Category Crafts & Hobbies

Coffee Filter Flowers made with Tissue Paper

We are big fans of tissue paper in our house and we have used it for many art projects. Recently, we combined it with coffee filters to make some Spring coffee filter flowers. You will love how the colors from the tissue paper transfer when wet to create these coffee filter flowers. You will need:…
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Playdough Games: Spring Playdough

I am just so excited that Spring is finally here! So are my kids. They love the warmer weather, longer daylight hours, and budding flowers. To capitalize on their excitement for a new season, I created some fun playdough games for them to play by adding some accessories to Spring colored playdough. By adding items…
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Tissue Paper Crafts: Square Collage

When I was at the craft store a few weeks ago, I saw these 5×7 canvases, which seemed just the right size for little hands. I had no idea what I was going to make with them, but they came in a three pack and when you have three kids you are more likely to…
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Rainbow Craft: Black Glue and Salt Watercolor Rainbow

With all the rainy weather this month, April is the perfect time for some fun rainbow activities. We recently made a rainbow craft using black glue, salt and watercolors. I in love with the vibrant textured rainbows we created and am excited to share how your kids can make this simple rainbow craft as well….
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Easter Crafts

The daycare has been busy with kids doing Easter crafts. One of the crafts we did last week was potato print Easter eggs. This is the same craft we did a couple of years ago. I helped the kids to mix the paints to make pastel colours. Then they dipped cut potatoes into the paint,…
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Saint Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids – Make a Votive

If you are looking for a Saint Patrick’s Day craft for kids that doesn’t involve rainbows or a leprechaun then you’ve come to the right place. Don’t get me wrong, we love us some rainbows, pots of gold and Lucky Charms, and we have done plenty of activities involving those things. Today’s Saint Patrick Day…
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Make a Leprechaun Pot of Gold

Sometimes an activity takes over a year to come together. I have had these cardboard buckets for a long time. I bought them at a chain craft store and had no idea what I was going to do with them. With St. Patrick’s Day coming up I decided that we could make a pot of…
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Stacking Snowmen Play Activity from Housing A Forest

Today I am handing things off to Tammy from Housing A Forest. She is one of my favorite bloggers and when you stop by her blog, you will see why. She has so many wonderful, creative projects for kids and her beautiful photos really bring the activities to life. Her house just seems like a…
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St. Patricks Day Craft- Easy Pot Full O’Shamrocks

Since I am FINALLY over my bought with pneumonia, it’s time to return to the land of the living! I needed to start small and easy though, and I figured something with few materials and steps would be a good beginning. Considering I basically missed Valentines Day and the entire month of February, I decided…
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