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DIY Butterfly paper plate puppet craft - spring craft for kids
When flower starts to bloom, let the spring crafts begin! This butterfly paper plate toy by The Joy Of Sharing is so quick and easy to make and super fun to play with! This paper plate puppet craft is great for toddlers and preschoolers who will love to see the little butterfly collecting nectar again and again! So much fun! Butterfly crafts like this are great for spring or if you’re planning a butterfly life cycle study theme. Head to thejoysharing.com and learn how to make one:
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DIY Paper plate pig twirler - fun paper craft for kids
This little piggy is a fun paper plate craft for the Chinese new year ( 2019 - the year of the pig ) by Kids Craft Room! Paper plate twirlers just as this little pig are really easy to make and so much fun to play with. You can hang this cute pig craft from the ceiling or hold it up in your hand and then watch it spin round and round. This pig twirler is perfect as a Chinese ( Lunar ) new year kids craft, preschool craft, paper craft or farm animal crafts for the kids.
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DIY Handprint chick paper puppet - fun Easter craft for kids
These handprint chick puppets by Kids Craft Room are so super adorable! These paper chick puppets are great fun as a spring craft or Easter craft for the kids , plus they make such lovely keepsakes! We love that not only does this chick craft look super cute but kids can actually play with them too. Chick puppets are a wonderful way to encourage dramatic play and story telling.
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DIY Paper plate bunny mask - fun Easter craft for kids
This cute whiskered paper plate Easter bunny mask by Kids Craft Room is a really easy spring craft and something children of all ages will enjoy having in their dressing up box all year round. This paper plate bunny mask is super easy to make and so much fun to wear! We love the idea of kids dressing up in these adorable bunny masks and all the Easter role play they inspire. Now you can make them too with Kids Craft Room 's step-by-step tutorial. Who wouldn’t enjoy being an Easter bunny at this time of year?
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Amigurumi chick in dress (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute amigurumi chick ! Who can resist it? By following along Tatyana Kostochenkova's free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys, you will be able to create this super cute crochet chick in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi chick for your kids, they will love it!
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Little amigurumi hen (free crochet pattern & video tutorial)
Do you love super adorable handmade Easter decorations ? Crochet this lovely little amigurumi hen ! This adorable amigurumi hen can be a wonderful Easter decor or a handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . At Amigurumi Space ( as usual ) you will find the free pattern and video tutorial of this cuddly hen ( designed by Olga Askarova ) ! This amigurumi hen is an absolutely easy crochet project: you can stitch one easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted hen doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any size!
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DIY Toilet paper roll ladybug windsock - fun spring craft for kids
This ladybug windsock toilet paper roll craft by Easy Peasy And Fun is a great project to make with your kids or students during the spring time. This ladybug craft is easy enough for the kindergartners to make and it will be the coolest little classroom decoration. Plus these adorable little DIY ladybug windsocks are a great way to put those toilet paper rolls to good use! We hope you have a bunch of paper rolls stored as there is no chance you will do just one spring windsock toilet paper roll craft. Get the tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and recycle your toilet paper rolls into cute ladybug windsocks:
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DIY Mother's day paper plate puppet craft
This Mother's day, don't forget to give your mother a big hug ! When it comes to giving your mom the perfect gift for Mother's day, it's the thought that counts, which makes this lovely paper plate puppet craft by The Joy Sharing a perfect Mother's day gift! Every mom loves a gift comes from the heart! This paper plate mother-child hug puppet craft is a simple craft , and it will make you smile every time you animate the hug. This paper plate Mother's day puppet craft is just the perfect gift to tell your mom just how special she is!
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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 Paper plate sun and rainbow craft - fun summer craft for kids
Is it an indoor play day and you are stuck for a craft idea to do with your little ones ? Welcome summer or sprin g with this sweet paper plate sun and rainbow craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! This paper plate sun and rainbow 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.
