Spring Craft: Plastic Egg Snakes!


Have you ever wondered what to do with all thos left over plastic Eggs from Easter?  My kids always insist on keeping the eggs, but then I spend the next several weeks picking-up egg pieces that have been “re-hidden” and then forgotten all over my house.  These plastic egg  snakes are a great solution.  My kids get to keep thier eggs to play with, but I am not picking them up and going crazy.  It is a win win situation!  Thanks Cafe Mom!

Here’s what you need to make these:

  • 15-20 Plastic Egg Bottoms
  • 2 Whole Plastic Eggs
  • Drill
  • Yarn or String
  • Permanent Marker
  • A Few Dried Beans
  • Tape

Here’s how to make them -> Plastic Egg Snake Tutorial




Spring Craft: Spring Flowers

This is such a fun spring craft to do with your kids or all by yourself!  I know my girls would have a blast making these and it looks like you can get almost all of the supplies with just one quick trip to your craft store.

Here’s what you need to make these:

  • 16 chipboard flowers in 2 sizes
  • 1 empty Pringles can
  • 16 white plastic balloon sticks with balloon cups
  • 1 bag crinkle cut tissue strands or easter grass
  • A round piece of styrofoam that is small enough to fit inside the Pringles can
  • Variety of scrapbook papers
  • Brads, Buttons or other embellishments
  • Ribbon
  • Beans or rice
  • Tacky Glue
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Hot Glue Gun or Glue Dots

Here’s how to make them -> Spring Flowers Tutorial

(Thanks Being Crafty Utah!)


Easter Craft: Jelly Bean Door Decor

This is such a fun and easy Easter Craft to do with the kiddos and comes to you courtesy of Better Homes & Gardens Magazine.  Finally, something to do with all those jelly beans (besides eating them, of course!)!  As much as I love the idea of using all one color of jelly beans I am kind of leaning towards doing a multi-colored one.  Hmm… decisions, decisions.

Here’s what you need to make this:

  • paper mache letter of your choice (available in craft stores)
  • jelly beans (color of your choice)
  • acrylic paint (to match the color of your jelly beans)
  • ribbon
  • hot glue gun or spray adhesive

Get the scoop on how to make this here–>Better Homes & Gardens Jelly Bean Door Decor

Easter Craft: Decorative String Eggs!

I remember making these in elementary school one year.  They are so fun to create and make a fantastic centerpiece for your table!

Here’s what you need to make these:

  • 1 cup liquid starch
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • embriodery floss
  • balloons (water balloons for small eggs as shown in the picture, but you can use any size you want)

Here’s how to make these -> Decorative String Easter Eggs Tutorial

(Thanks to Crafty Endeavor!)

Last Minute St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Bleach Pen T-shirts

Are you just barely realizing that St. Patrick’s day is just a few days away and you and your kids don’t have anything green to wear?  These t-shirts are a great last minute idea and fairly inexpensive.  It is spring break for us right now and I am desperate for ways to keep my kids entertained.  They would have a blast making these.  All you need is a t-shirt and a bleach pen!  Thanks Plum Adorable for the idea!

Here’s how to make it, as well as two free printable patterns to choose from -> St. Patrick’s Day Bleach Pen T-shirt Tutorial and Patterns