The laundry had piled up. All the pants with elastic waists were in the dirty clothes, so I grabbed the lone pair of hand-me-down blue jeans my son has and helped him put them on. It wasn’t until he had to use the restroom that I realized my mistake. He couldn’t undo the fastener. Mom […]
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.
We have been working on American history as we learn about the 50 states. We spent several weeks talking about Jamestown and then the Pilgrims and the Plymouth Colony. Along the way we’ve had fun with several Native American crafts for kids. Whether you are doing a Jamestown unit or are just looking for a […]
Kids love crafts that they can play with once the craft is finished. When it comes to kids crafts, cardboard tubes (some people call them paper rolls) are perfect for engaging children in pretend play once craft time is finished. This fun Flying Dragon Craft is one of our favorite cardboard tube crafts so far. […]
There is just something magical about flickering lights coming from a collection of lanterns. Whether they’re hanging from the trees at an outdoor party, or they are displayed on tables at a wedding, lantern light brings a new dimension to the atmosphere. Kids can capture a bit of that magic with this simple recycled craft: Tin Can […]
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 […]