King Kong 2014 {Crafting with Kids}

Crafting with Kids Supply Collage

  I am part of the Make It:Fun® Team.  I received compensation and complementary products in exchange for creation of project ideas. King Kong 2014 My youngest son has an imagination that just doesn't stop ~ which I love.  He's been on a King Kong kick for a few months now.  He loves King Kong.  He's watched the original movie from 1933 {he's an old movie buff, too ~ for only 8 … [Read more...]

Glow-in-the-Dark Ghost Necklace ~ Quick and Easy Kids Craft

Ghost Necklace Ichabod Crane Style

I love almost anything glow-in-the-dark {think cute...NOT spooky}.  I'm so glad to still have one little guy who shares my love of cool kidsy crafts.   These little necklaces are extremely EASY to make and if you let them charge {hang around a light source} they'll glow for hours. When little guy {and me...yes..these look great with jeans and a T} aren't wearing ours I hang them from lamps so they glow at … [Read more...]

Bird Feeders and Treats to Make with the Kids

Natural Bird Feeder @cupcakesandcrinoline.com

  Make some quick and easy natural bird treats and feeders with the kids and lend your little outdoor peeps a helping hand. I can hear the birds chirping every morning which puts a huge smile on my face ~ spring is around the corner ~ but until things warm up those poor little feathered friends are foraging for food in the bitter cold.  My little guy and I wanted to give them some help with … [Read more...]

Hand Print Heirloom Ornament

Heirloom Hand Print Ornament @ Cupcakes and Crinoline #Christmas #Kids #Crafts

  Make a lasting memory with your little ones easily and have it for Christmases to come.  All you need is an ornament and some nontoxic craft paint ~ I used a round glass one but you could also use a plastic one.  Choose a non-toxic paint in a complementary color. Now here's the hard part ~ brush some paint onto your child's hand.  Make sure they don't make a fist or smear the paint.  Now … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Kids Crafts ~ Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holder Tutorial

Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holder tutorial @ Cupcakes and Crinoline

  Today I have a 'first-time' guest poster ~Little M.  My little guy wanted to share an easy to make Thanksgiving Craft for kids.  These little Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holders are perfect for the kids table ~ M  has a lot of experience with eating at the kids table, he's still hanging out over there with his cousins. {My Guest Poster was trying to be serious for his first post....I could hardly stand it ~ that … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Clothespins

Valentine Clothespins

I bought some wooden clothespins at the Dollar Tree to use around the house….they have so many uses…and decided to use some for a 5-minute Valentine’s Day craft.  All you need are the clothespins, some small stamps {I have a box of letter stamps from the dollar bin at Michael’s} an ink pad {I chose red} and that’s it…you can add some foam sticky hearts, rhinestones, buttons, etc., if you so desire. You can use … [Read more...]

Easy Christmas Kids Crafts & A Giveaway

Hands and Foot Reindeer and Wreath

Thanks to Scotch(R) Double Sided Tape for sponsoring my writing about crafts. Add your comment below to be entered for a chance to win free sample rolls to help with your upcoming holiday needs. This is a double duty post....a few easy kind friendly Christmas Crafts using Scotch (R) Double Sided Tape and a GIVE AWAY ~ that's right ~ 10 winners will each receive one roll of Scotch (R) Double Sided Tape...just leave a … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

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Pinecone Turkey Craft A pinecone, pom pom, googly eyes, felt and pipe cleaners...so simple yet so cute! Turkey Crayon Holder My youngest son loves to draw...what a great way to occupy your little artist -be sure to include some paper or even better, a paper craft tablecloth for the kids table ...heck, even the adult table...no worry about clean up! Turkey Pinata This would be great for holding candy and small treats … [Read more...]