Kids’ Crafts & Activities

Dinosaur Nail & Wood Craft (Easy String Art for Kids)

Dinosaur Nail & Wood Craft (Easy String Art for Kids)

This dinosaur string art is a unique craft that has the benefit of teaching your kid the real-life skill of hammering (depending on their age.) If you’ve never done string art before, this post has everything you need to know to get started. Not only […]

Panda Bear Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Kids

Panda Bear Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Kids

This panda bear is a really simple craft that you can make within minutes of making this post. There’s no set up, nothing messy like paint, and you’re almost certain to already have everything you need. (If you don’t have black paper handy, you could […]

School Bus Painting Activity for Preschoolers

School Bus Painting Activity for Preschoolers

I admit that I tend to be unfairly biased toward girls when I create kids’ printables and crafts for this blog. I don’t do it on purpose, but I’m guessing that it’s for 3 reasons: I used to be a girl and “girl things” appeal […]

DIY Teddy Bear Halloween Treat Boxes (with Templates)

DIY Teddy Bear Halloween Treat Boxes (with Templates)

I love Halloween as much as anybody else, but I always like the “cute” side of it (pumpkins, fun costumes, cartoony ghosts) aspects of it rather than the scary/gory/haunted house element. And, of course, the candy. If you’re looking for a cute-not-scary way to pack […]

How to Make a Mermaid Bookmark (with Printable Templates)

How to Make a Mermaid Bookmark (with Printable Templates)

You can never have too bookmarks — and this DIY mermaid bookmark is absolutely adorable. The printable template includes the instructions (written in first person by the mermaid, who I’ve named “Pearl”), so kids can make this bookmark with little to no assistance. All you […]

Coffee Filter Leaf & Pumpkin Craft (with Food Coloring)

Coffee Filter Leaf & Pumpkin Craft (with Food Coloring)

This fall garland of leaves and pumpkins made from coffee filters is a fun craft that can kinda sorta double as a science experiment with a bit of creativity. This is one of those crafts — like my Mickey Mouse marble painting — where not […]

Printable Slumber Party Activities (Mermaid Style!)

Printable Slumber Party Activities (Mermaid Style!)

If your little girl is planning a slumber party anytime soon, you’ve got to check out this adorable activity. Each girl gets to pick a pillow and sleeping bag for their sleeping bag, then they all get to pick a mermaid name and work on […]

Seasons of a Tree: A Q-Tip Painting Idea for Kids

Seasons of a Tree: A Q-Tip Painting Idea for Kids

Here’s a great art project that not only helps kids learn about creating texture and layering colors, but also is a way to learn about the changing seasons. We did our trees by painting with one Q-tip at a time, but I’ve also seen people […]

No-Cook Pumpkin Themed Play Dough Recipe

No-Cook Pumpkin Themed Play Dough Recipe

This play dough recipe is sometimes referred to as “Cloud Dough” because of how soft and smooth it is. Now I should clarify right off the bat that there is no pumpkin in this recipe. In fact, it’s not an edible play dough, so if […]

Toilet Paper Roll Cat Craft for Kids

Toilet Paper Roll Cat Craft for Kids

This cat craft is super easy and requires almost literally no skills other than hitting your computer’s “Print” button and cutting out and gluing shapes. However, if you want to be more creative, you can certainly dress it up by varying the colors, drawing designs […]