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Winter hat art project for kids with DIY pom poms
This winter hat art project by One Little Project is so much fun! We love experimenting with all sorts of "magic" and this fun little craft project is no exception. Your kids will have lots of fun hiding secret patterns on the paper and having them magically appear when you paint over them with watercolor. This winter hat art project for kids is such a fun winter craft idea! Use One Little Project's free printable winter hat template to have a fun day of crafting at home or in the classroom!
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DIY Pom pom penguin - cute and easy winter craft for kids
These pom-pom penguins by One Little Project are one of the cutest winter crafts we've ever seen! They are so adorable and really easy to make! You don’t need any special tools: just yarn , felt , scissors and glue. This lovely little penguin is a great winter/ Christmas kids' craft project for using up any spare balls of yarn in your knitting kit. Try making a whole bunch of these little pom-pom penguins in assorted sizes. They'd make perfect Christmas ornaments as well, as you can use them again and again! You could also tie them to a winter wreath , or you could hang your pom-pom penguins off a length of yarn , and make an adorable winter garland.
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Fingerprint pumpkin wall art - fun fall craft for kids
We LOVE easy crafts and activities that toddlers can do, and of course, we love fingerprint crafts ! This time One Little Project will show you how to make this super cute fingerprint pumpkin! Your kids will love dipping their fingers into the paint to help make the fingerprints for these pumpkins. If you make them on a nice thick canvas, as Debbie did, they can be pulled out each year for some cheerful fall decor! Have fun experimenting with different patterns and color combinations! ( We LOVE how the paint creates a marble effect when the colors mix! )
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DIY Coffee filter dancer - washable marker craft for kids
Look at these coffee filter dancers by One Little Project! Aren't they super pretty? We really love how bright and colorful they are! And the best part is that they’re actually really simple to make ! Coffee filter crafts are easy, fun, and less messy than most. Best part? Kids of all ages will love watching the colors swirl together as they paint! These beautiful coffee filter dancers make a fun art activity for little ones to play designer ( The kids will love designing their fashionable dancers ! ) or show them off by stringing them up in a pretty, dangling garland.
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Easy DIY no-sew sock caterpillar (sock worm) - sock craft for kids
If you've ever done laundry, you've surely experienced the missing sock dilemma. Instead of throwing out those mismatched socks , you can easily turn them into an adorable sock worm ! Aren’t these no-sew sock worms ( or sock caterpillars ) by One Little Project super adorable? And they’re super easy to make too! ( These no-sew sock worms are so easy that the kids can make them by themselves. ) get the step-by-step sock toy making tutorial at onelittleproject.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Handprint lilies - Mother's day craft for kids
These handprint lilies by One Little Project are so gorgeous and surprisingly easy to make! These beautiful handprint lilies make such a thoughtful handmade gift idea for Mother’s Day if you make a small bouquet and tie them together with a ribbon. Or you could make a bouquet of handprint Easter lilies if you use white paper. ? Either way, they’re adorable for spring and they’re a wonderful low mess craft to make with the kids !
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DIY toilet paper roll sheep - fun Easter craft for kids
We love toilet paper roll crafts because they are so easy to do and it’s a great way to recycle materials that you already have on hand! These paper roll sheep by One Little Project are just the cutest and they are so easy to make. This lovely sheep craft is a great way to celebrate Easter , even if you are doing this craft to pass the time on a rainy spring day! Get the step-by-step tutorial at onelittleproject.com and let's get crafting:
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Pompon Night fury & Light fury - How to train your dragon 3 craft
One Little Project put together a fun little craft tutorial on how to make these lovely pom pom dragons , inspired by Toothless , the main dragon character in the How to Train Your Dragon movies. She also made a pom pom dragon of the new female dragon, Light Fury. They’re super cute together, super simple to make at home and the kids will love playing with them! Get the tutorial and the free printable pattern at onelittleproject.com and let's get crafting:
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Easy DIY beaded clothespin butterfly - fun spring craft for kids
These beaded pipe cleaner butterflies by One Little Project are so pretty and so sparkly, and best of all, they’re really easy to make! ! You can make the beaded pipe cleaner butterflies in whatever colors you have on hand. There are lots of options! This pretty beaded pipe cleaner butterfly is super easy to make, and it’s likely you have all the materials required sitting in your craft cupboard already. This lovely beaded butterfly is just a perfect spring or Easter decoration or you can decorate your kid's room with these pretty butterflies.
