Robot Valentines made with a little candybar for the body! (Thanks Lisa!)
Make SUPER Valentines! The cape says: "Have a SUPER Valentine's Day!
Valentines Kites! (Thanks BHKids!)
Lion Valentines. (Thanks Fiskars!)
Smarties Airplanes. (Thanks Giverslog!)
Threaded doily Valentine filled with candy. (Thanks Lorajean!)
"Prints" & Painting...
thumbprint bookmarks! (Thanks
Crafts for all
Make a love blossom tree! The trunk is made from a hand/arm print, and the hearts are made from thumb prints. How cute! (Thanks Dubiens!)
St. Patrick's Day!
don't have babies toddling around, then
make mini-maracas from easter eggs by
putting dried beans inside some eggs and
hot gluing them shut! (Thanks
Make Easter Eggs from paintchips! These could be used to make your own card games (like matching or go fish with colors) or counters for math. (Thanks, The New Home!)
Thumb/finger print bunny and chicks Easter card! (Thanks Sarahndipities!)
chick with handprint wings!
Make a thumbprint hyacinth! (Google and show the child an image of a real hyacinth first!) (Thanks Dubiens!)
Q-Tip Skeleton! (Thanks
Crafts For All
Make a spooky silhouette painting! Using a very wide brush, paint three thick, touching lines of color: yellow, orange and red. Then clean & wet your brush and wipe over the lines where the colors meet to blend them. Let it dry overnight. Then, paint a black line at the bottom and what ever spooky black silhouettes you'd like. (Thanks Crafts for All Seasons!)
a thankful turkey! It's made from two paper
bowls, a toilet paper tube, cardstock for
the feathers (each with something written
on it that the child is thankful for), a
red balloon for the gizzard & a ketchup
a turkey from fall leaves!
paddle turkeys from a paddle and scrapbook
Make a pinecone turkey! Glue a red balloon over the top tip of the pinecone for the giblet. Next, glue on a foot shaped base. Next, glue on a mouth (two pumpkin seeds glued together at an angle). Last, add eyes and feathers. (Thanks Crafts for all Seasons)
thumbprint turkeys! (Thanks
handprint turkeys! (Thanks
yet, make family handprint turkeys!
Bubble Wrap Indian Corn! Glue bubble wrap around a toilet paper roll, holding it on w/ rubber bands til it dries (preferably overnight.) Paint the kernels different colors then wrap with a brown paper bag for the husk. (Thanks Crafts for all Seasons!)
gingerbread house! If you don't want to
make gingerbread from scratch, just use
Cookie Cones! Turn icecream cones upside
down, add 1 TBSP cookie dough, which fills
half of the cone. Set them upright in wads
of foil and bake about 18 minutes, til the
dough is cooked. Add chocolate chips and a
lollipop stick to the top of the cone, and
let them cool completely. Then brush on
almond bark and add candy such as coconut,
m&m's, sprinkles to make pretty trees.
Mmmmmm. (Here are complete
If You Take a Mouse to the
string popcorn, kicks & cheerios
onto a string to hang on the tree.
footprint trees! (Thanks
handprint trees! (Thanks
footprint reindeer! (Thanks
handprint rudolph! (Thanks
thumbprint reindeer using a print from each
family member! (Thanks
Christmas Light greeting cards!
handprint santas! (Thanks
Make handprint mittens. (Thanks, House of Baby Piranha!)