Nov 20

Turkey Napkin Holders

By Anna Lowell

Are you looking for an inexpensive, fun way to dress up your Thanksgiving table? How about an adorable Thanksgiving craft for kids? Look no further than these adorable Turkey Napkin Holders. (They can also be made as pencil holders – scroll to the bottom to see them!)

Turkey Napkin Rings: An adorable Thanksgiving craft for kids, great to make after reading Turkey Trouble.

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Nov 17

Ultra-Simple Activity Advent Calendar

By Anna Lowell

I love the idea of an Advent Calendar, but I didn’t want an Advent Calendar filled with sugar or cheap little toys. So, I grabbed some scrapbook paper and made this one. Sometimes, simple is best.

This Advent calendar is simple to make and focuses on activities, time spent together, and outreach ideas instead of trinkets or candy. Here’s how to make it:

Advent Activity Calendar - so simple to make. You just need scrap book paper, scissors, and glue. Even the stamps are optional!

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Nov 10

Thankful Tree Craft

By Anna Lowell

This craft is so easy, but turned out so cute! I love Thanksgiving crafts that encourage thankfulness – the true reason for celebrating Thanksgiving. (By the way, allow me to digress into a pet peeve for a moment. Can we all fight this trend to call Thanksgiving “Turkey Day”? Thanksgiving is so much more than just a day when everyone stuffs themselves with turkey and watches football and plans what junk they are going to go buy the next day. At least I hope it is.)

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Oct 28

Little People Doors

By Anna Lowell

We moved recently. Twice actually. In one year. Because of the chaos I wanted to try to personalize our new “permanent” house and make it feel like “home” right away. One of the ideas that I found online was to put up “fairy doors” or little people doors in the house. I had so much fun with this!

Little People Doors: Add a little whimsy to your home! Lots of great ideas for little people doors , including glow-in-the-dark windows and footprints!

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Oct 17

Classic Paper Bag Owls

By Anna Lowell

 

Paper bag owls are classic fall crafts made of common and inexpensive supplies and simple enough for kindergarteners with basic cutting skills.  In spite of inexpensive supplies and simplicity to make, these paper bag owls turn out really cute.

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Oct 15

God’s Names

By Anna Lowell

Teach Your kids Who God really is through this study of God's Names

God’s Names 

God’s Names, by Sally Michael, takes a unique approach to studying God by introducing kids (and parents!) to the different names that God uses for Himself throughout the Bible.  God’s Names studies 25 different names for God that help us understand more about Who God is and how God relates to us and how we should relate to Him.  Here are some examples:

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