Category: Crafts

Easter Basket to make with your Children

This year, make an Easter basket that your children will remember forever.  The video takes you step by step through the whole process. Enjoy!

Do you spend too much money on those fancy Cleaning Wipes?

Do you spend too much money on those fancy Cleaning Wipes?

We all love them.  They are easy and convenient.  They make cleaning up slick, but they are so expensive and full of harsh chemicals.  So what can you do?  Make them yourself! Homemade cleaning wipes are just as easy and convenient, but cost significantly less and contain only the cleaning compounds you select. These wipes […]

Do you have puzzles with missing pieces?

Do you have puzzles with missing pieces?

Don’t let the remaining pieces end up in a landfill, instead use them to make the craft projects below.

How to make Fleece Scarves

How to make Fleece Scarves

A few days ago I wrote about cold weather birthday parties and mentioned that a great party favor could be a scarf for each child in attendance.   I wanted to share two easy fleece scarf patterns with you.  These can be made with your child’s favorite character, animals, or in their favorite colors.  Any fleece […]

Handcrafted Thank You Gift Card

Handcrafted Thank You Gift Card

My children just received many great gifts for the holidays.  Now it is time to thank all the gift givers.  I could go out and purchase a box of thank you note cards, but that just seems so impersonal.  My children love to design cards and write notes to each other, so we have decided […]

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Great crafts sources

Lovely Felt Flowers

Homemade Liquid Soap

Homemade Liquid Soap

The main difference between liquid soap and bar soap is the lye. Bar soap uses Sodium Hydroxide and liquid soap uses Potassium Hydroxide. Otherwise, the warming-blending-sitting process is identical to bar soap. But after the night of rest in the “mould,” instead of cutting the bars, we add water and stir.

Valentines Pinata

Valentines Pinata

Add some fun to your Valentine party games this year with this easy to make, no-mess piñata. Bright and cheery pinks and reds dress up a plain paper grocery sack with no gooey paper mache to clean up!

Friendship Box

Friendship Box

Sometimes it’s not the actual gift but the message that it brings that is most cherished. This gift is great for showing how much your friends mean to you. Be sure to visit all of our Valentine’s Day crafts and main Valentine’s Day index.

Valentine Handprint Wall Hanging

Valentine Handprint Wall Hanging

Make this fun and colorful keepsake with your children’s hands! A little paint, construction paper and crepe paper streamers, and you have a festive wall hanging for the holiday of love.