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DIY paper plate puffer fish - summer kids craft idea

This paper plate puffer fish craft for kids is super cute and easy to make! This summer kids' craft  makes a perfect addition to your unit on fish, oceans, and sea life, or simply do it just for fun.  This art project for children also provides lots of cutting practice for little hands! We bet you already have paper plates around your house,so read this nice craft tutorial and get inspired to turn them into all sorts of crafts and art projects. Just like this fun puffer fish craft. We love how the edges of the paper plate look just like the little spikes on the puffer fish, and making those spikes provides lots of lots of scissor cutting practice too! She also incorporated some fun painting techniques into this summer craft project !
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No sew Anna costume (Disney - Frozen)
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Easy tissue paper pumpkin halloween party favors
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DIY magical glowing mason jar lanterns
These gorgeous and magical lanters are super easy to make: you just need a few mason jars and some glow in the dark paints! You can use these glowing magical mason jar lanterns to decorate the kids room or to spice up your halloween party! You can create the glowing mason jar lanterns in any color and size that you want ( and even experiment with tinted / stained glasses ). We imagined it as a nice pixie dust like decoration in  fairy dress up party.. True magic! . . .
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DIY Neon mason jar mummies - fun Halloween decor
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No-sew spiderweb cape
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DIY Train costume from cardboard
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DIY knitted pumpkins - fall decor
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DIY Unicorn costume
If you looking for an easy to make last minute halloween or dress up party costume, this DIY unicorn costume tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Its warm and comfortable, that can be hard sometimes when it comes to handmade Halloween costumes. This unicorn costume is cute, girly, whimsical, and colorful. You can create other characters than unicorns: it can be any my little pony character or a horse/donkey ( just change the base colors) . . . .
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DIY autumn leaf bowls - fall decor
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9 different Disney princess hairstyle (with video tutorials)
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DIY Halloween birthday cake costume
If you have a child who is equally excited about happy birthday or just loves cake like us, then this costume is for you! This adorable, fun and super easy to make Halloween (or dress up party) costume  doesn't require sewing or special crafting skills so it can be a perfect Halloween costume choice even if you aren't a craft goddess! The kids will love this cute and funny costume just like eating birthday cakes! You can use hula hoops or a bottomless laundry basket instead of styrofoam wreath bases , this cute costume will look gorgeous in any form and color! . . .
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Penguin halloween costume (from Mary Poppins)
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Fast and easy chocholate pretzel Halloween spider web treats
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Mummy cookies for Halloween - easy desserts
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Chocholate peanut butter spider cookies
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DIY popsicle bird feeder
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Decoupage CD spring wall art
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Rainbow craft stick explosion - fun experiment for kids
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Wine cork pumpkins - easy fall decor
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How to dry rose  petals and roses
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Grow your vegetables from kitchen scraps - recycle & gardening
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Ornament angels from macaroni and rice
Here is a video tutorial on how to make an easy and fast macaroni angel. This is a fun project to do together with children for Christmas gift projects. . . .
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Super quick stylish mini vase from a baloon
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DIY Garden toad-stools from tyres and tree trunks
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DIY pumpkin terracotta pots
Everything is coming up pumpkins! No, really…it’s just that time of year, right? And pumpkins aren’t just for carving and recipes – they make fun crafts too! And today she's sharing one with you that will have you saying ahhhh! These DIY Pumpkin Terracotta Pots! This cute terracotta pot pumpkin is a perfect decor for Halloween or fall, but you can also use them as functional containers in the kid's room! (Imagine a huge apple from a large terracotta - or plastic - pot as a toy container!) . . .
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DIY Mobile phone holder (beach chair) from popsicle sticks
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DIY Tractor wooden crate toy box - fun kids room decor
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DIY easy pom pom rug
She is sharing one project for the room today: a very easy to make DIY pom pom rug. This  cute and cozy floor or wall rug perfect for the kids room ,so soft and so pretty! An the best is: you can use any scrap yarn to make it! . . .
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DIY oreo cookie notebooks
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Wine cork reindeer ( Rudolph )
Looking for a cute and affordable gift for any wine lover? Here's a Wine Cork art reindeer decoration!  . . .
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Milk and juice carton bird feeders - recycling craft for kids
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