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Winter Coloring Pages
Kids love to color, and when it's too stormy or cold outside, these fun winter coloring pages make a perfect winter activity for kids!

Spring Crafts for Grade-School Kids
Let your creative spirit get stoked by spring and check out these great spring crafts ideas for kids. You and your grade-schooler will love making these fun, cute, and lovely crafts as much as you will enjoy displaying them this season.

Easing Anxiety About Head Lice
Being diagnosed with head lice can be stressful; here are some ways parents can ease their kids' anxiety about head lice.

How Summer Learning Activities Help Kids Stay Sharp
Kids may resist academic pursuits when school is out, but summer learning activities can help them retain what they learned during the school year.

Halloween Invitations to Make or Print
Making your own Halloween invitations is a great way to save money, and it's fun, too! Check out these great ideas for Halloween invitations you make.

Put washi tape on a chopstick to make the handle for the fan.
Put washi tape on the chopstick to make the handle for the 4th of July paper fan for kids.

Tape the sides together to make a fan shape.
Tape the sides together to form a fan shape.

Use the ruler to flatten the creases of the paper fan.
Make the folds of the fan deeper by flattening the fan down with a ruler.

Make a batch in different colors and patterns for the 4th of July.
These pretty starburst flags will be perfect for your 4th of July celebration.

Put tape on one side of the strip to make the 4th of July paper fan craft.
Put tape on half the strip of paper to make the 4th of July paper fan craft.

Continue making folds in the paper to make the 4th of July paper fan.
Keep folding the paper to form a fan shape to make the 4th of July paper fan.

Make another half and tape together to form the 4th of July paper fan.
Repeat and secure the two pieces together to make a starburst 4th of July paper fan craft for kids.

Fold in half and cut the ends.
Cut the ends of the starburst 4th of July paper fan.

Here is a pretty starburst paper fan for 4th of July.
Your starburst 4th of July paper fan will look like this.

Staple the center of the strip of the 4th of July paper fan craft.
Staple the center of the strip to make the 4th of July paper fan craft.

Begin folding the paper to make the starburst 4th of July paper fans.
Begin making folds in the paper to form a fan for the 4th of July craft.

You'll need a few materials to make the 4th of July paper fans.
These easy starburst 4th of July paper fans will require a few materials to make.

Close the circle to make the fan.
Tape the sides closed to finish the circle and your 4th of July fan craft for kids.

Easy 4th of July Starburst Paper Fans to Make with Kids
Keep your kids busy for the 4th of July with these step-by-step instructions for this fun paper craft.

Here are DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations
You can expect your finished DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations to look like this.

How to Make a Paper Starburst Kids' Party Decoration
Learn how to make easy DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations.

Make more star points for the paper starburst party decorations
Continue making star points for the DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations and lay them out.

Glue or staple the star points of the paper starburst together.
Glue or staple the star points of your DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations.

Get materials for the DIY paper starburst kids' party decorations
You will need just a few materials to make these DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations.

Fold a square into a triangle to make these paper starbursts
Take a square and fold it in half into a triangle to make these DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations

Fold the triangle again and make two cuts.
Fold the triangle once again in half and make two cuts, each about 3/4 of the way, to make this DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations

Your kids' birthday party decorations triangle will now look like this.
At this step in your DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations, your triangle will look like this.

Here is the square for the DIY kids' birthday party decorations
The square for the DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations will now look like this.

Fold and glue the inner flaps to make your kids' party decorations
Take the inner flaps of your square and fold and glue them to make the DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations

Turn the square over and glue those corners together.
Next, turn the square over the glue the next set of corners together.

Flip it over again and glue the last corners together.
Now flip over the square again and glue together the last remaining corners to make your DIY paper starburst kids' birthday party decorations.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - Smoothies
Smoothies are the perfect way to sneak vegetables and fruit into kids' snacks, which makes it the perfect healthy after school snacks idea.

A healthy after school snacks idea - Pita bread with hummus
Hummus served with some whole-grain pita bread is one of kids' favorite after school snacks and is packed with nutrients.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - yogurt with berries
Yogurt is packed with protein and is a terrific after school snacks idea. Paired with berries, it's a nutritious treat for kids.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - cheese quesadilla
Cheese quesadillas are the ideal healthy after school snacks idea. They are easy and fast to make, and kids love them!

