Category Archives: Kid Crafts

Fun with Contact Paper!

Mia’s occupational therapist has been recommending for a while that we put some contact paper up on the wall to encourage Mia to work on standing up.  The idea is that you put the contact paper up, sticky side out, … Continue reading

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DIY Flair Badges

Get excited.  I found a new youtube channel and I’m obsessed.  This girl is awesome and she has me all inspired to try new things.  I’m even considering trying some mixed media stuff since it looks so awesome when she … Continue reading

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“Snow Day” activities

Y’all, I live in Texas.  Not Alaska!  We are not meant for cold weather and I kind of lose my mind a little when I can’t send Raptor outside to play.  I’m happy to report that this activity kept her … Continue reading

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October Daily Day 1

It time for October Daily!!!  And RaptorDad surprised us with a new photo printer!  <3 I scored a free 6×6 Halloween paper pad at Archivers so I decided to let Raptor make an October Daily of her own.  She usually … Continue reading

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Tissue Paper Stained Glass

As we’re wrapping up A is for Apple, I thought that this craft deserved its own post!  By far our biggest hit of the week was the contact paper “stained glass” apple craft. It also has the benefit of being … Continue reading

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Clay Christmas Tree Ornaments

I wanted to make an ornament with the girls this year and this seemed like a fun thing to try so I decided to combine them. I recommend putting down some wax paper first, the clay is super sticky. I … Continue reading

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Felt Christmas Tree

I caved.  Everyone and their dog has made this felt Christmas tree.  I’ve seen it all over Pinterest.  I decided that I had to make it.  (It required a lot or arm twisting.  ::wink wink::)  I didn’t have a large … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Resisting No

Raptor Dad here, with a post that is a little more philosophical and a little less how to. Little Raptor loves to paint and be creative which makes me smile. I have a degree in art after all, it was … Continue reading

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Pointillism Fail

This seemed like such a good idea when I saw it on Pinterest.  Trust me, it’s not.  At least not if you have a 3 year old. We started off strong.  I drew a circle on some paper, gave Kate … Continue reading

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Spin Art

Michael had the day off from work today so we headed up to Hobby Lobby to look around for a fun project to work on.  We ended up buying a spin art machine.  How fun is that?!?  I totally remember … Continue reading

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