A fabric hat tie is such a girly and pretty accessory for all ages! Cuteness is overload when you see a tot in a colorful headband, don’t you agree? Plus it’s such an easy thing to do, you can make 3-4 of them in an hour for your little ladies. The first thing you need is to pick a fabric. Usually the head ties turn are good when made out of most lightweight woven fabric. The next step is about getting your fabric torn into strips. If it doesn’t tear, use a rotary cutter and mat. Depending on what age it’s being made for, there’re different sizes of the strips. Visit howdoesshe.com to figure out the size you need and follow further instructions. Enjoy!
Do your kids love tasty cookies? Of course yes! So they’ll be happy to make these cardboard cookies almost as much as bake the real ones! You will need cardboard box or sheet, pencil, scissors, glitter glue, adhesive-backed foam sheets, colorful paper and a couple of different sized cans (to trace around). Trace circles onto cardboard. Cut out. Prepare the cookie bake shop toppings. Out of foam sheets, you can free-form cut out “frosting” shapes. Snip up some colorful paper to create sprinkles. Now you and your kids can decorate! Add sprinkles to the glue while it’s still wet. And be creative!
I absolutely love the idea of big family Easter gathering for a great dinner. It’s a good chance to see all of your relatives, especially those that you’re not able to see often, and have a nice time together, expressing gratitude and love. These Easter candy pouches can be cool favors for your darling ones and they’re so fun to make with your kids! First prepare the supplies, which are construction paper, chick and bunny pattern, yarn or string, scissors, small hole punch, candy, googly eyes, markers and large eye needle or tape. Please, head over to simplymodernmom.com for the pattern and step-by-step instructions. Enjoy!
Do your kids know what origami means? Now it’s time to explain them and make this origami necklace! You will need colorful paper, scissors, needle and thread. The shape of this geometric origami is called ‘Triangular Bipyramid’. First cut a strip of paper with an even width. The width and length should be at least 1:4 or 1:6. Fold a small triangle on one end. Now fold backward at the end of the triangle and repeat fold like an accordion. Next fold the straight lines between the diagonals again to change the fold direction. Form the ‘Triangular Bipyramid’ by rolling the shape along. Next steps of the tutorial are here.
Your kids love to collect LEGO mini figures? I bet you’re tired of stumbling on them and puzzling over, how and where to store them wisely. How about a LEGO friends dollhouse? I think it’s a cool way to keep all of these little dolls organized and to show off your kid’s smallest possessions. To make something like that on your own you need a plain wooden shadow box (look for it at craft stores and thrift stores), some bright craft paints and a bit of your child’s imagination. Give your kid an opportunity to handle this craft on his or her own by picking out favorite colors and creating some unique design. Most of all, have fun!
Learn and play! We’ve got a wonderful idea for your kids! For this artwork you will need towel rolls, scissors and paint. You will need to cut the paper rolls into 2 inch chunks. Hand your kids a roll with blunt scissors to try it out while you cut up another one. Decide together which shapes to make, and talk with them about how many sides and corners you will bend through the process. Bend the paper towel rolls into many different shapes. You can use a circle, oval, square, rectangle, diamond and heart. Place a few dabs of paint on a dry paper plate or other trash-able surface. Also you can experiment with colors. Let the kids dip their shapes and stamp the papers in front of them. Your kids can play and paint now!
Do you like to decorate your kids’ room? If your answer is yes, this article will be useful for you! This craft can be fulfilled with kids, they’ll like to create something for their rooms. So for this project you’ll need piece of cardboard, scissors, pencil, magnets, glue, markers or fabric. First of all mark the window frame. Then you need to cut it out and add some color by markers or you can use various fabrics. Now you should attach magnets to frames. Your kids can paint on frames any pictures or titles. It’ll attach great importance to these décor elements!
Today we continue with good Easter themed activities for kids and share oh-so-adorable DIY bunny bean bag. It’s very simple, so your kids can have fun on their own with just a little help from you. First gather the supplies: cardboard, pain, paint brush, scissors, pencil, pen, eraser, scratch paper, felt, beans (lentils), hot glue and funnel. The tutorial of this bag is incredibly easy: sketch your bunny on a piece of paper, then sketch it onto your cardboard, cut out the mouth and tummy holes and, finally, paint your design onto the cardboard with a pencil marks as guidelines. Head over to pinkstripeysocks.com to read how to make the carrots and finish up. Enjoy!
Lumberjack chic and plaid theme for a kids’ room certainly isn’t something you see very often in interior designs. It’s actually so lovable! Just take a look at today’s light and modern room for two active boys Oliver and Leo! I’m in love with their bunk bed design, which has a small space for cuddling up with a book before bedtime. Mom Jen not only designed this bed, but also all of the illustrations for the bedding, pillows and wall hangings. Isn’t she just a wonderwoman? She admits that together with her husband they had a great time collaborating on this room. I think that’s why it turned out to be so magical and whimsy. Take a look and get inspired!
We think you’ll be surprised when you see this airplane! It looks very original and funny and it can fly! For this craft you will need legal sized card-stock, straight drinking straws, scissors and tape. First you should cut your piece of card-stock long-ways into strips. You’ll need five strips for three planes. Next, take two of your strips and cut them in half making smaller strips. Then grab your tape and make circles out of the strips of paper. Now tape one small circle at one end of the straw and one larger circle at the other end. Happy crafting!