Safe Mini Water Beads

Safe Mini Water Beads
I have seen many posts about using water beads for sensory play for kids and, while they are non-toxic, I sometimes wonder how good of an idea it is to use these beads with very young children who still might … Read More...

Painting with Magnets

painting with magnets

Check out this unique painting project shared on the Emma Owl blog. Make sure you read through the post and discover what they learned as this project rolled out and check out the dimensional, finished projects. I can see using … Read More...

Free Printable Coloring Page Bookmarks

Free Printable Coloring Page Bookmarks

I love the look of these bookmarks, don’t you?  Print them out and let your kids color them as they please. Perhaps having personalized bookmarks will encourage them to not only read, but also help them keep track of schoolwork … Read More...

Leaf-Stenciled Canvas

Leaf-Stenciled Canvas
I know many of us are still enjoying summer and don’t even want to think about autumn (and what follows it), but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start thinking about some fall decorations. This colorful autumn wall hanging is made … Read More...

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DVD Case turned Pencil Case

DVD Case turned Pencil Case

I love recycling projects so when I ran across this cool case to hold pencils, I just had to share! Stacy decorated an old DVD case and used cardboard and colorful paper to transform it into a cool pencil case. … Read More...

Mini Macchias

Mini Macchias
A third grade class made these mini Macchias after studying Dale Chihuly’s sculptures. While I could go into Dale Chihuly and his artwork I could never do it justice so I will just say here that he made colorful — … Read More...

Art Face

Art Face

Even though this post isn’t written in English, I don’t think you need to be able to read about this art project to be able to understand it (of course, if you want to read it, you can easily translate … Read More...

Circle Art

Circle Art

Looking for a fun and easy art activity? Check out this painting project shared by Cindy on Skip To My Lou. All you need is paper, paint, and a variety of round objects. Young kids will enjoy simply making the … Read More...

Build a Catapult

Build a Catapult
It seems like it is a lot easier to find craft projects for girls than it is to find craft projects for boys. For this reason, I am always excited when I run across something that will especially iterest boys, … Read More...

14 Treasure Bins for Baby

14 Treasure Bins for Baby
When it comes to planning lessons, your mind probably thinks of elementary-aged kids, preschoolers, and even toddlers. I am sure most people would think to plan learning lessons for babies, but this is actually the age group that is sometimes … Read More...

Painting Trees through the Seasons

Painting Trees through the Seasons
If you want to start a discussion about the different seasons, now is the perfect time. This nature activity, which can easily be done outside, is made using 4 twigs you can gather from your yard. Attach the twigs to … Read More...

Home-Made Toy Car Wash

Home-Made Toy Car Wash
I love projects like this… There is so much fun to be had and so much learning to do!  Visit the Filth Wizardry blog and discover how to use an old box, wrapping paper roll, felt, and a few other … Read More...

Paper Plate Loom

Paper Plate Loom

People seem to love when I share weaving projects so here you go… Discover how easy it is to weave small trivets using little more than a paper plate and leftover yarn. The folks over at Krokotak not only show … Read More...

How to make a Stegosaurus Dinosaur

How to make a Stegosaurus Dinosaur
I have a whole drawer full of styrofoam balls and I never seem to have a fun project to do with them…  and then I ran across this amazing dinosaur! Sharon, from Crafts ‘n Coffee, created this Stegosaurus using a … Read More...