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Create slithering serpentine friends from materials you have around your house. more

Apr 5, 2013 2:09 PM Crafts

Kids have been folding paper into boat shapes forever. But I bet you can still impress yours by helping them create a waterproof version that really floats. Ahoy, captain! more

Apr 26, 2011 11:06 AM Crafts

Next time you come across some nearly empty boxes of pasta in your cabinet, give this “noodle train” project a try. more

Feb 25, 2011 3:23 PM Crafts

These little critters are an easy project for preschool-aged children. more

Feb 24, 2011 2:20 PM Crafts

Lacing cards are a staple in any preschool classroom. You could certainly buy some from the store, but it is fun to make your own. more

Feb 24, 2011 1:30 PM Crafts

This project gives kids the opportunity to design and create a stuffed creature of their own. more

Feb 24, 2011 1:26 PM Crafts

Make a sun catcher for your window to coax the sun’s rays inside. more

Feb 24, 2011 12:59 PM Crafts

Turn the leaves in your yard into an eye-catching work of art. more

Feb 24, 2011 12:21 PM Crafts

Stray baby socks make the perfect winter hats for homemade characters. Throw in an empty paper towel roll and some decorations for a project that your child will love to incorporate into her creative play. more

Feb 24, 2011 11:02 AM Crafts

Forget the rush to buy Zhu Zhu Pets. You can make your own little critters at home using a fun, patterned, adult-sized sock from your collection of strays. more

Feb 24, 2011 10:58 AM Crafts

Sometimes children’s crafts can feel redundant. Materials like poster paints, construction paper and glue sticks tend to lead to predictable results. For a kid-friendly project beyond the usual, try wet felting, which combines wool, water, soap and friction into a fun new material. more

Feb 23, 2011 11:56 AM Crafts

What's better than a snow-themed craft when you're watching a winter storm from the family room? How about a snow-themed craft using things you already have your bathroom? Skip the trip to the crafts store and curl up with this wintry craft. more

Feb 1, 2011 10:52 AM Crafts

Sometimes everyday things get overlooked in the whirlwind family life and holiday hustle and bustle. So before the feasting stars, take some time this month to really focus your family's attention on all that you have to be thankful for - especially each other. more

Nov 5, 2010 11:07 PM Crafts

There aren't a lot of sure things when it comes to planning your child's birthday party, but a pinata is one of them: competitive whacking and candy. Make your own with this fun, only slightly messy craft that kids will love. more

Oct 31, 2010 10:45 PM Crafts

Use an empty toilet paper tube to brighten up your Thanksgiving table. This craft will help even the youngest in your brood feel involved in the holiday prep. more

Oct 31, 2010 2:05 PM Crafts

Bring some autumn color to your refrigerator with this paper bag owl. Using a classic brown bag and a few supplies from the craft store, you'll have a hoot! more

Sep 27, 2010 3:17 PM Crafts

Use the ancient art of origami to create cleverly folded creatures to use as Halloween decorations. more

Sep 23, 2010 11:43 AM Crafts

If you want teach your kids about plants but don’t have much of a green thumb, consider making a terrarium. These attractive, low-maintenance projects are an easy way to bring Mother Nature’s magic indoors. Once you do the initial set up, your terrarium will basically take care of itself. more

Sep 13, 2010 4:00 PM Crafts

When it comes to edible jewelry, the candy necklace is king. Introduced in the late 1950s by Ce De Candy Inc., these sweet and fashionable treats have been adorning the necks of kids ever since. But why stop at candy? more

Sep 13, 2010 1:35 PM Crafts