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Easy DIY 3D heart card ( Valentine\'s day card )
This Valentine's day, don't forget to give your loved ones a big hug ! When it comes to giving the perfect gift for Valentine's day, it's the thought that counts, which makes this lovely dimensional heart card craft by I Heart Crafty Things a perfect Valentine's day gift! Everyone loves a gift comes from the heart! This easy, DIY 3D heart card is a simple craft , and ( if you add personal notes to them ) it will make you smile every time. This easy DIY 3D heart card is just the perfect gift to tell your loved ones just how special are they!
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DIY Pop-up love birds card ( Valentine\'s day card )
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Valentine's craft for kids to make this winter , this lovebirds card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. I Heart Crafty Things' easy to follow tutorial makes this lovely lovebird Valentine's card a super easy and fun ( kids ) craft to make. This lovebird craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your loved ones! This adorable little lovebird card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion.
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DIY Paper Christmas gnome finger puppet - fun Christmas craft for kids
Making your adorable DIY Paper Christmas gnome finger puppets is easy-peasy: no master skills or expensive craft materials required to create them. ( It's also a super quick papercraft , which makes this little gnome finger puppet perfect for kids of all ages! ) This Paper Christmas gnome finger puppet is such a cool Christmas craft for kids to make in the classroom or at home ( especially on a rainy day ). Read I Heart Crafty Things's step-by-step Paper Christmas gnome finger puppets making tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Santa envelope puppet - Christmas craft for kids
Are you ready for some Christmas fun ? This paper bag Santa puppet by I Heart Crafty Things is such a fun interactive winter craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling. ( They are super simple to create and provide hours of fun pretend play at home or at school ) Create Christmas elves and reindeer as well , and have fun putting on a festive puppet show ! ( They would also make a great activity for a Christmas party. )
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Paper plate Santa Claus - fun Santa craft for kids
Christmas is such a fun time of the year for crafting! If you're looking for a fun Christmas craft for your preschooler, this lovely little paper plate Santa by I Heart Crafty Things will be the perfect choice. Using a paper plate and some glue made this one so simple and adorable! This paper plate Santa craft is such a fun classroom project to make as one paper plate makes two crafts and you can use scrap materials for everything else. Making paper plate crafts in the classroom is always so much fun! Your c lass or kids will enjoy making these fun paper plate suns with you. Read the tutorial and learn the how to's:
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DIY Silly pumpkin face flip book ( fun fall craft for kids )
Oh, those sweet childhood memories! We just loved those flip books where you could mix different faces with different bodies and costumes to make silly characters. Did you have one of those? I Heart Crafty Things created this awesome silly pumpkin faces flip book for Halloween. This fun, silly pumpkin face flip book will grant hours of giggly good time between you and your children. Your kids will have a blast deciding which is their favorite silly pumpkin face combinations! Of course, this technique is just perfect for creating other flip books with different themes: create a silly face flip book, or a monster flip book with different creature parts.. the combinations are really endless!
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DIY Paper aspen tree art - fall craft for kids
Have you ever had crafty inspiration when you are out enjoying nature ? We just love those gorgeous aspen trees with their bright yellow fall colored leaves. Those beautiful aspen trees inspired I Heart Crafty Things to create this paper aspen tree art project that is perfect for the fall season. The way the aspen trees pop off the blue background gives this art project some fabulous dimension. These are sure to look gorgeous hung up on display for a fall art project. Get the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting !
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DIY egg carton whale - fun summer craft for kids
We LOVE egg carton crafts ! Egg cartons are great for recycled crafts , and they can also create amazing three dimensional crafts. This time I Heart Crafty Things created this fun egg carton craft for kids : the egg carton whale! Isn't is super adorable? So, don't hesitate: get the step-by-step tutorial and turn your recyclable paper egg cartons into lovely whales that will have your kids cracking up!
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Easy DIY paper flamingo finger puppet - summer craft for kids
Create a playful, flamingo finger puppet! This adorable little pink flamingo finger puppet is super simple to make and makes for an afternoon full of puppet show fun for the whole family. This paper flamingo is such a fun interactive summer craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling. The paper flamingo finger puppets are fun to create, and the kids will have a blast playing with them afterward. They would also make a great activity for a flamingo theme summer party.
