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...
How to Make a Castle from Cardboard

How to Make a Castle from Cardboard

Learn how to make a castle from cardboard, paper rolls and other recyclables!  Chances are, you have a lot of packing tubes, paper towel and wrapping paper rolls, potato chip or nut containers in your recycling bin. We sure did. At least, until we decided to make...
Mermaid Paper Dolls with Printable Templates

Mermaid Paper Dolls with Printable Templates

Make mermaid paper dolls from our printable templates! It’s the perfect craft for a mermaid party – everyone can cut their own paper mermaid.  When I was young, I liked playing with paper dolls and even made my own. When I started homeschooling my...
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...
How to Make a Stuffed Animal from a Drawing… Without Sewing!

How to Make a Stuffed Animal from a Drawing… Without Sewing!

Make a stuffed animal from a drawing… without sewing! The simple needle felting project will allow you to create a special keepsake for your child. You know those companies that turn children’s drawings into stuffed animals? I always find the results...
Watercolour Monster Straw Painting Art

Watercolour Monster Straw Painting Art

If you like process art and new painting techniques, try this monster straw painting art! The adorable watercolour monsters are guaranteed to brighten your day. Do all kids have a fondness for straws? In five years, they haven’t lost appeal for my son!...
Free Printable Nature Journal

Free Printable Nature Journal

Learn how to start a printable nature journal with kids using a free template that offers ten creative prompts. This simple STEM activity will encourage kids to go outside, explore nature scientifically, then record their nature finds artistically! Our appreciation of...
How to Paint Pumpkin Rocks

How to Paint Pumpkin Rocks

Learn how to paint pumpkin rocks with our fun autumn craft tutorial! I don’t grow pumpkins every year. Usually, some years, I get inspired to plant pumpkins and marvel at how well they are doing until they fill the whole garden. Then we pick them and realize we...
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...
How to Paint Space in Acrylic with Kids

How to Paint Space in Acrylic with Kids

Learn how to paint space with acrylics in a simple way that even children can accomplish! This technique works for creating beautiful abstract wall art and decorating craft projects. If you’ve been around this blog for a while, you might have noticed that...