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Mini paper angels (with printable template)
If you looking for a nice. colorful and very fast christmas craft idea these little paper angels are the perfect choice!. Print them out, cut them out and fold them together, it’s really that easy (and quick!).
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Christmas tree gift boxes (with printable template)
What’s better than teeny tiny thoughtful gifts for those you love this holiday? Well, wrapping them in teeny tiny adorable gift boxes you made out of scrapbook paper, of course! And this creative gift wrap idea works for everyone because today, she have a FREE cut file for the Silhouette users as well as a FREE printable for the scissorhands in the bunch!
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DIY Black glue butterfly suncatcher (free printable template)
Want to make a cheery butterfly suncatcher with kids ? It’s surprisingly easy with nothing but black glue , sharpie markers and some recyclables. This time Adventure In a Box will show you how to make this gorgeous butterfly suncatcher in various beautiful designs. These butterfly suncatchers look brilliant with the sun streaming through them. You will find a free downloadable butterfly template at adventure-in-a-box.com which makes this spring craft project perfect for kids of all ages !
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DIY paper bunny Easter egg holder (free printable template)
We love to decorate Easter eggs, and every pretty egg deserves a fun display!  These adorable bunny Easter egg holders was made with simple construction paper in various colors, mini pompoms and a black marker. Cute isn't it? This Easter egg holder craft is suitable for kids of all ages because it's so easy, and I bet you've already have all ingredients at hand! (Instead of pompoms you can simply draw a cute pink bunny nose!)  Simply print  out the free Easter bunny egg holder template, cut it out from a colorful sheet of construction paper, draw a cute bunny face with a marker and glue on a mini pompon as a nose.
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DIY Articulated dragon puppet ( free printable template)
Make an articulated dragon puppet from paper with a free printable puppet template! Have you ever thought of what it would be like to have a pet dragon? If we consult literary sources, they differ on this account: a dragon brought quite a bit of trouble to Hagrid, but if we take Daenerys, she made good use of hers! One way or another, it’s a fascinating subject for daydreamers to ponder over! Especially for kids. Could they ride on a dragon’s back? Could they roast marshmallows with its fire? A fun pet it would make! Besides the dragon template that you can download from Adventure in a box for free, you’ll need some card stock, glue (white glue in a bottle or a glue stick) and bamboo skewers to create this super fun origami dragon puppet!
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Easy DIY paper Christmas star gift box (free printable template)
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous paper star gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful star treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas ( or other occasions ) in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project : you just need a piece of s crapbook or construction paper ,a ruler, the free template and that's it! With this step-by-step video tutorial creating your own beautiful DIY paper gift box will be a piece of cake! ( To make the video and template download button work please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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Rudolph reindeer paper puppet (free printable template)
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project :let’s make a super cute Rudolph reindeer paper puppets! What’s wonderful about these lovely reindeer paper puppets ( by Kids Craft Room ) is that they can doubles up as Christmas cards ! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ),and we do love all kinds of paper creatures! With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive characters, making Rudolph the reindeer is certainly a must. Ready to make your little reindeer ? Clink on the link below and create one!
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DIY heart shaped gift boxes - free printable template
This video shows how to create these heart shaped gift boxes out of paper ! These DIY heart shaped gift boxes are perfect to fill with candy, jewelry or other small gifts for Valentine's day, birthdays, party favors or any other occasion! The finished heart shape gift box is just under 4 inches in height and width. This paper craft project works best with construction paper or card stock - paper that is a little thicker/heavier than regular paper. You can find the free pattern >> here at essyjae.com <<
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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DIY 3D paper shoe (free printable template)
Give this beautiful 3D paper shoe to your girl and ask her to be your Cinderella! Or make one for yourself to use as a jewelry box! Or create some as a stylish wedding or bachelorette party decor! Or... - the possibilities are endless! And Just 1 sheet of paper is required. Brilliant, isn't it? As usual, Dreamy Posy's wonderful free template and step by step tutorial will guide you through the process:
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DIY Felt mermaid doll (free printable template)
Make this super adorable felt mermaid doll by following along Delilah's tutorial on Red Ted Art! At Red Ted Art you will find the free felt mermaid template and an easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial . Begin by printing the template and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this lovely little mermaid doll is a simple running stitch and blanket stitch. This DIY Felt mermaid doll could even be a great project for introducing your little ones to the fundamentals of sewing . So grab your felt stash and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of crafting !
