Valentine’s Day Colouring Pages for Kids

Valentine’s Day Colouring Pages for Kids

Learn about unique holidays and traditions from around the world with these Valentine’s Day colouring pages for kids that turn into a giant Valentine poster! As I was making our study plan for February, I stumbled over Valentine’s Day. Over the years, we have...
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...
Painting Watercolour Hearts with Kids

Painting Watercolour Hearts with Kids

Use resist to make personalized watercolour hearts for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day. The craft is surprisingly easy and fun for kids! The interesting thing about watercolours is sometimes you can patiently work with them for hours to create a picture...
How to Make a Paper Jack in the Box for Valentine’s Day

How to Make a Paper Jack in the Box for Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, make a paper Jack in the Box with a throbbing heart inside to give as a gift to someone special! A jack-in-the-box toy is a quick engineering craft you can make with kids. As long as you have some paper to print the templates on and glue to...
DIY Foam Glider Template for Valentine’s Day

DIY Foam Glider Template for Valentine’s Day

Looking for a non-sweet Valentine idea for kids? We recommend these DIY foam glider templates – they come with a card, and they actually work!  Last week, we made a couple of foam glider airplanes, based on a real MIG-15 airplane. We played with, modified,...
Birds: Free Printable Card, Colouring Page & Drawing Prompt

Birds: Free Printable Card, Colouring Page & Drawing Prompt

These free printable bird cards come with a bird colouring page and an art prompt on the back. Read the card, then enjoy colouring! A card is always a nice gesture, especially with Valentine’s Day coming, and if there is something more to the card, it is even...
Button Heart Gift Wrap for Valentine’s Day

Button Heart Gift Wrap for Valentine’s Day

Feel like wrapping a gift creatively or maybe making some Valentine’s Day art? My 3-year-old and I made a button heart gift wrap! When we wrap presents, most of them get wrapped quickly – between throwing together lunch and washing up after. But we like to...
Make a Lantern Card: “You’re the Light of My Life”

Make a Lantern Card: “You’re the Light of My Life”

There are plenty of stereotypical images that can be used to good effect when making a card to celebrate an event, but a handmade card to celebrate your love for someone may require something more personal. When creating a card for my husband, I cut our silhouettes...