Archives for September 2015

Spider Web Science Activity for Kids

Kids will experience how a spider evaluates the size of its prey with this easy spider web science activity. It’s perfect the perfect STEM addition to a unit on spiders or to do during Halloween! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Lucy and Theo had fun learning about spiders and their webs with […]

STEM Activity for Kids: Popsicle Stick Catapults

Recently the kids and I made popsicle stick catapults from Asia Citro’s newest book, The Curious Kid’s Science Book. The craft stick catapults were super fun and a great learning experience for both my preschooler and 2nd grader! And, after reading through The Curious Kid’s Science Book, we’ve got many more science activities we can’t […]

Faux Stained Glass Suncatcher Craft for Kids

Oh how kids go crazy for suncatcher crafts! This super cool suncatcher project is especially neat because it looks just like stained glass. And I love that it can be adapted for a wide variety of ages. Follow our Craft for Kids Pinterest board!     Kids just love making suncatchers! There’s just something super exciting about seeing […]

Spider Craft for Kids Using Mini Pumpkins

Turn a mini pumpkin into an adorable spider craft for Halloween! This art project is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and on up! Follow our Halloween for Kids Pinterest board!     I love having most of our holiday and seasonal decorations made by the kids. They feel so proud when they can help ready our home […]

Spider Web Halloween Craft for Kids

Here’s a fun and easy Halloween craft for kids that encourages fine motor skills practice and turns out really cute- spider webs made with popsicle sticks and yarn! These are super simple to create and make great Halloween decorations for the home or classroom. Follow our Halloween for Kids Pinterest board!     We used common craft supplies […]

Process Art for Kids Using Plastic Wrap and Watercolor Paint

Kids will love this cool process art technique using liquid watercolor paint and plastic wrap. Not only is it super fun to do, but the finished project ends up with a neat textured look! Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!     We love creating interesting papers using fun and unique art techniques (like our crumpled art […]

Fall Art Projects for Kids: Textured Pumpkins Using Crayon Rubbings

These textured pumpkins are one of the easiest fall art projects for kids! This fall activity provides a great way for kids to explore textures while creating pumpkin art! Follow our Fall Crafts and Learning for Kids Pinterest board!     Recently Lucy came home so excited about an art project she had done at school. Her […]

12 Awesome Halloween Crafts and Art Projects for Kids

Looking for some awesome Halloween crafts and art projects to do this season? Be sure to check out twelve of our favorites- perfect for preschool, kindergarten, and elementary-aged children! Follow our Halloween for Kids Pinterest board!   We’re getting excited for Halloween and have already started creating decorations to hang right here at home. Here are some […]