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Brown paper bag puppet.

Making a Paper Bag Santa PuppetThis is a page about making a paper bag Santa puppet. Making paper bag puppets is a fun activity for you and the kids to work on.

 

Plastic Cup Marshmallow Shooter

Making a Plastic Cup Marshmallow ShooterThis is a page about making a plastic cup marshmallow shooter. You can easily make a fun and safe projectile toy with plastic cups and marshmallows.

 

Finished license front.

How to Make a Kid "Drivers License"Making a drivers license for you child is a fun craft project for you and your kid to work on together. This is a page about how to make a kid "drivers license".

 

finished name snowflake

Making a Name SnowflakeThis is a page about making a name snowflake. Using your name as the cutting lines on a paper snowflake is a fun variation on this popular craft.

 

Child's Felt Book - cover

Making a Child's Felt BookUse pre-cut sheets of felt to create a unique book. The pages can be decorated with any of you previous crafts and kid crafts that you desire. Here is an idea to start from.

 

Fingerprint Christmas Lights

Making Fingerprint Christmas LightsThis is a page about making fingerprint Christmas lights. Kids love fingerprint crafts. They are versatile and easy to do. Christmas is the perfect time to create this fun decoration.

 

Girl Playing with Colorful Playdough

Homemade Play Dough RecipesThis page is about homemade play dough. It is easy to make and many fun things can be made with this medium.

 

Indoor Snowball Fight Kit

Making an Indoor Snowball Fight KitAn indoor snowball fight can be fun any season. This is a page about making an indoor snowball fight kit.

 

A can of shaving cream.

How to Make Finger Paints with Shaving CreamShaving cream mixed with Kool-Aid is one way to make fun finger paints for your little ones. This is a page about how to make finger paints with shaving cream.

 

Pipe Cleaner Bracelets

Making Pipe Cleaner BraceletsThis is a page about making pipe cleaner bracelets. This easy craft is perfect for the kids. Using pipe cleaners also keeps the cost of this jewelry craft down.

 

Colorful Homemade Clay

Homemade Clay RecipesThis page contains homemade clay recipes. Make your own clay for kids' crafts and your own projects.

 

Bobby Pin Thumb Piano - finished piano

How to Make a Bobby Pin Thumb PianoMaking one of these hand held musical instruments is a great project to work on with your children. This is a page about how to make a bobby pin thumb piano.

 

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little girl with a ball of the dough

How to Make Shaving Cream Snow DoughMix shaving cream and baking soda to make this fun to play with dough. This is a page about how to make shaving cream snow dough.

 

Toilet Paper Tube Confetti Launcher

Making a Paper Tube Confetti LauncherThis is a page about making a toilet paper tube confetti launcher. With minimal supplies you and the kids can make this fun confetti launcher.

 

St. Patrick's Day Craft

St. Patrick's Day Crafts for KidsThis page contains St. Patrick's Day crafts for kids. Making holiday crafts with children is always a fun educational experience.

 

Paper Bag Reindeer Puppet

Making a Paper Bag Reindeer PuppetThis page is about making a paper bag reindeer puppet. A simple, fun winter holiday craft to make and play with the kids.

 

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Making "Jesus" Sandals?I'm in need of clever and simple ideas for how kids (ages 6-12) could make sandals similar to what Jesus wore. 30 kids will make them, so we'd need a fairly inexpensive material stronger than construction paper.

 

Fingerprint Snow Globe - completed snowman snow globe project

Fingerprint Snow Globe Kids' CraftFingerprint art projects are a perfect activity for younger children. Making a cute paper and paint snow globe is a fun winter project. This is a page about fingerprint snow globe kids' craft.

 

Easter Egg Sound Matching Activity - child shakes egg and guesses what is inside

Easter Egg Sound Matching ActivityAn excellent pre-school activity for your little ones is easy to make using plastic Easter eggs and various inclusions. Guessing what is inside the egg is a fun game for 2 or more children. This is a page about putting together an Easter egg sound matching activity.

