Category: Holidays

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 Valentine’s Day Sugar Scrub Favors

Happy Friday! Together with Places for Faces, we created a personalized favor that your valentines are sure to love. Here’s how to make your own delicious Valentine’s Day sugar scrub… Ingredients: 1 ½ C white granulated sugar, ¼ C coconut oil (melted and cooled), 6 drops red food coloring, 5-10 drops essential oils. Directions: Mix all ingredients together in a bowl until combined. Transfer to glass jars (ours are from the Target Dollar Spot!) and tie with baker’s...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Canvas

Happy February! This month we are sharing lots of fun new projects inspired by Valentine’s Day! First up, we have a super easy canvas that you can give as a gift or keep for yourself! Here’s how to make your own… Supplies: 10×10 canvas, an X-acto knife, a stencil or printed quote, a self-healing mat, and pink spray paint. Directions: 1. Create a design or quote you’d like on your canvas and print it backwards (this will create a stencil that you will use on the back of...

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