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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

February 2013

Craft Tool Review: Fiskars Fuse Creativity System

02/28/13

Craft Tool Review: Fiskars Fuse Creativity System

This two-in-one letterpress and die-cut machine is great for tons of kids projects. Check out the Make It blog's review of this cool new crafting device.

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Craft Roundup: Simple Family Projects for Snowy Days

02/26/13

Craft Roundup: Simple Family Projects for Snowy Days

With winter lingering in Michigan, it's the perfect excuse to stay inside and craft one of these cool items with your kids!

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George Washington's Play Quarters for Kids Pretend Fun

02/21/13

George Washington's Play Quarters for Kids Pretend Fun

Looking for a cool bit of 'change' for your children? Bake up these cute little quarters (pennies, too) to bring those Presidents Day week lessons to life.

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Craft Roundup: Little Projects for the Family

02/19/13

Craft Roundup: Little Projects for the Family

DIY doesn't always shave to be a giant project – or mess. This week, we serve up chalk pastel hearts, small signs for teacher, printable paper bags and a nifty T-shirt idea.

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Simple Sticker Portfolio Book Kids Can Make

02/14/13

Simple Sticker Portfolio Book Kids Can Make

Funny how those fun little stickers can wind up all over the place, eh? Herd up your collection with this customizable DIY project the kids can craft up.

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Craft Roundup: Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year Projects

02/12/13

Craft Roundup: Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year Projects

This past Sunday, Feb. 10 – families rang in the Chinese New Year. And with Valentine's Day just days away – kids can celebrate both holidays with some crafting fun!

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His & Hers Valentine's Day LEGO Jewelry Crafts

02/07/13

His & Hers Valentine's Day LEGO Jewelry Crafts

Show a bit of affection to your kids – or your hubby, wife or parenting partner – with these spiffy chain-link bracelet craft projects.

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Craft Roundup: More Valentine's Day Projects for Families

02/05/13

Craft Roundup: More Valentine's Day Projects for Families

Feel the love! Here are four DIY tutorials that caught our eye here at Make It. Decorate with lots of hearts – or make cool cardboard goodies to surprise the kids.

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Make a Bouncy Wiggly Valentine's Day Surprise Box

01/28/13

Make a Bouncy Wiggly Valentine's Day Surprise Box

Want to make your kids' hearts bounce – with delight? This simple, cute DIY craft project is the perfect way to show your love, handmade style.

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