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Silly Monster Bookmarks DIY

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Silly Monster Bookmarks DIY

Reading has become a favorite activity in our home. We do it every evening together and our oldest has become a great solo reader. In fact, we have so many books going at once now that we need to have more bookmarks. I found this adorable monster bookmark craft and thought it was the perfect way to get my kids crafting while helping us to solve our bookmark dilemma. This craft is super fun and very creative. Paper folding and crafting is a great hands-on activity for little hands that love to keep busy. I Heart Crafty Things has a...

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DIY: Watercolor Snowflakes!

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DIY: Watercolor Snowflakes!

Art is a window into my soul. It helps to bring joy and light into the world and makes my house bright and festive during the holidays. As a teacher, I get two weeks break during the holidays, and that means I spend my time soaking up my own kids and enjoying holiday traditions. One of our biggest traditions is creating holiday-themed art together. This year I wanted to do some fun snow-themed art. As SoCal natives, we do not get much snow. However, we recently had a huge (in SoCal standards) storm hit us on Thanksgiving. It blanketed our...

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DIY Paper Christmas Light Garland

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DIY Paper Christmas Light Garland

Christmas decorations are my favorite part of the holidays. I love to dress up my house and make it fun and jolly. My kids love to get in on the joy as well. So every year we add a new DIY decor item to our collection. This year I wanted to add something colorful to their new homework station. I scoured Pinterest and found the most adorable little faux light garland made out of cardstock. This adorable craft is from Stubbornly Crafty and it is the light of my holiday craft list! This sweet and simple DIY craft is so...

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Autumn Tree Painting

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Autumn Tree Painting

Art projects are always a great idea. I love to work on seasonal projects, and fall is my favorite season with its beautiful colors. I love to hang all of the beautiful projects my kids create to give my house a little more color and life. With the trees starting to change color I want to bring all of the bright colors into my house. So I found this fantastic project that will let me do just that! This autumn tree painting with cotton balls project from Projects With Kids is exactly what I needed. It gives my little guy...

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Halloween Craft: 3D Werewolf Art

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Halloween Craft: 3D Werewolf Art

Art is a fantastic way to celebrate a holiday. As a parent, I love creating art with my kids; it allows me to create memories and remember them forever. I usually save my favorite art pieces my children make, and I use them as decorations for my favorite holidays. I have dozen of art pieces for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, and Halloween. Every year I add to my collection. This year I found this really fun 3D art piece from Arty Crafty Kids. It lets the kids create a 3D werewolf art piece to hang on the wall. It looks incredibly...

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