Easy Pillow Case Superhero Cape

Pillowcase Superhero Cape Main

A no-fuss, low-key, easy on the budget project is the best. A project that is all those things AND super fun for the kiddos is the very best. In a houseful of boys, we tend to be a little superhero obsessed. In one of these superhero moments, I had an “aha!” moment for a quick and easy way to make one of my Superheros In Training his own superpower inducing [Read More...]

Printable Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony BINGO

Printable Winter Olympics BINGO- 5 sheets perfect for the Opening Ceremony www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

A couple years ago for the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics I created some BINGO sheets for our family to use.  We had a fun time battling it out and crossing off each square, anticipating the next picture.  With the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia set for February 6th I knew it was time to bust out a second edition.  Get your BINGO markers ready! In this set there [Read More...]

I Have a Dream- Martin Luther King Jr. Printable

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with this "I have a dream" printable. www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Around this time last year I posted about my talk with Drew about Martin Luther King Jr. It was a sweet conversation that made me proud of him, thankful for fabulous teachers and reflective about how we each have the ability to change the world.   I gave last year’s printable an update: My thought behind creating this is two fold- to open the dialogue with your kids (nephews/nieces/students/grandkids, etc) and [Read More...]

Printable New Year’s Resolutions for Kids 2014

New Years Resolutions for Kids - fun printable to set goals for 2014 www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Over the past few years I’ve posted New Year’s Resolutions for Kids (and adults… more on that soon).  Normally I wait until after Christmas has passed.  But I’ve had lots of people comment and email to ask when my update would be available.  I’m here to serve the people.  So I give you this year’s version! This year I’ve made several bright designs and this one is no different.  I [Read More...]

Random Acts of Kindness Holiday List + Secret Society of Bubblers

Printable Random Acts of Kindness for the Holidays List from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Last week my Dad lost his battle with cancer.  Today we will celebrate his amazing life at a memorial in his honor.  He was my everything – biggest cheerleader, had a smile that lit up a room, gave the best hugs on the planet and didn’t waste a second in telling me how much he loved and adored me.  I am blessed to be his daughter.  My Dad exudes love [Read More...]

Printable Lyric Lunch Box Notes

Printable Lunch Box Notes using popular song lyrics www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

I’m not sure when I started loving music?  But I love love love it.   My kids have inherited that love of music in a major way.  In the car they shout out the name of the song and artist of every song.   It’s cute until they fight over saying it first.  Lately there have been some fun song lyrics.  I thought my kids would get a kick out of [Read More...]

Celebrate Grandparents Day with 3 Fun Printables

Happy Grandparents Day! Free printables to help celebrate- 8x10 grandma print, letter and cards from www.thirtyhandmadedays.com

Grandparents Day is this Sunday. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter declared the Sunday after Labor Day as a day to celebrate grandparents.   And here I thought it was another holiday that Hallmark made up.  Honestly we’ve remembered only a few times over the years.  But I thought it’d be fun to drop off some simple letters and cards to the grandparents that mean a lot to my kids and me.  I’m [Read More...]

Make Your Own Bubble Blower


Hello everyone! My name is Cindy Hopper and I blog at Skip to my Lou. I blog about simple crafts, sewing, crochet and recipes. I hope you will come visit me if you are looking for more fun summer crafts and activities. I love a super quick activity that will keep the kids entertained. These DIY Bubble Blowers are made with items found right in your home and are sure [Read More...]

Orange Scented Playdough Recipe


Hey there Handmade readers! We are twin sisters Kelli & Kristi of Lolly Jane, an eclectic DIY/home improvement blog that’s jam packed with budget friendly ways to spruce up your space, and we are just thrilled to be here today! When we think of summertime we immediately think “kids crafts” because we have 6 littles between us, under the age of 10. Today’s tutorial is not new on your boredom [Read More...]

Perler Beads Jewelry Tutorial

Perler Beads Jewelry Tutorial from eighteen25 girls for Funner in the Summer

Oh my goodness! We are the eighteen25 girls and we are so excited to be here today. We fell in love with Mique from the time we found out how to pronounce her name! (we are big time Disney addicts) Over the last year we’ve had the opportunity to get to know her and we can honestly say, she is as awesome as her name is!! One of the things [Read More...]