 

Sants from a Tootsie Pop

Tootsie Pop Craft IdeasThis is a page about Tootsie Pop craft ideas. Tootsie Pops can be used to create many cute seasonal decorations and gifts.

 

Illustration of a fruit tree with many different kinds of fruit.

Fruit of the Spirit Craft Ideas?In the Bible Paul speaks of the attributes of a christian life summed up as the "fruit of the Spirit" This is a page about fruit of the Spirit craft ideas.

 

finished chunky rainbow crayons

Making Rainbow Crayons from Broken PiecesThis is a page about make a rainbow crayon from broken pieces. Recycle old broken crayons into new pretty rainbow crayons.

 

Religious themed cottage cheese Easter basket.

Bible School Craft IdeasThis is a page about Bible school craft ideas. Kids attending Bible school love to make crafts to accompany their studies.

 

Homemade Flubber - plastic storage bowl with pink flubber

Making Homemade FlubberThis is a page about making homemade flubber. Kids will love to play with this easy to make homemade flubber.

 

Pipe Cleaner Butterfly Ring - child's hand wearing the ring

How to Make a Pipe Cleaner Butterfly RingPipe cleaners have been a favorite toy and craft supply for decades. Fashion colored pipe cleaners into a cute butterfly ring following the instructions found on this page.

 

A spiral twirler for decoration, made from a paper plate.

Making a Paper Plate Wind TwirlerThis is a page about making a paper plate wind twirler. Try this easy kids' craft, made out of a simple paper plate.

 

Making an Egyptian Headdress - done

Making an Egyptian HeaddressFor school plays and cultural or history activities you may need to create something like this Egyptian headdress. This page contains the instructions and photos needed for making an Egyptian headdress.

 

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Paper Gingerbread Men

Making Paper Gingerbread MenThis is a page about making paper gingerbread men. Gingerbread men are delicious as cookies, but also a fun paper craft project to do with your children.

 

finished singing angles, three pink and two blue

Making Singing Fingerprint AngelsThis cute fingerprint angel craft is fun to have your young children work on. Their artwork can then be displayed, or incorporated into cards, gift tags, and more. This is a page about making singing fingerprint angels.

 

Making a Paper Lantern - finished lantern

How to Make a Simple Paper LanternColorful paper, a stapler or glue, and some cutting skills are all that is needed for this craft. With some help, even young children can get into the fun. This is a page about how to make a simple paper lantern.

 

Baby Shark from Easter Egg - ready to use as a bath toy

Making a Baby Shark from a Plastic Easter EggThe popular toddler baby shark song influenced this cute modification of a plastic egg. This is a page about making a baby shark from a plastic Easter egg.

 

Blue Moon Sand

Making Moon SandThis is a page about making moon sand. Moon sand is a fun moldable substance that kids love to play with. Making it at home is a great way to save money on this toy.

 

homemade toy canoe

Making a Toy CanoeThis is a page about making a toy canoe. Making a toy canoe is a good project to work on with your kids.

 

Making Paper Plate Angels

Making Paper Plate AngelsThis is a page about making paper plate angels. Paper plates are great to use for many children's crafts.

 

Puzzle Pieces

Making a Puzzle WreathThis is a page about making a puzzle wreath. Jigsaw puzzles with missing pieces or inexpensive new ones are a good source of crafting materials.

 

The sun as viewed through the pinhole viewer.

Making a Pinhole Solar Eclipse ViewerThis is a page about making a pinhole solar eclipse viewer. There are several ways to safely view a solar eclipse, one is the pinhole viewer.

 

Making a Pipe Cleaner Cat

Making a Pipe Cleaner CatThis is a page about making a pipe cleaner cat. Here is another cute kid's craft using that trusty craft supply, the pipe cleaner or chenille stem.

 

toilet paper tube and egg head clown

Egghead ClownCover the cardboard tube with white paper for the clown's body. Draw and cut arms and hands from white paper. Decorate these with marker.