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DIY Paper roll chick - fun Easter craft for kids
These paper roll chicks by One Little Project are so simple to make and they’re such a fun weekend project to make with the kids! These adorable little paper Easter chicks make wonderful little egg holders for your Easter table too! ( The pipe cleaner wings go all the way through the paper roll, so eggs can sit up in them! ) These paper roll chicks only take about 5 minutes to make and they are definitely simple enough for kids to make by themselves. Get the step-by-step tutorial at onelittleproject.com and create a bunch with the kids :
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DIY Peanut Christmas ornaments (Santa, reindeer, penguin and snowman)
These peanut Christmas ornaments are another one of those classic Christmas crafts that you’ve probably forgotten about. It's sad because these peanut Christmas ornaments are so adorable and they're really easy to make! They're such a fun and simple Christmas craft to make! Add something special to the Christmas tree for your favorite little peanut. These charming holiday peanut ornaments will be memorable and beautiful additions to the holiday decor. Get the tutorial at onelittleproject.com and create your own little peanut Santa, reindeer, snowman and penguin ornaments :
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DIY Yarn ball pumpkins - fall yarn craft
Have you seen those gorgeous multi colored yarn balls ? We love them! So why not make some in the beautiful colors of autumn ? Or even better: turn those little yarn balls into pumpkins by following along One Little Project's step-by-step yarn ball making tutorial! These yarn pumpkins are such a gorgeous little fall craft project – great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle. They’re beautiful on their own, or in a group! So grab a skein of yarn and make festive yarn ball pumpkins with One Little Project's simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor.
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Easy DIY paper sunflowers - fall craft for kids
These folded paper sunflowers by One Little Project are so easy to make! It’s crazy what you can make with just a few folds of paper ! These paper sunflowers are the perfect craft for late summer or fall. They are bright, beautiful and lots of fun to make! This sweet paper sunflower can be a perfect decor in your home at summer / fall , you can decorate your wedding party with them ( in pastel colors ) , or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick paper flowers in any other color than sunflower yellow / orange, which makes them great party decorations as well!
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Q-tip sheep - easy Easter craft for kids
Are you looking for a cute craft to celebrate that Easter is almost here? This adorable q-tip lamb craft is such a cute way to bring some festive spring energy into your house! You can use the lamb as a place card holder, set up a few in a spring display on the mantle or just make them as a fun Easter activity with your kids . No matter what you use it for, it’s pretty hard to look at this cute little q-tip lamb without smiling!
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DIY Plastic bottle penguins - winter craft for kids
Let us present you One Little Project's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle penguin ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic soda bottles , and turning them into adorable penguins is one of them. These water bottle penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect winter craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. This project is definitely a winner for your little ones on a cold and dreary day! Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle penguin doubles up as a lovely gift bag ( if you switch the cotton balls with small candy or gifts ) which makes it even more perfect!
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Pumpkin lollipops - easy Halloween party favors
The kids LOVE the idea of jack-o-lanterns , but they’re too little to cut anything out themselves. Which is why these pumpkin lolly pops are pretty much fantastic for them. They can draw half a dozen little faces on the pumpkins , and when their five minute attention span is up, they’re happy with themselves and what they’ve created! These lolly pop pumpkins are really easy to make ! If your kids are older they can help with the cutting and assembling, but if they’re little, you can let them have the glory of drawing the faces on the pumpkins. These guys make awesome Halloween party favors or treat idea s, and you could even send them to school as a class treat!
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Easy DIY Beaded pipe cleaner people - pipe cleaner craft for kids
Turn everyday craft materials ( drinking straws, pipe cleaners, and beads ) into an adorable pipe cleaner family! Construct these acrobatic friends by One Little Project , then pose them any way you like. These pipe cleaner people are super easy to put together: in less than 10 minutes you can make a whole pipe cleaner family ! This posable pipe cleaner figurine is a perfect craft project at a summer camp or in the classroom. Get your kids to choose the color combinations and lets' bend those pipe cleaners!
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DIY Easy pipe cleaner finger puppets
These pipe cleaner finger puppets are super easy to put together.  In less than 10 minutes you can make one little puppet for each little finger. We love buying craft supplies from the dollar store, but we're usually stumped on what to do with pipe cleaners.  But these puppets are a great use of dollar store materials! These easy pipe cleaner finger puppet is a perfect craft project at a summer camp or in the classroom.  Get your kids to choose the color combinations and bend the pipe cleaners while you can do the glue gunning. Or make these for your toddler and watch them play with delight as they try to get each little puppet on their fingers.  These are also a fun and easy weekend craft project to do with you kids.
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DIY Rock photo holders
These DIY rock photo holders are super easy and relatively inexpensive to make. You can find a bag of smooth river rocks at the craft store and some copper wire at the hardware store, or pretty much anywhere! Paint the rocks solid colors or mix it up with patterns. You could even just keep them unpainted for a more rustic feel. These little photo holders would be such a cute gift for dad or Grandpa for Father’s day. Wouldn’t they look adorable sitting on an office desk? The DIY rock photo holders can be customized for any decor. We think they would also look really classy if you just painted them white or gray!
