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Name Writing Practice for Preschoolers~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Beginner Name Writing Practice for Preschoolers

Here's a simple way for parents and teachers to encourage name writing practice and letter … [Read More...]

Crumpled Paper Art for Kids Inspired by the Book, Ish!

Crumpled Paper Art for Kids Inspired by Ish

Turn crumpled pieces of paper into colorful artwork in this fun art project for kids. This easy art … [Read More...]

Shark Crafts for Kids: Shark Suncatcher~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Shark Crafts for Preschoolers: Shark Suncatcher

Here's a shark craft for kids perfect for an ocean theme or for shark week. We used these shark … [Read More...]

15+ Moon-Themed Crafts, Science Activities, Book Lists, and Sensory Play Ideas

Astronomy for Kids: Moon Crafts and Activities

If you're looking for all kinds of moon-themed learning activities for kids, you'll want to check … [Read More...]

25+ Easter Basket Ideas (Art supplies, toys, and activities)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Over 25 Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

Easter is fast approaching! Here's some candy-free Easter basket ideas for the Easter bunny to … [Read More...]

Leprechaun Trap Ideas for St. Patrick's Day~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Leprechaun Trap Ideas

Are you planning on making a leprechaun trap for St. Patrick's Day? Here are a few ideas for kids to … [Read More...]

Flowers on Unique Watercolor Background- spring art for kids

Spring Art Projects: Flowers on Watercolor Background

Here's a colorful spring art project for kids that combines a few different art techniques- black … [Read More...]

Butterfly Life Cycle Paper Plate Craft for Kids (w/ FREE template)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Butterfly Life Cycle Craft (with FREE Printable Template)

In this fun spring craft for kids, children will illustrate the butterfly life cycle right onto a … [Read More...]

Monarch Butterfly Wings Tutorial~ Buggy and Buddy

Felt Monarch Butterfly Wings (Tutorial)

These felt monarch butterfly wings are very simple to make and make a great Halloween costume or a … [Read More...]

art for kids inspired by the story, Beautiful Oops!- Painting on Torn Newspaper

Torn Newspaper Shapes as Inspiration for Painting (Beautiful Oops!)

In this art project for kids, torn newspaper pieces will serve as your inspiration for painting. See … [Read More...]

Free Printable Color Walk Scavenger Hunt

Printable Scavenger Hunt for Kids: Go on a Color Walk

Print out this free scavenger hunt for kids and head outside on a color walk! Children love trying … [Read More...]

Art and Science for Kids: Mixing Colors in an Array~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Mixing Colors: Color Array Using a Tray and Pipettes

We're mixing colors with a unique twist- forming an array of colors! In this activity kids will … [Read More...]

Easter Craft for Kids: Egg Suncatchers Made with Painted Fabric~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Easter Crafts: Egg Suncatchers Made with Painted Fabric

Here's one of our most unique Easter crafts for kids- egg suncatchers made with painted fabric. Kids … [Read More...]

Baby Bird Egg Shakers Filled with Birdseed~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Easter Crafts for Kids: Birdseed Egg Shakers

Repurpose all those plastic eggs by making this adorable Easter craft for kids- birdseed egg … [Read More...]

Math Games for Kids: St. Patrick's Day Gold Coin Hide-and-Seek

Math Games for Kids: Gold Coin Hide-and-Seek

We love incorporating math games for kids into holiday activities.  This gold coin hide-and-seek … [Read More...]

12 Unique Science Activities Perfect for Easter!

12 Unique Easter Science Activities for Kids {and a HUGE Giveaway!}

Looking for some fun and engaging learning activities for Easter? You'll find all kinds of … [Read More...]

Spring Crafts for Kids: Nest and Birds Paper Craft

Spring Crafts for Kids: Nest and Bird Craft

Children of all ages will enjoy one of our favorite spring crafts for kids~ a sweet little nest and … [Read More...]

The Day the Crayons Quit Craft and Activity for Kids

Crayon Box Craft Inspired by The Day the Crayons Quit

Here's a simple craft and retelling activity to go with the popular children's book, The Day the … [Read More...]

25+ Spring Crafts and Learning Activities for Kids (art, science, sensory play, and more!) ~BuggyandBuddy.com

25+ Spring Crafts and Learning Activities for Kids

With spring just around the corner, I wanted to put together a collection for you of all our spring … [Read More...]

Simple Bumble Bee Art Project for Kids

Simple Bumble Bee Art Project for Kids

Grab a few basic art supplies to create these simple bumbles bees with your child or students! This … [Read More...]

Beaded Garden Ornaments in the Fairy Garden (Inspired by Jean Van't Hul's The Artful Year)

Beaded Garden Ornaments and The Artful Year Book Review

I'm so excited to introduce you to a book I've absolutely fallen in love with, The Artful Year! It's … [Read More...]

Creating Designs and Patterns with 9 square paper quilt templates! (FREE printable)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Geometry for Kids: Nine-Square Paper Quilt Design

Use this free printable template to create paper quilt designs using squares. This geometry for kids … [Read More...]

12 Easy Hand Sewing Projects for Kids

Easy Hand Sewing Projects for Kids

Have you been thinking of introducing your child to hand sewing? Here's 12 easy hand sewing projects … [Read More...]

St. Patrick's Day Craft for Kids: Mini Sound Shakers

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts: Mini Sound Shakers

Here's a simple St. Patrick's Day craft for kids that incorporates the science of sound and … [Read More...]