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These adorable bookplates by Helen Dardik are free to download and print!

These adorable bookplates by Helen Dardik are free to download and print!

If you're planning on being crafty for your kid's halloween costumes you will be inspired by this adorable handmade Totoro costume by you & mie.

If you’re planning on being crafty for your kid’s halloween costumes you will be inspired by this adorable handmade Totoro costume by you & mie.

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Encourage your kids to color on the walls with these colorable posters by Roxy Marj.

Encourage your kids to color on the walls with these colorable posters by Roxy Marj.

If you're thinking of making your child's halloween costume then this cute rain cloud costume from The Train to Crazy should definitely be on your list.

If you’re thinking of making your child’s halloween costume then this cute rain cloud costume from The Train to Crazy should definitely be on your list.

If you're looking for a fun Halloween project and you have some cereal boxes lying around, you can these neat lanterns!

If you’re looking for a fun Halloween project and you have some cereal boxes lying around, you can these neat lanterns!

Turn your child's lego creations into modern art with this neat tutorial by Three Paper Peonies.

Turn your child’s lego creations into modern art with this neat tutorial by Three Paper Peonies.

Looking for a fun October snack? Try Candy Apples. They're Similar to caramel apples but you can make them lots of fun colors!

Looking for a fun October snack? Try Candy Apples. They’re Similar to caramel apples but you can make them lots of fun colors!

Sometimes playing with something ooey and gooey is the best kind of fun. That's why this tutorial from Modern Parents Messy Kids is sure to be a hit!

Sometimes playing with something ooey and gooey is the best kind of fun. That’s why this tutorial from Modern Parents Messy Kids is sure to be a hit!

Need an inexpensive Halloween Costume? Try these adorable free DIY costume templates from Wee Society.

Need an inexpensive Halloween Costume? Try these adorable free DIY costume templates from Wee Society.

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We love the racing stripes on this modern take on a kid's riding toy by Made by Joel. Even more so because it doesn't look terribly hard to make!

We love the racing stripes on this modern take on a kid’s riding toy by Made by Joel. Even more so because it doesn’t look terribly hard to make!

The sweets in the little French cookbook Goûters Rigolos by Aline Caron of My Little Fabric look so cute!

The sweets in the little French cookbook Goûters Rigolos by Aline Caron of My Little Fabric look so cute!

Make a fun and beautiful rattle with those seashells your little ones collected this summer with this tutorial by Kedublock.

Make a fun and beautiful rattle with those seashells your little ones collected this summer with this tutorial by Kedublock.

What a fun idea from Ardor Blog - make your own dry-erase coloring sheets by laminating black and white line drawings.

What a fun idea from Ardor Blog – make your own dry-erase coloring sheets by laminating black and white line drawings.

Need a stylish book bag for your kids that won't break the bank? Try this polka dot bag tutorial from Armelle.

Need a stylish book bag for your kids that won’t break the bank? Try this polka dot bag tutorial from Armelle.

These mini stenciled first aid kits by Armelle are a cute (and useful!) idea for your purse.

These mini stenciled first aid kits by Armelle are a cute (and useful!) idea for your purse.

Get this PDF set of instructions to make your own adorable travel pillows.

Get this PDF set of instructions to make your own adorable travel pillows.

Great way to both teach your kids some basic math and draw critters by using a handful of coins and some markers!

Great way to both teach your kids some basic math and draw critters by using a handful of coins and some markers!

Great idea for saving kids' art projects in a cool book.

Great idea for saving kids’ art projects in a cool book.

Make a cute papercraft owl with this freebie featuring the owl from Leah & the Owl.

Make a cute papercraft owl with this freebie featuring the owl from Leah & the Owl.

Follow this easy slime recipe for fun bathtub adventures! Easy clean up makes it even more awesome.

Follow this easy slime recipe for fun bathtub adventures! Easy clean up makes it even more awesome.

Reuse leftover plastic bags to make a homemade jumprope!

Reuse leftover plastic bags to make a homemade jumprope!

Save your milk jugs and make fun spirit jugs instead of pumpkins. Make sure you use battery-operated candles do you don't burn the plastic!

Save your milk jugs and make fun spirit jugs instead of pumpkins. Make sure you use battery-operated candles do you don’t burn the plastic!

