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20+ Non-Candy Halloween Treats

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If you’re looking for an alternative to passing out candy this year, we’ve compiled our go-to list of our favorite non-candy Halloween treat ideas. These are even perfect for non-candy treats for classroom parties, being that some kids can’t have sweets due to allergies or other issues.

Most of these ideas come with free printables and instructions. Others you may need a few supplies like Halloween vampire fangs, bubbles, or glow sticks.

Check out some of our favorite non-candy Halloween treats below.

20+ Non-Candy Halloween Treats20+ Non Candy Halloween Classroom Treats

20+ Non-Candy Halloween Treats

1. Play-Doh Spiders – via Eighteen25
2. Glitter Slime Monsters – via The 36th Avenue
3. Halloween Necklace – via Seeking Shade
4. Halloween Playdough – via Tonya Staab
5. 72. ct. Jumping Spiders
6. 24 ct. Sticky Lizards

20+ Non-Candy Halloween Treats

7. Don’t Forget Halloween Fingers – via Eighteen25
8. Halloween Googly Eye Gift – via Persia Lou
9. Glow Stick Brooms – via Northstory
10. 24 Mini Glow in the Dark Rubber Duckies
11. Jack-O-Lantern Springs
12. Fangtastic Halloween Fang Printable – via Love The Day

20+ Non-Candy Halloween Treats

13. Playdough Pumpkin Pops – via One Krieger Chick
14. Lego Pumpkin Treat Bags – via Repeat Crafter Me
15. GoGo Squeeze Mummy Pouches – via The Nerds Wife
16. Halloween Jar Printable – via Embellishing Life Everyday
17. Glow in the Dark Pumpkin Slime – via Learn Play Imagine
18. 24 ct. Halloween Stamps 

20+ Non-Candy Halloween Treats

19. Free Printable Halloween Pencil Toppers – via The Casual Craftlete
20. Free Boo-bbles Printable – via Tater Tots and Jello
21. Fun-Size Halloween Play-Doh 

Egg Carton Flowers

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I had a few egg cartons left over from all of our egg dyeing festivities from Easter, so we decided to make some fun Spring themed crafts with them. I’m going to show you how to make these colorful egg carton flowers that are perfect to display or make as a gift for Mother’s Day.

Egg Carton Flowers

Egg Carton Flowers Kids Craft

 

Here’s what you’ll need to make our egg carton art:

– Acrylic Paint
– Egg Carton (not foam)
– Paper Straw
– Pom Poms
– Scissors
– Glue
– Paint Brush

Egg Carton Flowers

Directions:

First you’ll have an adult cut out four containers out of the egg carton. Trim around the edges so that it gives it a rounder shape for the petals of the flower.

Egg Carton Flowers

Squirt some acrylic paint colors onto a paper plate and have the kids paint their flowers. Use any colors you’d like or use a pastel palate like we did above.

Egg Carton Flowers

After the paint’s dried you can attach the stem of the flower by gluing it to the back. We used a paper straw so that it was thick enough to hold up the egg carton, if you use something like a pipe cleaner it will just bend. Next choose a colored pom pom and glue that to the center of the painted egg carton.

Colorful Egg Carton Flowers

20 Mother’s Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make

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20 Mother's Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make

Looking for some inspiration for a craft that the kids can make for Mother’s Day? I’ve rounded up some of my favorite keepsake crafts that will make the PERFECT gift for mom. This list includes crafts for children of just about any age, the younger ones will love the handprint & footprint art and the older ones will love creating some colorful masterpieces. These would make the perfect gifts for grandparents too!

 20 Keepsake Crafts For Mother’s Day

 

20 Mother's Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make

  1. Hand-Shaped Ring Dish – From Mama Papa Bubba
  2. Kid-Made Bookmarks – From Happy Hooligans
  3. Kid-Made Picture Frame Vase – From I Heart Arts n Crafts
  4. Footprint Butterfly Flower Pot – From Mama Papa Bubba
  5. Mother’s Day Handprint Charm – From Plucking Daisies 
  6. Cupcake Liner Poppies – From Pint-Sized Treasures 

7. Turn any handwritten note from the kids into beautiful keepsake jewelryClick here to view the shop.
8. Turn your CHILD’S ART WORK into JEWELRY! Click here to view the shop.
9. Turn your child’s artwork into a beautiful keychainClick here to view the shop.