Another healthy after school snacks idea - boiled eggs
Boiled eggs are high in protein and filling -- a perfect healthy after school snacks idea for hungry kids.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - Papaya
Papayas may not be a common after-school snacks idea but your child may like the novelty and taste of this delicious treat.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - Oatmeal
Oatmeal is packed with fiber and nutrients and makes it the perfect healthy after school snacks idea.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - English muffin pizzas
English muffin pizzas make a great healthy, quick, and delicious option for after school snacks.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - Celery with nut butter spread
Celery and peanut butter is another one of the excellent options for healthy and easy after school snacks.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - Edamame
These nutrient-packed soybeans will be the perfect snack for kids while they do homework after school.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - Vegetables with dip
Getting kids to dip veggies into hummus or another healthy dip is a great healthy after school snacks idea.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - whole-grain crackers and cheese
Whole grain crackers and cheese with fruit is another wonderful, easy, delicious, and healthy after school snacks idea.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - bagels with cream cheese
Bagels and cream cheese is another one of the delicious, perfect, quick and easy after school snack ideas that kids love.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - apple slices with peanut butter
Apple slices with peanut butter is another one of the classic, nutritious, and delicious snacks for kids.

Another healthy after school snacks idea - whole-grain mini muffins
Whole grain mini muffins with fruit and nuts for extra added nutrition is another one of the great healthy after school snacks ideas for kids.

Host a Great Kids' Valentine's Day Party
If you're hosting a kids' Valentine party, here are some great ideas that will make your next celebration a hit with kids and grownups alike!

The Parent's Guide to a Successful Second Grade Year
This parent's guide to making second grade a successful year for children offers tips on reading, math and preparation and what to expect overall.

Easter Games for Kids to Play
Looking for fun Easter games for your next Easter party or gathering? Check out these fun Easter games for grade-school age kids.

Spring Crafts for Grade-School Kids
Let your creative spirit get stoked by spring and check out these great spring crafts ideas for kids. You and your grade-schooler will love making these fun, cute, and lovely crafts as much as you will enjoy displaying them this season.

Easter Crafts for Kids
Make these easy and fun Easter crafts with your kids. And when you're done, these beautiful Easter crafts can be used as festive decorations!

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Great Foods to Boost Immune Your System Function
While no one food is a silver bullet for optimal immune system function, here are some superstar foods that you should include in your diet, especially when heading into cold and flu season.

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Beat the Heat - How to Stay Cool and Have Fun with Your Kids on a Hot Day
Ideas for how to stay cool and have fun with the kids during a heat wave. Try these ideas great activities and games the next time it's sweltering outside.

The Parent's Guide to a Successful First-Grade Year
This parent's guide to first grade offers tips about first-grade reading, first-grade math and lists ways to make the year a success for children.

The Parent's Guide to a Successful Fifth Grade Year
Parents should act to ensure fifth grade is a successful year for children because, ​for many students, this marks the last year of elementary school.

Christmas Treats and Snacks for Kids
Here are some great ideas for yummy Christmas treats and snacks for everyone in your family.

Brain Boosting Healthy Breakfasts
A balanced breakfast of complex carbohydrates with protein can boost brain power and energy to help school-age kids concentrate and do well in school.

Fun and Easy Halloween Crafts for Kids
These fun ideas for Halloween crafts to make with kids are easy to make, kid-friendly and safe, and are spoooky cute, too!

Make a batch of wands in different colors.
Make a batch of these fun 4th of July star wands in different colors for your next 4th of July party.

Glue the stars together to make the 4th of July star wands.
Glue the stars together to make the 4th of July star wands craft for kids.

These star wands are easy to make and are great for a 4th of July party.
Fun and festive star wands to make with kids in 5 easy steps.

Make paper stars for the 4th of July star wand with the paper punch.
Make stars with the paper punch to make your 4th of July star wand craft for kids.

Glue the stars onto the chopsticks to make your 4th of July craft.
Next, glue the stars onto the chopsticks to make your 4th of July craft for kids.

You'll need just a few materials to make this easy 4th of July craft for kids.
Gather a few ordinary household materials to make this easy 4th of July star wand craft for kids.

Put washi tape on the chopsticks.
Cover chopsticks with washi tape to make the handle for the 4th of July star wands.

Cut out the black cat and get ready to glue it to the Halloween paper lanterns.
Trace and cut out the black cat and prepare to paste it to the Halloween paper lanterns.

Paste the strips onto the edges of the Halloween paper lanterns.
Fold the strips of paper in half and paste them onto the Halloween paper lanterns.

How to make vellum black cat Halloween paper lanterns
Follow these easy steps to make these fun black cat Halloween paper lanterns that are flameless and safe for even young school-age kids.

Gather supplies to make these Halloween paper lanterns.
Get the materials you will need to create these spookily easy Halloween paper lanterns.

Cut a piece of orange vellum paper in half to make this Halloween paper lantern.
Take a piece of vellum paper and cut it in half to make the Halloween paper lantern.

Tape the edges of the Halloween paper lanterns.
Put tape on the folded seams and tape them together to form your Halloween paper lanterns.

