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Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:21:05 +0000

 



Brain Game: A Printable Christmas Word Scramble

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out and play this Christmas word scramble game which can be used at parties with kids and adults, as well as in classrooms and nursing homes.



Christmas Craft Ideas and Activities

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find many fun Christmas decorations craft ideas, games, gift ideas, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate the holiday season.



100 Quick and Creative Homemade Gift Ideas

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Check out these instructions to make 100 easy gifts for a holiday, birthday or any occasion. The materials and steps are simple and kids can help out.



7 Christmas Crafts for Kids to Make

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

I’ve rounded up 7 Christmas crafts that kids will really enjoy doing at home this month. Grab those craft supplies and your children and get started on these projects.



Christmas Bingo Cards

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Learn how you can make your own Christmas bingo game using these printable game cards.



12 Christmas Tree Crafts for Kiddos

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Christmas trees are everywhere this time of year. Bring them inside and to the craft table with these 12 Christmas tree crafts for kiddos!



Easy DIY Gift: Cookie Mix in a Jar

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

These cookie mixes in mason jars complete with recipes were big hits with everyone on our gift list. Follow these directions for your own gift mixes.



Goofball Gag Gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Download and print out twelve different gift tags. Each one has a silly verse about one of the twelve days of Christmas with gag gift suggestions.



Christmas Craft Fun With a Printable Star Pattern

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Download and print out this star pattern you can use as a coloring page or a template, and teach kids about the story of the Christmas star.



Dicover the Meaning of Christmas: Understanding...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Read all about eight popular Christmas symbols and learn about their meanings, including the star, the colors red and green, the fir tree and more.



Check Out These Fun Christmas Party Game Ideas

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

If you are trying to find some games for your Christmas party, classroom, or any gathering, check out all of these great ideas.



The Quirky 12 Days of Christmas: Ideas for...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Celebrate the 12 days of Christmas using these fun ideas with quirky homemade ideas for crafts, gifts, food, jewelry and more.



6 Simple DIY Holiday Wreaths

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Read through these 6 simple DIY holiday wreath projects and make one to hang on your door!



How to Make a Fleece Tied Blanket

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket in any size using two pieces of fleece tied together.



Clothespin Poinsettia Craft

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find out how to create this fun poinsettia craft design using several clothespins, a pom-pom, and a few beads.



Learn How To Paper Mache

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

You can easily learn how to make paper mache with these instructions. You will find some great paste recipes, step-by-step directions, project ideas, and many helpful hints.



Christmas Baby Mistletoe and Holly Craft

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Angeliina Lawson created this Christmas decoration or tree ornament for her 10-month-old son David's 1st Christmas present for his relatives; and, she was nice enough to share the directions so you can make one too.



Fun Valentine's Day Craft Ideas and Activities

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find many fun crafts, games, gift ideas, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate Saint Valentine's Day.



Fun Craft Project Alert! How to Make No-Cook...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

This no-cook paper mache paste recipe is a good one to make with kids. It's simple, cheap, quick and non-toxic, and they'll love the gooey texture.



14 Fantastic Tips for Paper Mache Projects

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find many helpful tips before you start on a paper mache project including ideas for base materials, preventing mold, and tearing newspaper.



Cookie Mix in a Jar

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Learn how to make cookie mix in a jar to give away as a gift this Christmas season.



2nd Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 2nd Day of Christmas. Page 2.



Learn How to Make Paper Mache Paste

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

If you and your kids enjoying working with paper mache, you may want to try making your own paste with these DIY recipes.



How to Make Ice Cream Snow Cones

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Discover how easy it is to make your own ice cream using some clean snow and a few items you probably already have in your kitchen



Try This Fun and Easy Sock Snowman Craft

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find out how to make a snowman out of a sock, submitted by H. Marie. An easy project with fantastic results!



Googly Eye Kids Craft Ideas

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Googly eyes are such a fun material to use and create with! Since they come in several different sizes, there are many crafty possibilities using googly eyes!



Easy Peasy Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Here is a collection of craft projects the youngest kids in the family can enjoy. Materials include noodles, pine cones, beads, clay and more.



The Legend of a Christmas Spider

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Make yourself a beaded Christmas spider ornament and read the legend behind Christmas spider ornaments.



1st Day of Christmas Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the verse for the 1st Day of Christmas.



