Crafts

How to Make DIY Bookshelves for Baby’s Nursery

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Are you in the process of decorating baby's nursery? Transform a regular spice rack into a sweet bookshelf using only an Ikea wooden spice rack, sand paper, paint and washi tape. The project costs around $5 and is an great way to display baby's colorful books. Plus, more from The Bump:... Read more

DIY Halloween Costumes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

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Halloween is just two weeks away, and you haven't figured out your kid's Halloween costume yet, don't stress! We've got some simple, costume ideas that you can make (quickly!) yourself -- yes, even if you don’t have a crafty bone in your body. Plus, more from The Bump: Cute Baby Halloween Costumes Most... Read more

Kids’ Painting Project Without the Mess

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Give a kid a brush and a jar of paint, and there's a chance they'll create something amazing -- and a sure thing that they'll create a huge mess. But, we found a cool paint project that keeps kids entertained and the walls (and floor, and table, and everthing else) clean -- even if you've... Read more

Halloween Decorations for $15 (or Less)

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This Tuesday, The Bump attended a Target Halloween party that was (pardon the pun) spook-tacular. In addition to tasting snacks and testing out costumes, we got to take a look at the new line of Halloween decorations and activities. Not only do these items catch your eye, but they work with any budget. Check out our favorite items... Read more

C is for Craft: Memory Boxes

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A baby's first year is very special and you want to capture every moment, both big and small. This week, Lori shows you how to make a memory box to keep track of baby's milestones  This quick and easy project also doubles as a nice decorative element to your child's nursery. How do you hold?... Read more

C is for Craft: Sticky Sculptures

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When baby goes through the grabbing phase (and trust us, he will go through it), you'll want to give him cool things to touch and explore. This week's craft will offers something safe for him to grasp and and activity to keep him entertained. Bonus: in the process, you'll be teaching him senses and colors.... Read more

C is for Craft: Framed Book Art (VIDEO)

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When it comes to decorating baby's room, don't break the bank! Watch as Lori creates her own wall decor using baby books and a few frames. How did you decorate your nursery? Plus more from The Bump: Gorgeous Electric Nurseries 5 Tricks to Declutter Your Nursery Nursery Safety Tips Read more

C is for Craft: Tambourine (VIDEO)

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You may not be the Partridge Family (yet), but that doesn't mean you can't start a family band. Watch as Lori creates a homemade tambourine that is not only fun, but functional. What does your baby use to make music? Plus more from The Bump: Baby Musicians Music Babies and Moms Will Enjoy... Read more

C is for Craft: Finger Print Fun (VIDEO)

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Looking for a fun activity to do with your kids that's cute, educational (helps them learn words!) and doesn't make too much of a mess? Try this adorable finger print project, as demonstrated by our own Lori Richmond. What's your favorite craft to do with your kids? Plus more from The Bump: Easy (and... Read more

How to DIY Your Own Frozen Fruit Pops

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We recently came across this DIY frozen fruit pop recipe on Pinterest from the blog SkinnyTaste.com. These pops are a healthy and simple summer treat for your little ones (and you!). “My one-year-old probably had as much fun playing with them as she did eating them,” says SkinnyTaste.com blogger Gina. To make the... Read more