Glue the black cat on one side of the Halloween paper lanterns.
Glue the black cat to one side of the lanterns. At this stage, the Halloween paper lanterns will look like this.

Cut strips of black paper for the edges of the Halloween paper lanterns.
Use your paper edger scissors to cut strips for the edges of the Halloween paper lanterns.

Your Halloween paper lanterns will look like this.
When you are finished, your Halloween paper lanterns will look like this.

7 Ways to Limit Your Child's Exposure to Violence in the Media
Many movies, TV shows and video games contain violence. Here are some ways you can limit the amount of violent media content your child is exposed to every day.

Facts Parents Should Know About Kids' Eye Exams
Important facts parents should know about pediatric eye exams and pediatric vision screenings, and why they matter for school-age kids.

Talking to School-Age Kids About Sex: What to Say When
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Parenting Education Products and Programs
Here's a list of professional education resources for parent educators, from your VeryWell Guide to Parenting of K-6 Children.

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Ideas for Vacation Bible School
Ideas and tips for games and curriculum for parents who are helping with vacation Bible school, from tournaments, to craft projects, and more.

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Get Well Gift Ideas for Kids
When a special child is sick, you want to send a get-well message that goes beyond. Send the gift with these ideas for get-well gifts for children.

Ways to Build Character in Children
The qualities of character develop through an interplay of family, school, church, and community influences, the individual temperament, and more.

Clipart Free - Kid-Friendly Clip Art
We do have some favorite free clipart sites where we usually find a cute graphic for a homework or printable project; and so, we share them with you here.

Ideas For a Sponge Bob Pool Party
If your big kid is a Sponge Bob fan, he'll love the idea of a Sponge Bob Luau for his summer birthday party. Find ideas for decorations, food, and more.

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Essential Items Every Mom Needs in Her Purse
What's in your purse, mom? If you have a child, you'll want these handy mom purse essential items in your bag.​

What to Put in an Activity Bag for Kids
Perfect items to include in a kids' activity bag when you are traveling with kids or going to a restaurant with kids.

Pokemon GO Pros, Cons, and Safety Tips for Parents
Plenty of kids are taking part in the Pokemon GO craze. Here are the pros and cons of Pokemon GO, plus important safety tips for parents.

Time Management for Parents
With some smart time-management tips, parents can feel less stressed and get more done.

List of Consequences for Bad Behavior
Having a list of consequences for bad behavior is a handy discipline tool that can help you guide your child toward making better choices.

Halloween Party Ideas for Families
Try these fun ideas for Halloween party games at your next celebration at home or at school!

8 Fun Writing Activities for Kids
Fun writing activities to inspire kids to be good writers who can express their thoughts and feelings with words.

Disruptive Behavior Disorder
How to diagnose and handle disruptive behavior disorders, which can have serious negative effects on a child's development and well-being

Why It's Good for Kids to See You Take Time for Yourself
Why kids need to see parents taking care of themselves and why it's good for a child's development.

Why Empathy Is Important in Today's Narcissistic World
What parents can do to encourage empathy in kids in today's narcissistic, self-focused, selfie world.

What the Debate Over Free-Range Kids and Child Safety is Forgetting
The debate over free-range parenting versus child safety is forgetting some important points about when kids can be left alone.

5 School Fundraising Ideas That Are Better Than Bake Sales
Try these alternatives to selling baked goods at your next school fundraiser.

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Caring for Your Sick Child
Mom's advice for easing your child's symptoms and caring for your sick child.

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My Child Is Having Trouble Falling Asleep
A parent is concerned because her child can't seem to fall asleep at night and is impossible to wake up in the mornings.

How to Get Your Child to Do What You Ask - The First Time
How to get your child to do what you ask - the first time.

Quick Clicks for Last Minute Gifts for Kids
Go online to order that last minute gift for your favorite kid, from About Parenting of K-6 Children.

Tiger Mom or Kitten Mom - When to Push Kids to Succeed
How to know when to push kids to succeed and when to give up, or when to be a Tiger Mom and when to be a Kitten Mom.

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Understand Your Child's Intelligence Test Results
A parents' guide to understanding the IQ scores on the child's LD Assessment.

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4 Signs You May Be Addicted to Your Cell Phone
If you are always phubbing and texting, you may be addicted to your cell phone. Here are the signs you may have a problem.

Cell Phone, Internet Safety Tips Every Parent Must Know
Read about the essential internet and cell phone safety tips all parents must know with their children using their cell phones or internet.

Summer Survival Guide for Parents
Summer survival guide for parents--read these sanity-saving tips for moms and dads to survive the summer months of vacation from school.

How to Deal Positively with Toxic Parent Friends
Strategic ways to handle the toxic parent friends or acquaintances in your life.

