Crafting with kids

Crafting with Kids: Nature Crafts

We've spent a lot of time over the summer vacation learning about nature, not only the bugs, insects, sea life, and other animals that we share our area with, but also the plants, and flowers too. One thing though that we talk to the kids about is not taking anything …

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Crafting with Kids: Memorial Day

Memorial Daft Craft for Kids

Kids will love making this fun Memorial Day craft project. If you plan on grilling this weekend with family and friends, hang these outside and let them blow in the wind. What you need: Florists wire (and a pair of pliers) Plastic tablecloths Fishing line Scissors These are very simple …

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Crafting with Kids: Flower Arranging

You may have realized by now that I am generally all about practical crafts, I rarely craft with the kids just for the sake of it, unless we are using up scraps or looking for a quiet indoor rainy day activity.  Most crafts we do serve a purpose, so when …

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Crafting with Kids: Spring Birds

Hello Spring! Spring is here, and it's time for gardening and pretty flowers.   I decided we should pretty up some of our pots by making some birds to plant in each.  This was a great project for the kids to help with, and they take less than 30 minutes to …

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Crafting with Kids: St. Patricks Day Craft

Do you celebrate St. Patrick's Day?  We aren't Irish, but we love to celebrate anyway.   So the kids and I made some fun shirts that they can wear this St. Patrick's Day. If you have left over foam hearts from Valentine's Day, then this is the perfect craft to use …

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Crafting With Kids: Valentine’s Day Craft

Valentine's Day is only a few weeks away so it's time to start crafting hugs, kisses, hearts, and all things love-ly. While the kids were playing with Perler Beads recently, we decided to make a Valentine's Day necklace for Miss M. What you will need: Perler Beads Perler Bead Peg …

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Crafting With Kids: Marshmallow Fun

It's the time for drinking hot chocolate and decorating gingerbread houses.  This means it's also the time for marshmallows.  We had a lot of marshmallows left over from recent activities and so instead of the kids eating them all I decided we should have some fun with them instead ... …

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Crafting With Kids: Holiday Crafting

Holiday craft

If you are looking for a simple, practical craft to do with the kids for the holidays, then this one is for you. Handmade Glitter Napkin Rings.  They look so sparkly and festive and the kids loved making them, plus they will make a lovely addition to our holiday table.  …

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