Crafts for Kids

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What Do You See? Ink Blot Art

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Looking for a simple art project to do this weekend? Here’s something that is easy to do and turns out different every time. Make your own ink blots … although, in this case, paint blots. What you need:Construction PaperKids Poster Paints – at least two different colorsNewspaper What you do:   Lay out a layer… Read more »

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Paper Birds

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Welcome spring by making birds out of paper that you can hang around your house or create a mobile. This is a nice way to bring the outdoors in. Parents, you may need to help out with the steps that require cutting.   What you need:PaperNote CardsScissorsCrayons/MarkersString   What you do: Draw the body of… Read more »

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Valentine’s Day Special: Craft 2

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     Suncatcher Hearts     Want to make something special to show how they captured your heart? Try making this Suncatcher Heart. It is simple and easy to do … with the help of an adult of course. It will make for a beautiful hanging ornament for your window. What you need:Old Crayons (the chunky… Read more »

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Valentine’s Day Special: Craft 1

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I will be posting a few crafting ideas to do with your kids over the next few days that are great for creating a special Valentine’s for a loved ones. These are easy to do with kids of almost any age – adult help and supervision for the toddler set.       Heart Necklace… Read more »

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Giant Lady Bugs!

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Want a super fun, super easy craft to do with your kids today? Giant Lady Bugs are the way to go. They are so quick to make that you will probably make lots. You can get creative and use different colors, too.       What you need: Paper platesPlastic cupBlack crayonRed construction paperBlack construction… Read more »

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Rain Stick Noise Makers

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Stuck inside? Take a look around the house and see what you have that you can make something with. You will be surprised to find many objects that make for a good crafting session with the kids. Try the Rain Stick Noise Makers: Here’s what you need:Paper towel/tissue paper tube (left over when all the… Read more »

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Word Creatures!

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Whether it be a rainy day, the weekend … or a snow day … we are always trying to find things for our kiddos to do while inside. If you child has started school, or just beginning to learn how to write his name, fun crafting projects that requires him to use his writing skills… Read more »

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Stamping Potatoes!

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  An old favorite that everyone has probably heard of. This is a fun, unique way to get your child excited about paint and stamps. Here is what you need: Regular sized PotatoesConstruction PaperNon-toxic Finger Paint (Tempera Paint or Poster Paints are fine, too)Disposable/reusable bowlsOld NewspapersSmall sharp knife (to be used by an adult!) This… Read more »

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