Build a Simple Shadow Puppet Theater
The next time the kids start saying they are bored, why not show them how to make a simple shadow puppet theater. All you need is a box you can cut the bottom out of, some packing tape, and …

Read more


Papermaking With Preschoolers
My first thought when I saw this tutorial was ‘no way could a preschooler make paper’ but Heidi from Happiness Homemade has changed my mind.

Preschoolers will enjoy participating in many of the steps in this process — from shredding …

Read more

Make Your Own Plastic
You are never too old to learn something new! I had no idea that you could make your own plastic using milk and vinegar, did you?

After finding the directions in a book, Sarah from Frugal Fun 4 Boys tried …

Read more

DIY Marble Run from Toilet Rolls

You might want to start saving toilet paper rolls now so you can have the kids try this fun game. Nicolette from, Powerful Mothering, explains how she created this marble run using 11 toilet paper rolls, a cardboard base, tape, …

Read more

DIY Jet Pack for Valentine's Day

Boys may not get as excited about Valentine’s Day as girls do, but this is a project you can make for your favorite little guy that they will get excited about. Learn how easy it is to make this fun …

Read more


Straw Beaded Bracelets

February is International Friendship Month so what better way to celebrate than tomake friendship bracelets? These aren’t your traditional friendship bracelets made with embroidery floss and beads, these are made using colorful straws that are cut into small pieces and …

Read more

recycled-christmas-crafts-for-kids-and-toddlers

You are probably thinking why is this crazy lady already posting about Christmas? Well if you are planning on making a Recycled Craft then you need to start sending out the requests. Some of these projects need bottles, lids and …

Read more

cement-stepping-stones-garden-nature

Valerie from Inner Child Fun shares this fun tutorial for making stepping stones. These stepping stones are quick to make with minimum mess. Use recycled cereal boxes for the molds. Use a rapid set cement which you could mix in …

Read more

maya*made is one of my favorite blogs and artistic crafters ever! I love how she found this portable table to easel in a vintage book that her grandmother used to teach with in her nursery school…priceless. In addition to the …

Read more

This project is so simple, and basically ‘free’ to make that it is a MUST DO before school starts!  We have many of these ‘beverage’ holders sitting in our recycle bin. I will definitely be pulling them out to do …

Read more

This craft is perfect for a hot sunny day in your back yard. Drink your juice boxes, then make boats out of them, then…sail them…or  fly them as one of the kids from Pinching Your Pennies did! You can find …

Read more

My children love to play with play dough, but the clean up is a real hassle.  Often times, I wait until the little pieces have dried up, then I just sweep them up and throw them away. Putti Prapancha has …

Read more

Teach Mama has a great post about what types of recyclables you should keep and how they will benefit your child’s learning/craft time. You won’t believe how many great ideas this one post alone has in it. I can’t wait …

Read more

Have some extra milk bottle tops lying around? The Crafty Arty Kid collected her bottle tops from her local Starbucks..I’m sure they have a few to spare!  I love all the different things she uses in each bottle top. What …

Read more

bots

Searching for items for your kids to use for crafts? Look no further than their lunchbox! Alpha Mom has such a cute idea (eco-friendly too) for re-using many plastics and other items that would normally be thrown away in the …

Read more
keep looking »
    Sponsors














Follow on Bloglovin

follow us in feedly