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DIY Ninja turtle ornaments
If your kids loves Teenage Ninja turtles this DIY Ninja Turtle Ornament tutorial by The Crafting Chicks is perfect for you! It's so easy and fun! Make a simple fun set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Ornaments with a few simple household materials. You kids will love these fun Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Ornaments! Hang your favorite teenage turtle on your tree or create them just for fun! These DIY Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ornaments are bright and fun additions to the Christmas tree of any TMNT fan or collector.
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DIY craft foam minion boxes from toilet paper tubes
Do you or your kid love the Gru/Minions movie? Are you looking for something easy, fun and handy? If your answer is yes, this easy and fun minion cardboard tube box is a perfect recycling kids craft project for you! Al you need is a toilet paper roll and some craft foam ! Of course, you can make the minion cardboard tube boxes with colorful construction papers if you haven't got craft foam at hand, and you can create all types of minions with this technique! ( Imagine an evil minion from purple foam and a fluffy yarn hair! )
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Cookie monster rug with chocholate chip cookie pillows
Bring everyone's favourite cookie eating monster home with your own cookie monster rug. This iconic blue abomination was just begging to be remade into a bear skin rug. Using blue faux-fur fabric and some other textile supplies, he was able to make this rug in under an hour. This furry and soft cookie monster rug is great for kids, and the cookie pillows really make it complete. Better hide your cookies, as this furry blue monster is ready to steal all your goodies (and then your heart) !
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Easy Pikachu craft - paper Pokemons
If you love the Pokemon Go game or the old Pokemon anime/manga series , you will love this qick and super easy Pokemon craft ! Grab some yellow paper and make a super cute paper Pikachu for yourself or for your friends! This origami model is very easy, you can fold one easily even if your are a beginner in paper folding ! It's a perfect low-budget Pokémon craft idea for the kids , because you just need paper and pens to make one. You can draw funny facial expressions to your finished Pikachu and use it as a ( finger ) puppet, or as a bookmark
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Origami pokemon bookmarks - paper folding for kids
They have taken 9 of the most popular Pokemon characters and turned them into bookmarks with step by step guide to help your kids make fabulous bookmarks too! A great way to get kids reading or make a whole set of these and use them as cute pokemon finger puppets! In this nice kids craft website you can find 9 different paper pokemon corner bookmarks to make, with video tutorials! Origami (paper folding) is a great technique because it's easy and costs almost nothing!
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DIY Colorable Pokemon evolution caleidocycles
Your kid loves the Pokemon anime (cartoon) or the Pokemon Go game? Are you looking for easy paper crafts for kids? This fantastic never ending Pokemon Evolution DIY kaleidoscope or kaleidocycles is the best kids craft project for you! This simple paper toy is really magical: rotate it, and watch their favourite Pokemon characters, Bulbasaur, Eevee, Charmander and Squirtle, as they evolve ! And this was made with a simple sheet of paper! Absolutelly brilliant! In this nice kids craft website you will find 2 different versions of every pokemon characters: a colorable black and white and an already coloured versions!
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Grinch tree - whimsical Whoville Grinchmas ( Christmas ) tree
May I present you everyone's recent favorite christmas craft the : Grinch tree ( aka Grinchmas tree ) ! This whimsical christmas tree came directly from Whoville to bring smile on our faces! Isn't it soo fun and gorgeous? You will be surprised how easy is to make one! You can use pine tree branches or real living trees in your garden , it will look gorgeous in any form! You can use this Grinchmas tree ( Grinch tree ) to decorate your home at Christmas , or give miniature versions as cute whimsical Christmas gifts to your loved ones! You can decorate these alternative Christmas trees with any color ornaments that fits into your home!
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DIY Optimus Prime costume from cardboard (Transformers)
Are you looking for  the most AWESOME Halloween (or dress up party) kids' costume that ever created? Try this Optimus Prime costume!  Probably you won't believe me but it's completely made from cardboard! It's truly amazing, isn't it?  Of course you can create a simplier version, just use this nice step-by step tutorial on how to make an amazing Optimus prime (Transformers) costume from cardboard with a few clever trick! Cardboard is perfect for sharp geometrical shapes like Optimus's body and head (and also for other Transformers or car characters). I bet this gorgeous Optimus Prime costume is every (little and big) boy's dream costume!
