Holiday Crafts

Crafts for and about the holidays!

As I have mentioned in previous posts, Sola has been very enchanted by the concept of leprechauns and St. Patrick’s Day this year. We have been reading about leprechauns and St. Patrick’s Day every…. single…. day. The list of St. Patrick’s Day books that I posted last week is only a small sampling of the […]

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Spring Peg Doll Set | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

  As I recently posted, I have been doing a lot of oral story telling using props in our homeschool. A couple of weeks ago, I was trying to needle felt a gnome to accompany the book, Little Gnome Tenderroot, when I decided that I needed to find a quicker way to make story telling […]

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For the last two years, we have been trying to make homemade Christmas ornaments. One of the easiest that we have made so far was a needle felted gingerbread man. Making a gingerbread man in a wonderful beginning needle felting project for children. To needle felt a gingerbread man, you just need a cookie cutter, […]

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We made autumn-themed window transparencies this week. I had purchased Mit farbigen Transparenten durch das Jahr for inspiration. I knew the book was in German and that my German is very weak, at best, but I had not anticipated that the book would be so small, so the patterns were all small. If Dora wasn’t […]

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As we’ve been trying to do things more “au natural” around here, I thought that we’d try making naturally dyed Easter eggs this year. I read several posts about it and kind of winged things in regards to making my dyes. I filled large mason jars about 3/4 full with my dyes, added a tablespoon […]

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