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DIY Nature Resist Fabric

This is a fun one for kids and adults alike! Use things you find in nature to make a pattern on some pre-washed cotton fabric. Next use a fabric spray paint (I used one from Tulip) and spray over your pattern from directly above. I kept the spray paint about a foot above my leaves and flowers ...
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Sidewalk Chalk Paint Recipes

This has been a long and icy Winter. Spring is finally peeking it's happy, green head around the corner and I am SO ready to get the kids playing outside again...yes! What better way to encourage creativity in the sunshine than making an endless supply of sidewalk chalks and paints. Here are three excellent DIY sidewalk ...
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Make a Heart Stamp From A Toilet Paper Roll

Michelle shared this adorable and little kid-friendly craft idea on her blog, Rust and Sunshine. Use old toilet paper rolls to create perfect heart-shaped stamps! She shows how to shape the stamp and use tape to secure it. (As well as her completely adorable little guy using the stamps!) You can use these to keep a ...
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Crafting With Boys

I have 3 boys. They are all creative in their own ways (I think the baby is anyway!) But not all of them like to craft. I always wondered why...isn't it just a lame gender stereotype? I've always taught my kids they can play any way they want to...dolls, purses, pink things...nothing is off limits just ...
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What to do with bored kids

Every time I go to the craft store, dollar store, or even sometimes the grocery store, I grab a couple of mini craft kits. They are usually very inexpensive and it lets me have a 'go to' stash at home when the kids are acting up 'cause they are bored. (Oriental Trading has a bunch ...
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Super YOU

What does a super toddler need to supercharge his or her super powers? A nap? Some juice? (Oh. please. NO.) The thing just about every superhero needs a CAPE of course! The one pictured here was my husband's from when he was small. Now, it works just as superbly for MY little guys. I love when ...
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Make a Kindergarten Craft Stick Pencil Holder

  Hygloss Products shares this adorable way to get your littlest new students feeling organized and ready for school. Show them how to make their own craft stick pencil holders! You'll need just glue (and maybe a little tape,) craft sticks, pretty papers and embellishments. Easy peasy project for an end-of-Summer crafternoon. Back to School Craft, Make ...
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