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DIY WIND CHIME CRAFT

Crafts For Kids Wind Chime
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—ITEMS NEEDED—

Beads

String

Stick

We got a set of beads for Hazel to string onto pipe cleaners (a great activity for developing fine motor skills), and she loved it! She’d made bracelets for everyone in the family and she was always asking “Can I bead Mommy?” So I wanted to come up with a new beading craft for her, and came up with this beaded wind chime craft (it’s a lot like the crib mobile I made for Iris’s room). Hazel enjoyed making this so much that when

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PAPER PLATE SUNCATCHER CRAFT

Paper Plate Suncatcher Craft
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—ITEMS NEEDED—

Paper Plate

Contact Paper

Scissors

Tissue Paper

String

It can get really hot in the summer here (like up to 120 degrees hot), so on those days, we tend to stay inside and do crafts. This paper plate suncatcher craft is the perfect way to incorporate the summer sun into our day without actually having to go out in the sun, by hanging it in the window to see the sun shine through the colors.

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FREE FAMILY SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Free Summer Activities To Do With Your Kids
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Summer is here! Woohoo! I used to not be a huge summer fan because of the heat, but since having kids I’ve grown to love summer. It’s so much fun with kids! Below is a list of our favorite free things to do as a family in the summer. We’ll definitely be checking each off our summer bucket list.

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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR CRAFT

Caterpillar Kids Craft
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It’s caterpillar season at our house. We’ve been finding them crawling around all over the backyard, so I wanted to come up with a fun craft to do with Hazel (age 2 1/2). I dug through our craft closet and came up with this paper towel roll craft. My youngest just turned 1 and wants to do everything her big sister does, so I made a version of this craft that she could enjoy too 🙂

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KIDS MOTHER’S DAY CRAFT: BLEEDING TISSUE PAPER TOTE BAG

Diy Tote Bag Mothers Day Craft Toddlers Kids
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—ITEMS NEEDED—

Canvas Tote Bag

Bleeding Tissue Paper

Spray Bottle and/or Dropper

Water

I love coming up with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day crafts that young kids can do that are things moms and dad will use and enjoy. Not just something that will get put in a memory box and eventually thrown in the trash. I still have last

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MESS-FREE EASTER EGG DYING

Mess Free Easter Egg Dying
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—ITEMS NEEDED—

Hard Boiled Eggs

Plastic Bags

White Vinegar

Food Coloring

Rice (optional)

Cody will be working a lot leading up to Easter so he’s going to miss all the Easter egg dying fun (luckily he won’t miss the egg hunt), so we decided to dye eggs early so that he could be a part of it. I wanted Iris to be able to dye the eggs too, so we opted for a mess-free option that even an 11 month old could do. And let’s be

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DOT STICKER RAINBOW ACTIVITY (FOR TODDLERS)

Toddler Color Activity
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—ITEMS NEEDED—

Dot Stickers

Paper

Markers

I bought this colorful dot stickers and have been having so much fun coming up with activities for Hazel to do with them. Because what kid doesn’t love stickers?! With St. Patricks Day and Spring just around the corner, we’ve been talking a lot about rainbows so I came up with this Dot Sticker Rainbow Activity 🙂

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ST. PATRICKS DAY IDEAS TO DO WITH YOUR TODDLER

St Patricks Day For Toddlers
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Kids make every holiday so much fun! I love that we can make holidays special, magical, and memorable for our kids. Seeing their excitement is the best! With St. Patrick’s Day next week, I wanted to make this holiday fun and special too, so I can up with some ideas and Hazel is loving them so far!

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EASY VALENTINE’S CRAFT FOR TODDLERS: DIY HEART STAMP

Easy Toddler Valentine Craft
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—ITEMS NEEDED—

Toilet Paper Roll

Paint

Paper

 

This is the absolute easiest Valentine’s craft ever, and the best part is, you probably already have everything you need at home. Just take a toilet paper or paper towel roll and bend one side of it inward so that it makes a heart shape. Squeeze some paint onto a tray and let you toddler dip the heart shaped toilet paper roll into the paint and stamp it onto paper. They could stamp it on construction paper to make a

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