Halloween Kids Craft: Handprint Spiders in a DIY Lacing Card Web - Mom Endeavors
For our Halloween party playdate last year, we did different crafts & activities with the kids. My friend brought over the cutest handprint spiders & webs made from paper plates. But sadly, we ran out of time to make them then! I’m such a sucker for handprint crafts though that I filed the idea away […]
Summer Virtual Book Club – Don and Audrey Wood
There are so many great Don and Audrey Wood books, but the one that caught our eye this time around was Birdsong by Audrey Wood. This book is beautifully illustrated by Robert Florczak and introduc…
Valentine Party Ideas
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, if you are currently a room parent or in charge of a party, you may be going into panic mode. ...
my 4th graders are! marker drawn owls on re-purposed encyclopedia pages. (and i figured it was time i get back to my rotation and add kid art to my stream again). hope everyone is have an awesome wednesday.
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S is for SPIDER Craft Kit
This is a project that I found in a magazine years ago. I adapted it for my young crafters and have used it over and over in my classes. It's a crowd pleaser. Boys are especially fond of this project. My spider is made from a 7" black plastic plate, has poster board legs, foam teeth and wiggle eyes. It can be assembled without using scissors, glue or paint. The front and back halves of the plate form a pocket when they are stuck together. It works as an alphabet craft or as a Halloween…
Easy Crafts for Kids Made from Paper Plates, Cups & Other Dishware
Spend an afternoon with your little ones transforming ordinary paper plates and plastic utensils into entertaining craft projects.
Pirates: Crazy Feathered... er, Parrots?
Ahoy, matey! Did you know Sunday was National Talk Like A Pirate Day? To celebrate we're doing a week of Pirates, and to start off, we made these paper tube parrots. They're cute... in a sort of hideously ugly way. Inspired by Vanessa's Owls @ Silly Eagle Books, I decided to see if the craft would work for parrots. Not sure if we succeeded, but it turned out to be great craft for fine motor skills, color recognition and sensory stimulation, not to mention a fun start to our Pirate Week…