Late Summer Origami Fun

We've officially entered the height of summer! In order to stay indoors and beat the heat, why not try your hand at origami, the Japanese art of paper folding? If the thought of origami makes you cringe, don't worry! We won't be suggesting the pineapple below. Instead, we wanted to provide some basic advice and easy projects to get everyone in the family excited about a craft that goes all the way back to the 17th century and requires only paper (or glue, in some cases).

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Getting Crafty for Memorial Day

f you step outside, it probably doesn't feel like summer outside, at least in most of the US. But it's true next weekend is Memorial Day, which means the unofficial start to summer for most. BBQs and beach trips might be in order, but to really honor the military servicemen and women this holiday was created for, you can turn to various craft projects. Think a lot of red, white, and blue! Better yet? You can do these crafts with your kids, who will finally be off from school and itching for something fun to do.

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Getting Crafty with the Easter Bunny

Now that March came in like a lion and exited like a lamb, it's time to get crafty for the next holiday: Easter! April 20th is one of the latest dates the holiday falls on, and all of that extra time means more opportunity to get creative! We wanted to highlight three projects that take classic crafts to new heights and bend your imagination beyond the Easter Bunny and dyed eggs. No matter which of the projects you decide to do, others will surely notice your Easter spirit.

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