Archives for March 2016

Tissue Paper and Cardboard Tube Flower Craft

Here’s a bold and cheerful flower craft for kids using tissue paper and a cardboard tube. What’s really unique about these flowers is that they can stand completely on their own and are the perfect size for little hands to hold. These bright, tissue paper flowers would be perfect for Mother’s Day, spring, or just any […]

Exploring the Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle with Kids

Explore the monarch butterfly life cycle right at home! In this post I share how we grew our own milkweed, observed caterpillars hatching from eggs, saw firsthand the forming of the chrysalis, released monarchs, and harvested milkweed seeds all on our own! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Over this […]

20+ Process Art Activities for Preschoolers Using Paint

Foster your preschooler’s creativity and love of art with these fun process art activities using both tempera paints and watercolor paints! Follow our Process Art for Kids Pinterest Board!   Providing opportunities for kids to take part in process art activities can help children develop creative confidence, experiment, and make sense of the world around them. […]

Clay Sea Turtle Art Activity for Kids

Using clay to create our sea turtle sculptures was such a fun way to combine art and science! After learning all about sea turtles, we used our our newly discovered facts to create our own sea turtle clay models. We focused on patterns and designs we saw in the flippers, shell, and head of the sea […]

Crafts for Kids: Homemade Bird Feeders Using Frames

Here’s how to make homemade bird feeders with kids using a wooden frame. It’s a simple process and allows the kids to really take pride in their creations. Hang them up in your backyard and observe all your backyard birds! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board!   This post was originally published on June 29, 2015 […]

Hanging Tree Blossoms Craft for Kids

Here’s a tree blossoms craft for kids that can be displayed on a wall or hung in a window or from a ceiling. You can even adapt the tree craft to resemble apple blossoms, cherry blossoms, or any other tree! Follow Buggy and Buddy on Facebook!     I love how this finished tree blossoms craft […]

12 Adorable Homemade Easter Basket Crafts for Kids

Homemade Easter baskets are one of the most classic Easter crafts for kids and so much fun to make! Here’s 12 adorable DIY Easter basket crafts for kids- including baskets made from paper plates, milk cartons, plastic cups, and more! Follow Buggy and Buddy on Facebook!   Easter crafts for kids are some of my […]

Hatching Spring Chicks Craft for Kids

This hatching spring chicks craft is just the cutest and is so fun to make! You’ll just need a few craft supplies, and the post even includes a free egg template to make creating this project even easier. Follow Buggy and Buddy on Facebook!   This hatching spring chicks craft was always one of my […]