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Easy DIY (no-sew) fabric doll - fun fabric craft for kids
One of the first things we learned how to make was a no-sew fabric doll. This was exciting to us because we got to make ourselves a new toy that we could keep playing with afterward! So learning how to make a charming and traditional fabric doll could be a lot of fun. This little doll by Krokotak is just perfect for kids of all ages. Plus it's super easy to make ( no sewing required! ). Instead of relying on a pattern, this doll comes together with a few measured out pieces and a bit of simple shaping with a rubber band. Try different patterns and make different types of dolls!
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Easy DIY dimensional strawberry card - summer paper craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love strawberries! Krokotak has got a fun strawberry craft for you! Make a 3D construction paper strawberry card! This 3D strawberry card is so fun to make, you’ll want to make one ( or two ) for everyone! This lovely strawberry card is a super easy summer craft, and it can be a great classroom art project. These 3D strawberries are not only fun for the little ones, they are a fun project for all ages, and also make for a wonderful DIY placeholder for a summer party. Ready to make one ( or ten ) of your own? Get the tutorial and free template at krokotak.com, and let’s get crafting :
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Autumn hairstyles - fun fall leaf craft for kids
Fall is here and with it comes the changing of the leaves. Fall colors are so beautiful, it makes you want to hang on to the season as long as you can! This time Krokotak shows you how to hang on to those colors with a fun fall craft: the autumn hairstyles ! Krokotak will give you the free printable face template , which will be a great help to create these whimsical little elf faces with their gorgeous fall leaf hairstyles. It's time to make some silly faces and give them some wacky and fun hair. So let's turn those fun shaped leaves into creative crafts and activities for your kids to enjoy:
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DIY fall leaf flower - easy fall craft for kids
When if comes to fall crafting, nothing beats fall leaf crafts ! It's one of the most fun and frugal natures crafting materials! This time bring the beauty of the changing seasons into your home with Krokotak's fun fall leaf flower craft ! Fall leaves are one of those glorious gifts of nature. Trying to find the one that is the most red, the most variegated, the biggest, or the most pristine and unblemished is a fun activity for kids in itself, but the forms and colors of fall leaves can also spur creativity and young imaginations. So head to Krokotak.com and create a bouquet of fall leaf flowers :
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Easy DIY dimensional heart - Valentine's day craft (free printable)
Are you looking for an easy last minute Valentine's day decor or gift card ? Make some of these fun and easy dimensional paper hearts! Glue it on a sweet Valentine's day card or just use them to spice up you romantic Valentine's day or wedding decoration! With this nice step-by-step tutorial and Krokotak's free printable dimensional paper heart template you can make it literally in minutes. Of course you can make the Valentine's hearts in any color and size that fits into the occasion or your home decor! Paper crafts are definitely our favorite crafts  because its inexpensive, fun and versatile!
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DIY Easy paper fruit cards  - paper crafts for kids
It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun apple craft! This paper pop-up fruit card is vibrant and fun looking just like real fruits. This paper folded pup-up fruit card and the paper fruits (apple & pear) is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this step-by-step picture & video tutorial on how to make these pretty paper dimensional (pop-up) fruit cards! Whip up a few fun paper fruits and paper worms to spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these fun little paper decors!
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DIY Origami mushroom - easy fall craft for kids with paper folding
It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun mushroom craft. This origami mushroom is vibrant and fun looking just like a real mushroom (and of course this paper fall decor is absolutely not poisonous! Even the little origami worm enjoys it! ) This paper folded mushroom is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this this step-by-step picture tutorial on how to make these pretty paper mushroomsFold a few fun toadstools and paper worms to spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these fun little paper mushrooms!
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DIY Adorable turtles from plastic bottles - recycling craft for kids
Are you looking for some fun activities for kids to do at home? Here is a super cute craft project to make lovely turtle toys from recycled plastic bottles. It’s very easy to make. Basically you just need to cut out the bottom of a plastic bottle, invert it and sew it onto a craft foam piece, and then draw the turtle. It’s a project that the entire family can work together and kids will have fun creating and playing with these lovely turtle toys. You can put the turtle toys in water and they “swim” like sea turtles. Or you can put some beans or coins inside to make some music when shaking. Anyway, there are lots of fun!!
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DIY Spring flower artwork - easy spring kids craft project
This fun spring flower artwork is not just a super fun, frugal and easy creative springtime activity for kids , creating this spring decoration is also a perfect way to spend some time outdoors with the kids ( to collect flowers and leaves ) ! To create this beautiful pressed spring flower artwork you will need: fresh ( or dried and pressed ) flowers , transparent foil, cardboard and a little glue ! This gorgeous and easy spring flower craft project is suitable for kids of all ages ( with parental supervision ).Of course you can create autumn artworks as well with this simple but brilliant craft technique as well! This DIY kids craft project also can be a great craft
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Plastic spoon bunny,chick,ladybug & wreath - Easter crafts
Look at these super adorable spring decors! They was made with ordinary plastic spoons!  This time Krokotak's and this step-by-step craft tutorial will teach you how to make these adorable spring decors : the rabbit, chick, ladybug and  Easter egg wreath out of unused plastic spoons! These adorable spring/Easter decors are perfect crafts for kids of all ages, because it so easy to make and uses simple household materials! You can use the plastic spoon rabbit, chick, ladybug and Easter egg wreath to decorate your home at spring/Easter or the kids can use them as adorable plastic spoon puppets!
