Category: ’Families, Create!’

August Families, Create! Call for Submissions

August 1st, 2011 by Dionna - Comments Off on August Families, Create! Call for Submissions

The theme for August’s Families, Create! carnival is “Weird and Wonderful.” Childhood holds a wonder that abounds, prompting questions and curiosity at every turn. As parents, we are privy to the insight and creativity inherent in childhood and are reminded ourselves what is really important to us. While our children learn from us, we, too, learn from them. What weird and wonderful things can you and your family create this month?

How to Create a Pirate Treasure Hunt & More Fun Pirate Crafts and Activities

July 26th, 2011 by Dionna - 5 Comments

A post and video tutorial on how to create a swashbuckling adventure! Instructions on creating a pirate hunt, including tutorials (or links to tutorials) on how to create and weather a pirate map and letter, how to make a Jolly Roger flag, how to make a pirate eye patch and pirate bandana, and more pirate-related crafts and activities. Argh, maties – check it out!

Easy Pirate Eye Patch Tutorial

July 14th, 2011 by Dionna - 3 Comments

The theme for the July Families, Create! blog carnival is “Swashbucklers,” which essentially means “adventurers.” Kieran has been begging me for a pirate eye patch, so I’m sharing the easy tutorial with you so that you can make one for your own little adventurer! Materials Needed Felt: you’ll need one…

Families, Create! Make and Play Carnival: July Call for Submissions

July 3rd, 2011 by Dionna - 2 Comments

Please join us for a monthly blog carnival focusing on families and creativity. Families, Create! is a blog carnival with a purpose: we want your family to get creative and have fun! Read below for details on the July carnival, and check out the main carnival page for upcoming themes…

Creating Adventure

June 26th, 2011 by Dionna - 3 Comments

This post was written for the June Families, Create! blog carnival. This month our theme is Adventure. Be sure to check out our full list of upcoming themes. July will be Swashbucklers! Kieran’s Tia Tammy and Tio Darin (my sister and our friend) visited this weekend, and we decided to…

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