Posted under: DIY projects for kids



Apr
18

Links I’m Loving: Earth Day crafts and recipes

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Earth Day is on April 22, and to celebrate, here are some fun and kid-friendly recipes and crafts! Earth Day cake recipe by Kix – the cake inside is both green and blue, too! Earth Day foam ball craft by Meet The Dubiens – a simple craft project made with a foam ball (preferably reused, of course!) and strips of tissue paper. Plantable paper Earth craft by Modern Parents Messy Kids ...
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Links I'm Loving: Earth Day crafts and recipes
Apr
16

Easy Easter egg nest cakes

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These Easter egg nest cakes aren’t just adorable, they’re so easy to decorate that your kids can help! The Victorian sponge cakes are frosted with store-bought icing, then topped with edible Easter grass and Cadbury mini eggs. You could even add a marshmallow Peep chick as the “mother hen” (although I think the nests are so sweet and simple just with the eggs!). To get the cake recipe and decorating instructions, ...
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Easter egg nest cakes
Apr
09

Easter bunny and chick fingerprint craft

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Now THIS is cute. Check out these adorable Easter bunnies and chicks that you can make using your fingerprint! It’s a fun little craft for you and your kids to do, and you can make some seriously precious Easter cards or decorations using your art. To make your bunnies and chicks, you just need a stamp ink pad or two in your choice of colors, and a thin point Sharpie ...
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Easter bunnies and chicks fingerprint crafts - SO CUTE!!
Dec
30

Kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas

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Whether your kids are old enough to stay up until midnight or so little that you celebrate early in the evening, here’s a round-up of fantastic kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas that everyone will enjoy! FOOD & DRINKS Set up a hot cocoa bar, cupcake decorating bar, or ice cream sundae station. Make buffet-friendly dishes that everyone can enjoy. Make cupcake fondue (it’s a no-heat fondue, so it’s safe for all ages). Toast with ...
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Kid-friendly New Year's Eve party ideas - food, decor, games, DIY noisemakers, and crafts!
Dec
12

Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments

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I make Christmas ornaments to give as gifts every year, and this year – spoiler alert, friends and family! – I’ll be making these cinnamon applesauce hearts. I love their sweet, rustic style; I love the smell of cinnamon and cloves;  and I really love how easy these are to make. Although I’m quite grown-up, this is definitely a kid-friendly project if you’d like to tackle it with your little ones. : ...
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Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments
Dec
09

10 pretty DIY Christmas garlands

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Making a Christmas garland is a fun and kid-friendly project – I have such good memories of making simple popcorn strings with my grandmother when I was little! These garlands are a lot more sophisticated than a popcorn string, and they vary in difficulty a bit; but surely your kids could jump in on the fun for at least some of the steps of the project, if not the entire ...
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10 pretty DIY Christmas garlands
Dec
02

“Can of Snow” – Free printable and faux snow recipe

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This “can of snow” is the sweetest and thriftiest little gift ever! You can make any child’s Christmas a white one. : ) All it takes is a paint bucket, the free printable label that I designed for HowDoesShe, and a batch of faux snow (which I do have a recipe for – read on!). The 3-ingredient faux snow is light, powdery, and glittery! The printable label goes all the way around ...
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Free printable can of snow (and recipe for faux snow) - a wonderful and thrifty holiday gift!
Nov
22

Links I’m Loving: Kid-friendly Thanksgiving ideas

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It’s the last Friday before Thanksgiving! Time for some kid-friendly Thanksgiving ideas – recipes, craft projects, and more – plus some decorating ideas for grown-up girls. ; ) Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!! Shown above… Make super-simple (and colorful!) turkey brownies with The Bearfoot Baker. Make white chocolate “wish bones” that everyone can enjoy with The Decorated Cookie. Make adorable pilgrim cupcakes with Tonya Staab. Make a turkey centerpiece for ...
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Links I'm Loving: Kid-friendly Thanksgiving ideas
Nov
21

Washi tape Christmas crafts

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Washi tape is such a great crafting supply because it’s so versatile and easy to use – not to mention it comes in the most adorable colors and patterns! For Christmas, break out the red and green washi and make some of these simple and charming crafts: 1.  Washi tape ornaments via Nest of Posies 2. How to make washi tape ornaments via Making Home Base 3. Popsicle sled ornaments ...
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Washi tape Christmas crafts
Nov
16

Turkey yourself! An adorable DIY Thanksgiving card

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This is the cutest and simplest idea ever for a Thanksgiving card! It’s courtesy of Julie of Happy Home Fairy, who made these cards this year with her son. Behold the adorableness that happens when you… turkey yourself! The turkey is made by gluing hand-cut pieces of colored card stock to heavy white paper, so this craft really couldn’t be easier – especially given how completely precious it is! For ...
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Turkey yourself! An adorable DIY card for Thanksgiving. "Happy Thanksgiving from your favorite turkey" : )
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