Friendly Monster Watercolour Blow Art with Straws

Friendly Monster Watercolour Blow Art with Straws

If you like making process art and trying new painting techniques with kids, keep this watercolour monster craft in mind for the next rainy afternoon. They are guaranteed to brighten your day! Do all kids have a fondness for straws? In five years, they definitely...
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...
Board Games for Preschools

Board Games for Preschools

Board games for preschools make learning a part of everyday life! Do you wonder which are the best board games for preschoolers that adults would also like? Here is the list of our favourite games to play as a family with three- and four-year-olds. In our life before...
How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

How to Paint a Space Pumpkin for Halloween

If your kids aren’t old enough to carve pumpkins, try making these no-carve painted space pumpkins for Halloween! It’s strange how it never occurred to me before that we could paint pumpkins for Halloween. Of course, carving is fun! But it’s a lot...
Spider Jack-in-the-Box: Free Printable Toy

Spider Jack-in-the-Box: Free Printable Toy

Did your kids like Jack-in-the-Box toys when they were younger? Now they can make a DIY Jack-in-the-Box from paper, while having a fun engineering experience! When we made our paper Jack-in-the-box toys and hid Jack-o’-lanterns inside, I wrote that kids can make...
Jack in the Box Paper Toy with a Free Printable Template

Jack in the Box Paper Toy with a Free Printable Template

Remember those old Jack in the Box toys? Now you can make a DIY Jack in the Box from paper, while having a fun engineering experience with kids! One day, I was playing with a pair of puppets that we made using the so-called accordion articulation. While possessing a...
Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Painting Space Leaves with a Sponge

Have you tried painting leaves? It’s a very simple autumn art project. The leaves I painted this autumn look as if they blew in on a cosmic wind. When I choose a new project, it’s often just a simple curiosity as to how a certain craft can be made. Summer...
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...
Make a Back-to-School Book of Questions for Kids

Make a Back-to-School Book of Questions for Kids

As a first-day-of-school tradition, make this little back-to-school book together with kids! Filled with writing and drawing prompts, it captures their likes and dislikes, hobbies and aspirations. A fun keepsake for parents and a creative way for teachers to get to...
Articulated Dragon Puppet with Free Printable Template

Articulated Dragon Puppet with Free Printable Template

Make an articulated dragon puppet from paper with a free printable puppet template! Pet Dragon? Have you ever thought of what it would be like to have a pet dragon? If we consult literary sources, they differ on this account: a dragon brought quite a bit of trouble to...

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