Family Activities

Under Covers Mickey Pillow

Under Covers Mickey Pillow

Looking for an idea that's guaranteed to catch your kids unaware on April Fools' Day? Consider an appearance from a very special houseguest. Just draw the covers up over this Mickey no-sew pillow to create the illusion that the famous mouse spent the night in your family guest room. Read More »

It's a Small World Shrink Charms - Ireland

It's a Small World Shrink Charms - Ireland

This St. Patrick's Day, give the luck of the Irish with cute, It's a Small World-themed shrink charm jewelry complete with clovers and celtic knots! You'll need: printed charms white or clear shrink paper for inkjet printers (you can purchase this at art/craft supply stores or online) scissors hole punch jewelry accessories Instructions: Print the charms on shrink paper and cut them... Read More »

Mickey & Minnie St. Patrick's Day Headbands

Mickey & Minnie St. Patrick's Day Headbands

Topped with a leprechaun hat (properly cocked to one side, of course) and a bright green shamrock bow, these Mickey and Minnie headbands are earmarked for young Disney fans to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in fine Irish style. Read More »

Nightmare Before Christmas Valentines

Nightmare Before Christmas Valentines

Escape to Halloweentown to celebrate Valentine's Day with Jack and Sally. Read More »

Merida's Celtic Heart Necklace

Merida's Celtic Heart Necklace

Merida's three suitors never stood a chance at winning her affection with their pitiful archery skills. But, had any of them presented the feisty Scottish princess with one of these lovely heart-shaped pendants, there's no telling where the story may have led. Read More »

Mickey & Minnie Cutie Valentines

Mickey & Minnie Cutie Valentines

Add an adorable touch to your Valentine's Day with cards featuring Mickey & Minnie. Read More »

Minnie Mouse Valentine's Day Candy Box

Minnie Mouse Valentine's Day Candy Box

Minnie Mouse will brighten anyone's Valentine's Day -- especially when your special someone realizes she holds candy! Read More »

Jack Skellington Tabletop Snowman

Jack Skellington Tabletop Snowman

During Halloween season, you'll find the Pumpkin King dressed in his standard black garb -- if not disguised as a squash-headed scarecrow. But come Christmastime, he's apt to lighten things up a bit by trading his pinstriped jacket and bat-shaped bow tie for a snowsuit and scarf. This tabletop snowman and his bright-nosed canine cohort are just the pair to get everyone in the Skellington holiday spirit. Read More »

The Red Queen's Christmas Stocking

The Red Queen's Christmas Stocking

She's ill-tempered and lets her power go to her head (hence the fact it's three times its normal size). And say nothing of her peculiar habits -- such as warming her feet on a pig's belly. Fair to say the Red Queen is not your most endearing character. Still, the woman has style. Witness her snazzy boots and hosiery. Inspired by her flare for fashion, this Christmas stocking is a festive fit for Wonderland and Underland fans alike. Read More »

Mickey's Santa Hat

Mickey's Santa Hat

Forget the Christmas sweater this year and go with a Mickey Santa hat. It's easy to put together and looks good on kids and adults! Read More »

Disney Princess Snowflake Mobile

Disney Princess Snowflake Mobile

Forget fancy chandeliers -- this mobile features the Disney Princesses and will make a fine addition to your castle. Read More »

Wreck-It Ralph Pixel Placemat

Wreck-It Ralph Pixel Placemat

This colorful placemat, featuring a pixilated portrait of the sensitive "bad guy," illustrates just how handy he can be to have around. Read More »

Pluto Travel Pillow

Pluto Travel Pillow

Back seat passengers will get a lot of mileage out of this cuddly travel pillow. Fashioned from fleece, the pillow is extra soft and requires no sewing. The seams are joined with fabric adhesive, and the facial features and collar are cut from sticky-back felt. Read More »

Throw a Disney Villain Halloween Party

Throw a Disney Villain Halloween Party

Let Disney's villains -- from Peter Pan's arch enemy, Captain Hook, to Princess Ariel's tentacled nemesis, Ursula -- heap creepiness on your Halloween. Haunt your holiday with tricky treats, frightening favors and ghastly games from Disney's dastardly evil-doers. Read More »

