Crafts + DIY

Fun Fall Crafts for Tweens

Fall is a great time to get crafty, especially with all the beautiful colors and textures of harvest season. Here’s a short round up of some fun fall crafts for tweens.

 

Melted Crayon Pumpkin Craft

This project will satisfy both the color-crazy girl and the mad scientist type. Plus your front porch will be sooo totally adorbs […]

By |October 31st, 2017|Blog, Crafts + DIY|Comments Off on Fun Fall Crafts for Tweens

Old Fashioned Fall Family Fun

Too much technology in your house these days? Take a cue from your grandma and enjoy some old-fashioned, tech-free family activities this fall. Here are some classic ideas.

 

Canning—Gather up the last of the farm market’s tomatoes and make a big batch of salsa or spaghetti sauce to enjoy all year round.

 

Corn maze—Get lost in nature, […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Old Fashioned Fall Family Fun

Faith-Based Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers wear a lot of hats. They’re educators, counselors, nurses and mentors. Many are also parents who, throughout the school year, adopt our kids as their own. These fearless men and women guide our children through the best hours of their day. It’s not an easy job.

 

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8–12. This special observance […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Faith-Based Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

“He Is Risen” Easter Banner

For some people, Easter is all about the bunny and the eggs. And who doesn’t love a good handful of jelly beans? But for the Christian family, some simple touches can proclaim the true story of Easter to all who enter your home. Try this lovely (and surprisingly simple) DIY banner, perfect for a mantle, […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Blog, Crafts + DIY|Comments Off on “He Is Risen” Easter Banner

Instilling Creativity in Our Children

Creativity. It’s inherent in our nature. We were made in God’s image—God the Creator who fashioned the heavens and the earth and everything in them. He paints a new sunset every evening and a new sunrise every morning. He is the ultimate artist.

 

It’s no wonder, then, that so many children love to create. Crafts and […]

By |March 9th, 2017|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Parenting a Faithgirl|Comments Off on Instilling Creativity in Our Children

Spring Crafts for Tweens {and Moms!}

Whether you’re looking for a way to breath the fresh air of spring into your home, or you simply need ideas to keep your daughter from being bored over spring break, we’ve got some great crafts for you!

Check out the Faithgirlz Pinterest board, Spring Crafts for Tweens. And moms, you just may want to join in […]

By |March 8th, 2016|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Things Your Tween Will Love|Comments Off on Spring Crafts for Tweens {and Moms!}

Valentine’s Day Pinterest Fun for Tweens

Check out the Faithgirlz Valentine’s Day Pinterest Board!

These snacks and craft ideas were chosen by tweens for tweens.

We hope you have a great time with your girls (and of course, your sweetheart!) this weekend.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

By |February 10th, 2016|Crafts + DIY, Things Your Tween Will Love|Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Pinterest Fun for Tweens

Christmas Fun {A Faithgirlz Pinterest Board for You and Your Tween!}

Just in case your tween is ever bored… spends too much time in front of a screen… or in case you want something fun to do together with your daughter, we’ve created “Christmas Fun!”

Check out some fun crafts, nail art, snacks, and decorating ideas on this newly added Faithgirlz Pinterest board!

 

By |December 11th, 2015|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Things Your Tween Will Love|Comments Off on Christmas Fun {A Faithgirlz Pinterest Board for You and Your Tween!}

Gifts for the Soul

Our tween daughters are bound to ask for the practical stuff, the fun stuff, and the frivolous stuff this Christmas.

Nothing wrong with that.

But the thing they may need most might not make it onto their list.

Gifts for the soul.

Gifts that challenge their minds, build their faith, and stretch them past our materialistic culture.

Our girls need to […]

By |November 28th, 2015|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Devotions/Live it Out, Faithgirlz Bibles, Holidays|Comments Off on Gifts for the Soul

Simply Awesome Holiday Crafts

Looking for something fun and festive to do with your kids during their time off in the week ahead?

Take a look at these sites, grab a few basic supplies and enjoy some creative together time!

Thanksgiving Paper Bag Turkey from MarthaStewart.com

Ribbon Christmas Tree Ornaments from FirefliesandMudpies.com

51 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas from CountryLiving.com (Below are a couple favorites!)

Paint-dipped kitchen utensils […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Blog, Crafts + DIY, Holidays, Things Your Tween Will Love|Comments Off on Simply Awesome Holiday Crafts