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August 2013

First and Last Day of School DIY Photo Frame Project

08/29/13

First and Last Day of School DIY Photo Frame Project

The new academic year starts up next week! Here's a fun crafty idea: Capture your kid's start and, all the way in May, finish – and display both in this frame.

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Craft Roundup of Easy Gifts: Super Hero Jar, Jewelry, More

08/27/13

Craft Roundup of Easy Gifts: Super Hero Jar, Jewelry, More

Need a DIY idea? Take inspiration from everything from Disney's Super Buddies to Winnie the Pooh – plus cool party blowers and a washi tape penholder.

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Duct Tape Craft Book Review: Tape It and Make More

08/22/13

Duct Tape Craft Book Review: Tape It and Make More

The sequel to publisher Barron's wildly successful first installment delivers 101 additional DIY project ideas kids will love from author Richela Fabian Morgan.

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Craft Roundup: Chalkboard Notebook, School Photo Fun, More

08/20/13

Craft Roundup: Chalkboard Notebook, School Photo Fun, More

Brighten up kids' first day back in class with a DIY project from cool blogs. Celebrate with a pool noodle pom pom shooter and dinosaur serving dish, too!

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DIY LEGO Minifig Display Magnets

08/15/13

DIY LEGO Minifig Display Magnets

This easy project lets kids display their favorite minifigurines on the refrigerator or any other magnetic surface by creating a small 'perch' for the figs to snap on to.

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Craft Roundup: Back to School Pencil Pouch, Stapler, More

08/13/13

Craft Roundup: Back to School Pencil Pouch, Stapler, More

It's just about that time! Get the kids geared up with these fun DIY projects from popular blogs, also including a cool teacher gift and fabric-covered books.

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Comic Book Washi Tape Bookmarks DIY Craft

08/08/13

Comic Book Washi Tape Bookmarks DIY Craft

Got a small-fry Spider-Man or wee Wonder Woman in your house? This easy project will get the kids running for their favorite graphic novels in no time.

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Craft Roundup: LEGO Learning, Summer Camp at Home, DIY Soft Toys

08/06/13

Craft Roundup: LEGO Learning, Summer Camp at Home, DIY Soft Toys

Relish the last days of family summer vacation with these fun projects that spark imagination and laughs. One even turns Pinterest into a bonafide craft kit!

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Make Prize Ribbon Crafts with Rosette Art by Chronicle Books

08/01/13

Make Prize Ribbon Crafts with Rosette Art by Chronicle Books

Kids discover just how cool and versatile these basic crafts can be to share, wear and display with a new title by publisher. The Make It blog reviews it!

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Tulle Bug Net and Backyard Nature Keeper Jar Crafts

07/29/13

Tulle Bug Net and Backyard Nature Keeper Jar Crafts

Kids can create a pair of fun DIY projects to help in their backyard adventures using simple costume fabric, embroidery hoops and mason jars.

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