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Kids Crafts

Cupcake Liner Parrot Craft

Hi friends! Have you heard of the upcoming animated film release The Wild Life, which hits theaters September 9th? If you haven’t, it’s about an outgoing parrot named Mak and his quirky animal companions that live on a tiny exotic… Continue Reading →

Colorful Owl Paper Collage

We do a lot of simple paper and glue collage projects at our house – they are no prep, low-mess, and every project turns out uniquely beautiful! We often make more abstract designs, but sometimes it’s fun to collage an… Continue Reading →

Mixed Media Sunflower Art Project

Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers. What’s not to love about something so bright and cheery? These mixed media sunflowers will keep your artists busy with a fun mix of techniques – drawing, painting, cutting, and gluing. Mixed Media… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Frog Kid Craft

Hi my crafty friends!!! We are jumping on by today with our Popsicle Stick Frog Kid Craft idea!!! Using simple supplies like wooden popsicle sticks, green paint and cardstock– you too can pull this “hopping” kid friendly craft together with your… Continue Reading →

DIY Stick Slingshot Kids Craft

Hi, it’s Tonya from Create-Celebrate-Explore. Thank you to Make and Takes for letting me be a part of the Get Out And Play Summer Series! I’ve loved being a part of this series for the past couple of years. I… Continue Reading →

3 Ingredient Play Dough to Make in Minutes

Play dough is one of my favorite homemade crafts to make with my kids. Especially since it’s so easy to whip up and brings instant fun. There are a few recipes I’ve shared here before, but this recipe for 3 ingredient play dough using baking soda and… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Button Flag Kid Craft

With 4th of July celebrations just around the corner, this Popsicle Stick Button Flag Kid Craft idea is super simple, inexpensive AND doubles as awesome patriotic decor as well! Popsicle Stick Button Flag Kid Craft If you are looking for a… Continue Reading →

Silly Pop-Up Monster Cards for Dad

From toddler scribbles to stick-figure family portraits to poetic odes to Dad, homemade cards from the kids are such a sweet part of our Father’s Day celebration. This year, we’re making some silly pop-up monster cards. My two-year-old loves making… Continue Reading →

Oil Pastel Art: Warm Sun and Cool Water

Coloring on black paper with oil pastels is an all-time favorite art activity in our house. If you don’t have oil pastels on hand, I highly recommend you pick up a box or two and then try this warm sun… Continue Reading →

Shooting Star Wishes Kids Craft

My daughters have been loving the Star Darling book series, and it inspired a new craft from my 10 year old Lucy. She thought it would be fun to come up with our own wishes and shoot them into the… Continue Reading →

Pretend Play Cardboard Camera

My little guy is two-and-a-half and really getting interested in pretend play. It’s one of my favorite stages! He loves to play grocery store, airplane trip, and rock the baby. He sees me taking lots of photos, so, of course, he… Continue Reading →

Footprint Mermaid Keepsake Idea

Hi friends!!! We are dreaming of beautiful clear blue water and hot summer weather today! Not only is this Footprint Mermaid Keepsake Idea super easy and extra adorable – but it also makes for a great keepsake to send to… Continue Reading →

Make Recycled Chunky Crayons + Video

We’re turning our old broken crayons into something fun and new with these Recycled Chunky Crayons. Watch our video below to see just how easy it is! Make Recycled Chunky Crayons We’re sharing a step-by-step video tutorial for instructions with making these… Continue Reading →

Tub Time Boat Float Craft + Video

This post is sponsored by LYSOL. All opinions and thoughts are my own. For more tips, advice and helpful information, sign up for their newsletter now! We’re getting crafty in the bathroom with a tub time craft! These floating boats are super easy… Continue Reading →

Painting Swirly Flowers

I love to experiment with paints, right alongside my daughters, but I am definitely an amateur. These swirly flower paintings are as simple as can be, but with frame-worthy results. We can’t stop making them! I think you and your… Continue Reading →

Recycled CD Snail Kid Craft

Although I’m not a big fan of snails {or any outdoor critter} today’s Recycled CD Snail Kid Craft idea is ALWAYS welcome in my home. With just simple supplies like colorful tissue paper, glue and an old CD you probably already… Continue Reading →

6 Spring Caterpillar Kids Crafts

Spring is here and the bugs are out! We’ve actually seen a few caterpillars in our backyard crawling around. To help celebrate spring, I’ve gathered 6 super cute caterpillar crafts to make with kids! 6 Spring Caterpillar Kids Crafts 1. Cotton… Continue Reading →

Torn Paper Sheep Art Project

Recently, my two-year-old has been quite enamored with the book The Little Lamb by Judy Dunn. I can’t say I blame him – those fuzzy little lambs are so adorable! While he wasn’t quite ready to make this art project,… Continue Reading →

Draw a Rainy Day Textured Umbrella

Happy Spring! Some of my favorite springtime memories are of my kids’ little umbrellas bobbing up and down as they splashed and stomped in rain puddles. This art project is inspired by those colorful umbrellas and rainy day play. Starting with… Continue Reading →

Easter Egg Finger Puppets Printable

We’re getting “EGG-cited” to celebrate the Easter holiday with these Easter Egg Finger Puppets! They are so much fun to color, cut, and wear all around. Make them into all sorts of fun colorful eggs. These little egg puppets are… Continue Reading →

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