Monday, August 8, 2011

Back to School Crafts

No matter what part of the country you live in, we’re in that final countdown to the first day of school. How does a busy parent keep the kids busy and get them ready for school at the same time? Crafting, of course!

Here are a few fun crafts that may just get the kids excited about hitting the books again this fall.

School Bus Frame
Pencil Toppers

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Getting Creative with Shapes

Someone once told me that drawing is simple – you just put shapes together to create a bigger picture. We could argue that crafting follows the same tenant. And this adorable little guy proves it! He’s made from Lara’s pieces – small beads, spools and a goose egg. Connect it all with pipe cleaners and voila, you’re spending the rest of the summer with a fun new friend. Click here for full instructions.