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You covered the patio with sidewalk chalk, made your own ice cream, and played 50 games of cornhole in the backyard ... so now what? One of the hardest parts of summer is figuring out ways to keep your kids active — and happy — without spending a fortune. You're in luck: These summer crafts are easy enough for...
Crafting is our forte, so let the talented team behind Good Housekeeping's best covers, home stories, and DIY ideas teach you and your kids how to make some Pinterest-worthy crafts. Join our stylists, designers, and expert DIY-ers every Friday at 3 p.m. EST on Good Housekeeping's Facebook page as we walk you through one fun idea after the next....
Come Independence Day, everything looks better with stars and stripes. Give your home the star-spangled treatment with these simple 4th of July crafts. We have ideas that will keep kids occupied, as well as some more advanced projects for adults that when completed, can double as your patriotic decor. Get your hot glue gun and your crafting scissors ready,...
Use LED bulbs for your lanterns, which won’t overheat. Punk rock lanterns Materials: Paper lanternsCraft studs (we used plastic so that the finished lantern would be lightweight)Hot glue or craft glue Steps: Attach studs to paper lantern with glue and let dry. Splatter paint pumpkin lanterns Materials: Paper lanternsAcrylic or craft paintWater paint brush Steps: Mix water and paint until you have the consistency of heavy cream.Drip paint...
Your calendar may already be filling up with fun fall activities, but you should still make time to spend some weekends inside to put your DIY skills to work (especially when the inevitable fall chill hits). These creative fall craft ideas are a great place to start, whether you're looking for a rainy day activity to keep your kids...

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