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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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Fun Kids Craft Events in Spring in Southeast Michigan

02/27/14

Fun Kids Craft Events in Spring in Southeast Michigan

In March and April 2014, find DIY projects at Home Depot, Creative Arts Studio in Royal Oak, Pewabic Pottery in Detroit and the LEGO KidsFest in Novi.

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Craft Roundup: Fun Plush, Paper, Crochet and Lego Ideas

02/25/14

Craft Roundup: Fun Plush, Paper, Crochet and Lego Ideas

Looking for a fun family project? Try a stuffed marshmallow, washi tape card, crochet bracelet or trick for turning an old container into Lego-head storage.

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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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Minecraft Creeper Tote Bag DIY Project for Kids

02/20/14

Minecraft Creeper Tote Bag DIY Project for Kids

The popular game transforms into an easy craft that children can make with a few free downloadable templates, a canvas bag and fabric markers.

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Craft Roundup: Small Gifts that Make Big Statements

02/18/14

Craft Roundup: Small Gifts that Make Big Statements

Whip up some DIY ombre striped office supplies, a tooth fairy pillow, Polaroid-frame tea bag tags and mini balloon love messages with these blog tutorials.

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