Finished the supposed vessel - it somehow turned into a suspended art textile piece! Crochet and hand dyed yarn. Blogged about here: la-belle-helene-journal.blogspot.com/2010/10/sun-and-shad...
Make a cardboard castle using discarded boxes and toilet paper rolls
There are many ways to build a castle with children. Once I already made a small cardboard toy castle with my kids, but this time we wanted something more impressive. For our castle we collected cardboard boxes of different size, and toilet paper tubes. Using those building blocks, paint and some colored paper, we created this castle with floors, round towers, windows and a cone-shaped roof. This project is very easy and straightforward. Reverse the boxes, stack them one onto another, put…
Egg Carton Penguins
It's really snowy right now where I live. I know, I live in Canada, so I shouldn't get to complain. It's kind of to be expected, right? But yesterday, we got about a foot and a half of snow, and call me crazy, but that seems like a lot of snow for one day! Buses were cancelled. The roads were terrible. And our house felt drafty all day long. And now they're calling for crazy low temperatures for the next few days. Brrrrr... Does anyone else find it frustrating that even though buses are…
My little sister just showed this to me. I know what I'll be doing come Christmas break!
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How to Make a Fedora (Indiana Jones')
How to Make a Fedora (Indiana Jones'): The fedora is the hat of gangsters and detectives, its distinctive form drawing us into the era from which it emerged. This iconic felt hat is what comes to mind when we hear of such heroes as the intrepid Indiana Jones. My son is currently mad abo…
Make These Cheerful Egg Carton Flowers for Mom! | Coupons.com
Let kids use their creativity to show moms, grandma's, aunts and more they love them with these cheery and bright egg carton flowers!
Your kids will love making these #StarWars inspired tubes. We love leftover cardboard tubes -- they're so easy to come by and can be made into nearly anything. Raid your recycling bin and prep cardstock to craft these beloved characters from the Star Wars universe. Since they cost close to nothing to make, your kids can put 'em in the ringer when reenacting their favorite scenes.
Nanny Anita's Loo Roll Unicorn Marionette | My Baba
Use spare loo rolls to make a loo roll unicorn marionette. Not only is it a fun craft to make but it also makes a great homemade toy to play with.
Cardboard Box Boat | Nanny Anita | My Baba
Turn an old cardboard box into a cardboard box boat in a few easy steps. It's great for adding a new level to kids imaginative play.
Loo Roll Heart Stamping Craft For Valentine's Day | Nanny Anita | My Baba
Make beautiful heart pictures for Valentine's Day in this Loo Roll Heart Stamping craft for children.
Crafts | Disney Family
Grab your scissors, grab your glue! Find hundreds of Disney-inspired art and craft ideas for kids of all ages including holiday and seasonal crafts, decorations and more.
Fire Breathing Dragon Craft for Chinese New Year | Nanny Anita | My Baba
With Chinese New Year just around the corner I needed a craft to do with my Beaver Scout colony for part of a badge that they are earning. This fire breathing dragon one looked a nice and simple one to do with 15 6-8 year olds.
Paper Plate Hot Air Balloons | Nanny Anita | My Baba
Aren't these paper plate hot air balloons cute? They are really fun to make with kids and look adorable when hanging up.