Pack Some Spooky Fun! Halloween Lunch Box Printables

BY  |  Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 9:20am  |  COMMENTS (1)

halloween lunchHalloween is such a fun time for kids but parents can have some fun, too, by adding a special note to your child’s lunch box. The little lunch time trick or treat will make your kids smile.

Here are some fun, free Halloween printable lunch box notes designed by our talented mom Jen Lange:

Download your set of Printable Halloween Notes here, cut them out, and personalize with a special message on the back. Wait for your kids to come home from school with a big smile.

Tooth Fairy Pillow Craft

BY  |  Monday, Sep 08, 2014 10:00am

Tooth Fairy Pillow

A tooth fairy pillow makes a small tooth much easier for the Tooth Fairy to access rather then searching under a mountain of pillows. It’s a great craft for a loose tooth beginner sewer or to do together with child.

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Handmade Hug: Grandparents Day Card

BY  |  Thursday, Sep 04, 2014 1:30pm

Grandparents Day

Sunday, September 7 is National Grandparents Day. 

According to GrandparentsDay.org, the holiday is rooted in the work of two committed and passionate pioneers: Jacob Reingold and Marian McQuade. They wanted to honor grandparents and the elderly. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter made it official and proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day.

Why not celebrate Pop-Pop with a hug? Make this card with your kids to give to that special Grandma, Grandpa, Nana, Pop-Pop, Gram and Poppy — whatever you call your grandparents:

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DIY Magnetic Homework Station

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 10:00am

 Magnetic Homework Station

Back to School time brings a mix of excitement and nerves for both children and parents. You can help ease the transition of getting back to a busier schedule with more responsibility by creating a Magnetic Homework Station filled with all the essentials your child will need to succeed. Getting the kids excited about homework isn’t easy, but we bet this special station will help. 

This calendar is magnetic, so you can easily update it when the month changes. It’s an easy way to keep track of homework assignments a month at a glance:

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Bring the Stars Inside With a DIY Constellation Lantern

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 14, 2014 12:00pm

Constellation Lantern

 

Look at the stars, see how they shine for you…

 

Summer stargazing is so lovely and this DIY Constellation Lantern brings those stars inside. Children will love having these in their bedrooms and they’ll want to learn more about constellations.

Making your own is easy, here’s how:

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Finger Knitting Fun

BY  |  Tuesday, Jul 08, 2014 10:00am

Finger Knitting

Finger knitting is a great way to learn how to knit. It’s easy to do and you will quickly have something that you can wear or play with. When you’re finished, you’ll have a beautiful rope of yarn that you can use for lots of different things, such as a cool headband, a belt, bracelet, necklace, or even a scarf. Since there’s no need to worry about pointy needles, it’s a great craft to do on long summer car trips.

Finger Knitting
Supplies

  • Yarn (9 feet is a good amount for a bracelet)
  • Scissors

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Fireworks Bracelets for the Fourth of July

BY  |  Monday, Jun 30, 2014 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (2)

Fireworks Bracelets

When you attend a Fourth of July parade, picnic, or firework show, you must dress the part. These red, white and blue fireworks bracelets are just the thing to show your patriotic spirit. Your kids will love making them too.

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Magnetic Paper Dolls Travel Toy

BY  |  Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014 8:00am

Magnetic Paper Dolls Travel Toy

I love paper dolls. I have fond memories from my childhood cutting out paper dolls with tabs.  This modern version is much easier, is magnetic and is personalized — featuring you child.

This Magnetic Paper Dolls Travel Toy is perfect to bring on long summer car trips. I promise you your kids won’t ask, “Are we there yet?” Okay, maybe not as often…

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DIY Marshmallow Shooter

BY  |  Monday, Jun 16, 2014 12:00pm

Marshmallow Shooter

Constructing a PVC Marshmallow Shooter is super easy, super fun, and it can be assembled in many different ways. They are great for parties and playdates:

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Shadow Photo Cards For Father’s Day

BY  |  Friday, Jun 06, 2014 8:00am

Shadow Photo Cards For Father's Day

Show Dad how much you love him with the unique, homemade Father’s Day photo card. Make it even sweeter by framing it so he can display it.

Shadow Photo Card
Supplies

  • Poster board
  • Protective cover for your work surface
  • Pencil
  • Camera
  • Xacto knife

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Sad. Let's hope that this is not its "Last Tango." One of the most beautiful and iconic buildings in town. Valentino, Garbo, Keaton must have played there.

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