It’s hard to believe that this weekend is the final weekend for the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival! The celebration has been taking place in Holly since the end of August and it’s safe to assume that many fans of the festival have been more than once. If your family still hasn’t made it out there yet, now’s the time! Check out our event guide to this year’s festival to find out all important information. And take a look at this week’s roundup for some Renaissance-inspired crafting.
Do your children want a costume for the festival but there’s just not enough time to put something together? Take a cue from First Palette and make some masquerade masks.
How would your children represent what matters most to your family during a festival parade? Check out Smart Books for Smart Kids for an idea on how to make a colorful family crest.
Get into the spirit of exploring castles by creating your own! Easy Crafts for Kids shows you how to turn old cardboard into a creative craft project.
For the family member who insists on being extra noble at the festival, consider going as a knight. Say Not Sweet Anne shows you how to construct this DIY costume for just $20.