Munchkins and Mayhem

Munchkins & Mayhem

A Kids Crafts Blog

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Cardboard Box Car Wash


A cardboard box is repurposed to become a toy car wash complete with wipers.  Non toy gifts shares the details.

Good for ages 8 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://nontoygifts.com/diy-cardboard-car-wash/

Sand Paint


Sand is mixed with paint to make a unique texture for kids to play with.  Emma owl warns that the sand will ruin the paint brushes.

Good for ages 2 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.emmaowl.com/myo-sand-paint-nature-art/

Seed Paper Bookmarks



You can reuse theses seed paper bookmarks by planting them into the ground and watching them grow into a plant or flower.  One batch can make many bookmarks to give as gifts or put in all of your favorite books or just plant.

Good for ages 8 and up.

Use copy paper, construction paper, or even newspaper to make these bookmarks.  All safe, compostable materials.  Flower seeds, herb seeds, dried herbs, and even flower petals look the prettiest in the paper.

To plant, just tear into a few pieces or plant the whole thing right into the ground.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Leaf Prints


Clear gelatin and ink are poured onto a sheet pan to make the base of the ink print.  Next leafs are pressed onto the pan and let set.  Next a piece of paper is pressed down to make the print with tree house kid and craft.

Good for ages 4 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://treehousekidandcraft-blog.com/diy/making-gelatin-leaf-prints/

Yarn Stick Teepees


Large sticks are wrapped in colorful yarn and tied together at the top to make a teepee structure.  Natalie miller design shares the details.

Good for ages 5 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.nataliemillerdesign.com/2013/11/yarn-bomb-tee-pee.html

Spin Art Butterflies


Splotches of paint are placed into a salad spinner and spun around to make a unique painting.  After the paint dries a butterfly is cut out of the paper and a twig is placed in the middle with make it your own.

Good for ages 4 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://make-it-your-own.com/nature-finds-butterflies/

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Mosaic Flower Pots


Colorful clay is wrapped around a terra cotta pot with garden glass stones pressed into the clay to make a unique mosaic.  The muddy princess shares the details.

Good for ages 3 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://themuddyprincess.blogspot.com/2011/05/mosaic-flower-pots.html
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