creativity with crayons!
Think crayons are for kids? Think again! There are all sorts of great ways to use a box of crayons in your art- here are a few ideas... Go back to the days of coloring books and use them fill your drawings with color- Use them to create a resist with watercolors. Start by using a white crayon to draw on a blank page. Paint over the top of the designs with watercolors and watch your designs come to life! Tip- While your paint is still wet, press it onto another page and make a light print…
One of Kingston's favorite things about Fall are all of the leaves that seem to take over our yard. He loves finding them, examining them, and toting them around. This year, I am excited to let him jump in the piles! Recently, we made the cutest fall themed print craft inspired by this Autumn staple, Leaf Handprints! I think they are beautiful, and now want toddler-made leaf art adorning my entire house. To make this print craft, you will need: Brown, Gold, and Orange/Red Ink White Cardstock…
Decorate your front door for trick or treaters this Halloween. These 3 door décor ideas are simple to make and will welcome even the scariest ghouls and boys! Find everything you need for these projects at your local Michaels.
Crafts | Disney Family
Grab your scissors, grab your glue! Find hundreds of Disney-inspired art and craft ideas for kids of all ages including holiday and seasonal crafts, decorations and more.
Hat Craft from Paper Plates | Alpha Mom
All you need to make a party hat for any occasion is a paper plate and a pair of scissors! This craft is easy-to-make and adaptable for holidays all year round.
Preschool Space Craft: Marbled Planets Art
2. Squirt shaving cream into the foil containers, enough to fill the bottom of the pans. Use your rubber spatula to spread the shaving cream out evenly and
Fruit and Veggie Prints
Mealy apples, sprouted potatoes, and wilted celery, oh my! These may sound like candidates for the compost bin, but don’t toss them out just yet. Even if they aren’t fit for consumption, some fruit…
Paper Plate Hippopotamus
Eeeek....So excited about how awesome this paper plate Hippopotamus craft turned out! My daughter has been requesting one of my favorites at bedtime lately,
Easy Paper Plate Alien - Kid Craft Tutorial For Toddlers
Let's go with an outer space theme today! Check out our super easy Paper Plate Alien kid craft tutorial! #gluedtomycrafts
The Very Hungry Preschoolers
We are back at it in 2013! We came back to a playground full of snow. Perfect for the month of January. We wasted no time doing some snow activities. Learning to put on our snow clothes is oh so fun too!! It actually went very well. By day two we had it done in 10 minutes. That's just a little less than a minute per child. :)) SUCCESS! Painting snow is so much fun! You can do it again and again and again. A few new centers were out for kids to explore. We counted "snow balls" using our…
Shadow Tracing with Grape Sculptures
We combined two of our favorite simple art activities this summer :: kids' shadow art and grape sculptures. This is one of the many activities from this summer that I shared on Instagram briefly but didn't get around to writing a blog post about. Perhaps now that school has started back up, I'll have more time to write up some of the others as well. Or maybe we should just all go camp out on Instagram and share our creative ideas there via photos and a sentence or two and skip the whole blog…