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Washi Tape Easter Egg Suncatcher Craft for Kids and Adults

This simple and easy Easter egg suncatcher craft uses washi tape and cardstock. It couldn't be easier! Perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kids, teens, or adults because it makes a beautiful craft to hang in the window. Sun catchers perfect for spring.

My Valentines washi tape sun catcher was so successful that I wanted to make some more for Easter. First up was an Easter egg. Washi Tape Easter Egg Suncatcher Craft Materials This could not be easier. Cardstock – I used white because I knew some of my tapes were also white. Washi tape Scissors Instructions First, fold your paper in half the hot dog way and draw an egg shape. I made mine a little thinner at the top and a little thicker at the bottom. Next, cut out the frame by cutting the same basic line inside of your … Read more

Washi Tape Cross Suncatcher Craft for Kids and Adults

This simple and easy Easter cross suncatcher craft uses washi tape and cardstock. It couldn't be easier! Perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, kids, teens, or adults because it makes a beautiful craft to hang in the window. Sun catchers perfect for spring or any time of year.

Back in the old days of my blog, I wrote frequently about homeschooling, crafts, and activities to do with your kids. In the past couple of years, I have pivoted somewhat and now write much more on physical and mental health, but that does not mean I no longer homeschool (I do) or craft (I do) or do lots of fun activities with my kids (I do that too). It just means that I haven’t been talking about it as much here. Last year, in the spring, I made these fun sun catchers with the girls on Easter weekend, took … Read more

Valentine’s Day Heart Animal Crafts for Kids

We are snowed in. Last Friday night and Saturday, we got nearly 40″ of snow which has never happened before in the history of record keeping in the Harrisburg area. By Saturday afternoon, the girls had played outside (that’s too much snow to really do anything in) and played games and made meals and played with all their toys, and they were all ready for something else. So I had the brilliant idea to do some heart crafts, partly just to have fun and partly to share with you here. The girls were into this for all of fifteen minutes … Read more

Fortune Cookie Valentines – Free Printable Valentine Fortunes

Fortune Cookie Valentines with 4 pages of printable Valentine fortunes

I was looking at punny (you know, full of puns) Valentines a few days ago, and I had a brilliant thought. My paper fortune cookies would make awesome Valentines. “I am fortune-ate to have a Valentine like you.” “You will soon get a kiss from your Valentine.” So of course, I made a bunch. The paper fortune cookie tutorial below is an abbreviated version of the paper fortune cookie tutorial I wrote last month, so if you want more detailed instructions, head over there. How to Make Fortune Cookie Valentines Materials Pretty paper – My first set of fortune cookies (the … Read more

Paper Fortune Cookie Tutorial

How to Make Paper Fortune Cookies - No template needed because they're made from a circle. Includes a free printable with 100 fortunes. These are fun for Chinese New Year or New Year's Eve. Cute treats for friends, families, or birthdays and parties. Includes some simple and awesome Bible verses.

You won’t believe how easy it is to make these paper fortune cookies. They’re inspired by the Silhouette machine template below, but you can make them almost as easily without a machine. When I saw these paper fortune cookies in the Silhouette store, I had to make some. I downloaded the files, picked out some papers, and got started. And then I realized that you could make these just as easily without a Silhouette machine. That’s when I decided to share the tutorial here. Because, who doesn’t love fortune cookies? Grace is already all over them; begging to open a … Read more

3D Paper Snowflakes – Christmas Crafts for Kids

3D Paper Snowflakes - Christmas Crafts for Kids

About a week ago, a man from my church told me that he needed to talk to me. My pastor said, “Run, Tara. Run!” I wasn’t sure if it was a joke, and I was supposed to stay or if he was serious, and I was supposed to run away from what was sure to be a forced volunteering. I stayed. (The pastor told me later, “The next time I tell you to run, run!” So now I know.) Anyway, the man in charge of our annual church banquet asked me to be in charge of decorations for the event. … Read more