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Easy DIY cup and ball game - plastic cup craft for kids
We LOVE simple DIY toys, so it's time for a super simple cup and ball game craft ! DIY Toys encourage creative thinking. Not only do you end up with something fun to play with at the end of the process, but you learn about design and problem solving as you make them! These cup and ball toys by One Little Project are so easy to make and fun for kids to play with.
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DIY Satin ribbon strawberry bouquet - ribbon craft (video tutorial)
Almost everyone has extra rolls of ribbon in their home. Although the first thing that people associate ribbon with is gift wrapping, there are many other ways to repurpose those leftover bits and pieces of fabric. For example: check out this step-by-step tutorial for creating a beautiful and unique satin ribbon strawberry ! You can use the finished ribbon strawberries and flowers to bring color and texture to your table decor with a fun twist.
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DIY Mermaid plush doll (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Make a super adorable mermaid doll by following along this wonderful tutorial by A Beautiful Mess! As usual, at A Beautiful Mess, you will find the free sewing pattern and an easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial. Begin by printing the mermaid pattern and choosing your favorite mermaid colors. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this lovely little mermaid doll is simple basic stitches. This DIY mermaid plushie could even be a great project to learn the fundamentals of sewing. So grab your fabric stash and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of summer crafting !
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Crochet mermaid doll - ragdoll mermaid (free crochet pattern)
This gorgeous mermaid ragdoll will be probably the most beautiful thing you’ve ever crocheted! Crochet a lovely doll for your little sirens using Spin A Yarn Crochet's free mermaid ragdoll pattern. This crochet mermaid pattern is complete with star coverups, a beautiful tail, and stunning rainbow locks. This beautiful ragdoll mermaid doll is the perfect gift for your favorite mermaid fan. This fierce little lady, with her rainbow hair and turquoise tail, is a quick project to keep your hooky fingers happy this weekend.
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DIY Fruit storage baskets  - summer home decor
Summer time means fun fruit-inspired DIY projects ! This time, it’s one for the home ! Studio DIY will teach you how to make these fruit-inspired storage baskets out of ordinary woven ( or fabric ) storage baskets. With these super adorable fruit baskets you can decorate and organize your home at the same time! No more mess around the house! These fruit-inspired storage baskets are super easy to create and super fun to use! These storage baskets are just perfect for organizing the toys or you can use them as laundry baskets! So don't hesitate: get the step-by-step tutorial at studiodiy.com and make your life more organized:
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DIY Paper plate shark puppet - fun summer craft for kids
Are your kids shark fans? Then they’ll LOVE this interactive paper plate shark puppet by Kids Craft Room! This paper plate shark puppet has movable jaws so kids can have great fun biting, chomping and munching with it! This p aper plate shark puppet is so easy to make using Kids Craft Room's free printable template and such a fun summer craft to play with! Get the tutorial and the free template , and let the fun begin:
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DIY Mix'n match articulated snake educational toy - popsickle stick craft for kids
We are super excited to share Kids Craft Room's snake craft with you! This mix ‘N match articulated snake craft is such fun for you to make and kids will love to play with it! ( And as a bonus: your kids can use the snakes to learn math and colors , or even shapes! ) Your kids will enjoy mixing and matching the brightly colored segments to make a unique snake every time they play. You can add different shape/color or math logic to the body parts ( imagine it as a fun domino ) ! With each snake section being cleverly interchangeable kids can have lots of fun swapping the colors to make new snake designs and they’ll be developing their fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination too.
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DIY Toilet paper roll parrots - fun parrot craft for kids
Are you looking for a fabulous and fun summer craft for the kids ? Try this toilet paper tube parrot craft by Kids Craft Room! This lovely , colorful toilet paper roll parrot is a perfect summer craft for the kids in the classroom or at home , plus it can be a great fine motor scissor skill project for them as well! Make a whole flock of toilet paper roll parrots and turn your home or garden into a tropical paradise!
