Friday, October 4, 2013

Origami Stars

Photo credit Bloomize.

Check out Clara's tutorial Galaxy of Origami Stars over at Bloomize.  I would love to see what you do with your stars.  

Friday, September 27, 2013

Faux Sand

Photo credit flax & twine.

Anne from flax & twine made Rainbows in Jars using salt and colored chalk.  This is a fun craft for the young crafter.

Friday, September 20, 2013

3D Paper Diamonds

Photo credit mini-eco.

Kate at mini-eco has a tutorial on making 3D Paper Diamonds.  She uses a template that you download and print, cut, glue and fold.  This is a craft that would be ideal for older campers.

If you like this tutorial, be sure to check out Stellated Dodecahedron.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Sidewalk Chalk Spray

Photo credit Infarrantly Creative

"Chalk spray is easy to make and fun to spray."  Becky from Infarrantly Creative.

Infarrantly Creative

Friday, September 6, 2013


Photo credit The Best Ideas for Kids.

Check out The Best Ideas for Kids...making the ordinary simply extraordinary tutorial on how to make Glitter Slime with just six steps.

Science Bob  has a similar tutorial on how to make slime and an explanation on how it works.

Friday, August 30, 2013

Sidewalk Chalk

Photo courtesy of All Parenting.

Making sidewalk chalk is an easy and fast craft for kids of all ages.  Check out All Parenting's tutorial on making sidewalk chalk.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Sand Casting Hand Mosaic

Update:  The spoonful link has been removed.

Save your summer treasures with mosaic sand casting.  Check out Spoonful for this handy tutorial!

Photo courtesy of Suzy's Artsy-Craftsy Sitcom.

Plaster casting in the sand is a fun camp craft.  Check out this tutorial for plaster casting.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Kool-aid Play Dough

Photo credit The Best Ideas for Kids.

Check out The Best Ideas for Kids...making the ordinary simply extraordinary tutorial on how to make Kool-aide Play Dough.  It is an easy recipe that kids will love.

Friday, August 2, 2013

How to Make a Bouncing Polymer Ball

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Visit the link below on how to make a bouncing polymer ball using simple household ingredients.

Monday, June 3, 2013

Summer is Here

Summer is here and like many of you I am busy with camp, and there won't be time for the next couple of months to blog.
When camp's over I'll return to posting.
I would love to hear from you on how your summer is going and what crafts you are doing. 
Have a safe and fun summer and see you this fall.

Friday, May 31, 2013

God's Eyes

Photo courtesy of  Craft Jr.

When you think of camp crafts God's Eyes often come to mind.  There are several tutorials on making God's Eyes and here are a couple for you to use.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Flat Hemp Bracelet

Hemp Jewelry is fun and easy to make using the basic square knot.  Go to Hemp Jewelry Info for a tutorial to make a flat hemp bracelet.  When you master this knot try the larks head, spiral or the interlocking knot.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Candle Making - Hand Dip Tapers

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Candle making is a common camp craft.  Here are a couple sites that have basic candle taper instructions.

Easy Dip Tapers

Learn to Make Hand Dipped Candles

Tuesday, January 29, 2013