Category Archives: Kid’s Crafts

Two dozen more ways to decorate Easter Eggs (& a winner & a surprise)

I had so much fun with this year’s Eggstravaganza that I’m already hatching plans for next year’s Eggstravaganza! If you’ve not yet found the perfect Easter egg craft, I’ve shared links below to many more creative ways to decorate Easter … Continue reading

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Easter Eggstravaganza: Craft a beautiful, button-covered egg

I think this DIY Button Egg is one of my favorites in this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza. I love the bright button “polka dots” and the punches of color from the pearl head pins. Making a button egg is pretty straightforward, … Continue reading

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A cupcake crush and how to craft a super-cute, No-Cal Cupcake

I have a good news/bad news story to share today. The good news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening a store just one short mile from my house. The bad news – my favorite cupcake shop is opening up … Continue reading

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A light bulb moment: DIY a Vintage, Marquee Heart without power tools!

Here’s another brilliant Valentine’s Day craft from Kathleen George – a Vintage, Marquee Heart made without metalsmithing skills or gasp, even a piece of metal! I’ve seen some bloggers make their own own marquee signs from metal, but that seems … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day String-Art Heart made the easy way

I have two beautiful, new Valentine’s Day crafts to share today and tomorrow. I love them both, and I think you will, too. Today, I’m sharing an Easy, String-Art Heart. Have you noticed the string art trend popping up on … Continue reading

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Kids will love these candy-free Valentine’s Day crafts

The love bugs are biting today! As much as kids love candy, I think they’ll also love these two, candy-free Valentine’s Day crafts. The colorful Love Bugs are designed by Kathleen George, and the instructions are on StyrofoamCrafts.com. The materials … Continue reading

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Valentine Craft: Is it a Lollipop Tree, a Lollipop Cupcake or something else entirely?

I’m not sure if this is a DumDum Tree, Lollipop Topiary, or something completely new, like a Lollipop Cupcake. Lollipop Trees are a favorite for kids’ parties, and I wanted to make one for a Valentine’s Day party. My fondness … Continue reading

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How to make a Chinese Dragon Puppet for the Chinese New Year (and announcing the Solar System winners)

If you’re at all familiar with the festivities surrounding the Chinese New Year, you’ve probably noted the celebrations often include a colorful, dancing dragon. The dragon symbolizes power and strength, and chases away evil spirits; it also brings good luck … Continue reading

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Three’s the charm: Three ways to make a Solar System model (and a giveaway)

Tutorials for making a Solar System model are always popular on Crafts ‘n Coffee. I think it’s a universal school project, and at some point, almost everyone makes a model of the Solar System. I already have instructions for a … Continue reading

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Recycle plastic shopping bags to make a Snowman Picture

I really debated about sharing another Snowman craft today, as I bet a lot of you have had enough snow already! But I also know that a lot of Crafts ‘n Coffee readers love Snowman crafts (four of the top … Continue reading

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