Workouts for Parents - 5-Minute Runs
Did you know that short 5-minute runs can reduce your risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease? Here are 7 ways busy parents can sneak in exercise.

9 Ways to Teach Your Kids Kindness
Teaching kids kindness is more important than ever before. Use these nine tips for teaching your kids to be nice and setting a good example for them.

How to Make Sure Your Kids Don't Get Affluenza
How to prevent a child from getting affluenza and being greedy, materialistic, and selfish.

Fun Indoor Activities for Kids
Great ideas for fun, creative, and active indoor activities to do with the kids when it's rainy, snowy, or too cold to play outside.

Violent Video Games and Aggression in Kids
Violent video games and other media violence can

Kids' Birthday Party Etiquette for Hosts
If you're planning to host a birthday party for your child, here are some important kids' birthday party etiquette tips to keep in mind.

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9 DIY Party Decorations to Make with Kids
Make these easy and pretty DIY paper party decorations for your next kids' birthday party or other celebration.

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Flying Carp Craft for Boys
This easy and fun flying carp craft for boys can be made in minutes, just with some paper and an empty toilet paper roll.

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Beautiful Handmade Party Invitations You Can Make in 5 Easy Steps
You can make these gorgeous party invitations with kids in just a few easy steps to add a personal touch. They can be used for any occasion, too!

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Kids' Spring Party Ideas
From DIY party decorations to food to invitations, here are some great ideas to organize a fun spring party for kids.

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Crafts for Boys
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Crafts for Boys
Bored? Restless? Try these easy, fun-to-make crafts for boys the next time you're looking for something to do with your child indoors.

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Easy Mini School Valentine Cards to Make in Minutes
Need an easy DIY for Valentine cards for your child's class? Try these pretty mini cards craft to mak in minutes.

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Easy Craft for Boys - Minecraft Creeper Bookmarks
Here are two versions of easy Minecraft bookmarks to make with kids that are sure to be a hit with boys and girls alike.

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Signs of Common Learning Disabilities in Children
Parents and teachers can determine if children have any of the common signs of learning disabilities in reading, math and more with this list.

How You Can Help a Child Who Has Math Anxiety
How can parents help a child who is experiencing math anxiety? Here are some reasons why math anxiety happens and what parents can do to overcome it.

Healthy School Lunch Tips
Looking for school lunch ideas? Here are some easy and delicious ideas for healthy school lunches your child will love to eat.

Child Development in Ten-Year Olds
What's going on in the mind of your 10-year-old child? Here's a look at the milestones of child development in their schoolwork and other activities.

How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables
Got a kid who refuses to eat anything that could be remotely healthy? Try these tips to get kids to sneak vegetables into kids' meals.

Kids' Lunch Boxes and Food Safety
When packing your child's school lunch box, it's important to take precautions to make sure the food is as safe as it's delicious and nutritious.

Comparing Traditional Math to a Reform Curriculum
Educators continue to debate the pros and cons of traditional and reform math. The JUMP and Singapore math programs have reignited the debate.

What Is JUMP Math?
The JUMP Math program has successfully improved math scores by using a guided inquiry approach to learning math.

How Much Is Too Much Homework?
As you watch the books pile up on the table and your child struggle through his assignments, you may start to wonder how much homework is too much?

10 School Supplies Parents Can Give to Kids' Teachers
Parents can make a difference in a teacher's life by giving her the items on this list of school supplies, including tissue and hand sanitizer.

The Benefit of Parents and Teachers Working Together
Parents and teachers working together as partners is the best way to help kids succeed. What are the keys to building that relationship?

How to Encourage Good Sibling Relationships
Sibling relationships can be made stronger with these habits that encourage good communication, respect and conflict resolution skills.

The 9 Biggest Discipline Mistakes Parents Make
Making discipline mistakes is an inevitable part of parenting a child. Read about common discipline mistakes we all make and how to fix them.

How to Handle Anxiety in Children
Anxiety is a common problem in children. But by taking a few simple measures, parents can reduce and even prevent stress and anxiety in kids.

Tips for Traveling with Kids
When you are traveling with kids, preparing ahead is crucial. With these easy tips, you'll have a trip with minimal meltdowns and boredom.

Solutions for Sibling Fighting and Rivalry
Even the best sibling relationships can be occasionally interrupted by fighting or rivalry. But parents can help siblings build a loving bond.

Top 10 Myths and Misconceptions About Head Lice
Myths about head lice are nearly as persistent as lice themselves. Here are some of the most common misunderstandings about head lice.

Teaching Children Good Etiquette and Manners
From how to greet people to good sportsmanship, here are some important manners children today should know.

Kids and Technology - When to Limit It and How
Technology can be a useful tool and source of entertainment for kids. But it's important for parents to keep in mind that screen time must be limited.

