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DIY Thanksgiving thumbprint fall leaf keepsake card
Are you going to be spending the Thanksgiving holiday away from some of your loved ones this year? Send them a little something to let them know you are still thinking of and missing them. Create this Thanksgiving card with your little ones fingerprints ( or your own ) and send them a note to express your gratitude for them. At the end, Amy also shares how you can print this out to make some fun Thanksgiving decor too.
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DIY Family photo snow globe ( how to make a snow globe )
Snow globes can be such nice gifts to give at Christmas, especially those with precocious family photos and memories! If you’ve been wondering how to make a snow globe on your own then this step-by-step tutorial by The Best Ideas For Kids is for you. DIY Photo snow globe is actually a lot easier than you’d think and it doesn’t take too long to put together. Kids love to watch the glitter swirl inside and they will love helping to make their own DIY snow globe. So, head to thebestideasforkids.com and create your very own precious family photo snow globes :
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Kid’s fingerprint handmade Christmas ornaments
For this year make these cute clay ornaments with the kids to hang on the Christmas tree! Our favorite part about these gorgeous snowflake ornaments is that the little hearts are made with kids’ fingerprints!  This cute snowflake Christmas tree ornament  keepsake is perfect for the kids to do at Christmas,even you can whip up a few homemade gift tags for the presents with this nice fingerprint preserving technique in no time! This super cute Christmas kids craft is very easy to do, and it can be a lovely handmade Christmas gift for parents  & grandparents as well!
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DIY Thumbprint butterfly mugs
We love Mother’s Day crafts that are keepsakes Mom or Grandma will treasure and be able to enjoy on a daily basis. These thumbprint butterfly mugs by thebestideasforkids.com are the perfect gift for your little one to create! They are such a sweet keepsake and thumbprints easily make the cutest little butterflies you’ve ever seen! You won’t believe how easy this mug painting tutorial is and it makes a great DIY gift.
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How to make a memory pillow out of a shirt (sewing tutorial)
A simple shirt makes a great pillow to hold onto your precious memories! Memory shirt pillows remind you of your loved ones when they are far away from you. Even if they are no more in the living world, you can cuddle up to them just by hugging the pillows. It is a brilliant way to recycle old shirts too. You can also give them as gifts in loving memory of a person related to the recipient. This step by step tutorial by SewVeryEasy guides you through the making of memory shirt pillows:
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DIY Valentine's salt dough heart ornament
These salt dough heart ornaments by The Best Ides For Kids is just a perfect Valentine’s day or Mother’s day gift. You can even save them to give as lovely Christmas gifts. If you don't want to make hearts for Valentine's day you can turn them into pretty fridge magnets or just create a few darling paperweights. The kids will love painting and decorating their own salt dough hearts. This salt dough craft is suitable for kids of all ages and the finished photo ornaments make such darling keepsake gifts for every special occasion!
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DIY Scrap wood picture frame - Mother's day gift idea
Are you ready to learn how to make a picture frame from scrap wood ? Follow along with The Country Chic Cottage's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Making picture frames has never been easier and you can add them to just about every room of your home. You can actually make your own picture frame or even make up a big batch of these to give as lovely, personalized gifts. So don't hesitate, grab your craft supplies and start turning that pile of scrap wood into something amazing:
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DIY Handprint flower Mother's day card
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Mother’s day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s day handprint flower card by The Best Ideas For Kids can’t be topped. The Best Ideas For Kids' template makes this gorgeous handprint 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! Get the free pattern and tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get crafting:
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Fingerprint art glass magnets - Mother's day gift idea
Are you looking for a lovely keepsake gift ( for Mother's day ) ? Create fun little fridge magnets with fingerprints ! This fingerprint magnet by Rhythms Of Play is an easy craft idea that kids and adults can make in no time, and it's super fun to paint too! Invite your children to use their tiny fingerprints to make various lovely fingerprint art magnets. The finished fingerprint magnets can be a great homemade gift for Mother's day , Father's day , birthdays or even Christmas! Get the tutorial at rhythmsofplay.com and let's paint:
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DIY Handprint lilies - Mother's day craft for kids
These handprint lilies by One Little Project are so gorgeous and surprisingly easy to make! These beautiful handprint lilies make such a thoughtful handmade gift idea for Mother’s Day if you make a small bouquet and tie them together with a ribbon. Or you could make a bouquet of handprint Easter lilies if you use white paper. ? Either way, they’re adorable for spring and they’re a wonderful low mess craft to make with the kids !
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Adorable handprint flamingo - summer craft for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and quick summer craft for kids to make this summer , this flamingo handprint card by The Chirping Moms can’t be topped. The Chirping Moms' easy to follow tutorial makes this gorgeous handprint flamingo card a super easy and fun kids craft to make. This flamingo craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your friends! This adorable little flamingo card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion.
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Handprint and paper plate bitten apple - fun fall craft for kids
We love paper plate crafts for kids ! Nothing beats crafting with a frugal material, and we can all agree paper plate craft fits the description! Paper plates are such easy and thrifty craft supplies, and handprints make such gorgeous keepsakes ! The two come together brilliantly in this fun bitten apple craft by Kids Craft Room. Who could resist taking a bite out of a big red juicy apple like that? This handprint and paper plate bitten apple craft is so fun to do with the kids , so don't hesitate! Get the tutorial and let the fun begin:
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Adorable handprint reindeer - fun Christmas craft for kids
If you’re on a hunt for a fun and easy Christmas craft for kids, look no further! Christmas is nearly here, and we’re ready to celebrate with tons of adorable handprint crafts , such as this lovely little reindeer card by Simple Everyday Mom. Your kids will love making handprint crafts , and since Rudolph , the red-nosed reindeer is one of the most iconic characters of the Christmas season , we know that you will love this craft. This simple Christmas craft is perfect for kids of all ages ( from toddlers to preschoolers to elementary-aged children ). It’s also super simple and uses common supplies: like card stock, glue, and craft punches.
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Easy DIY photo snow globe craft for kids - creative Christmas card
Kids love snow globes, a nd we love looking at pictures of our kids ! Today’s winter craft project combines both of those into an easy winter craft little kids will love to make. This little 3D family photo snow globe card by It's Always Autumn is a perfect classroom winter or Christmas craft for kids to make. Her template ( as usual ) makes this winter craft easy-peasy and you can be sure the parents will love receiving one of these super adorable Christmas cards. Not only does this winter snow globe card hold a special message inside, with a child’s photo at the center of the snow globe, this one takes “personal” to a whole new level.
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Father\'s day handprint craft - fun Father\'s day gift idea
These father's day handprint cards by The Best Ideas For Kids can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to make the best dad in the whole wide world smile. Thi s card is such a fun and inexpensive craft! If you need a Father's day craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial The Best Ideas For Kids will teach you how to make this fun card in no time:
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Heart balloon Valentine's card - Valentine's day photo gift
This adorable Valentine's day heart balloon card by The Best Ideas For Kids was made with only a few supplies and a huge bunch of love ! You can modify the balloons by drawing your own, using heart stickers, or make fingerprint hearts.. the possibilities are endless! The only important thing you’ll need is a picture of your child pretending to hold balloons. Super fun, isn't it? Create festive photos and make fun cards for your loved ones ( not just for Valentine's day ) !
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