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Cute paper cicadas summer bug craft for kids

Make my cute kids’ summer craft featuring cicadas! Yep, cute cicadas. This easy print, cut, and glue activity is a great summer craft idea for elementary-age and preschooler. Kids can make paper cicada friends, learn about their lifecycle, play pretend, make them into art, or hide them for an outdoor hide-and-seek scavenger hunt (our pick!).

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Rocket Pops (Bomb Pops) DIY 4th of July Party Decorations

Make these patriotic DIY 4th of July Party Decorations featuring America’s favorite classic popsicle, Rocket Pops! I’m sharing my hand-drawn free printable rocket pops template that you can use with my all-time favorite vibrant color paper, ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers. This free printable bomb pops template will put a little more KA-BOOM into your Fourth of July …

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Paper bead jewelry DIY ideas – necklaces, bracelets, and earrings

Today I’m sharing my paper bead jewelry DIY ideas that celebrate spring. I designed four pieces of bright and cheery paper bead jewelry — paper bead necklaces, paper bead bracelets, and paper bead earrings — inspired by my favorite spring flowers: daffodils, hyacinths, violets, tulips, and azaleas. Keep reading to see how to roll paper …

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Easy pencil case sewing pattern free tutorial with zipper for beginners

See how to make an easy pencil case with my free pencil case sewing pattern and tutorial! This useful and quick beginner sewing project is a perfect DIY back-to-school project and also makes a great DIY gifts idea for kids. Easy zippered pencil case pattern This zipper pencil case can hold pencils, markers, gel pens, …

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DIY Father’s Day Gifts from Kids: Sharpie Golf Tees

Daddy likes to golf? Make him this DIY Father’s Day gifts from kids: Painted golf tees with cute stripes, colors, and smiles. These DIY-painted golf tees are easy to make, and it doubles as a fun kid’s craft activity too. I really like DIY gifts that are useful and special, and these DIY golf tees …

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Easy DIY jewelry holder to organize necklaces tangle-free

Tired of untangling necklaces? Make an easy DIY jewelry holder using a piece of wood, cup hooks, decorative paper and Mod Podge in just a couple hours. This cute DIY necklace display uses curved hooks to keep necklaces tangle-free. And I’ll show you how to hang the necklace organizer up damage-free on a wall or …

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Fourth of July Kids Crafts: Perler Bead DIY Coasters

This project is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. Thanks for supporting the brands who support Merriment Design. This easy Fourth of July kids summer craft activity is so fun that the adults will want to join in too. And you can make these easy DIY Perler Bead coasters for your Fourth of July …

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Pincushion thread catcher pattern and tutorial

The pincushion thread catcher that my mom gave me years ago is my sewing table’s best friend. Yeah, I know it seems a little grandma-ish but it’s no surprise that I’m a big fan of things that are both clever and cute. My free pincushion thread catcher pattern and tutorial is an easy beginner sewing …

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‘Mugs & Kisses’ DIY coffee bar for Valentine’s Day with 5 coffee puns

Say “I love you a latte” by making a DIY coffee bar this Valentine’s Day. You can decorate ceramic coffee mugs at home, bring a to-go coffee treat to your teacher, or give a bag of roasted coffee beans to your best pal. My funny coffee puns on printable hearts will really perk them up!

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Easy King Cake recipe for Mardi Gras at home

Make my easy take on the traditional King Cake for Mardi Gras season. This classic cinnamon roll sweet bread is a yummy treat to bake and decorate with icing and purple, yellow, and green sprinkles. And yep, you can put a plastic baby inside. πŸ‘Ά Let the good times roll! πŸ’œπŸ’›πŸ’š

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Free printable 2022 New Year’s Eve party hats

UPDATED FOR 2022 – Get my free printable 2022 New Year’s Eve party hat template PDF below. This free printable 2022 New Year’s Eve party hat template was inspired by my clock-obsessed toddler, Elise. By request, I updated last year’s free printable New Year’s Eve hat template to update it in pink, yellow, purple, and …

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Cute paper baskets Easter place cards DIY – editable printable template

Make my cute DIY paper basket Easter place cards for Easter brunch. My free printable Easter place cards template is editable to add names for family and friends. Choose your own colors for pastel or bright Easter table decor. It’s easy to print and fold!

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Lucky DIY rainbow headphones – fun St. Patrick’s Day craft for kids

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by decorating lucky headphones with cheery paper rainbows, bright green shamrocks, and pot of gold! This St. Patrick’s Day craft idea for kids features a curved rainbow, leprechaun’s treasure, and clover printable templates to sham-rock their next video call.

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Free printable Easter scavenger hunt clues for kids and tweens

Download my free printable Easter scavenger hunt for kids with 24 fun riddles. My cute egg-shaped clues are not too easy for tweens and not too difficult for elementary-age kids and take them all around the house. Make this indoor scavenger hunt to add some egg-stra fun to Easter Sunday.

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