 

A child painting a styrofoam craft.

Craft Ideas Using StyrofoamStyrofoam is a great material for upcycling into all sorts of crafts. Styrofoam is lightweight and easy to carve. It can also be purchased into all sorts of preformed shapes.

 

Kids' Artwork - Sweet Puppy Mosaic  - completed mosaic of dog with long floppy ears

Sweet Puppy MosaicLet the kids make a beautiful mosaic of a puppy, using materials from the pantry. Using different textures provides an ideal opportunity for fine motor and sensory stimulation, so this activity also allows ample learning opportunities.

 

Saturn Hanging Decoration - finished

Saturn Hanging DecorationHere is a fun craft for your child to do especially if they're currently learning about the solar system. Saturn is my daughter's favorite and we made this together. She liked it so much, we are going to hang it in her room.

 

Lego Minifig Toothpaste Cap - LEGO tube cap

Lego Minifig Toothpaste CapHere is a fun and cute craft to make with your toothpaste cap. Most caps look like this and have a 'bow' in the back. After you draw on it, put it back on the tube or use as finger puppet ! :)

 

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Rainbow Unicorn Wall Decoration - unicorn lying on a wood floor

Rainbow Unicorn Wall DecorationHere is an inexpensive and cute rainbow unicorn wall decoration made from paper, glitter paint, and some tulle. For a more sturdy unicorn, you could use white cardboard.

 

Dolls.

All-American Desk Sitter KidsMy daughter Julie is volunteering this summer, teaching English to under privileged kids in Egypt. She was looking for craft ideas, so I came up with these kids to sit on their desks.

 

Mess Free Painting for Kids - Ziploc bag filled with paint

Mess Free Painting for KidsA fun way to use paint without the mess is putting the paint in a Ziploc bag. Make sure the Ziploc bag is securely closed all the way and to not use too much paint.

 

Hanging CD Reflective Star Room Decor - star decoration hanging on an over the door hook

Hanging CD Reflective Star Room DecorMy son was inspired by our latest creation (Hanging CD Reflective Garden Decoration). He actually asked how come they had to go outside only. And inspired by the 4th of July Craft Stick Star with Streamers project, he wanted to make this creation for his room (a combination of both crafts)!

 

Rocking Paper Bird - finished pink paper rocking bird

Rocking Paper BirdThis one is a cute craft you can teach your kids to make to release the boredom from being stuck at home. Find colorful papers and make these cute little birds for your young ones.

 

Marble Painted Paper Spider Web - hot glue other insects inside of the web

Making a Marble Painted Paper Spider WebMost kids are fascinated by insects and enjoy learning about them. Some may be more reluctant to get close, while others can't wait to. Spiders are technically considered to be arachnids and not insects, and students love to learn that too. I still include spiders in my spring insect theme, as well as during Halloween. One of the easiest and most fun activities I have students do is this marble painted web. They get to use items to paint with that they have probably never used before. That's always exciting! The webs look pretty great hanging up too!

 

toilet paper tube binoculars

Making Safari BinocularsYou and children of any age can make these simple binoculars with just some toilet paper rolls, green/brown/black crayons and markers, stapler, a hole punch and yarn.

 

Dandelion Playdough - ball of dough with dandelion flowers next to it

Dandelion PlaydoughThis is an easy to make recipe for homemade play dough that uses dandelion flowers for natural coloring! Advertisement

 

A small sand terrarium with butterflies around.

Making a Sand Terrarium or Fairy GardenHere is a super fun sand terrarium/fairy garden you can make with your kids. The supplies needed could be found around your house.

 

Making an Emoji Cup Toy - smiling face with hearts for eyes

Making an Emoji Cup ToyEmojis are a popular decoration for kids and tweens. Make these fun emoji cup toys with happy or sad faces as a fun summer activity.

 

Plastic Folder Aquarium - ready to explore the aquarium

DIY Plastic Folder AquariumUse a plastic folder, pens and paper to make this fun and colorful aquarium. It's a great project to do with your kids when they are bored or stuck at home.

