How To Make Valentine’s Day Sweet Pretzel Sticks

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During the snow days this week we got out the sugar and had some fun! These Valentine's Day Sweet Pretzel Sticks 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 … [Read more...]

DIY Kids PVC Periscope

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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...]

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...]

How To Make Rice Krispie Snowmen

How to make Rice Crispy Snowmen

  I have seen ideas on Pinterest on making cute rice krispie snowmen (or rice crispy snowmen as I like to call them). I just had to try this with my little guys. It was fun but more challenging than I had anticipated. I want to spare you the trouble I had, so here is the easy rice crispy snowman recipe and steps that worked for us. Rice Crispy Recipe: 6 cups rice krispie cereal 1 … [Read more...]

How to make a Puppet (printable instructions)

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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...]

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