Tag: Arts & Crafts

47 Cheap, Fun Things to do this Weekend from WiseBread

By Jason Topp Ever have a conversation that goes like this…? “What do you want to do this weekend?” *Shoulder shrug* “I dunno, whatta you wanna do?” *Shoulder shrug and sigh* “I dunno; there’s nothing to ever do around here.” I’ve had conversations like that many times in the past, but not anymore. I’m learning [...]read more47 Cheap, Fun Things to do this Weekend from WiseBread

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

POPSICLE STICK SCARECROW MAGNET

Supplies: Popsicle Sticks Craft Paint(orange, white, black, red) Raffia Cardstock / Cardboard Hot Glue Gun / Glue Elmer’s Glue Magnets   Directions: 1. Start off by using Elmer’s glue to glue on your craft sticks, 7 of them, to your cardstock or cardboard. It really doesn’t matter what you use for the backing just as long [...]read morePOPSICLE STICK SCARECROW MAGNET

Halloween Glow in the Dark Pumpkins

    Supplies: Glow in the dark spray pain Full page printable label paper Pumpkins   Instructions: Clean pumpkins to eliminate dirt so faces stick well Visit http://onelittleproject.com/glow-in-the-dark-pumpkins/ for free printable face cutouts Print pumpkin faces on full page printable label paper Cutout faces and peel off label backing to stick to pumpkin Press down [...]read moreHalloween Glow in the Dark Pumpkins