Category Archives: Kid Crafts

Pumpkin Stamping

Kate and Emily were at preschool while I made my pumpkin, but they spied the other pumpkins and demanded to make their own crafts.       So after nap I pulled out some green paint and some foam Halloween … Continue reading

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Color Theory

I ran across this on Pinterest and I’ve been itching to try it out with the girls ever since.  Well, today Kate was begging to play with paint so I decided to give it a whirl.  It was a hit! … Continue reading

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Tissue Paper Decoupage

I bought some bleeding tissue paper (the colors bleed, we’re not doing Dexter crafts over here) awhile ago for Kate to play with and then I forgot about it.  Today she really wanted to do a project (not coloring or stickers!) and … Continue reading

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Sock Puppets

What good is a theatre without puppets?  I gave the girls some old ankle socks (clean!) and some glitter glue and they went to town. I did make sure that the puppets all had eyes and a mouth, but other … Continue reading

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Egg Carton Caterpillars

We went over to a friend’s house today and made these adorable egg carton caterpillars. They were super easy and the kids had a blast. I imagine it’s pretty self-explanatory so I didn’t bother with a tutorial. That and I’ve … Continue reading

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Pony Beads

We got Kate a few pony beads and some pipe cleaners this week.     It was a hit! She had a blast threading the beads on the pipe cleaners.  She’s been threading wooden beads on shoelaces for a long … Continue reading

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Handprint Christmas Trees

I’m working on catching up on some December Daily stuff, but I wanted to post this craft before Christmas.  I helped the girls make handprint Christmas trees for Christmas. I know this will shock many of you, but I found … Continue reading

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Homemade Wrapping Paper

We were out of town this weekend, but I promise to get back on the December Daily bandwagon soon.  There’s no shame in finishing this project in January! Those of you who know me well know that I tend to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Art

So as may of you undoubtedly know, Halloween in pretty much my favorite holiday.   I am so excited to start some spooky art projects!  I also get the feeling that Kate is supposed to start learning to use scissors … Continue reading

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Sewing with Kate

I was working on a cross stitch project the other day and Kate decided she wanted to try it too.  Obviously she’s too little for that, but I thought she might be ready for one of those lacing cards.  After … Continue reading

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