 

Trace, Cut, and Draw (Worm) - now draw worms and color if desired

Trace, Cut, and Draw (Worm)The printout provided on this page, is a fun pre-school project that allows your little ones to practice their tracing, cutting, and drawing skills. The subject is an earthworm and the activity can be used as part of a teaching moment about the importance of worms in the environment.

 

Worm Play Mat - play mat with purple Play-Doh worm

Worm Play MatOn this fun play mat worms made from Play Doh, pipe cleaners, etc. move through the soil below a variety of veggies. The PDF is included on this page.

 

Natural Paint Brushes - fir branch painting

Natural Paint BrushesYou and the kids can enjoy creating art using natural paint brushes. Try using leaves, branches, and grasses for some unique designs.

 

Frog Play Mat

Frog Play MatThe PDF for printing out this fun play mat can be found on this page. Your little ones will have great fun adding frogs, lily pads, and more to their frog pond.

 

Rainbow Nature Hunt - printout of the rainbow colors with cut flowers matching each color

Rainbow Nature HuntSend the kids out to find flowers, leaves, etc. that match the colors of the rainbow. This page contains the PDF needed to make these fun activity sheets.

 

Nature Collection Bracelets - tape on wrist covered with flowers and leaves

Nature Collection BraceletsMake a bracelet using masking tape with the sticky side out. Now your young children are ready to collect small flowers, leaves, etc. to make a unique nature collection bracelet.

 

A completed paper bag nature journal with Collection Pockets

Paper Bag Nature Journal with Collection PocketsYour children, and perhaps even you, will enjoy using these paper bag nature journals on your next walk. Let us show you how to make them and then you and the kids can start collecting nature specimens.

 

Nature Weaving - yellow flowers added and other plants adjusted

Nature WeavingThis kids' nature craft results in a nature activity board that your child can use to store their plant specimens. A sturdy piece of cardboard and twine are the main supplies you will need. We can show you how to do the rest. Next comes the nature walk.

 

Toddler Birthday Sash - finished sash with 4 hearts strung on purple ribbon

Making a Toddler Birthday SashCreate a fun little toddler birthday sash with some ribbon, kraft paper, and a heart shaped paper cutter. We can show you how.

 

A group of children coloring.

Free Kids Coloring PagesThere are various sites that offer free kids' coloring pages, including this one. Check out our offerings below.

 

Nature Stationary - adding more leaf colors

Making Nature StationaryKids can make pretty leaf rubbings that can then be used as stationary. See how below.

 

Modern Art Card Project for Kids - completed card with added glitter and stars

Modern Art Card Project for KidsWith some adult help younger kids can get creative and older ones can take this art project on by themselves. A squiggle pattern is drawn and then colored in to create the card face. Learn how using the materials list, instructions, and photos provided below.

 

Upcycled Bubble Snake Maker - blow

Upcycled Bubble Snake MakerKids will love this simple to make bubble snake maker. All you will need is a plastic bottle, terry cloth or a sock, rubber band, and soap. The easy to follow instructions are found below.

 

Rice Filled Paper Heart Shakers - finished shaker

How to Make Rice Filled Paper Heart ShakersThis project is great for young children. It can be made by them with adult assistance for Valentine's Day or anytime. Heart shaped pieces of white cardstock are decorated, filled with rice, and sealed to make a nice shaker type instrument.

 

A sparkling tiara being assembled.

Tiara Craft IdeasKids love to dress up and tiaras are a common item found in their dress-up boxes. There are instructions on this page for making paper, crocheted, and beaded tiaras.

 

Basketball Toss Game - ready to play

Making a Basketball Toss GameThis fun little basketball toss game is simply made from an empty tissue box, a paper cup, and a ball of foil. Your kids will have fun helping to make and then play this game.

