Easy Easter Craft For Kids: Egg Carton Easter Egg Baskets

Easy Easter Craft For Kids- Make Egg Carton Easter Baskets

I love when I find an easy Easter craft for kids. This craft was so much fun to make. We made these Easter Egg Baskets using egg cartons. Great right? It is cheap and easy! How To Make Egg Carton Easter Egg Baskets Supplies: Egg cartons cut into singles or doubles Acrylic paint Foam paint brushes Pipe cleaners Hot glue gun Basket stuffers like grass and … [Read more...]

EASY Mardi Gras Sweet Pretzel Snacks

Mardi Gras Sweet Pretzel Snacks

These Mardi Gras Sweet Pretzel Snacks are perfect for making with the kids. They are super easy, fast and fun! I will warn you that it does it messy! If you are a mom like me, let them have their fun and sweep afterwards! Supplies: Wilton Melt Candy Bowls (one for each color) Colored sugar ( see my homemade colored sugar recipe) Pretzels (any size or shape) Wax … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Valentine’s Gift Ideas

diy valentines gift ideas

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching! Now is the time to get your craft on! Here are my top picks for Easy DIY Valentine's Gift Ideas to inspire you. Our Love Story Printable in a Frame Fingerprint Photo Frames from Mom on Timeout, Toilet Paper Roll Heart Art by Rust & Sunshine  DIY Glittery Block Puzzle Valentines from Studio DIY   Handprint Valentine's Day Card Felt … [Read more...]

Homemade Colored Sugar Recipe

colored sugar

When making sweets for Valentine's Day or any fun event, I try to save money any way I can. Sometimes money saving tips are born out of a need. This recipe was created when I just could not get out of the house to go get decorative sugar. I looked in the pantry and decided to try something. To my surprise and delight, IT WORKED! I am excited to share this homemade colored sugar recipe with you. … [Read more...]

DIY Kids PVC Periscope

scope-in-bushes

Need to keep an eye out for enemy invaders? This PVC periscope project is super simple and gives you a chance to show and explain to kids how mirrors work. An added plus – it will keep little explorers busy for hours/days/weeks to come as they search for spies and intruders. Learn while you build: Periscopes have been used for hundreds of years to observe things without being seen. They were … [Read more...]

DIY New Year’s Eve Ideas And Crafts

DIY New Years Eve Ideas and Crafts

It is almost here! A NEW YEAR! Here are some fun DIY New Year's ideas and crafts for kids and adults! They range from easy to difficult. But they are all FUN! Have a VERY Happy New Year! Noisemakers: New Years NoiseMakers! from Alpha Mom DIY New Years Eve shakers for kids from The Centsible Life Noisemakers from ribbon spools Family Fun DIY New Year's hats made with recycled materials from … [Read more...]

DIY Christmas Crafts: Christmas Craft Ideas For The Whole Family

Make Easy Glittered Bulb Ornaments ~ Creative Green Living.clipular

It is almost here! CHRISTMAS! Here are some DIY Christmas craft ideas from great blogs that may help you in the coming days! ENJOY! Make your tree extra special with colored popcorn garland or popcorn and cranberry garland. Decorate your home with  homemade decorations like Waterless Snow Globes from Tatortots and Jello, Terra Cotta Snowman from One Creative Mommy or No Sew Santa … [Read more...]

How To Make Popcorn And Cranberry Garland

Popcorn and Cranberry Garland

This is so much fun! I have always wondered how to make popcorn and cranberry garland. Tonight we tried it. What a blast. It is so easy!   Supplies: Popped popcorn (air popped and cooled is best) Cranberries (NOT frozen!) Sewing needles Thread or fishing wire How to make popcorn and cranberry garland:   Thread your needles. One for each person. Make the string short … [Read more...]

DIY Countdown To Christmas Calendar & Trivia (With FREE Printables)

DIY Countdown to Christmas Calendar With Trivia (Free Printables) using the HP ENVY 5530 All In One Printer

December is here and that means the Countdown to Christmas has begun! With a 4 and 7 year old in the house we are reminded each day how many days we have until Christmas. Here is a fun way that I found to count down the days and add some fun trivia. Create your own DIY Countdown to Christmas Calendar with hidden trivia! Supplies: Printer (I used my new HP ENVY 5530 e-All-in-One … [Read more...]

How to make a Puppet (printable instructions)

20130821-201341.jpg

This Instructographic is a great visual guide to help your kids make their own colorful hand puppets. Puppet making can be a great activity for families, schools and nursery groups, and is great for inspiring a young child’s imagination. Kids are their most imaginative at a young age, so the more fun-filled crafty activities you can provide them with, the more chance there is for them to … [Read more...]

Switch to our mobile site

Copyright © 2013 Living on Love and Cents - All Rights Reserved - Design by RL Web Designs