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...
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...
Rainbow Unicorn Suncatcher to Make with Kids

Rainbow Unicorn Suncatcher to Make with Kids

Make stained glass unicorn suncatchers with kids! This craft comes with two free printable templates and makes for a quick and easy way to decorate windows. Rainbow unicorns are colourful and beautiful. Even if your children aren’t obsessed with the magical...
Fairy Lanterns from Mason Jars

Fairy Lanterns from Mason Jars

Turn mason jars into a set of fairy lanterns with frolicking silhouettes of enchanted creatures! Update! You can watch a video of me making lanterns here. The post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Two years ago, I made a set of Halloween and...
Stained Glass Heart Suncatcher

Stained Glass Heart Suncatcher

Make a stained glass heart suncatcher with kids! It’s surprisingly easy, with nothing but black glue, sharpie markers and some recyclables. My kids and I really enjoy the process of making suncatchers with black glue. First of all, they really are easy and cheap...
Romantic Evening Mason Jar Lanterns

Romantic Evening Mason Jar Lanterns

Upcycle mason jars and turn them into a set of lanterns with romantic printable silhouettes set against the background of a purple sky at twilight. Perfect for atmospheric decor, for a date-at-home, Valentine’s Day, or a wedding! Three years ago, I made sets of...
Fairy Tale Mason Jar Lanterns

Fairy Tale Mason Jar Lanterns

Turn mason jars into a set of fairy-tale lanterns with silhouettes of fairies and unicorns! Three years ago, I made sets of both Halloween and Christmas lanterns. We have enjoyed them for a while, and have since made a few new designs. Along the way, I’ve been...
Black Glue Stained Glass Art

Black Glue Stained Glass Art

Make imitation stained glass with black glue! Try this unique craft technique with kids and create numerous window decorations and suncatchers. I’ve tried many different ways of making imitation stained glass. I have never tried the real thing, true, what with...
Black Glue & Sharpies Butterfly Suncatcher

Black Glue & Sharpies Butterfly Suncatcher

Want to make a cheery butterfly suncatcher with kids? It’s surprisingly easy with nothing but black glue, sharpie markers and some recyclables. The post contains Amazon affiliate links to the products we used.  When I first saw drawings created with black...
Space Stained Glass Suncatchers

Space Stained Glass Suncatchers

For kids who are interested in the cosmos, make these stained glass space suncatchers from… plastic plates! I enjoyed experimenting with my stained glass paints, and I wanted to share the experience with my young artist. The only problem, the stained glass...
Stained Glass Space Painting

Stained Glass Space Painting

Learn how to paint space with stained glass paints in a simple way! This technique works for creating beautiful abstract wall art and decorating craft projects. Birthdays and Christmas approaching, my family usually ask me at some point. “Any ideas on what...
Name Punch Pinata from Cardboard Rolls

Name Punch Pinata from Cardboard Rolls

Having an ABC birthday party or celebrating the first birthday? Make this simple name punch pinata from cardboard rolls and spell the birthday kid’s name! Our little Faye turned one last week. The date called for celebration! Now, there used to be a time when...
Easter Egg Suncatchers

Easter Egg Suncatchers

Make stained glass Easter egg suncatchers with kids! This craft comes with four free printable Easter egg designs and makes for a quick and easy way to decorate windows for Easter. We enjoy making stained glass suncatchers with kids. They so are easy and cheap to make...
Stained Glass Shamrock Suncatcher

Stained Glass Shamrock Suncatcher

Make a stained glass shamrock suncatcher with kids! Quick and easy craft in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day celebration, that you can make with nothing but black glue, sharpie markers and some recyclables. We enjoy making stained glass suncatchers with kids....
Scrap Robots: STEM Challenge

Scrap Robots: STEM Challenge

Put together a tinkering box with odd hardware pieces and scrap metal, add a set of magnets and have STEAM building fun with kids, creating quirky steampunk robots and machines. Building! Robots! With magnets! Each of these words must sound like a song to my son....

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