Kids Crafts

Tracing the Letters in Your Name

I love this name tracing activity. I still have memories of doing this myself when I was in 4th grade. It’s a great way to reinforce letter recognition, using a capital at the beginning of a name, and tracing lines…. Continue Reading →

My Baby is in LOVE with Babies

Everywhere we go, my baby is saying: “baby” (or “huh huh” as she’s not quite talking!) But she let’s me know where all the babies in the grocery store are with a pointing motion and a smile. Since she’s so… Continue Reading →

A Little Trick for Cutting Symmetrical Hearts

My kids are always asking me to cut out hearts for them, “I just can’t do it” they say! So today I taught them how to cut out a symmetrical heart using this little trick below. Now we’ve got hearts… Continue Reading →

Valentine’s Heart Shaped Leis

It’s a heart party with these fun Heart Shaped Leis. This cute Valentine’s kids craft is the perfect thing to make for a classroom party or even for your children to give out as Valentine’s to friends! Add a few fun… Continue Reading →

Cute & Crafty Little Love Birds

Guest Post by Pamela of French Knots Love is in the Air and what better way to send a “love note” than by Love Bird. My boys and I got February off to a good start by making these sweet and easy Love… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Valentine’s Day

If you still need a few ideas for Valentines, whether it’s a treat, craft, or gift, here’s a few ideas I’ve rounded up perfect for your loved ones. A “Colorful” Valentine’s Day Card by The Long Thread (pictured above) Hanging… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Organize and Display Your Child’s Artwork

Guest Post by Heidi of Budget Wise Home When your child’s artwork starts overtaking the refrigerator, it’s time for a better display system. With so much artwork coming in every day, figuring out where to put it all can get… Continue Reading →

Crafting an Indoor Winter Wonderland

I’m sharing a fun Winter Wonderland craft over at From Dates to Diapers. Come see how we made it snow inside!

Toddler Heart Shaped Sewing Card

Need a quick and easy activity to hand to your toddler so you can get a few things done? You probably already have all the supplies you need to make this toddler sewing card project, and it only takes a… Continue Reading →

Catching Velcro Balls with our Heads

I’ve written before about Velcro Catch Ball using knit gloves to play. But today, we’re using knit hats to make the catch. My kids are loving this fun and easy catch game, helping to get us through these indoor winter… Continue Reading →

Craft a Children’s Bedroom Door Sign

I love this fun Bedroom Door Sign made out of paper mache. It’s bringing me back to my elementary school days when we plastered pastey newspapers onto a balloon and hollowed it out for a bowl. Alice from MAD –… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Winter Fun

Here’s a few fun activities and crafts to celebrate the Winter season! Milk Jug Snow Scoop by Make and Takes (pictured above) Animals in Winter by Discover and Learn Preschool Mitten Counting by My Montesorri Journey Make a Snowman Inside… Continue Reading →

Stirring Up Snowman Chocolate Spoons

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday with a fun Snowman Hot Chocolate on a Spoon. Come see how Mr. Snowman went for a swim!  

We’re Making a “Snowman on the Go”

Snowmen everywhere are just waiting for the snow to fall so they can come alive with this Snowman on the Go kit. I first saw this idea in the Better Homes and Garden’s Holiday Craft magazine and thought it was… Continue Reading →

Celebrate 2010 with Some Goofy Glasses

We’re celebrating the new year with some fun and crafty glasses. We’re getting excited to be heading into 2010 and will be sporting these spectacles as we ring in the new year on Dec. 31st. I don’t know if the… Continue Reading →

Simple Craft for Jingle Bells

We’ll be jingling bells this week as we celebrate Christmas. These simple bell crafts are perfect for kids to help make and jingle, adding some extra cheer as a-caroling we go! Supplies for Jingle Bell Craft: pipe cleaners (aka chenille… Continue Reading →

Decorate with Festive Gumdrop Trees

We’re decorating our house for Christmas with these fun candy gumdrop cones. They’re a perfect festive craft for the Holidays. You just need a few candy gumdrops, toothpicks, and a styrofoam cone or ball. But try not to eat too… Continue Reading →

Crafts to Celebrate Chanukah

Chanukah (or Hanukkah) is coming up this week, starting at sundown on December 11th. To help celebrate this special Jewish Holiday, I’m featuring some fun and fabulous crafts from Sara of Creative Jewish Mom. Have fun learning about and celebrating… Continue Reading →

Weekend Make and Takes: Christmas

Here’s a few fun crafts I’ve found to help celebrate Christmas. With only 20 days left until Christmas, you better get crafting! Felted Christmas Trees by Purl Bee (pictured above) Eco Christmas Gift Wrap by Zakka Life Snowmen Ornaments by… Continue Reading →

Kid-Friendly Menorah for Hanukkah

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday again today. Come see how we got to do some finger painting to celebrate Hanukkah!

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