How to Talk with Kids About Tragic Events in the News
Here are some tips on how to discuss tragic news events with your kids.

Volunteer Ideas for Kids
Ideas for ways children can make a difference by volunteering in their communities to help others and learn about charity and giving.

How to Choose the Right New Kids' Movies for Your Family
Here are 5 great tips on how to choose which new kids' movies are the best options for your family.

The Truth About Santa and the Tooth Fairy
When and how should you tell your child the truth about Santa? Here is a guideline to help parents navigate this poignant parenting milestone.

What to Do When a Child is Scared of Halloween
It's perfectly normal for a child to be scared of Halloween. Here are some ideas for how you can help your child overcome her fears and have fun.

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11 Amazing Ways Parenting Changes You
Parenting can change your life forever in ways both big and small. Here are some significant changes that can happen when someone becomes a parent.

Your easy friendship bracelets will now look like this when the second row is done.
When the second row is done, the easy diagonal stripe pattern bracelet will now look like this.

Repeat the pattern and continue making rows of double knots to make this easy friendship bracelets craft
Keep working with the strands to make rows of knots as you add length to the easy friendship bracelets for kids.

Turn the sheet over and make another fold for the paper fan decorations.
Next, turn the sheet over and make another fold and keep going in this pattern to make your paper fan decorations.

Here is what your paper fan decorations will look like.
When you are done, your paper fan decorations will be ready to be displayed.

Halloween Crafts - Pop Up Ghost Halloween Invitations
Learn how to make pop up cards for a Halloween invitations with kids.

Write party details inside the Halloween invitations.
Write out information about the party such as date, time, and place inside the Halloween invitations.

Fold the orange paper in half and cut small slits.
Cut two small slits in the spine of the card to make your Halloween invitations.

Glue the ghost to the Halloween invitations.
Open the card and glue the ghost to the little platform of the Halloween invitations.

Make borders for the Halloween invitations.
Cut strips of paper to create a border for the front of the Halloween invitations.

Make more shamrocks in different shades and patterns of green.
Make more paper shamrocks and add them to St. Patrick's Day cards, place cards, or anything else you want.

Your paper shamrock will now look like this.
Your paper shamrock, one of the easiest and most fun St Patricks Day crafts for kids, will now look like this.

St Patricks Day Crafts - How to Make Paper Shamrocks
You can make these easy and adorable paper shamrocks for St. Patrick's Day with kids in minutes. Use them to decorate cards, place settings, and more!

Punch out some paper hearts for this St Patricks Day crafts for kids.
Punch out some paper hearts for this St Patricks Day crafts for kids.

Cut a stem and have three hearts ready to make a shamrock.
Cut a stem and have three hearts ready to make a shamrock, one of the easiest and most fun St Patricks Day crafts for kids.

Glue two hearts together to begin making your paper shamrock.
Glue two hearts together to begin making your paper shamrock, one of the easiest and most fun St Patricks Day crafts for kids.

You can also use washi tape or patterned paper for the shamrocks.
You can also use washi tape or patterned paper for the shamrocks for easy and fun St Patricks Day crafts for kids.

Your paper shamrock will now look something like this.
Glue on the third heart to make the paper shamrock, one of the easiest and most fun St Patricks Day crafts for kids.

Next, add a stem to finish the paper shamrock.
Next, add a stem to finish the paper shamrock, one of the easiest and most fun St Patricks Day crafts for kids.

Add the third heart to your paper shamrock.
Add the third heart to your paper shamrock, one of the easiest and most fun St Patricks Day crafts for kids.

To make your paper shamrocks, you'll need a few materials.
You'll need just a few materials to make this paper shamrock St Patricks Day craft for kids.

Repeat the double knot process with your new working strand
Take your new working strand, which is the one farthest on the left, and repeat the process to continue making your easy friendship bracelet for kids.

Add the next row of knots to the easy friendship bracelets.
Working with the next strand, make another row of knots to add to this easy friendship bracelets craft.

As you add more rows, put more masking tape down to secure the bracelet
As these easy friendship bracelets grow longer, you can add more masking tape to the bracelet to secure it and make it easier for kids to tie knots.

To make the bracelets thicker, you can add an extra strand of each color
If you want a thicker bracelet, you can use an extra strand of each color embroidery floss as you make these easy friendship bracelets.

How to Make Paper Fan Decorations
These gorgeous hanging paper fan decorations are easy to make and are perfect decorations for a party or any other occasion.

Start folding the paper to make the paper fan decorations.
Begin making the folds to create your hanging paper fan decorations.

Trim any excess paper.
Cut off any excess paper once you've reached made all the folds for your paper fan decorations.

Repeat the steps to fold another sheet of paper to make the paper fan decorations
To make the paper fan decorations, repeat the previous steps with another sheet of paper of the same color.

