When it comes to making mom smile on Mother’s Day, I find that it is best done with something that you really put thought into. For the boys’ grandmothers (including my mom) that means a homemade gift that I made myself, or my boys created. Plus, the best part is, how excited my kids and she gets when they open it together. Looking around for some new inspiration from other creative bloggers, I collected over twenty homemade gift ideas for mother’s day that I know moms, grandmothers and aunts will delight in. Check them out and let me know what you think!
It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day, and there is something about this magical day that delights children.
Maybe it’s the gold coins and leprechauns? Gold and glitter are two items that are sure to delight all children. In case you are looking for a few craft ideas that you can make with your children, both school-aged and preschoolers, look no further. I’ve gathered together a collection of more than 20 St. Patrick’s Day Kid Craft ideas that are sure to please your littlest Leprechauns!
How do you celebrate New Year’s? Do you go out with a spouse, or with a large group of friends? Or maybe stay home and ring in the new year with your kiddos because who wants to deal with all of that traffic, and it’s hard to find a babysitter? If you do decide to stay home with your kiddos or with friends to celebrate the arrival of 2017, there are so many different crafty creations to help you easily to prepare for your party, no matter how big or small. Here are more than twenty craft tutorials of Festive New Year’s Eve Crafts that you can create to decorate your house, wear to your party or help you create a memorable celebration!
I don’t ever remember seeing a lot about Dia de Los Muertos when I was growing up, but these days, I see lots of decorations at Michaels for Day of the Dead crafts with bright and festive skeletons and skulls. After the Big One’s schools started doing Sugar Skull crafts and activities, and I saw how pretty they were, I thought that maybe a few crafts and treats to celebrate the Day of the Dead would be fun. They definitely add a bit of color and design into otherwise orange and black Halloween season. Did you know that Dia de Los Muertos originates in Mexico and the Aztecs? I didn’t! I also I didn’t know that the Day of the Dead takes place from November 1st to November 2nd, with the first day having more child-centered focus and the second day having an adult focus. Regardless on which day you choose to celebrate, there are so many wonderful Day of the Dead Crafts, Snacks and Tutorials that are available on the web. Here are just a few of them that I found.
Whether you’re a child of the 80’s or a child of today, you have heard of Super Mario Brothers! Super Mario Brothers are one of the most iconic symbols of video gaming as we know it, and they are entirely beloved characters in our house. You may remember by all of the fan gifts I have made for the Mellow Man, including two sets of coasters, and Perler Bead art for his office. Once Halloween comes around, your entire family can dress up with different Super Mario Brothers Costumes as Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Yoshi, Princess Peach, and run from house to house to collect those delicious treats. Plus Super Mario is timeline, you can wear these costumes on college campuses, and even to a party for the grown-ups. Everyone gets to feel “Super” on Halloween when they don their Super Mario Brothers Costumes for Halloween. Right now, I know that you’re probably on the prowl in trying to find the perfect costume or accessory to make your Super Mario character come alive. So, here’s over 15 Halloween costumes for people of all ages, and some accessories to add a little star glitter to your reality.
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