Category Archives: Family Crafts

Last Minute Valentines

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Valentine’s Day is only a couple of days away and I’m sure there are more than a few of you who haven’t even thought about your class valentines yet. Instead of running to the store, try whipping up one of these homemade valentines. They’re unique, memorable, and best of all: easy.

Heart & Lollipop Valentines Favors

Heart & Lollipop Valentines Favors

When I was little, I loved creating paper hearts this way, so I’m sure you could talk a kid into giving you a hand to create their valentines. These favors are super cute, and so easy to make, you’ll be done in no time.

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Plastic Bottle Pig Planter

By Guest Blogger Rachel from the Blog Doodle and Stitch.

Doodle and stitch is a craft blog full of fun and colourful craft ideas, tutorials and videos for people of all ages and abilities, from DIY home decor to messy kids crafts and everything in between.

Upcycle an old plastic bottle into an adorable pig planter!

A great farmyard animal craft idea for kids – learn how to make a pig planter out of an old plastic bottle!

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Kids Crafts: Penguins!

We’re right in the middle of winter with only spring to look forward to. Lots of kids start to get a little cabin fever when it’s too cold for them to go out and play. Lots of kids also love penguins, so it only makes sense to entertain them by making some penguin friends to get them through the winter!

Soda Bottle Penguin

Soda Bottle Penguin

Not only is this penguin adorable, but it also reuses plastic bottles which can help keep the real penguins’ ocean homes safe. Make a whole Waddle of penguins! (Can you believe that’s actually what you call a group of them?)

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Paper Bag Stars

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle

A fun kids craft for all ages! Create these paper bag stars to hang on the wall!

Here’s a great, and simple project to do with kids during the cold days of winter. With a minimal supplies, and a little time, you can make a neat star decoration, that’s almost magical when you finally unfold it!

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Kids Crafts: Ornaments

One of the best parts of Christmas for any kid and family is the chance to decorate the tree and relive the memories that each ornament brings. Homemade ornaments are some of the most fun to look back on. Here are some fun DIY ornament ideas for kids of any age.

Sparkly Sweet LollipopsSparkly Sweet Lollipops

Make some fun and sparkly lollipops in each child’s favorite color. These are very quick and adorable ornaments for kids of all ages. Paint the year on each one before you cover it in glitter to make it even more personal!

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Spooky Handprint Ghost Tree

By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

Make a spooky Halloween decoration with the kids!

Have your little ones give you a hand (literally) with this handprint project. The kids will love it and you will have a cute keepsake. I always love looking at last year’s handprint crafts and showing my little one how much she has grown.

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