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 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...
Make Emoji Craft: Needle Felting for Kids

Make Emoji Craft: Needle Felting for Kids

If you want to try a new craft with older kids and tweens, consider needle felting! Using pompoms, wool and felting needles, they will create a cute woollen emoji craft that can later be used for decorating backpacks. While the popularity of emojis with kids remains...
How to Start Needle Felting: Tools & Techniques

How to Start Needle Felting: Tools & Techniques

If you like acquiring new crafts or always wanted to try needle felting in particular, this is a tutorial to get you started. Included are my recommendations for basic needle felting tools and a few simple needle felting techniques to try! Even though I like trying...
Make a Simple Puppet Theatre from Cardboard

Make a Simple Puppet Theatre from Cardboard

Print our puppet theatre pattern, then make a simple puppet theatre from cardboard at home! Kids will love colouring and customizing it before giving a performance with their favourite puppets. I think that once in a while we all want to try ourselves at a new...
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...
How to Make a Windmill Model with a Printable Pattern

How to Make a Windmill Model with a Printable Pattern

Make a windmill model at home and hold an engineering study with children! With a printable template, building your own toy windmill is a quick and easy STEM activity. Windmills are fascinating machines, both aesthetically and technologically. For centuries, they...
DIY How to Make Tree House Blocks

DIY How to Make Tree House Blocks

These handmade tree house blocks open new opportunities for block play, allowing children to create natural-looking constructions and multi-levelled tree houses for fairies and forest creatures to settle in. My son loves building, so our collection of building toys...
How to Transfer Silhouette Designs onto Rocks

How to Transfer Silhouette Designs onto Rocks

You have a silhouette design you would like to paint on a rock, but can’t do freehand drawing? Try one of these three ways to transfer designs onto rocks! After I wrote about painting silhouette rocks, a few people wrote to me asking whether I have stencils for...
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...
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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