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Adorable love cat necklace from clay
With a simple heart shape cookie cutter you can make these super adorable heart shape cat necklaces in minutes! Creative idea, isn't it? You can gift them on Valentine's day or Mother's day, or you can simply gift them to your friends/family members just to show your love with a simple but fun handmade jewelry! (These cute heart shape clay cat necklaces can be great accessories as well! ) With this nice step-by-step video and picture tutorial making one of these cute heart shape love cats will be a piece of cake! You can use any type air drying clay and also you can paint them to any fun color that fits into your taste!
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Simple handprint paper masks - fun kids craft idea
Are you looking for a simple, fun paper craft idea which doesn't require fancy craft materials and crafting skills? Try these super fun handprint paper masks! These handprint paper masks can be perfect additions to a spring carnival costume or you can make some with the kids just for fun! In this nice craft site you will find 3 different paper mask designs and a few ideas about how to decorate them! These fun colorful paper handprint masks also can be great keepsakes! These colorful paper masks are super simple,super quick and also super fun so even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time!
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Easy paper snowflake ballerinas - winter kids craft idea
These beautiful paper snowflake ballerinas are super easy to make, you can create some literally in minutes, and they can be gorgeous decors in your home at Christmas/winter. This can be a perfect last-minute Christmas decor or craft idea for your little girls because it doesn't require special crafting skills or any special hobby craft materials just plain white printer sheets (and this nice free ballerina and paper snowflake template from Kroktak!)
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DIY wavy paper Christmas trees- easy kids craft
Are you looking for a super easy Christmas craft that can be easily done by even the smallest crafty hands? Try this cute and unique wavy paper Christmas tree!  This green paper christmas tree can be a perfect group project in the school/kindergarten for the kids, or you can make gorgeous gift cards/tags or even Christmas tree ornamenst with them! You can use any leftover wrapping papers, construcuion papers or origami papers to make these cute wavy paper Christmas trees, it will look nice in any form!
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Paper plate Santa - easy Christmas craft for kids
Simplest craft ideas which involves recycling are alwas the best! These cute paper plate Santas are not just only a very easy and fun kids craft but it also can be a nice Christmas decor in your home/classroom/nursery! In this nice craft site you will find a step-by-step assembling tutorial in pictures and also in video format!  All you need is to create one of these fun smiling Santas is a few paper plates (with "ruffled" borders) and construction paper. The kids will love this easy winter craft project  and they can gift the Santas for the family members if they wish, because this is also a great present/card if you write in a nice message!
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Autumn fashion dolls with leaves (  free printables )
Look at these gorgeous fall inspired fashion artworks! This fall leaf fashion kids craft is not just a brilliant way to practice fine-motor skills, developing creativity and learn art / fashion but  the collecting of the leaves will be also a very fun fall activity! In this nice craft website you can find lots of different free printable fashion templates included faces and  fashion model dolls as well! Of course you can make your own fall fashion doll designs if you don't like the pre drawed ones (for example: you can cut out model girls from magazines, or ask the little ones to draw their own models)
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Origami autumn leaves - fall leaf wreath with paper folding
Origami (paper folding) is not just only an inexpensive craft technique to make gorgeous decors but it's also develops fine-motor skills! For this year's fall make a beautiful wreath  with the kids with this few easy paper folding steps! This origami paper leaf is so simple, even the smallest kids can create some! You can use any colorful origami papers, tea bags, or leftower wrapping papers to fold these cute autumn leaves in minutes! This fall decor is perfect for your home, the classroom or for the kindergarten.
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Folded paper autumn leaves - easy fall kids craft
These beautiful paper fall leaves are perfect crafts for kids in boring autumn afternoons (even the  smallest kids can create some, because it's very easy!) You will need colorful printer or origami papers and that's all! You can use any fun color to create these gorgeous paper leaves, you don't really need autumn colors to make it! In this nice craft website you can find 2 different leaf shape versions. You can use these accordion folded paper leaves  to decorate your home at fall,or it can be a perfect addition to the class room / kindergarten decor!
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DIY pompom flower fairies
These super cute pompom (yarn) dolls are not just super cute (spring) kids room decorations or toys but they are very easy to make,even for the smallest crafty hands! (And also very inexpensive, because you just need a little yarn and a few nice beads). You can create the flower pompom fairies in any color and style! If you haven't got enough yarn you can use fabric scraps or faux flowers to create the fairies' clothes and acessories.
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Upcycled plastic bottle catch game
This is a very easy to make, cheap but great kids craft / kids game idea with upcycled plastic bottles: a catching game! The aim of the game is to put the fish into the shark’s mouth, or to put the bee into the flower. The simpler variant is with a ball tied with a thread. You will need empty plastic bottles (they used white milk bottle for the shark and a Coca-Cola bottle for the flower) and permanent markers. Make the small fish and the bee from the yellow toy case of the chocolate egg.
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