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Kid’s Crafts

Mosaic People

Mosaic People

What fun these weird people are to make! This is an easy activity to teach children the basic concept of mosaics – pieces have to be close together and not touching.  I do this project every year with kindergarten, but it is definitely doable for […]

Artist Trading Cards – Using Dots to Outline

Artist Trading Cards – Using Dots to Outline

I’m new to Artist Trading Cards and I am hooked! Artist Trading Cards are small little cards that are meant to be works of art that are traded or given away, but never sold.  They only measure a small 2 ½” x 3 ½”.  They […]

DIY Morse Code Magnets

DIY Morse Code Magnets

My daughters just love making messages for my husband and I to decipher with these DIY Morse Code Magnets! We decided to make our own Morse Code activity, because my daughters are working on earning one of their Girl Scout Badges.  My youngest is working […]

Winter Snowman Collage

Winter Snowman Collage

Snowmen are always a fun project to make in the winter! A simple project I do with Kindergarteners every year.  This cute snowman collage, teaches them tracing, cutting, collaging and drawing skills and introduces them to oil pastels.  Great for a school project or fun […]

Paper Weaving Heart – Valentine’s Day

Paper Weaving Heart – Valentine’s Day

Paper weaving is a wonderful skill for kids to learn and they love practicing it year after year! I do paper weaving with Kindergarteners, 1st Graders and 2nd Graders – each time making it more involved. This Heart Paper Weaving project is one that I […]

Complementary Colors Lesson – Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Complementary Colors Lesson – Hearts for Valentine’s Day

This a great way to teach Complementary Colors to kids – they learn the color pairs and have a wonderful time making heart outlines in a new way! I do this project with 3rd graders, they seem to have enough skill to hold their hearts […]

Postage Stamp Valentines

Postage Stamp Valentines

These Postage Stamp Valentines were so quick and fun to make! Once I got out all of my supplies this project went so quick…I think I spent more time looking for the supplies than it did to complete these cute little creations! Start with white […]

DIY I-Spy Bottle – Valentine’s Day

DIY I-Spy Bottle – Valentine’s Day

These DIY I-Spy bottles are fun for all ages and my daughters had a blast making them! We decided to make our own I-Spy bottles, because my daughters wanted to work on earning one of their Girl Scout Badges.  My youngest is working on the Junior […]

Heart Shaped Rainbow Sugar Scrub Soap – Valentine’s Day

Heart Shaped Rainbow Sugar Scrub Soap – Valentine’s Day

So this soap looks weird…like who puts rainbow sprinkles in soap! We do and we love it! This is a creation my daughter made up – she loves to experiment.  I laughed when she made a seashell shaped soap and put sprinkles in it…until we […]

Heart Shaped Sugar Scrub Soap – Valentine’s Day

Heart Shaped Sugar Scrub Soap – Valentine’s Day

What fun my daughter and I had making these easy soaps – Perfect for Valentine’s Day Gifts! My daughters are the ones that are into making soap and I haven’t taken my turn yet, I decided I would make hearts for Valentine’s and add my […]