Friday, December 18, 2015

Faux Punched Tin Tutorial

Photo Courtesy of Suzy's Artsy Craftsy Sitcom.

Faux Punched Tin Tutorial
Make your own punched tin picture with an aluminum cookie sheet from the Dollar store.  Check out Suzy Meyer's Faux Punched Tin Tutorial.

Friday, December 11, 2015

How to Weave with Straws

Photo courtesy of Jackie Currie.

This is a tutorial for weaving (or knitting) without a loom. Try this tutorial on How to Weave with Straws and make a bookmark or scarf.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Friday, November 27, 2015

Pool Noodle Pony

Photo courtesy of PBS Parents.

Turn a pool noodle into a pony using this tutorial at PBS Parents.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Printable Coloring Pages

Photo courtesy of Art is Fun.
Coloring is not just for little kids, grown ups can color too.  Here is a list of links that have FREE printable coloring pages for all ages.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Canning Jar Ring Sun Catcher

Photo courtesy of Hands On As We Grow.

Take your campers on a nature scavenger hunt to make these pretty Sun Catchers.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Pipe Cleaner Dragons

Photo courtesy of Frugal Fun 4 Boys.

Make this fun and frugal craft using pipe cleaners.  Head over to Frugal Fun 4 Boys and make your own Pipe Cleaner Dragon.  

Friday, October 30, 2015

Pool Noodle Rocket

Photo courtesy of Frugal Fun 4 Boys.

Make a fun to fling rocket that is safe to play with inside and out.  Here is a tutorial to make your own Rocket Flinger.

Friday, October 23, 2015

How to Quill Paper: 25 Free Quilling Patterns

Photo courtesy of All Free Paper Crafts.

Looking for more ideas to do quilling, All Free Paper Crafts has compiled a list of free quilling patterns.

Other helpful links from Crafts 4 Camp.

How to make your own Quilling Tool.

How to Quill.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Pool Noodle Boats

Photo courtesy of Our Family of Seven.

A fun water tutorial using a pool noodle.  Check out Jen's tutorial on how to make a Pool Noodle Boat.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Shrinky Dinks and Alcohol Ink Pendants

Photo courtesy of Sarah Jane's Craft Blog.

Make your own Shrinky Dinks pendants with number 6 plastic and alcohol ink at Sarah Jane's Craft Blog.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Origami: Lotus Flower

Photo courtesy of 3 Squeezes.

Origami is a popular camp craft.  Check out Whitney's tutorial at 3 Squeezes on making an Origami Lotus Flower.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sock Octopus

Photo courtesy of Discount Queens.

Check out Jessica's tutorial over at Discount Queens on how to make a Sock Octopus.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Wish Bracelets

Photo courtesy of Happy Hour Projects.

Here is an easy project that uses a little hemp and seed beads.  Check out Adrianne's tutorial on how to make your own Wish Bracelet.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Yarn Dolls

Photo courtesy of Little House Living.

Making yarn dolls is and easy project that uses supplies that you may already have on hand.  Check out Melissa's tutorial on how to make Yarn Dolls.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Pom Pom Owls

Photo courtesy of The Artist Woman.

Check out Gail's tutorial for these precious Pom Pom Owls inspired by Tasha Tudor.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Squirt Gun Painting

Photo courtesy of Fireflies and Moonpies.

For a unique painting experience, how about using squirt guns?  Check out this tutorial at Fireflies and Mudpies.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Paper Toys: Flextangle

Photo and video courtesy of Babble Dabble Do.

Learn how to make a flextangle, a toy made from paper.   All you need is paper, markers, and glue.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Summer Camp

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, April 24, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015

Toilet Paper Tube Crafts

Photo courtesy of Handimania.

Twenty creative camp craft Ideas using toilet paper tubes.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Beaded Spiral Suncatcher

Photo courtesy of NorthShore Days.

This is an easy to make beaded project that your campers will enjoy making.  Check out Natalie and her tutorial to make these pretty Spiral Suncatchers.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Kool-Aid Lip Gloss

Photo Courtesy Of Adventures In All Things Food.

A girl can never have too much lip gloss.  Check out this tutorial to Make your own Kool-Aid lip gloss.

Friday, March 13, 2015

No Sew T-Shirt Totes

Photo courtesy of Second Chances by Susan - Tutorials.

This is a tutorial using old t-shirts that the campers brought from home and up-cycled into this no sew tote.  Check out Susan over at Second Chances by Susan - Tutorials for this no sew T-Shirt Tote.   

Friday, March 6, 2015

Pipe Cleaner Ninjas

Photo Courtesy of Frugal Fun 4 Boys.

Check out Sarah Dees tutorial at to make these Pipe Cleaner Ninjas that are sure to encourage pretend play!

Friday, February 27, 2015


Photo courtesy of Cool Progeny.

Zentangle is a structured way to artfully doodle.  All you need is a sharpie marker and a card stock and you are ready to draw patterns and create art.  Check out these web sites and learn to Zentangle.

Artists Network   (Be sure to enter your email for the free download.)

Friday, February 20, 2015

CD Spinners

Photo courtesy of Amanda Formaro.

Here is an up cycled craft using old CD's.  Turn your old CD's into a fun spinner.  Check out Crafts by Amanda for this tutorial to make a Recycled CD Spinner.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Leather Heart Key Ring

Photo courtesy of Maegan Tintari.

Have fun making this cute little leather heart from Love Maegan.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Pull Tab Pendant

Photo courtesy of knack.

Up cycled crafts are a great way to save money and help the environment.  Check out this tutorial at knack by Amber using pull tabs to make a pendant.  

Friday, January 30, 2015

Alcohol Ink Trivets

Photo courtesy of Sarah Jane's Craft Blog.

Here is another easy craft using alcohol ink. Check out Sarah Jane's tutorial on making Alcohol Ink Trivets.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Alcohol Ink Washer Necklaces

Photo courtesy of Sarah Jane's Craft Blog.

Washer necklaces are a popular camp craft. Check out Sarah Jane's tutorial using alcohol ink to make these Alcohol Ink Washer Necklaces.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

How to Make Your Own Alcohol Ink Applicator

Photo courtesy of Sarah Jane's Crafts Blog.

Here is a simple tutorial by Sarah Jane on how to make your own alcohol ink applicators.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Googly Eyes Pen

Photo courtesy of Typically Simple.

Check out Kelly's post on how to make these fun Googly Eye Pens.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Braided Barrettes

Photo courtesy of Wee Folk Art.

Here is a craft that was popular in the 80's.  Follow Kimara's tutorial and make your own Braided Barrette.