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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

March 2014

Clay Play Keys Craft for Pretend Fun for Big Kids

03/27/14

Clay Play Keys Craft for Pretend Fun for Big Kids

The real things are irresistible fun for children. Use Fimo craft clay to make a hands-on set for the kids in your life who are in kindergarten or older.

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Craft Fun Inspired by Disney's Frozen Movie

03/25/14

Craft Fun Inspired by Disney's Frozen Movie

Let it go – and let loose with some very cool kids projects, including Olaf snowman drawing, princess capes, activity sheets and 30-plus additional DIY ideas.

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On-the-Go Story Tin Craft Projects

03/20/14

On-the-Go Story Tin Craft Projects

Transform an empty mint tin into a perfect play accessory for kids! A bit of paper, Mod Podge and imagination is all it takes, plus a Lego minifig or two.

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Craft Roundup: Costume and Dress-up DIY Projects for Kids

03/18/14

Craft Roundup: Costume and Dress-up DIY Projects for Kids

Add a cape inspired by Disney's Frozen movie, a tie tac for kids, robot party hats and a spiffy milk carton house to your kids imagination arsenal.

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Wise Craft Book, Q&A with Mom Blogger Blair Stocker

03/13/14

Wise Craft Book, Q&A with Mom Blogger Blair Stocker

Kids can repurpose and recycle thrift store gear, scraps and natural stuff with the 60 projects in this DIY crafter's new book. Learn more in our interview.

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Craft Roundup: Paper Dress Fashion, Rainbow Loom Suit

03/11/14

Craft Roundup: Paper Dress Fashion, Rainbow Loom Suit

Get inspired by two kid-friendly outfits that have gone viral, thanks to 'Mayhem' and Jimmy Kimmel, and make bunny paper dolls and watercolor crochet wall art.

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St. Patrick's Day Clever Clover Card Uses Green Hearts

03/06/14

St. Patrick's Day Clever Clover Card Uses Green Hearts

Grab a heart-shaped puncher and some card stock, or a stamper and inkpad or paint pen, to make this cool DIY greeting in time for the March 17 holiday.

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Craft Roundup: Target Party Gear, Kid Hipster Ties, More

03/04/14

Craft Roundup: Target Party Gear, Kid Hipster Ties, More

These DIY ideas are inspired by young crafters! Discover a cool new collection by blogger Jo Cho, winter 'story stones' – even how to make your own baby wipes.

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Book Making Resources for Kids in Southeast Michigan

02/24/14

Book Making Resources for Kids in Southeast Michigan

If your children love paper and creating notebooks or stories, try five local resources: Blick Art, Greens, Paper Source, boundedition and 826michigan.

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Accordion Notebook Book Making Craft for Kids

02/24/14

Accordion Notebook Book Making Craft for Kids

Looking for a fun paper craft that doubles as a place to jot doodles or maybe notes on future DIY projects? This does it and upcycles an empty cereal box, too.

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