Rockin’ Cardinal

This easy rockin’ cardinal would be fun hanging from a tree branch – or stand him up and let him rock. It could also be used as a greeting card or note card. Or make several small ones to hang on a Christmas tree. If you are making it with kids, make cardboard patterns from […]

Lollipop Angel

By Noreen Doll. This sweet lollipop angel is a great favor idea for kids. And it is also easy for kids to make, so it would be a great class or group project. Create it in pink or red for Valentine’s Day. Supplies. Double Sided Colorful Paper or Construction Paper Lollipop Scrap of Ribbon How […]

One Sheet Advent Pocket Book

By Noreen Doll. This One Sheet Advent Pocket Book is actually made of 3 one sheet books put together, as 24 pages were needed for the 24 days in December leading up to Christmas Day. So basically, you make 3 quick and easy 8 page pocket books and then combine them into one larger book. […]

Clothespin Angel

By Noreen Doll. A clothespin angel can be made from the simplest of materials. Use scraps of ribbon, plus a few craft supplies you probably already have. Perch an angel atop a vase or centerpiece. Use her as a package decoration, or she can be a Christmas clothespin ornament and sit on a tree branch. […]

Lacy Candy Canes

By Noreen Doll. Lacy Candy Canes make a lovely, elegant holiday decoration. They can be made with plastic candy canes as I’ve done here, or you can use real candy canes. Unfortunately, thought they’re very pretty, you can’t keep real candy canes as they melt and become sticky over time, but the plastic ones can […]

Turn Old Christmas Cards into New Treasures

By Noreen Doll. Don’t throw those Christmas cards away! Here are tons of ways to turn old Christmas cards into new treasures.   Now that the holidays are winding down we are looking for ways to re-use the quantities of wrapping paper, boxes and Christmas cards that we have accumulated. These are some clever and […]

Poseable Gingerbread Man

By Noreen Doll. Create this delightful poseable gingerbread man to entertain little ones. It’s easy to make and fun to play with. It would be a perfect stocking stuffer or small gift at a party. Kids can even make them as a party activity. Supplies. Brown Craft Foam Buttons 4 Brads White Paint Pen (optional) […]

Peek a Boo Santa

By Noreen Doll. Create a fun easy Peek a Boo Santa to delight tots. What’s in Santa’s pack? Peek a boo! He would make a fun stocking stuffer, Christmas party prize, or a great craft for kids to make. Supplies. Craft Foam – pink, white, red, and black. Bit of twine, string, or ribbon 1 […]

Scrunched Paper Candy Cane

By Noreen Doll. A scrunched paper Candy Cane is so easy even toddlers can have fun making it. They’ll love scrunching up the tissue paper squares to be glued on the cardboard. It’s cheap and easy to make with recycled cereal cardboard and tissue paper. Older kids can cut out the tissue paper squares ahead […]

Snowflake Candle

By Noreen Doll. Because it’s made with a flameless candle, a snowflake candle could be an easy project for kids or preschoolers. It would be a great craft for a kids class party, and a nice take home gift. Or it could be a fun project to make for a nursing home resident. Here is […]

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