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Make “Fairies in a Jar” with this tutorial by The Gold Jellybean. All you need is a glowstick, a jar and some tulle. What a fun idea.

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Super cute tutorial from La Petite Magazine showing how to create neon-tipped shoes using shoes you have already.

Super cute tutorial from La Petite Magazine showing how to create neon-tipped shoes using shoes you have already.

Make some needle felted kiwi play fruit

Make some needle felted kiwi play fruit

Transform a drink carton into a fairy house or doll house with buttons and other doodads.

Transform a drink carton into a fairy house or doll house with buttons and other doodads.

Amazing printable alphabet characters to cut and fold!

Amazing printable alphabet characters to cut and fold!

Grab some colored pencils, paper, and washers to make these pencil spinners.

Grab some colored pencils, paper, and washers to make these pencil spinners.

Fun craft ideas using items from Mother Nature.

Fun craft ideas using items from Mother Nature.

Snag some marbling paints from the art store, and you and your little one(s) can make your own Suminagashi prints for hours. So pretty!

Snag some marbling paints from the art store, and you and your little one(s) can make your own Suminagashi prints for hours. So pretty!

Make your own sidewalk paint with common kitchen ingredients with this recipe by Daily Candy and let your little artist paint the town.

Make your own sidewalk paint with common kitchen ingredients with this recipe by Daily Candy and let your little artist paint the town.

Make a cute drum box with this tutorial by Hellobee to store your child's collection of cars, animals or what have you.

Make a cute drum box with this tutorial by Hellobee to store your child’s collection of cars, animals or what have you.

Make these Pom Pom Peg Tutu dolls with just an old fashioned clothespin, some paint and some yarn.

Make these Pom Pom Peg Tutu dolls with just an old fashioned clothespin, some paint and some yarn.

Save your wine corks and make fun stuff. We like the mice, but you can also make blueberry stamps or a cork board!

Save your wine corks and make fun stuff. We like the mice, but you can also make blueberry stamps or a cork board!

Super cute birdie connect the dots worksheet from Made by Joel.

Super cute birdie connect the dots worksheet from Made by Joel.

Make une chenille adorable (cute caterpillar) with pipe cleaners, buttons, and googly eyes!

Make une chenille adorable (cute caterpillar) with pipe cleaners, buttons, and googly eyes!

Turn your child's crayons into artwork with this melted-crayon painting tutorial. The finished piece would be fun in an artsy nursery!

Turn your child’s crayons into artwork with this melted-crayon painting tutorial. The finished piece would be fun in an artsy nursery!

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A cutter, two rivets, and a suction cup are all you need (plus the ball) to make this cutie which would make a great wall hanger for a kids room!

A cutter, two rivets, and a suction cup are all you need (plus the ball) to make this cutie which would make a great wall hanger for a kids room!

Make homemade bouncy balls with stuff in the closet and cabinets on a rainy day.

Make homemade bouncy balls with stuff in the closet and cabinets on a rainy day.

Make your own S'Mores kit with this tutorial from Oh Happy Day!

Make your own S’Mores kit with this tutorial from Oh Happy Day!

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting cute stuffed toys. Make your kids their very own with these free patterns.

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting cute stuffed toys. Make your kids their very own with these free patterns.

DIY Animal Paint Chip friends from Handmade Charlotte.

DIY Animal Paint Chip friends from Handmade Charlotte.

These summer fun jars are a great idea for getting out and doing, making and eating fun things! (They'd also be great as winter fun jars!)

These summer fun jars are a great idea for getting out and doing, making and eating fun things! (They’d also be great as winter fun jars!)

Make chopsticks even more fun by personalizing them with pretty paints and whatever designs your kids dream up.

Make chopsticks even more fun by personalizing them with pretty paints and whatever designs your kids dream up.

A great idea for mom and daughter to do together. Minimal time required and maximum cuteness achieved after the fact!

A great idea for mom and daughter to do together. Minimal time required and maximum cuteness achieved after the fact!

Make cute sparkly hair clips with this tutorial from Penelope and Pip.

Make cute sparkly hair clips with this tutorial from Penelope and Pip.

If you're looking for a fun activity why not make Princess Penny, a cute little monster princess with this template from Playtend.

If you’re looking for a fun activity why not make Princess Penny, a cute little monster princess with this template from Playtend.