Fir Tree from Colored Paper Strips

Fir Tree from Colored Paper StripsI ran across this fir tree project and couldn’t wait to share it. Honestly, doesn’t the finished trees look like something you could buy at an expensive boutique? I did!

You won’t believe how easy they are to make. The … Read More...

Balancing Robot

Balancing Robot

This is a great science experiment that your child will never suspect is a science experiment. If your child loves science, you can explain to them how this robot will help them learn more about balance and the center of … Read More...

A Jingle Bell Painted Art Project for Kids

A Jingle Bell Painted Art Project for Kids

Last week I showed my granddaughter’s how to make jingle bells anklets (using bells and chenille stems) and it didn’t take very long for everyone to get annoyed by the noise. Of course, my granddaughter’s were having so much fun … Read More...

Wreaths For The Birds

Wreaths For The Birds

Madeline, from Barefoot Childhood, created her own wreaths, and then, as if that wasn’t enough, she turned them into bird feeders. She made the wreaths out of Muscadine vines, but you can use any thin, flexible branches or vines. If … Read More...

Paper Plate Peppermint Candy Tutorial

Paper Plate Peppermint Candy Tutorial

Amy, from Amy D…Randomly Me, originally just posted a picture of this fun holiday decoration. She got so many emails from people asking how she made it, she decided to write up this tutorial — lucky for us because they … Read More...

Sudsy Snowman Kids Craft

Sudsy Snowman Kids Craft

I am so glad I found this project when my young granddaughters were visiting because this is something I knew they would enjoy! This project is just as simple — and fun — as it looks!  Glue a mouth, nose, … Read More...

Lego Math Game

Lego Math Game

If your household (or classroom) seems to have an over-abundance of Legos perhaps you would like to try this Lego math game posted by Ness from One Perfect Day. Her son in a visual learner so she thought he would … Read More...

Fries for Me Math Game

Fries for Me Math Game
It seems like I have been on a math kick lately with the projects I have been sharing, but anytime I find a creative way to teach kids I just want to share them immediately! This french fry themed math … Read More...

Giant Craft Stick Snowflakes

Giant Craft Stick Snowflakes

If you are looking for a great project older kids will enjoy, check out this tutorial shared by Monica on Crafty Nest. Not only will the kids have fun making these over-sized snowflakes, they will also be learning how to … Read More...

Racing Reindeer Number Line Activity

Racing Reindeer Number Line Activity

If you are looking for a timely way to get kids excited about working on number recognition and counting, make this simple reindeer game. Gather together a clothespin for each player, a chenille stem for each clothespin, and two google … Read More...

Hardware Store Menorah

Hardware Store Menorah
I know I have been sharing plenty of Christmas projects… But I am always keeping my eyes open for projects you can make in honor of other December celebrations. When I can across this fast and easy Hanukkah craft made … Read More...

Frozen snowflake headbands

Frozen snowflake headbands

I think it is safe to say that the popularity of all things related to the FROZEN movie is still going strong… If you know a FROZEN fan, I highly recommend this unique craft. Even if you don’t know a … Read More...

DIY Pipe Cleaner Trees Christmas Craft

DIY Pipe Cleaner Trees Christmas Craft
Jessica, from Play Trains, originally designed these fun pine trees to use with a train set, but they make perfect Christmas decorations and ornaments. All that you need to make one or more of these adorable trees are pipe cleaners … Read More...

Clothes Pin Dolls

Clothes Pin Dolls

Join in with the clothespin fun shared by Vicki on her Art with Kids blog. Follow her suggestions and you can learn how to make fashionable dolls out of old-fashioned clothespins, chenille stems, and fabric scraps. This is a great … Read More...

Snow Globes

Snow Globes

This fun winter craft is a great way to use photos of kids. The finished project would make a fun decoration or even a special gift. Start out by taking pictures of the kids. Have them act out something they … Read More...