Christmas is almost here! But if you and your kids are looking for some new details for your Christmas tree, continue reading. For this project you will need FolkArt Home Décor chalk paint, stencils, FolkArt Spouncer stenciling sponges, sponge brushes, recycled gift wrap tube, plastic drinking straw, 8.5 x 11 card stock, scissors and hot glue gun. Cut out each piece of your birdhouse. For house cut the recycled gift wrap tube into 4” pieces. For roof cut a circle out of card stock with a 7” diameter. Then cut it in half. For bird and perch make a little bird out of card stock with a hole punch for perching. Cut a 2″ piece of plastic straw for the perch. And for base cut another circle out of card stock with a 2.5” diameter. The rest of the tutorial is here.
It’s weirdly awesome how many cute and cool things you can actually make from a toilet roll, for example, these adorable Santa’s reindeers. They’re easy enough for kids to make on their own, so I bet they’ll enjoy the whole process. The supplies are only a toilet roll, scissors, black permanent marker and paints in white and brown colors. First your kid needs to make 4 dots around the bottom of a toilet roll, marking the 4 opposite sides, and cut a small arch around each of the dots the way it’s shown on the pictures below. The trick is to use the small piece removed to trace the exact shape over the remaining 3 dots. Read what to do next at thecrafttrain.com.
Do your kids love to play with dolls? Of course, yes! So they will be happy to have an adorable cardboard dollhouse for their cute dolls. You can create every room as your kids want it. And certainly your kids can make a house for toys with you. You will need one large box, lots of smaller boxes (for rooms), glue or hot glue gun, acrylic paint and wrapping paper. First, take a large box and start to paint it all white. Then put in the «6 basic rooms» using two pieces of card. Mark out the doors and cut them. Next glue 2 pieces in place with small fold at the top and the bottom. The rest of the tutorial is here.
If your son thinks that he grew up from a very childish room, it’s time to change something in design of his room. Look at this nursery, it’s very stylish and comfortable. You can repeat the basics like warm blue walls or a white cupboard. You’ll just need to add some details and this room can be changed even every year. For toys you can take cool Ferm Living storage bag and the fun paper bags. Pay attention to Batman’s masks on wall. If your son likes super heroes, make various masks and glue them on wall. Also you can create your son’s name on wall, we are sure that he’ll like it!
If you and your family don’t have an opportunity to make a cold snowman for some reasons, you can enjoy creating these bottle snowmen. Each one of them can have a different personality, so there’re plenty of ways to let your imagination run wild and have fun making these cuties. First gather the supplies: 2” Styrofoam ball, small bottle about 4-5” tall, sparkly snow from the craft store, small hole punch, black and orange paper, glue, scraps of fabric and other decorations for the “outfit”, bells, tinsel, bottle brush tree or something else for the inside of the bottle. Then just head over to mysoulfulhome.com for the full and easy tutorial. Enjoy!
Can’t help but love modern kids’ spaces with clean aesthetics inspired by Scandinavian and Dutch styles! They always stick to the rule “less is more” and embrace the beauty of simplicity. Today’s nursery for a 4 months baby girl Ninka is just like that, relaxing, simple and totally stylish. Her mom Izabela chose grey walls as the starting point and then she carefully added colorful and bright accents to cheer up the room. Simpler ideas are usually the best, so I think the room turned out to be just fantastic! I adore polka dot wall, the cloud mobile, playful balls garland next to the curtains– everything is so much fun! Enjoy the photos!
It’s a very funny project that you can make with your kids. You can create various animals but today we offer you to sew a felt rat. For this craft you will need two felt rectangles, paper hole punch, yarn, needle, scissors and thread. First cut two oblong felt semi-circles that are just larger than your hand with fingers close together. Then take one of the pieces and cut out an eye shape. Cut some triangular mouth pieces. Now you need two curved pieces for the outside of the mouth and two flat pieces for the inside of the mouth. Take the inside mouth pieces and make some mouth embellishments. Next cut your ear pieces. The rest of the tutorial is here.
If you are looking for a new and funny indoor activity for your kids, you will like this idea! You and your kids can make a lot of sponge towers. Also they can help you with this project. For this craft you will need just sponges and craft knife. First of all cut sponges in fourths or thirds. Line them up, sort them and then stack them. That’s all! Now you and your kids can start playing. There is too much fun with sponge strips! This game will develop imagination and motor skills of your kids. So we promise you that your kids will be busy with sponge towers for next few days!
Christmas crafts like the one we are sharing today not only can develop your kid’s creativity, but also set up a sensory play experience and matching game. It lets your kids to use their imagination fully and think of as many different looks of Christmas trees as they can. First gather the supplies: glitter glue, permanent markers, washi tape, watercolor paints and oil pastels. Draw a simple triangle on a piece of card and then invite your children to pick colors, shapes, patterns and designs that they like. Once they’re done, you can create an amazing Christmas tree display by folding each tree in half. Read also how to set up a matching game at nurturestore.co.uk.
Your kids will be happy to meet Pascal and his pals, Panda and Parrot! Every kid likes piggy banks! But it’s not simple piggy bank, it’s a gift box so you and your kids can put the present inside. For this craft you’ll need bright construction paper, double-sided tape, mailing tubes, Fiskars That’s Amore Squeeze Punch, Fiskars Round N’ Round Squeeze Punch, Fiskars Block Party Squeeze Punch, Fiskars Seal of Approval Squeeze Punch, Fiskars 1/4” Circle Hand Punch, Fiskars Detail Scissors No. 4 and Pascal, parrot, and panda printable template. First, wrap the mailing tube with construction paper. Use the punches and scissors to create shapes for the face. For example, use the Seal of Approval punch for parrot’s wings. Finally, use the double-sided tape to construct your characters. Place your gift inside the mailing tube!