Footprint calendar {101 Days of Christmas}

As I was searching for footprint ideas for this year's calendar, I couldn't help but laugh. It seems that most of the ideas on Pinterest are made by adults with tiny feet or children with exceptional artistry. Needless to say, our footprints are less about a perfectly cute work of art and more about capturing…

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Fill-in-the-blank thank you cards {101 Days of Christmas}

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Fill-in-the-blank thank you cards {101 Days of Christmas} Christmas is an easy time for kids to focus on what they're getting. And it's no wonder. I can't count the number of times that Emma is asked what she'd like to have for…

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Easy sew felt ornaments {101 Days of Christmas}

These felt button trees are one of our very favorite Christmas crafts; we've made them with each one of our preschoolers at least once because they're so simple but so fun. As our girls are getting older, I decided they needed a more advanced ornament craft to keep them busy. All four of them enjoy…

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101 Days of Christmas: Cookie Cutter Painted Gift Tags

The following post is from Kristina of¬†Toddler Approved: During the holidays we like to do at least one simple Christmas craft or activity every day. One of my favorite open-ended activities for kids is painting with cookie cutters. Last year we shared how we used cookie cutters to make gift wrap. This year I am…

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101 Days of Christmas: Mini Christmas Coloring Book

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Mini Christmas Coloring Book Try this printable Christmas activity book if you're looking for something fun to keep the kids occupied. With coloring pages, a word find, and a fun mad lib, it would make a fun stocking stuffer, holiday party favor,…

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101 Days of Christmas: Real Candy Cane Ornaments

These whimsical real candy cane ornaments are so much fun to make! They don't have to be ornaments, though. You could also make monograms and tie them to gifts or leave off the string and simply give them as Christmas treats to eat. The candy canes will be pretty warm when they come out of…

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101 Days of Christmas: Holiday Sewing Cards

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Holiday Sewing Cards Sewing cards are a timeless activity that keeps little hands busy. They're also fantastic for developing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination! These printable sewing cards are perfect for the holidays and can be used in several ways, depending…

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101 Days of Christmas: Popsicle Stick Nativity Puppets

When I shared the magnetic nativity set I made with Jennifer & Jason, they came up with the fun idea of popsicle stick puppets as another way for kids to interact with the nativity set. To make them easier to cut out and attach to the popsicle sticks, we made a few changes to the…

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101 Days of Christmas: Printable Photo Ornaments

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: 101 Days of Christmas: Printable Photo Ornaments One of our Christmas traditions is making Christmas ornaments. It's so fun to look back each year and appreciate the previous years' handmade ornaments. These printable photo ornaments will help you make personalized ornaments with…

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101 Days of Christmas: Free Printables for Kids {Roundup}

As part of this year's 101 Days of Christmas series, I'm sharing a roundup of free printables for kids with more ideas from around the blogosphere each Sunday! Looking for some inexpensive (i.e., free) Christmas activities for your kids this holiday season? Look no further! I was so excited to find all these great free…

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