Archive for the ‘Kids DIY’ Category
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
For me, fall is a return to all things cozy. It’s a time for warm spices, fluffy scarves, and glowing candles. As the days become shorter and the nights cooler, lighting a few candles is a great way to welcome fall. How about making your own? Creating these simple and natural rolled beeswax candles is a great way to spend a crisp autumn afternoon with your kids. Oh, and wouldn’t these make the perfect fall hostess gift?
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Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Has the pom pom crafting bug bit you yet? Once you start making them you really get hooked! They are easy, quick, and oh so cute. In my pursuit for an excuse to make more, I created this fun little craft. Pom poms make excellent monsters and with a little ingenuity these little pom pom monsters double as rings. They make the perfect DIY kiddo accessory. And they would make really cute present toppers too!
Ready to make your own?
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Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
We have so many fun things planned for this summer, I’m having a hard time keeping it all under wraps. Thankfully, I can let one cat out of the bag today: Carla Wiking from Small + Friendly is joining the Classic Play team! Super excited to have her here today debuting her first craft. Please give her a warm welcome.
For me, it simply isn’t spring without a garden. This little collection of containers is easy to create, plant, and care for. Plus, it will fit just about anywhere! This little craft was born from two of my favorite things: tiny objects and succulents. With just a few supplies and a little time, you and your kids can create your own mini container garden.
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Monday, March 25th, 2013
Here’s a cute and easy DIY for the kids. I found wooden Easter eggs at the craft store and let the kids paint them. We kept it super simple with solid colors but your kids can go wild and add stripes, dots, whatever they like.
Ready to for the DIY? Watch the super fun, and may we add, totally adorable video below:
Looking for more Easter ideas? Check these out:
Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Easter eggs are fun to decorate, sure. But once they’re dyed, you’re pretty much done. Kick up the Easter Egg experience with a felt board that lets kids decorate their eggs again and again and again—mess free!
Click over to check out this felt board I made for (cool) progeny. You’ll find full instructions there.
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
Ahhh! I love this time of the year when I can dream of pots of gold tucked away beneath lucky rainbows. Can you tell I like St. Patty’s Day? It’s such a fun day to tell tales of Leprechaun fairies in clover fields or to rummage through our homes looking for anything (anything!) green to wear! I also like to sprinkle my house with a little Leprechaun magic for the kiddos and today I’m sharing a craft with you that will help you do just that. We’re making Lucky Leprechaun Hats!
Paper Leprechaun hats make festive party decor for St. Patricks Day and can be made using simply paper, glue and a little glitter. You can whip up as many of these as you wish in no-time. Inside the top of the “hat” you can hide surprises for your friends and family or maybe even a few “gold” coins!
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Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Remember Shrinky Dinks? They’re back! All you need is a package of shrinky dink paper (found in most craft stores), permanent markers and scissors and you have yourself a fun-filled afternoon activity with the kids. We made a short video to show you how it’s done. (more…)