Kids Arts and Crafts

 We love trying holiday classic print art each year.  We can never get enough handprint and footprint crafts at my house.  I love seeing how the kids hands and feet grow from year to year. I put a collection together to have one place to find ALL of our

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I love making snowman crafts with my kid’s during the winter months.  It gives us something fun to do and we get to decorate our art all with winter themed  projects.  The snowman craft is easy to make and so cute too.  All 3 of my kids ages 3-7yr

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  You can not go wrong with a fun toilet paper roll craft.  Great for multiple ages and so many possibilities to turn these rolls into cute crafts.  One afternoon the kids kept asking for something to do.  I found a few saved toilet paper rolls and decided to

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My oldest son loves watching the television show Tanked.  It is a show about designing custom fish tanks.  One reason he loves it is looking at all of the different sea life they put in the tanks.  Most common of course are fish.  One day I got to thinking

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  We love print art that is no secret. We did a few rainbow inspired prints last year close to St. Patrick’s Day but have yet to do a true St Patrick’s Day print project.  So what better than the classic Leprechaun Handprint Art for this year.  This is

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Penguins and snowmen are 2 of my favorite winter themes to use in crafts and activities with the kids.  We had not done a penguin craft in a while so we set out to make a new one this year.  The penguin snow globe was easy to make and

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My kids love to make homemade ornaments for the Christmas tree.  Last year they got their own artificial tree for their room just to decorate with their collection of ornaments. As time goes on some of the past ornaments have had to be trashed because they did not hold

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One afternoon the kids kept telling me how bored they were.  All of my suggestions for playtime seemed to be a miss with them. Finally after a little extra thought I came up with a fun sponge bomb painting activity for us to try. This is a great sensory

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My kids love to paint.  I think a lot of kids love to paint.  Mine are quite often happy to just have store bought paint and paint brushes.  But sometimes it is just more FUN to make your own paint brushes.  DIY yarn paint brushes I made them were

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    Last year we made Yogurt Cup Wind Chimes.  The kids loved helping to make the wind chime and it is still out in the tree a year later!  We set out to make a new wind chime this year out of another recycled material.  Here is what we came

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Special guest post from Coffee Cups and Crayons! Spring is almost here are we are ready for all of the cuteness the season brings! This adorable baby chick paper plate craft is one of our favorites. I love how to see how the handprint wings “grow” each year as

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The kids had so much fun with our Q-tip heart paintings a few years ago I thought it was time to do it again.  With Spring on my mind we ended up trying a fun Q-tip Rainbow craft one afternoon.  This craft is also great for fine motor skills.

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We love simple torn paper or scissor skills crafts at my house.  With young kids tearing paper is a fun way to work on those tiny hand muscles.  Since my kids are different ages sometimes the older kids enjoy cutting up their paper for these crafts and the little

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