 

Laurel Leaf Headdress - child wearing the laurel leaf headdress

Making a Laurel Leaf HeaddressIn ancient Greece and Rome laurel leaf crowns or headdresses were worn to denote status or power. One to be used as part of a child's costume can easily be made from tinsel foil and paper. Learn how below.

 

Child's Spring Floral Artwork - ready to display

Child's Spring Floral ArtworkColorful tissue paper squares and dot markers are all your child will need to create a piece of artwork. Depending on their age, you might help with the glue and lettering for a title. Add a scrap of cardboard to prop it up and you have instant home decor.

 

Making a Fabric Octopus - yellow and white striped octopus on grey background

Making a Fabric OctopusA scrap piece of fabric is easily made into a fun little octopus toy. It can be used indoors or outside as a toss toy, especially with younger children for whom a ball is still a bit more difficult.

 

Felt Crown Headband - crown on child's head

Making a Felt Crown HeadbandMake a dress up crown by attaching a felt crown to a child's headband. Faux gems complete the regal look. This is a simple project for adding more fun attire to their dress up box.

 

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game - tic tac game board made with painter's tape on patio

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe GameThis fun to play outdoor tic tac toe game is simply made using painter's tape and decorated plastic coffee cup lids.

 

Kids' Award Medals - finished medals

Making Kids' Award MedalsPainted plastic coffee cup lids can be decorated and made into kids' award medals. Run a ribbon through the opening and let the competition begin.

 

Cityscape Background for Playing with Toys - colorful paper cityscape

Cityscape Background for Playing with ToysScrapbook paper helps to define the individual buildings in this cardboard cityscape. It was created to serve as a background for a child's LEGO creations.

 

Alligator Clothespins - two green alligator clothespins

Making Alligator ClothespinsGreen, red, and black markers help you transform clothespins into cute little alligators. The eyes are made using white paper and a hole punch. They are perfect as simple toys the kids can make themselves or to use as decorative clips.

 

Plastic Egg Match-Up Game - finished game board with first match exposed

Making a Plastic Egg Match-Up GameMake a fun matching game for the kids using bits of this and that, such as buttons, pom poms, etc. and plastic Easter eggs. We can show you how.

 

Message Box for the Frontliners (COVID19) - open gift box drawing

Child's Message Box for the FrontlinersIn times of crisis our first responders and frontliners work hard to help protect us. This kids' craft is a simple but rewarding project that can help your children learn to appreciate their service.

 

Paper Cup and String Telephone - two young children talking on the phone

Making a Paper Cup and String TelephoneKids have made tin can and string phones for decades. Try this variation using paper cups. This is a fun simple toy to keep your children occupied and pretending.

 

DIY Foosball Game Shoebox - ready to play

DIY Foosball Game ShoeboxEasily stowable this homemade foosball game can keep your kiddos busy for hours. It is easily made from a recycled shoebox, dowels, clothespins, and paint. The instructions provided will help you make one of your own.

 

Touchpoint Math Key - closeup of points on 4 - 7

DIY Touchpoint Math KeyTouchMath® math is a method designed to help students K-3 to learn basic math concepts such as counting, addition, subtraction, etc. The key provides the touchpoints on the numbers 1-9. Single points are used for (1-5) and double touches for (6-9). Having a key will help your child remember the concept as they work on math problems.

 

Remaking 'The Scream'- montage of the painting and the recreation

Remaking 'The Scream'by Edvard MunchThis craft was created as a high school art project. The students had to choose a famous painting and recreate it using another medium rather than paint. With the help of little brother here is Edvard Munch's "The Scream".

 

Making Simple Sock Puppet

Making Simple Sock PuppetsSock puppets are still fun for young kids to play with. For slightly older ones, they can create their own funny puppet. Sometimes simple is good.

 

Cardboard Tube Rainbow Blower - closeup of finished blower

DIY Cardboard Tube Rainbow BlowerToilet paper tube blowers are fun toys for kids to make and play with. This one has a rainbow theme and color scheme.

