DIY Candy Corn Candle Holder

Candy Corn Candle Holder

Fall is such a wonderful season to enjoy. As we watch the leaves turn from green to orange and browns, the temperatures drop and everything around us is pumpkin and apples then you know it is one of the best seasons of all. I wanted to share this simple DIY that can bring fall into your home for under $10.  Your love of candy corn can make the perfect decor. You just need a few supplies to create a unique centerpiece. Simply take a small glass candle holder or container, fill it with candy corn and top it with a tea light. That’s it! It’s a perfect, yet simple centerpiece to a Fall dinner table.

Materials

  • Glass Jar
  • Bag of Candy Corn
  • Tea Light Candle
  • Ribbon (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pour the bag of candy corn into the glass jar, filling slightly to the top.
  2. Add your tea light candle.
  3. Display your beautiful decoration on your table or mantle.

This candle holder can be displayed in many different ways. Add a ribbon of your favorite season. Add crystal clear or blue marbles during the spring months. You can also add m&m’s or holiday colored candy corns for Christmas. The options are endless.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Trap & Bait

St. Patrick’s Day is rounding the corner. Whether you get decked out in green every year or never really celebrate, this craft is sure to get you and your family in the spirit! Make some leprechaun bait and a trap to try and catch one of those silly little fellas!

Leprechaun bait is a crowd-pleasing snack with a festive look and delightful taste. There is even a delicious healthy version! The salty and sweet mix is great for movie night while the veggies are perfect for an afterschool snack.

What’s more, Personal Creations created a tag for your leprechaun bait that makes for adorable goodie bags. Download the printable, cut and fold along the respective lines, and staple to your treat bag. Your little ones will love the cute rhyme!

Now that you have your bait, it’s time to lay the trap. Help your children cut, fold, and glue to build a tiny little leprechaun house. Add St. Patrick’s themed decor, such as a pot of gold, and your tasty bait to complete the trap.

Leave it overnight and check for a leprechaun in the morning. If you caught a leprechaun, he has to grant you three wishes in order to be released. It’s also possible that the pesky guy got away with some of your gold and treats.

Just like the Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny, and Santa, the whole family can enjoy the thrill of receiving a visit from a St. Patrick’s Day leprechaun!

Disclosure: Southern Carolina Family did not receive any compensation for this publication.

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St Patricks Day Crafts for Kids

10 St Patick's Day Rainbow Crafts for KidsCan you believe it’s almost March already?!  That means St.Patricks Day is almost here. When I was a kid St Patricks Day was one of my favorite holidays. We always did so many fun crafts/activities in school. I remember being in elementary and the leprechaun would come in our classroom while we were gone to recess and make a mess and leave us treats. It was always so much fun to see what he had left us.

I have put together a round up of 10 St Patricks Day Rainbow Crafts for Kids. You and your kiddos are sure to have a blast spending time together making these awesome crafts!

1. End of the Rainbow Paper Plate Twirler from Crafty Morning

End of the Rainbow Paper Plate Swirler

2. Shamrock Rainbow Necklaces from Mamas Like Me

Shamrock Rainbow Necklace

3. Streamer Rainbows from Happiness is Homemade

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4. Rainbow Preschool Craft from The Nerd’s Wife

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5. Rainbow Slime from Learn Play Imagine

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6. Washi Tape Rainbow Craft from I Heart Crafty Things

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7. Rainbow Windsock from My Little 3 and Me

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8. Rainbow Treasure Slime from Growing a Jewled Rose

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9. Pipe Cleaner Rainbow from Still Playing School

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10. Paper Plate Sunshine Craft from Daisy Cottage Designs

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Do you have any fun St Patricks Day memories to share? We would love for you to leave a comment and tell us about them.

LEGO Crafts and Activities

Lego Crafts and Activities

Legos are so much more than a toy! I like to think of the always present pile of Legos in my house as a pile of tools to the imagination! My boys learn so much from a good brick building session! When my kids are passionate about an activity I like to offer them encouragement and support of their interest, so I found these Awesome 14 Lego Ideas for Kids! 

  1. Lego DIY Necklaces by Lemon Lime Adventures
  2. Lego Playdough by Lemon Lime Adventures
  3. Lego Crayons by Crystal & Co.
  4. Lego Calm Down Jar by Lemon Lime Adventures
  5. Travel Lego Box by Cherished Bliss
  6. Suprise Lego Bath Bombs by Lemon Lime Adventures
  7. Lego Rescue Soap by Fire Flies and Mudpies
  8. Lego Clean Mud by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
  9. Lego Math Games from Nurture Store
  10. Lego Slime by Lemon Lime Adventures
  11. Lego Science Ice Excavation Experiment by Lemon Lime Adventures
  12. Lego Head DIY Pencil Holder by Fun Crafts Kids
  13. Lego Mini Planters by Fun Family Crafts
  14. Lego Marble Maze by Fun Family Crafts
  15. Lego Bird Feeders by Fun Crafts Kids

These are such fun ideas that they are sure to help your kids build an awesome learning experience via hands-on play! I can’t wait to hear which of these ideas are your favorite!

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DIY Valentines M&M in a Jar!

valentines m&ms in a jar

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and this year, I have a sweet gift idea for you that will deliver smiles and treats in a pretty package. I love this idea because it is simple enough for anyone to make and it is budget friendly!
You will need basic supplies like a mason jar, M&M’s and ribbon. You can print the labels for free below to add a pretty touch to your Valentine’s Gift. This is a great gift idea for special friends, teachers and neighbors. I hope you leave a comment and let me know who you would make this M&M in a jar Valentine’s Day gift for!

 

Supplies

  • 1 bag Valentine M&M’s
  • 1 Pint Mason Jar

Directions

  1. Fill the mason jar with m&ms.
  2. Print the printable label out and glue to the top of the jar. 
  3. Add your favorite ribbon around the top for extra decor. 

To print the labels below just right click, and save, or click the link here: Print these labels 

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20 Mother’s Day Crafts from Kids

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There is nothing quite as sweet as a handmade craft. This mother’s day, why not show a special mom in your life how much you care with a one of a kind gift from the heart and the hands? I have found 20 Mother’s Day Crafts that you will love!

1. Three Dimensional Mother’s Day Card
2. Handprint Cupcake Card
3. Handprint Flower Pot Craft
4. Mother’s Day Bouquet
5. Handprint Flower Bouquet Craft
6. Kid Made Picture Frame Vase
7. Firefly Light Up My Life For Mother’s Day
8. Fingerprint Art Kid’s Mother’s Day Bookmark
9. Egg Carton Flowers Mother’s Day Kid Craft
10. Mother’s Day Hand Print Charm Craft
11. Mother’s Day Bouquet Plastic Fork Tulips Craft
12. Mother’s Day Initial Button Craft
13. I Whaley Love You Mother’s Day Card
14. Thumbprint Caterpillar Flower Pot
15. Love You Berry Much Fingerprint Mother’s Day Card
16. Mother’s Day Gift Tea Cup
17. Quick Mother’s Day Handprint Craft
18. Day Card Craft
19. Mother’s Day Paper Flower Bouquet
20. Mother’s Day Flower Garden

 

If you are looking for even more craft ideas for the special day you might want to check out these 16 Mothers Day Craft ideas too! If you have an idea for a fantastic last minute mother’s day craft, please be sure to leave a comment!

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