Tin Foil Craft

Tin Foil Craft

Today, I needed a quick craft to distract my kids and keep them busy while we waited to leave the house. I got an idea about a simple, tin foil craft to decorate the table for Christmas dinner. N got to work making name cards for the table and then made different Christmasy shapes out of tin foil (present, tree, santa hat, ornament, etc.). I think her plan is to set … [Read more...]

All About Me Poster

All About Me Poster

Put your junk mail to good use and make an All About Me poster! Armed with a stack of grocery flyers, toy store ads, circulars and a few simple art supplies, your preschooler can make a cool poster AND he'll get some hands-on sorting practice, a key early math skill. What You Need: Junk mail ads (grocery circulars, toy store advertisements, etc.) Newspaper Safety … [Read more...]

Artist Study – Piet Mondrian

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A Homeschool Artist Study - Piet Mondrian In our homeschool we did an artist study, learning about different artists and then creating a piece in the likeness of that artist. Piet Mondrian was an artist my girls had learned about in preschool and LOVED, so we decided to add to what they already knew and study him again! Check out books from your local library, and use the … [Read more...]

Pokemon Crafts and Activities for Kids

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Pokemon is all over the place, including our house! Here are 12 awesome Pokemon Crafts and Activities for Kids that you will LOVE! Use this FREE, printable to make your own DIY Pokemon Cards. This is my FAVORITE Pokemon idea from And Next Comes L because my kids will spend hours creating and trading these cards. She also has a printable for designing your own pokeballs. LOVE … [Read more...]

Fall Crafts for Kids

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There is something about Fall weather that makes me want to hunker down and do a craft together. Here are three of our favorite Fall Crafts for Kids.... Fall Cardboard Craft for Kids This is such a simple and fun craft for children of all ages! You can do it with a Fall shape (like this witches' hat) or any themed shape. Thanksgiving Centerpiece Craft for Kids This is … [Read more...]

Pokemon Craft

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  These pokeballs are such a fun Pokemon craft! They are perfect to make on a rainy day or at a Pokemon themed party and with the current Pokemon Go craze, this Pokemon craft is a hit with all ages! Materials: styrofoam balls paint paint brushes craft foam (optional)   Add multiple coats of paint to the styrofoam. We added a circle piece … [Read more...]

100 Pool Noodle Activities

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  100 Pool Noodle Activities for you and your children Stock up on pool noodles now and take a look at my Pinterest board for over 100 Pool Noodle Activities! From learning activities to games and Science experiments to crafts there will be something you just HAVE to try! From DIY costumes to parent hacks, these 100 Pool Noodle Activities are for you! … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Art for Kids

Christmas Tree Art for Kids

  Children of any age will enjoy creating this Christmas Tree Art. What a great gift that kids can make for someone they love!   First, purchase any size/type of canvas from the craft store. It really doesn’t matter what size you use. Using painter’s tape, cut angled strips of tape that form an abstract Christmas tree shape and place the tape directly on the … [Read more...]

Kid Made Thanksgiving Placemats

Kid Made Thanksgiving Placemats

My girls LOVE to color so we turned these Kid Made Thanksgiving Placemats into something even cooler...Crayon Resist Placemats! I hope to make this an annual tradition. The first step is to color, having the kids use more pressure with the crayon so you can see and feel a “waxy build-up” on the paper. It doesn’t have to be so hard the crayons break, but the more wax, the … [Read more...]

Easy Fall Craft for Preschoolers

Fall Craft for Preschoolers

  This is a very inexpensive and easy Fall craft for preschoolers. It took a few days to finish, but the results were worth it! We started with about 4-5 different pieces of Halloween/Fall scrapbook paper from Hobby Lobby and then cut/tore out the individual images and designs we liked. Cutting was a great activity for my 4 year old to practice, as was tearing the … [Read more...]

Kid Made Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Kid Made Thanksgiving Centerpieces

This kid made Thanksgiving centerpiece is simple and so fun to make together! It is an eye catching and meaningful centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. Take a peek at how much fun we had making this together. Sponsored by RealTimes - Saves your pictures and videos and turns them into beautiful stories for you. Share them with your friends and family and relive them … [Read more...]

Garden Markers Craft

Garden Markers Craft

My niece and I share a love of all things artsy and last weekend we decided to add a little pizazz to my garden with homemade garden markers. We found a bunch of nice rocks that had a flat face and decided to paint them as markers for the garden. I do not like to use the little plastic sticks showing what you have growing in the garden. I prefer to have something a little … [Read more...]