Looking for free patterns to make doll clothes? This easy to sew doll jacket and skirt can be worn by 18-inch dolls like the American Girl dolls as well as the smaller Bitty Baby line. They are so easy to make that a child can sew them! Dressing and undressing dolls is one of the highlights of this kind of pretend play for many children. This summer, my eight-year-old … [Read more...] about Easy to Sew Doll Jacket and Skirt – DIY Doll Clothes Pattern and Tutorial
Sisters make amazing friends for life. Add a little structure - like these fun sister bonding activities - and jump start these friendships. This summer, Tuttle Publishing sent us a cool Nail Art Kit to review. I've never embraced the fancy nail craze, but my daughters loved the idea. I love that trying out fancy nail art is an activity they can all enjoy. At 5, 8, and … [Read more...] about Fancy Nail Painting and Other Fun Sister Bonding Activities
This tunic sewing pattern is so simple that a child can sew it in no time! Fun and easy to fit to your particular build. Free pattern and tutorial. My girls love to sew. This tunic top requires only four seams, and it's incredibly comfy! We've made several variations, and my girls wear these tops all the time. I have a couple that I wear, too, although I finish the … [Read more...] about The Magical Four Seam Tunic Sewing Pattern My Girls Love
This easy craft for kids is the perfect way to ease back to school stress! These DIY stress balls are easy and fun for kids to make. I love how you can make each one unique. My oldest and youngest daughter thoroughly enjoyed making stress balls at the end of the school year. They found the process very relaxing, and all four kids enjoyed playing with the resulting … [Read more...] about Ease Back to School Stress with This Easy Craft for Kids!
Have you introduced your kids to stop motion film making yet? It's an easy and rewarding STEAM project for kids that teaches them about technology, storytelling, and more! You can make a stop motion film with a smartphone, tablet, or laptop or desktop computer that you download photos from your point and shoot or DSLR camera onto. Add a foam core background and … [Read more...] about Why Making Stop Motion Films Is The Ultimate STEAM Project For Kids