If you got some corks left after a party, there’s such a fun and cool idea you might try with them! It’s an adorable little butterfly cork craft, which is easy-peasy for even the youngest kids to make. Here’s what you need to begin besides corks: googly eyes, paper, pipecleaners, scissors and PVA glue. First you need to cut out your butterfly wings. For that just fold your paper in half and cut almost heart shapes out. Apply enough glue in the middle of your butterfly wings and press them to the back of your cork. Read what to do next at redtedart.com. Enjoy!
If your kids love puppet theatres, you can create one at your home. You just need to make some animal puppets and play! You will need clothespins, hot glue gun and scissors. Print up the puppet template in color on white card stock. It can be printed on a home printer or you can print it up at a print shop. Cut out the animal heads and then cut the heads in half along the mouth line. Hot glue them to the side of a clothespin. Choose which half you want to be the dominant half and add a small piece of foam or a big glob of hot glue at the rear of the head to help raise it a little higher. So now your clothespin puppets are ready for the show or your kids can just play with them.
If you choose the Despicable Me theme for your kids’ birthday party, think about every little detail, and your kids and their guests will appreciate it. You will need cardstock, bottles of water, googly eyes, scissors, hot glue gun, glue and black marker. Cut your yellow cardstock to fit around the bottled water and affix with hot glue. Using a ruler, trace a thin black strip of cardstock and cut it out. Wrap the strip around your bottle water and keep in place with a small amount of hot glue. Using a gray piece of cardstock, trace and cut out a circle a little larger than your googly eyes. Place a small amount of hot glue in the center and firmly press on your googly eyes. Next steps of the tutorial are here.
A cradle like this is sure to be loved by any baby. Why? It has a perfect geometry and 100% materials so that our tots could enjoy gentle care, which is very similar to what they experienced prior to their birth. It’s amazing as well as natural how many changes a baby have to undergo after birth, so anything that can make him or her feel a bit cozier, less afraid and better all in all is welcome, I’m sure you agree with me. The cradle reacts to every baby’s move and wiggle and calms him or her down with gentle swaying. It’s like a protective shell that takes care of our little ones’ peaceful rest. Isn’t it just perfect?
We continue to share the best crafts for your kids. Today let’s make this adorable cereal box guitar! You will need empty cereal box, paper towel roll, large rubber bands, decorative duct tape, scrapbook paper, tape, pen and X-Acto knife. Trace a circle and cut your sound hole by X-Acto knife. Add the rubber bands over the cereal box and secure your guitar strings by wrapping tape around the outer edge of the cereal box. Cut a hole at the top of your cereal box that’s slightly larger than the diameter of your paper towel roll. Next steps of the instruction read here.
If you’re looking for some pretty ways to style your little lady’s hair, pay attention to this awesome double pinned-up braids hairdo. It’s super easy, really, and looks simply adorable, especially if adorned with a few branches of Baby’s Breath. Begin with brushing your kid’s hair and dividing it in two parts. Make two simple braids, which are a bit loose in the beginning so that it’d be easier to pin up later. As soon as you’re done with braiding, secure with a miniature elastic band. Finish by pinning the hair up with bobby pins and adding some branches of Baby’s Breath for extra prettiness. Voila!
Everybody loves Disney movies, even adults cause we grew up with them too! And we are sure that your kids saw all of them. Today let’s recreate mini airplanes from Disney Planes. For this craft you will need small clothespins, popsicle sticks, glue or glue gun and craft paint. First of all break off the ends of a popsicle stick, then glue the ends of the popsicle stick together with a hot glue gun. Now you need to glue around the center and insert into the front of the clothespin. Next let dry, then paint mini clothespin airplanes to match Disney Planes! Now it’s time to play!
We continue to share the best kids’ rooms with you, which can inspire with creative ideas. Today’s room, which is located in the heart of St. Petersburg and looks like a gorgeous monochrome heaven for a baby, lives no one indifferent. Its design features the best Scandinavian styling techniques. High ceilings, big windows, light walls and floors makes the nursery visually more spacious while geometric prints, bright details and accessories like a yellow chair and fancy pillows gives it necessary freshness and charm. I love everything here, really, and I think that the room has all the possibilities to serve for years without big transitions. Enjoy the photos!
It’s so fun to create something beautiful from various things that you have never thought to be appropriate for a craft. Here’s such craft! You’ll need just mini erasers, stretch thread, scissors and needle. First cut a 24” piece of stretch thread and thread the needle, doubling the thread. Then carefully poke the needle through an eraser, pushing it through as straight as you can. Next pull the eraser down the thread to within about 1-2 inches of the end. Now you should continue adding erasers. Tie a secure knot with the ends, knotting it close to the erasers. At the end trim the ends and slide the bracelet over your child’s hand.
The last month of spring has just began, and the weather couldn’t be friendlier for outdoor fun! The sun is out, so get your kids outside and enjoy playing this springtime tic-tac-toe. First you need to prepare the supplies and make ladybugs and bumble bees. Here’s what you need: large, rounded river rocks, red, black and yellow paint, paint brush and wood round or something for your board. The goal is to make happy little insect-like stones. For that you need simply to paint them in colors that I’ve listed before, which is super easy. Take a look at the pictures below to see how you can do that or choose your own way. Enjoy!