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22  Sidewalk chalk idea - funny photo backgrounds
This list is fantastic if you need a little bit of inspiration to take your sidewalk chalk from a boring game of X’s and O’s or hopscotch to a fun “Wow, that’s so amazing!” adventure! There are tons of great ideas! And even better, you can take a photograph from a second floor window and keep the memory as a keepsake! These sidewalk chalk photo background ideas are simple and super fun to draw (and use), we absolutely love them! From princess crowns to under sea adventures, there are tons of fun ideas to help you make a whole new world in your driveway with a simple set of colorful chalk!
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50+ Adorable kids snack ideas (for picky eaters)
Do you have crazy picky eaters at home?  This round up of adorable kids snack ideas kind of takes things to a whole new level. I know, you don’t have a lot of time to be whipping up a grape and pear peacock, but maybe, just maybe your little one will actually eat her lunch if you make it. . It might take some extra time, but it’s totally worth it! Even if you don’t have picky eaters, these snack ideas are just plain fun! From strawberry fishes and grape balloons, to bunny pancakes and pineapple bird houses, there are tons of priceless  food ideas to make for your kids. Go ahead. Make them smile today!
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Easy DIY mason jar Easter gift with a chocolate bunny
These mason jar Easter gifts are so cute!  And we love that it’s not overkill for chocolate and candy. You can give them to your own kids, or they’d also make adorable gifts for grandkids, teachers and even coworkers and friends. These mason jar Easter gifts are  so simple to throw together and mason jars seem to make simple things look fancy. And when they’re empty, save the mason jar for the next fun craft project! This mason jar Easter gift  is such a fun idea if you plan to give Easter gifts to your kids! You can make this in jumbo version of you choose bigger jars or imagine a chocolate bunny family in a fish bowl or a glass vase!
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How to decorate Easter bunny cupcakes (muffins)
These Easter bunny cupcakes are such a fun little treat and they are definitely easy enough for kids to make! Seriously, aren’t they adorable?! Those marshmallow ears are just so flipping cute! And best of all, they are easy enough to make, even your little ones can create a pretty awesome looking Easter bunny cupcake!  The marshmallow ears look amazing, and we love the coconut fur! These are such a fun idea for an Easter treat idea, or would even be great for a spring birthday! If you’re looking for more cute spring /Easter treat ideas, check out our other Easter gift ideas as well!
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How to tye dye Easter eggs with food colorings - fun egg painting
These tie dye Easter eggs are SO FUN and they’re so simple to make! The colors are bright and beautiful and since it’s just food coloring, the eggs are completely safe to eat! And if you wear rubber gloves and make them over top of a large baking sheet, it’s shockingly easy to clean up too! There has to be something you can do with the beautiful tie dyed paper towels you’re left with at the end so you don’t just throw them away? What if you cut out a square of each paper towel, pinch it together in the middle with a pipe cleaner or clothes pin and turn it into a super simple tie dyed butterfly when you’re done?
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Wine cork angels - Christmas tree ornament with wine cork
If you are missing a few Christmas tree ornaments and need some new ones, make these little wine cork angels! They couldn’t be cuter and are so easy! Or maybe you just need an easy Christmas craft to do for girls’ night. Wouldn’t these wine cork angels be fun to make with friends while enjoying a glass of wine? Whether you save your wine corks or not, you can whip up these little angel ornaments in no time! The craft store sells bags of corks just for projects like these! Add your own details to give these angels a little personality. They would be perfect hanging on the Christmas tree or added to the outside of a present. Who wouldn’t love one of these as a bonus on their Christmas gift?
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Paw print salt dough ornaments
Are you looking for an easy Christmas craft with pets that can be a gorgeous decoration and a sweet keepsake at the same time? Try these paw print salt dough ornaments! It’s such an awesome keepsake to be able to pull out each year to hang on the Christmas tree! You can make these paw print ornaments in any style you like to match your pup’s colouring and personality! You can make the paw print salt-dough ornaments in any size and with all kind of pets! (Even birds,reptiles and small mammals can help you to create some awsome ornaments and keepsakes just let them walk trough the fresh and soft dough)
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Glittering pospicle stick Christmas trees - kids craft
You know what those coloured popsicle sticks are absolutely amazing for? Making tree shaped Christmas ornaments! These popsicle stick Christmas trees are so easy to make and they’re so beautiful! The kids will need your help with cutting the popsicle sticks, but other than that they should be able to do the rest themselves. I’m pretty sure they’ll love decorating their little trees with the rhinestones! This little popsicle stick and rhinestone Christmas tree  can be a great ornament for your Christmas tree or you can give them as nice little gifts!
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DIY snowman led tea light Christmas ornaments
The dollar store tea lights aren’t going to win any awards by tricking people into thinking they have a real flame, but they are PERFECT for these little snowman Christmas tree ornaments. Did you ever think a fake plastic flame could substitute for a snowman nose? We know we didn’t! But it’s pretty much exactly what a carrot would look like! These tea light snowman ornaments are really easy to make and they look ADORABLE! You can buy most of the materials from the dollar store, so it’s a great inexpensive craft project. Switch up the colours to add even more personality to your snowman family!
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