 

Ballerina Craft Stick - finished pink and blue ballerinas

Making a Craft Stick BallerinaMake these cute ballerina puppets with supplies you may already have at home. Cupcake liners attached to craft sticks make perfect tutus for your dancers.

 

Dr. Seuss Matching Game - place other set of matching stickers on separate piece of paper cut and laminate

How to Make a Dr. Seuss Matching GameKids love Dr. Seuss' colorful illustrations and clever wordplay. Make this matching game using the classic characters from The Cat In The Hat and other stories.

 

Kids DIY Cardboard Lantern - finished lantern

Kids DIY Cardboard LanternTransform a compact tissue box into a kids' cardboard lantern. The project uses inexpensive supplies you might already have. Once compete add a small flashlight or LED tea candle and it is ready to hang.

 

Play Placemats and Stovetop - full view of the placemat

Making Play Placemats and StovetopMake these colorful play placemats and a stovetop from scrapbook paper cut into the shapes needed and finally laminated to prolong their use.

 

Nemo Inspired Paper Hat - finished hat

Making a Nemo Inspired Paper HatThis cute Nemo inspired paper headband style hat is sure to be a hit with your little ones. It is easy to make and would be an excellent addition to a birthday party with a Finding Nemo theme.

 

Paper Bowl Sunflower

Making a Paper Bowl SunflowerThis fun wall decor project is easily done with your children. A painted paper bowl has paper petals attached. The center can have sunflower seeds glued in place to finish the theme. The instructions and photos can be seen below.

 

Hot Glue Necklace - thread elastic cord through the loop on the pendant, done

Making a Hot Glue NecklaceThis cute glittery hot glue pendant was made by a child for his younger sister. It is an easy project that may require some adult supervision. The supplies list and steps follow.

 

Rainbow and Clouds Paper Twirler Room Decor - looking down on the twirler

Making a Rainbow and Clouds Paper Twirler Room DecorTransform a painted paper plate into this rainbow and cloud twirling hanging for your child's room. They can help with the painting and assembly.

 

Party Hat Volcano Experiment for Kids - erupted volcano

DIY Party Hat Volcano Experiment for KidsBaking soda and vinegar make a dramatic foaming volcano to make with your kids. Save a party hat for the classic cone shape or make one yourself.

 

Wood Craft Magnetic Sticks - different color sticks on fridge

Making Wood Craft Magnetic SticksDyed craft sticks work well for making your young child some fun magnetic strips. They can create on the fridge front while you work in the kitchen.

 

Jellyfish Piñata for Kids - closeup of the finished piñata

Making a Jellyfish Piñata for KidsIf you have bored kids or are planning a party, make these cute little jellyfish piñatas. They also make adorable decorations.

 

Planetary Artwork - finished artwork

Making Planetary ArtworkRecreate the entire solar system with supplies you probably already have at home. It's a great way to decorate a child's room and learn about the planets.

 

DIY Cheering Pom Poms  - finished red and silver pom pom

DIY Foil Cheering Pom PomsIf you have a young cheerleader in your home, make a set of these sparkly foil pom poms. They can be customized to match any school or professional sports team.

 

Ribbon Wand - finished wand on tabletop

How to Make a Ribbon WandThis pretty ribbon wand is easy to make with supplies you may already have at home. This is a great project to do with your kids.

 

Paper Plate Clock - finished clock

Paper Plate Clock for Teaching TimeTransform a paper plate into an inexpensive teaching tool. Follow the steps below to make a paper plate clock for teaching your little ones how to tell time.

 

Homemade Air Dry Clay - hand holding a large ball of clay

Homemade Air Dry ClayMake this easy air dry clay to help amuse your kids during school vacations. This clay is made with ingredients you may already have at home and will stay soft and flexible.

 

Paper Mosaic Art for Kids - stars and moon added

Paper Mosaic Art for KidsWhen you or your children craft using construction paper there are inevitably scraps. Turn them into fun mosaic art projects with your children. See how this technique was used to make a rocket ship and a jet.

