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Mindy is an enormous, hand-picked, quality checked, and categorized craft / DIY tutorial collection. Our mission is to help you discover the world's best free craft tutorials, patterns, and printables! We have fantastic crafts, helpful tips, and step-by-step tutorials from talented and passionate craft bloggers all around the world. Our library consists of thousands of in-depth craft tutorials and covers an immense variety of crafts and hobbies. Whether you want to see specific crafts or just collect a few fun ideas, our team will be here for you every step of the way! Browse through our craft tutorial collection and transform the everyday things around you into fun and useful things! Whether you’re looking to master a new-to-you hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, Mindy is here to help.
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Advent calendar with forest animals (with printable pattern)
With this beautiful printable christmas advent calendar you can spice up your christmas decoration easily! (And its fun to open them, if you hide small gifts for your kids inside the boxes). You can use them as gift wrappers for small gifts for easter too, because there are so many bunnies in the printable.
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Paper island - paper toys and boxes for kids (with printables)
These ultra cute paper island boxes are a real treat. They look so fun simply as room decoration, a paper diorama of a little island (or a group of islands – there’re 6!) with its landscape and add-on inhabitants.  You can also store small things & the little add-on creatures or small gifts inside,  they are clever little boxes.
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DIY tangram rubber stamp from rubber eraser
A Tangram is a Chinese dissection puzzle consisting of 7 flat shapes . They all fit perfectly in one square. You can make all sorts of things with the pieces…animals, people,and things! Since geometric anything is all the rage, she though it would be fun to make Rubber Stamp Tangrams art and cards with the kids ! This would be so fun to make for a teacher appreciation gift –A little stack of cards and some envelopes wrapped in twine!
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Easter decoration with animals out of Easter egg shells
Spice up this years Easter with this super funny farm animal egg shell craft by Look What I Made! It's not just a super fun Easter  home decor but also a perfect Easter gift for you friends / family members. Well, it's not really a traditional Easter egg  but it very funny so absolutely worth a try! Your kids will love to make them (and use them)!  You can use any type of acrylic paint to paint the egg shell farm animals (pig,bunny,chick,chicken and sheep) if you would like to, but  the egg shells will look gorgeous in their natural beauty as well!  This Easter craft idea - the egg shell farm animals are a perfect ways to use up empty egg shells after baking, and it's a brilliant natural, frugal and cute way to decorate at Easter!
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DIY Boiled egg animals - bunny,mouse and bee
Today Eats Amazing will teach us how to make these super cute boiled egg animals ( a bunny ,a mouse and a bee ) . These cute and easy hard boiled egg animals would be perfect to go with a special meal at Easter or indeed at any time of year!You can add them to a salad, serve them up as a starter, take some on a picnic or even pack one in a special Easter themed lunch box. Eats Amazing has created step-by-step video tutorials for each of the three boiled egg animal designs so you can see how easy they really are to make at home, as well as written instructions. 
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How to make a pompom panda - yarn animals
Let’s make a cute panda pompom ! If you’re not so familiar with making pompoms in a design, we recommend that you check out Pom Maker's eye pompom tutoria l first so you can learn the basic principals with an easier design. In this step-by-step video tutorial she’ll be making the panda with the Pom Maker, so check out her basic pompom post if you’re using your pompom maker for the first time. ( Of course you can make these super adorable panda pompoms without a store bought pompom maker : just create one pompom maker fro yourself from a simple sheet of sturdy cardboard! )
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DIY Felt finger puppets - savanna animals
Time to get crafty: learn how to make adorable felt savanna animalsfinger puppets ) using the included free printable templates! These DIY Felt finger puppets are super easy to make (because felt is such a fun fabric craft material - you can cut it  easily without pesky frayed edges).Once you understand the process, you should be able to create as many different felt animals as you would like. We love these savanna animal finger puppets and they make a really cute and unique gift. Go ahead and get creative but be warned…they are addicting!
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DIY paper puzzle game - free printable tangram & challenge cards
DIY games are a simple but fun handmade gift idea ,whether you’re planning for Christmas or a birthday. Download these printable tangrams and the challenge cards for a fun kids activity to enjoy year-round. Tangrams are a simple 7-piece puzzle that can be put together in a square or an infinite number of combinations to make other shapes. They make a good activity for kids who need to be busy or just enjoy a good brain challenge. There are plenty of difficult puzzles for older kids to make with these, but even preschoolers will enjoy the simplest ones.
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DIY Rock woodland animals - rock painting for kids
Some of our favorite painted rocks are these adorable and very easy to paint woodland animals. In all honesty, they are the reason we first fell in love with rock painting crafts. And we bet that you will discover very fast how amazing is to paint on nature’s own canvas! Sonja & Jane were inspired to paint a variety of simple woodland animals that still to this day put a smile on our face whenever we look at them. Aren’t they adorable? These DIY Rock woodland animals can be left playfully outdoors in your garden or scatter them throughout your home. ( place them in potted plants or even you can using them as paper weights! )
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DIY Hand crocheted cat bed - fabric tube yarn project
Here are the video instructions for making a cat bed using fiberfill filled fabric tubes and your own hand as crochet needles ! This hand crocheted cat bed is a super fun project and super cozy as well! You can use store bought fabric tube yarn OR you can sew one for yourself with following the knot pillow making video tutorial in our site! You can hand crochet ( or hand knit ) various thing with fabric tubes . This cozy cat bed easily spices up any boring space and your cat will love it!
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Amigurumi surprise egg with 4 different animals (free amigurumi patterns)
Are your kids obsessed with blind bags, surprise eggs , or whatever else you call those little toys that you don't know what you are getting until you open it? Create a crocheted version of those surprise toys by following along 5 Little Monsters free crochet patterns ! This lovely amigurumi surprise egg can be a wonderful handmade Easter gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) This amigurumi surprise egg is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create a bunch easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crochet project doesn't require too much yarn, and it will look great in any color so you can easily personalize it!
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Easy & adorable DIY animal Valentines ( Valentine\'s day cards )
Follow along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step card making tutorial and give your parents, friends or love a super adorable handmade animal Valentine card for Valentine's day or Mother's day / Father’s day ! ( Or you can make this lovely animal card any time of the year! ) These animals are adorable, and kids will love making them. Get some craft paper and let's get crafting:
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