Tie the twine around the fan strip and tape the sides together.
Take the twine and tie it around the middle of the folded strips of paper to make the paper fan decorations and put tape along the edge.

Put tape along the edge of one of the paper fan strips.
Take one of the folded strips and put the double-sided tape or adhesive along the edge to make your paper fan decorations.

Tape the twine to the back of the paper fan decorations.
Tie the twine to make a knot at the top and tape it to the back of the hanging paper fan decorations.

Write a message on the front of the ghost pop up Halloween invitations.
Write your Halloween message -- in this case,

Get the materials to make your Halloween invitations.
You will need a few things to make your ghost pop up Halloween invitations.

Open the Halloween invitation card and push the cut piece through.
Open up the card and push the cut piece through the spine of the Halloween invitations.

Close the Halloween invitations.
When you close the Halloween invitations card, it should look like this.

Cut out the ghost for the Halloween invitations.
Use your cookie cutter to trace the ghost shape and cut it out. Glue it to the inside of the Halloween invitations.

Glue on the edges for the Halloween invitations.
Glue the strips of paper to make edges for the Halloween invitations.

One of the most beautiful craft materials to include in a kids craft box is satin rattail cords.
Put some beautiful satin rattail cords in a variety of pretty colors in a kids craft box.

Cute buttons in a variety of colors and styles can be a great part of a kids craft box.
Adorable decorative buttons are also a great item to have in a kids' craft box.

Washi tape is another excellent item for a kids craft box.
Washi tape, the the decorative Japanese tape that is widely popular, is a perfect addition to a kids craft box.

Get the materials to make these easy friendship bracelets
Gather the few items you will need to make these easy friendship bracelets.

Cut the floss and tie a knot to begin making these easy friendship bracelets
Cut the floss into 3-foot long segments and tie a knot about 4 inches from one end to begin making these easy friendship bracelets.

Begin the first knot of your easy friendship bracelets craft
To begin your easy friendship bracelets, make the first knot by making a

Make a knot and pull tight, then repeat.
Make a knot with that strand and pull tight, then repeat that same knot again to continue making this easy friendship bracelets craft.

Now place the first strand of the easy friendship bracelet onto the next strand
To continue making these easy friendship bracelets, take that first string and knot it twice on the next string.

Your easy friendship bracelet will now look like this.
At this stage of your easy friendship bracelet, it will look like this.

Repeat the double knot on the last strand
Next, take the working strand and put it around the last strand to continue the easy friendship bracelet.

Halloween Crafts - Halloween Spider Web Decorations
Learn how to make these easy and sparkly paper Halloween spider web decorations to get your house ready for Halloween.

Find the supplies to make these Halloween spider web decorations.
Gather the materials you will need to create these Halloween spider web decorations.

Connect the lines of the spider web.
Connect the ends of the lines to begin making the spider webs.

Add more lines to make your Halloween spider web decorations.
Keep adding more lines to the spider web to make your Halloween spider web decorations.

Finish drawing the spider web with glue.
Continue making more lines with glue to complete the spider web for your Halloween spider web decorations.

Pour glitter all over and let dry to make your Halloween spider web decorations.
Take the silver glitter and pour it generously over the spider web to make your Halloween spider web decorations.

Tape the spider webs onto ribbon to make a Halloween spider web decorations garland.
If you want to make a garland, tape the Halloween spider web decorations onto some ribbon and hang them up.

Here is a garland made of paper Halloween spider web decorations.
Your paper Halloween spider web decorations garland will look something like this.

Beads are also great craft materials to put into a kids craft box.
Pretty beads are a terrific item to include in a kids craft box.

Paper edger scissors are also a nice addition to a kids craft box.
Include some paper edger scissors in your kids craft box.

Felt is a great item to include in a kids craft box.
Felt is a kid-friendly and kid-favorite item to put in a kids craft box.

Summer Crafts for Kids - Easy Friendship Bracelets
These pretty friendship bracelets are easy and fun to make, and are the perfect summer craft for kids.

This is what your easy friendship bracelet will look like at this stage.
Once you have finished the first group of knots, your easy friendship bracelet will look like this.

Draw lines with glue.
Take your glue pen and draw intersecting lines with glue to make your Halloween spider web decorations.

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Assemble the materials you'll need to make the Valentine box.
Gather materials to make the Valentine box.

Pipe cleaners are a great addition to a kids craft box.
Put some colorful pipe cleaners in a kids' craft box.

Easy Valentine Box Craft for Kids
This easy craft uses tissue boxes to make a cute box to hold your child's valentines or small presents or trinkets.

Accent the Valentine box with hearts.
Cover the Valentine box with paper and accent with hearts.

Keep adding hearts to the Valentine box.
Keep adding hearts to the Valentine box.