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Easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume for kids (no-sew)
We love easy and fun DIY dress up / Halloween costumes ! For this year's Halloween ( or the next dress up party ) create this fun and easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume ! This nice step-by-step video tutorial will show you how to make this SUPER easy Ninja Turtle costume. This handmade costume is great for a group of friends, plus you can totally change it up however you want! The teenage mutant ninja turle costume is perfect for boys and girls , and for kids and adults both! If you haven't got aluminium turkey pan at hand you can use cardboard instead
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100 Easy DIY last-minute halloween and dress up costumes
In this nice video tutorial you will find 100 different halloween/dress up party costume ! Unbelievable, isn't it? Each of these DIY costumes are super easy, quick and doesn't need special craft equipment or skills to make! The most of the costumes can be made with simple everyday household objects / outfits. If you haven't got any costume ideas for this year's halloween or dress up party for yourself or for the kids, watch this nice DIY costume collection video ! Absolutelly worth the time! In this collection you will find simple movie character outfits, animal costumes , cartoon character costumes , pun costumes and a lot more!
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DIY personalised keychains from plastic food cotainers
We love simple upcycling/recycling ideas especially when it comes to plastic ! Watch this nice video step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make cute personalised keychains from siple ( clear ) plastic takeaway boxes ! The only important thing is: ONLY plastic boxes with mark 6 will work with this oven shrinking method ! ) Instead of clear resin you can use simple clear nail polish to finish your work ( or a glittery one for a more unique look ). You can use any cartoon characters to create these cute keychains / charms and give them as nice gifts/accesories for any occasion!
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DIY Little red riding hood Halloween costume (with sewing pattern)
I your kids love the Little red riding hood story they will love this beautiful Red riding hood costume! In this nice craft blog you will find a step-by-step sewing guide and a free template for making this gorgeous Red riding hood costume, and as an extra you can find here the big bad wolf anf granny costumes as well! So this idea can  be a perfect group or family Halloween / dress up costume! Well, this Little red riding hood costume is not the easiest DIY costume in the world but if you love to sew  it will be a piece of cake! Or alterantively you can use ordinary girl clothes similar to this design and put them together!
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Quick MiIckey and Minnie mouse ears - costume for kids
This super craft tutorial will show you how to make your own Mickey or Minnie Mouse ears in 10 minutes or less! This easy DIY costume acessory project is super quick, inexpensive and your kids will love them! These felt mouse ears can be perfect additions to your Minnie or Mickey mouse costume or you can make some for your kids' upcoming birthday or dress - up party !  You can make the Minnie and Mickey mouse ears from stiffened black felt or even black construction paper will work well!
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DIY no-sew Minnie mouse costume
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this super adorable, quick, inexpensive, no-sew Minnie mouse inspired halloween costume ! This adorable Minnie mouse Halloween or dress up party costume is simple to do, and could totally work as a "last minute" costume idea! You can make one Minnie mouse costume for yourself or for the kids , this brilliant costume idea will works with kids of all ages and adults too! You can make the costume in red or pink, it will be a great hit in any form! To make one Minnie Mouse costume you will need red ( or pink ) tulle , black felt , a pearl necklace and and black clothes.
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DIY Garden toad-stools from tyres and tree trunks
Learn how to make these super cute DIY garden stools using tree trunks and tyres! They look just like mushroom toadstools and are perfect for little bums!  This might be one of the best recycling outdoor projects you have seen yet! These fun and magical outdoor (or indoor) toadstool seats  are perfect and fun ways to decorate your garden (or the kids room) on a budget! You just need a tree stump , and old tyre , and a vinyl tablecloth to create the mushroom stools, and the kids will love it!  It can be a perfect element to a "magical forest" themed garden. You can put some other smaller toadstools from flower pots and coasters and other magical creatures next to it to create a whole magical world!
