Printable Shark Puppet - Easy Peasy and Fun
Enjoying Shark week with your kids (or are shark fan)? We love sharks all year round (you might have noticed) so we are extremely happy to add this printable shark puppet template to our collection of shark craft ideas for kids! There are two versions – pre-colored and one to color in and both will ... Read more
Making and Decorating Colorful Paper Twirlers with Kids
These colorful paper twirlers are easy to make and mesmerizing to watch! Here is a tutorial for making and decorating your own beautiful paper twirlers using the watercolor resist painting technique. You've probably made spiral paper twirlers before, either as a kid or with your own kids. I have done both, but it's such an easy and satisfying activity with mesmerizing results that it's worth doing again. Or at least I thought so. We combined the simple paper cut activity with the…
Printable Unicorn Puppet - Easy Peasy and Fun
Who doesn’t love unicorns! These magical creatures are all the rage and this printable unicorn puppet is made to bring smiles on faces. Perfect as an afternoon craft and a must have addition to your story time. Once your kids start playing with these, they won’t be able to stop as these are really fun. ... Read more
21 of the Best Spring Crafts for Kids
These 21 spring crafts for kids are fun and easy to make in the classroom or at home with simple materials! Create colorful arts & crafts of rainbows, butterflies, birds, flowers, and more to decorate this spring!
Why our Kids Should do Age Appropriate Chores
Summer break started this week at our house and that means more time than normal for my kids! They get their share of hanging out with friends, swimming at the pool and attending camps, but
Try This Bath Mat Printmaking Activity for Kids & Create Abstract Art Prints!
Try this fun bath mat printmaking activity and create beautiful art prints for kids. Printmaking project and post by Benares Angeley of Children's Art Lab. #artsandcrafts #preschoolers #sensory #sensoryactivity #sensoryactivities #printmakingforkids #printingforkids
Welcome Spring with a Stained Glass Spring Art Project for Kids
Welcome Spring with a DiY Stained Glass Spring Art Project for Kids #springactivities #kidsactivities #kidsart #kidspainting #drawingactivities #springcrafts #creativity #springart #artfulparent
How to Do the Classic Pulled String Art Project - Babble Dabble Do
Pulled string art is one of the coolest classic art projects you'll ever try! And it doubles as a wonderful math art project for kids.
LIFE SAVER LIGHTNING (Triboluminescence Slow Motion) - Smarter Every Day
Help your students understand weather patterns and systems with these 15 fun, hands-on ideas for weather activities in the classroom.
Shaving Cream for Kids – 60 Ideas for Art, Play and Learning
As I mentioned yesterday in my post about shaving cream for kids and how I think the shaving cream manufacturers got their target customer wrong, shaving cream is the most requested art material in our house. Kids just have so much fun with it! Here are 60 ideas for using shaving cream for kids art, play, and learning. There is everything here from shaving cream marbling and sensory table ideas, to holiday crafts with shaving cream. Enjoy! Shaving Cream For Kids NOTE :: For those of you…
Sun and Moon Painting - Art Lesson With Warm and Cool Colors - Easy Peasy and Fun
Explore warm and cool colors with this Sun and Moon Painting art lesson. This sun and moon painting tutorial is one of the best projects when it comes to teaching the kids about warm and cool colors and the end result will always fill them with pride. *this post contains affiliate links* Teaching kids’ art ... Read more
Zentangle Leaves for Fun and Beauty
If you follow me on Instagram, you know how in love with Autumn leaves I am. Obsessed even. I stop and pick up every beautiful or interesting leaf I see on my daily walks, coming home with a new stack of red, orange, yellow, brown, and green everyday. I admire and photograph autumn leaves. I gush over their colors, patterns, veins, transitions, meaning. My kids and I craft with the leaves. Draw and paint autumn leaves. And draw and paint on the autumn leaves. Last weekend, I had a friend…
PAPER SCULPTURE PORTRAIT ART - Hello Wonderful
Using simple shapes is one of our favorite ways to explore art with kids. We found they’re a fun but simple way to experiment with self-portraits, feelings and expressions through art, and also an easy way to introduce sculpture! In the past we’ve created geometric cardboard shape sculptures, made crazy pasta sculptures, and played with popsicle stick art sculptures. This project […]
Faux Tie Dye Tiles and Trivets
Learn how to make these easy faux tie dye Sharpie tiles - plus tips and tricks to help you get the most beautiful results.