Craft Roundup: Olympics, Valentine and Caterpillar Projects

We've got a busy February on our hands this time around! Valentine's Day is just 10 days away and the winter Olympics kick off this Friday, Feb. 7. If you and your family enjoy crafting for holidays and special events, you've got some fun options to choose from. This week's roundup is part-valentine and part-Olympics, with just a hint of a favorite storybook thrown in for good measure.

Chenille Olympic Rings

These Olympic rings, in pipe cleaner form, can be transformed into garland or other simple decorations for your Olympics viewing party. Check out the SNAP! blog to see how it's done.

I 'Chews' You Valentine Craft

One look at this feisty, hungry little heart and your family will be saying, "chomp, chomp!" You can learn how to make this fun valentine over at All for the Boys.

Confetti Gold Medals

A second Olympics option from SNAP! Have your children celebrate the home team's victory with these confetti-filled medals. Make them for place first through third.

Hungry Caterpillar Simple Bead and Pipe Cleaner Craft

When it's time for a story, it's also time to craft. You can make an easy DIY version of Eric Carle's beloved literary character, star of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, with a few craft supplies. Check out this tutorial from the A Mummy Too blog.

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