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Kid’s Crafts

Christmas Decoupage Tree for Kids

Christmas Decoupage Tree for Kids

Wow! Kids love to use decoupage glue – love how it leaves everything shiny! This is a fun holiday tree project that I recently worked on with my 2nd grade students. Filling a triangle with circles is an interesting task for them to figure out […]

Paper Collage Christmas Tree for Kids

Paper Collage Christmas Tree for Kids

Trees are an exciting theme for me this winter, just can’t stop creating Christmas Tree projects! This project, I developed for my 1st Graders.  Definitely could be used for K-2. The project begins by tracing a triangle for the tree outline.  I have them trace […]

Easy Christmas Tree Painting for Kids

Easy Christmas Tree Painting for Kids

This is a fun and easy Christmas Tree painting for kids, they will love it! Super easy, super fun, inexpensive supplies! I do this project every Christmas with my Kindergarten classes and it is always a big hit! First I trace all of the triangles […]

Tall Hat Snowman Painting

Tall Hat Snowman Painting

Snowmen are so fun to paint in winter – especially if they have a cool tall hat! This project is great for 3rd Graders – there is a little bit of math, some tracing, some creative drawing, coloring and painting! A wide variety to keep […]

Decorate with Cute Paper Snowmen

Decorate with Cute Paper Snowmen

So easy, so cute…Decorate with Paper Snowmen! These snowman heads look great covering a whole door for winter season decorating. A few years ago, I was in need of a quick project to do for a 3rd grade class that was a day ahead of […]

Easy Circle Optical Illusion Drawing

Easy Circle Optical Illusion Drawing

Tracing circles is an easy way to make a great piece of abstract art. My students really enjoy this project. Even an unskilled artist can master this project with ease and feel successful. Tracing and coloring is all it takes. Tracing any small circle size […]

Sailboat Collage for Kids

Sailboat Collage for Kids

My students love painting, so I try to incorporate as many painting projects as I can. I recently worked on this wonderful Sailboat Collage with my 3rd graders, incorporating wet-on-wet painting, sponge painting and collage. A variety of techniques to keep them interested and involved. […]

Itsy Bitsy Spider Button Magnets

Itsy Bitsy Spider Button Magnets

I recently found out that October 21st is “Count Your Buttons Day”.  I’ve always loved buttons, don’t ever do much with them, but love collecting and keeping them. In celebration of “Count Your Buttons Day”, I developed this tutorial for making cute little spider magnets.  […]

Jackson Pollock Inspired Straw Painting

Jackson Pollock Inspired Straw Painting

I recently posted about Jackson Pollock Marble Painting for 1st and 2nd graders, my 3rd and 4th graders couldn’t be left out, so I developed Jackson Pollock Inspired Straw Painting! Last year, my oldest daughter created a straw painting or blow painting for the county […]

Jackson Pollock Inspired Marble Painting

Jackson Pollock Inspired Marble Painting

I was trying out some marble painting again…this time for my 1st and 2nd graders. Unable to find a good way to present them – I decided to turn them into paper weavings! My daughter recently finished a marble painting for the county fair, subsequently […]