This DIY Holiday Mouse Gift Wrap can be easily made in a matter of minutes. Make an entire family of mice to put under the tree and watch children’s faces light up when you ask them who stole the cheese!
This DIY tutorial for pine cone garland and mini trees makes for an easy holiday project for your little ones. Just gather a basket full of pine cones, some nice wool yarn and colored wooden beads, and get creative with your kids! All the materials combine to make a lovely decoration for the mantelpiece.
You can easily make cute nutcrackers and angels out of air-drying clay and use them as Christmas ornaments or attach them to your Christmas presents. Air-drying clay is a great alternative to traditional pottery, which isn’t very do-at-home friendly, since you need a wheel and a kiln.
Here’s a simple holiday activity for kids that’s as fun to make as it is to play! Avalanche is a Christmas-themed DIY bowling game that puts your child’s snowball throwing skills to the test as they head off against Santa and his trusty reindeer. All you need for this recycled craft are paper rolls, a cereal box, a sock, and a few basic art supplies.
December is right around the corner, and we are getting pretty excited around here. One of our family’s favorite ways to ring in the holiday season is with an advent calendar! This jar advent calendar is simple, cheap, and fun. So basically it’s perfect, right? Make the jar, add slips of paper with the magical holiday activities on them, and enjoy the countdown!
What can I say? If you’re crafty, creative, and care for our planet, The Cardboard Collective is definitely the site for you! I discovered Tokyo-based Amber Dohrenwend’s blog via Pinterest a while ago and was immediately impressed by the scope of her work. Cardboard costumes, toys, furniture, Christmas projects … yes, the list is long and the quality of her designs is outstanding.
There’s no end to the wonderful things you can make with an old box, a few basic crafting skills, and a marvelous imagination! Cardboard is surprisingly sturdy, malleable, and versatile. Kids love playing with it, and, of course, it’s recyclable too. Not convinced? Take a closer look at some of my favorite projects from The Cardboard Collective’s blog.
The weather is starting to get pretty chilly around here, and we have officially turned on the heat and busted out the hot chocolate. I thought it would be fun to make some special cups or bottles for sipping hot cocoa and came up with these! They would be especially fun for a kid’s party. Really, do you need an excuse to invite friends over for some hot chocolate?
Up, up, and away! It’s super easy to create a customized family tree with this downloadable balloon-themed template. Just fill in your family members’ names in the colorful balloons to keep your your kin floating above the ground.
Bring some feathered fun to your kids’ table this Thanksgiving with this cute collection of printables!
Make the countdown to Christmas even more exciting with these 8 magical & inventive DIY advent calendars. There’s still time to make your own, but you’d better hurry!