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Fun and Easy Spring Craft Ideas for Kids

May 25, 2016 4:02 pm

The springtime is known for its long, rainy days, and on those afternoons when you’re stuck in the house, you’ll likely need an activity to keep the little ones occupied. Here are a few fun and creative craft ideas that offer hours of entertainment for your budding artists.

Tissue Cherry Blossom Tree [marthastewart.com]
Instead of hanging their artwork on the refrigerator, why not create a craft that you can use in your home decor? This chic cherry blossom tree sculpture is perfect for the springtime, and it’s also simple enough that the kids will have a great time piecing it together. Let them gather branches from outside, then get to work gluing pieces of pink tissue paper in the shape of delicate blooms.

Painted Canvas Bags [parenting.com]
If you’re looking for a craft that’s both beautiful and functional, this painted canvas bag is the ideal choice. Simply purchase plain canvas bags from your local craft store, set the kids loose with fabric inks and brushes, then use the completed bags at the grocery store or even for their school books.

Faux Tie Dye Spring Flower Window Display [momto2poshlildivas.com]
Because real tie-dyeing may be a bit to complicated for young children, this unique craft is a great alternative that produces similar results. Once your child is done, you can hang the colorful flower in a window for all to see.

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Did You Know!?

May 23, 2016 2:01 pm

Today, May 23rd, is World Turtle Day! Sponsored by American Tortoise Rescue, this holiday was created to increase knowledge and respect for turtles and tortoises!

You can visit their website and donate at www.tortoise.com.

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Need A New Paint Job?

May 23, 2016 12:51 pm

Looking to redecorate your home? Not sure of what color scheme to use? Well it's 2016 and the color trends are AMAZING! High contrast, luxe dimension, and blurred boundaries are the "in" design. Behr, a paint company, shows a great example of how to make these colors happen and look fabulous.

Click here to read more.

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