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DIY Paper plate bird puppet - fun spring craft for kids
Spring is the perfect season for learning all about birds and making fun bird crafts with the kids. This paper plate pop up bird craft by I Heart Crafty Things is so quick and easy to make and such fun to play with! This paper plate bird craft is great for toddlers and preschoolers who will love to see the little bird chick hatch from its egg again and again! Pull the bird puppet down to make it hide in its egg and push it up to make it hatch! So much fun! Head to iheartcraftythings.com and learn how to make it:
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DIY Pop up tulip flower card - Mother's day card
If you’re looking for a gorgeous Mother’s day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s day pop up tulip flower card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. Her template makes this gorgeous pop up flower card an easy kids craft to make and mom or grandma will adore the special message hidden inside the pot when she opens it up on her special day! Once you learn the simple technique of how to make a pop up card , you are sure to be addicted. Get the free pattern and tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Superhero mum - Mother’s day gift
Moms are the ultimate superheroes! Their strength in the midst of difficulties and their pure, infinite love is the real superpower ! Celebrate your superhero Mom this year with this DIY superhero Mother’s day gift by I Heart Crafty Things! Kids will love customizing their superhero to look just like their mom and will win over their mom ’s heart not only because it’s darling but the delicious chocolate !
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DIY Mother's day flower pot tulip card - Mother's day gift idea
If you’re looking for a gorgeous Mother’s day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s day flower pot card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. Her template makes this gorgeous flower pot card an easy kids craft to make and mom or grandma will adore the special message hidden inside the pot when she opens it up on her special day! Get the free pattern and tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card - Valentine's day craft for kids
Pour your heart out with this gorgeous heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card! This time I Heart Crafty Things will show you how to make this beautiful Valentine card from a few sheets of simple craft paper in no time! Homemade cards are not only a joy to create but they are also super special for the recipient to open up. This 3D hot air balloon card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and create yours today:
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DIY cactus Valentine card with felt hearts - Valentine's day craft for kids
Making homemade Valentine cards is a perfect arts and crafts activity for kids to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This DIY cactus valentine card by I Heart Crafty Things is such a great example of how kids can use their creativity to make a darling Valentine card for their loved ones. Using a few simple craft materials and I Heart Crafty Things' cactus Valentine card template , kids can create this DIY Cactus Valentine Card in no time at all:
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Easy DIY Christmas craft stick puppets (Santa, reindeer, elf & snowman)
It’s time for Christmas puppets ! These cute Christmas stick puppets by I Heart Crafty Things are super simple to make ( especially with I Heart Crafty Things' free craft stick puppet template ) and the kids will love to put on a puppet show with them after making them, or they can use them as fun props while singing along to their favorite Christmas carols. This time I Heart Crafty Things will teach you how to make this adorable little craft stick puppet Santa, Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, an elf and a snowman. Let's get crafting:
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DIY Santa and reindeer stick puppet - fun Christmas craft for kids
Looking for simple, fun and adorable crafts to do with your kids this Christmas ? Get into the Christmas spirit by making these adorable and fun p aper puppets with your kids. These paper puppets by I Heart Crafty Things are not only adorable but really fun to make and perfect for a cold winter day. These lovely Santa and reindeer puppets even make perfect Christmas decorations for your Christmas tree ( just leave out the craft stick and attach a string to it's back! ) Head to iheartcraftythings.com and learn how to make them:
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DIY Owl baby painting - fun fall craft for kids
Fluffy baby owls are so cute! These wise birds are incredibly popular right now, so why not make this super cute baby owl-painting with your children and watch the delight on their faces? These sponge painted baby owls are easy to make and an absolute joy as well, so why not get underway and make these delightful birds that will add color and creativity to your household? Follow along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step owl painting tutorial and create your very own super cute baby owl painting :
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Easy DIY yarn wrapped tree - fall craft for kids
This yarn wrapped fall tree craft by I Heart CraftyThings is not only gorgeous, but it is also awesome for toddlers and preschoolers for working on strengthening fine motor muscles. You could also prep the activity beforehand and have it ready as an afternoon busy bag activity. These little yarn wrapped trees are simple to craft and even more fun to decorate with! Imagine them hanged on dried branches accompanied with other simple DIY fall decorations ( such as walnut owls or pompom pumpkins! )
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DIY Styrofoam cup owl - fall craft for kids
Owl crafts are seriously one of our most favorite things, because who doesn't love owls ? These styrofoam cup owls by I Heart Crafty Things are adorable, simple to create and are fun for any time of the year. There are also some fun children’s books that are a great complement to this craft. Seeing these lovely little styrofoam cup owls up on our craft shelf brings an enormous smile to our face every day and we know they will do the same for you! So visit iheartcraftythings.com for the tutorial and let's get crafting:
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DIY Newspaper fox - woodland craft for kids
We have a wonderful craft idea for all the fox lovers out there - let's make a newspaper fox ! This cute newspaper fox craft by I Heart Crafty Things combines using recyclable materials and painting with watercolors so you are in store for an afternoon full of crafting fun. So head to iheartcraftythings.com and make a super cute newspaper fox ! Kids will love making it and you probably have a lot of the supplies already.
