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...
Fun Things for Kids to Draw in the Fall

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…...
Stained Glass Leaf Suncatcher with Free Printable Templates

Stained Glass Leaf Suncatcher with Free Printable Templates

Make stained glass leaf suncatchers with kids! This autumn craft comes with five free printable templates and makes for a quick and easy way to decorate windows to celebrate the season. It has been a while since we decorated windows with our homemade imitation stained...
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...
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...
Pirate Dress-Up Paper Dolls: Free Printable Craft

Pirate Dress-Up Paper Dolls: Free Printable Craft

Dress up these free printable paper dolls as pirates and throw a pirate party for kids! It’s really a bit of a mystery how pirates, as rugged and violent bunch as they are, gained so much popularity! My guess is, they offer an escape to all the people who dream...
School Uniforms Around the World: Printable Dress-Up Paper Dolls

School Uniforms Around the World: Printable Dress-Up Paper Dolls

Explore cultural diversity with kids by getting our printable paper dolls ready for school and dressing them up in a variety of school uniforms around the world! It is always fascinating to learn what is different about life in other parts of the world. Ever since I...
Map Study Watercolour Painting with Children

Map Study Watercolour Painting with Children

Are you doing a map unit study with kids this year? Make your own map with different types of landscapes, using a simple watercolour technique! I love maps. Actually, everyone in our family does. If there is a map in a book, it automatically gets a bonus point from...
Back to School Printable Paper Dolls

Back to School Printable Paper Dolls

For a back-to-school craft, make a set of printable paper dolls with a wardrobe that will take them through a school year! Transition for going back to school can sometimes be tricky, especially for young children, who aren’t used to spending so much time away...
Free Printable Weather Wheel for Kids

Free Printable Weather Wheel for Kids

For preschools and kindergartens, supplement a weather study unit with this cute and free printable weather wheel for kids! Weather observation is one scientific interaction we all have with nature on a daily basis. We wake up, we look out of the window, and we...