Crayon shaving eggs are easy to make and visually stunning works of Easter art. Learn how to make them - for yourself, or with the kids. You'll also love these plastic easter eggs turned bunnies! The Easter Egg by Jan Brett is this week's Virtual Book Club for Kids pick. This cute book features all sorts of fun ways to make fancy Easter eggs, so I decided it was … [Read more...] about Crayon Shaving Eggs
I like to keep my kids focused on giving back during the holiday season. My kids make gifts for one another and their teachers, we send cards, and collect food for homeless shelters. When Little Loving Hands contacted me about writing about their crafting for a cause subscription kits for kids, I was thrilled. My kids and I have reviewed many different subscription kit services … [Read more...] about Little Loving Hands: Crafting for a Cause for Kids
I came up with this fun eraser stamped sheep craft for kids as a Chinese New Year activity for the kids since 2015 is the year of the sheep. All four kids enjoyed making flocks of these little sheep, and they double up as an excellent spring craft for kids! This is a quick and easy craft that looks cute whether it is made by a two-year-old or an … [Read more...] about Eraser Stamped Sheep Craft for Kids
It’s school vacation week! In order to focus on spending time with our families, the other After School cohosts and I decided to take this Monday and next (12/30) off from hosting the After School linky - but we will leave last week's linky open, so you can continue to add your activities! We want to make sure you and your kids have plenty of fun activities to enjoy during … [Read more...] about Favorite Arts and Crafts for Kids from the After School Team
I’ve started hosting monthly toddler and preschooler craft play dates for our local Mother’s Club. Our latest one was a Valentine Crafts playdate! It was very popular and easy to put together, so I thought I would share it here. I bought larger foam hearts, and smaller paper hearts that opened up to glue onto the foam hearts. We already had glue sticks and markers and crayons. … [Read more...] about Host a Valentine Crafts Playdate!