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DIY Felt cactus softie (free sewing pattern)
Your children will delight in this adorable DIY Cactus Plushy. It is easy to create with I Heart Crafty Things'handy template and tutorial! Cacti are among our favorite plants , and we think it will be very nice to have a few cacti around the house at summer. The solution? None other than some super-soft ( and everlasting ) felt cacti , of course! This felt cactus craft is easy, quick and the outcome is so lovely! This sweet felt cactus can be a great home decor or classroom decor at summer ! Get the free sewing pattern and tutorial at I Heart Crafty Things and create your very own fun cactus plushie :
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DIY Paper llama finger puppets (free pintable template)
Say hello to summer with this super fun llama craft ! IHeartCraftyThings decided it was time to bring a colorful llama theme into a fun kids craft so today we are sharing how to make these playful llama craft finger puppets. Not only are they super fun to create and decorate but kids will have a blast playing with them afterwards. They would also make a great activity for a llama theme party. Paper is such a versatile material! You can make so many different kinds of things with paper. DIY paper craft ideas are great for activities involving kids, teenagers as well as adults.
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DIY Cupcake liner fish - fun summer craft for kids
Did you know cupcake liners make the perfect base for a fish kids craft ? With following along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step tutorial you can create the most adorable ocean fish scene out of cupcake liners ! This adorable fish kids craft is a great craft for any time of the year but especially on those hot summer afternoons when you need to take a break inside. Fish crafts are always a delight to create with children ! These cupcake liner fish are simple enough to do in kindergarten and still fun for older kids too.
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DIY Interactive paper sailboat - summer craft for kids
This time I Heart Crafty Things and Artsy Craftsy Kids share this super fun and simple summer paper craft with you! This paper plate sailboat craft is super simple to make and is perfect as a playful summer craft. You could also make this fun interactive paper plate sailboat craft any time of the year after learning about sailing or to go along with a favorite ocean adventure themed children’s book. Preschooler s might also enjoy playing with this craft while singing row row row your boat. ( Just swap the sailboat to a boat ) So many fun possibilities!
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Super dad - fun father's day gift with chocolate (free printable)
Every dad is a Super Dad because all dad’s have some mega super powers, don’t you think? This Super Dad father’s day gift idea by IHeartCraftyThings is going to make your dad feel super special on Father’s Day . this super fun father's day gift making tutorial comes with a wonderful free printable template. The kids can personalize the message on the back of the Father’s day gift so they can share what they feel makes their dad extra super!
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DIY Butterfly paper plate puppet - fun butterfly craft for kids
Kids will not only love the creative process of making this paper plate fluttering butterfly craft but afterwards they will have a blast getting to play with it. All they have to do is move the craft stick around on the back of the paper plate and watch as their butterfly flutters around the sky and above the colorful flower garden . This creative butterfly craft by IHeartCraftyThings is perfect for a colorful spring craft or summer craft and makes a great compliment to learning about and observing butterflies around your home or neighborhood.
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DIY 3D Hyacinth flower mothers day card - paper craft for kids
Are you looking for a simple and gorgeous Mother’s Day card idea to make this year for Mom or Grandma ? This hyacinth flower bard by iheartcraftythings.com which is super simple to make with the help of their free flower template. The best part: these paper flowers won’t wither after a few days so Mom and Grandma can keep this beautiful Mother’s Day card as a keepsake for years to come.
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3D Butterfly card - easy spring craft for kids
Spring is here and that means you can get giddy about creating pretty butterfly and insect crafts. Today iheartcraftythings.com shares a fun tutorial with us about how to make this simple 3D paper butterfly card. It’s a simple and colorfu l spring craft that kids of all ages will love. Kids will adore using their creativity to design the wings of their colorful butterflies . Download the template for this simple paper butterfly craft at iheartcraftythings.com :
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Paper chick finger puppet - easy Easter craft for kids
We are obsessed with easy and fun puppet crafts . Not only are they a cute craft for kids to make but they are incredibly fun to play with afterwards. Make a few easy paper chick finger puppets with the kids and use them for all kinds of early literacy fun. You can use colorful paper to create the chicks facial features or simply paint or draw it, you simply can't do it wrong! You can add other animals / characters to your collection with this easy finger puppet making technique to create a whole finger puppet theater.
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