DIY Cat Castles: 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself

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Looking for a great gift book for cat lovers or want to treat your own fancy feline to a new abode? Grab a copy of DIY Cat Castles: 20 Cardboard Habitats You Can Build Yourself and learn how to build homemade habitats with easy instructions and common materials.

Shoeboxes and paper bags are fine for other cats. But your favorite felines deserve luxurious living spaces! This DIY construction guide includes fun and easy instructions for making cardboard trains, ships, food trucks, rockets, and other hideouts. Also included are tips for making cat climbing towers and scratching pads that they can use to stay sharp.

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All twenty projects are quick to assemble and require inexpensive and easy-to-find materials. You can customize them to match your cat’s wildest desires.
Get the book at Amazon.com for yourself or your favorite cat lover!

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11 Rainy Day Activity Ideas for Pet-Loving Kids

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Summer is a super FUN time of year for kids, but rainy days can have everyone stuck indoors and looking for something to do. We’ve put together a new list with lots of rainy day activity ideas for pet-loving kids. Some involve a little supervision, or some planning ahead, so take a look and pin this list for later so you’ll always be prepared to help your kids entertain themselves on the next rainy day!

Printable PAW Patrol Dance Game

PAW Patrol Pup Pup Boogie Dance Game: Nothing beats the rainy day blues like an indoor dance party! Use this free printable from PAW Patrol and get your tails wagging! Get the Free Printable Game Template and Instructions here.

 

DIY dog house

Kid’s DIY Cardboard Box Dog House: Every dog should have a super fun indoor dog house, and it’s easy to make one. Help your kids with this tutorial for parents on how to make an indoor dog house from cardboard boxes.

DIY Catnip Toy Kids Craft

Make DIY Catnip Toys for Cats:  Check out this simple and fun kid’s activity to make some sock fish catnip toys for your cat and all their neighborhood pals, too. It’s a great way to use some of those solo socks that are missing their partner!

How To Draw Dog for Kids

Draw a Portrait of your Dog or Cat: Search youtube for loads of helpful instructional videos on how to draw pets, like this one.  Also visit Crayola for a free printable How to Draw Dogs Coloring Page for Kids.

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Printable PAW Patrol Easter Egg Holders for Dog Loving Kids

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Easter PAW Patrol Printables

Here’s a fun and free printable from the PAW Patrol gang, especially for Easter! Super fast and easy to create your very own Easter Egg Holders to display your kid’s decorated eggs. Put a name of each guest and family member on an egg and they would make CUTE place cards for your Easter table at brunch or dinner!

Just PRINT this PDF, cut them out and tape the ends together. For more free PAW Patrol coloring sheets, crafts, games and projects visit the Nick Jr website.

PAW Patrol is an action-adventure series starring a pack of six heroic puppies: Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble, and Skye, who are led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old boy named Ryder. With a unique blend of problem-solving skills, cool vehicles and lots of cute doggy humor, the PAW Patrol works together on high-stakes rescue missions to protect the Adventure Bay community.

Fun PAW Patrol Fact: Ryder rescued all the pups and taught them their PAW Patrol skills. If you want to learn more about how you can rescue animals too, visit the ASPCA website.

Craftsy Back To School Giveaway: WIN One FREE Class + Project Supplies

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Craftsy is hosting a giveaway and one lucky winner will receive a mystery box full of supplies from the category of their choice (art, cake/baking, sewing, quilting, knitting or crocheting) and a class of their choice.

The last day to enter is 9/30/15 @11:59pm MT. Giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada residents only.

Kick off the school year by entering to win any one Craftsy class for free, along with the supplies you’ll need to make a stunning project.

No matter your passion, you’ll get to choose a class that improves your technique or teaches you an entirely new skill. With free lessons and supplies, you can make this your best Back-to-School yet!

Tap into the joys of learning and enter to win any one Craftsy class and an accompanying supply kit for free. Enter to WIN now.

While you wait for the winner to be announced, check out the list of FREE Craftsy classes and downloadable guides:

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