Categories Archives: Crafts

Blow Painting With Straws

Courtesy of artfulparent.com MATERIALS Tag board, card stock, or other heavy paper Liquid watercolor paint* Dropper or pipette Drinking straws *If you don’t have liquid watercolor paint, you can use watered-down food coloring or watered-down tempera paint. INSTRUCTIONS First, set up for the activity. Place a sheet of paper on a tray with sides (a [...]read moreBlow Painting With Straws

Butterfly Handprint Card

Courtesy of thebestideasforkids.com   These butterfly handprint cards are adorable! We love that these are made from your child’s handprint too. It adds such a nice personal touch. And they are perfect to give for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day! There is a really cute poem you can add to it also (print off and [...]read moreButterfly Handprint Card

RECYCLED TP ROLL EASTER BUNNY AND EGG STAMPS

Project courtesy of alicewingerden.com All you need for this project are three toilet paper rolls, a glue gun and then paper and paint for the little ones. To begin, fold one side of a toilet paper roll to a sharp point. Do this with another roll, and now you have the ears. Leave the last [...]read moreRECYCLED TP ROLL EASTER BUNNY AND EGG STAMPS

Tie Dye Easter Eggs

Ingredients Hard Boiled Eggs Food Colouring Paper Towel Water Spray Bottle Tiny Elastics or Twist Ties Table Fan Instructions Tear apart the paper towels into small rectangles. Place a cool, dry egg in the middle of the paper towel. Wrap the paper towel up and around the egg so it’s completely covered. Twist the top [...]read moreTie Dye Easter Eggs

5 Easy Wacky Wednesday Craft Ideas

Almost every kid’s craft has the opportunity to get a little wacky. Especially if you have glitter around the house! Let’s keep the wacky a little more low key and less mess: Switch out painting supplies: use a toothbrush, stick with leaves at the end, or celery and green onions instead of a paintbrush to [...]read more5 Easy Wacky Wednesday Craft Ideas

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