Winnie the Pooh Paper Lantern

Winnie the Pooh Paper Lantern

This adorable Winnie the Pooh paper lantern features the cuddly bear and his pal Piglet walking through the Hundred Acre Wood. Read More »

Cinderella's Coach Costume

Cinderella's Coach Costume

Cindrella's coach was a dream come true for our daughter. We transformed her wheelchair into a beautiful crystal coach complete with windows and lights. "Cinderella" made a grand entrance whenever she rode in her magical coach. Read More »

Halloween Tablescape

Halloween Tablescape

Design a modern Halloween tablescape with these easy DIY ideas and items from around your home. Whether you're hosting a Halloween dinner party or simply want to decorate your table for fright night, this is sure to make your home look spooktacular! Read More »

Mike Wazowski Pumpkin Carving Template

Mike Wazowski Pumpkin Carving Template

Wazowski has his eye on you this Halloween! Set him up on your doorstep to keep watch over the neighborhood ghouls and ghosts. Read More »

Tinker Bell Halloween Ghost

Tinker Bell Halloween Ghost

Everybody loves dressing up for Halloween, even fairies. Here's a pint-size disguise (wink, wink) straight from Pixie Hollow -- a tiny tinker ghost to add to your holiday décor. Read More »

Minnie's Witch Hat

Minnie's Witch Hat

Here's a Halloween heads up for Minnie fans: any costume looks better with polka dots. Topped with a pair of distinctive mouse ears and tied with a spotted bow, this classic witch hat is a colorful case in point. Read More »

Mickey Cutie Halloween Bats

Mickey Cutie Halloween Bats

When you're ready to start decorating for Halloween, don't fly under the radar. Instead, turn heads with a colony of bats -- aka mice -- in your belfry. Read More »

Jack Sparrow Dress-Up Kit

Jack Sparrow Dress-Up Kit

There's only one Captain Jack Sparrow. Or is there? Get up to some high seas hijinks with help from this printable Jack Sparrow dress-up kit. Read More »

Jack Skellington Pumpkin Carving Template

Jack Skellington Pumpkin Carving Template

Download the template here: Jack Skellington Instructions: There are two ways to transfer your design onto the pumpkin. One is to copy it freehand onto a clean, dry pumpkin with a water-based marker (mistakes can be easily corrected with a paper towel). The other is to tape your template to the pumpkin, then score the design into the skin by... Read More »

Mickey's Pumpkin Patch

Mickey's Pumpkin Patch

Leave it to Mickey to come up with this ear-resistible Halloween decoration. Made from easy-to-mix salt dough, these colorful miniature pumpkins create a colorful windowsill or tabletop display. One batch yields 4 or 5 pumpkins. Double or triple the recipe, and you can make enough to hide around the house for a Halloween party scavenger hunt. Read More »

Autumn Fairy Leaf Table Toppers

Autumn Fairy Leaf Table Toppers

While most of us are busy planning and preparing our favorite Thanksgiving dishes, the autumn fairies of Pixie Hollow are scurrying about turning the foliage red and gold and then jumping on the newly colored leaves to make them fall from their branches. Inspired by the artistry of these tiny folk, this sponge-painting craft lets kids transform yellow craft paper... Read More »

Mickey Tote Bag

Mickey Tote Bag

Using colorful printed fabrics, kids can cover a plain canvas tote bag with a striking Mickey Mouse mosaic. The best part is there's no sewing involved. The shapes are fixed in place with fabric glue. Read More »

Pook-a-Looz Pencil Toppers

Pook-a-Looz Pencil Toppers

Take your favorite characters to school with you, and perch them atop your best pencil for a good view of your work! Your Pook-a-Looz are sure to make school a little more fun. Read More »

Sharpay's Locker Door Décor

Sharpay's Locker Door Décor

How do you describe Sharpay Evans? She's a drama queen and a talented singer, crafty yet compassionate, and perfectly willing to take a little artistic license when the occasion calls for it. And if that means dropping a letter from her favorite word so it will fit on the plate of her pink Mustang, so be it. This sparkly replica... Read More »

