Category Archives: Crafts

DIY owl gift bags for teacher gifts

owl gift bag

This owl bag is a cute way to package baked goods or any other small teacher appreciation gift. The bag is easy enough for a preschool child to help make, and the hand tracings for the wings make it extra personal. Doesn’t it almost look like it is reaching out for a hug? This is the first year I’ve had to come up with teacher appreciation gifts. I really wanted something that my 3-year-old could help me make so that it had a very personal feel, but I also wanted something the teachers would enjoy. These gift bags fit the … Continue reading

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Building a felt stockpile

Felt seems to be a crafting staple. Now that my daughter is crafting age, I decided to get a rainbow assortment of felt to have on hand for spontaneous crafting sessions.  I decided to go with felt by the yard (1/3 yard of each) instead of individual sheets. I wrote about the cost breakdown on Coupons Are Great, a friend’s blog. I also found a great remnant of white felt for just $0.75 to use to make a felt board for story telling and learning fun.

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