KCWC at Elsie Marlie

If you sew and have kids you will definitely want to join in on this big sewing party! Meg (Elsie Marley) hosts the Kids Clothes Week Challenge twice each year, Spring and Fall, and it’s basically 7 days of frenzied sewing. It’s always fun to join in with other sewists on the same mission and [...]

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DIY Masking Tape Roadway

I love all of the details in this homemade roadway!  All of it, including the cityscape in the background, was made from colorful masking tape (painter’s tape, washi tape…whatever you choose to call it). I think this idea could work equally well for those without a dedicated play space if you used a rug that [...]

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6 DIY Cardboard Crafts for Kids You will Love

On the heels of yesterday’s upcycled shoebox, I thought it would be fun to share some cardboard inspiration from around the way! I love this cardboard castle from Mer Mag. Duct tape gives it a colorful boost and adds a little durability to boot! My daughters would live this cardboard play house from She Knows [...]

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Felt Roadway Play Mat

Peixinhos No Sotao shares a simple play mat idea for playing cars. She offers a basic template, so you can keep it simple or jazz it up as you wish! See it here!

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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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Busy Book Ideas

Busy Books are very popular right now…for good reason. They’re compact and loaded with fun things for littles to do while (hopefully) sitting quietly. If you’ve been thinking about making one but are at a loss for ideas, be sure to check out Little Hands Big Work. I love the pages in her most recent [...]

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Matchbox Dollhouse and More

  Trixi, from Coloured Buttons, has been coming up with some really amazing kid toys using matchboxes as her foundation. This doll house is incredible with all of its tiny details, plus she’s added a bit of ribbon going through the roof making it highly portable (and fun to wear)! She didn’t stop with this [...]

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Summer Activities Round-Up

The first day of Summer is just a couple days away! Here are some fun ideas to help get you through these long days! Count down the weeks of summer with this Sunshine Patterning Activity from Her Cup Overfloweth! Make and Takes has a great list of items to keep handy for summer crafting. Bag [...]

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Child’s Travel Pillow

Anybody who has ever attended a sleepover or gone on a camping trip knows how cumbersome it is to carry your belongings with a pillow stuffed under your arm. Maya*made has come up with a simple solution that will have you thinking, “Why didn’t I think of that!” Go here to be inspired by her [...]

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Another Look at Freezer Paper Stenciling

Freezer paper stenciling is a ton of fun and so easy to do! If you haven’t tried it, go take a gander at the explanation from Painting Pink Pajamas. She recently made this sparkly sea horse using the freezer paper stenciling technique, and I’m feeling re-inspired to do some more projects with fabric paint…this time [...]

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