A large clear vinyl pocket on one side can display finished Valentines. Two pockets on the other side, one with a colorful snap-flap, can hold paper, pencils, stickers, and more. Lots of uses for Valentine’s Day and beyond.
When it’s bring-your-own-shade weather, our portable tent fits the bill. Perfect as a little kid’s playhouse as well as a comfy lounge cabana for big kids. Get instructions for both the PVC frame plus the slip-on fabric covering.
A handy, keep-clean trick for outdoor dining. Lay out these laminated mats: one as a surface for your meal, another to sit on. When done, simply wipe clean with a sanitizing spray, re-roll, and drop back in your bag.
Keep your tots tidy with this adorable apron for art projects and more. We used laminated cotton for an easy, wipe-clean finish. The free pattern is designed to fit 4T to 5T. Whip one up, then whip out those poster paints.
When temperatures rise, a great quick-cooling spot is your neck. Our easy-to-make wraps use water absorbing crystals within the pockets of a long, tie-on tube for fast cooling power. For adults, kids, even pets.
This lounger is made from simple rectangles! We suggest tough outdoor fabric so it can work on the patio as well as inside a bedroom or family room. Our sample is sized for kids, but we give you dimensions to up-size for adults.
The lanyard snaps onto a pacifier on one end and clips onto baby’s clothing, stroller or swing on the other. There’s also a pouch to hold two more binkies (on their lanyards) so there’s always one handy.
It’s a cute banner AND a secret learn-to-spell game. Each pennant has a front and back so you can put a different letter on either side. Easy to string and re-string; make lots and spell out a new word every day.
Birthday party treat bags are usually flimsy plastic things filled with candy and trinkets. Forget that! Instead, bestow these mini backpacks on your party guests. They are oh-so cute, actually useful, reusable, and fun to make!
When the light outside dims, it’s the perfect time for a bag with built-in reflective capabilities. Although designed with kids in mind, there’s no reason it couldn’t be used for adults as well. Just lengthen the crossbody strap.
It’s a reversible placemat. No, it’s a kid’s activity. Wait… you’re both right! There’s festive fabric on one side and cool chalk cloth on the other. Write on it with regular or liquid chalk; wipe it clean with a damp cloth.