Category: Kids

DIY Paper Plate Shamrocks

We are so sad that Valentine’s Day is over, but what luck that St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Today we’re sharing a fun and simple kids craft to get you in the lucky spirit. Supplies: green paper plates, scissors, a pencil, a single hole punch, white yarn, and a plastic sewing needle (optional). Directions: 1. Draw or trace a shamrock shape onto the back of a plate. 2. Cut the shape out with scissors. 3. Use a single hole punch to create holes around the edge of...

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DIY Candy Tic Tac Toe

Happy Friday! Today we’re sharing a sweet treat you can make (and play with!) this weekend. These tic-tac-toe boards are completely edible and so much fun to make and use. Here’s how… Supplies: graham crackers, pink candy melts, red candy melts, candy conversation hearts, wax paper, a cookie sheet, and a Ziploc bag. Directions: 1. Melt pink candy melts in a wide bowl according to directions. 2. Break graham crackers into squares and dip into pink candy melts. 3. Shake off...

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DIY Lollipop Flowers

Candy bouquets are the best kind of bouquets, don’t you think? These DIY Tootsie Pop flowers are so easy to assemble and make the sweetest gift for Valentine’s Day. Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: Lollipops, red felt, scissors, and an X-acto knife. Directions: 1. Cut a flower shape out one shade of felt and a smaller flower shape out of another shade. 2. Use an X-acto knife to cut a small X shape in the center of each flower. 3. Stack the flowers on top of each...

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DIY New Year’s Eve Piñatas

New Year’s Eve is just a few days away and we are busy decorating for the festivities! Today we’re sharing a DIY piñata project that’s perfect for candy or simply decor. Here’s how… Supplies: cardboard, scissors, masking tape, white crepe paper, and Elmer’s glue. Directions: 1. Cut out the numbers 2017 twice from cardboard. 2. With the remaining cardboard, cut out 1.5″ strips. The strips will go between the numbers to create the 3D shape. 3. Stack two...

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DIY Cheese Dip Bats

In honor of National Food Day, we thought we’d take a break from our normal sweet treats to bring you a salty snack (don’t worry, National Chocolate Day is on Friday 😉 )! We found the idea for these adorably cheesy bats on Pinterest and decided to make a version of our own! Here’s how… Ingredients: 8oz cream cheese 8oz shredded cheese (use whatever you like! Italian, Parmesan, or even goat cheese!) poppy seeds blue torilla chips candy eyes Directions: 1. Mix cheeses in...

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