Agent P Treasure Box

Agent P Treasure Box

Phineas may believe that his pet platypus doesn't do much, but the truth is Perry has a very busy life -- most of which he keeps undercover. Modeled after the trusty agent, this playful box is ideal for safekeeping all of your child's treasures and trinkets. Read More »

Buzz Book Badge

Buzz Book Badge

Made from paper cutouts, this colorful emblem enables the fearless action figure to accomplish an important mission -- putting a new and friendly face on your child's notebook or journal cover. Read More »

Tiana's Tiara

Tiana's Tiara

When Tiana borrowed a tiara from Charlotte to wear to the costume ball, little did she know how greatly that single favor would change her fate. Once Naveen the frog spotted the sparkly headpiece, he thought she was the princess whose kiss would let him shed his spotted skin. Fashioned from sparkly beads and glittery craft foam, this fancy crown is as dazzling as the one Tiana donned. Read More »

Where's My Water? Ducky Papercraft

Where's My Water? Ducky Papercraft

Inspired by Swampy's favorite bath toy, kids will have fun making their very own rubber ducky papercraft. Read More »

Tinker Bell's Wand

Tinker Bell's Wand

Download the template here: Tinker Bell's Wand With this cute paper craft, your little girl can do more than just clap her hands if she believes in fairies; she can spread pixie dust with her own Tinker Bell wand! Cutting intended for grown-ups only. Instructions: Print out the wand on regular paper or cardstock and cut out all of the... Read More »

Volley Bug Stick Puppets

Volley Bug Stick Puppets

The volley bugs of Pixie Hollow certainly are a bunch of good sports. They literally roll themselves up so the fairies can bat them back and forth over the net. Modeled after the jovial little insects, these craft stick puppets are equally ready to take center stage for some fun and games.   You'll need: Template for Volley Bug Stick... Read More »

Merida Doll

Merida Doll

With a reputation for being more at home roaming the Scottish Highlands than in her role as a royal, it might be said that Princess Merida is as untamed as her curly red tresses. Here's how you and your child can transform a swatch of fabric and some bright bulky yarn into a doll that resembles the adventurous young archer. Read More »

Family Night: Brave

Family Night: Brave

Head to the Highlands and make a royal statement with your clan tonight. Settle in for a family night based on this summer's Disney/Pixar movie Brave. Read More »

Beaker Cake Pops

Beaker Cake Pops

Enter Muppet Labs and whip up a batch of Beaker cake pops! Read More »

Lion King Father's Day Card

Lion King Father's Day Card

Dear old Dad will roar with delight when he receives this wild Lion King Father's Day card. Read More »

Nemo & Marlin Father's Day Frame

Nemo & Marlin Father's Day Frame

Show off your adventures with Dad in this underwater-themed Father's Day frame. Read More »

World's Best Dad Award

World's Best Dad Award

Looking to do something special for Dad on Father's Day? Present him with this trophy to let him know how much he means to you! Read More »

Cogsworth Air Freshener

Cogsworth Air Freshener

If there was one servant in the Beast's castle that could always be counted on, it's Cogsworth. So if you're looking for a Father's Day gift to let Dad know he's the all-time best, this dedicated timekeeper is ready to lend a hand. Using paper and essential oil, you can fashion an air freshener in Cogsworth's likeness that will go the distance to keep Dad's car pleasantly scented. Read More »

Three-Eyed Alien Father's Day Card

Three-Eyed Alien Father's Day Card

Hailing from Pizza Planet, this multi-eyed extraterrestrial is sure to grab Dad's attention on his special day. Read More »

Mr. Incredible Pop-up Card

Mr. Incredible Pop-up Card

Show Dad just how incredible you think he is with this printable pop-up card. Read More »

Kermit the Frog Cup Cozy

Kermit the Frog Cup Cozy

Go green -- like Kermit -- with these reusable cup cozies. Instead of using a disposable cardboard liner for your drink, craft a cozy from green felt and trim it with Kermit's collar. Read More »

Tangram Puzzle Card

Tangram Puzzle Card

Growing up in China, Mulan would have spent many an hour playing with Tangrams, an ancient paper puzzle created by cutting a square into 7 geometric shapes that can be arranged into all sorts of interesting images. Like a sassy cat, for instance, that sits pretty on a homemade card for Mom or Grandma. You'll need: Tangram template Scissors Pencil... Read More »