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Tom Turkey - DIY thanksgiving decor from scrap wood
Fall is in the air, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Tom Turkey by Hertoolbelt is here to help you celebrate! This lovely wooden turkey is great because it's versatile to adapt to whatever scrap materials you have around. At Hertoolbelt.com you will find the free cutting pattern of this lovely little thanksgiving turkey decor and a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to make it from simple scrap wood pieces. This adorable wooden turkey can be great indoor or outdoor thanksgiving decor.
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DIY Pallet wood pumpkin - outdoor fall decor
This rustic pallet pumpkin fall craft is a fun and versatile way to add pumpkins to your holiday decor. This time Her Tool Belt will show you how to create this lovely pallet wood fall pumpkin in no time! ( Free cutting patterns are included! as usual! ) All you need are a few wooden pallets to add the perfect DIY touch to your home this fall.The best part of these rustic pumpkins ? You can put them out in September, but won't have to worry about them rotting before Halloween! Pallets are a great material to use to achieve that rustic look, and with fall decor. Pallets are usually inexpensive ( or free! ) so these pumpkins are a great way to decorate on a budget!
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DIY Rustic pallet wood pumpkin - fall decor
Today Make it & Love It is here with another super easy pallet project. Pallets are a great material to use to achieve that rustic look , and with fall decor , we love a little rustic. Pallets are usually inexpensive ( or free! ) so these DIY Rustic pallet wood pumpkins are a great way to decorate on a budget ! This is a relatively easy and fun DIY Fall Decor that you can use every year! This inexpensive DIY project is a fun way to make your own custom vintage home decor , because these pallet wood ( or reclaimed wood ) pumpkins just look great on a mantle or as part of an outdoor ( front door ) fall decor.
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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 Paper cup fox - fun fall craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love foxes ! ( We do! ) If you have a little fox fan then this lovely paper cup fox craft by Kids Craft Room is an absolute must! This little paper cup fox craft is super adorable, super quick and super easy. ( It only requires simple craft materials, plus it’s budget friendly! ) This lovely fox craft is just the perfect fall craft project for preschoolers. Kids Craft Room will provide you a free printable fox craft template too so it’s really quick and simple to cut out the shapes and stick them on:
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DIY Fall leaf scratch art - fun fall craft for kids
Make fall themed DIY scratch art papers for the kids to do art on! This DIY Fall leaf scratch art by Kids Craft Room is a great alternative to the bought scratch art paper and your preschooler can help you make it! This scratch leaf art project is a wonderful way to decorate your home or classroom this fall, or you can use our scratch art leaves as a Thanksgiving craft where children can write or draw what they are thankful for onto each leaf. These DIY Fall leaf scratch art cards make such gorgeous table decorations as well!
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DIY Paper scarecrow puppet (free printable template)
We simply LOVE adorable and easy to make paper crafts , especially puppets ! Just look at this cute scarecrow puppet. Isn't it super adorable? This time Red Ted Art will teach you how to make this lovely articulated scarecrow puppet ! As usual, Red Ted Art has two free printable choices for you: a colored version and a color yourself version. This paper scarecrow puppet would make a great fall activity for kids !
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DIY Paper Christmas village advent calendar (free printable template)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade a dvent calendar by Confettidea, the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a gorgeous handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Confettidea provides us a free printable template , so creating this gorgeous advent calendar village will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities!
