Kids Crafts

Kids Craft- Making Calendars

Kids Craft- Making Calendars

Kids Craft- Making Calendars With the new year here, I’ve got a fun kids craft for working on during winter break. Let’s get ready for the new year by making a homemade kids calendar. You can use your calendar to showcase artwork or even your memories, like these kids scrapbook pages. Supplies needed for Kids […]

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Christmas Activities for Kids: Advent Calendar Ideas

Christmas Activities for Kids: Advent Calendar Ideas

Christmas Activities for Kids: Advent Calendar Ideas One of my favorite Christmas activities for kids is an advent calendar.  An advent calendar is a way to count and celebrate the days leading up to Christmas. There are a million ways to make one or if you’re not the crafty type, you can usually buy one […]

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Kids Fun: Rainy Day Activities

Kids Fun: Rainy Day Activities

Kids Fun: Rainy Day Activities We receive a lot of inquiries about things to do as a rainy day kids fun activity. When I was younger my mother purchased me a kid’s craft book. I remember it clearly. There was a sock puppet on the cover and the entire book was filled with children’s crafts […]

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How to Make a Magic Wand

How to Make a Magic Wand

How to Make a Magic Wand How to make a magic wand from a few simple materials?  Learn how to make a magic wand with these easy instructions. Your fairy princess will love this magic wand for her playtime activities. Magic Wand Materials: Foam Star, Dowel, gold ribbon, glitter, glue, peel-and-stick rhinestones or jewels Directions […]

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Homemade Ornaments

Homemade Ornaments

Homemade Ornaments Kids love making homemade ornaments to give as gifts or to place on the family tree. Pinecone ornaments are inexpensive homemade ornaments and they are easy for kids of most ages to decorate. Nature crafts offer a twofold experience when you have your child search for and select their very own pinecones as […]

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Christmas Projects

Christmas Projects

Christmas Projects Preschoolers love working on Christmas projects to keep their little hands busy. Christmas projects that involve a lacing craft gives your child fine motor skill practice as well as practice tying knots and bows. Lacing craft projects work with many materials (felt, poster board, or construction paper) and familiar shapes like Christmas stockings, […]

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Kids Art Projects

Kids Art Projects

Kids Art Projects Use colored sand for kids art projects. Kids art projects made with colored sand open a whole new avenue of expression. Sand art is the creation of images, pictures, or designs in a bottle or even boxed glass frames made from different colors of sand. Sand art images, pictures, and designs are […]

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Finger Painting

Finger Painting

Finger Painting Young toddlers love finger painting. Finger painting provides a tactile pleasure for toddlers as young as a year old. The vibrant colors, squishy texture and creative possibilities make finger painting a popular art for kids. Expand the finger painting technique by dipping food or sponge pieces in the finger paint for distinct results […]

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Kids Thanksgiving Crafts

Kids Thanksgiving Crafts

Kids Thanksgiving Crafts Decorate with kids Thanksgiving crafts this holiday season. Kids Thanksgiving crafts allow younger family members to contribute to the festivities with a sense of pride. This Indian corn magnet craft is simple to make and may be modified for other decorative uses. Instead of attaching a magnet to this Thanksgiving craft, use […]

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Creative Expression

Creative Expression

Creative Expression Providing opportunities for children’s creative expression is how children approach the world in order to learn about it and to learn about themselves. Creative expression is how children play, work, express how they are feeling, and share themselves with the world around them. Here are some tips to foster creativity for kids: • […]

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Decorative Picture Frames

Decorative Picture Frames

Decorative Picture Frames Make decorative picture frames to give as homemade gifts or to decorate a room. Decorative picture frames are easy to make with many supplies on hand. This picture frame craft can be made with wide edge picture frames or picture frames with a wide mat (white border). To make this picture frame […]

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Kids Bookmarks

Kids Bookmarks

Kids Bookmarks They’ll love these kids bookmarks to help them keep track of the last exciting page they read. Kids bookmarks can be used as reading rewards as well as a personalized gift to accompany books for family and friends. Recycled file folders are the basic material used to make these original kids bookmarks. Cut […]

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