paper Mache Pinata
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
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.
14 Steps to Creating Iris Fold Paper Crafts
This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how easy it is to make your own iris folding projects.
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.
Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
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, Fun and Printable Dr. Seuss...
Download and print out this free Dr. Seuss book trivia game.
How to Make Your Own Paint For Crafts
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
Dog Printable Valentine's Day Card
Print out and make this free printable Valentine's Day card featuring a dog design.
Make Your Own Pinata with This Step-by-Step...
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
Try This Cooked Paper Mache Paste Recipe for...
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
Kids Will Love This Free, Printable Eye Mask...
Print out this simple mask and color or decorate it for any occassion.
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.
Animal Themed Printable Valentines
Print out this set of free printable Valentines featuring animal designs. These printable Valentines are perfect for kids to use for classroom Valentines Day parties or other group events.
Baseball Cap
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
Handprint Mask Craft
Find out how to create a unique mask using your own hand prints and a few other supplies through this series of directions and images.
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.
Flower Pictures to Color
Browse through this collection of coloring pages that offer a variety of beautiful flowers.
Make a Valentine's Day Card in 10 Easy Steps
Check out this collection of simple suggestions you can use to create a special card for your Valentine.
9 Pine Cone Kids Crafts
Pinecones are everywhere this time of year. Go to your backyard, a park, or the forest and collect a few pinecones for these kids crafts. These pinecone crafts are super easy, super cute, and super fun! Here are 9 Pine Cone Kids Crafts!
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.
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!
Print This Free Rainbow Coloring Page
Print out and color this picture of a Rainbow.
Hockey Player Survival Kit Gift
Create this fun gag gift for any hockey player or coach. A great way to start the season or a great end-of-the-season or Christmas gift.
Paper Mache Globe Craft
Find out how you can make a globe using paper mache techniques.
Craft Idea: Turn CDs into Cute Animals
Find out how to make a variety of animals, bugs, and even birds using unwanted CDs and some basic craft supplies.
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.
9 Heart-tastic Crafts for Kids
Celebrate this holiday of love with your kids by creating these 9 heart-tastic crafts. You can make hearts out of paper, pipe cleaners, and rocks!
How to Make a Valentine Mailbox
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a Valentine's Day card mailbox using an empty laundry detergent box and a few other supplies.
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.
Mirror Chalkboard Craft
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
DIY: Craft a Felt Bean Bag
Craft up a few of these fun felt bean bags for a kids craft day! These are perfect for kids to help with. They will love to help make their felt shape and fill it full with dry beans.
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.
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.
Heart Crafts
Whether you are looking for a craft to make for Valentine's Day or just because, check out all of these craft projects that include hearts.
Make This Fun Shoe Box Guitar
Show your kids how they can transform an old shoe box and a paper towel roll into a fun guitar.
Make This Adorable Heart Penguin Craft for...
Learn how you can craft an adorable penguin out of hearts.
What is a Tagboard?
Definition of the crafting term 'Tagboard' - A lightweight cardboard suitable for making signs and posters. It comes in a variety of...
Blank Gift/Scrapbook Tag Template - Free,...
Print out this free template and make your own personalized tags.
Make Your Own Simple Purse with This Easy...
Learn how easy it is to sew up a small purse or even two.
Create a Strong, Durable Resin Paper Mache...
This paper mache paste dries to a very hard finish to make your finished projects more durable.
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.
Pirate Hat Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a fun and easy pirate hat.
Print These Cute Animal Bingo Game Cards
Download and print out free bingo game cards that all have an animal theme.
How to Make a Photo Collage
If you are looking for some inspiration for your collage craft, why not make a collage using photos.
Cat Printable Valentine's Day Card
Print out and make this free printable Valentine's Day card featuring a cat design.
Paper Mache Death Star Pinata
See a photograph of a Paper Mache pinata that looks like the Death Star from Star Wars, made by Joey Lopez. Page 21.
Print This Free Four Leaf Clover Coloring Page
Print out this free four leaf clover template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
Sun Bonnet/Straw Hat
Print out and color or decorate this sun bonnet or straw hat for your paper doll. Page 4.
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.
Try This Free, Printable Butterfly Coloring Page
Print out this free butterfly template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
Print These Special Family Coupons to Give as...
Here are some black and white coupons you can print out to give as gifts.
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 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.
Creative Homemade Gift Ideas for Everyone...
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
Punny Valentine Card
Follow these instructions and you can create your own corny Valentine's Day cards.
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!
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!
Printable Saint Patrick's Day Bingo Cards
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by making and playing this fun bingo game.
Free Printable Dr. Seuss Bingo Cards for Any...
Download, make, and enjoy playing this fun bingo game related to Dr. Seuss.
Heart Themed Printable Valentines
Print out this set of free printable Valentines featuring heart designs. Here are 8 printable Valentines with a heart theme.
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...
Mosaic Supplies and Tools
No matter how fancy or simple you want your mosaic to be, there are four main supplies you need; Base, Tessarae, Adhesive and Grout.
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.
Valentine Coloring Pages
Download these free coloring pages and print them out for Valentine's Day. You can hang them up for decorations or make your own coloring book.
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.
Print These Funny Holiday Calendar Pages for 2014
Download and print calendar pages that feature a collection of fun and unique holidays.
Stepping Stone Concrete Tips
If you are planning on making your own stepping stones, read through these tips before you go buy concrete.
Paper Plate Mask Craft
Find out how to create a fun mask using a paper plate and a few other supplies.
Clay Pot Frog Craft
This cute little frog is easy to make using a clay pot and a few basic craft supplies.
Check Out These Fun Recycled Crafts
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
11 Fun Craft Activities for St. Patrick's Day
Find many fun crafts, games, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate Saint Patrick's Day.
Stepping Stone Pictures
Browse through this collection of photos featuring home-made garden stepping stones made by me and also visitors like you!
Easy Crafts for Kindergarteners
If you are looking for a craft project to do with a 4 to 6 year old, browse through this list and choose a few to try.
How to Create a Story Sack
Learn how to create your own story sacks. Make a story sack for several different books and watch how they help to encourage your kids to read.
Free Craft Supplies
Check out these free offers for craft supplies and other items you can use to make crafts.
Make Your Own Masks with These Craft Ideas
Browse this this collection of crafts and learn how to make masks using everything from paper to plastic jugs.
Craft Supply Spotlight: Puffy Paint
There are a lot of ways to use puffy paint to make your crafts really pop. Here are 10 ways to get creative with the craft supply puffy paint!
Blank Place Card Template - Free, Printable...
Print out this free template and make your own personalized place cards for your table.
Personalized Paper Dolls
This craft is featured in chapter 12 of the About.com Guide to Family Crafts book. Page 9.
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.
DIY: Thumbprint Love Bug Cards
The kids will love to stamp up these cute Love Bug cards! They are perfect for Valentine's day to make for loved ones. Even a classroom party craft or for your classmates as a Valentine.
Fun and Easy Gift Ideas: How to Make Your Own...
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Earth Coloring Page
Print out this free Earth picture and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
Rain Hat
Print out and color or decorate this rain hat for your paper doll. Page 5.
Saint Valentine's Day Heart Pocket
Find out how to create a heart-shaped pocket which is perfect for collecting Saint Valentine's Day cards. Personalize it by using your favorite embellishments and craft techniques.
Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint with This Easy...
Follow this recipe and learn how to make your own chalkboard paint.

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