For this month’s Kids Craft Star’s challenge, we’ve been crafting with doilies. You can pick these up in the supermarket nearby to the paper plates, cups and party supplies and they make cheap and convenient craft supplies. If you’ve been looking for a different canvas to let your kids create on, why not try doilies. […]
Paper Plate crafts are definitely one of our favourite types of craft. They’re so simple, and can look really effective. These paper plate caterpillars are super cute, and will be perfect for spring time when the kids start to spend lots of time in the garden, or for a mini beasts topic. You could of […]
If you’re looking for an easy Valentines craft for kids to make, why not try this simple thumbprint heart bookmark. Kids can give it as a Valentines gift to their loved ones, who will then think of them every time they read a book!
Todays craft, Upcycled Snowman Thank You Cards, is from our contributor Nicola from CraftyKidsatHome.com Before you throw all of your Christmas cards into the recycling bin, keep a few aside and upcycle them into Snowmen. They will look great stuck onto the front of your post-Christmas thank you cards.
Handprint crafts are always some of the cutest crafts to make with your kids. They’re fun to look back at when they’re older and see those tiny little hands! This snowflake handprint is a simple idea for a winter craft to make with the kids, and will work well with younger toddlers too
Fireworks are such a fun theme for kids arts and crafts projects, and they are so versatile too – you can make them in so many different ways! We made these fireworks pictures using coloured sand, and white glue. You could try the same project with coloured salt too, or even just with loose glitter […]
One of my favourite things about New Year’s Eve is fireworks. I have always been a fan of fireworks displays, and will happily take any excuse to watch them! They make a great theme for kids crafts too, and this simple fireworks craft using a toilet roll stamper is ideal for kids of all ages.
Whether for New Year’s Eve, Bonfire Night, or 4th July, Fireworks always make a fun theme for art work with the kids. We first tried out spinning top painting a while back, with a huge cardboard canvas in our living room. It is pretty messy, but a lot of fun! I had been thinking that […]
Making letter crafts is a great way to familiarise kids with each of the letters of the alphabet. If you’re following a letter of the week approach, then I hope these ideas will be useful to fit in among your various letter activities of the week – or if you’re taking a less structured route to learning the […]
This popcorn Sheep, or lamb (whichever you prefer!) is a fun and cute craft to make with kids. My boys love to eat popcorn when we go to the cinema, but we don’t often use it for crafting so this idea has a great novelty factor for them. Your kids are sure to enjoy making […]