Rosetta's Fairy Flower Bouquets

Rosetta's Fairy Flower Bouquets

This year, surprise Mom with a special delivery straight from Pixie Hollow -- pint-size arrangements that will last the whole year through. Just "pick" up a package or two of colorful flower stickers, and young fairy-fan florists will be in business in no time. Read More »

Mother's Day Photo Frame

Mother's Day Photo Frame

Tape your favorite photo of you and Mom to the back of this frame and watch her face light up on Mother's Day. Read More »

Mrs. Incredible Mother's Day Fill-It-In Card

Mrs. Incredible Mother's Day Fill-It-In Card

Is your mom incredible? Of course she is! Before you give her this Mrs. Incredible card, ask her for words to fill in the blanks (without saying what you're doing); then she'll have a silly keepsake to treasure. Read More »

Lumiere's Mother's Day Candles

Lumiere's Mother's Day Candles

Leave it to a talking candelabrum to deliver a heartfelt message that says it all this Mother's Day. Inspired by Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast, this card features paper candlesticks topped with fingerprint flames and an old expression that lets Mom know you think she is the very best. Read More »

Cupcake Magnet Card

Cupcake Magnet Card

When it comes to planning a Mother's Day celebration for her mentor, Alice is sure to serve up something a mom would really appreciate -- such as a homemade card featuring colorful paper cupcakes that double as refrigerator magnets. Read More »

Ribbons and Roses Hair Ties

Ribbons and Roses Hair Ties

Outside her tower, Rapunzel's very long hair can get in her way. Good thing she finds some children to help her braid it with ribbons and flowers! Craft these colorful ribbons and roses hair ties, and you can tie your hair into a beautiful braid, just like Rapunzel's! Read More »

Easter Eggs: Sheep Egg

Easter Eggs: Sheep Egg

Courtesy of hard-boiled eggs, vibrant egg dye, a cute pipe cleaner stand, and some glued-on details (paper ears, pom-pom nose, and so on), this critter is an Easter favorite. Want to make the entire crop of egghead critters? Read More »

Thumper's Easter Basket

Thumper's Easter Basket

Hop into spring with Thumper by making this fun printable Easter basket! You can keep it for yourself or give it to someone special.Download the template here:Thumper's Easter Basket Instructions:Print the template on regular paper or cardstock and cut out all the pieces.Make all folds along the dashed lines away from you. Use glue or double-sided tape to secure all A tabs to... Read More »

Woody Easter Egg

Woody Easter Egg

As the leader of Andy's toys, Woody never shies away from going the eggs-tra mile. This Easter decoration, inspired by the trusty pull-string cowboy, features a mini doll face for kids to color in -- just like Woody's hand-painted one. Read More »

Perry the Platypus Easter Egg

Perry the Platypus Easter Egg

For the ultimate undercover holiday operation, this year Perry the Platypus dons a brilliant disguise that fits the bill -- going incognito as an Easter egg! Of course, this is one case you won't want to crack.You'll need:Perry the Platypus Easter Egg TemplateHard-boiled egg dyed bluish-green (using food coloring) or plastic egg of a similar size and colorScissorsCraft paper (orange,... Read More »

Talking Doorknob

Talking Doorknob

Take it from the talking doorknob Alice encountered in Wonderland, "One good turn deserves another." Made in the whimsical knob's likeness, this colorful paper doorknob plate is a handy prop for surprising your child and reciprocating for past April Fools' pranks!You'll need:Talking Doorknob TemplateScissorsCraft or scrapbook paper (black and two shades of yellow or gold)Glue stickTape or removable glue dotsInstructions:1.... Read More »

Gus' April Fools' Mouse Hole

Gus' April Fools' Mouse Hole

For a mouse like Gus, life in Lady Tremaine's chateau is filled with challenges -- like trying to outrun her sinister cat Lucifer. Inspired by that very scenario, here's an April Fools' illusion that portrays Gus peering out from a mouse hole at the hat he lost in his haste to escape Read More »

