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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

July 2012

Upcycled Olympic Medal Pins

07/26/12

Upcycled Olympic Medal Pins

Family ready for the big London games? Host your own DIY Olympics at home – and hand out these cool crafty awards to the kids!

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Craft Roundup: Repurpose Scraps into Sweet DIY Projects

07/24/12

Craft Roundup: Repurpose Scraps into Sweet DIY Projects

Party favors, banners and cute little bows – these creations tap into your kids' creativity (not to mention the leftover stash). Bonus: Some are no-sew!

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Tiny World Terrariums: Craft Book Review

07/19/12

Tiny World Terrariums: Craft Book Review

These mini collections of plants, pebbles and other small wonders are fantastic projects for kids and families – and a new title teaches you how to make them.

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Craft Roundup: DIY Olympics Fun

07/17/12

Craft Roundup: DIY Olympics Fun

The London summer games have got families revved up. Why not get pumped up in preparation for the athletic sports extravaganza with these cool kids projects?

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How to Make DIY Straw Puppets

07/12/12

How to Make DIY Straw Puppets

A little impromptu performance is a perfect way to stoke kids' imaginations during the vacation months. Discover how easy this craft project is to create!

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Craft Roundup: Cool Projects for Hot Summer Days

07/10/12

Craft Roundup: Cool Projects for Hot Summer Days

This vacation with the kids, why not kick back with these family fun DIY activities? Create ice balloons, a monster notebook and more with these nifty sites.

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DIY My Plate Project

07/05/12

DIY My Plate Project

The new food pyramid is turning one year old. Miss it? No worries. Now your kids can learn all about it – and use it with every meal! – when they make this nifty craft.

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Craft Roundup: Fourth of July Edition

07/03/12

Craft Roundup: Fourth of July Edition

Give your weekly dose of family crafting a patriotic DIY spin – just in time for Independence Day – with this batch of cool projects for kids and parents to make.

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Make Your Own Lemonade Stand and Shelf

06/25/12

Make Your Own Lemonade Stand and Shelf

It's a classic summer cash maker for kids. With this DIY project, transform the family front yard into a truly snazzy storefront for children to hawk their cool beverages!

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