Mother’s Day is coming up. So are you going to celebrate with
a corsage and a fancy brunch (maybe in a hundred years)?
Puh-lease! How about a nice little kid-made gift instead? I know it’s a
little weird encouraging your kids to make something as a gift when
you’re the recipient, but here’s a page full of instructions for making easy crafts and cards
that kids of all ages can do. Even with the help of a
My kids have made these easy paper heart
baskets, and once yours get the hang of making them they might still
remember how next Valentine’s Day. Two holidays with one craft!
Don’t like hearts? How about this Scary Pop-Up Card instead? Or the no-brainer Painted Flowerpot (plan ahead if you’d like it to contain an actual growing plant), or “Stained Glass” Made From Crayon Bits (so you can reminisce about having made the
lame same thing in 3rd grade)?
nothing like planning your own gifts to ensure you get what you really
want. Too bad the site doesn’t have instructions to make an
Automatically Refilling Martini Glass, or Sound-Deadening Ear
Plugs (use to drown out The Wiggles, or Dora’s theme song), or maybe just a simple Shag Lock. Those gifts would be really useful.
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