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Pom Pom Sheep Craft

We are very excited about the launch of our new book ‘Farmer Pete Has Stinky Feet’. We are thrilled with all of the amazing feedback that we have been receiving on our sweet and funny tale of a farmer with a stinky problem. To celebrate, we have a series of farm themed arts and crafts coming up inspired by the book.

Easy Yarn Pom pom sheep craft - farm animals arts and crafts for kids inspired by the book 'Farmer Pete Has Stinky Feet'

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3-D Construction Paper Christmas Mouse

Twas the month before Christmas and all through the house, construction paper was cut and folded and made into a Christmas mouse.

Christmas is less than a month away and you are probably looking for some cute and easy Christmas crafts to do with the kiddos. This adorable Christmas mouse craft is perfect for the mantle or as a cute ornament for the tree.

3-D Construction Paper Christmas Mouse with free printable template - animal arts and crafts for kids for Christmas and the holidays

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Over 40 Awesome Tissue Paper Crafts

Tissue paper is a favorite craft material of ours. There are so many ways that you can use it. You can cut it, tear it and crumple it up to add some color to any project. You can make lovely stained glass or luminaries.  If you use bleeding tissue paper, you can even paint with it. The possibilities are endless. Tissue paper is so versatile. Here are over 40 great and inspiring tissue paper craft ideas that you and your kids can make together.

 Over 40 Awesome Tissue paper crafts projects for kids. Flowers, animals, seasonal and holidays. Arts and crafts for kids

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50+ Egg Carton Crafts For Kids

50+ egg carton arts & crafts activities for kids - holidays, animals, flowers & more

I hope that everybody had a Happy Easter. If you are anything like us, you probably filled your children’s Easter baskets and your faces, maybe had an Easter egg hunt or two & colored a whole lot of Easter eggs with the kids. With all of the eggs being made over the holidays, you were probably left with quite a few empty egg cartons. But, don’t toss out those old cartons just yet. Take a look at our list of creative craft ideas for the kids.

Animal Crafts

Egg Carton Animal Crafts For Kids

1. Egg Carton Super Bees from Nemcsok Farms

2. Egg Carton Jellyfish from The Pinterested Parent

3. Egg Carton Rabbit from Tot Schooling

4. Turtle Craft from Capri+ 3

5. Egg Carton Kermit the Frog from The Pinterested Parent

6. Egg Carton Butterfly from Craftulate

7. Chicken Egg Cups from Red Ted Art

8. Egg Carton Peacock from The Pinterested Parent

9. Egg Carton Monkey from The Pinterested Parent

Flower Creations

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1. Egg Carton Flowers with K Cups from Artsy Momma

