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Organizing Your Craft Supplies

by Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda Guest Editor After a session of crafting with your kids, it would be so easy to just empty the entire tabletop of scraps and extra supplies into the garbage can, wouldn't it? Of course that's not economical or environmentally friendly, so instead you'll need a plan for keeping your craft supplies organized. Here are several starter ideas for those of you with a growing number of supplies that…

Introducing Children to the Joy of Gardening.

by Betty Bose Editor, FreeKidsCrafts.com Spring brings out the flowers, bees and birds. It is a time of discovery. I love the first Crocus that pop out while there is still snow on the ground and then one after the other all the wonderful bulbs burst out in a profusion of color that just can’t help but lift your spirits. It’s a great time to introduce children to gardening. If waiting for Mother Nature’s timetable…

Raising Creative Children

By Betty Bose Editor FreeKidsCrafts.com Children are creative by nature, and it is up to us as parents to recognize and nurture that part of them. I raised three children, all of whom have their own unique personalities and creative sides. It is easy to identify the child who draws pretty pictures as being creative. I loved to draw as a child, but none of my children were so inclined, but each of them is…

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

This post was written by my friend Tiffany known as @TiffanysToyBox on Twitter. You'll enjoy the adventures of her infectious twin boys. For most of us, a new year means starting fresh and making resolutions and plans for the upcoming year. So whether you are vowing to lose weight or finally go back to school, there is one resolution that I always make and keep: spendingmore time with the family! Oh, and for me, losing weight is definitely…

FAMILY TIME IS IMPORTANT

by Betty Bose Editor FreeKidsCrafts.com  The hustle and bustle that precedes Christmas has subsided. The children are busy playing with their new acquisitions. Life has slowed and if you are in the Northeast United States, it has probably come to a standstill with the big blizzard. Take this week to try to look at your family with new eyes. They are constantly growing and changing. Take time to get to know each of them from…

Christmastime Chez Nous

This post was written by my Canadian friend, Kimberley Demers, also known as @KimberWitch on Twitter. She is the mother of two delightful boys and a wonderful chef. Be sure to read all the way to the end for her wonderful recipe. I have beautiful memories of Christmastime pasts spent with my family. I remember the years our family trekked out to my favourite church service of the year, Midnight Mass. The standout was the year that…

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS IN THE UK

 by Vicky Conner aka @bluefruit on Twitter   Vicky Connor is the Commissioning Editor and MD of Clementine Publishing in the UK.   She is also a kids craft author but most important of all she is mum to Charlotte and Charlie'.    It is true to say that the English have a ridiculous amount of traditions. You name it and we have a tradition linked to it. Seriously – just say a random word and…
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