Crafts for Kids

Cupcake Top Magnets

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For those cupcake lovers, these cute little cupcake top magnets make a great gift … or craft them for yourself! They create a look as though you are looking down onto a pretty cupcake, but there is a magnet underneath to make them useful. What You’ll Need White caulk and caulking gun Decorative hole punch… Read more »

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Shamrocks Craft

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Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with this festive craft! By the time the day arrives, you’ll have clovers all around with this easy-to-do project with the kiddos. What You’ll Need Construction paper Green tissue paper Glue Safety scissors Crayon   What You’ll Do Draw out a clover on your construction paper and cut it… Read more »

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Fuzzy Clovers

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If you can’t find a real four-leaf clover, make one! These fuzzy clovers are easy, but they do require the help of an adult. What You’ll Need Fuzzy little balls Hot glue Craft sticks What You’ll Do • As your hot glue is heating up, have your child sort the fuzzy colored balls and craft… Read more »

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Yarn-Wrapped Letters

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This is so simple to do that even a 6-year-old can do this … with just a little help from an adult. What You’ll Need Cardboard Marker Scissors Yarn Tape What You’ll Do Draw a simple letter on the cardboard. Cut that letter out with your scissors. Take your yarn and tape the starting point… Read more »

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DIY Charm Bracelets

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Take those old, plastic loop bracelets and turn them into something pretty! What You’ll Need Plastic loop bracelets Ribbon Charms Scissors What You’ll Do Gather your materials. Connect two of them together by pulling one end of one bracelet through the other bracelet, doing so on both sides and pulling them. Cut off a piece… Read more »

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Valentine Card Holder

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Just about everyone is gearing up for Valentine’s Day at the schools. Has your child made his/her Valentine card holder for school? Here’s one for a girl that is super cute and easy to do. What You’ll Need Empty Box (we used an oatmeal package box) Scrapbook paper Glue Scissors Embellishments (ribbon, shapes, stickers, hearts,… Read more »

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Up-Cycled Valentine’s Day Tin

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Need something to put a few Valentine goodies in? Look around your house. You’re bound to find something you can turn into an up-cycled Valentine’s Day tin. What You’ll Need Old tin Spray paint Decorative items Newspaper Glue What You’ll Do Go outside for this step. Cover the ground in newspaper and set your tin… Read more »

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Ruffled Heart Magnet

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Make something special for Valentine’s Day. This ruffled heart magnet is just the thing for hanging pretty pictures, cards and more on the fridge. It’s also a great gift for teachers! What You’ll Need Round wooden discs (found at Lowe’s) Small magnets Hot glue Heart stickers Ribbon What You’ll Do Parents, carefully pleat and glue… Read more »

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Earthy Wood Coasters

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Did you know that Lowe’s has craft wood, too! We found these circle wood pieces for pretty cheap. Here’s the earthy wood coasters craft we made with them. What You’ll Need Wood circle pieces Foam sheet Glue (preferably hot glue) Scissors Moss What You’ll Do Glue your circles to the foam sheet starting at the… Read more »

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