You can make a car play mat in an afternoon for your little one or any other child you need a DIY gift idea for. This portable mat is perfect for play on the go. Just pop the cars inside, fold it up, and drop it in your purse. Your little one can then play with the cars on the road anytime and anywhere! This one was originally posted over on the Darice blog where I am a paid contributor, however, I am sharing it here in case you missed it.
I could not leave holiday Craft Lightning week without a handmade gift idea and this Lego travel case sure fits the bill. This is an easy gift idea that the little one on your Christmas list will love. They can now play with their Legos anytime and anywhere. Read on to see just how I made it. If you have missed any of the 15 minute holiday crafts this week, be sure to catch up with day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4. You will also want to scroll to the bottom of this post to see the crafts from today’s blog partners. This post is sponsored by Zuru Mayka Toy Block Tape however all projects and opinions are my own.
Today I am going to share some cute thumbprint art for your Christmas tree. Get kids of all ages involved in making a thumbprint tree then you get the pleasure of the memory year after year as you pull your ornaments from storage. I love ornaments with meaning and memories! This post is a part of Craft Lightning where we are sharing crafts that take 15 minutes or less all week. You can catch up with the fun with day 1 and day 2 of our series. You will also want to scroll to the bottom of this post to see our ideas from today. This post is sponsored by Testors however all projects and opinions are my own.
Who needs a few snowman decorations for their tree? When you can make them in about 5 minutes, I think we all do! I am in love with these wood bead snowmen and how simple they are. Grab your craft supplies and whip up a batch today! This is the second day of Craft Lightning where we are sharing quick and easy holiday crafts all week. If you have missed any of the fun so far, be sure to click here to catch up with day 1. You will also want to scroll to the bottom of this post for a ton of ideas for today from our blog partners for this series.
There is nothing better than a handprint ornament. It is an easy craft you can make with your kids and it is also an ornament to treasure year after year. Pulling out those sentimental ornaments is one of my favorite parts of the holiday. This one was originally posted as part of my paid design team status on Crafts Unleashed. It is also kicking off Craft Lightning week! Every day this week I am sharing holiday posts that take 15 minutes or less to make. You can scroll down to the bottom of this post to see the crafts from our blog partners for this series as well.[Read more…]
This painted rocks tic tac toe game is perfect for your Thanksgiving kids’ table. I painted rocks to look like turkeys and pumpkins just for a fun game that will keep the kids entertained. You can make your own version with a few supplies. Get the kids involved in the painting as well. They will love helping to create this fun fall themed game board. This post is sponsored by DecoArt however all projects and opinions are my own.
Need Halloween candy ideas? Want to make this year extra special? Try turning your candy into these adorable witch legs. Your trick or treaters will love this cute treat and you will love just how easy they are to make. This is a part of Cricut Halloween Craft Lightning week. All week we are sharing 15 minute Halloween crafts that can be made with your Cricut. No Cricut? No problem! You can actually enter to win one later in this post. You can also see the crafts from today’s blog partners for this series at the bottom of this post. Missed some of the fun? Catch up with the craft ideas from day 1 here.
You can make some outdoor yard games for your lawn and enjoy what is left of summer with your family. For me, nothing screams summer like the smell of a freshly mowed lawn. Get out there and enjoy it with this game idea. I am going to show you how to make a reversible checkers and tic tac toe board below but I am sure you can come up with more fun ideas for hanging out on the lawn. I am also sure that you want to maintain a healthy lawn that is perfect for playing games like these so this post is sponsored by Grass Seed USA. All projects and opinions are my own however.[Read more…]
I have a fun fall bucket list for you today that you can print for free. Like it or not, fall will be here before we know it. Get the most out of the season by printing our list and checking off the items as you go. Jump in some leaves, visit a haunted house, and so much more. Don’t let time slip away! Download our list and pop it on your refrigerator to capture all of the magic of the season.
Pool noodle games are great for inexpensive summer fun. We had a ton of fun creating an obstacle course with dollar store pool noodles. You can set this up in your own yard in just minutes then have a competition to see who can kick the ball through the course. These are also great for soccer practice!