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Free Class – Creative Journaling

Courtney and Liana craft artful journal entries using stamps, markers, paint and more. This video originally appeared on Facebook Live on March 21, 2017. Download Now

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Free Sewing Pattern – Number Bean Bags + Drawstring Tote

Free Sewing Pattern – Number Bean Bags + Drawstring Tote

PATTERN DETAILS This cute set of beanbags makes a great gift for your own little one or someone else’s! Kids have a great time throwing and playing with the beanbags. Use them to teach counting and help your kids line them up in order or throw them in order while saying the numbers out loud. […]

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13 Apps Every Teacher Needs to Keep it Together this Year

The school year is almost over, so we want to share these 13 apps every teacher needs with you.  I use apps all of the time to simplify life, stay organized and to help my homeschool kids, check out this list of math apps for kids.  Teachers have a lot on their plates.  Now, I…

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Free Sewing Pattern – Fabric Scraps to Memory Game

Free Sewing Pattern – Fabric Scraps to Memory Game

PATTERN DETAILS This is a totally simple and free PDF template for a cute and fun DIY game. It’s a fabric version of the memory game /matching game, a great DIY present for kids that’s easy and quick to make! It’s a great scrap buster and close to zero-cost, but it will make an amazingly […]

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Free Project – Kid Friendly Slime

Free Project – Kid Friendly Slime

  Fun with kids SUPPLY LIST Elmer’s® Washable School Glue Clear, 5oz. (sku 10111193) Jumbo Craft Sticks by Creatology® (sku 10369137) Craft Smart® Acrylic Paint, 2 oz. (sku 10402508) Baking Soda Warm Water 2 – Mixing Bowls Measuring Cups Paper Towels Wax Paper (or Palette Paper) Seal Tight Container (or Re-Sealable Plastic Bag) Download Now

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Free Class – Knitting Cast Ons

Free Class – Knitting Cast Ons

Description Beginner|20 min All knitting begins with a cast-on, which creates the foundation stitches for any project. There are many different kinds of cast-ons, and some are more appropriate for different kinds of projects. Debbie teaches you her favorite four cast-ons: the long tail, knit, cable and provisional cast-on. Download Now

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Free Embroidery Design – Bookmarker

Free Embroidery Design – Bookmarker

Today’s Free embroidery design from Embroidery Machine Designs Free Today Only Download Now

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Free Class – How to Work Single Crochet

Free Class – How to Work Single Crochet

Single crochet is one of the most common stitches you’ll use when making crochet projects. Edie Eckman shows you how to work this popular stitch into a foundation chain, both back and forth as rows and joined together in the round. After you watch this quick class, you’ll be ready to tackle most beginner crochet […]

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Free Quilting Pattern – GO! Qube 8″ Pencil Me In Wall Hanging

Free Quilting Pattern – GO! Qube 8″ Pencil Me In Wall Hanging

Quick Overview Cute colored pencils stack up in this fast and fun little quilt that is a perfect project for scraps. Pencil points are quick to piece together with a twist on flying geese. The finished size is about 42-1/2″ x 18-1/2″. Download Now

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Free Project – Back 2 School Wreath

Free Project – Back 2 School Wreath

Howdy ya’ll! Jamie Mueller from Sunflower Quilts is back with a fun Back 2 School project for yourself or to make for the awesome teachers in your life. I liked this project so much I made one for my front door and my son’s PreK teacher! Click below, select “Get Inspired”, type “Back 2 School […]

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Free Quilting Pattern – GO! Mod Schoolhouse Quilt

Quick Overview The GO! Mod Schoolhouse Quilt lets you build the schoolhouse of your dreams. Mix and match your favorite fabrics to make this fun shape come to life. Play with positive and negative space as your applique your quilt! Download Now

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Build a Bridge: Testing Bridge Design {Science Activity}

Building Paper BridgesThere are so many ways to build a bridge. Let’s take a few minutes and look at three types of bridge design and how well each type of paper bridge holds pennies. We hope this science activity will get your kids thinking about the reasons why different structures are build the way they are. Build a Paper Bridge…

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Free Quilting Pattern – GO! Alphabet Soup Quilt

Free Quilting Pattern – GO! Alphabet Soup Quilt

Quick Overview Any child would love to have this quilt to cuddle. The alphabet appliqué not only adds beauty to this easy design, it also doubles as a teaching tool for learning ABCs. Download Now

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Free Sewing Pattern – Reversible Fabric Book Cover

Free Sewing Pattern – Reversible Fabric Book Cover

Basic Skills Necessary: A complete beginner can do this project as I show you how in the step-by-step video Pattern Description: Sewing a reversible fabric book cover will give you a way to spruce up those boring books and folders or create a matching set to look superb on a shelf. All of the instructions […]

