• Crafts For All Ages

    Paper Doily Butterfly

    Butterflies are a sure sign that summer is in full swing. We have been seeing so many butterflies outside lately. So, I was inspired to help the kids create a butterfly of their own. Since trips to the craft store are few and far between lately, I thought we might be able to use some items we already had at home. I am a bit of a craft supply hoarder, so this challenge was right up my alley. First, I came across some old-style clothespins I had saved. They were the perfect thing to make into a butterfly bodies. Then, I found a package of paper doilies that I bought…

  • Crafts For All Ages

    Swimming Mermaid Craft

    Any mermaid fans out there? My daughter loves mermaids and she inspired me to create this swimming mermaid craft. We had so much fun creating our mermaids together and then making them swim around in their own little “ocean” made from a paper plate! Your kiddos can easily make their own swimming mermaids too. With a few simple craft supplies and the free printable, you will have a sweet little mermaid swimming around your house in no time. First, print the free printable on white cardstock. Color the mermaid and seashells and cut them all out carefully with scissors. Next, paint the paper plate to make the mermaid’s underwater background.…