Archives for April 2016

Personalized Tin Can Pencil Holder Craft for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day

Here’s a simple tutorial for making a tin can vase or pencil holder craft. It makes a wonderful, homemade gift for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!     These homemade pencil holders or vases made from tin cans are super easy for kids of all ages to make! […]

How to Make Egg Carton Flowers

Save those empty egg cartons and use them to make colorful egg carton flowers. This is such a simple and gorgeous craft for kids to make in spring or for Mother’s Day! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!   The kids and I love making flower crafts using egg cartons. (In the past we’ve […]

Glowing Campfire Craft for Kids

Kids love making and playing with this glowing campfire craft! It’s super easy to make and perfect for summer, fire safety week, summer camp, or for imaginative play! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!   (This post contains affiliate links.)   This pretend campfire craft was an absolute hit with my kindergarten group! After […]

9 Super Cool Flower Crafts for Kids

These cool flower crafts for kids are super unique and really stand out! They’re perfect for spring and would also make nice Mother’s Day gifts! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!     We are huge fans of flower crafts- they’re so colorful and just perfect for this time of year. We’ve done many […]

Jungle Slime Recipe

Here’s a simple slime recipe you can use for just about any theme. We used it to make jungle slime! (It also works for rainforest slime or African savanna slime.) Follow our Recipes for Play and Creating Pinterest board!     In my most recent after school kindergarten class, the kids and I made jungle slime! They […]

Exploring the Science of Sound with Homemade Instruments

Make some homemade instruments and use them to explore the science of sound! These DIY music instruments make great STEM activities for kids. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Making homemade instruments is always a hit with the kids, but what I especially love about these particular DIY musical instruments is they make […]

Exploring the Density of Liquids with Salt

This modified version of a lava lamp is definitely one of our favorite cool science experiments! It’s a super fun way for kids to explore the density of liquids using materials you have right in your kitchen. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     We have a lot of cool science experiments for kids […]

Cool Science for Kids: How to Make a Cartesian Diver

Classic cartesian divers always make one of the coolest science activities for kids! In this activity you’ll create your own cartesian diver using a pipette and learn how to make a transform your diver into squidy diver. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     I remember being so mesmerized by the cartesian diver science […]