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.
Looking for a funny Valentine to give the one you love? Love llamas? I am combining them both today into this free printable Valentine’s Day card that everyone will love. These are even perfect for the kids to give out at school. I also have instructions for you to use your Cricut and the print and cut feature if your wish. You see this is Valentine’s Week around here where I will be posting Valentine ideas that use the Cricut machine all week. You can even scroll to the bottom of this post and see tons of ideas from our blog partners for this series.
Make a toddler matching game with your Cricut in an afternoon. This fun game is something that any child would love. I customized it with trucks, tractors, motorcycles, and wheels of all types. For any toddler that loves cars, this game is a must! My tip is to make this with your scrap pieces of heat treat vinyl. It is the perfect way to use up all of those small bits.
Add this preschool snowman craft to your must make list this winter. Cute popcorn boxes your little ones will love making. You can then sit around and enjoy a movie while you eat your popcorn. You could also add these to a fun winter play date. Cute, easy, and oh so perfect for winter! This one was originally posted over at Crafts Unleashed where I am a paid contributor, however, I thought I would post it here in case you missed it.
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.