Posts in Arts & Crafts

How to Make Christmas Splatter Paint Ornaments

December 11th, 2013

  One of my favorite times of Christmas is when we decorate the tree.   Nothing is more exciting than being taken back in time by looking at all of the ornaments from our past. We have ornaments from when my husband and I were little, ornaments from past vacation destinations, ornaments from the past…

Turkey Handprint Crafts

Turkey Handprint Crafts

November 27th, 2013

Jersey Family Fun shares another Thanksgiving Day craft the kids can make. We’ve got two creative ways to make a Turkey Handprint Craft.

Crayola Fabric Markers

Crayola Bright Fabric Markers Make Customizing T-Shirts Easy

September 4th, 2013

We received 2 packs of Crayola Bright Fabric Markers at no charge, to complete this project. We appreciate their support of Jersey Family Fun that allows us to share with families information about crafting supplies we think their family may enjoy. Supplies Needed Crayola Bright Fabric Markers (when storing these make sure they are upside…

Star Wars

Create Your Own Star Wars Clone Trooper Mask

May 2nd, 2013

Star Wars Clone Troopers Will Soon Be Invading Homes Across New Jersey   My 11 year old is convinced that every home in New Jersey has at least one Star Wars fan in it, and I think he may be right. With that in mind he thought it would be fun to create our own…

Star Wars Yoda Ears mask

How to Make Yoda Ears

May 2nd, 2013

To make your own Yoda ears how?  Yes, hmmm   Star Wars Fans across the county are celebrating Star Wars Day, this May 4th, including our little fans here at Jersey Family Fun. What better way to celebrate than by walking around wearing Yoda ears all day! Supplies to make Yoda Ears Green Paper Crayons…

Thank A Soldier

A Million Thanks To Our Soldiers Make A Difference to Our Troops

April 8th, 2013

Living near a military base and having friends and family that are in the military, we are always looking for ideas on how to say Thank You to our troops. We recently learned about AMillionThanks.Org and some of their ways to say thank you. There was one in particular that stood out to my kids about writing letters…

Salt Dough Turkey Hand Prints Craft

November 19th, 2012

    Tired of the same old turkey hand print craft? ….. No? Good, me either ;) I love that at this time of year I get to capture how small their little hands are in the form of an art project while they are just having fun creating it. This year we switched it…

How To Make Your Own Ornaments with Salt Dough

November 16th, 2012

  Home made ornaments are a great way to bring the family together to make the holidays more festive. A great way to make ornaments is with salt dough. It is inexpensive and easy to make, easy to work with and readily accepts color. You also don’t have to have a great deal of artistic…

The Best Summer Accessory Your Family Can Make Themselves – Sit-Upons

July 19th, 2012

    Years ago, before my boys came along, I was a Girl Scout leader. I loved it and one of the best projects we ever made was sit-upons. We took them to campfires, campouts, to almost all of our adventures. So this summer, when my boys started their own summer adventures, I thought what…