Kids’ Crafts & Activities

14 Christmas Snowman Crafts for Kids

14 Christmas Snowman Crafts for Kids

We live in the southeast, so it’s rare that we get to make an actual snowman. (Although it has happened!) But matter what the weather is like, snowmen are an icon of winter and the Christmas season. So if you can’t make one outside (and […]

Christmas Snowman Craft for Preschoolers

Christmas Snowman Craft for Preschoolers

Do you ever use store-bought pasta sauce? How about salsa? Jelly? Olives? Pickles? Applesauce? If so, I bet you’re throwing away all those jar lids when you and your kids could be making a cute winter snowman out of them. After reading this post, you’ll […]

Easy toilet paper roll crafts for toddlers & preschoolers

Easy toilet paper roll crafts for toddlers & preschoolers

Toilet paper rolls: We all have them. We’re constantly getting more of them. You might as well put them to good use, right? Here are 12 fun and easy crafts using toilet paper rolls that are perfect for toddlers and preschoolers, either at home or […]

Easy Winter Sensory Bottle (with Snowflakes!)

Easy Winter Sensory Bottle (with Snowflakes!)

This snowflake sensory is both beautiful and easy to make — plus it kind of doubles as DIY winter home decor.   So what’s a sensory bottle? If you’re not familiar with sensory bottles (also known as discovery bottles or calm down jars), they’re basically […]

Paper Straw Christmas Tree Craft for Preschoolers

Paper Straw Christmas Tree Craft for Preschoolers

This is an easy Christmas craft that perschoolers could do (probably with a little assistance), but that looks nice enough that it doesn’t scream “a little kid made this!” It can obviously be used as a tree ornament … but you can also skip the […]

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 […]