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Tissue Paper Flower Craft for Kids (w/ a paper towel roll stem)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Tissue Paper Flower Crafts for Kids: Cardboard Tube Flower

Here's a bold and cheerful flower craft for kids using tissue paper and a cardboard tube. What's … [Read More...]

Preschool Art Activity Inspired by Margaret Wise Brown's Goodnight Moon

Preschool Art Activity Inspired by Goodnight Moon

This balloon art inspired by Margaret Wise Brown's Goodnight Moon is perfect for preschool. Not only … [Read More...]

Rainbow Science for Kids: Exploring Light

Rainbow Science for Kids: Exploring Prisms

This week we're focusing on rainbow science for kids by exploring prisms. Prisms can provide such a … [Read More...]

15 Ways for Kids to Explore Color Mixing

15 Ways for Kids to Explore Color Mixing

Kids naturally love to explore color mixing. Whether you're using paints, playdough, or even … [Read More...]

Family Tree Craft for Kids (Inspired by The Keeping Quilt by Patricia Polacco)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

The Keeping Quilt: Family Tree Craft for Kids

The kids and I created family trees resembling quilts after reading The Keeping Quilt by Patricia … [Read More...]

30 Bug Crafts and Activities for Kids

30 Bug Crafts and Activities for Kids

As the weather warms in spring, we find ourselves spending more and more time outdoors. And with the … [Read More...]

defy gravity with magnets and paperclips

Easy Science Experiments for Kids: Gravity Activity with Paperclips

This easy science experiment is a fun way to demonstrate the concept of gravity to young children. … [Read More...]

Preschool Art Project: Sponge Painted Train Craft for Kids based on Freight Train~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Sponge Painted Train Craft Inspired by Freight Train

Here's a simple train craft for kids inspired by the book, Freight Train by Donald Crews. This … [Read More...]

Comparing Different Brands of Tempera Cakes~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Comparing Different Brands of Tempera Cakes

Wondering which brand of tempera cakes to buy or even wondering what in the world tempera cakes are? … [Read More...]

Shark Birthday Party

Sharks for Kids: Shark Themed Birthday Party

This year for my daughter's 7th birthday we had a shark themed party! My shark-obsessed daughter and … [Read More...]

Weather Activities for Kids: Thunderstorm Art Project (perfect for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Weather Activities for Kids: Thunderstorm Art Project

Why not incorporate art into your collection of weather activities for kids? This thunderstorm art … [Read More...]

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...]