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A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Toddler Gifts

October 30, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
9 More Favourite #DIY Toddler Christmas Gifts - The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? There are so many clever and adorable ideas for handmade Christmas gifts for toddlers floating around on my favourite blogs. Here are some of my …

Make a Bird’s Nest from a Paper Plate – A Kid’s Craft

April 18, 2013 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments
A Bird's Nest Craft from Paper Plates by The DIY Mommy

Yesterday was really fun day. I had the absolute pleasure of crafting with a wonderful group of mamas and their babies with Modern Mama at Java Mama in St. Albert. We all made a craft …

A “Busy Bag” Swap Party (with tons of great links to toddler busy bag ideas!)

March 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Colour Matching Felt Board - Toddler Busy Bag Swap Party - The DIY Mommy

Last Friday, I packed up my kidlets and headed off to our local McDonald’s to meet up with a group of moms & toddlers for a Toddler “Busy Bag” Swap party! The party was the …

Make Candy Cane Mice – A Kid’s Christmas Craft

December 12, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Candy Cane Mice Craft a la Martha Stewart on The DIY Mommy

If you’re looking for a fun little Christmas holiday craft for your toddler or preschooler, these candy cane mice are really easy and cute!

My Little C (she’s 3 going on 4 in January) made these …

Make DIY Snow Globes – A Kid’s Craft

December 3, 2012 – 9:25 am | 4 Comments
DIY Snow Globes by The DIY Mommy

What’s better than doing crafts? Doing them with your children!
My little three year old had seen some snow globes over the weekend and was fascinated by them. When I told her that we could make …

A Handmade Christmas: DIY Toddler Gifts

November 7, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: DIY Toddler Gift Ideas by The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in committing to a handmade Christmas this year? I’ve found the absolute sweetest and most creative DIY ideas for toddler gifts! From easy homemade play dough to a super hero fort …

Toddler Activity: Recycle Baby Food Jars into Pumpkins and Monsters

October 29, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Toddler Activity: Recycle Baby Food Jars into Pumpkins and Monsters by The DIY Mommy

We have a lot of empty baby food jars stored away for crafts and recycling, and with fall and Halloween upon us I thought it would be fun to do a little seasonal craft with …

Sew a Monogrammed Superhero Cape

October 9, 2012 – 8:00 am |
Sew a Monogrammed Superhero Cape by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis

Dressing up is SUPER fun… especially when you can be a SUPER hero! We just had Thanksgiving this weekend (Canadian Thanksgiving!) and on holiday Monday, I made this simple and quick little monogrammed …

Sew a Tinkerbell Skirt & Top

September 17, 2012 – 8:00 am | 9 Comments
Sew a Tinkerbell Skirt & Top by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis

My good friend asked me to help her make a Tinkerbell fairy costume for her little girl’s fourth birthday. We started with a gorgeous little green tutu made by Whimsical Elements, picked up …

Sew a One Yard Chevron Dress

July 5, 2012 – 11:31 pm | 3 Comments
One Yard Chevron Dress Tutorial by The DIY Mommy

I’m loving all things chevron lately (the retro-inspired zig-zag pattern) and my 3 year old daughter has a big thing for dresses. I thought I’d combine our two current loves and make a simple little girl’s dress for the summer! I purchased one yard of fabric and used almost every bit with hardly any waste (only the few inches I chopped off the straps). One yard of fabric could make a dress for a young baby (there would be extra fabric, then) all the way up to a size 5T (the dress would be shorter, then). This is a very easy project with tied shoulder straps, an elastic waist and sweet ruffle detailing on the hem – perfect for a summer picnic!