Maxi-Pad Slippers Gag Gift Craft

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

This is a fun gag gift you can make! Follow these free instructions, submitted by Twinrme1, and you can make slippers using maxi-pads.



Free Printable Christmas Snowman Poop Poem and...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this gift tag and poem to include with the Christmas snowman poop gift.



Easy Peasy Paper Mache Pulp Recipe

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details and add dimension and protrusions on paper mache projects like animal and monster masks.



3rd Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 3rd Day of Christmas. Page 3.



Craft Supply Spotlight: Puffy Paint

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

There are a lot of ways to use puffy paint to make your crafts really pop. Here are 10 ways to get creative with the craft supply puffy paint!



Meaning of Christmas Ornaments

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Learn how to make eight different Christmas tree ornaments out of felt.



How to Make Paper Mache Base Forms and Molds

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

You can use many items you have laying around your house for paper mache. Check out this list and start creating!



Fun Crafts for a Spooktacular Halloween Party

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Check out these simple yet fun Halloween party game ideas. These are perfect for kids' Halloween parties.



DIY Decorative Paper Mache Pinata

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache techniques and ideas on how to decorate it with crepe paper, streamers and tissue paper.



DIY: Tissue Paper Snowman Craft for Kids

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Let's make a fun snowman craft today! It's an easy tissue paper craft that kids can do with minimal help and the result is super cute.






Create a Unique Ribbon Wreath with This...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Follow these instructions to create your own personalized wreath using ribbon. This craft is great for kindergarten aged kids and takes about an hour.



Nativity Scene Coloring Page

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out and color or decorate this coloring book page featuring a detailed nativity scene.



Here are Step-by-Step Paper Mache Directions...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Using these step-by-step directions, tips and advice, discover how easy it is to create amazing paper mache masterpieces and works of art.



How to Make Your Own Box

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Use a printable square box template to make a paper gift box or decoration. How to print and fold it. You can make it larger or cut it from cardboard.



Printable Coupons Make a Special Gift for Loved...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Use these printable templates to create fun coupon books you can give to everyone you know with vouchers for household chores and special treats.



6 Dr. Seuss Grinch Crafts That You Will Love

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Get Grinchy! Try these fun Christmas crafts and activities related to the Grinch.



Free Printable Paper Doll Templates

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Download and print out these paper doll templates, then have fun coloring them in and cutting them out.



4th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 4th Day of Christmas. Page 4.



How to Create Perfume Using Essential Oils

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Learn here how to make your own perfume from scratch using essential oils as the main ingredients.



How to Make Garden Stepping Stones in 9 Simple...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Follow these step-by-step directions and learn how to make your own garden stepping stones.



24 Rad Ideas for Recycled Christmas Tree...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find directions to make ornaments out of light bulbs, toilet paper rolls, CDs, toilet paper rolls, plastic cups and more, suitable for all ages.



Learn How to Decoupage, Step-by-Step

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.



Find Tons of Homemade Gag Gift Ideas

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Browse through this collection of fun and unique gifts you can make and give for almost any occasion.



Create Cool Envelopes With These Free Templates

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Download and print out free envelope templates with a range of themes, from hearts and polka dots to weddings and bunnies.



Printable Bell Ornament Pattern

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Use this pattern to make Christmas tree ornaments using felt, craft foam, cardboard, and anything else you can think of.



5th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 5th Day of Christmas. Page 5.



Make This Easy Hugs Box Craft for Any Special...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

A visitor nicknamed Pathfinder gives instructions for making a fun gift, complete with a printable poem. Learn how to make a hug box.



DIY: Mini Popsicle Stick Snowmen

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Using mini craft sticks, paint and festive craft felt – you and your child can pull this kid friendly craft activity together in no time!



Learn How to Make Your Own Piñata

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

You will be surprised to learn how easy it is to make a piñata using items you probably already have around your house.



Graduation Coloring Pages

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out these free graduation related color pages and create your own special coloring book!



Shrink It! How to Make Shrink Plastic Crafts...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Learn how you can make your own shrink plastic for crafting along with some fun facts about the original Shrinky Dinks.



Make Your Own Greeting Cards with This Free...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.



What is a Tagboard?

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Definition of the crafting term 'Tagboard' - A lightweight cardboard suitable for making signs and posters. It comes in a variety of...