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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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Kawaii DIY pumpkin plushie (soft toy sewing tutorial)
Grab some fluffy fall fabrics and make a patch of adorable plush fabric pumpkins to accent your fall decor this year! ( This soft toy sewing project by Chelsey DIY is also perfect for making thanksgiving gifts or handmade toys for your little pumpkins ! ) This kawaii little plush pumpkin is a super easy sewing project ( even for beginners and without a sewing machine ) and an excellent way to use fabric scraps you might already have on hand. The sewing portion of this project is lightning-quick, and before you know it, you’ll have an entire patch of these beauties whipped up. Watch the video tutorial and create your own plush pumpkin patch:
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Lovely white amigurumi bear (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi bear ! This cuddly crochet bear by Natalia Androsova is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi bear can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free crochet bear pattern at AmiguroomToys will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi bear. The difficulty of this free amigurumi bear pattern is easy/intermediate so if you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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Lovely little amigurumi bear & panda keychain (free amigurumi patterns)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bear and panda by Anastasiia Traino is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion such as baby shower parties , Christmas or birthdays.
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Little amigurumi mouse (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi mouse pattern by Olga Askarova ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little mouse. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi mouse today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Amigurumi bear in striped winter coat (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet bear pattern by Tatiana Kucherovska is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi bear is ready for cuddles from your favorite kiddo. If you're stitching the bear as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi bear design to be any color you'd like. Crochet a little bear as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Round amigurumi panda (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love pandas ? Crochet this cute'n cuddly amigurumi panda ! Viktoria Rusak designed this lovely amigurumi panda. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi panda now!
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DIY Craft stick fall bucket list - fun fall family activities
Made a fall bucket list with a bunch of fun indoor and outdoor family activities by following along Our Messy Table's step-by-step tutorial at Craftaholics Anonymous! We love in this idea the most that it's an actual bucket ! With this fall bucket list , you can just pull a random stick out each weekend, and do that activity. This is a super simple fall craft but grants hours of fun family activities and sweet memories for the whole family! We hope you will enjoy making this popsicle stick fall bucket list and enjoy the Fall season.
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DIY Flower fairy witch doll - Halloween craft for kids
In this step-by-step tutorial Emilie Lefler will teach you how to make a beautiful "flower fairy" witch doll , using floral wire, a wooden bead, embroidery floss, a silk flower, and felt. Isn't it wonderful? The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy witch doll are inexpensive, plus once you have mastered the basic flower fairy doll, there are a lot of fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful flower fairy witches to decorate the kid's room, the classroom or your home at Halloween ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll playset for the kids as a gift ! ) ( You can find the basic doll body tutorial here )
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DIY pumpkin fairy (flower fairy) doll - fun fall craft for kids
It's pumpkin season! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous pumpkin fairy doll out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower pumpkin fairy doll is a fun decoration for all of autumn , Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Once you have mastered making a basic flower doll, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting! ( You can find the basic doll body tutorial here )
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Rose the amigurumi rabbit ( free amigurumi pattern )
Know a bunny lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: Jess Huff's amigurumi bunny ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bunny as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill bunny fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bunny can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bunny is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At https://jesshuff.com you will find this wonderful free amigurumi bunny pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of personality, and cuteness! With a little modification in the yarn size, you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi bunny family
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Regina the amigurumi witch ( free amigurumi pattern )
Are you looking for adorable free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love Halloween and witches ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi witch by Jess Huff! Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi witch pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi witch now!
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Dash the amigurumi reindeer (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer pattern by Jess Huff ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little reindeer. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi reindeer today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Crochet zombie ragdoll (free crochet pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute zombie ! Who can resist this cute little zombie face? By following along Spin A Yarn Crochet's free crochet ragdoll pattern you can create this super cute zombie toy in no time! But before you start learning the basics of this ragdoll technique we must warn you: crochet is a very addictive hobby ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely toys ! ) Create a lovely little crochet zombie for your friends or family members as a Halloween gift, they will love it!
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