Elf on the Shelf Shrinky Dinks

EOTS Shrinky Dinks

I have a special affinity for the classic Shrinky Dink toy that I remember so much from my childhood. In fact, it was one of my most remembered Christmas presents next to Baby Alive and Barbie. Today, Creativity for Kids has brilliantly merged the classic Shrinky Dink with the ever popular Elf on … [Read more...]

Embellished DIY Medical Journal {Free Printable}

Embellished DIY Medical Journal

Here are some basic instructions to create your own DIY Medical Journal which also makes a perfect baby gift. The fun part is customizing the look of the journal. Materials needed: 1 1/2 inch binder with see through front, back and side sleeves Tab Dividers (I used a set of monthly tab … [Read more...]

DIY Duck Brand Duct Tape Gift Bow

January 2012 207-2

Great for the top of a boy's birthday gift. It's a fun way to dress up a gift card or package. Here's how to create the fun... Duck Brand® Duct Tape is easy to apply to paper and it actually plays well if it needs to be repositioned a little. Mark off 3/4 inch for each cut. … [Read more...]

Elf On The Shelf Series | DIY Jet Pack with a Photo Tutorial

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Buddy jet packing back from the North Pole... This idea stems from the DIY Jet Packs that I created as embellishment to my son's Halloween costumes. Thinking on a minature scale I came up with glue sticks for Jet Packs. Hope you enjoy! Pin It … [Read more...]

DIY Jet Packs

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Happy Halloween from my lil' Future Soldiers! My kids have imaginative ideas how they think technology will change what soldiers use in the future to defend our country thus the name of their costumes -- Future Soldiers. DIY Jet Packs were the best way I could depict their idea and they are … [Read more...]

DIY Gift Bows

October 2011 117-2

Rachel from Lines Across My Face prepared a wonderful tutorial, Turn Your Toddler Scribbles into Gift Bows. My kindergartener is always busy after school creating pictures and drawings. It is his thing. So, when I found Rachel's tutorial for turning toddler scribbles into bows via Pinterest I … [Read more...]

DIY Bug Jars

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Our adorable DIY Bug Jars never have a vacancy! My boys are constantly filling them with little creatures; in fact, we had to add more bug jars to our collection because they just keep find more & more little guests. You can fashion your own DIY Bug Jar in minutes! It only requires three items … [Read more...]