Category: Children’s Crafts

How to Make Ollivander’s Wand

Let’s be honest, how many times have we seen Harry Potter and wished we had wand? The answer, at least for me, is too many. Sadly, I don’t live close to Orlando and can’t just get a wand if I want. So I decided to make my own. Here’s how to make a wand Ollivander …

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How to Make Halloween Potion Bottles

Whether you’re throwing a party or just like decorating you house, a simple witchy Halloween-y décor project is making your own potion bottles. Not only do they give the place a spooky vibe but are also incredibly easy to make. Halloween Potion Bottles What you’ll need: Empty glue bottle or medicine bottles Hot glue gun …

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How to Make Cute Halloween Grab Bags

People often say, “Halloween, it’s just about the candy,” and although I often agree with them on some level, I don’t really think it is a bad thing. To me, Halloween is one of the truly whimsical holidays around. There is no deep meaning, although there is a history, and children and adults alike, can …

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How to Make Halloween Tissue Paper Ghosts

Some of the best craft projects can be made from common household items, and here we’ll learn how to make this fun Halloween craft project from tissues or coffee filters and a few other items. This is an easy project that children and adults of all ages can enjoy! And not only are they fun …

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Creating Simple, No-Carve Halloween Pumpkins

Are you fed up with cutting, scooping and carving your pumpkins every single Halloween? Do you think pumpkin carving demands the knife proficiency associated with an Iron Chef? Here are a few tips for some simple decorated pumpkins without requiring the sloppy mess of this usually labor-intensive task: Using Japanese Washi Masking Tape to Make …

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Crafty Recipes: Whipped Snow

It’s probably a little early to be dreaming about snow but with the muggy weather I had today, I’m almost ready for winter. Well, almost ready…okay, not really, but the thought of winter made me think that it would be an excellent time to share my recipe for Whipped Snow. This is a fun little …

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Crafty Recipes: Paper Mache

I love, I mean LOVE, paper mache (aka papier-mâché) but unfortunately, my kids do not feel the same. For some reason, they act like paper mache paste is an acid that once it gets on their skin it will begin to burn. I’m not sure why this is, but the same kids that hate the feeling …

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Father’s Day Craft: Father’s Survival Kit

With Father’s Day only being a few days away, I thought I should post one more craft to give you a few more to choose from. This craft is great for children of any age and you can actually tailor it to suit the Dad. What you will need: A box that can be opened …

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Mother’s Day Craft: Painted Terracotta Flower Pots

Since Mother’s Day is only a few days away, I thought that I would post one final craft that you can do with your kids. I actually thought of these when I was at the grocery store and I was passing the flower department.  There were small terracotta pots with paint brushes and paint sold …

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Kids’ Craft Project: Building a Volcano

Well, since I did a cheat sheet on volcanoes, and I have talked about them a few times, I thought I would give you a how-to on building a volcano. This is actually a pretty fun activity and many kids can take advantage of this when they need a science project in school. It is fairly …

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