Spring is just around the corner (March 20th, to be exact) and wonderful, easy, and fun arts and crafts and cooking projects that will get you and your kids in the mood are everywhere. After a long, hard winter in many parts of the U.S. just about everyone -- small and grown-up children, alike -- will enjoy making some or all of these lovely projects.
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Here's another really cute project ... a Yellow Duck made from a Tennis Ball and some other basic craft materials. See FamilyFun for Directions
FamilyFun is definitely wonderful at both cooking with kids and also making crafts. Here's a dimensional cookie that almost looks like a real cracked egg -- including a "yolk" made from lemon sorbet nestled in a whipped cream "egg white." This would be a fun dessert you and your child can make together. Directions
HomemadeSimple is another great source for spring craft ideas. Don't you just love these elaborate decorated eggs? They're not as hard to make as they look, so check this out. Directions
FamilyFun also has this really cute carrot table setting idea that requires just napkins, disposable silverware, and pipe cleaners. Kids and adults can easily make these together at home or school. A fun way to accent any Easter dinner gathering. Directions
From Celebrations comes a hand full of crafts and some tasty treat recipes to make with real jelly beans that are easy and colorful. Directions
Don't forget: Be sure to bookmark this page and keep returning as I'll be adding more spring ideas as they are discovered.