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  • Instead of a Leprechaun trap, try making this EXTRA lucky, whimsical green Leprechaun garden for a St. Patrick's Day surprise - with free templates! Freebie: Leprechaun Gardens for hello, Wonderful

    Ok, so….this is going to sound a little kooky, but have you ever planted a few old pennies the day before St. Patrick’s day…? Call me crazy, but I kinda enjoy a little good-natured mischief, so instead of trapping leprechauns I try to keep them happy by planting a little something green and giving them a cozy leprechaun […]

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  • This bold modern art project for kids deconstructs rainbows to create bright & colorful collages inspired by Frank Stella Make: Deconstructed Rainbow Collages

    My über-creative friends at Oh Creative Day and Little Button Diaries host a fantastic and inspiring Instagram account (@get.creative.with) challenging followers to get creative with a new theme and new guest host every week. If you’re having a day when you just can’t come up with one thing for your kids to do, make this […]

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  • This magical DIY unicorn garden is simple to make and an imagination-inspiring surprise for dreamers big & small! Make: A Unicorn Garden

    A couple Fridays ago, over on our Instagram I started a new weekly tradition. Every Friday I’ll be sharing a project that uses a little easy DIY’ing and a lot of imagination. This week’s fantastical creation began with a curious gift of special “seeds” and sprouted into a magical pot of unicorns! If you’ve never […]

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  • Create a storybook Valentine with bright, blooming hearts! A fun paper craft for kids. Make: Mixed Media Market Bouquet Valentines

    Last month I was invited to take part in the amazing 31 Days of Love series that Red Ted Art creator Maggy started a couple years ago. Red Ted Art is one of our favorite go-to sites for adorable, yet easy kids crafts, so I was beyond thrilled to participate! I knew right away what I […]

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  • Our adorable free printable Tweetheart valentine is ready to deliver mini messages of love in his satchel (and can actually fly!) Freebie: Messenger Pigeon Valentine

    Well, Valentine’s Day has totally gone to the birds over here. 😉 Between the cuckoo clocks and this new little buddy, we are bound and determined to fly by and deliver some printable Valentine love your way this year! Meet “Tweet-heart” (shoutout to our Instagram friends for the adorable name recommendations). This sweet little Messenger […]

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  • This quick little art project is a fun way for kids to experiment with making landscapes from torn paper and simple stamps! Make: Torn Paper Landscape Art

    I’ve been daydreaming of mountains and forests and epic top-of-the-summit sunsets this week, so I thought I’d share a project that can help you all escape winter and head for the hills with me! If your kids can rip paper (and what kid doesn’t love a good paper ripping) you’ll be able to create some […]

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