Kids Crafts

Post Your Crafts on Our Flickr Group

I just want to reminder you all of our Make and Takes Flickr Group. There’s already some great crafty pictures to see. What other fun crafty things have you been up to and need to add to our group? Come… Continue Reading →

Star Wars Birthday Party Ideas

My son turned 6 last week and we celebrated with a Star Wars party.  He eats, sleeps, and plays Star Wars, so it was no surprise he chose this as the party theme. I’m sharing details of the party, games… Continue Reading →

Coloring Coffee Filter Snowflakes

We made paper snowflakes at our house last year, so I thought I’d try it a little different this time with coffee filters. Coffee filters are great for craft projects, especially snowflakes as they already have a circle shape. We… Continue Reading →

Super Silly Snowman Links

If you’re loving the snow and need more of it OR if you have no snow and want to play in it, here are some great links sharing fun in the snow with fabulous snowman crafts and goodies. Snowman Goodies:… Continue Reading →

Recycled Grocery Bag Snowman

My grocery bags have been piling up and in need of recycling. So I adapted this Grocery Bag Snowman from the Grocery Bag Bunny idea we got from Kids Craft Weekly. This little snowman used up a bunch of my… Continue Reading →

Simple Games for Passing the Time

With 3 little kiddies and long lines at the grocery store, I’ve been getting pretty good at coming up with quick games to help pass the time. Something fun to keep their attention before they get too restless. These games… Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve Noise Makers

My kids have yet to make it to midnight on New Year’s Eve, but this year my son is determined to stay up… we’ll see! So in preparation, we’re gathering our pots, pans, and noise makers for the big count… Continue Reading →

Picture Perfect Puzzles

Here’s a perfect activity to do over the School Holiday Break… PUZZLES! We’re loving this Disney puzzle. If you know the characters then you know where every piece goes! My kids are great at helping me find the matching colors…. Continue Reading →

Empty Wrapping Paper Rolls

Playing with the empty wrapping paper rolls has been just as much fun as the toys wrapped inside the paper! Here’s what we’ve been crafting with our Empty Wrapping Paper Rolls: Darth Maul Light Saber – black “gorilla” tape, red… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Kwanzaa with Kids

Today starts the week long celebration of Kwanzaa. Here are a few fun stories about Kwanzaa, sharing what this holiday is all about. K is for Kwanzaa Seven Days of Kwanzaa My First Kwanzaa Book Kwanzaa Kids Here are some… Continue Reading →

Holiday m&m Taste Testing

With so many red and green m&ms available during the Holidays, I thought it would be fun to mix them all up in a bowl and have an m&m Taste Test. We closed our eyes, picked one out, and popped… Continue Reading →

Classroom Holiday Party Ideas

Are you in charge of your child’s classroom holiday party at school? I’ve compiled a few fun and easy games, crafts, and activities to play for some winter party fun! Crafts for a Holiday Classroom Party: Simple Jingle Bell Holders:… Continue Reading →

Stained Glass Christmas Trees

I’m contributing over at Alpha Mom again today (the first Thursday of each month). So, come on over to Alpha Mom’s – Once Upon a Holiday to see how we made these fun Paper Stained Glass Christmas Trees. They’re shining… Continue Reading →

Bead Your Own Ornaments

Pipe cleaner and craft beads go hand in hand. If my kids need something to do, I pull out the container with these two supplies. They’re easy for little hands and the beads stay put on the pipe cleaner. Here… Continue Reading →

Fall Acorn Crafty Magnets

After leaf crunching and turkey making, there’s still a few projects we’re making for Fall. These Acorn Magnets are perfect for displaying the Fall craft projects the kids have made at school. Supplies for Acorn Magnets: acorns magnets – they… Continue Reading →

Crafts From Thanksgiving Past

Here’s what we were making this time last year! Have fun being crafty in time for Turkey Day. Thankful Banner using items mostly from nature. ~~~ Thankful Centerpiece, getting your guests involved at the table. ~~~ A few more Thanksgiving… Continue Reading →

Crunchy Fall Leaf Pictures

We’ve crunched up egg shells, we’ve glittered sand pictures, now we’re crunching up leaves to make Fall Leaf Pictures. I drew a picture of a leaf, my son drew a picture of a pumpkin, and my daughter drew lovely swirly… Continue Reading →

Pressing, Drying, & Sorting Leaves

We’re getting some leaves ready for crafting. We’re pressing, drying, and sorting the leaves we’ve collected. Later this week, I’ll be sharing a few fun crafts we’ve been making with our collected dried leaves. For Pressing Leaves: Place a fresh… Continue Reading →

Counting Down to Turkey Time

We had so much fun counting down to Halloween last month, that we had to do it again for November (and I’m sure for December too!) We’re removing one feather each day, counting down until the turkey gets gobbled on… Continue Reading →

Alpha Mom – Adding Flare to a Witch Hat

Alpha Mom, a great site for moms, has just started a new holiday column featured on Thursdays called, Once Upon a Holiday. Fun ideas for every holiday will be shared and I’m lucky enough to add my contribution once a… Continue Reading →

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