Friday, May 20, 2016

Coffee Filter Suncatchers!

Go catch some sun!

Here is a cute and easy craft to make with the kids: http://alittlepinchofperfect.com/ocean-animal-coffee-filter-craf/. Add some color to your playroom or any room with these suncatchers, make a few or make a bunch! Enjoy!

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Shaker Eggs!

Got summer jitters? Make shaker eggs with the kids!

Here is the link with full instructions: http://www.mamasmiles.com/fancy-shaker-eggs-version-two/. Have fun!

Friday, May 6, 2016

Boats!

On your mark, get set, sail!

Let your children discover how many different ways they can build a boat that sails or floats. Which boat floats the best? Which boat sails the fastest?

Here is the link for full instructions: http://www.teachpreschool.org/2013/05/making-simple-boats-that-float/. Also, the book mentioned in the post, Little Tug by Stephen Savage, is a good book that my preschool story timer kids and I enjoyed reading. Enjoy!

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Pipe Cleaner Dragons!

Here is a really cute craft for today: Pipe Cleaner Dragons! I would make dozens of these and suspend them from my bedroom ceiling just to tease the pooches, I jest, because I think they are that cool!

The link with detailed instructions: http://frugalfun4boys.com/2015/08/25/pipe-cleaner-dragons/. Caution: this craft does call for hot glue guns and scissors, please be careful with these around small children.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Chalkboard Paint!

Anytime you get to make your own crafts to play with is always a good time. You can either make your own colorful chalkboard paint, or you can pick-up a small can of it from the hardware store for under $5.

Here is the link with detailed instructions: http://www.abeautifulmess.com/2012/02/how-to-mix-chalkboard-paint-in-any-color.html#. The text formatting is a little bit off, but there are plenty of photos along the way for you to get the idea of how to do this craft. Enjoy!

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Magazine Drawing Craft!

Let your child's imagination go on an adventure with this craft. It's cost effective, and you can do it almost anywhere.

Have your child cut out and gather images or pictures from their favorite magazines and paste them onto blank construction paper. Then they fill the rest of the page with images or scenery they make-up. Here is the link with detailed instructions: http://artfulparent.com/2015/01/drawing-prompts-for-kids-with-magazine-pictures.html. Enjoy!

Friday, April 8, 2016

Woven Butterflies!

Today's post is a pretty easy weaving craft that the whole family can do. You only need five things, and the clean up is hassle free!

Here is the link with full instructions: http://www.thecrafttrain.com/1/post/2015/11/woven-craft-stick-butterflies.html.

Enjoy!