20 Mother's Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make

10. Vibrantly Colored Coffee Filter Flowers – From Fun At Home With Kids 
11. You Are My Sunshine Handprint Keepsake – From The Realistic Mama
12. Butterfly Mother’s Day Card – From Frankly Speaking Too 
13. Handprint Lilies – From The Iowa Farmer’s Wife 
14. Three Dimensional Mother’s Day Card – From Hand Made Kids Art
15.  Printable Mother’s Day Handprint Craft – From Fun Handprint Art 

20 Mother's Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make

16. Mother’s Day Biscuit Card – From In The Playroom
17. Kid-Made Jewelry – From One Perfect Day
18. Handprint Cupcake Card – From I Heart Arts n Crafts
19. Firefly Mother’s Day Card with Printable – From Crafty Morning
20. Thumbprint Grapes Mother’s Day Card – From Crafty Morning
21.  Cupcake Liner Mother’s Day Card – From I Heart Crafty Things

20 Mother's Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make

22. Handprint Flower Pot – From In The Playroom
23. Egg Carton Art – From Modge Podge Rocks

20 Mother's Day Keepsake Gifts That Kids Can Make

12+ Adorable Handprint Mother’s Day Crafts For Kids

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When Mother’s Day comes I love when my kids come home with their homemade gifts. A lot the teachers usually do handprint and footprint crafts, because what Mom doesn’t love those! So, I’ve gathered up a collection of some lovely handprint Mother’s Day ideas that the kids can make for their mothers or grandmothers. Enjoy!

1. Handprint Tutu Canvas
2. Handprint Flower Plate
3. Handprint Cupcake Card – I Heart Arts n Crafts
4. Love You Handprint Wall Decor – Lil Luna

5.Handprint Mason Jar Vase – Christinas Adventures
6. Handprint and Footprint Flower Vase – A Little Pinch of Perfect
7. Salt Dough Heart Keepsake – Teach Me Mommy
8. Handprint Apron – Little Page Turners

9. Handprint Keychain – Blue House Harbor
10.Handprint Tulips – Megacrafty
11. Handprint Flower Totes
12. Handprint Flower Bookmarks – Darice

 

Father’s Day Scribble Mug Kids Craft

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Father's Day Kid-Made Scribble Gift Mug

I cannot emphasize how EASY this craft is! We created a few different crafts for Father’s Day that you can check out in our Father’s Day Gifts Crafts post. However, this was the one my son had the most fun with  and it turned out super cute! The possibilities are endless with what designs you could do. There are tons of gift mug tutorials on Pinterest but this is our take on a Father’s Dayversion that’s easy enough that my two year old could handle.

Father’s Day Kids Craft

 

What You Need

0  White Ceramic Mug ( which you can buy inexpensive at Wal-Mart or Target )
 Painters Pens  I got mine at Wal-Mart but any craft store would also carry them
0 Stickers

We tested out different types of markers for this gift to see which held up the best, Paint Markers were the best out of everything we tested.

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First wash out your ceramic mug. After it’s dried  apply the stickers you want to use to create your design. Let your child start drawing. After your child’s done with their drawing peel off the stickers to reveal the design. Put your mug in the oven and bake at 350 for 30 mins.

Note: As for washing I’ve only hand washed this and the design has kept up perfect. Also after baking the colors will darken a little so keep that in mind when choosing your colors for the mug!

Kid-Made Scribble Gift Mug

Beautiful Children’s Fingerprint Crafts – Flower Pot and Star Tray

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These are some crafts that we have made for our Youth Silent Auction at church this year.

The pot is one of my favorites and all of these have been made with children’s fingerprints.

Needed for the pot:
Pot
bottom for pot
acrylic paints
brushes
sharpies

1. Paint the pot light blue.

2. Put the children’s hands in the green paint (put the paint on a paper plate) and have them put their handprints around the bottom for grass.

3. Paint the bottom for the pot a bright green.

4. Use children’s fingerprints for insects:
red – ladybugs
yellow – bee
pink/green/any – butterflies
orange – caterpillar
black – spider

5. When the paint dries fill in with sharpie to look like the insects/flowers, etc.


This pot is from this year and the pre-k and nursery children made this. Their fingerprints are so tiny!

Fingerprint Love Bugs Easy Valentine’s Day Kids Craft

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Fingerprint Love Bugs Easy Valentine's Day Craft

 

Having two toddlers in my house I’m always looking for easy crafts that both of them can do. Their favorites are anything hand or footprint. This time I tried out a fun fingerprint craft for Valentine’s Day making these super easy and adorable love bugs!