Make some more Valentine boxes in different colors and styles.
Make a variety of Valentine boxes in different colors and styles.

What to Put in a Kids Craft Box
Read about what materials you should have in a kids craft box to make fun kids arts and crafts.

Add some more washi tape hearts to the inside and have kids write a message to complete the washi tape Mothers Day card.
To finish your washi tape Mothers Day card, have kids glue on more washi tape hearts inside the card and let them write a message to mom.

Glue the hearts across the top and bottom of your washi tape Mother's Day card.
Use your glue or adhesive to glue the hearts onto your washi tape Mother's Day card.

Write or print out a Mother's Day message and cut it into a small strip to glue onto your Mother's Day card.
Print or write out your Mother's Day message and glue it to the Mother's Day card.

Put washi tape around your Mothers Day message and cut the tape to fit.
Put thin washi tape around your Mothers Day message and use your craft pen knife to trim the edges.

Trim the washi tape to put the message on your Mothers Day card.
Cut the washi tape and trim the ends evenly to put on your Mothers Day card.

Here is what your washi tape hearts Mothers Day card may look like when it's finished.
Your washi tape Mothers Day card will look something like this when it's finished.

Continue the braid and secure with more tape as you make the braided bracelet.
Keep repeating the braiding pattern as you continue making the braided bracelet.

Continue making the braided bracelet by moving the outermost strand of the rattail cord from the left to the right.
Continue the braid for the braided bracelet by transferring the outermost rattail cord on the left side over to the right.

Lots of colorful markers, crayons, and pencils should be in a kids craft box.
Art supplies such as colorful crayons, markers and pens should be in a well-stocked kids craft box.

Assorted paper in beautiful colors also should be in a kids craft box.
Another kids craft box essential is a variety of paper in beautiful colors.

Watercolor paint is another good item for a kids craft box.
Another kid-favorite for a craft box is some watercolor paint.

Glue should also be in a kids craft box.
Put some glue in a kids' craft box.

Washi Tape Ideas - Mother's Day Cards
Japanese washi tape hearts in an array of gorgeous colors will make this Mother's Day card a hit! Together with kids you can make this colorful craft.

Assemble the materials to make the washi tape hearts Mothers Day cards.
Gather the materials you will need to make your washi tape Mothers Day cards.

Use the thin washi tape to maker borders on the Mothers Day card.
Take your thin washi tape and put a strip across the top and bottom to create a border for your washi tape hearts Mothers Day card.

Now move the outermost right hand rattail cord to the left to continue making the braided bracelet.
To continue the braided bracelet craft, move the outermost rattail cord on the right side over to the left.

When you have the desired length of the braided bracelet, tie the other end of the rattail cord.
When the braided bracelet is at the desired length, tie the rattail cord into a tight knot, just as you did in the beginning.

Put the button on the open end of the braided bracelet by putting a cord through the button loop and tying it.
Put the button on the open end of the braided bracelet by putting one of the cords through the button loop and tying the cord.

Tie a knot with all the satin rattail cords and add some fabric glue to finish the button closure for the braided bracelet.
Take all the rattail cords and make a big knot and secure with fabric glue to finish the friendship braided bracelet closure.

Make another knot on the satin rattail cord for the decorative button to make the closure for the braided bracelet.
To make the button closure for the friendship braided bracelet, make another knot on the cord at one end.

Feed the button through to make sure the closure for the braided bracelet works.
Feed the button through the space you made between the knots of the braided bracelet to check that the closure works.

This is what your rattail cord braided bracelet should look like when you are done.
Here is what a finished rattail cord braided bracelet will look like when it's complete.

You can trim the ends short or keep it long for a little fringe for your braided bracelet.
Finally, you can trim the ends or keep it a bit long once you have finished your braided bracelet.

Put strips of washi tape on white paper and punch it out to make hearts for your Mothers Day cards.
Put washi tape on strips of plain white paper and punch out heart shapes to make your Mothers Day cards.

Line up the strands of rattail cord to begin making your braided bracelet.
Take five strands of rattail cord 2 feet long each in different colors and line them up.

Transfer one of the rattail cords in the 3 strand group to the 2 strand group.
Move one of the strands in the 3 strand rattail cord group to the 2 strand group.

Summer Craft for Kids - Rattail Cord Braided Bracelet
This pretty friendship bracelet idea uses colorful rattail cord that's made into a braided bracelet.

Get the materials you will need to make this rattail cord friendship braided bracelet.
Gather the crafts materials you will need to make these braided rattail cord friendship braided bracelet.

Make a knot at about 4" in from the end.
Measure about 4 inches from the end and make a tight knot.

Tape the rattail cords down and separate the strands.
Tape the satin rattail cords down firmly onto a flat surface and separate the strands.

