Posts in Arts & Crafts

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…

DYI Star Wars Journal

From Boring to Brilliant ~ Transform that Marble Composition Book into Something Great

August 26th, 2013

  If your kid’s Back to School supply list are anything like mine, then you are stocking up on those black and white marble composition books. But how do you distinguish one from the other? How do you make your marble composition books brilliant.   How to Transform that Marble Composition Book into Something Great,…

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…

Turn Your Puppet Theater Into a Photobooth

April 27th, 2013

Not only is the Melissa and Doug Deluxe Puppet Theater a great toy for pretend play with their beautiful puppets, you can have a ton of fun with it in other ways too. We thought that the red curtain and frame of the Puppet Theater would make a fantastic backdrop for a photo booth and had…

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…