Tag: crafts with kids

Thrifty Thursday: Fun with Shrinky Dinks

I have a new crafting obsession. I have discovered Shrinky Dinks! Never heard of it? Well, let me just tell you how awesome it is. You see, when you buy it, it’s merely a sheet of thin plastic “paper.” However, when you put it in the oven, it magically shrinks and thickens. It’s great for all sorts

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Thrifty Thursday: Colorful Coasters

Well folks, it’s that time of year again. April showers bring… time for crafts! Last week my three-year-old and I had a great time creating our very own coasters. I am by no means a neat freak but one thing I CANNOT stand are water rings left under glasses and when I came across an

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Thrifty Thursday: Spooktacular Votive Holders

This is a fun craft that I actually did with a group of my girlfriends after a few of us had our first babies. I decided to put my large collection of baby food jars to good use by hosting a get together to make some frugal Halloween decorations. What you will need: Mod Podge Orange & White Streamers Black

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Create it Saturday: Toilet Paper Pumpkin

Well, the good thing is that just by reading the title of this post, you know you have at least one of the things needed to make this fun fall craft…that’s right…toilet paper! Fall is definitely my favorite season and this super easy-to-make pumpkin definitely looks great as my new dining room table centerpiece. It’s the perfect festive accent

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Create it Saturday: A Very Hungry Caterpillar of Your Own

My daughter loves being read to and reading books (in her own words) to us – which I find absolutely adorable! One of her favorites is The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. She received the book and stuffed animal caterpillar to go along with it for her first birthday. I had seen the idea for creating

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