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Adorable amigurumi mermaid dolls ( Ariel ) - free crochet pattern
This free mermaid crochet pattern is one of Kali's most popular paid amigurumi patterns that she has now made available for FREE! The friendly mermaid doll is a little under 12 inches tall and 4.5 inches wide (not including the arms and hair.) This is the perfect (Disney) amigurumi doll for little girls who dream of being a mermaid and swimming in the sea. For this mermaid, she recommends using size 4 worsted weight yarn in whatever color you prefer.  The beauty of this adorable amigurumi mermaid doll is that you are able to customize her in any way you would like! Enjoy crocheting your own cute amigurumi mermaid (Ariel) doll!
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Amigurumi Eeyore - Disney (free crochet pattern)
Eeyore might be the most depressed character in Winnie the Pooh. However, this crochet Eeyore sure does put a smile on your face. Right down to the detachable tail. The pattern writer behind this great crocheted donkey is Shanea Estes aka Skestes. She has based her free written pattern on the images of another crocheted (amigurumi) version of Eeyore.  You can access the pattern for this adorable amigurumi version of Eeyore for FREE. The free pattern for this lovely crocheted Winnie the Pooh character can be found in Skestes' Deviantart profile. Easy loops!
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Adorable lying Winnie the Pooh bear amigurumi (free pattern)
Here is a super cute free lying  Winnie the Pooh amigurumi pattern for those who grow up with pooh bear and new generation who loves it. This small lying amigurumi Winnie is a brilliant crochet project for you even if you are a beginner in crocheting / amigurumi.  Pooh is naive and slow-witted, but he is also friendly, thoughtful, and steadfast.  This adorable little lying amigurumi Winnie the pooh toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops.Create a  super cute kawaii  Winnie the Pooh amigurumi for your Disney fan kids , they will love it!
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DIY Angel wing ear cuff - How to make wire jewelry
This unique and beautiful wire jewelry will bring a little piece of magic to your outfit! This angel wing ear cuff was made of wire in a copper color with beautiful, shimmering beads. It's light and adjustable to make the fit more comfortable. You can wear it without the need of having pierced ear ! This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it's elegant and it will look gorgeous in any color ! Wire jewelries and w ire ear cuffs are one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials! )
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DIY Troll painted rocks - fun craft for kids
Ah the Trolls! The singing, the dancing, the bright colors and ALL THE HAPPY! If you're also in love with Trolls you will love this fun, easy  and quick kids' craft idea! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to make these super adorable and fun rock trolls with a few simple and inexpensive craft materials! All you need is to create your own adorable rock trolls with the kids: a few nice pebbles, feathers (or leftover yarn pieces),felt and a little acrylic paint. That's it! These super adorable rock trolls can be great decors in your garden or in the kids' rooms.
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DIY Barbie doll cake (princess cake) - step-by-step tutorial
There is nothing like the look of joy on a Barbie-loving little girl’s face when she is presented with her very own Barbie Doll birthday cake. So delight your princess with a magical cake that's fairy easy to make especially with this nice step-by-step barbie cake video tutorial ! Of course you don't need to decorate your cake as much as Candy-Cake & more do, a simple buttercream frosting with a sprinkle of yummy candy flowers will do the trick for the skirt ! But still this cake decorating video absolute worth watching because you can learn lots of useful Barbie cake shaping and decorating tips from a pro!
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Furry crochet Angry Birds nestlings - free amigurumi pattern
Inspired by the colorful furry baby birds in The Angry Bird Movie, here is the crochet pattern of  Craft Passion's version the Fur Bird Amigurumi! Anyone who watched The Angry Movie will definitely agree with me that the little nestlings at the end of the movie are melting our hearts away. They are so adorably cute with their big round eye, yet the innocent expression will turn angry with furrowed eyebrows in the next second. Not to mention the yellow little feet, so tiny and making them so bouncy. I was so dying to hug a bunch of them when I saw them at the end of the movie. So, here they are! Craft Passion’s Fur Bird Amigurumi free crochet pattern is here to greet everyone Happy Crochet!
