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...]

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...]

The Mayflower – A Massachusetts State Flower Craft {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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We were recently challenged to make our State Flower the Mayflower and participate in a blog hop to Tour the World by Flower with Playground Parkbench and we thought game on! If you don't know the state flower for Massachusetts it is the Mayflower. Here is a photo for your reference: To make the craft you'll just need a few basic craft supplies: white construction paper small star … [Read more...]

Have a Summer Water War with these DIY Sponge Bombs {Fun Crafts with Mom}

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Here in New England we might have had a hard winter but it's surprisingly hot here already. Yesterday alone was 90 degrees! I love the heat but my kids get cranky if they don't have a great way to cool off. The boat isn't yet ready, as parents we don't want to deal with the waterslide and we don't have a pool. I've seen these fun sponge bombs all over Pinterest and a few weeks ago I picked up some … [Read more...]