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Day of the Dead, a traditional Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos is a time to honor the souls of the deceased. Learn how to make your own Day of The Dead Alter on Kidzworld!
Need a simple gift or some new jewelry for your wardrobe? Bust out some old paperclips, some simple beading supplies and you’ve got yourself a fresh, fun look.
There are very few times of the year where you can decorate a place with the sole purpose of freaking people out. With these simple, yet effective, decorations you can add a sense of spook to this Halloween season.
Knitting is a great way to make your own clothes and accessories. Hats or scarves, sweaters or socks, you can make some wild comfy clothes. And isn’t just for old people and it isn’t just for girls, knitting is for everyone.
A cornucopia is an ancient symbol for abundance. Literally it translates from its Latin derivative as, “horn of plenty”. Today the cornucopia is most often seen on a Thanksgiving table overflowing with fruits and veggies like apples and pumpkins. Sometimes the cornucopia is made of wicker, sometimes it’s made of bread and at the best of times it’s made of waffle cone.
The weather’s changed and the best way to stay warm is to cozy up in a wool sweater with a nice cup of hot tea. There are lots of delicious teas to pick from, though not all of them are going to come in cozy handmade teabags.
Fall is here! The weather has cracked chilly and it’s time to get cozy and embrace those falling leaves. This autumn headband does just that, and not only are you embracing those leaves you’re wearing them!
Hula-hoops have certainly stood the test of time though you may not want to use an ancient Greek hula-hoop seeing as it might crumble on you. Instead, why not make your own! Hula-hoops are simple to make that can last you hours of fun. Plus, when you make it yourself you can decorate it anyway you want.
With school right around the corner your laptop may be seeing lots of travel time and even though it loves to see the world, it also needs to be protected from the bumps and bruises along the way. A laptop sleeve is the best way to prevent any terrible accidents from damaging your computer, and now you can make one yourself!
Summer is coming to a close and though you may not want to see the summer go, at least you can console yourself by decorating your school supplies. Ok, maybe not the best consolation for the end of summer, but nonetheless, personalizing your school supplies is a fun activity to gear up for your first day of classes.
Ever need to write a quick note and can’t find a pen? Have you ever wanted to label something, like a box of art supplies, in a unique, fun way? Have you ever wanted to draw all over the walls without getting in trouble? Chalkboards aren’t just useful in the classroom, you can use a chalkboard all sorts of places.
Teen ballerina Michaela DePrince has overcome remarkable circumstances and danced around danger to become the toast of the dance world. Orphaned by the war in Sierra Leone, the 17-year-old dancer found her feet after being adopted and brought to America, she even appears in the recent budding ballerina documentary First Position. Find out more in her Kidzworld Bio!
Do you need a new wallet? Would you like one that’s the exact pattern, size and color you’ve always wanted? How about something light and durable? Well then, why not make your own paper wallet.
Summer is a time when you go on adventures, meet new friends and have experiences you’ll not want to forget. The best way to remember those warm summer times is to make a scrapbook. Whether you were at summer camp or on vacation with your family or simply hanging with friends at home, you’ll have pictures and ticket stubs and mementos you may want to compile so you can remember the things you learned and the good times you had.
Summer is the time for picnics and long lazy afternoons hanging outside with friends. And while you’re lazing around in the park around the picnic basket, or in the backyard or you can fiddle with a few daisies or wildflowers and make yourself a special summer piece of jewelry. Daisy Chains are great to wear for the warm days or even into the cool summer nights. Of course they don’t last very long, but that’s part of their summer beauty.
Have you ever wanted to draw on a really big canvas? A canvas the size of your neighborhood? Well, you can. Sidewalk chalk is the perfect thing to use if your looking for a canvas that's bigger than most. Sidewalk chalk is also perfect for advertising your summer lemonade stand or just decorating the driveway. You can easily find chalk at the store or if you'd like to customize your colors and be able to make it again and again you can easily make your own sidewalk chalk. Here's how!
Beach weather is here and to enjoy the waves and sun you're going to want to bring a few things with you on your trip to the shore: beach bags, beach coverups and, of course, a beach towel. This tie-dye craft is a great way to personalize your beach towel.
Summer is the time for parties! Well, any season is the time for parties really, but summer brings the party outside and all that sunshine is something to celebrate. Whether it's a birthday, the Fourth-of-July, Canada Day or just a pool party, summer parties are so fun. Here are a few types to decorate your party just the way you like!
Want to give a notebook, or a little box or even a cell phone cover your own unique style? Try decoupage and you can use paper and some glue to give your favorite object a new look.
Summer has some very patriotic holidays that all boast amazing flag displays. Whether it’s 4th of July in the U.S.A., Bastille Day in France or Canada Day in Canada, there’s going to be flags a flying! And of course many parties to celebrate. And what a better way to decorate your celebration than with your own flags?