6th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 6th Day of Christmas. Page 6.



Fleece Snuggle Blanket With Sleeves

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

If you have seen fleece Snuggies in the stores or on TV and thought it would be nice to own one, follow these directions to make your own.



Upcycle Old Cards by Making a Greeting Card Box

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find out how you can easily create small boxes using old greeting cards. This is a great way to use up Christmas cards, birthday cards and more.



Max the Dog Ornament

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Using recyclable items, you can make this adorable Christmas tree ornament that looks like the Grinch's dog.



Save Money with These Free Graduation Craft and...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

What better way to celebrate a graduation than making these special crafts for parties, gifts, and decorations.



How to Make a Pretend Camera Using a Box

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

This is a fun recycling craft that not only encourages kids to practice their drawing skills but gives them a pretend camera to play with.






Make Your Own Bean Bag with This Easy Guide

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Follow these instructions to learn how to make bean bags. This is a great, simple sewing project!



Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar Recipe

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

It's the holiday season and it's time to give a gift that keeps on giving! These cookies in a jar would also be fun for any holiday or happy occasion. It's such a simple gift to make and put together!



Make This Easy Bakeable Clay Recipe

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water. Learn how to make clay with flour, a perfect way to make it from scratch.



How to Make a Paper Mache Mask

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

This craft tutorial teaches you how to make a paper mache mask using your own face as a mold.



7th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 7th Day of Christmas. Page 7.



How to Make a Stress Ball

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

class="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Feeling a little



Card Collector Frame Craft

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Follow these instructions to make a frame to display your collectible baseball, pokemon, or other cards from old Cd cases.



Christmas Poop Gifts and Poems

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Choose from several different poop gifts you can make along with with printable gifts.



9th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 9th Day of Christmas. Page 9.



50 Rough and Tough Craft Ideas for Boys

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are appealing to boys to make things like a spider web, dragon, snake and airplane.



Chocolate Chip Cookies In a Jar Holly Design...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free recipe tag, trim, punch a hole in the corner, and attach it to the Chocolate Chip Cookies in a jar gift using ribbon!






Make Your Party a Smash With a DIY Paper Bag...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

These free directions show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag using simple materials like tissue paper and glue rather than paper mache.



Cute Craft Ideas Creative Girls will Love

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Have a crafty girl that loves to create art? Browse through this collection of craft projects that little girls may especially enjoy.



8th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 8th Day of Christmas. Page 8.



Glass Ball Snowman

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find out how to create a cute snowman face using a clear, glass ornament.



Creative Homemade Gift Ideas for Everyone...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.



12th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 12th Day of Christmas. Page 12.



Chocolate Chip Cookies In a Jar Cookie Design...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free recipe tag, trim, punch a hole in the corner, and attach it to the Chocolate Chip Cookies in a jar gift using ribbon! Page 2.



How to Make Your Own 'Soft and Squishy' Puffy...

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Kim Rife explains how to create your own 'soft and squishy' puffy paint that is not only fun to paint with but looks cool once it dries.



Home-Made Blowing Bubble Recipe

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z




How to Make an Easy Fleece Hat

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

This easy fleece hat can be made by kids or they make great gifts for your favorite kids.



10th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 10th Day of Christmas. Page 10.



Paper Mache Spider Craft

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Instructions for making a big spider using paper mache' techniques.



Christmas Party Printables

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Check out this assortment of free, printable Christmas party supplies. You can make invitations, place cards, napkin rings, gift cards, and more.



7 Advent Calendar Ideas for Christmas

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Countdown to Christmas with an advent calendar that you handmade with your kids! I've found 7 advent calendars from various blogs that are worth checking out this year.



Make a Valentine's Day Card in a Few Easy Steps

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Check out this collection of simple suggestions you can use to create a special card for your Valentine. These include using clip art, collage, and paint.



11th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 11th Day of Christmas. Page 11.



Fun and Easy Winter Crafts Kids Will Love

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

Check out all of these fast and easy crafts and activities all related to winter to try with your family. These include scavenger hunts and mini igloos.



15 Crafts Kids Can Do in 10 Minutes

2017-01-21T11:21:05Z

For fast and easy craft for kids, browse through this collection of projects which make use of socks, felt, paper, rocks, magnets and more.