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About amandaformaro

Amanda Formaro is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. She loves to bake, cook, make kid's crafts and create decorative items for her home. She is a crafting expert and guru in the kitchen and has appeared online and in print publications many times over the years. She is also the editor for the Home & Garden channel at Craft Gossip and owner of . You can see her crafty creations on Crafts by Amanda and her delicious recipes on Amanda's Cookin'
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5 Fun Summer Camp Crafts for Kids

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Whether you child attends summer camp or not they can still enjoy some fun camp themed projects this season. Read more


School of Seashell Fish

How to Make a Sea Shell Craft

You and your kids collected a ton of seashells at the beach, and now you’re wondering what to do with them all! Read more


Father’s Day Craft Round Up

A handmade gift for Dad this Father's Day

Moms seem to get most of the attention, so showing your dad how much you care by making him a special handmade gift can mean the world to him. Read more


Foam Sewing Cards

DIY Foam Sewing Craft for Kids

Whether it’s a bed bound child who’s under the weather or just a young one that loves to practice sewing, these homemade sewing cards are a fun project. Read more

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Paper Towel Tube Penguins

Cardboard penguin craft featured

This sweet polar couple is easy to make and is a great craft for a chilly afternoon. Read more


DIY Spy Glasses

A fun craft for your James Bond in training

Is your little one full of imagination and a real James Bond in the making? Read more


Egg Cup Christmas Tree Ornament

Learn to make this Egg Cup Christmas Tree Ornament Craft

Small children love the festivities at Christmas, especially the lights and shiny glitter! Read more


Thankful Styrofoam Turkey

Thanksgiving Styrofoam Turkey Craft

Styrofoam is easy to work with and toothpick can be inserted easily, making this a great craft for kids to assemble on their own. Read more

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Glitter Turkey Craft

Glitter Turkey

A fun project your kids will love! Read more

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3D Paper Pumpkin

3D Pumpkin Craft Featured

Choose contrasting scrapbook paper with a heavy weight to make this a sturdy and attractive decoration this fall. Great for Halloween or Thanksgiving too! It will look great on your fall mantel or as part of your holiday tablescape. Read more

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