Felt Gnome Ornament

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Create a lasting craft that your kids will be proud of for years to come with this adorable Felt Gnome Ornament.  Felt Gnome Ornament As I decorate my Christmas tree each year, I especially love hanging up the ornaments my kids make. I love seeing their creations and remembering different ages or classes with each handcrafted ornament.  I just can’t wait to put this gnome ornament and their Felt Angel ornaments on the tree! My kids love putting ornaments together. And I love how it helps hone fine motor skills and teaches practical skills. Though this craft is better suited to …

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Felt Angel Ornament

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Bring some Christmas spirit into your home with this cute Felt Angel Ornament. Your tweens will love making this unique project. Felt Angel Ornament I always love homemade things, whether it be crafts, drawings, trinkets, or otherwise. The great thing about this craft is that your kids can make it for themselves or they can make it as a very thoughtful gift to someone. Paired with a yummy treat like my easy 3-Ingredient Toffee Recipe, this would be a great gift for your kids’ teachers. Supplies Colorful felt fabrics Needle Thread Ribbon Pencil Scissors How to Make a Felt Angel …

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Festive Strawberry Dipped Christmas Tree Recipe

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Chocolate dipped strawberries are such a refreshing treat! Just an Oreo cookie and Christmas spirit and you’ll get these amazing strawberry dipped Christmas trees to enjoy during the holidays. The perfect combination of chocolatey and fruity goodness! Strawberry Dipped Christmas Tree Recipe If you’ve made my Oreo Mug Cake recipe then you already know I’m a huge Oreo lover! So these simple Strawberry Dipped Christmas Trees are my favorites to make for friends and family around the holidays. There are only six ingredients and six instructions! It’s the perfect holiday kitchen activity for the little ones to enjoy with you! …

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Olaf Papercraft

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Do your kids wanna build a snowman? Get crafting with this super cute Olaf Papercraft that will be sure to keep your kids entertained. Olaf Papercraft If your kids are anything like mine, then they have been totally obsessed with Frozen since it came out. My kids love all things Frozen, but Olaf especially makes them laugh.  If building a snowman gets your family into a winter mood, be sure to check out my other holiday crafts like these adorable and fun Paper Bag Reindeer Puppets and Elf Paper Bag Puppets. Take a step away from the normal toys and …

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Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet

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Learn how to make this festive Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet craft and enjoy creating new family traditions with your children. Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet The holiday season can be hectic with family visiting and all sorts of events and errands. I always need ways to entertain my kids and any visiting kids! My Grinch Paper Bag Puppet is always a hit, so I decided to make this paper bag reindeer puppet too! Paper bag puppets are great activities for cozy nights with the family, or even indoor recess if you are a teacher.  You can also make this part of …

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Grinch Paper Bag Puppet

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Get in the holiday mood with this super simple Grinch Paper Bag Puppet. Your kids will love getting hands on to create a fun new toy.  Grinch Paper Bag Puppet Christmas time is coming! One of my kids’ favorite Christmas movies is How the Grinch Stole Christmas. They love the Grinch and they loved my Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet, so I knew that they would love this craft too!  Even if your kids haven’t seen this movie, they will be sure to love making this holiday themed puppet. And it’s a great way to encourage them to use their imagination …

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Elf Paper Bag Puppet

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The holidays are coming and it’s time to get festive! Your kids will love crafting this super simple Elf Paper Bag Puppet.  Elf Paper Bag Puppet We had way too much fun with our Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet and Grinch Paper Bag Puppet crafts, so we just had to make this Elf paper bag puppet craft to complete the Christmas set. I can’t believe Christmas time is almost upon us! My kids love doing holiday crafts like these. It definitely gets them in a festive mood. The best thing about crafts for the kids to do during the winter months …

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Elf Bookmark

Make reading even more fun with this adorable and simple Elf Bookmark craft. What a great way to encourage good reading habits with your kids!  Elf Bookmark We are in such an elf-y mood after making our Elf Paper Bag Puppets, so we decided to trade out our many bookmarks composed of random pieces of paper for this adorable and unique Elf Bookmark. Your kids will love reading time, even more, when they mark their place with their new little buddy. I mean, how cute is this little elf just hugging your book pages? Adorable and easy too! For more holiday …

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Gingerbread Man Bookmark

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Encourage reading and get in the festive mood with this adorable and simple Gingerbread Man Bookmark papercraft. Gingerbread Man Bookmark Do your kids love holiday crafts? Do they love fun new bookmarks? Then this Gingerbread Man Bookmark papercraft is perfect for you. It is so easy to make, it will help your kids express their creativity and imagination, and it’s the perfect companion for your Elf Bookmark! Your kids will love having a reading buddy. Anything that makes reading more fun will only add to your kids love of reading and further encourage great reading habits! Supplies Construction paper Brown …

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The Absolute Best Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix

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You’ll never buy store-bought hot cocoa again after trying this homemade hot chocolate mix! It’s great rich flavor makes it a great pantry staple and it’s simplicity makes it the best gift too! Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe Nothing makes me a hero in my house quite like bringing out my homemade hot chocolate mix! It makes any day feel like a special occasion and my kids go absolutely crazy for it.  I don’t blame them. You’ll find lots of recipes out there for hot chocolate but I’m telling you, this one is the best! Sweet, simple and delicious! Plus, I …

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