Category - Crafts

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Cold Weather Crafts: Activities to do at Home When You Don’t Want to Leave Your House
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Crafty Wednesday – A Give-Back Craft to Start Now or for Advent
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Crafty Wednesday – Treasure Art

Cold Weather Crafts: Activities to do at Home When You Don’t Want to Leave Your House

A few years ago, Family Fun Twin Cities was invited into the WCCO studio to suggest some fun crafts to do with the kids during this absolutely horrific cold weather. (I’m not complaining about the cold in Minnesota.  I’m just saying there is cold, very cold, and absolutely horrific cold.) So, we offer some Cold Weather Crafts for those days.

Watch the segments and find the show notes for each idea.

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Crafty Wednesday – Treasure Art

Treasure Art developed out of my kids’ odd collections. They’ve collected buttons, bottle caps, broken jewelry, fabric cut from old clothes. I had to say no when my oldest started bringing home filthy pieces of asphalt from the school playground in the bottom of her backpack.

I’m always a bit torn about whether to encourage these collections or keep my home clutter free. Usually there is a middle ground. I’ll pick it out of the sweep pile if I have the time, but there is always more stuff. Ultimately, I want to nurture the creative, resourceful ideas that develop from these treasures, so we try to have some fun with them. 

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