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Aug 6, 2013
09:26 AM

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!

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

We had some strange weather in July, didn't we? Well, it's time to put that aside (fingers crossed!) and enjoy the last few weeks before school, sports practices, meetings, etc. all start up again. It's time to have some fun! In this week's Make It roundup, we've found some guaranteed-good-time ideas to get you crafting, either on your own, for your kids – or with your kids. Which project will you start with?

 

Learning with LEGO

Your children already love building with LEGO bricks – but what about learning with them? One Perfect Day features this idea of using the bricks as an educational tool for learning fun.

 

Darby Smart

You've found a Pinterest project you'd love to try, but can't quite seem to find all the right supplies to get it going. Don't worry, Darby Smart has you covered. They've picked some of the most popular Pinterest projects and turned them into a kit. A click of a mouse and you're on your way!

 

Summer Camp in a Box

Turn any Saturday afternoon into a day at summer camp. You Are My Fave puts a few of their favorite camping-inspired goodies into one box that's packed with outdoor entertainment.

 

DIY Pillows and Soft Toys Made From Recycled T-Shirts

You can do a lot of things with your child's favorite T-shirts, like making a keepsake T-shirt quilt. But what about pillows and soft toys? Cathie Filian shows you how with a simple sewing project perfect for beginners.

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