Christmas Crafts + Art Projects

Making Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses – A Book Inspired Activity

Gingerbread Houses from Milk Cartons Supplies Needed: milk/juice cartons brown paint pompoms paint brushes glue Additional Supplies: cotton balls ribbon construction paper craft foam pieces puffy stars and flowers sequins craft gems and jewels scissors aluminum foil Method for making your own Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses: Pre-craft prep: Wash and dry your milk, or juice… Continue reading Making Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses – A Book Inspired Activity

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Crystal Candy Cane Ornaments – A Book Inspired Art Project

Candy Cane Ornaments made with Crystals? YES! We have created the coolest art/science project that is perfect for the Holiday Season! Let's decorate our Christmas Trees with these fabulous creations... Do your kids love making crystals? How about a crystal candy cane? We have been reading Scavenger Scout: Rock Hound by Shelby Wild and Yana Popova, and… Continue reading Crystal Candy Cane Ornaments – A Book Inspired Art Project

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Lace-Imprint Clay Ornaments + Book Review

We have been inspired to create our own Lace-Imprint Christmas Tree Ornaments while reading The Marvelous and Much Loved Christmas Tree by Kelly Grettler and they are Marvelous! Come check out my tutorial for you and your kids to make your own ornaments today:) There is something magical about a Christmas Tree. Every year it… Continue reading Lace-Imprint Clay Ornaments + Book Review

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Making a No-Sew Sock Snowman – A Book Inspired Activity

Making a No-Sew Sock Snowman is so much fun to make with your kids while reading the book The Biggest, Best Snowman by Margery Cuyler and Will Hillenbrand this holiday season, you will be so happy you did, let me show you how to make these adorable little snowmen that will warm your heart!   This… Continue reading Making a No-Sew Sock Snowman – A Book Inspired Activity

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French Knitting Toilet Paper Roll Tutorial – A Book Inspired Hands-on Activity

We have been inspired to learn how to do French Knitting with Toilet Paper Rolls after reading a fabulous Christmas story, called Lulu and Lainey... 12 Days of Christmas by Lois Petren. Let's get started with this fun knitting craft you can your kids can do together, while learning about France... While we are enjoying… Continue reading French Knitting Toilet Paper Roll Tutorial – A Book Inspired Hands-on Activity

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Rock Dig with Scavenger Scout Rock Hound + Discovery Kids

  Rock dig kits are the best, aren't they? My kids love them! This week, we have paired Scavenger Scout Rock Hound by Shelby Wilde and Yana Popova with a fun Rock + Gem Stone Dig Kit by Discovery kids, let me share with you how it went!     ROCK DIG ACTIVITY Supplies Needed: Discovery… Continue reading Rock Dig with Scavenger Scout Rock Hound + Discovery Kids