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Craft Roundup: Maleficent-Approved Crafting

06/10/14

Craft Roundup: Maleficent-Approved Crafting

Disney's Sleeping Beauty villainess is making a box office splash. Celebrate the movie with some kids DIY fun, from costume pieces to cupcakes and glittery slime.

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Mini Autograph Journal End of School Year Kids Craft

06/05/14

Mini Autograph Journal End of School Year Kids Craft

If your child doesn't get an official yearbook, cut and sew a cool little booklet that's the perfect place for gathering names and memories from classmates.

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Craft Roundup: Fun Projects to Get Summer Rolling

06/03/14

Craft Roundup: Fun Projects to Get Summer Rolling

It's June! With school vacation officially around the corner, get DIY with folk candlesticks, wine cork pals, clothespin wrap dolls and beach sand/shell art.

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Quick Drawstring Backpack Kids Craft for Summer Fun

05/29/14

Quick Drawstring Backpack Kids Craft for Summer Fun

This on-the-go essential is simple and super handy. And it's way easy to make! Get DIY with a simple sewing project that'll serve your children all vacation.

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Craft Roundup: Creative Gift Ideas to Make at Home

05/27/14

Craft Roundup: Creative Gift Ideas to Make at Home

Whether it's dads and grads or even teachers and kids, these DIY gift toppers, garden markers, step stools and necktie key ring projects make great presents.

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Upcycle a Detergent Pac Container into a Planter Craft

05/27/14

Upcycle a Detergent Pac Container into a Planter Craft

Don't pitch that empty Tide or Gain bucket into the recycle bin just yet. Transform it into a bright, retro looking container perfect for succulents.

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Craft Roundup: Kid Gardening Gear, Toys and More

05/27/14

Craft Roundup: Kid Gardening Gear, Toys and More

Looking to cultivate a little green thumb? Try these DIY ideas and resources, from creative, engaging websites to felt toys and mini Disney garden kits.

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Styrofoam Critter Pals with Smooth Finish by FloraCraft

05/22/14

Styrofoam Critter Pals with Smooth Finish by FloraCraft

It can be tricky to paint on this porous white material. But a new product helps seal stuff off and creates a great DIY surface! Here's a turtle project to try.

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Craft Roundup: Photo Booth Fun Prop and Background Ideas

05/20/14

Craft Roundup: Photo Booth Fun Prop and Background Ideas

It's simple, hilarious and kids love it (parents too!). Create goofy backdrops, pipe-cleaner crowns and other great stuff for your next party or gathering.

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Coming Soon: Play-Doh's DohVinci Craft Toy for Kids

05/15/14

Coming Soon: Play-Doh's DohVinci Craft Toy for Kids

This fall, Hasbro is launching a line of cool '3-D printers' that lets children draw with Play-Doh on any surface. It hardens into awesome art overnight!

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