Fingerprint Valentine’s Day Craft

Materials Neede:

Black Paint
Cupcake Liners
Construction Paper
Glue Stick
Scissors

 

Fingerprint Love Bugs Easy Valentine's Day Craft

 

First you’ll fold the cupcake liner in half and cut out a heart. If your kids are older they can do this step. Next you’ll take black paint and use the thumb to make the love bugs head on the construction paper. We did a few of them, after this step glue on the heart shapes for the body of the bug.

 

Fingerprint Love Bugs Easy Valentine's Day Craft

 

Next add in some fingerprints on the cupcake liners that you’ve glued onto the construction paper. And add in some antennas.

“You Make My Heart Soar” Fingerprint Card

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If you seen our “You’re A-rawr-able” Handprint Lion card and our Footprint Race Car Valentine’s cards, you’ll know we love our handprint and footprint crafts. This week we came up with another super cute design using your little ones fingerprints! Check out our “You Make My Heart Soar” Fingerprint Valentine below.

"You Make My Heart Soar" Fingerprint Card

“You Make My Heart Soar” Fingerprint Card Kids Craft

Supplies Needed:

Directions:

First, have your child make some fingerprints using different colors for the balloons. Next using two fingerprints you’ll create a heart below the bunch of balloons they just made.

"You Make My Heart Soar" Thumb Print Card

Then you’ll take a black marker and outline the heart, then you can draw  a few balloons with some strings connecting down to the heart like the picture below.

"You Make My Heart Soar" Thumb Print Card

 

Fingerprint Lucky Charm Keepsake Kids Craft

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We started a few St. Patrick’s Day crafts this week including these Fingerprint Lucky Charms, they make the perfect gift or keepsake and are made using a super easy 2 ingredient recipe!

Fingerprint Lucky Charms

To make these Lucky Charms you can use a salt dough recipe like the one we used here for our Footprint Olaf Ornaments, but we opted for something a little different this time. Using only these two ingredients Corn Starch and White Glue we made a no cook, non toxic white clay.

Fingerprint Lucky Charms

Two Ingredient Fingerprint Lucky Charms Keepsake

Directions:

First you’ll take 1 cup of white glue and 2 cups of corn starch and mix them together in a bowl. It will create a white moldable dough, you’ll then use a rolling pin and roll out your clay.

Fingerprint Lucky Charms

Once you’ve smoothed out the clay use a cookie cutter for the shape of your charm, or a cup works fine too. Next your little one can imprint their fingers for the four leaf clover design on the circle you’ve cut out. When you’re done making your imprints take a skewer or straw to make the hole for the string.

Fingerprint Lucky Charms

We let ours air dry over night, just make sure to flip them so both sides are dried. When they’re completely dried the kids can paint the clovers and add their name/date on the back!

Fingerprint Lucky Charms

Fingerprint Peacock Kids Craft

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The kids and I loved this fun paper plate craft. We had a family zoo trip planned for this week so we made some of our favorite zoo animals from paper plates, the fingerprint peacock turned out awesome so I had to share! The supply list and directions are below.
Paper Plate Fingerprint Peacock Kids Craft

Paper Plate Fingerprint Peacock Easy Kids Craft

Supplies Needed:

– Paints
– Paper Plate
– Scissors
– Cardboard
– Googly Eyes

Directions:

First you’ll start off by taking the paper plate and cutting it in half. Next cut a slit in the middle where the body of the peacock will be inserted. Have the kids pick out their peacock colors and decorate the paper plate with some paint. Once the paints dried they can add in some fingerprint feathers, like our version below. We used a dark blue and a green for the fingerprints.

Paper Plate Fingerprint Peacock Kids Craft

 

Next, take your piece of cardboard and draw an outline of the peacocks body and then cut it out. Take your dark blue and yellow paint and finish the body. Don’t forget to glue on the googly eyes!

Paper Plate Fingerprint Peacock Kids Craft

The slit that you cut earlier can now be used for the cardboard piece that you just painted. Slide in the peacocks body into the slit so that the craft will be able to stand. If you’re slit isn’t big enough just take your scissors and make it a little wider.

Paper Plate Fingerprint Peacock Kids Craft

 

We made a few of these and displayed them in the house, they turn out gorgeous!

Paper Plate Fingerprint Peacock Kids Craft

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