Crafts for Kids

American Girl Doll Basic Knit Dress Pattern and Tutorial

Learn how to sew a basic dress for an American Girl doll or other 18" doll. This free pattern is versatile and easy to follow!   I'm obsessed with making 18" doll clothes...

DIY Wire Hangers for Doll Clothes

I shared this a while back as part of the Dressing Up Dolly Series at Naptime Crafters, but I'm putting it up here on my blog too, for those of you...

Five Easy Activities To Keep Your Kids Busy This Christmas Break

Today is the last day of school around here and that means I will have both kids home with me all day for the next two weeks. Time to come up...

Pinterest Tested: Sidewalk Chalk Paint

Welcome to Pinterest Tested! Ever wonder if that miracle cleaner is really miraculous? Or what about that homemade facial cleanser or delicious-looking recipe? This is the place to find out! Each...

PVC Playhouses

I am excited to show you this project today. For Christmas, I decided to make playhouses for my kids. I saw this and this on Pinterest and they really got my...

Felt Name Book

Christmas is coming fast, especially if you like to give handmade gifts. Here is one I've been working on for my little guy: It's a felt book with each letter of...

Finger Puppets

These little finger puppets were a Christmas present for my sweet little one-year-old nephew. They would be a perfect gift for any little kid. They are all made of felt and...

Dexter’s Quiet Book

My nephew's first birthday is coming up, so I decided to make him a cloth quiet book. The first book I made was a PAIN IN THE REAR, but I was...

Cloth Taggie Block

I recently fell in love with a new blog... http://www.makeitandloveit.blogspot.com/. Not only does she create awesome stuff, but she's my old college roommate! Small world...gotta love it! Anyway, I decided to...

Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas

For anyone planning on handmade gifts, Christmas is FAST approaching. So I thought I'd share a few fun gift ideas I've run across recently. Hairbows. Step-by-step instructions. And every little girl...