Threading with beads is great fine motor practice for little hands, and with Valentines Day approaching, what better use for your beaded pipe cleaners than to turn them into heart ornaments! Pipe cleaners are great for this type of ornament as they are so flexible and easy to shape, so you could make lots of different […]
Paint samples are such a trendy commodity in the craft world right now! The stores generally have them free and as long as you do not clear the shelves, they are happy to let you take them! Using a few differently colour paint samples, you can easily create this simple flower craft with kids. These […]
If you’re looking for simple and fun Chinese New Year crafts for kids, this Chinese New Year Shaker is made from paper plates and is lots of fun for kids to decorate to celebrate Chinese New Year. This year Chinese New Year starts on February 8th, and will be the Year of the Monkey.
This crazy easy octopus craft uses a toilet paper roll and can be changed up and themed for all kinds of holidays and seasons of the year. With this red and pink theme it’s perfect for Valentines. You can pair it with a cute saying like “lots of legs… I mean lots of love!”
A home made Valentines card is always more heart felt and personal than a store bought card, and they can be lots of fun to make too – an excuse to let your creative side out! The kids and I made some Valentines crafts to give to their loved one and one of our favourites was this […]
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