 

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Big Soap Bubbles - bubble floating over the counter

Big Soap BubblesSo I know winter is approaching and these aren't really typical to see at this time of year, but you can use them inside too! You just have to be prepared to clean up a little bit of a mess:)

 

Rocking Paper Bird - finished pink paper rocking bird

Rocking Paper BirdThis one is a cute craft you can teach your kids to make to release the boredom from being stuck at home. Find colorful papers and make these cute little birds for your young ones.

 

Child's Felt Book - cover

Child's Felt BookRecently when my grandson (6 years old) came for the day he wanted to make his mom a book. This is what we came up with using supplies and two felt Christmas tree treat holders found on our site. This is an example of what you can make with things you already have and some imagination.

 

Lego Minifig Toothpaste Cap - LEGO tube cap

Lego Minifig Toothpaste CapHere is a fun and cute craft to make with your toothpaste cap. Most caps look like this and have a 'bow' in the back. After you draw on it, put it back on the tube or use as finger puppet ! :)

 

Rainbow Unicorn Wall Decoration - unicorn lying on a wood floor

Rainbow Unicorn Wall DecorationHere is an inexpensive and cute rainbow unicorn wall decoration made from paper, glitter paint, and some tulle. For a more sturdy unicorn, you could use white cardboard.

 

Hanging CD Reflective Star Room Decor - star decoration hanging on an over the door hook

Hanging CD Reflective Star Room DecorMy son was inspired by our latest creation (Hanging CD Reflective Garden Decoration). He actually asked how come they had to go outside only. And inspired by the 4th of July Craft Stick Star with Streamers project, he wanted to make this creation for his room (a combination of both crafts)!

 

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A child's hand in a container of pink flubber.

Homemade FlubberThis homemade flubber is a great toy for a preschooler. It can be used over and over again. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

No-Cook Playdoh

No-Cook PlaydohKids love playdoh and it is easy to make at home. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

Butternut Squash Print Vase

Butternut Squash Print VaseHere is a fun fall craft using a butternut squash. Lean how to make this print with this short video.

 

Paper Tube Marshmallow Launcher

Paper Tube Marshmallow LauncherThese decorated marshmallow launchers are a great summer craft for kids. Learn how to make them in this short video.

 

A bunch of puppets made from popsicle sticks.

Popsicle Stick PuppetsSave popsicle sticks from summer treats and make these cute puppets. Learn how to make them in this short video.

 

A sandbox with trucks and construction toys.

Indoor SandboxMake an indoor sandbox for your preschool age child that's fun to play in, rain or shine. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

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Nature Weaving - child holding his creation

Nature WeavingThis is a fun activity to do with your kids. They can take them on walks to collect things they find along the way. Then once they are finished you can display their collection!

 

Paper Bag Nature Journal with Collection Pockets -finished nature journal with magazine photos and child's name

Paper Bag Nature Journal with Collection PocketsInspired by lalala...'s post, I made my kids these paper bag nature journals to carry on our walks. There are pockets so they could collect special leaves or anything they'd like.

 

Rainbow Nature Hunt - printout of the rainbow colors with cut flowers matching each color

Rainbow Nature HuntCan you find natural items outside that make up the colors of the rainbow?

 

Natural Paint Brushes - fir branch painting

Natural Paint BrushesThis is a fun kids' activity! Collect items such as leaves, branches, and grasses from outside. Dip the items into paint and use them as paint brushes.

 

Nature Collection Bracelets - tape on wrist covered with flowers and leaves

Nature Collection BraceletsThis is a fun way to collect items outside, especially if you are out on a walk. First wrap a piece of masking tape loosely around your wrist, sticky side out.

 

Saturn Hanging Decoration - finished

Saturn Hanging DecorationHere is a fun craft for your child to do especially if they're currently learning about the solar system. Saturn is my daughter's favorite and we made this together. She liked it so much, we are going to hang it in her room.

 

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