Crafts For Kids

Kids Craft Show
Kids Craft Show
Kate, Jenna and I turned up on the day itself to support their efforts as well as the efforts of the other kid-vendors. Kate and Jenna went shopping! Emily and her friend Rena each picked a craft product to sell, then got together to make them together. Rena s idea was the barrettes in the picture above…
Handmade Christmas Crafts For Kids
Handmade Christmas Crafts For Kids
Are you planning ahead in November so that you can relax and focus on the things that really matter in December? Don’t worry. I’m not pulling out my decorations yet. This month is all about gratitude, but you will be seeing a lot of Christmas prep on my blog. That’s because I want to make sure that my…
Small Woodworking Craft Projects for Kids
Small Woodworking Craft Projects for Kids
Woodworking projects for kids: woodworking with your children teaches basic skills for planning, measuring, and the use of basic carpentry tools. Kids love to make things. My daughter is always asking me “Papa, what can we make? Let’s do a project together.” And woodworking is our usual mode for making…
Free paper Crafts for Kids
Free paper Crafts for Kids
Printable crafts are very quick to prepare which makes them a good standby for group activities or those I m bored moments. I have a folder at home in which I keep some preprinted activites ready to pull out at short notice - and they ve saved the day on many occasions! Keep a variety so that you can…
Cool things to Sew for Kids
Cool things to Sew for Kids
Wendi Gratz from Shiny Happy World has shared a number of fun and easy tutorials here at Sew Mama Sew, including Monster Hand Warmers and the Tin Can Carrier. Learn about Wendi’s work in her introduction and visit Shiny Happy World for lots of video tutorials and more. Wendi has a book coming out this…
Amazing Crafts ideas for Kids
Amazing Crafts ideas for Kids
It’s back to school time and for those of you with children in the preschool and primary school age groups, your kids will be getting plenty of positive stimulation in their educational settings. It is also great fun to do after-school and weekend projects with them at home. Especially when it is too…
Easy Crafts for Kids to sell
Easy Crafts for Kids to sell
Because I have two small boys I am always on the lookout for fun craft ideas we can easily do together that they will also enjoy. Of course, it needs to have very few steps and be something they are interested in. My youngest son is intrigued with airplanes and exclaims, Plane! every time one flys…
Easy newspaper Crafts for Kids
Easy newspaper Crafts for Kids
[all Paper Mache projects] [Paper Mache Animals blog] tear newspaper into strips. HINT: always make the last layer of mache with white computer paper or paper towel so that painting is easier. It takes FAR less paint. If you don t do this, consider priming the project with white acrylic paint before…
Craft boxes for Kids
Craft boxes for Kids
Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo When you re a kid, getting something in the mail is extra exciting…
Christmas Crafts gifts for Kids to make
Christmas Crafts gifts for Kids to make
After your kids make these holiday-inspired finger puppets, it may be hard to part with them! What you ll need: Assorted colors of felt (red, black, white, brown, and beige), scissors, dime-size coin wrappers, quick-setting gel glue (such as Beacon s 3-in-1), 1? round natural wooden beads, fine-tipped…
Simple DIY Crafts for Kids
Simple DIY Crafts for Kids
Contribution by Andrea Davis, Home Advisor Finding projects to do around the house and yard with your kids is a great way to engage and teach your children. When choosing projects, it is important to consider two things: whether it requires adult supervision and if it engages or intrigues your kids…
Crafts with paper for Kids
Crafts with paper for Kids
1. 2. Fold the square diagonally in half. 3. Fold the resulting triangle along the middle to come up with a smaller triangle. 4. The most crucial and perhaps the trickiest step in making a paper snowflake is dividing the triangle into three equal sections. The most accurate way to do this is to use a…
Easy Papercraft for Kids
Easy Papercraft for Kids
If your kids are like mine and Kristen’s, they started counting down to Halloween…oh, November 1 of last year. Now that they’re in full Halloween commando mode, I’ve been looking for some easy crafts to distract them from asking me for the hundredth time to just open one of the bags of candy now please…
Paper Kids Crafts
Paper Kids Crafts
Build a mold. Take an old picture frame and staple a screen to it tightly. You can also shape an old wire hanger into a square and slip an old pantyhose to use as a mold. Gather paper ingredients. Look through your recycling bin or around the house for any paper you can reuse. Used coloring pages, envelopes…
Homemade Crafts for Kids
Homemade Crafts for Kids
A friend of mine found an old book at a garage sale that had a recipe in it for homemade Silly Putty. The ingredients are deceptively simple (just equal amounts of white glue and liquid starch, with a bit of food coloring to jazz it up), but the reality is a little more tricky. After a couple of botched…
Unique Crafts for Kids
Unique Crafts for Kids
Kids love being creative, and kids love crafts. Are you running out of ideas of project for kids? Consider these unique and fun crafts designed to engage your children. We’ve supplied the ideas—you just provide the encouragement. A quick, inexpensive trip to your local hardware store is all the preparation…
Crafts For Kids Using paper
Crafts For Kids Using paper
Kids craft with all kinds of paper; construction paper, copy paper, recycled paper….you’ll find ideas to work with it all here. These Tiki Placemats will get the kids in a vacation Nine year old Amelie is from West Valley City, Utah Combine several different green patterns of cardstock to create a Don’t…
Simple Crafts Kids
Simple Crafts Kids
Our modern take on the classic pasta craft is bright, bold, and colorfast. Getting Started: First dye the pasta. For each color, pour 5 tablespoons of rubbing alcohol into a ziplock bag. (You can substitute distilled white vinegar for the rubbing alcohol, but the pasta will become a bit more brittle.)…