Crafts for Kids

Balloon Ice Cream Cones

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Doing an Ice Cream themed birthday party? Here’s an easy craft to help with the decorations! What You’ll Need Big Paper (wrapping paper, brown craft paper, scrapbooking paper, etc.) Scissors Balloons Tape String What You’ll Do Fill the balloons with air. Take a piece of paper (cut off a square if you have a roll… Read more »

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Paper Daisies

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Let’s make paper flowers to hang around the house! These simple daisy flowers are great crafts for kids. What you Need Construction paper (white and yellow) Safety scissors Stapler Tape Ribbon (optional — if you want to hang them) What you Do Take a piece of construction paper and fold it in half vertically Cut… Read more »

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Making a Maraca

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It’s easier than you think! You’ll be making music at home with your children before you know it. What You’ll Need Plastic Easter eggs Craft sticks Patterned duct tape Knife (for parents to use!) Dried beans What You’ll Do Open a plastic egg and detach the two sides. With knife, cut a slot in the… Read more »

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DIY Dry Erase Frame

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We’ve seen these all over the internet, so I wanted to show you how to make a kid-friendly sized one. What You’ll Need Small metal frame Lined paper (wide rule for kids) Dry erase marker Pencil Scissors What You’ll Do Take the cardboard out of the inside of the frame and set it on a… Read more »

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Paper Frog Hand Puppet

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For those days you are stuck inside and can’t enjoy the outdoors, here’s a craft to bring a little fun to the moment. What You’ll Need Green construction paper White construction paper Pink construction paper Black marker Tape Scissors What You’ll Do Take a piece of green paper and fold it in half vertically ever… Read more »

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Perfectly Piggy Cupcakes

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This is a fun way to make ordinary cupcakes special! What You’ll Need Cupcake mix (and all ingredients your desired mix requires) Pink icing Pink marshmallows White mini marshmallows Chocolate icing in a tube Scissors What You’ll Do Prepare your cupcakes as usual and allow them to cool. Ice your cupcakes with the pink icing…. Read more »

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Corn Cob Bird Feeder

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Crafts are not for the birds … or are they? This is a little, messy craft for kids that benefits the birds, too! After having corn on the cob one night for dinner, save the cobs and let them dry out in the sun or on a window sill — you will need these for… Read more »

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Decorative Glitter Eggs

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These sparkling glitter eggs are easy to do and are not so easy to break. With a little creativity, yours could come out looking like the real thing! What You’ll Need Yellow plastic eggs (or any lightly colored plastic egg) Puff paints of assorted colors Ribbon Spray-on glitter   What You’ll Do Take a piece… 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 plates Plastic cup Black crayon Red construction paper Black… Read more »

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