Make Your Own Plastic
You are never too old to learn something new! I had no idea that you could make your own plastic using milk and vinegar, did you?

After finding the directions in a book, Sarah from Frugal Fun 4 Boys tried …

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DIY Marble Run from Toilet Rolls

You might want to start saving toilet paper rolls now so you can have the kids try this fun game. Nicolette from, Powerful Mothering, explains how she created this marble run using 11 toilet paper rolls, a cardboard base, tape, …

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Coffee Filter Peacock Craft

The colorful feathers of this peacock are made by dotting coffee filters and bingo daubers or paint dot markers. Once the dots are on the coffee filters, they are moistened with a little water to get a watercolor design. This …

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How to Make Glove Monsters

By the middle of winter, many households find themselves with an orphaned glove or two. Instead of throwing them away, pull out a few craft supplies and some batting or Fiberfil and then craft some of these adorable monsters shared …

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Straw Beaded Bracelets

February is International Friendship Month so what better way to celebrate than tomake friendship bracelets? These aren’t your traditional friendship bracelets made with embroidery floss and beads, these are made using colorful straws that are cut into small pieces and …

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When I first came across this post on boymamateachermama.com I had hoped it was an article on how to get my child to actually sit and do their homework. Then I thought maybe it had a secret parents compartment that …

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Valerie from Inner Child Fun shares this fun tutorial for making stepping stones. These stepping stones are quick to make with minimum mess. Use recycled cereal boxes for the molds. Use a rapid set cement which you could mix in …

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I have recently started a milk bottle top collection next to my recycling bin. I don’t know what I am going to make yet but I am collecting them knowing one day I may need 100′s.

This link is …

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Childs Play Music shares this article on creating musical instruments with scrap metal. How perfect would these be for yard play? Not only do they resemble up-cycled or reclaimed art they are practical and imaginative. I don’t think I would …

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I’m pretty sure that by now, we all have an old computer sitting in our closet just waiting to be used for a craft, right? Well, if you have one, you may want to let your children use their creative …

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Sometimes I am amazed at how beautiful simple household items can turn out with a little creativity and paint. These egg carton flowers are just that…beautiful and simple. You can find the tutorial over at hennymats.…

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Often times I have random things that I don’t want to get rid of because I believe that we could use them in a craft project. I end up putting the randoms into a plastic baggie, and wondering when that …

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maya*made is one of my favorite blogs and artistic crafters ever! I love how she found this portable table to easel in a vintage book that her grandmother used to teach with in her nursery school…priceless. In addition to the …

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These windchimes are so fresh and ‘summery’ looking. I think my favorite part is the glitter…how fun! Head on over to hands on: as we grow for the tutorial.…

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