Pumpkin Fairy Garden for Halloween Display

Pumpkin Fairy Garden for Halloween Display

Build fairy houses from pumpkins and put together a pumpkin fairy garden for Halloween display this year! After I challenged my six-year-old son to build a house from a pumpkin and made one alongside him, we decided right away that we needed more. I’ve always...
Pumpkin House: Engineering Project for Kids

Pumpkin House: Engineering Project for Kids

Learn the tips and tricks of how to build a pumpkin house for an autumn STEM project with kids! If I learned something from my son, who loves building, it would be this – anything can be used for engineering constructions! I still remember him vividly at...
Felted Pom Pom Acorn Craft for Kids

Felted Pom Pom Acorn Craft for Kids

Turn your collection of acorn caps into a colourful autumn craft – make pom pom acorns! This is the time of the year I find myself coming back from nature outings with my pockets full. The truth is, I cannot walk past acorns and chestnuts without pocketing a...
DIY Fairy Doors from Painted Rocks

DIY Fairy Doors from Painted Rocks

Make fairy doors from painted rocks, and turn any old tree trunk into a magical fairy house! People like to hide – and find –  painted rocks because they stand out as something unusual. But what if a rock, while still painted and unusual, became a part of...
Painted Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Rocks

Painted Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Rocks

If you like painting rocks, here is a fun autumn craft for you and the kids – turn rocks into jack-o-lantern pumpkins! I don’t grow pumpkins every year; it’s every other year with me. That’s how it goes: one year, I get inspired to plant...
Nature Art Prompts: Birds

Nature Art Prompts: Birds

These six nature art prompts encourage artists of all ages to finish the ink drawings of birds with natural materials. Collaborate with nature and create gorgeous pictures! Making collaborative art is always an enriching experience. And this pack invites artists of...
Christmas Silhouette Painted Rocks with Printable Designs

Christmas Silhouette Painted Rocks with Printable Designs

Decorate rocks with magical Christmas silhouettes and a snowy sky! Santa Claus in a sleigh, reindeer, a winter forest and children playing in the snow – it’s a great selection for a festive rock painting project. Don’t feel confident doing...
How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

If your kids aren’t old enough to carve pumpkins, try making these no-carve painted space pumpkins for Halloween! It’s strange how it never occurred to me before that we could paint pumpkins for Halloween. Of course, carving is fun! But it’s a lot...
Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Have you tried painting leaves? It’s a very simple autumn art project. The leaves I painted this autumn look as if they blew in on a cosmic wind. When I choose a new project, it’s often just a simple curiosity as to how a certain craft can be made. Summer...
Magical Halloween Silhouette Painted Rocks

Magical Halloween Silhouette Painted Rocks

Decorate rocks with magical Halloween silhouettes drawn over a vibrant sunset sky! It has certainly been a good year for all the rock painters, me included. The new trend of painting and hiding rocks this summer has inspired a lot of fun rock creations! The summer is...
How to Transfer Silhouette Designs onto Rocks

How to Transfer Silhouette Designs onto Rocks

You have a silhouette design you would like to paint on a rock, but can’t do freehand drawing? Try one of these three ways to transfer designs onto rocks! After I wrote about painting silhouette rocks, a few people wrote to me asking whether I have stencils for...
Magical Landscape Silhouette Painted Rocks for a Rock Hunt

Magical Landscape Silhouette Painted Rocks for a Rock Hunt

Decorate rocks with elegant landscape silhouettes drawn over a starry twilight sky! Now you can also read about how to transfer designs onto rocks instead of doing freehand drawing. This summer has brought a new artistic trend into the spotlight. Some of my friends...
Leaf Messages and Doodles

Leaf Messages and Doodles

A fun and simple way for kids to make art and practice writing with nature in the summer! Don’t these leaf messages look as if they were left by fairies? That was the idea, anyway! The leaf messages introduced my son to his kindness elves. In case you...
Space Rocks Fridge Magnets

Space Rocks Fridge Magnets

Let the kids paint rocks as if they were pieces of the night sky and make space rock fridge magnets! Our four-year-old son loves everything cosmic. He is concerned about comets and plans to build space robots when he grows up. Very global set of mind! Together with...
How to Make a Fairy Door from Popsicle Sticks

How to Make a Fairy Door from Popsicle Sticks

Learn how to make a fairy door from popsicle sticks and add a little bit of everyday magic to your playroom! It’s refreshing to add a little bit of magic into everyday family life! Sometimes we have a family dinner by candlelight or go on a treasure hunt...
Draw the Missing Half: Leaf Art Study

Draw the Missing Half: Leaf Art Study

Challenge your kids to draw the missing half of a leaf. A fun autumn nature craft and an art study of a leaf! ALSO TRY: Draw the Missing Half: Flowers, Draw the Missing Half: Landmarks, Draw the Missing Half: Vehicles, Draw the Missing Half: Insects. The post contains...