Munchkins and Mayhem

Munchkins & Mayhem

A Kids Crafts Blog

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Seashell Garden Stones

Seashells are added to regular old cement (which can be found at Michaels by the way) to make these beach themed stepping stones from buzzmills.

Good for age 4 and up.

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Tape Resist Flowers

Tape is placed on paper to make a flower outline and then painted inside and out.  Once the paint is dry the tape is removed to make a really neat flower painting. Artchoo shares all of the details.

Good for ages 2 and up.

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Pasta Paint Brushes

Spaghetti or any other long pasta turns into a silly, yet functional paint brush with blog me mom.  Also try painting without cooking the spaghetti and have kids experience the difference.

Good for age 2 and up.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Sand Prints

A beautiful way to capture memories of children from a beach vacation, crafting a greener world shows how to make a hand sculpture out of sand.

Good for ages 3 and up.

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Oceanic Finger Puppets

Colorful felt is cut into underwater creature shape such as octopi and whales to let kids make their own under the sea adventure.  Fave crates even includes a template to help with the cutting.

Good for ages 8 and up.

Get the instructions here:

Interactive Color Theory

A CD turned into a spinning top becomes even more fun when combining colors.  Alternate equal squares of primary colors to make new colors as they spin.  Here's the classic: Yellow and Blue make Green.  Deceptively educational shares all of the details. 

Good for age 5 and up.

Get the instructions here:

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Flower Bead Shoe Trays

Aluminum baking pans and flat colorful flower beads make a great shoe tray for storing wet and icky outdoor shoes.  Crafting new things even personalizes them with the wearer's initials.

Good for ages 9 and up.

Get the instructions here:
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