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...
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...
How to Make Fantasy Mermaid Eggs

How to Make Fantasy Mermaid Eggs

If your children have a fascination with mermaids, they might just like making this mermaid egg craft! Made of shells and beach glass, this craft is a good way to use up all the keepsakes from a seaside trip in a little fantasy-inspired creation. The idea was born...
How to Make a Bean Teepee for Backyard Play

How to Make a Bean Teepee for Backyard Play

If you’re looking for a kids’ gardening project this summer, try building a bean teepee. This natural play tent is a fun addition to the backyard and a perfect hideout for little explorers. Last summer was our first as home owners, and we were as...
DIY Rainbow Unicorn Hobby Horse

DIY Rainbow Unicorn Hobby Horse

Making a rainbow unicorn hobby horse is a sure cure against February gloom! I have a few certain weaknesses. Chocolate. Moss. Lemons. Rainbows. When I am feeling positive, I call them my secret ingredients. If there is a way to squeeze them in a project, I won’t...
DIY Valentine Foam Airplane with Printable Design

DIY Valentine Foam Airplane with Printable Design

Looking for a non-sweet Valentine idea for kids? We loved making these airplanes – 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, and decorated...
DIY Foam Glider Airplane with Printable Pattern & Design

DIY Foam Glider Airplane with Printable Pattern & Design

Do your kids like foam glider airplanes? Craft a DIY version together at home! With a printable pattern, it’s very easy. In my opinion, foam airplanes are on par with balloons for kids. Both are simple, but bring exuberant amount of fun to kids. Never last long...
DIY Layer Blocks for Building Doll Houses and Ramps

DIY Layer Blocks for Building Doll Houses and Ramps

If your kids are into STEM activities and building, these wooden layer blocks will add a new dimension to their wooden block play and allow them to build multi-leveled doll houses, garages and towers! A few years ago, when we first started playing with wooden building...
How to Make Fantasy Dragon Eggs

How to Make Fantasy Dragon Eggs

What would dragon eggs look like? As a fan of both Harry Potter and A Game of Thrones, I have been pondering this question for a while. Last Easter my son voiced the question as well, and over the course of a short family discussion, we decided that...
DIY Space Christmas Ornaments

DIY Space Christmas Ornaments

One of my favourite family traditions for Christmas is making a handmade ornament with the kids to add to our tree. This year’s craft is space ornaments with swirling nebulae and twinkling stars! If our handmade ornament is supposed to represent the year, the...
Winter Art Projects with Printable Prompts for Kids

Winter Art Projects with Printable Prompts for Kids

Need a winter boredom buster or a gift for kids who like making art? Try these printable art activities, which prompt kids to finish them with crayons, paints or play-dough! Making art is fun, and children like to draw and paint. It is important for them, as making...

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