All Blog Posts Tagged 'craft' (25)

Cute Candies for Valentine's Day | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

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I can’t believe Valentine’s Day is less than a month away (February 14, 2015)! This is a great craft to make now and save as a gift to give out to teachers and sweethearts in February.

A note before you begin about the materials listed below; most large craft…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on January 23, 2015 at 6:01am — No Comments

Chinese New Year Sheep Craft | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

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Back when I was teaching art classes at Montessori school, I always loved creating a craft with the children for Chinese New Year. I think because of my love of animals, I always enjoyed the thrill of finding out what ‘animal of the year’ it was. 2015 is the year of the sheep or ram. Sheep are such a cute and cuddly animal, it seems almost too easy for kids to…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on January 5, 2015 at 9:38am — No Comments

The Extraordinary Artwork of Judith Scott

I had the amazing opportunity to visit the Brooklyn Museum's exhibit for Judith Scott yesterday. Prior to December 6, I had no idea who she was or what she did. However on my journey to a story time for my children at the Brooklyn Museum I was able to walk through this exquisite exhibit for Ms. Scott.…

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Added by Nashima Harvey on December 7, 2014 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Quilled Turkey Craft | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

Moms, if you enjoy my monthly crafting ideas, please don’t forget to click the 'Like' button below or leave a comment! I try to write ideas that would be helpful to you and your families, so don’t be shy with any suggestions or…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on November 3, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

Decorate a Pumpkin in 2 Steps! | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

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October has just begun, and Halloween is right around the corner! My favorite holiday will soon be here, and I’m hosting a brunch this Sunday in preparation of the big day. These adorable ‘2 step’ pumpkins are the perfect table decoration for any party or event that you plan on having during the next four weeks.…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 2, 2014 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Magical Pumpkin Wands | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

I know it’s September, but I’m already thinking about Halloween non-stop! It’s never too early to start putting out some harvest pumpkin decorations in the fall, so here’s a craft that is sure to please as a centerpiece on your table, party favor for kids or even as a colorful gift!…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on September 4, 2014 at 11:32am — 2 Comments

Shark Puppets | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

Maybe it’s the constant news about Sharknado on TV every day…. or the many documentaries airing on cable channels this summer. Whatever it is, sharks are so big right now! Sharks are a great theme for birthday parties and play dates, and these puppets are the perfect, easy craft for a lazy summer day.

Materials you will…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on August 8, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments

Pet Seashells | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

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Here’s an adorable and easy craft you can make with the kids this summer! This is a fun take on the traditional ‘pet rock’ and can easily be made with seashells found from your next beach vacation.

In addition to these cute seashell pets, you can make great pebble pets with rounded stones…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on July 8, 2014 at 12:56pm — 1 Comment

DIY Egg Tree | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

When I was growing up, my parents would construct Easter egg trees with actual branches found from their backyard, but city dwellers have to get a little more creative this…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on March 21, 2014 at 9:04am — No Comments

Lucky Leprechaun Craft | Time to Create with Lady Lucas

St. Patrick’s Day is a magical holiday for young and old because of the tiny leprechauns you start to see this time of year! These cute little decorations…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on February 26, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments

Gumdrop People | Time to Create with Lady Lucas



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Added by Ashley Lucas on December 18, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Hanging Haunted House

I made this craft with my students at three little birds and they loved it! It's just spooky enough for boys... and detailed enough to catch the attention of…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 23, 2013 at 8:40am — No Comments

Vintage Jack-O-Lantern Craft

This adorable Jack-O-Lantern is meant to mimic the look of older, vintage Halloween decorations that commonly used crepe paper in their design. This project went over great with my private lessons this week, and I'm hoping your children enjoy it too!…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on October 9, 2013 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Scarecrow Craft for Fall

Moms, I made this adorable scarecrow craft at the Fall Arts & Crafts Club I teach at three little…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on September 25, 2013 at 9:32am — 2 Comments

Pumpkin Wreath Craft for Fall

Moms, here's a cute, easy idea to have the kids make this fall. Hang it up now because Halloween is just a little over a month away!! Make a couple and hang one in each window, hang on doorknobs, or hang on the wall as I have in the pic above.

You will need: paper…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on September 11, 2013 at 11:32am — 3 Comments

Make a Fine Art Monster!

This is a fun variation on the monster project I taught my private art students this week. It's easy to elevate a simple craft into a work of fine art after adding a wooden pedestal to the bottom!



For your fine art monster you will need:

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Added by Ashley Lucas on July 24, 2013 at 8:52am — No Comments

Beautiful Butterflies Wall Decor

I have wanted to try this craft for some time now, and I must say, these colorful butterflies look super cute on my studio wall! Moms, I hope you try it yourself for a fun and easy summer decor idea!

You will need:

- Plasti-Tak or Wall Putty

- A Butterfly Template {such as…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on July 10, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Make Some Fireworks this July 4th!

I recently and made a whole bunch of these fun fireworks with my mom for her '4th of July' table. They were inspired by a craft she noticed by Martha Stewart which you can see online…

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Added by Ashley Lucas on June 26, 2013 at 2:09pm — 1 Comment

Cute Chick in a Nest for Easter

This fun and bright craft is perfect for the Easter season! If you're having guests for Easter dinner, consider making one to sit on each plate, it will make your table look great!

For this craft you will need:

  • a styrofoam ball
  • an empty egg carton
  • construction paper in yellow,…
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Added by Ashley Lucas on March 20, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Make a Real Flying Pig

I usually try to feature crafts that I have completed with my students, and this one was a favorite from last week. This small pig is almost magical as it flies in the air. Both boys and girls love making it and it looks great hanging in a child's room!

You will need:

  • an empty toilet roll
  • pink…
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Added by Ashley Lucas on February 21, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

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