2. Parts of A Plant from School Time Snippets

3. Egg Carton Daffodils from Nemcsok Farms

4. Recycled Spring Flowers from Teach Me Mommy

5. Simple Egg Carton Flowers from The Pinterested Parent

6. Sunflower Egg Carton Crafts from Buggy And Buddy

7. Egg Carton Rose from Danya Banya

8. Connecticut Mountain Laurel from Playground Parkbench

9. Recycled Egg Carton Flower from Capri+ 3

10. Egg Carton Bluebells from Buggy And Buddy

Crafts For The Holidays

Egg Carton Holiday Crafts For Kids

1. Egg Carton Nativity Scene from Michele Made Me

2. Egg Carton Jack-O-Lantern from The Pinterested Parent

3. Egg Carton Jingle Bells from Powerful Mothering

4. Egg Carton St. Patrick’s Clover from The Pinterested Parent

5. Egg Carton Easter Cross from Teach Me Mommy

6. Mini Easter Baskets from Kid’s Craft Room

7. Egg Carton Easter Bunnies from Sunshine Whispers

8. Egg Carton Christmas Ornaments from The Pinterested Parent

9. Egg Carton Christmas Tree from I Heart Arts And Crafts

10. Earth Day Tree from Glued To My Crafts Blog

11. Harvesting in the Carrot Patch from Powerful Mothering

12. Egg Carton Candy Cane from Meaningful Mama

13. Egg Carton Flag from The Typical Mom

Play Worlds

Egg Carton Play Worlds For Kids

1. Five Little Ducks Egg Carton Craft from Messy Little Monster

2. Egg Carton Treasure Chest Craft from Red Ted Art

3. Frozen Egg Box Snow World from In The Playroom

4. Miffy in the Garden Small World from Crafts On Sea

5. Egg Carton Treasure Chest From Messy Little Monster

Egg Carton Activities

Egg Carton Activity Crafts For Kids

1. Paint & Stack Dr. Seuss Hat from The Pinterested Parent

2. Yertle the Turtle Stacking  from There’s Just One Mommy

3. Egg Carton Color Sort from Powerful Mothering

4. Egg Carton Sculptures from There’s Just One Mommy

5. Racing Eggs from Best Toys For Toddlers

All The Rest Of It

Egg Carton Crafts For Kids

1. Eye Masks from The Pinterested Parent

2. Egg Carton Fire Truck from The Craft Train

3. Tea Cup Cards from In The Playroom

4. Egg Carton Ice Cream Cones from In The Playroom

5. Egg Carton Boats from Life At The Zoo

6. Egg Carton Fairy Shoes From Zing Zing Tree

7. Eye Glasses Egg Carton Craft from Sunshine Whispers

8. Egg Carton Strawberries from The Pinterested Parent

9. Egg Carton Mini Copter from The Craft Train

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50+ egg carton arts & crafts activities for kids - holidays, animals, flowers & more.

50+ Cute & Creative Footprint Crafts

50+ Cute & Creative Kid's Footprint Crafts

Footprint Crafts are my favorite. I have a box full of my daughter’s footprints throughout her life and have many in frames as artwork for her playroom. These are wonderful keepsakes that I will have forever or until I pass them down to her.

Here are some of my favorites.

FOOTPRINT ANIMAL CRAFTS

Footprint Grasshopper

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Footprint Dachshund

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Footprint Squirrel

Footprint Squirrel

A-Z Footprint Animal Crafts

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CHARACTER INSPIRED FOOTPRINTS

Footprint Charlie Brown 

Footprint Charlie Brown Craft - Peanuts

Footprint Lucy

"The Peanuts" Lucy Footprint Craft

Footprint Thomas the Train

Thomas the Train Footprint Craft

Dr. Seuss Inspired Footprint Craft

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‘Home Inspired’ OH Footprint Craft

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A COUPLE FOR DADDY

New England Patriots Footprint

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Footprint Trophy

Footprint Trophy For Daddy Craft

FOOTPRINTS FOR PLAY

Footprint Bowling

Footprint Bowling Pins - Cute footprint craft - would make a great gift for the bowler in your life.

 

Footprint Scooter

Footprint Scooter

Footprint Xylophone

Footprint Xylophone Craft

HOLIDAY INSPIRED FOOTPRINTS

Hand & Footprint Earth

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Footprint Haunted House

Foot print haunted house craft for Halloween

Hand & Footprint Turkey

Hand & Footprint turkey for Thanksgiving

Footprint Gingerbread Men

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SWEET TREAT FOOTPRINTS

Footprint Gumball Machine

Footprint Gumball Machine Craft kids foot art

Footprint Ice Cream Sundae

Footprint Ice Cream Sundae

AND MORE…

Famous Works of Art Inspired Footprints

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 Footprint Volcano

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Footprint T-Rex

Footprint T-Rex

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50+ Mask Crafts For Your Kids

50 Mask Crafts for kids

September is coming to an end already & with October quickly approaching, we are starting to get ready for Halloween. When I think of Halloween, I think of ghosts and goblins, jack-o-lanterns, candy, costumes & masks. My daughter loves to dress up and play games of make believe. We have made many masks and have stumbled across many great ones too. Here is a list of some of our favorites. They are made of everything from paper plates & egg cartons to leaves and paper mache.

CREATIVE MASK CRAFTS FOR KIDS

Nature Owl Masks by Fun Stuff To Do

Emotion Masks by The Pinterested Parent

Vintage Swimmer Paper Plate Mask by Pink Stripey Socks

2 Vintage Swimmer Paper Plate Mask Kids Craft

Superhero Paper Plate Masks by Meaningful Mama

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Halloween Skull Mask by Red Ted Art

Monster Masks from Crafts Unleashed

Mardi Gras Hand Print Face Mask by Stockpiling Moms

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Egg Carton Eye Masks from The Pinterested Parent

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Baymax Face Masks by Makes & Takes

Adorable Lion Mask by Parents.com

Click Clack Moo Paper Plate Masks by ABC Creative Learning

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Dr. Seuss Mask by Mighty Media Press Blog

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Uncle Sam Mask Craft by Fantastic Fun & Learning

Paper Owl Masks by What The Craft

Paper Plate Scarecrow Mask by The Pinterested Parent

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DIY Emoji Masks by Alice & Lois

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Water Color Paper Plate Fairy Mask by Kids Activities Blog

‘Where The Wild Things Are’ Mask by Spins & Needles Blog

Harry Potter Hedwig Owl Mask by Homeketeers

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Hello Kitty Mask by The Pinterested Parent

