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7 Insect Crafts for Kids to Make
Your kiddos are going to love these insect crafts that I’ve found around the web. Come see all 7 insect craft ideas for kids.
Make Spring Flower Yarn Art
We're crafting fun spring flower yarn art! Here's the step-by-step instructions to making yarn art shaped into pretty spring flowers!
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.
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.
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.
Step-by-Step Paper Mache Directions
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
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.
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.
Make Coffee Filter Flowers
We're ready for spring with our brightly colored coffee filter flowers! This is a fabulous kids craft to help decorate your home for spring.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cowboy Hat
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
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.
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.
Learn How to Decoupage
You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
50 Cute Craft Ideas Girls will Love
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
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.
College Survival Kit
Follow the instructions shared here and you can make a fun gift for someone you know who is getting ready to start college.
How to Make a Paper Mache Pinata
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
How to Make a Paper Mache Volcano
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
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 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!
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!
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.
Stepping Stone Concrete Tips
If you are planning on making your own stepping stones, read through these tips before you go buy concrete.
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!
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.
9 Steps to Making a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
To make a diaper cake, you need to roll several diapers! Page 4.
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!
50 Fun Craft Ideas Boys Will Love
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
Download and Print Dr. Seuss Activities
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
Fleece Tied Blanket
Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket using two pieces of fleece.
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.
How to Make Your Own Paint For Crafts
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
Tons of Free Crafts for Elementary School-Aged...
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
How to Make a Candy Letter for a Graduate
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a letter to give to a special graduate using candy bars.
Stepping Stone Pictures
Browse through this collection of photos featuring home-made garden stepping stones made by me and also visitors like you!
Cement or Concrete for Stepping Stones
Here is a list of cements and/or concretes you can use to make garden stepping stones.
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.
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.
Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
Family Activity: How to Make a Home Made Bouncy...
Learn how to make your own bouncy balls with just a few ingredients.
DIY: Make Birthday Goodie Bags
For a fun way to get my birthday kids involved in their party, they get to help make their birthday goodie bags that they give to their friends. Here's the step-by-step tutorial for making birthday goodie bags!
Use This (Free) Printable Star Pattern for...
Download and print out this star pattern you can use as a coloring page or a template.
Make This Easy Bakeable Clay Recipe
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
Try This Easy Paper Mache Pulp Recipe
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
Molds for Stepping Stones
Check out this list of molds you can use to make stepping stones.
Save Money with These Free Graduation Craft and...
What better way to celebrate a graduation than making these special crafts for parties, gifts, and decorations.
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.
Baseball Cap
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
Print Your Own Envelope with This Free Template
Download and print out this free envelope template.
Make Your Own Pinata with This Step-by-Step...
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
Save Money with This Simple Homemade Bubble...
A simple how to on making your own bubble mixture.
Try This Free, Printable Butterfly Coloring Page
Print out this free butterfly template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
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.
Flower Pictures to Color
Browse through this collection of coloring pages that offer a variety of beautiful flowers.
Make Your Own Greeting Cards with This Free...
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
Paper Tube Paint Stamps
These stamps make a perfect craft for almost any holiday, these paper tubes can be shaped into so many different stamps!
Homemade Gift Ideas for Teachers
These gift ideas are perfect way to say thank you to a favorite teacher at the end of a school year or to butter up a teacher at the beginning of the year.
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...
Printable Box Template
Here is a box for you to print and assemble! Makes a great gift box or even a block for kids.
Making Garden Stepping Stones? Don't Miss These...
Read through these tips before you start making your own stepping stones.
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.
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.
Pirate Hat Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a fun and easy pirate hat.
Rhubarb Leaf Stepping Stones
See a picture of garden stepping stones that Betty Yard made using rhubarb leaves. Page 20.
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.
Try This Cooked Paper Mache Paste Recipe for...
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
Print This Free Rainbow Coloring Page
Print out and color this picture of a Rainbow.
8 Sweet Spring Flower Crafts for Kids
There is nothing better than the smell of fresh spring florals. To celebrate spring and all of it’s loveliness, I’ve rounded up 8 sweet spring flower crafts to enjoy with your kids!
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.
How to Make a Paper Graduation Cap
Follow these directions and you can make a graduation cap big enough to wear.
Printable Certificates
Download and print out a variety of certificates you can give to everyone you know to show them how much you appreciate them.
Printable Father's Day Coupons
Here are some fun coupons you can print out to give to dad or any other special guy for Father's Day!
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.
Sun Bonnet/Straw Hat
Print out and color or decorate this sun bonnet or straw hat for your paper doll. Page 4.
Stacy's Garden Stepping Stone 1
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone submitted by Stacy Johnson. It features stones, beads, and handprints. Page 67.
Craft Supply Spotlight: Magnets
We're crafting with magnets in our craft supply spotlight today. Whether you're doing a science projects or making a craft, there are loads of fun things to make and do with magnets.
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!
American Flag Coloring Book Page
Print out and color or decorate this American Flag coloring book page.
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.
How to Make a Photo Collage
If you are looking for some inspiration for your collage craft, why not make a collage using photos.
Paper Mache Globe Craft
Find out how you can make a globe using paper mache techniques.
Egg Carton Sea Creature Crafts
Learn how to make several different sea creatures using egg cartons and some basic craft supplies.
How to Make Crafts Using Terra Cotta Pots
Find instructions to make a variety of crafts using terra cotta pots.
Mirror Chalkboard Craft
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
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.
7 Crafts to Make for the Family Dog
Get your kiddos together to make these 7 super fun crafts for your family dog!
