Monthly Archives: November 2008

Recycle CDs into Crafts

Eventually every home begins to accumulate a stack of CDs that they have no use for anymore. It could be that free trial for America Online mailed to you 5 years ago, a game you no longer play, a bunch of emails you don’t need anymore…the list goes on. But what should you do with […]

The Nutty Squirrels Game

Family Fun posted a really cute and fun craft for kids: the Nutty Squirrels Game. All you need is an egg carton, brown felt and pipe cleaners, googley eyes and some paint and you are on your way! Ok, plus a single acorn (just wander outside and grab one) to place underneath the squirrels. Really […]

Turkey Handprint Decorations

It’s an oldie, but a goodie, the turkey Thanksgiving home decoration created from handprints from children of all ages. But, it’s also a great economical way to decorate, keep kids busy and create a turkey family of your own! The concept is pretty simple, you’ll need construction paper in various turkey colors, like brown and […]

Create Colored Sand for a Fun Party

Colored sand is great fun to play with and economical to boot. All you need is sand, food coloring, paper towels/newspaper and a large space to layout the sand to dry while the color infuses. Obviously if you’re throwing a crafting party that plans on using colored sand, you want to do this ahead of […]