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Free Project – Animal Memory

Free Project – Animal Memory

Pattern Description: The “Forest Frolics” hexagon print by Heidi Boyd for Red Rooster was the perfect scale to use with my favorite Mini Hex N More ruler — and this concept will work with any small-scale novelty prints that you can fussy cut. Have fun making games for the children in your life! Download Now

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Free Project – mod podge® fabric map

Free Project – mod podge® fabric map

mod podge® fabric map This cool and colorful wall map is truly fab! Time Required : Over an hour Difficulty Level : Beginner Download Now

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Free Class – The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing

Free Class – The Bandsaw: Setting Up for Successful Sawing

Learn how to use a bandsaw to make beautiful cuts safely and easily. Build your knowledge of essential bandsaw skills alongside professional woodworker Andy Rae. Start with how to maintain and adjust your machine for better performance. Next, explore inexpensive and easy-to-use accessories that will help you cut more efficiently and safely. See how different […]

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If Your Child Hates To Read

If Your Child Hates To ReadIf your child hates to read you have come to the right place! Reading is so important, but you already know that, which is why you are reading this post. Did you know that you should read with your child for 20 minutes every night?  Yep!  20 minutes.  Check out this chart to see the…

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Free Class – DIY Inspirational Mouse Pad

Teen DIY crafting with Sizzix is so fun! Let Sizzix Resident Designer, Tanner Bell, show you how to create this fun DIY Inspirational Mouse Pad using your eclips2! Download Now

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Ocean Play Dough

Ocean Play Dough ThumbnailPlay dough can be an amazing doorway into imaginary lands. Take a batch of home-made dough – we always use this no-cook play dough recipe  – and add in some food coloring to set the scene. Today we went with blue for the ocean. Provide some props. I like to offer open-ended items – materials…

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Painting Craft: Water Bottle Flowers

Bottle Flower ArtEvery Friday our friend Katy comes over to play and we always try to do some sort of fun activity with her.  So when Katy informed me of a painting craft she thought Rory would like, we immediately started gathering supplies to make water bottle flowers. This painting craft is a great way to help…

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Free Project – Counting Board

Free Project – Counting Board

Children have fun while learning how to count, recognizing their numbers and colors with this fun felt project that is simple to create. Click below, scroll down the page and click on “Counting Board” Click Here

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Free Tutorial – Sewing Machine Basics

Want some help when it comes to learning your way around a machine? Liesl points out the main components of a sewing machine as well as how to thread the machine and wind a bobbin so you will be ready to dive into the sewing process with confid…

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Free Tutorial – Sewing Machine Basics

Want some help when it comes to learning your way around a machine? Liesl points out the main components of a sewing machine as well as how to thread the machine and wind a bobbin so you will be ready to dive into the sewing process with confid…

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Awesome School Lunch Ideas

school lunch featureBack to school means back to packing lunches.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve partnered with our sponsor Isolator Fitness to bring you the very best school lunch ideas.  From clever sandwiches to free printable notes to the perfect box to load it all up in, we’ve got you covered! Cool School Lunches Get the […]

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Cold Season Survival Kit

sayahh featureBack to school often signals the return of colds.  We partnered with our sponsor SayAhh! to make sure you’re prepared for the inevitable coughs, sniffles, and sore throats with this cold season survival kit.     How to Pack a Cold/Flu Season Survival Kit Make sure you have the essentials on hand to get through the cold […]

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Sunbleached Alphabet and Shape Puzzle

Sunbleached Alphabet and Shape PuzzleI was inspired to make these paper puzzles after reading the post by S.B. of, S.B. Creatively, she took advantage of the summer sun to create a mat where her kids practiced letter identification. We adapted it to create a few puzzles for my youngest. We created one with alphabet and letter magnets and another […]

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20 Best Organizing Apps that Will Simplify Your Life

org app featureHere at Kids Activities Blog we’ve rounded up the the very best organizing apps that will make your life easier.  With school right around the corner, now is a great to time to be thinking about organizing your household.  If you have a smart phone, that process just got a whole lot easier.  We’ve partnered with […]

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Free Project – felt “read” pillows

Free Project – felt “read” pillows

felt “read” pillows Make your reading corner a little cozier with these stylish felt pillows. Time Required : About an hour Difficulty Level : Intermediate Download Now

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7 {Non-Icky} Ways To Learn About Bugs

Learn About BugsBugs tend to gross our kids out.  With the exception of a few fearless and interested children, our kids don’t really want much to do with them.  Thankfully, there are ways we can teach our kids about bugs without ever having to touch one.  Hooray! Here are some non-icky ways to teach our little ones […]

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