Posts Tagged: kids activities

Bunny Treats


Leave one out for the Easter Bunny! This is an easy, fun way to turn the ordinary rice treats we all know and love into something seasonal and cute. What you need:1 package of marshmallows (the colored ones make a more festive treat)6 cups of rice Cereal (any brand will do)3 tablespoons of butterWax paperCooking… Read more »

Exquisite Eggs


The Easter bunny doesn’t always have to leave candy eggs around the house. Sometimes he finds a fancy egg to help decorate his living room. Here’s a great craft to create your very own delicate eggs to adorn your home for Easter. What you need:Large EggsBig BowlLong Needle with a wide opening for ribbonThin RibbonPaint… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Leprechaun Hat


That silly leprechaun left his hat at my house and I wanted to share it with you. You can see, it is bigger than you would think … for a creature of his size.   You can make one for yourself, too. This fun little craft is sure to get some giggles out of your… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Clover


Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day because it is coming up! By Thursday, March 17, you will have clovers all around with this easy-to-do craft with the kiddos.   What you need: Construction paper Green tissue paper Glue Safety scissors Crayon What you do: Draw out a clover on your construction paper and cut it… Read more »

What Do You See? Ink Blot Art


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 »

Paper Birds


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 »

Valentine’s Day Special: Craft 2


     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 »

Valentine’s Day Special: Craft 1


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 »

Rain Stick Noise Makers


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 »

Word Creatures!


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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