Archives for June 2015

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 you can make yourself using some really unique materials! Follow Buggy and Buddy on Pinterest!     We are huge fans of weaving with kids. Not only can you create some really neat projects, but weaving in itself […]

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 the beautiful illustrations in the story to create this watercolor ocean and star art for kids! Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!   (This post contains affiliate links.) We are huge fans of children’s books by […]

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 in this fun science project for kids of any age. Observe what happens as you create your own sensory bottles and record your observations on our free printable. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     What are […]

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 creating them all on their own. Set out all the materials to make your very own stamping exploration center for the home or classroom! Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!       Recently Lucy and […]

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 turning a penny green (similar to what happens to The Statue of Liberty!) Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Chemical reactions are such a great way to pique a child’s curiosity. This experiment involving a chemical reaction is […]

Straw Rockets (with Free Rocket Template)

Print out our free rocket printable and have fun making some straw rockets! The kids loved designing their own rockets and then launching them using straws- such a great way for kids to explore science! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board for even more ideas!   This post contains affiliate links.   Here’s an […]

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 Hunt! This kids’ activity is a great way to bring the story to life for kids of all ages. The post also includes a free printable sequencing sheet for kids. Follow our Children’s Book Activities Pinterest board!     […]

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 activities for kids. Here’s over 10 of our favorites! Follow Buggy and Buddy on Pinterest!   Lucy is seriously the number one fan of sharks. She is completely shark-obsessed, and I love it! She was a shark for Halloween, wears […]