Friday, May 13, 2016

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, May 6, 2016

Cardboard Horse

Photo courtesy of Ann Wood handmade.

Make your own cardboard horse stampede with a cereal box, glue, buttons and wire. Check out Ann Wood Handmade and make your own Cardboard Stampede.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Duct Tape Beads

Photo courtesy of Craft Foxes.

Make your own Duct Tape Beads with this tutorial at Craft Foxes.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Sock Bunny

Photo courtesy of Nikitaland.

All you need is a pair of knee high socks, buttons, needle, thread and fiber fill to make these cute sock bunnies.  Check out Nikitalands tutorial and make your own Sock Bunny.

Friday, April 15, 2016

How to Ice Dye

Photo courtesy of Dharma Trading

This is another way to to do a one of a kind tie dye using ice or snow. Check out Dharma Trading's tutorial on How to Ice Dye.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Seashell Craft

Photo courtesy of Domestically Speaking.

A canvas, glue and shells is all you need to make this fun summer craft.  Make your own Seashell Craft using this tutorial over at Domestically Speaking.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Garden Rock Caterpillar

Photo courtesy of Nellie Bellie.

This is a fun craft using rocks that can be found in nature. Check out Nellie Bellie's tutorial on how to make your own Garden Rock Caterpillar.  Be sure to read to the end of the post for some excellent tips on crafting with children.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Garden Treasure Jars

Photo courtesy of Empress of Dirt.

This is an easy garden project using a small jar and glass gems.  Check out Empress of Dirt's tutorial on how to make your own Garden Treasure Jars.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Mini Yarn Butterflies

Photo courtesy of Homemade at My Place.

Here is a fun little craft that uses yarn scraps and a fork.  Check out Homemade at My Place's tutorial and make your own Sweet Tiny Yarn Butterflies.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Exploding Boomerang

Photo courtesy of I can teach my child.

A fun and simple project using your craft stash to make a Boomerang looking object that any boy will love to make and play with.  When you through the sticks they hold their shape until the "Explode" on contact with your target.  Check out this fun boomerang tutorial by Jenae at I can teach my child.

Friday, March 4, 2016

Tissue Transfer Art

Photo courtesy of It's Always Autumn.

This is a super easy art project that even the youngest camper could make and be proud to call their own.  Check out this tutorial on how to make Tissue Transfer Art.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Make your Own Hawaiian Leis

Photo courtesy of Crafting Chicks.

Your campers can make their own Hawaiian Leis for you Luau with this easy tutorial from Crafting Chicks. 

Friday, February 19, 2016

Wooden Beaded Keyring

Photo courtesy of

A quick and easy project using scraps of leather thread and wooden beads. Use this tutorial to make your own Wooden Beaded Keyring.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Crochet a Braided Scarf (Broomstick or Cardboard)

Photo courtesy of

Try out this beginner friendly crochet pattern using yarn, cardboard, and a crochet hook.  Make your own scarf, bookmark, or a mug rug using this tutorial for a Crochet a Braided Scarf (Broomstick or Cardboard).

Friday, February 5, 2016

Beaded Bubble Wand

Photo courtesy of the Artful Parent.

Make your own beaded bubble wand with this tutorial by Jean Van't Hul.  

Other helpful links from Crafts 4 Camp:

Make your own bubble Bottle Necklace. 

Friday, January 29, 2016

Mini Pinatas

Image courtesy of Oh Happy Day.

These fun little Pinatas are cute and fast to make.  Check out Oh Happy Day tutorial on how to make your own Mini Pinatas.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Foam Plane

Photo courtesy of Amy's Free Ideas.

This is a tutorial on how to make an airplane that flys out of styrofoam meat trays, balsa wood or cardboard.  Check out Amy's tutorial on how to make your own styrofoam plane.  

Friday, January 15, 2016

How to Make a Spool Knitter

Photo courtesy of The Frugal Crafter Blog.

This is a tutorial  that shows you how to make your own Spool Knitter.  You can make hot pads, hats, belts, bags, and more with the knitted cord.   

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Pom Pom Owls 2

Photo courtesy of Repeat Crafter Me.

Check out Sarah's tutorial at Repeat Crafter Me for Pom Pom Owls.  Sarah says they are easier than they look.  And they are super cute too!