Need some Lego activities to help keep the kids busy this summer? Yea. Me too. I thought I would round up a few I found here for you to get started on right now. Want the kids to learn a bit while they are playing? I also have a great book that will teach STEAM activities while playing with Legos. Now that is a win-win!
Have you seen chalk spray paint yet? It is chalk…like sidewalk chalk….but in a spray paint container. Y’all it is brilliant for outdoor fun this summer with the kids. Read on to find out how to use it to create some fun projects in your backyard. This post is sponsored by Testors however all projects and opinions are my own.
Did you know that you can make your own puzzle? Yes a personalized name puzzle is easy to make with the Cricut Maker and the knife blade. It is so easy that I made one as part of Craft Lightning week this week. If you have missed any of the fun this week, be sure to catch up with day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4. You will also want to scroll down to the bottom of this post for the ideas from today. Now let’s make a custom name puzzle in minutes!
Handprint painting is one gift that dad will treasure forever after you give it to him this Father’s Day. I have a quick and easy idea to get toddlers, babies, and even older kids involved in creating a fun gift this year. Dad is sure to love the results! This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed where I am a paid contributor, however, I am posting it here in case you missed it.
This toddler gift for mom is something that she will cherish forever. Using their little hand prints to decorate anything is a great gift idea. This hand print tray will be used over and over again in the kitchen and for parties. Each time she will get to remember what a thoughtful gift this was as well!
Lego crafts are so easy when you pick up some Mayka tape. In fact, it makes creating this building block bracelet take only a few minutes! If your kids love building blocks, this is the perfect addition to their Easter basket or make it together for a fun craft night. This post is sponsored by ZURU however all projects and opinions are my own.
Make a cat puppet for your little one in minutes by using your Cricut machine. I have a cut file for you below that you can use to get started on these finger puppets right away. You have to love a handmade gift for the little ones! Be sure to make our llama finger puppet as well as they make a cute pair!
Is there anything better than a smiling llama? I think not! I made a llama finger puppet pattern using the Cricut. It is perfect for the little ones that love the Llama Llama series of books. Pick up your supplies and make one for your child or to give as a gift.
This is a part of Craft Lighting this week where we are sharing 15 minute felt crafts all week. If you have missed any of the fun, be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for today’s ideas and also catch up with day 1, day 2, and day 3.
I have been wanting to try my hand at making a sock snowman for a while now. They are adorable and a great use for those extra socks that we all have around the laundry room. I thought I would use this as a kick off to felt Craft Lightning week as well. You see all week I will post a 15 minute or less craft that uses felt in some way. I will also have other ideas from my co-hosts as well as our blog partners for this series. You can see today’s ideas at the bottom of this post then stay tuned all week for even more felt crafts that you don’t want to miss. For now, lets see how to make a sock snowman!
Cat in the Hat activities are the perfect way to celebrate Read Across America Day. Make a Seuss bookmark with shrink plastic in minutes. You remember shrink plastic right? I am willing to bet that you made shrinky dinks when you were little. Well guess what….it is perfect for crafts now that you have grown up a bit as well. This project is also so easy that the kids can do it but don’t let them have all of the fun.