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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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DIY strongman costume with balloon barbells
If you looking for a funny and easy to make last minute halloween or dress up party costume , for this year party make this strongman costume !  This strongman suit complete with tattoos and fake barbells. The strongman was impressing everyone with his amazing feats! You can draw fake mustaches and chest hairs with a black eyeliner for a more manly look. . . .
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DIY Halloween cupcake costume for kids
If you love sweets and fun halloween costumes try this super cute cupcake costume! This cupcake halloween /dress up party costume is sized for a child but to construct one for an adult would be the same process with slightly different measurements and extra supplies. To create one fun cupcake costume you will need a laundry basket (or some cardboard ),blue construction paper for the cupcake liner,a white pantyhose filled with fiber fill, and pompoms as cute sprinklers. . . .
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DIY Carousel horse costume for kids
With a little paint and cardboard, a whimsical carousel horse costume can make all your child’s dreams come true! And for under $5, this cute Halloween (or dress up partycostume is a win for parents too. The free templates for the carousel horse can be found in this nice craft blog as well!  Feel free to be creative with the colors and decorations ! And don’t hesitate to make this adorable Halloween or dress up party costume for an adult! It's super easy to size up and carousel horses are NEVER too juvenile :) . . .
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DIY  easy sewn parrot (bird) costume
Sewing costumes, you can really let your imagination go crazy and create something over the top, sometimes the crazier the better! Make this quick and easy parrot costume that would be great for Halloween, but are also fun for any day dress up play. The best in it:  it can be any type of bird! You can make an owl,a chicken, an eagle or anything that you want just alternate the colors and the beak. . . .
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DIY easy no sew ladybug  costume
She has got another awesome  99% no sew  halloween costume for you. This time, it’s a sweet super easy to make ladybug costume! . . .
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Easy paper ball garland - DIY quick party decor
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DIY Cookie monster costume with tulle  (Sesame street)
Who doesn't love the big, furry, cookie lover Cookie monster from Sesame street? For this year's Halloween or dress up party make this super easy, adorable and fun Cookie monster costume with this nice craft blog in minutes! How cute is this Cookie monster costume? Plus you can make a Cookie monster basket filled with chocolate chip cookies all, it doesn't get much cooler then that! For this costume and the basket you will need blue tulleblue t-shirt , a little felt (brown and white), and blue feathers (this part is optional). This easy DIY costume can be a perfect choice for adults and kids both! . . .
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Make your own trolls hair - fun costume for kids
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DIY 10 minute funny jellyfish costume
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Granny costume - Halloween costume for kids with sewing pattern
For this year's Halloween or dress up party create a costume that will make you laugh every time when you look at it! The granny costume from Little red riding hood!  There’s just something about that teeny little baby face with all that curly white hair and some reading glasses on a chain. And, well, that granny cap and dress/apron combo finish it off perfectly! If you haven't got sewing machine or sewing skills you  can make this super cute and fun granny costume with combined ordinary girly  clothes and a yarn wig! . . .
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No sew Anna costume (Disney - Frozen)
With the help of this nice , photo documented   Disney's Frozen costume craft tutorial make a cute yet super simple and inexpensive no sew Anna costume. Perfect for Halloween or simply for playing dress up, the total cost and time expended was under $12 and less two hours to make. . . .
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Crocheted cabbage patch doll hat (wig)
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DIY Cinderella costume / princess costume
For this year halloween / Disney dress up party sew this sweet Cinderella costume, and make your girl's wish come true! She started to make this princess costume from-scratch by using the shape of another piece of clothing that fits, as a guide to make something new. This costume needs a basic sewing skill but not that difficult as it seems! . . .
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DIY Garden gnome halloween costume
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Easy DIY snail costume for kids - Halloween costume
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DIY cactus costume
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Cardboard box viking helmet (free template & video tutorial)
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Easy Lego Duplo knobs - fun kids furniture decor
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Popsicle stick and leaf foxes - autumn kids craft ideas
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