Printable Certificates for Teachers
Create a fun certificate to give to someone special. Print out one or more of these free award certificates and give them as gifts or just because.
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.
How to Make a Bean Bag Toss Game
Have you ever heard of Cornhole? It is actually a really fun outdoor game played somewhat like horseshoes, except you throw bean bags at a 2' x 4' board,
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.
Tons of Free Printable Bingo Cards for Any...
Download and print out bingo game cards that feature a variety of different themes and designs.
How to Make Printable Candy Bar Wrappers
Learn how to make personalized candy bars. I made these printable candy bar wrappers to use as table decorations and favors at my daughter's high school graduation open house!
Make a Unique Ribbon Wreath with This...
Gather together all of the supplies you need to make this wreath. Page 2.
Rain Hat
Print out and color or decorate this rain hat for your paper doll. Page 5.
How to Make Your Own Stepping Stones
Here are some tips that will help you choose a mold for your homemade stepping stones.
Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint with This Easy...
Follow this recipe and learn how to make your own chalkboard paint.
15+ Creative, Homemade Graduation Gifts
If you are looking for special graduation gifts, why not make a special graduation gifts for everyone on your list.
Kids Will Love This Free, Printable Eye Mask...
Print out this simple mask and color or decorate it for any occassion.
How to Make A Pet Rock
Find out how you can create pet rocks with lots of character!
Check Out These Fun Recycled Crafts
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
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...
9 Frozen Birthday Party Ideas
We love the movie Frozen over at our house! We just can’t get enough of it. Throw your kids the best birthday party with these birthday party ideas!
Creative Homemade Gift Ideas for Everyone...
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
Homemade Costume Ideas for Halloween
Find instructions for making a large selection of costumes. Some of these costume ideas are fast and simple, some are a little more complex, but all of them are unique and inspiring!
Graduation Coloring Pages
Print out these free graduation related color pages and create your own special coloring book!
Paper Mache Pictures
Check out all of these pictures of amazing paper mache crafts and submit your own photos.
Sweet Father's Day Crafts for Preschoolers
Browse through this collection of crafts that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to try.
Super's Handprint Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone submitted by Jennifer Super. It features a handprint design along with glass bead embellishments. Page 106.
Fun and Easy Gift Ideas: How to Make Your Own...
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Simple Paper Pinwheel Craft
Use this free, printable template to make your pinwheel.
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!
How to Make Your Own 3D Glasses
You can download this printable 3-d glasses template as either a JPEG file or a PDF file.
Save Time and Money with These Creative...
If you are planning a birthday party, make this idea page your first stop.
World's Greatest Teacher Coloring Certificate
Print out this certificate and present it to a special Teacher. Page 5.
14 Steps to Creating Iris Fold Paper Crafts
Download one or all of these free iris folding templates.
Group Costume Ideas
Here are some fun group costume ideas for Halloween or any occasion. Most of these costume ideas can be used by anywhere from 1 to 10+ people.
Keep Everyone Happy With These Travel Games
If you are planning a family vacation, check out some of these fun activities ideas that you can bring along with you.
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.
Flower Pot Crafts
Check out all of these project sheets that will help you make crafts using flower pots.
Kid Craft Blog: Happy Hooligans
We're in LOVE with the kid crafty blog Happy Hooligans. We are featuring all sorts of crafts from this amazing resource to help you craft and get creative with kids.
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.
Bug Bingo Game Cards
Check out these free bingo game cards that have a bug theme.
Winter Stocking Cap
PD - Winter Stocking CapPrint out and color or decorate this winter stocking cap for your paper doll. Page 6.
Earth Quote Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone made by Vanessa in MO. It features a picture, flattened marbles, and a cute quote about Earth. Page 89.
Teacher of the Year Certificate
Print out this certificate and present it to a special Teacher. Page 2.
Pirate Eye Patch Craft
Discover how easy it is to make an eye patch using some craft foam and yarn.
Print These Cute Animal Bingo Game Cards
Download and print out free bingo game cards that all have an animal theme.
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.
Try This Recipe to Color Your Easter Eggs
Discover how easy it is to dye your Easter eggs using items you probably already have.
Celebrate Summer With These Fun Crafts
Try these free summer craft patterns and projects. Use many creative techniques and supplies to make a variety of summer related crafts including ice cream, sun catchers, sun dials, and much more.
Stepping Stone Embellishment Tips
Browse through this collection of tips and ideas to help you decorate your homemade stepping stones.
First Aid Kit Necklace Craft
Instructions for making a tiny first aid kit necklace using an empty film container, shared by MARY269.
Decorations and Embellishments for Stepping...
Here is a list of decorations and embellishments you can use to make stepping stones.
Nurse Survival Kit
This unique nurse survival kit makes a great gift for someone just finishing up with nursing school or even for someone who has been a nurse for a long time.
How to Make a Clay Volcano
Follow these instructions and you can make an erupting volcano using clay and some simple household items.
Make Your Own Simple Purse with This Easy...
Learn how easy it is to sew up a small purse or even two.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pinata
See a photograph of a great Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pinata, made by Sasa from Serbia. Page 7.
Headband
Print out and color or decorate this headband for your paper doll. Page 7.
Sunday School Coloring Pages
Download and print out several pictures that would be perfect to e for Sunday school or any occasion.
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.
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.
Printable Certificates for Dads
Create a fun certificate to give to someone special. Print out one or more of these free award certificates and give them as gifts or just because.
Car Search Simple Paper Games
Print out this Car Search game. A great game to bring along on long trips or car rides.
Blank Gift/Scrapbook Tag Template - Free,...
Print out this free template and make your own personalized tags.

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