Halloween Crafts for Kids: Craft Stick Spiderwebs

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Are you getting your Halloween decor out yet?  The weather has just turned in my neck of the woods, and we’re just starting to think about Halloween crafts!  These spiderweb Halloween crafts for kids are super fun. The kids will love helping to create these webs using craft sticks and yarn.  You can hang them up or place them in vignettes for easy decor. Supplies needed to make your own spiderweb Halloween crafts for kids: 4.5 inch Wood Craft Sticks Silver Paint and {Read More}

Sewing Projects for Kids: Wooden Sewing Cards

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When I was younger, I remember being entertained for hours with sewing cards – simple chipboard shapes with punched holes and a length of string. I would practice sewing for hours! I thought it would be a fun activity for my kids too, and perfect for practicing hand/eye coordination. I looked and looked, and couldn’t find any sewing cards! So I did what any crafter would do – I made my own wooden sewing projects for kids! They were ridiculously easy. Mine {Read More}

Pom Pom Easter Chicks

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Happy Spring!  I’m so excited that spring is finally here… we’re still getting some colder temps here in St. Louis, but I know the warmer temps are on their way.  Woo-Hoo!  With spring, comes Easter and there is something incredibly sweet about that day to me.  I love the colors, bunnies, chicks and candy.  It’s such a fun day, which is why I thought I would share a festive kids craft with you: pom pom Easter chicks. Supplies needed to {Read More}

Arm Knitting Tutorial: How To Arm Knit a Blanket

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All right, it’s official: I’m hooked on arm knitting.  Or maybe “un-hooked” would be a better word for it, since arm knitting projects require no hooks, no needles – nothing but yarn and your two arms.  I made up this blanket in about an hour over the weekend, and I can’t wait to share it with you!  In fact, I was so excited about my arm knitting work in process that I already shared a sneak peek on Instagram.  Here’s {Read More}

Etsy Knitted Favorites

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It’s official -We just can’t get enough of knitted items! So we’re sharing some of our Etsy favorites. Here are a few of our favorite items we found from some talented Etsy knitters. Just click the image to see more about each item! If you like any of these items as much as we do, chances are you want to see more! You can check out more from each Etsy shop owner by clicking their name below: zeynepstyle KnitsnKnotsBellaBina HookeandNeedleShoppe {Read More}

How To Arm Knit: The Needle-free Knitting Trend!

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Do you love the look of knitted pieces but just don’t have the time or patience to learn how? If so, you’ll be happy to hear about the latest craze- Arm knitting! It’ s a knitting technique that’s fast, easy to learn, and requires NO needles! Most arm knitting projects can be made quickly since you cast on the stitches using your arms. What’s amazing about this technique is that you can create your own scarf in as little as 30 {Read More}

Pom Pom Valentine Craft Monsters

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If you’re looking for an easy Valentine’s Day craft to make with the kids then you’re in luck! Today I’m sharing a tutorial on how to make pom pom valentine craft monsters with heart antennas. These are great for kids to play with at home and easy enough to make in large quantities for classroom valentines. Supplies needed to make your own pom pom valentine craft monsters: Yarn (I used Caron in Watermelon Pink and Soft Pink) Pom Pom Maker Scissors Moveable {Read More}

Yarn Crafts: DIY Flower Embellishments

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You will not believe how easy it is to make these cozy flower yarn crafts! Today we will be making our own flower loom using….(drumroll)…plastic canvas! You can create several looms from one package of plastic canvas. This yarn crafts project is a great craft for kids! I think it would be fantastic for a camp craft, or girl scouts, and a great way to use up yarn that was leftover from other projects. Supplies needed to make your own {Read More}

Make a Knotted Yarn DIY Headband

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I don’t knit or crochet, but I do love yarn.  The wide variety of colors and textures make yarn such an appealing medium!  The ruffle yarn at Consumer Crafts caught my eye when I saw it listed in the “Just Added” section of the site, and I knew I wanted to make something with it. This DIY headband is quite literally a five minute craft, not including drying time.  The knot may look intricate, but it’s astonishingly simple to do. {Read More}