Archives for June 2013

Sensory Play: Salt Tray with Rocks and Mini Salt Tray

Here’s how to set up a simple salt sensory tray with rocks. Younger children can use it for sensory play and as a way to explore making designs, imprints, and even marble runs, while older children can practice writing letters and spelling words or sight words in it. It’s like having their very own zen garden! […]

Crafts for Kids: Make a Statue of Liberty Crown and Torch

Here’s an easy paper plate craft for kids- a Statue of Liberty Crown and Torch! This craft is perfect for a unit on American symbols or for the 4th of July. Are you following our Patriotic Crafts for Kids Pinterest board?   Do your kids enjoy dressing up? Mine absolutely LOVE it!  Lucy and Theo […]

Our Fairy Garden

Here’s how to make a simple fairy garden using a planter and a small garden bed. Such a fun way to combine the outdoors with imaginative play! Follow our Outdoor Play and Learning Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   How to Make a Fairy Garden Although we started a bit later than […]

Suncatcher Craft for Kids Using Crayon Shavings

Use some crayon shavings and wax paper to make suncatchers in just about any shape you can think of. Perfect craft for kids any time of year! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!   I’m always looking for easy crafts for kids, and I especially love crafts where you can most likely find all the […]

Fireworks Decoration (Crafts for Toddlers)

If you have some popsicle sticks at home, why not pull them out and make some festive fireworks decorations! This is a great craft for kids and an especially fun craft for toddlers. Theo and I made these fireworks decorations together and hung them up to get ready for the 4th of July!  Materials: popsicle […]

Watercolor Spin Art

The amazing Tammy from Housing a Forest and I are taking part in a blog swap today! I’m over at Housing a Forest sharing how to make simple weaving looms to use outdoors for nature weaving. Please head on over to read about this fun activity you can do with kids of almost any age!  […]