Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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I'm so excited it's officially October! It means I can finally pull out all the Halloween decorations and start to get festive for the string of upcoming holidays! I thought I'd have the boys make these Halloween Jack-O-Lantern Paper Plate Pumpkins to get them excited too! Making these are pretty simple and don't many supplies. You probably have most of them on hand already. SUPPLIES … [Read more...]

Paper Plate Spiders {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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It's almost Halloween and I can't wait! It's such a fun time of year for me and the kids and I make sure to enjoy all of October to celebrate! The boys and I made these cute Paper Plate Spiders to get them in the Halloween spirit! SUPPLIES NEEDED: Black paper plates (I used large and small plates) Black chenille stems Scissors or wire cutters Hole punch Glue stick Wiggly eyes … [Read more...]

A is for Apple! An Apple Paper Plate Preschool Craft! | Fun Crafts with Mom

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It's fall! I can't believe how fast time is flying! The apples on the trees are getting big and are ready for picking! Sawyer is so excited about going apple picking since they talked about it in his new preschool class! To celebrate I thought we'd make this fun Apple Paper Plate Preschool Craft! Supplies Needed: Red Construction Paper Green Construction Paper Scissors Paper … [Read more...]

Handprint Garden Stepping Stones You Can Make Yourself {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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If you follow my social sites like Instagram or Facebook (which I hope you do!) you'll know I'm really big about my gardens. Next year we're doing a big overhaul and they will be 6x the size it is now. I've been having the kids make Handprint Garden Stepping Stones to place along the walk ways of all the raised beds. There are several ways to make these and we've been making all different … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Mason Jar Flower Vases {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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I am head over heels for the whole Mason Jar trend. I love using them for anything and everything but my new favorite are these DIY Painted Mason Jar Flower Vases I made! I found them on the Oriental Trading site and loved them immediately! Making them are super easy and the supplies are minimal. Supplies Needed: Pint Mason Jars Martha Stewart Craft Paints Satin Ribbon Paper … [Read more...]

Custom Wall Shelf {Tutorial} with Ace Hardware Paint #FindYourColor

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"$.99 paint pint offer valid on Valspar and Clark+Kensington. At participating stores 8/1-8/31. Prices may vary. Limit 4. Color samples must be tinted in unique colors. I was compensated for my time and this blog post. All opinions and positions expressed here are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware Paint.” I'm finally starting to attack that dreaded summer to-do list. … [Read more...]

Easy Three Minute Wreath {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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I don't really have any 4th of July decor and wanted to throw something together and this Three Minute Wreath is the perfect craft to change that fast! Not only does it take only three minutes but you only need three things to make it too! It's SO easy!! I had grabbed the garland on clearance a few days ago at AC Moore for less than $3. I wanted to do something festive with it. Johnny had a … [Read more...]

Grow Your Garden: Chalkboard Soup Can Herbs {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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I was recently shopping in a craft store and saw these cute chalkboard soup cans that were perfect for growing herbs! I knew I could easily recycle some of my own and save myself some pennies for my own soup can herbs. The supplies you need are minimal and I actually didn't have to buy anything I didn't already have on hand to make my own. Supplies Needed: Soup cans (wrapper removed, washed, … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Umbrella Preschool Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We have had a pretty dry spring which is uncommon here in Massachusetts but recently we've had a few long strings of rainy days. I wonder now how we survived the long winter months cooped up inside because just two days in we were climbing the walls. I needed a good umbrella preschool craft for Sawyer. I thought to help move the time along I'd do a fun rainy day inspired craft. I remembered … [Read more...]