Hello Kitty Paper Plate Mask

Paper Plate Sheep Mask by Danya Banya

Paper Plate Santa Mask by Susan Weinroth

Polar Bear Masks by I Heart Crafty Things

Polar Bear Mask

Paper Plate Bear Mask by I Heart Crafty Things

Paper Plate Bear Mask

Paper Bag & Leaf Animal Masks by Handmade Charlotte

Masquerade Masks by First Palette

‘Inside Out’ Inspired Character Masks by The Pinterested Parent

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‘Home’ Inspired Oh Mask by The Pinterested Parent

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Paper Plate Panda Masks by Fiestas Y cumples

Paper Plate Cheetah Mask by Learn Create Love

Letter “Z” Zebra Mask from East Coast Mommy

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DIY Paper Mache Animal Masks by Ambeau

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My Little Pony Party Masks With Printable By Illistyle

DIY Paper Fan Arctic Animals by Mr. Printables

Funny Face Paper Plate Masks by Preschool Crafts For Kids

I hope you enjoyed our round-up.

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50+ Creative Mask Crafts For Kids - Perfect for Halloween Dress-up games or pretend play

Footprint Animal Crafts From A – Z Featuring O, P & Q

Footprint crafts from A - Z featuring o,p & q

We have been having a great time working on our footprint animals. I am excited to finish all of them from A-Z. They will make a lovely addition to our daughter’s new playroom in our new house. Our latest crafts are O for octopus, P for panda & Q for quail. Because of her new-found obsession with the movie ‘Home’, we made one bonus footprint craft inspired by the movie.

O is for octopus

Paint your child’s foot purple.

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Press it onto a piece of paper.

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Paint the octopus’ tentacles on & dab on two circles for the eyes. Draw in facial details with a magic marker.

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Outline the underside of the tentacles in white. Let the paint dry.

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Paint in eyeballs & dab on the suction cups.

Footprint Octopus Craft - Footprint Crafts A - Z O is for Octopus

P is for panda

Paint your child’s foot in mostly white. Paint the toes & around the sides of the foot, avoiding the heel, in black.

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Dab on circles of black for the eyes. Let dry & then dab on a circle of white. Paint in the ears, nose & mouth.

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Paint in small arms & add bamboo to finish off your craft.

Footprint Panda - Footprint Crafts A - Z P is for Panda

Q is for quail

Paint your child’s foot in a few different colors as shown & press into a piece of paper.

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Paint in the tail feathers, the top plume & dot on an eye. Paint a “c” shape in to define the face.

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Add a beak & feet. Dot on an eyeball & add details for the feathers.

Footprint Quail - Footprint Crafts A - Z Q is for Quail

As promised, we also did a bonus footprint this week. Mai is just in love with the movie ‘Home’. We made a footprint craft inspired by the movie.

Home Inspired Footprint Craft - Oh the alien

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Footprint Animals From A-Z Featuring L, M & N

Footprint Crafts from L - N

We are now more than halfway done with our footprint animal crafts from A – Z. It has been a fun project for Mai & I. She gets a kick out of seeing me turn her little feet into artwork & has learned about a few new animals. Last night our crafts covered the letters L, M & N.  Our first one was L & while we tossed around a few different animals that began with L, we went with a lion. Here’s how.

Footprint Lion Craft

Paint your child’s foot mostly in yellow. Paint a lighter shade of yellow or white in a T-shape as shown. Press the foot onto a piece of paper.

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Paint the lion’s mane around the heel & a pair of ears on top. Paint in the tail.

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Dot two white circles onto the paper for eyes & paint in eyebrows. Let the paint dry.

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Draw in the finer facial features with black magic marker.

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Our next craft was done similarly.

Footprint Monkey 

Paint your child’s foot in mostly brown with a lighter shade of brown in the middle as shown. Press the foot onto a piece of paper.

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Paint in the ears & tail and dot 2 white circles on for the eyes & let dry. Use a magic marker to draw in the finer details on the face.

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Add tree branches & vines for a final touch.

Footprint Monkey Craft - Footprint Crafts A - Z M is for Monkey

The narwhal was a new animal for my daughter. She thought that the horn was funny.

Footprint Narwhal

Paint your child’s foot in a gray or blue color & press it into a piece of paper. Paint in a side & rear fin. Dot on a white circle for the eye & paint in the horn. Paint some spots on the top of the narwhal & let the paint dry. Draw in the eye, eyebrow & mouth with a magic marker.

Footprint Narwhal Craft - Kid's Footprint Crafts from A - Z N is for Narwhal

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