Instead of sitting and getting bored at home, walk through the woods together with your children, collecting lots of beautiful leaves in different shapes, colors and sizes. It’s so amazing outside! It’s not only just good to breathe some fresh air, but also it’s a good chance for a kid to recognize and name all of the leaves. After that you can take your paints and make this autumn leaf print craft, which is very easy and fun. Blend your paints to make more shades, you can even add here some spices. Then do your painting on a big roll of paper, dipping leaves in plates with paint and making stamps with them on the paper. The possibilities are endless, so enjoy and let your imagination run wild!
If your kids want to be a princess and prince, make this crown and they will believe in fairytales! You will need contact paper, scrap paper, fabric, stickers, pipe cleaners and ribbon. Cut a piece of contact paper that will fit around your child’s head and is about 4-6 inches in width. Put it on the table and peel the paper back on half of it to reveal 2-3 inches of the sticky contact paper. If your using packaging tape, cut a piece that will fit around your child’s head and place it sticky side up on your work surface. Place the pieces of ribbon, paper, etc. onto the sticky contact paper. Next steps of the tutorial are here.
There’re a lot of very interesting and refreshing trends for kids’ rooms design coming up lately from two toned walls to whimsy wallpapers, from pegboard décor to starry décor. One of our recent favorites is little houses décor. First it was about house shaped kids’ beds, now there’re houses as cute décor pieces – it seems like this trend is going further! Whether all similar and one colored or all different in shapes and sizes, these little houses look really unusual, very pretty and unique in a way. The best thing about them is that they not only are cute décor elements but also can serve as great shelves alternatives. We’ve gathered a gallery below with rooms that already followed this trend, so take a look and catch some ideas and inspiration.
If you wanna add something cute and funny to your kids’ room, this craft is for you! Let’s make a pouf. Cut out 8 diamonds of fabric – 4 in the tulip fabric and 4 in a lightweight turquoise corduroy. Sew down one of the ends of each diamond about 3 inches. Then sew together pairs of tulip and corduroy so that you’ll have 4 pairs. Sew together pairs so that you have 2 groups of 4 panels. After that, sew together the 2 sets so you have complete pouf and flip it inside out. Pick up big box of stuffing and use almost all of it to stuff the pouf. Stuff your pouf nice and full, making sure fill out the shape evenly and don’t have any lumpy sides. Cut an 8-inch octagon out of the tulip fabric, finish the edges and then hand sew it onto the top of the pouf. That’s all!
If you want to decorate your home for Halloween, but surely don’t want to spook your tot, make these soft and cute yet whimsy toy ghosts. They’re neutral in color and so adorable, I think they can stay as décor pieces in your kid’s room even after the celebration. To make them you’ll need 3-4 different pieces of beige fabric, polyester stuffing or wool, assortment of white buttons, needle and white/beige thread. First of all you need to download from the source and print the patterns on a 8.5 x 11” sheet of paper. Then cut them out at the dotted lines. Next transfer the ghosts shapes onto the fabric and cut two of each. Read the rest of the following steps at adventure-in-a-box.com.
This crown is irreplaceable for a kids’ party, you can write on it anything that your kids want and use this crown for parties every year. You will need a thread to measure head size, 1/4 yard chalkboard cloth, long ruler, rotary cutter and pad, scissors, crown template, mini brads and 1/16″ hole punch. Using either scissors or a rotary cutter and pad, cut a strip of chalkboard cloth, 3.5″ wide and 25″ long. Print out the crown template. Cut out the template pieces. Tape them one by one to the strip, aligning the bottom with the bottom edge of the strip. As you add each new piece, overlap the first point of the new template with the last point. Cut out the top points of the crown with scissors. The rest of the tutorial is here.
It’s crazy that you can make such a cute pumpkin stamp with just a piece of garbage – a toilet paper roll. Wondering how exactly to do that? First you need to gather the supplies, which are toilet paper roll, glue, small sticks, small leaves, craft paint, something to put the paint on and paper. Then you can manipulate a roll of toilet paper to create the stamp. Begin with cutting your roll approximately in half. Grab one of the halves, bend and squish it until it forms sort of a pointed oval shape, which is going in the middle. Read the next steps at makeit-loveit.com.
This idea is brilliant! It won’t take too much time, easy-to-make and your kids will like it! For this project you will need just pipe cleaners, googly eyes and lollipops. First of all get together your supplies. Then start with four pipe cleaners and a lollipop. Now you can wrap the pipe cleaners around the base of the lollipop and twist tightly to secure the wire. Spread out each pipe cleaner and bend each tip. Then you should stick googly eyes on the “head”. That’s all and so easy! So now you have cute spiders with candies for your kids’ party!
Now kids’ clothes are almost the same as adult’s ones. Sometimes parents and kids wear similar clothes at the same time and it’s so good-looking! Now it’s time for leather jackets. So look at pics and choose right. You can find various colors of leather jackets for your daughter but the main shades are black and brown. A leather jacket is universal, so you can combine it with any clothes. It can be a skirt, jeans, trousers or dresses. You can pick up light and delicate skirts, it’ll add charm to your girl, don’t forget that she wants to be a princess at any time and in any clothes.
Isn’t this elephant the cutest? It’ll be so cool to make it with your kids, hang it on the wall and add sticks to make it a puppet. It’s one of the many creative projects from Merrilee Liddiard’s new craft book “Playful”, which is full of interesting and imaginative ideas and tutorials. To make this elephant you basically need just a photocopy to print the elephant template at 200%, glue, x-acto knife, scissors, tape, brads and pencil. You can read the whole tutorial for this elephant at designmom.com and get a copy of the Playful book with instructions for also the horse, the bear, the fox and the bird. Enjoy!