Easter Egg Ideas ~ Mod Podge & Party Napkins

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There are so many creative Easter egg ideas out there. In addition to using eggs to learn during Springtime, we are excited to find some new ways to make some pretty eggs for hiding and hunting. Here is a super simple and fun Easter egg idea. All you need are Mod Podge and some pretty party napkins. 

Easter Egg Idea With Mod Podge and Party Napkins

 This idea came from All You magazine. I’m excited that All You has just launched nationwide in the U.S. and is now on the shelves at Target, Safeway, Kroger, Meijer, and Dollar General.

After hard-boiling your eggs, here’s what to do next:

Easter Egg Decorating With Mod Podge and Party Napkins

Didn’t they turn out just lovely? 

Decorating Easter Eggs

These were so easy and fun to make. 

Easy and Fun Easter Egg Decorating Idea

This Easter egg idea is just one of many in the All You April issue. You can get your own copy with a dollar off coupon, while supplies last. 

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Easter Egg Ideas

Creeper Valentines

Creeper Valentines with free printable messages from Creekside Learning

Do you have a Minecraft fan in your house? I have three and my main “miner” requested creeper themed Valentines this year.  These are so easy, kids can make them and I have a free printable for you, too.

Supplies needed:

  • black electrical tape
  • green construction paper, cut into 3×3 inch squares
  • printer and white paper for the message
  • glue
  • scissors or paper cutter

Minecraft Valentine Supplies

Electrical tape is so inexpensive! I bought a package of 10 rolls for less than $5 at Home Depot.  Cut squares of tape for the eyes and a smaller rectangle shape for the nose.  For the mouth, cut a rectangular strip of tape and cut a small section out of that to form the shape of the mouth. This was the only part my kiddos needed help with.

Print out the messages and glue them on the back.   Click here for the Creeper Valentines  free downloadable pdf file.

Creeper Valentines 2

That’s it! So easy.  For more Minecraft activities, party ideas and decor, check out my Minecraft Party post and my Minecraft Obsession Pinterest board.

minecraft cupcakes

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Book Club Craft: Painting Set for Dolls

These painting sets were so easy to make and fun for the girls to set up for their dolls for our weekly Book Club. More on that in a minute. Here’s Rebecca with her paint set.

Make a painting set for dolls. From Creekside Learning.

The girls loved creating paintings for the dolls as well.

Craft Stick and Washi Tape Paint Sets for Dolls from Creekside Learning

Aren’t they cute? And look at these little paint pallets that my friend Krista made to go with the little brushes.  [Read more...]

Easy Peasy Gingerbread Houses

Milk carton gingerbread houses.

These milk carton gingerbread houses are so easy to make.  They are quick and fun, an activity that we were first introduced to when my kids were younger and attended a weekly play group. We’ve been making them ever since.

You will need:
***A pint sized carton (or cut a quart sized carton in half)
***Graham crackers
***Spreadable frosting

Start with a half-pint carton and a stack of graham crackers.  [Read more...]

Colorful Tape Menorah Craft

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Colorful Tape Menorah Craft For Kids

affiliate-links-2These easy, colorful and fun menorah’s are a fun craft for Hanukkah.  They were the idea of my 7-year-old daughter. She wanted to do a simple menorah craft for kids in her book club.

The smaller rolls pictured below are washi tape.  The larger rolls are duct tape and some blue painters tape. You really can use whatever you have on hand for this project. [Read more...]