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DIY Santa finger puppet - Christmas craft for kids (free printable)
We simply love jolly Santa crafts ! This fun finger puppet Santa craft by Kids Craft Room it’s super easy to make and oh so fun to play with! This jolly little paper Santa is such a fun interactive Christmas craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and story telling. You can use this paper finger puppet Santa in two ways: you can print the free Santa finger puppet template and color it in or you can trace around it onto colored card. Both methods make gorgeous Santa finger puppets that are fun to play with! Get the free printable Santa finger puppet template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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Easy DIY Plaid Christmas tree ornaments (free template)
Thinking about creating some homemade holiday ornaments ? DIY ornaments really can be simple and these DIY plaid ornaments are proof. These plaid Christmas tree ornaments by The Country Chic Cottage are super easy to make ( which makes it a perfect Christmas craft for kids ) , but the coolest part about these DIY ornaments is that they are actually Christmas tree scent. Visit thecountrychiccottage.net and learn how to make them:
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Easy DIY Christmas craft stick puppets (Santa, reindeer, elf & snowman)
It’s time for Christmas puppets ! These cute Christmas stick puppets by I Heart Crafty Things are super simple to make ( especially with I Heart Crafty Things' free craft stick puppet template ) and the kids will love to put on a puppet show with them after making them, or they can use them as fun props while singing along to their favorite Christmas carols. This time I Heart Crafty Things will teach you how to make this adorable little craft stick puppet Santa, Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, an elf and a snowman. Let's get crafting:
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DIY Cotton ball snowman Christmas card - winter craft for kids
The holidays are a prime time for sending handmade Christmas, holiday, and winter cards. This fun cotton ball snowman craft by Easy Peasy And Fun makes the cutest little DIY Christmas card ever. It’s cute, it’s fluffy and it’s personal. This winter craft project is also great to make in the classroom. This little fluffy cotton ball snowman card is just perfect for sending warm winter greetings to friends, family, and anyone. Head to easypeasyandfun.com, learn how to make them and share handmade holiday kindness this season by sending out DIY holiday cards that show you really do care:
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DIY Cotton bunny Easter card - fun Easter craft for kids
Are you ready for the cutest Easter project of this season? This adorable cotton ball bunny craft by Easy Peasy And Fun is the coolest DIY Easter card you can make. It’s fluffy, it’s adorable and with a picture of the child’s face ( or drawing ) a super personal card too. This Easter craft project is also great to make in the classroom. This little fluffy cotton ball bunny card is just perfect for sending warm Easter greetings to friends, family, and anyone. Head to easypeasyandfun.com, learn how to make them and share handmade holiday kindness this season by sending out DIY holiday cards that show you really do care:
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Easy DIY paper carrot easter baskets (free printable template)
These super cute paper carrot Easter baskets by Kids Craft Room only take a few minutes to make and the finished baskets filled with yummy Easter sweets or toys can be a wonderful ( last minute ) Easter gifts or Easter party treats! ( As usual ) Kids Craft Room will give you a free printable carrot basket template to make it really easy. So don't hesitate: get the free printable Easter basket template , follow the step-by-step tutorial and create a bunch of these lovely little paper carrot easter baskets now:
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Adorable clothespin scarecrow - fall craft for kids (free printable template)
Fall means scarecrows , and that means a fun fall crafts for the kids ! We couldn’t be more excited about sharing this adorable paper plate scarecrow craft of The Best Ideas For Kids with you today, because we love everything about the fall season ! Pumpkins and Halloween and scarecrows ... fall time is the best! If you are looking for a fabulous fall craft to make at home or in the classroom this scarecrow craft is just perfect. This cute little paper scarecrow with its clothespin arms and legs would be perfect hung up on a harvest themed bulletin board:
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DIY Fabric Christmas tree ( free sewing pattern & tutorial )
These adorable little fabric Christmas trees by Miss Daisy Patterns are super easy to sew and just perfect as a fabric scrap buster project ! You could use the finished fabric Christmas trees to decorate your home for Christmas or you could give them as handmade gifts. ( This fabric Christmas tree is also perfect as a Christmas tree ornament, if you leave out the stand and adjust the size a little bit. ) Get the free sewing pattern at missdaisypatterns.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Santa drinks - fun Christmas party decor (free printable)
The Christmas decorations are set up, the playlist is on point, and everything is nearly ready for your holiday party - except for the drinks. You may need to serve non-alcoholic drinks at you r Christmas party since you might have guests coming over, who don't imbibe, or kids who want to partake in the fun too. Don't worry: we've got you covered! Visit Pysselbolaget's wonderful blog, and learn how to transform the simplest drinks into the most festive Christmas party drink ever. Whether it be a cocktail in a mason jar or a simple raspberry soda, this free printable bottle decor will convert your beverages into a fun & festive Christmas party drink ! ( To download the free printable , please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "vår tomtemall här" link ( next to the assembly photo ). )
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DIY Christmas gnome advent calendar (free printable)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade advent calendar by Pysselbolaget , the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a super adorable and handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Pysselbolaget provides us a free printable template , so creating this fun Christmas gnome advent calendar will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities! ( To download the free printable please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "ladda ner, printa och klippa ut tomtarnas ansikten" link above the assembling photo. )
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DIY Paper winter village (free printable template)
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craft: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Craft And Creativity are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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DIY Felt bird bookmarks - fun felt craft for kids
This beautiful & adorable felt bird bookmark by Sustain My Craft Habit is a great beginner felt craft project for kids: it's easy to make and the kids will be able to put them into good use! We love easy-peasy and adorable felt crafts , and this cute bird bookmark is one of our favorite! It's not just only a perfect way to mark a book but it's also can be a great DIY gift for a bookworm like us. Get the tutorial, download the free bird bookmark template and let's get crafting:
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