Tag: Crafts

Blown Easter Eggs

Every year I have boiled those wonderful eggs so that I could spend a few hours coating myself in food dye just for the simple enjoyment of the experience.  For all children, egg dying is a wonderful experience and my children look forward to it every year.  My biggest problem with dying eggs was that I …

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Crafty Recipes: Non-Cook Playdough

This is a recipe that I created when I was working in preschool.  There isn’t too many opportunities when you want to make playdough with the children, especially since our kitchen was upstairs and didn’t have enough room to sit and make it with 16 children.  This meant that teachers in my center often made …

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Christmas Tree Crochet Card Project

Christmas cards are the perfect way to touch the hearts of all those special people on your Christmas card list. The perfect combination Christmas gift and card! Linda 💚 Supplies Yarn- Green #3 lightweight yarn Size E crochet hook Thin Twine Christmas scrapbook paper Card and Envelope Double-sided sticky tabs Piece of Birch Tree Bark …

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Halloween Felt Ghosts

Felt is one of my favorite mediums to work with, and these Halloween felt ghosts are adorable and fun to make with the kids. They’re also incredibly inexpensive! Use them as Halloween decorations or ornaments. Here’s how to make your own Halloween felt ghosts. Halloween Felt Ghosts What you need: One or two sheets of white …

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Mother’s Day Craft: Whimsical Bath Salt Bottles

You have probably seen these at countless children’s festivals or even in stores.  Those nice jars filled with colored sand to create a little 3D art piece.  There are actually two ways to make these; you can layer the colors vertically or horizontally, as a work of art that can be used for a relaxing …

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How to Make Blown Easter Eggs

Every year I have boiled those wonderful eggs so that I could spend a few hours coating myself in food dye just for the simple enjoyment of the experience.  For all children, egg dying is a wonderful experience and my children look forward to it every year.  My biggest problem with dying eggs was that I …

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Link Love: Our Top 5 Crafts This Fall

Link Love is a new section at Pop and Thistle and our way of sharing our favorite crafts for each month.  Without further ado… here are my top craft picks for this fall: 1) I love anything made of felt, and that’s why one of my favorites this month was this DIY Woodland Notepad Cover from Crafting Fingers.  …

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