How to Make a Paper Napkin Ring for Children

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15Jun
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  How to make a Paper Napkin Ring that children will love! Make a bear, or a rabbit, or perhaps create your own fun animal? With thanks to Staedtler for the opportunity to try these crafty pens.  It’s hard sometimes to create a happy family mood around the dinner table when it’s the very end of the day, mama’s rushed and…

How to Make a Simple Paper Easter Egg Basket

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30Mar
How to make a simple paper Easter Egg Basket

How to make a simple paper Easter Egg basket   Simple crafts do wonders in helping mamas to find their creative spark!  Even a simple creative task, such as this, proves that they CAN be creative!   During our old Moondew playgroup days, we only had limited time for crafty things.  The activity needed to be purposeful, beautiful and worthwhile…

How to make an Easter egg basket from paper: a how-to tutorial

Posted under Easter, Paper

29Mar
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 How to make an Easter Egg basket from Paper With Easter only just over three weeks away, you might just be needing a quick and easy Easter Egg basket to make with your children in preparation. This one is made of paper, and was inspired by Ned’s Easter kindergarten gift from last year. You need two pieces of paper, one…

How to Make Your Own Advent Calendar for Kids

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24Nov
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How to Make Your Own Advent Calendar For Kids Quick and easy rainbow paper pocket bunting. Fill it with treasure notes! Project 24 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. Would you like to know how to make your own advent calendar for kids, that you can do in just a couple of hours? Yes, you have time. You can get…

How to Make a Decorative Paper Ball for Christmas

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21Nov
How to make a decorative paper ball for Christmas fun!

How to make a Decorative Paper Ball for Christmas Project 21 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. A few years ago, I created and hosted a fun workshop course (The MamaMoontime Club) that ran for 10 weeks. Each week, we met in the local church hall. One week, as I arrived to set up, I found these cute paper ball…

How to make homemade napkin rings for christmas

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14Nov
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How To Make Homemade Napkin Rings for Christmas Using strips of scrapbook paper and a concertina fold Project 14 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. I LOVE to decorate for Christmas but I don’t always have an abundance of time. I’m betting you don’t either. That’s why this juicy little craft is so perfect. All it is a bit of…

How To Make A Simple Paper Gift Box

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13Nov
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How to make a simple paper gift box with cardboard and ribbon Project 13 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. I’m stepping out of the box today and leaving the red and green theme behind. Today, I’m making a gold box with yellow stars and a blue handle. A bit strange for Christmas crafting? Well, I wanted to do something…

How To Make A Christmas Recipe Book Or Christmas Shopping List Notebook

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10Nov
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How To Make A Christmas Recipe Book Or Christmas Shopping List Notebook Project 10 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. A few years ago, I went to a Stampin’ Up party and we made a little notebook with a ribbon tie. It was such a clever little idea that I’ve used it on many projects since. It doesn’t take much…

How To Make A Christmas Tree Out Of Paper For Kids

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8Nov
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How to make a christmas tree out of paper for kids 3D Cone Tree Project 8 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. Very soon, I’m going to have a space for a Nature Table again. Except this will be one very long and skinny surface for all kinds of loveliness. Not just nature. Not just craft. My table is completely…

Christmas Candle Holders To Make: Kite Paper Covered Illuminated Jar

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7Nov
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Christmas candle holders to make Tree-inspired Glass Tealight Holder using Kite Paper Project 7 of 30 Days of Christmas Crafting. A few years ago, I was inspired by my friend Margaret at We Bloom Here when she posted a tutorial about making lovely winter lanterns.  All of the families at my old Moondew playgroup made one for our winter walk…

A Letter From Santa On Christmas Morning Personalised Puzzle Idea

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3Nov
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A letter from Santa on Christmas morning Project 3 of 30: Make this personalised puzzle treasure hunt   I LOVE Christmas morning, and I do love to draw out the gift-opening fun as long as possible. I’m one of those mamas who will wrap tiny things in box, after box, after box, after box just to see the look on…

How To Make A Handmade Card For Teacher

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30Oct
How To Make A Handmade Card For Teacher

  How To Make A Handmade Card For Teacher 3D Pop-Up Doll Dard No. 23 in the 30 Days of Dolls Series   With Christmas approaching, lots of people start thinking about Christmas gifts for their child’s teacher. If you, like me, have been blessed with a teacher who has shone a bright light upon your child and loved them…

Simple Paper Puppets For Kids To Make

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27Oct
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Simple paper puppets for kids to make No. 22 in the 30 Days of Dolls Series: The King with moving limbs   Dolls can be made very simply just by using paper and a few paper fasteners (brads). This paper doll has moving limbs, so would be a lovely puppet in a puppet show. This is also something children can…