Tag Archive: Crafts for Kids

15 Cool Ways To Make A Light Saber

15 Cool Ways To Make A Light SaberFinding new ways to make a light saber is one of my kids favorite things. We love Star Wars and all the fun crafts we make to go along with it. (One of our most favorites ever is this R2D2 trash can!) If your kids love playing with colorful light sabers as much as I…

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My Little Pony Cookie Cake

My Little Pony: The Movie cookie cakeThis post is in partnership with Lionsgate Hold on tight, everypony! My Little Pony: The Movie is blasting to theaters on October 6! And nobody can be more excited than my kids – so we are celebrating with a My Little Pony: The Movie-inspired cookie cake! Friendship is magic! Join the littlest ponies on a…

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Stained Glass Art

stained glass artMy son loved creating stained glass art using a picture frame, food coloring, and our favorite homemade glue recipe. When I first saw this project by our friends at Smart School House, I knew it was something we had to try. But instead of using store-bought glue, we decided to make our own! We love…

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Halloween Crafts: Recycled Bottle Cap Spiders

Halloween Bottle Cap SpidersKeep some plastic bottle caps out of the landfill by recycling them into this fun Halloween craft project — Recycled Bottle Cap Spiders! These can be used as spooky decorations for Halloween, or add some color for a cute project that kids will love. Bottle Cap Spiders Here’s what you need to make bottle cap…

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20 {Amazing} Coffee Filter Crafts

coffee filter craftsCheck out these 20 Amazing Coffee Filter Crafts! Coffee filter crafts are one of my favorite types of kids art.  It’s so fun to see what you can create just by digging around your kitchen cabinets!  With a little imagination, you can always find something in the house to create with. Kids will also enjoy…

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24 Super Fun Preschool Fall Crafts

preschool fall craftsWe love these 24 Super Fun Preschool Fall Crafts and we think your kids will too! We’re big into kids fall crafts and love creating with our little ones. So grab your crafting supplies (and maybe some natural elements too) and lets get started! Also check out these 180 Gorgeous Fall Crafts you can make with your…

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30 Halloween Luminaries to Light Up the Night

30 Halloween Luminaries to Light Up the NightI absolutely love Halloween, and making Halloween luminaries is something I try to do every year. You can certainly make lanterns any time of year, but there’s just something special about things that glow during Halloween like burlap luminaries! 30 Halloween Luminaries to Light Up the Night There are all sorts of materials that can…

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15 Craft Hacks for Kids

15 hacks for kids craft roomsWe have a craft closet that just keeps growing and growing! We’ve tried a lot of different organization tips, latest was a renovation of our door with shoe cubbies… …And are always looking for new ways to organize our home.   If you have ideas (especially photos) I would LOVE to see them on our…

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35 of the BEST Jack o Lantern Patterns

jack o latern patternsWe’ve put together 35 of the BEST Jack o Lantern Patterns for Halloween. These free pumpkin carving templates are sure to get you in a spooky mood for Halloween. You and your kids will have fun browsing through all of these pumpkin templates and choosing your very own to trace and carve this season. Also check out…

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Easy Fairy Wand Craft

Perfect for imaginative play, this Easy Fairy Wand Craft is loved by kids of all ages. Easy Fairy Wand Craft This sparkly  craft is appropriate  for home, school, or camp. It’s a cute addition to the dress-up bin, and isn’t just for pretending to be a fairy. My son used it to pretend he was…

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20 Crazy Fun Rock Decorating Ideas for Kids

 These rock decorating ideas will inspire you (and your kids!) to join in on the kindness rock craze. There are so many different ways to paint rocks, and we’ve found some of the best! Crazy Fun Rock Decorating Ideas for Kids Collecting and painting rocks is a classic activity for kids and one that gets…

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28 Of The Ultimate Halloween Games For Kids

28 ultimate halloween gamesThrow the ultimate thrill filled (non-spooky) party for and with your kids this October with these 28 awesome Halloween Games For Kids.   We’ve got you covered here on Kids Activities Blog when it comes to simple halloween games, activities, crafts and costume ideas this year = FUN. FUN. FUN! Fall House Give a cardboard…

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Apple Bookmark Craft for Back to School

Apple Bookmark CraftThis colorful bookmark craft is perfect for fall and heading back to school! So when you’ve finished  organizing your school supplies,  pull out the hair clips and felt to make these fun and colorful apple bookmarks. Be sure to make an extra to give as a teacher’s gift! For this bookmark craft you will need:…

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Make Bracelets From Craft Sticks

Craft Stick BraceletsI can’t believe just how easy it is to  make bracelets from craft sticks. We make so many craft stick projects that we always have a ton extra laying around, so we decided to turn them into bracelets for our friends! Make Bracelets From Craft Sticks Here’s what you need to make bracelets from craft…

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Apple Button Art for Kids

Apple Button ArtAre you searching for a simple and fun fall craft for kids? Try this creative Apple Button Art activity. Kids love digging their hands into the button bowl to find just the right button, making it a fabulous sensory and fine-motor activity to boot! Apple Button Art Fun for daycare, school, or home, this cute apple craft is…

