Instead of throwing away your Christmas and holiday cards and leftover pieces of ribbon, recycle them into thank you notes and gift tags. With your grandchildren you can cut out pictures from the cards and glue them on cardstock to be used like a postcard. Then send...
Christmas & Winter
Dec 9, 2022 | Blogroll, Christmas & Winter, Crafts for Kids, Seasons & Holidays
This is a cute and easy way to display your photos on the Christmas tree. I had a darling photo of my niece holding my granddaugher that I wanted to display. I just cut a circle from some cardstock with a Christmas design. Then I cut a smaller circle using a...
Creative Holiday Cards
Dec 2, 2022 | Christmas & Winter, Crafts for Kids, Family Activities, Party Ideas, Seasons & Holidays
This is a fun holiday card project that everyone can do. Buy blank cards and envelopes at a craft stores or you can make your own using cardstock. Then, using scraps of ribbon, yarn holiday paper and stamps, create a unique card with a personalized message.
Paper Plate Gift Box
Sep 19, 2022 | Christmas & Winter, Crafts for Kids, Easter & Spring, Helpful Ideas, Mother's Day, Party Ideas, Valentine's Day
This is an inexpensive and easy to make gift box.
December by Eve Bunting
Dec 20, 2021 | Books, Christmas & Winter, Learning Activities
This is one of my favorite Christmas books. Simon and his mother are celebrating Christmas Eve in the cardboard house they built themselves. They don't have much but they still have the spirit of Christmas and offer to share the little they have with an old woman who...
Gumdrop & Licorice Garland
Dec 13, 2021 | Christmas & Winter, Crafts for Kids, Seasons & Holidays
This is a fun alternative to the traditional popcorn and cranberry garland. You'll need: 1 package of rainbow licorice 1 package of gumdrops thin wire Directions: 1. Cut the wire the length you want your garland. I cut mine into smaller sections for my grandchildren...
Snowman Paint Stick Ornament
Dec 8, 2021 | Blogroll, Christmas & Winter, Crafts for Kids, Seasons & Holidays
This is a fun & easy decoration to make. All you need is: Paint stirring stick, tongue depressor, black & white paint, buttons, googly eyes, fabric scraps (scarf), orange marker or felt (nose), black marker (mouth), ribbon (for hanging) and hot glue....
Handprint Snowman Ornament
Dec 6, 2021 | Christmas & Winter, Seasons & Holidays
What a cute keepsake, a handprint ornament. I got this idea from my grandson's kindergarten teacher. You'll need: Round Christmas ornament White acrylic paint Permanent markers (various colors) Large paper plate Directions: 1. Pour enough white paint on the paper...
Pop Up Cards
Jan 29, 2021 | Christmas & Winter, Crafts for Kids, Easter & Spring, Father's Day, Learning Activities, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, Writing Activities
I had fun with my grandchildren creating pop up cards. You can do them for any occasion. My grandkids wanted to do their favorite characters; dragons and Mario. There are many tutorials. This is the one I used. Tutorial
Gingerbread House Book
Dec 23, 2020 | Blogroll, Christmas & Winter, Crafts for Kids, Seasons & Holidays
This is a fun and easy idea from Susan Kaupscinski Gaylord. Get directions and more book ideas.