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Cheese and pretzel broomsticks
For this year's halloween party make these adorable cheese and pretzel broomsticks as a snack! They will be a big hit, because pretzels and cheese are delicious together! You can make the broomsticks with different favour / type cheese for the different look.
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Brownie christmas trees with sugar icing
Is there anything more delicious than the combination of peppermint and chocolate? Particularly when there’s icing and sprinkles involved?  It’s pretty much guaranteed to brighten your day.
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Candy filled easter egg carton chicks
"Don’t you love simple crafts you can easily do with your kids?  Easter is coming and these fun little candy filled Easter egg carton chicks are a super cute craft idea for kids.
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Easter activity sheets for kids
Set these activity sheets out at Easter and it should keep your kids busy long enough for you to get that ham (or turkey, or roast beef) on the table without the house being destroyed. Maybe.
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Chocolate covered strawberry hearts
Chocolate covered strawberry hearts are such a cute idea for a Valentine’s Day treat!  They are easy to make and since they are chocolate covered strawberries they are delicious too! Isn’t it crazy how fast time is flying?  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!  Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with this adorable treat.
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How to make giant soap bubbles
How cool are these giant soap bubbles!? This recipe for homemade big bubbles is so much fun! It uses simple ingredients, you can use it right away and it reliably makes medium to large bubbles. You probably already have the ingredients in your cupboard, and if you don’t, it’s nothing you can’t find at the grocery store. Try this the next time you are up for a fun, and super cheap kid's activity! For the bubble maker you can use simple drinking straws and some yarn/wire plus you can add a a nice stick to it as a practical handle.
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DIY bubble snake blower from plastic bottles and socks
These soap bubble snakes are an easy summer activity for kids! All you need is an empty plastic water bottle and one mismatched sock, and you can make the coolest, long bubble chains! You don’t need fancy bubble solutiondish soap and water work perfectly! A few minutes of easy preparation makes for a very entertaining outdoor project!
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Fire breathing toilet paper roll dragon - kids craft
This fire breathing, paper roll dragon craft is so fun! The crepe paper flames coming out of the dragon’s mouth when you blow into the paper tube! We just love it! Save this fire breathing paper tube dragon for your crafty bucket list, because it’s SO MUCH FUN to make!(And it's also a super easy kids craft project, even for the smallest crafty hands!) You can make fun  wind toys with this technique as well: just use larger paper tubes, tie a string to it's back and run with it!
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Mini bundt cake pumpkins - yummy halloween dessert
Pumpkins from 2 mini bundt cakes? It's soo cute to not to bake some! We're not sure if they are Halloween themed, or Thanksgiving themed, or just autumn themed, but we think they are just plain cute! You can decorate the bundt cake pumpkins with chocholate  and sprinkle it different candies, it will be delicious in every form! You can give the mini cake pumkins as Halloween desserts in a fun  party or simply bake some for your kids at fall!
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Easy tissue paper pumpkin halloween party favors
These super cute tissue paper pumpkin party favors are super easy to make, and you can easily spice up your gifts/treats with it (even if you are not the best in wrapping presents)! Wrap up your favourite Halloween treats, and then open up the pumpkins like presents to get to the candy inside. Wouldn’t these make adorable favours at a Halloween party? If you don't need party farvors at moment, you can use this easy but brilliant craft tecnique to create nice autumn decors in minutes! (Imagine these cute pumpkins as a nice garland or bigger versions as an outdoor decor! )
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Lollypop spiders - easy and fun halloween treats for kids
These super cute lollipop spiders are not just only fun present fro Halloween but also very easy to make! You just need some pipe cleaners, googly eyes and a yummy lollipop! If you don't want to use sugar filled lollipops you can use homemade caramelised apple balls or coconut balls sticked into a wooden stick and wrapped in seren wrap as a mutch healthier alternative! Make adorable lollipop spiders as cute halloween treats or make some to spice up the ordinary days.
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Quick Halloween lollypop ghosts with kleenex
Don’t you love a good Halloween craft project that’s super easy to make?! We’ve found the most perfect craft/treat to send to school with your kids! These lollypop ghosts are SO EASY. If you haven't got  much time to create lots of Halloween gifts /treats, try the lollypop ghosts! These are quick, simple, and totally doable! (And the kids will love them!) You will need a yummy lollypop in any flavour,   kleenex tissues, small rubber bands and that's it! You can use fabrics instead of tissue paper but this is much quicker and cheaper!
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Fun candy filled Halloween pumpkin balloons
For this year's Halloween give out these adorable candy filled balloon pumpkins as favors to all the guests! They’re such an simple and adorable party favor idea for any kind of Halloween party! And they’re so easy to make! You can draw  fun happy pumpkin faces on the balloons or if you want to make them spooky, just draw creepier faces. And you could even throw in some white balloons with ghost faces!
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Sugar covered snowman face cupcakes - Christmas dessert
These easy snowman cupcakes are perfect for winter time! If you are not the professional baker type person you can use a box of cake mix and pre-made icing for them. Or you can make the sugar covered snowman face cupcakes out of any flavour of cupcake and icing that you want, as long as the frosting is a light colour. You can give these super cute snowman cupcakes (muffins) as delicious Christmas gifts or simply bake some for the kids to spice up the boring winter days. One thing is important: normal sugar won't work because the frosting's moisture will melt it. (Only decorating sugar OR coconut flakes will work in this way.)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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