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    Fall Kids’ Craft: Stuffed Paper Jack-o-Lantern

    A craft doesn't have to be elaborate and take hours to be fun and turn out super cute! This easy fall kids' craft is one that your kiddo can make in about 15 minutes. Or they can decide to add more decorations and details and spend a little bit more time with this project. It is totally up to them. I am giving you a place to start here. What you do with it from there is totally up to you. Also, there is no rule saying that your jack-o-lantern has to be orange. If your kiddo's favorite color is purple, have at it! Really, just let them be themselves and create without boundaries. That is how learning and growing truly happens (not to mention fun)! Speaking of fun...don't miss out on the fall family fun night challenge that...

    Halloween Monster Kids’ Craft

    I think this may be the shortest post that I ever write. Don't take that as a sign that I don't care...because I care so much! It is my desire to see families crafting together. There are just so many benefits (if I need to convince you of that, check out THIS post). This is such a simple craft but fun to make and an amazing final result! You will absolutely love making this Halloween Monster Craft, and I have included a couple of tips to adapt it for any age group. SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG Paper plate (9-inch coated)Glue stickTissue paper squaresBlack construction paperScissors Around here, it is my mission to make crafting with your kids actually do-able. So many of the "kids' crafts" I see out there require several trips to Michael's and, let's be honest, could never actually be completed...

    Dancing Hot Dog on the BBQ Kids’ Craft

    It's one of those holidays again where the whole family gathers for a barbeque! I love those lazy summer days...and the food that goes with it. This craft was inspired by my love of BBQ. Have you ever had something that every time you looked at it you couldn't help but smile? This Dancing Hot Dog on a BBQ is just like that! Your kids will love making it and then enjoy entertaining each other and the rest of the family with it too. Great Uncle Bob is going to be in stitches at your next picnic! https://youtu.be/vFxqPA7SbMI SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG 3 Paper plates-9 inch coatedScissorsMarkers3 Popsicle sticksHole punchStapler with staplesElmer's glueGoogly eyes (2)Black paintTan paintClothespin2 Medium pompomsNewspaperGlue stickWashi tape-optional If you are new around here, let me give you a little tutorial on what we mean by "In the Bag"...visit HERE...

    Three Scoop Ice Cream Cone Kids’ Craft

    What is summertime without ice cream! I don ‘ t know about you, but around here we have way too much of it (if that is even possible). This ice cream cone kids craft is simple and leaves lots of room for imagination and creativity...the most important elements of any good craft! SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG Brown construction paperPencilBrown washi tapeScissors3 colors of construction paperGlue stickWhatever items you want from the bag for decorating Stick around here, and you will hopefully learn a few things...1. Crafts are super important for the development of our children. 2. Creating is fun! 3. There is an easier way to mae doing these hands-on activities more accessible and do-able. And we do that by providing a list of supplies to make up your craft kit. Use the FREE printable shopping list of Amazon...

    Watermelon Kids Craft

    I know, I know...I promised no more fruit (see more here: strawberry, pear, watermelon, orange slice, pineapple). But I just cannot let go of the sweetness of summer just yet! As a blogger, I am supposed to be giving you ideas for the fall about now...looking ahead and all. And there will be plenty of that coming because I do love Autumn!...cozy sweaters, beautiful colors, campfires, yummy foods, and some of the best holidays of the year...but that will have to wait. Because today we will be clinging to summer for just awhile longer and making watermelon slice coasters. It's an easy, fun and colorful watermelon kids' craft that takes just a few items from "in the bag". SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG At least 26 Clothespins2 Medium pompoms2 Q-tipsHot pink or red paintDark green paintLight green paintBlack paintPaper plateElmer's glueScissorsNewspaper *These supplies will make...