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Archive for the 'Crafts for All Ages' Category

A Felted Wool Craft- Make Felted Wool Balls for Kids

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

I LOVE these!!!!!! One of my new favourite sites, Give me a purl!These are just too cool and make the greatest juggling balls as well. It has been puring rain for last few days so this will be a great craft t week on over the weekend, my kids have gone a little stir crazy […]

Make Shrinky Dink Plastic Rings

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Love these! These would be great to make for loot bags or for kids to make at birthday party. Also terrific if you are looking for crafts to do over the summer or summer camp crafts. You could also have a lot of fun at the Holidays and make shrink plastic Halloween rings and ones […]

Cute and Easy Bead Project for Girls- Beaded Bobby Pins

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

This is a nice craft for older girls in 8 year old + range. Moms like them too. From the Craft Chica craft blog Beaded Bobby Pins. Nice pictures, supply list and good instruction. Younger kids may need help clipping wire. These would make a really good craft idea for girls birthday party or to […]

Make Your Own Braided Area Rug from Fabric Scraps

Monday, September 18th, 2006

Wow- how cool is this! I think I may try this with a group of kids- making an area rug with fabric scraps! Remember the old fashion rugs your great grandmother had- or ones you see in a cozy cottage? Well You can make your own area rug just like it. This site has quite […]

Plastic Lacing-Gimp-or Boondoggle – Scoubidou : Designs, Craft Ideas and Web Sites

Tuesday, August 15th, 2006

Whatever you call it- kids love it and find it addictive! Gimp, also known as boondoggle is a type of flat, plastic thread used for making many types of crafts, necklaces or bracelets, zipper pulls. The designs can be fairly easy or complicated so they are good for a wide range of ages. I think […]

Easy and fun craft to use up old crayons- Try making a Batik!

Monday, August 7th, 2006

One of the earliest memories I have of doing a craft with my mother is when she my sisters and I do our own batiks. I was about 6 years old and to this day it remains one of my favourite memories of me and my mom. I have often done this kind of batik […]