Kids Crafts

Weird Science

Back when I posted about applesauce, I saved one apple to experiment on. When I was teaching Kindergarten, this was a fun month long science project that my students loved, so I decided to do it with my kids. They… Continue Reading →

No-Sew Park Ponchos

We have been going to the park almost everyday. It is not too hot, not too cold. But the breeze has been kicking up a little. I am on the bench shivering from the wind. I went to the car… Continue Reading →

Wooden Spoon Puppets

My son loves to do a puppet show for anyone who goes into the bathroom with wooden spoons. He sticks the spoons under the door and does silly voices. I think it is sooo funny. So when I saw this… Continue Reading →

Making Fun Apple Prints

Apples are one of my favorite things about fall. There are so many things to do with apples. Even though they are available most of the year, they are best in the fall. My parents have many apple trees and… Continue Reading →

Toilet Paper Rolls

As a former teacher, I collected tons of household supplies like empty toilet paper rolls, baby food jars, formula cans, paper towel rolls, and egg cartons. I still have this need to save all the toilet paper rolls for some… Continue Reading →

Bottle Bird Feeder

I just saw this great idea for a Homemade Bird Feeder in the September issue of Family Fun Magazine (I love this magazine!!). This Bottle Bird Feeder is easy to make and fun for the kids to watch as birds… Continue Reading →

Kids Craft Weekly Newsletter

I am signed up to receive the Kids Craft Weekly Newsletter and I absolutely love it. I have been getting it for the last 2 issues. The newsletter comes in an email once a month. The creator/editor Amber, is from… Continue Reading →

Recycled Chunky Crayons

I know you have some crayons that are short, stubby, paper gone or in shreds. Perfect crayons don’t last long. I have a solution for all of those left over and unwanted stubby crayons. Here’s my version of how to… Continue Reading →

Tinkerbell’s Birthday

My daughter’s nickname is Tinkerbell, named by her Grandpa. It fits her to a tee. Sweet and cute, but also, sassy and feisty. This year we had a Tinkerbell party for her 2 year old birthday. Here are a few… Continue Reading →

Back to School Supplies

Maybe it’s the heat, but I am looking so forward to the Fall. You can’t miss the feeling as you walk into any supermarket and see the shelves lined with school supplies already in need. I have even spotted Halloween… Continue Reading →

Wet Water Sponge Toys

These water sponges soak up tons of water and pack a wet watery punch when thrown. They are easy to make and fun for the kids to throw. Here is how to make Wet Water Sponges. Buy new kitchen sponges… Continue Reading →

Rainy Day Jar

We don’t have the Rainy Day Blues anymore and want to help you get over them too. It is the first of June and a rainstorm hit the area, kept us up all night. So to mend those blues, we… Continue Reading →

Surf’s Up with Wave Jars

Surf’s up in these fun Wave Jars that you can make with the kids. You will find out that oil and water just dont mix and it’s a good thing. It is fun to discover things in science. I never… Continue Reading →

Get Your Hands Messy with Oobleck

Oobleck, the stuff kids dream about – getting messy. The name sounds fun, doesn’t it? I wrote earlier about Playdough, which is great, but Oobleck takes the cake. This substance is only made with 2 ingredients: water and cornstarch. Cornstarch… Continue Reading →

ABC Letter Books

Make a fun ABC Letter Book with your child who is ready to start learning letters or practice their letters. We just searched through old magazines to find pictures that started with a particular letter. I needed an activity to… Continue Reading →

Top 10 Crafting Supplies I Can’t Live Without

Here’s a list of my project must haves. I keep all these items at my fingertips for all my crafting needs. 10. Scissors: a good spendy pair of scissors, for cutting fabric and a plethora of other things! As a… Continue Reading →

A Little Peace and Quiet Book

My sister, Stephanie, and I came up with this Quiet Activity Book for our kids to play with when we need them to be quiet, especially during church. It is the perfect activity for them to play with for up… Continue Reading →

Playdough Placemats

If you know kids like mine, they could eat and sleep in playdough. Now if you are like me, you cringe when they ask to play with it. It gets everywhere, on the floor, in the carpet, in their clothes,… Continue Reading →

Handmade Ballerina TuTu

This week I have discovered that the fabric “tulle” feels weird. I am making a ballerina type tutu for my daughter. She is only 18 months, but I am too excited about girl things that I am starting early. She… Continue Reading →

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