Corn Wreath

Corn Wreath
This wreath is easy and fun to make and it can be used to decorate for autumn, Halloween, and Thanksgiving! Melissa (from Real Life, One Day at a Time) created this adorable wreath , with her daughter, using bubble wrap. … Read More...

Happy Make a Hat Day

Happy Make a Hat Day
Did you know that September 15th is make a hat day?  I am not sure wow or how this holiday came about, but I think it is a great excuse to craft! In honor of this special day, why not … Read More...

Hand Print Apples in a Basket

Hand Print Apples in a Basket

Celebrate autumn by making one of these adorable basket full of apples. Sandy, from Moments of Motherhood, made this with her daughter and then was nice enough to explain the process so you can make one too!

The apples are … Read More...

Frozen Dinosaur Eggs

Frozen Dinosaur Eggs
I suppose this project might be a good one for the middle of summer, when the weather outside is hot and it would feel great to play with a chunk of ice, it really can be fun any time of … Read More...

Kandinsky Trees

Kandinsky Trees
Jen, from Draw the Line At, is an art teacher who made this project with her students while learning about Wassily Kandinsky. To make these amazing trees, they started out painting a sky using blue and purple tempera paint … Read More...

DIY Kids Coins

DIY Kids Coins
Kaly, from Ode to Life and Loves, created these two-sided coins for her boys to play with while learning counting, sorting, and matching. To make the container, she simply covered a cocoa can with scrapbook paper and then cut a … Read More...

Rainbow Chickpeas

Rainbow Chickpeas
I have colored rice and noodles for craft projects and sensory play, but I have never thought of coloring dried chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans).  Dyan, from And Next Comes L, made these for her kids to play with … Read More...

Apple Orchard Sensory Bin

Apple Orchard Sensory Bin
If you are teaching young kids about apples, I highly suggest making them a sensory bin, like this amazing one put together by Rachel from I {heart} Craftsy Things.

She started off by pouring some dried black beans into a … Read More...

Sand Paper Art

Sand Paper Art
Turkey Mom, from Blog Me Mom, let her kids have some fun experimenting with art supplies and sand paper. They tried painting on super fine sand paper using liquid chalk that she made using water, cornstarch and food coloring. On … Read More...

Cardboard Tube Ghoul Family

Cardboard Tube Ghoul Family

Start saving your cardboard tubes (toilet paper and paper towel rolls) right now! That way, the next time you are in the mood to be creative, you can make some of these cool ghouls.

Amanda, from Crafts by Amanda, created … Read More...

Simple DIY Chore Chart

Simple DIY Chore Chart
While this wonderful chore chart would be great to make for home, it could also be useful in  a classroom. Make a magnet for each student, and you can use it to keep track of a bunch of things!

Kim, … Read More...

Tissue Paper Apple

Tissue Paper Apple
This craft project is perfect for a back-to-school project, an autumn decoration, or both! Stacey, from Glued to My Crafts explains how to make an apple using a paper plate and red tissue paper pieces. I love that it is … Read More...

Simple Sewing for Preschoolers

Simple Sewing for Preschoolers
Samantha, from Stir the Wonder, gets together with some blogging friends weekly to share fun activities for young children that help them build small motor skills. Is was for one of these round-ups she create this simple sewing project. I … Read More...

How to Make a Marionette

How to Make a Marionette
I love projects that look complicated but are actually easy to make, like this adorable, goofy bird marionette.  The body and head are simple styrofoam balls that are decorated with feathers and a piece cut from a feather boa. The … Read More...

My Place in the World

My Place in the World
This is a wonderful project you can use to help teach kids a little bit about geography. You start off with a paper plate. Next, you cut out a circle that is about an inch smaller than the paper plate. … Read More...

Make Your Own Laptop for Kids

Make Your Own Laptop for Kids

Sorry to disappoint if you thought you would find directions for making a real laptop for your kids…  This creative laptop is made of felt

Danielle, from Busy Mom’s Helper, came up with this fun idea. She made them as … Read More...

Stained Glass Leaves

Stained Glass Leaves
As the leaves on the trees outside your windows start to turn colors and fall to the ground, why not make some equally colorful leaves to hang in your windows?!? Follow the easy step-by-step directions shared by Jennifer on her … Read More...

Kid’s Puffer Fish Craft

Kid’s Puffer Fish Craft
It is always fun to find new ways to do more traditional crafts, like painting. Hop on over to the Crafty Mornings blog and see how Michelle had some fun painting with a fork. She created this puffer fish using … Read More...