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Math Patterns Using Apple Prints

Math Patterns Using Apple Prints

Here's a fun fall craft for kids using apples~ creating math patterns using apple prints! Children … [Read More...]

Backpacks from Beatrix New York- Perfect for Back to School

Our Favorite School Backpacks from Beatrix New York

If you're searching for new school backpacks for your kids, I've got a new favorite of ours you'll … [Read More...]

Over 30 Free Printable Scavenger Hunts for Kids

30+ Free Printable Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Sometimes you just need a quick activity you can print out to get the kids moving, learning, and … [Read More...]

DIY Tote Bag for Kids Using Stencils

DIY Tote Bag Using Stencils

Here's a quick and easy way to decorate a tote back with the kids using stencils.  This DIY tote bag … [Read More...]

STEM activity for kids: how to make a paper helicopter pinwheel

Paper Helicopter Pinwheel with Free Template

Explore science though play with this paper helicopter pinwheel- a fun STEM activity for kids. … [Read More...]

30+ DIY Resources for Your Classroom

30+ DIY Toys and Resources to Make for Your Classroom

It's not always practical to make your own resources for your classroom or home, but these DIY toys … [Read More...]

Sunflower Egg Carton Craft for Kids

Sunflower Egg Carton Craft for Kids

This sunflower egg carton craft for kids is perfect for summer or fall. You'll only need a few … [Read More...]

Weather for Kids: Observe Clouds with this Cloud-Themed Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars Craft

Toilet Paper Roll Binoculars Craft for Cloud Observation

Make a pair of binoculars for cloud watching using empty toilet paper rolls! These cloud-themed, … [Read More...]

All kinds of activities for kids (including slimes and art projects) using liquid starch!

What Can You Do with Liquid Starch?

Who knew there were so many art projects and sensory play recipes for kids using liquid starch! … [Read More...]

Action Art: Paper Plate Twisting

Action Art for Kids: Paper Plate Twisting

Action Art: Hands-On Active Art Adventures by MaryAnn F. Kohl and Barbara Zaborowski is definitely a … [Read More...]

Make a Weather Mobile Craft for Kids ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Weather Mobile Craft for Kids

Here's a fun craft to add to your collection of weather activities for kids- a homemade weather … [Read More...]

Exploring color mixing with preschoolers

Mixing Colors: Create and Name Your Own Colors

Mixing colors is one of the most classic art activities for kids and is always a hit. We were … [Read More...]

Ocean Art Project for Kids Using Oil Pastels, Watercolor, and Salt ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Ocean Art Project for Kids Using Watercolor and Salt

We combined some of our favorite watercolor techniques to make this ocean art project for kids. The … [Read More...]

12 Unique and Homemade Looms for Weaving with Kids

15+ Unique Homemade Looms for Weaving with Kids

You don't need an actual "real" weaving loom when weaving with kids. Here's over 15 homemade looms … [Read More...]

homemade bird feeder

Crafts for Kids: Homemade Bird Feeders Using Frames

Here's how to make homemade bird feeders with kids using a wooden frame. It's a simple process and … [Read More...]

liquid watercolor art with epson salt

Watercolor Art Activity for Kids Inspired by How to Catch a Star

How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers is one of our favorite children's books. We were inspired by … [Read More...]

Cool Science Experiment for Kids: Explore Liquid Density with Sensory Bottles

Exploring Liquid Density with Sensory Bottles (Free Printable)

Sensory bottles aren't just for small children- you can use them to explore the density of liquids … [Read More...]

DIY Foam Stamps for Kids

DIY Foam Stamps for Kids (Exploration Center)

These DIY foam stamps are one of the easiest art materials to make, and kids love the process of … [Read More...]

green pennies

Chemical Reactions: Make a Penny Turn Green (with free printable)

Chemical reactions are always surprising for kids to observe! In this science activity we'll be … [Read More...]

Straw Rockets- fun science activity for kids! (w/ Free Rocket Template) ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Straw Rockets (with Free Rocket Template)

Print out our free rocket printable and have fun making some straw rockets! The kids loved designing … [Read More...]

Map Craft Activity for Kids Inspired by We're Going on a Bear Hunt

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Map & Binoculars (with FREE Printable)

Here's a fun binocular and map craft inspired by the popular children's book, We're Going on a Bear … [Read More...]

Over 10 Super Cool Shark Crafts and Activities for Kids (Perfect for Shark Week!)

Over 10 of the Coolest Shark Crafts and Activities for Kids

With a huge shark-loving child in my home, I've been off searching for some cool shark crafts and … [Read More...]

Science for Kids: Make a Balancing Robot! (FREE Printable)~ Buggy and Buddy

Science for Kids: Balancing Robot (FREE Printable)

Here's a super fun science activity that really gets kids thinking! Children will explore balance … [Read More...]

30 Unique Necklace Crafts for Kids

30 Unique Necklace Crafts for Kids

Necklace crafts are always a favorite here at our house- they can be as simple or intricate as you … [Read More...]