Bring the farthest rattail cord out in that hand over to the other hand to continue the braided bracelet.
Now move the cord farthest out in the left hand over to the right hand to continue the braided bracelet.

Bring the outermost rattail cord in the right hand over to the left to continue making the braided bracelet.
Continue making the rattail cord braided bracelet by bringing the outermost cord in the right hand over to the left.

Continue making letters for the thank you cards and happy birthday cards.
Keep making letters for your thank you cards or happy birthday cards.

Washi Tape Thank You and Birthday Cards Kid Crafts
Make these easy and pretty washi tape thank you cards and birthday cards with kids.

Here is what your finished washi tape flags thank you cards and birthday cards will look like.
You can expect your washi tape flags thank you cards and birthday cards to look something like this.

Gather the materials to make your washi tape flag thank you cards or birthday cards.
Assemble the supplies you will need to create your washi tape thank you cards or birthday cards.

Cut letters into strips for your washi tape happy birthday cards and thank you cards.
Cut your birthday card and thank you card messages into strips to make the washi tape cards.

Put washi tape lenghthwise on a letter for your handmade thank you cards and birthday cards.
Take a strip of washi tape and put it lengthwise on a letter for your handmade birthday cards and thank you cards.

Snip off the paper at either end to just leave the letter with the washi tape on it.
Cut off the paper at either end of the letter to make your message for your washi tape birthday cards and thank you cards.

Put twine on the tape and fold it over to create a flag for the washi tape thank you cards or birthday cards.
Flip over the letter and place twine at the edge of the paper and fold it over to make the flag for your washi tape thank you cards or birthday cards.

Lay out the flags for the washi tape thank you cards or birthday cards.
Lay out the washi tape flags to make your thank you cards or birthday cards.

Here is an example of a folder decorated with washi tape.
Here is an idea of what your washi tape folder may look like.

Print out thank you and happy birthday messages for your washi tape cards.
Using a printer or with a pen, print out letters spelling out birthday and thank you messages for your washi tape flag thank you cards and happy birthday cards.

How to Decorate Folders with Washi Tape
You can use washi tape to transform a plain folder into something pretty or recycle an old one.

Place strips of white paper on the cover and print or write a label before applying washi tape to the folder.
Use white strips of paper to cover up old writing and print or write out a new label for the folder before putting on the washi tape.

Here is what the bat place cards homemade halloween decorations look like.
When you are finished, the bat place cards homemade halloween decorations will look like this.

Put washi tape on the cover of your folder.
Put down strips of washi tape to decorate the folder.

Add the googly eyes to the mummy homemade halloween decorations.
Place the googly eyes in the center line of the mummy cup to make these homemade halloween decorations.

This is what your homemade halloween decorations mummy cups will look like.
You can expect your homemade halloween decorations mummy cups to look something like this.

Get materials to make the bat name place card tags homemade halloween decorations.
To add bat name tags to your homemade halloween decorations mummy cups, get the materials you will need.

Begin adding fabric strips to the cup to make your homemade halloween decorations cups.
Add strips of fabric to the cup starting from the bottom to make your mummy homemade halloween decorations cups.

Get materials to make the mummy treat cups homemade Halloween decorations
Gather what you will need to make the Halloween mummy cups homemade Halloween decorations.

Put glue on the cup to make these homemade halloween decorations.
Put some glue on a paper plate and roll the cup in the glue to make these mummy cup homemade halloween decorations.

Make the bats for place cards for the mummy cups homemade halloween decorations.
Make bat name place cards to add to the homemade halloween decorations mummy cups.

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How to Make Mini Easter Baskets
You and your kids will love making these adorable paper cup mini Easter baskets just as much as you enjoy sharing them.

Cut off the top of the cup to make your mini Easter basket.
The next step in this Easter craft is to cut off the top of the cup to form the mini Easter basket.

Assemble the materials you will need to make this washi tape craft.
To make washi tape butterflies, gather the materials you will need.

Put washi tape strips on the butterflies.
Cut strips of washi tape and put them on the butterflies.

Put more washi tape on the other butterflies.
Take more washi tape and put strips on the rest of the butterflies.

For paper punch butterflies with washi tape, punch out the butterflies first.
If you are using a paper punch to make your washi tape butterflies, punch out the butterfly shapes first.

Gather your Easter crafts materials to make your mini Easter baskets.
To make the mini Easter baskets, gather your Easter crafts materials.

Make a mark with a pencil to cut the cup to make the mini Easter basket.
To make your mini Easter basket, make a small mark 1 and 1/2 inches from the bottom of the cup at various points around the cup.

Put washi tape all around the edges of your Easter basket.
Next, take your washi tape or construction paper and put a strip all around the top of your mini Easter basket to make a nice trim.