Categories Archives: Crafts

President’s Day Craft

Presidents’ Day is celebrated in honor of George Washington, the first U.S. president. Former President Abraham Lincoln also had a birthday in the month of February, and so Presidents’ Day has often been associated with those two presidents. However, it’s changed over the years and has also been said to celebrate the office of the [...]read morePresident’s Day Craft

8 Fun Family Movie Night Ideas!

1.  Print Admission Tickets – How about giving the kids a ticket to Family Movie Night before they head out the door in the morning.  It’ll give them something fun to look forward to all day.  You can print some adorable movie tickets at Dabbles and Babbles. 2.  Let the Kids Make Dinner – Keep dinner simple with some [...]read more8 Fun Family Movie Night Ideas!

Valentine’s M&M Butterfly Treats

Here is an adorable gift idea for Valentine’s Day ~ m&m butterflies! The kids can even help make them for classmates, teachers, etc! It also would look cute with pink jelly beans or any other candy. They are really simple to make and you could do them for any occasion, not just Valentine’s Day. Materials Needed: [...]read moreValentine’s M&M Butterfly Treats

Empathy Game: A Tool to Teach Kids to Be Considerate from Moments A Day

EMPATHY GAME: A TOOL TO TEACH KIDS TO BE CONSIDERATE {FREE PRINTABLE} Summary: A printable empathy game plus prop ideas for making it fun for kids, to practice stepping into someone else’s shoes and develop consideration for others.   “What’s she feeling, sweetheart?” I am asking my son to stop and think about the way [...]read moreEmpathy Game: A Tool to Teach Kids to Be Considerate from Moments A Day

25 Easy Science Experiments for Kids from Red Tricycle

Christal Y. 25 Classic Science Experiments for Kids Science for kids doesn’t need special equipment or a PhD. Easy, at-home science experiments can be done right in your own kitchen (or yard) and usually with ingredients you already have at home or can easily get. We’ve rounded up 25 classic concoctions, perfect for your curious crew. [...]read more25 Easy Science Experiments for Kids from Red Tricycle

20 After-School Activities That Are Actually Fun from BuzzFeed

Posted by: Chanel Parks Because your kids are always in the pursuit of happiness. And hey, they might learn from these too (but don’t tell them that)! First, you should probably invest your time on an “Activity Board.” thestoriesofa2z.com Now on to the things you should pin on it… 1. Snack Art meetthedubiens.com Have snack and play at the [...]read more20 After-School Activities That Are Actually Fun from BuzzFeed

10 After-School Activities and Games for Kids from Care.com Community

Posted by Marcia Hudgel  Marcia is a writer living in Cleveland, Ohio.   School’s out for the day. But what should you do with the kids? Time to come up with some fun, creative ways to keep the kids entertained until dinnertime. Of course, homework is waiting, but is it better to have kids start on [...]read more10 After-School Activities and Games for Kids from Care.com Community

101 After-School Activities for Kids from Care.com Community

Posted by Kayla Mossien  Kayla is a writer for prominent blogs and websites and is the former editor-in-chief of PARENTGUIDE News. It’s no secret that after-school activities do wonders for a child’s development. They are linked to improving social skills, grades, overall coordination, sense-of-self and relationships with adults other than mom and dad. After-school programs and [...]read more101 After-School Activities for Kids from Care.com Community

Thumbprint Christmas Lights Craft

SUPPLIES: – Black Magic Marker/Sharpie – Different Colored Stamp Pads – White Paper – Colored Construction Paper – Glue Stick INSTRUCTIONS: 1. on the white paper, draw a line with the black marker to represent the christmas light string. 2. have your child press their thumb into the stamp pads and decorate the string with [...]read moreThumbprint Christmas Lights Craft

Holiday Fabric Tree Ornaments

TO MAKE THIS CRAFT YOU WILL NEED fabric remnants 6-inch cinnamon sticks yellow buttons low-temperature hot glue gun twine scissors DIRECTIONS 1. After gathering supplies, cut the fabric into 6-inch by .75-inch strips. 2. Tie the fabric scraps onto the cinnamon stick. I tied each strip with a square knot (right over left, then left [...]read moreHoliday Fabric Tree Ornaments