How to Make Colourful Shadow Puppets of Butterflies

How to Make Colourful Shadow Puppets of Butterflies

Learn an easy way to make colourful shadow puppets with kids! Making a set of vibrant butterfly shadow puppets and playing with light and shadows will be a great summer STEM project. At first, it may come as a surprise – colourful shadow puppets! Built on the...
Flower Symmetry: Draw the Missing Half Art Prompts

Flower Symmetry: Draw the Missing Half Art Prompts

Use flower symmetry as a way to explain symmetry to children, then create beautiful symmetrical flower drawings with these printable draw-the-missing-half art prompts! Explaining the concept of symmetry doesn’t have to be abstract and theoretical. A good start...
Planet Earth: Clay Craft for Earth Day & Earth Study

Planet Earth: Clay Craft for Earth Day & Earth Study

Celebrate Earth Day with kids by making this Earth craft from air-dry clay! I always get excited about trying new art and craft supplies! Our latest discovery was in the sculpting department and, after a few tries, turned out to be my favourite air-dry clay to use...
Famous Women in History: Printable Paper Dolls

Famous Women in History: Printable Paper Dolls

Famous Women in History Dress-Up Dolls feature printable costumes of twenty women who have changed the world. Print, cut, and learn about twenty inspiring heroines. One of the many reasons I like using paper dolls for teaching is because they make it easy for kids to...
20 Famous Women Colouring Pages

20 Famous Women Colouring Pages

Print these free famous women colouring pages and posters and learn about women’s history! Throughout history and across the globe, whenever women wanted to do something daring, they always had to face two kinds of challenges. One challenge was naturally...
Painting with Roll-on Deodorant Bottles

Painting with Roll-on Deodorant Bottles

Recycle roll-on deodorant bottles by turning them into roll-on painting bottles for toddlers to make mess-free art! My son has a curious fascination with vessels. In a store, he often eyes the shelves with straw cups, flasks, and bottles longingly, never giving up...
Stained Glass Christmas Suncatchers with Free Printable Templates

Stained Glass Christmas Suncatchers with Free Printable Templates

Make stained glass Christmas suncatchers with kids! This winter craft comes with four pages of Christmas ornament templates and makes for a quick and easy way to decorate windows in celebration of the season. Stained glass suncatchers are one of our favourite...
DIY Christmas Jack-in-the-Box with a Gingerbread Man Pop-Up

DIY Christmas Jack-in-the-Box with a Gingerbread Man Pop-Up

Remember those old Jack in the Box toys? This Christmas, put together a handmade Jack-in-the-Box with children. It’s a quick and simple craft, but it has plenty of applications! It can be a little toy gift for a younger sibling, a homemade card that kids give to...
Make a DIY Krampus Christmas Ornament from Felt

Make a DIY Krampus Christmas Ornament from Felt

Decorate your tree with a DIY Krampus ornament, in celebration of the famous Christmas beast from Austria! Made from felt, these homemade ornaments are so easy that even kids can put them together. Have you ever heard of Krampus? He is half-demon and half-goat. He...
Free Printable Santa Claus Paper Doll

Free Printable Santa Claus Paper Doll

Make a Santa Claus paper doll with this free printable design, then change his costume – and he’s a Christmas elf! Christmas is swiftly approaching now, and our paper dolls have a few more costumes for the coming season!  With these free printable...
How to Make Simple Articulated Robots with Kids

How to Make Simple Articulated Robots with Kids

Build a simple articulated wooden robot! It is a great engineering project to teach kids how articulation works and a perfect woodworking project for beginners. My kids have a lot of toys. When I’ve just tripped over one, I tend to think they have too...
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...
31 Fun Things for Kids to Draw in the Fall

31 Fun Things for Kids to Draw in the Fall

Are your kids wondering what to draw? Get this list of drawing challenges and fun things for kids to draw in the fall! “Mommy, I’m bored. What should I do?” “Well, you like drawing. Why don’t you draw something?” “Okay…...
Fall Leaf Suncatchers with Free Printable Templates

Fall Leaf Suncatchers with Free Printable Templates

Make fall leaf suncatchers that look like stained glass! This autumn craft comes together quickly with five free printable templates and makes for an easy way to decorate windows in celebration of the season. It has been a while since we decorated windows with our...
Free Printable Autumn & Spring Paper Dolls

Free Printable Autumn & Spring Paper Dolls

Get these free printable dress-up paper dolls ready for the fall and spring! Autumn is here, and our printable paper dolls need warmer clothes, so I was happy to oblige. I have mixed feelings about autumn. The first yellow leaf always gives me this bittersweet...