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 he knows more about old movies than I do} and {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 night. You could even make up a {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 finding some food and {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 have them GENTLY {especially {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 face just cracked me {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 these to hold love notes {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 comment below to qualify.  The {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 but you could also place the names of {Read More}

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