When my son was five, he decided he wanted to be Chop-Chop (from Skylander Giants) for Halloween, all because of a Happy Meal toy he got. (Thanks, McDonald’s!) That meant I had to figure out how to make a cardboard helmet for a costume. In case any of you are still working on Halloween costume pieces […]
Looking for kids crafts? We have a huge collection of craft ideas for kids, from preschool crafts to crafts for elementary students. We also have fun tween crafts that are perfect as camp crafts or rainy day activities.
Rainy days and long school breaks have something in common: parents often hear the words, “I’m bored.” Kids crafts, taking apart electronics and crafting with recyclables are fun activities to suggest if you have the materials needed. But what if you don’t? Scribble Art for kids is a fun boredom buster that takes no prep work […]
For many August marks the start of a new school year. And, of course, new teachers who will spend each day growing your child’s mind. Teachers do so much for our kids throughout the year. They deserve a special thanks. These adorable homemade teacher cards and homemade teacher gifts are perfect for Teacher Appreciation Week, […]
Warmer weather is the perfect time to get outside to do some messy art. We’ve had fun doing splat painting and my son’s favorite, painting with trucks. This year I decided to have “dirt day” for one of our backyard summer camp days with our homeschooling friends. We had lots of fun exploring dirt. The […]
Recyclables are a cheap and wonderful crafting material, and water bottle crafts are one of our favorites when it comes to getting creative. This recycled craft uses both recycled water bottles and tissue paper left over from birthday gifts to create colorful, one of a kind, water bottle fish. If you love water bottle […]