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Back-to-School Picture Frame

Back-to-School Picture FrameShow off your kid’s first day of school photo with this adorable back-to-school picture frame. We’ve partnered with Imperial Sugar to bring you this fun craft that your kids can help you create! We sharpened pencils to different lengths to go around the frame, and sealed them with a special homemade decoupage made with Imperial…

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Unicorn Slime

Thank you to Elmer’s for sponsoring this blog post. I received compensation and free product from Elmer’s in exchange for writing this post. All opinions are my own. Unicorn Slime is one of our favorite borax-free slime recipes. My kids are obsessed with slime and unicorns, so what’s better than combining their two favorite things…

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30 American Flag Crafts

American Flag Crafts FeaturedThese American flag crafts offer so many creative ideas for celebrating the Fourth of July.  The kids can help with these Fourth of July DIY flag crafts that are great for decorating for any party. We have other Fourth of July crafts and activities available, but today is a focus on flags.  American Flag Crafts…

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Simple DIY Catapult

My youngest guy wanted to make a simple DIY Catapult using things that we had around the house. I thought it was a great idea and told him to go ahead and show me what he could come up with. Of course, the boy loves a challenge so he was all in and ready to…

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14 Magical Fairy Gardens You Can Make

14 Magical Fairy Gardens You Can MakeFairy gardens are so much fun! The possibilities for these enchanting little gardens are endless. You can make them entirely yourself or buy some of the parts already made. They can be so small they fit in a pot or take up a huge spot under a backyard tree. It’s totally up to you. My…

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DIY Rock Tic Tac Toe

What kiddo wouldn’t love making this fun Rock Tic Tac Toe game? It’s a simple version make with rocks they find on a camping adventure or around the yard and with just a little paint! My youngest guy loves to create and make things out of stuff around the house. I remember one time he…

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Cupcake Liner Daffodil Art

Looking for an easy and colorful spring craft for kids? We’ve got you covered! This Cupcake Liner Daffodil Art is simple, adorable, and fun for kids of all ages. It’s especially great for preschool aged children. Best of all, it requires minimal supplies and adult help. Cupcake Liner Daffodil Art Daffodils are the first spring…

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The Best Playdough Recipe

best playdough recipePlay dough is the perfect rainy day activity, and we love making it in our kitchen.  When you make your own playdough with the best playdough recipe ever, you get way more dough  for your money than when you go out and buy it. Plus, this homemade playdough is so much softer and easier to…

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Fuzzy Stick Bracelets

fuzzy stick braceletsWe’re going to show you how to make Fuzzy Stick Bracelets (aka pipe cleaners).  These are great to make for School Spirit Weeks with your school’s colors! FUZZY STICK BRACELETS This is what you need to make Fuzzy Stick Bracelets: Fuzzy sticks (or pipe cleaners) of various colors Scissors Pony beads Other charms or embellishments…

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Carrot Easter Coffee Filter Craft

easter carrot coffee filter craftIt’s almost Easter and so we’ve partnered with Nestlé SweeTARTS Soft Bites Bunnies to bring you an adorable spring kids craft. This Carrot Easter Coffee Filter Craft is filled with yummy candies that will bring a smile to your kid’s face this Easter season and make them say HIP HOP HOORAY! With a surprisingly soft texture…

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Classic Craft Stick Box Craft

Kids of all ages will have fun making classic craft stick boxes. This frugal craft is entertaining, fun, and useful. Finished boxes make thoughtful gifts for Mother’s Day, birthdays, or Father’s Day. Classic Craft Stick Box Craft When I was a little girl, I enjoyed using saved popsicle sticks to make crafts. I don’t save popsicle…

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Easter Bunny Ears Craft for Kids {SUPER CUTE!}

easter bunny ears craftI had so much making this Easter Bunny Ears Craft with my kids! Making this Easter bunny craft is so simple and super cute. If you’re looking for a fun Easter craft to making with kids, then you need to check out this bunny craft. There’s even a FREE printable included so it makes a…

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Happy Sunshine Clothespin Craft

Happy Sunshine Clothespin CraftSpring is on the way! Welcome warm air, blue skies, and sunshine with this Happy Sunshine Clothespin Craft. This simple craft is perfect for little ones working on fine-motor skills. It’s great for home, school, or daycare. Happy Sunshine Clothespin Craft We used a circle paper punch to make the base for our sun, but…

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Kids Crayon Resist Art {SO COOL!}

We think Kids Crayon Resist Art is so cool and we know you and your kids will too! Crayon resist art has been around since us moms were kids.  It is a timeless craft for kids that they’ll have fun doing over and over again. Kids Activities Blog is curious to hear how your child’s creativity…

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Easter Chick and Bunny Handprint Craft

This spring time handprint  craft is perfect for celebrating Easter with kids.  And the best part is that the paint is made of edible ingredients so it’s taste-safe, making this a great craft for kids of all ages.  This craft idea came from our sponsor, Imperial Sugar.  We followed the instructions for the Easter Chick…

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