15 Simple Kid Knits for New Knitters

One of the best things that fall brings with it is knitting. I tend to sew a lot, but it was so exciting to break open my knitting bag and get my needles going on some new projects! Are you new to knitting or looking for some quick knits for your kiddos (or upcoming babies)? [...]

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35 DIY Halloween Hoodie Costumes

Its amazing what one can make with a simple hoodie!  I’ve rounded up some awesome tutorials, ideas, and insparation for Halloween costumes made from hoodies and sweatsuits… Animal Hoodie Costumes   Monkey hoodie costume tutorial from Craft     Lion hoodie costume instructions from National Geographic Kids   Goldfish hoodie costume tutorial from How to [...]


Make Your Own Lunch Bag

I have yet to find a good store-bought lunch box that will take my kids through an entire school year. Maybe one of these would do the trick? Lunch Bag Sewing Patterns and Tutorials This bag is from Ellen Lucket Baker’s (of The Long Thread) book 1, 2, 3 Sew, and I absolutely love it [...]


Creative Book Coverings

My kids aren’t quite covering their school books yet, but these great ideas can be used for school books, notebooks, journals, and more! Chalkboard paint covered notebook from Warm Hot Chocolate: Felt book cover with pocket: Fabric book cover from 33stitches: Cheeky printable book cover from The Words on Paper. Paper book cover with pocket [...]


Pencil Topper Tutorials

Make going back to school a little more fun with these great pencil toppers! Pipe cleaner alien toppers from Craft Jr.: Canvas pencil toppers from Momtastic Felt pencil toppers from The Long Thread: Felt woodland pencil toppers from Whimsy Love: Felt babushka doll pencil toppers from One Crafty Mumma Craft foam pencil toppers from Whimsy [...]

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Bottle Cap Stamps

Here’s a fun and easy way to add custom stamps to your child’s art supplies! Go check out Mel’s Own Place for a tutorial on making these stamps using bottle caps!

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Make a Backyard Tent from an Old Sheet

You can make a fun and relaxing retreat for your littles with the help of a bed sheet! Craft Addictions explains how she created hers here!

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Homemade Lollipops

LOVE this simple idea for making homemade lollipops! So many possibilities! See The Decorated Cookie for the details! (via The Crafty Crow)


DIY I Spy Book

Brassy Apple made this I Spy Book as part of her self-hosted “creativity for the car” summer craft challenge. It’s such a simple idea, but one that the kids will love!  You can see how she made it, plus check out what others have made for the car, right here!


Homemade Dream Catchers

Mother Earth shares the dream catchers she recently made for her daughters to hang over their beds. This one is really beautiful and would be a great to make for or with your kids to accompany a lesson on Native Americans. Learn how to make one here!

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