DIY & Crafts | Iowa City Cedar Rapids Moms

Earth Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate with Kids!

  Earth Day 2021 is Thursday April 22, and all of us at The Local Moms Network love celebrating with our kids—but try to keep it genuinely fun. Depending on the age of your little ones, celebrating Earth Day may be as simple as going for a walk outside in the...

DIY Custom-Shaped Soap

This rainy day activity from our contributor Maria Provenzano is our favorite type of DIY—it’s easy enough to do with kids, but the result is cute enough to give as a gift. You can customize the shapes for any holiday or interest by simply using different...

Easter Crafts & DIY Decor Ideas

Bunny Craft We know life is busy and sometimes we forget to plan ahead, or we just don’t have the time to do it all. So here is a quick and easy craft you can do with what you already have at home. All you have to do is draw a few bunnies on cardboards and paint them....

St. Patty’s Good-Luck Frog Craft + Drawing Project

Good-Luck Frog Craft   Did you know in some cultures frogs are symbols of good luck? They believe that in Japan, and the Romans believed that to have a frog would bring good luck into the home. The Irish, on the other hand, consider the frog a close relative of...

Recycled Rainbow Wall Hanging + Shamrock Garland

  I always save egg cartons because they are great to make kids crafts. This one is super fun!   Materials: Egg cartons; Foam board, cardboard, or any old box. Craft sponge or brush; Polyester fiber fill, cotton/felt balls, or pompoms; Twine or any string...

DIY Valentine’s Day Coloring Kit

This is a super easy project and it’s the perfect last minute craft gift for Valentine’s Day. You can try and make this with your kids and have some family fun! You can design your own coloring card, but to save you some time I’ll send you the...

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