Recycled Newspaper Dot Paint Pumpkin Art

Recycled Newspaper Dot Paint Pumpkin

Dot painting is one of my favorite mediums for little kids to explore creativity. This adorable recycled newspaper craft project for kids is such a fun way to create holiday decor. The paper crafted dot paint pumpkin masterpieces can be strung together to create a garland or used individually for cards and gift tags. The possibilities with dot painting is endless. Materials and Supplies Needed Dot Markers (Best for Young …

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DIY Teacher Lanyard with Polymer Clay

Me and My Inklings DIY Teacher Lanyard

Create a darling lanyard with Polymer Clay that any teacher would adore! Hello friends! I’m so excited to share my DIY Teacher Lanyard that I made with Polymer Clay with you. I know that sometimes working with clay can be intimidating, but it doesn’t need to be, and I’m happy to help walk you through it! What You’ll Need –Sculpey Bake Shop: Red, Gray Pink, Brown, White, and Yellow–Sculpey III: …

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Simple Embroidery Patterns Cupcake Hoop Art

Simple Embroidery Patterns for Hoop Art #hoopart #embroidery #freepatterns #meandmyinklings #anchorflossspools #coatsandclark

Let’s create Simple Embroidery Patterns Cupcake Hoop Art based on an adorable cupcake doodle and tag that I drew. This hoop art is a super fun gift to create for a birthday decoration, or use it as a gift tag! Embroidery on the Go This is one of my favorite ways to create because it travels like a charm. Packing up all of the necessities to successfully embroider is easy …

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Perfect Square Turkey Throw Pillow

Perfect Square Turkey Throw Pillow This perfect square turkey throw pillow is a great way to transition from Halloween to Thanksgiving.  It took abou an hour and it was pretty simple.  This is a great project for a beginning sewer ready to step it up to add a little personality to a project.  I love how cute it turned out and how darling it is on my couch right now …

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DIY Hand Painted Dinosaurs and Printables For Kids

Best Dinosaur Crafts and Printables for Kids of All Ages

Springtime hopefully means more time outside than inside for kids (of all ages) and a chance to do dinosaur crafts and garden, even at the same time.  There are so many things out there but I think these are the best dinosaur craft ideas for kids. I am so super excited to share this awesome dinosaur garden set from MindWare AND also share some fun printables too.  This post is …

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Vacation Craft for Kids with Clay

Vacation Craft for Kids with Clay Taking crafting supplies on vacation is such a great idea. Some days are rainy and you might find yourself indoors looking for something to do.  Crafting is also super fun outdoors and around the pool. I love this Vacation Craft for Kids with Clay! Often times the most difficult part of starting a story (whether for telling or writing) is coming up with the basics.  By …

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Recycled Paper Tube Rainsticks

Recycled Paper Tube Rainsticks Recycle paper tube rainsticks are a fabulous way to make fun, usable and creative instruments with your kids. The huge variety of colors from DecoArt’s Americana line create endless possibilities of designs, color schemes and patterns. Did you know that music ignites all areas of child development.  It supports skills in school readiness (including intellectual, social-emotional, motor and language development. Making music can help the body …

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Easy Felt Flower Garland

DIY Easy Felt Flower Garland

Easy Felt Flower Garland I love this easy felt flower garland project for so many reasons.  First of all, it is super cute.  Second…it used felt scraps and I have so many of them in all the sizes and colors.  It is easy peasy to make and can be done with a sewing machine, hand sewn or glued.  This makes it a project that would work great with kiddos too. …

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Eraser Valentine Printable

Eraser Valentine Printable This Eraser Valentine Printable is perfect to use when creating and making erasers with Sculpey Bake Shop Eraser Clay.  I love all things handmade and homemade, especially for Valentines. The clay is super easy to work with and erasers that get made really work.  Clay crafts for kids are some of my favorites because the process of rolling and smooshing and playing is so calming. I also …

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DIY Cloud Ceiling and Walls

DIY Cloud Ceiling and Walls Having a cloud ceiling and walls are all the rage right now.  I think this is because they create a sense of magic and wonder in a room. While many are completely covering their ceilings with Poly-Fil to create a total cloud coverage, I realize that this is not an option for everyone. I whipped up a DIY cloud wall that could be created in …

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