Easter Crafts for Kids

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Easter Craft

It’s hard to believe that Easter is fast approaching!  It is now officially spring, YAY!!  It has been a long snowy winter here in New England and I am definitely ready for spring weather!!  I am going to highlight some of the Easter Crafts we have posted here at Toddler Craft so that you can easily find them.  It’s always fun to have kid created decorations at Easter!

Easter Crafts:

Happy Spring!!  Happy Easter! Enjoy!!

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Valentine’s Day Crafts


 

Valentine’s day is fast approaching.  If you go in the stores, they are covered with Valentines chocolates, cards etc!!  Before we know it, valentines day will be upon us!!  I think Valentine’s day is a perfect time for kids to make crafts and gifts for those they love!  I will highlight a few of the past ideas we have had for you.

Happy Valentine’s day!  Enjoy!

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Snow Flake Craft -3d


 

After hearing about the request for snowflakes in Newtown, Connecticut for the kids when they return to school, we decided we wanted to help.  We have made all kinds of snow flakes for the kids there.  We just wanted to be able to do something.  It is such a heartbreaking tragedy.

My daughter showed me how to make this great snowflake that is a little different then the typical one and I thought I would share how to do it.

  1. Fold paper in half so there is extra on the top and side.
  2. Cut the extra off.
  3. Fold into another triangle.
  4. Cut strips, but not all the way through.
  5. Open up paper
  6. Bring center together and staple or tape 7.  Flip over and take next two strips and staple, do this until you have all strips stapled. 8. Make 6 and staple them together in the center.
  7. Once you have them all together you have your beautiful 3d snow flake.  Enjoy, and Happy Holidays!!

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Thanksgiving Craft ideas for kids


Thanksgiving crafts for kids

 

It has been a challenging beginning of fall for many here in the North East with Superstorm sandy causing incredible damage to so many homes and businesses.  Seeing the pictures of destruction and the difficulties of many of my neighbors here has been heartbreaking.  Through all of this, I have seen people pull together and try to help one another.  I have seen folks here try to put together drives to help those that have had such loss in New York and New Jersey.  So, as Thanksgiving approaches,  although it has been a difficult few weeks for many, we have much to be thankful for.  Those of us who are lucky enough to have our power on and our house intact should be thankful every day!  I hope that your family and friends are safe and that you are in your home.  If you are one of those who are affected you are in my thoughts and I hope you are in a safe comfortable place while you await being able to go home and rebuild, if you can.

Since Thanksgiving is coming up and many of us will have a thanksgiving celebration, I though I would share some of the Thanksgiving crafts you can create with your kids.  I hope you enjoy your thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving.  Enjoy!

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Halloween Crafts 2012


Halloween CraftIt’s Fall!!  You can feel it in the air, school has started, the buses are out, and if you go into the stores they have changed from back to school supplies to HALLOWEEN!!  How did this happen so quickly?  But here we are, the beginning of October already!!  It’s Halloween time, which means, it’s halloween craft time!!  Kids love to make halloween crafts!!  It’s so much fun to decorate for halloween and even better when you create some of those decorations yourself!!  Here are some fun and simple halloween craft ideas to try!

 

What are you doing for Halloween?  What are your favorite crafts? Costumes?  Have a Happy Halloween!!!

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