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DIY Oz paper bag scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows, and that means a fun fall craft for the kids! Amanda created this adorable paper bag scarecrow to celebrate the Lost In Oz series, but it also can be a great fall decor in your porch! Create this super cute  DIY paper bag scarecrow with the kids , they will love to make it and also to play with it! Kids can play with this lovely scarecrow puppet until you’re ready to watch the next episode of Lost In Oz! Or accompany this cute scarecrow with a few pumpkins and create a gorgeous fall garden porch decor with him! ( You can use old clothes instead of fabric, to make your DIY scarecrow more weatherproof!) This scarecrow craft is perfect for preschoolers and kids of all ages!
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Amigurumi batman - father's day gift (free pattern)
This year for Father's Day ( or just for fun ) crochet a cuddly Batman to y! Who doesn’t love Batman ? Make your very own cuddly crochet batman toy with PinkMouseBoutique's free crochet pattern ! Now you don’t need to look for a Batman toy in a store or order online, because you can crochet a Batman by yourself! This Batman amigurumi pattern is an medium one but it absolutely worth the time and effort because the outcome is so funny and unique! This Batman toy can be a great gift for him!
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Lego Ninjago - easy DIY ninja lanterns
We love lego movies so much! Tatertots And Jello created this fun lego craft project to celebrate the newest lego movie : the Lego Ninjago Movie! Jen created these painted party Lego Ninjago head lanterns which make really cool decorations for a Lego Ninjago Movie party . This is also a really fun craft that you can make with kids any time of the year! Besides of it's a perfect party snack bowl you can use this craft idea to create Lego Ninjago pencil holders as a nice addition to the boys' rooms.
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Gary the snail polimer clay figurine ( Spongebob )
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a fun polimer clay Gary ! ( You know, the adorable snail cat from Spongebob Squarepants ! ) In this video tutorial you can learn how to make Gary out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the Gary figurines : it can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute kids' room decors with it from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create Gary the snail with the kids just for fun !
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DIY Crochet Minion baby booties (free crochet pattern)
We love Gru's Minons and we are sure you and ( your kids) are love them too!. That;s why we decided to share with you Doroteja's super adorable little Minion inspired baby shoes! This is a free crochet pattern available in two sizes: 0 – 6 months and 6 – 12 months!You can use the classic yellow and blue yarn color combination or you can go for crazy minions with purple yarn! Fun isn't it? These adorable minion crochet boots can be a great baby shower gift!
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Crochet (amigurumi) Rapunzel doll - free crochet pattern
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi Rapunzel doll & her cute little chameleon friend Pascal ! This cuddly crochet Rapunzel doll is a great amigurumi pattern to work on, because the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi Rapunzel doll can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free Rapunzel doll crochet pattern and the extra ( also free ) Pascal chameleon pattern will guide you to make your own wonderful soft amigurumi toy.
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Amigurumi Draculaura doll - free crochet pattern
This beautiful Monster High doll can be an excellent gift for a girl! With this f ree little Draculaura doll amigurumi pattern y ou will be able to crochet your very own gorgeous cuddly amigurumi dol l in no time! Easy loops! The difficulty of this free doll amigurumi pattern i s medium ( it will take a couple of days to make it, and you will need at least a beginner crocheting/amigurumi skill to create one ) , but this adorable little crochet Draculaura doll will absolutely worth the time and effort! You can gift this amigurumi doll as a cute gift for any occasion or you can make some for your kids just for fun!
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Crochet Grinch Christmas tree ornament (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a Grinch lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet Grinch Christmas tree ornament! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill Grinch fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) Grinch Christmas tree ornament  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids. In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi Grinch Christmas tree ornament pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted ornament with interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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Plue (FairyTail) amigurumi snowman - free crochet pattern
Know an anime lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for him/her: Plue the snowman in crochet version! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill FairyTail & anime fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) snowman can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi Plue is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find this wonderful free amigurumi snowman pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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Crochet (amigurumi) Olaf - snowman pattern (free pattern)
Do you want to build a snowman? Then you're in luck with this free Frozen-inspired crochet pattern. Now you can build a snowman out of yarn with this Olaf the snowman crochet pattern. Inspired by the Disney movie Frozen, this cute crocheted version of Olaf is a perfect pattern to work up for your kids or grandkids. Each piece is crocheted separately and joined together at the end. Visit 1DogWood.com and create your very own amigurumi Olaf :
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