St. Patrick's Day Clover Fascinator

St. Patrick's Day Clover Fascinator

This cute green clover fascinator is the perfect way to show your St. Patrick's Day spirit. Read More »

Wee Leprechaun

Wee Leprechaun

Even if you can't catch a leprechaun this March 17th, you can still make one. Materials Toilet paper tubeGreen craft foamAcrylic paints: green, skin-tone, pink, and brownBlack permanent markerTacky glue4 brown pipe cleanersDecorative button Instructions For this crafty little decoration, first trace around the end of a toilet paper tube onto a piece of green craft foam. Draw a 2... Read More »

Animal's Music-Making Bracelet

Animal's Music-Making Bracelet

Get loud like Animal, the Muppet drummer and rock & roll icon! These bracelets let Animal fans make music everywhere they go. Inspired by Animal's wild hair style, these bracelets are made by stringing brightly colored pom-poms with silver jingle bells. Get ready to rock! Read More »

Leprechaun Disguise Kit

Leprechaun Disguise Kit

You don't need a pot of gold to enjoy St. Patrick's Day in style. Our delightful leprechaun disguise provides all you need to bring a little luck (and smiles) to friends and family. Read More »

Ferb's Lucky Clover Pin

Ferb's Lucky Clover Pin

Leave it to Ferb to deliver a charming Saint Patrick's Day greeting without ever uttering a word. Inspired by young Fletcher's ingenuity, this whimsical pin is certain to have Irish eyes smiling. Read More »

Minnie's St. Patrick's Day Candy Box

Minnie's St. Patrick's Day Candy Box

Give your lucky charm something sweet this St. Patrick's Day with this Minnie Mouse Candy Box! Read More »

Mickey's Shamrock Shorts Cookies

Mickey's Shamrock Shorts Cookies

When it comes to Mickey's wardrobe, red is the color of choice any day of the week -- save one! Come Saint Patrick's Day, even the Mouse will be wearing green. Decorated with white chocolate shamrock buttons, these festive cookies are a perfect fit for a holiday party or classroom treat. Read More »

Play Tabletop Football

Play Tabletop Football

Kick a field goal before you watch the Game Plan! Read More »

Alien Invasion Masks

Alien Invasion Masks

There are aliens among us! Or at least, there will be... Read More »

Make Your Outfit Spy-Worthy

Check out this cool idea for a spy-friendly jacket! Read More »

A Puppy for a Pet? Why Not a Turtle?

One family tries out a bunch of puppy alternatives. Read More »

Mousehunt Paper Mouse

Make your own mouse hole and mouse from paper! Read More »

Spy Kids Intel Briefing

Spy Kids Intel Briefing

Help your kids do some Intelligence work of their own. Read More »

Mini Mini Craft Cars

Create your own Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car at home! Read More »

Enchanted Spoons and Spatulas

Turn common household implements into characters from Ella Enchanted! Read More »

Cool Creatures

Care for the Earth and have fun doing it with these cool recycled creatures! Read More »

Toilet Paper Roll Bolt

It's easy to turn a paper roll into man's best friend! Read More »

Storytime Pasta Crafts

Tell your own bedtime story in pictures, and make Sunday safe again! Read More »

Sled Dog Painting Party

Adventure is just a painting away! Where will your dogs take you? Read More »

Blades of Glory

Heather Millar details the joys and frustrations of your child's first steps on ice. Read More »

Red-Nosed Reindeer Lollipops

Help Santa find his way with these sweet reindeer crafts. Read More »

Shake-and-Make Stars

Beautiful, sparkling stars for your tree - easy to make at home! Read More »

Toy Story Teeter Toys

Your favourite Toy Story characters are teetering into your house - and they're made by you! Read More »

At-Home Hannah Montana Concert

Throw your own Hannah Montana concert at home - and be a superstar! Read More »

Spooky Thumbprints

Get your hands on Halloween fun with this easy picture-making idea! Read More »

Making a Family Time Capsule

How to create and dedicate your own family time capsule. Read More »

Gaming: A Gift Guide for Parents

Which games are appropriate (and fun) for the holiday gifting season? Read More »