Posts Tagged "kids’ crafts"

Kids’ Halloween Ghost Card Game Craft Activity

Combine math and a fun-filled holiday game into one not-so-spooky Halloween kids' activity! This ghost card number game is a craft that kiddos in preschool and up will enjoy making and using. Even though the cards have a Halloween theme, your family can continue to use them year-round. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need White card stock paper or large plain note cardsScissorsMarkersA piece of cardboard-reuse an old cereal or packing boxGoogley eyesClear-drying school glue How-To Card-Making Steps Draw a ghost template onto the cardboard. Make the ghost roughly the size of an adult's hand. Cut the ghost out and...

Kids’ Glow In the Dark Halloween Ghost Art

Celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year with a glowing ghost art activity! Your kiddo can get creative this Halloween, explore science and make a completely cool display. This glow in the dark art idea is and easy artsy exploration for grade school aged children and their parents. Materials You'll Need Black poster board paperCardboard- Reuse an old cardboard boxScissorsClear-drying school glueWhite chalkCotton ballsTonic water- You must use "tonic water," and not sparkling or any other type of soda water. Only tonic water can create a glow in the dark art.A paintbrushA black light- You can find black light bulbs...

Halloween Fall Festival Activity At Home

Don't have time to visit a pumpkin patch or fall festival? Make your own pumpkin-filled activity in your own backyard. Celebrate Halloween with this family-friendly at-home idea! You can magically transform into a fall fantasy, filled with pumpkins and so much more. What You'll Need Pumpkins- Buy a variety of sizes from your local grocery store or other retailer. You can also include a few fun fall gourds. Hay balesCorn stalksMaterials to make a scarecrow- Cardboard, scissors, markers, an old flannel shirt, a broomstick, glue and hay.Permanent markers How-To Steps Place the hay bales. Create a maze for your kids...

Halloween Ghost Tree Craft for Kids

You don't have to wait until Christmas to decorate a tree. Create a spooky display with a Halloween tree right now! Instead of a freshly cut, full pine, make this holiday tree out of bending and broken twigs. Send the kiddos outside for a twig scavenger hunt. Gather what the kiddos bring in and choose the longer ones or the ones with the most little limbs to use. After you have the twigs, you're ready to start crafting. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need TwigsA planter pot or large coffee canOrange and black yarnScissorsWhite, black and orange tissue paperClear-drying school...

World Teacher’s Day Apple Card Craft for Kids

Celebrate World Teacher's Day with an "A is for Apple" card! Your child wants to give their teacher an apple. But a real piece of fruit just won't do. Instead, mark this day with a cute and crafty apple card. After your child creates this artsy apple, they can gift it to their favorite teacher. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need White poster board paperScissorsMarkers or crayonsA large bowlRed tempera paintSpongesGreen tissue paperClear-drying school glue How-To Art-Making Steps Hold the poster board paper from top to bottom. Place the bowl upside down on the poster board. Line the top of...

Sukkot Model Craft for Kids

Are you looking for an imaginative Sukkot art activity? Your child can build their own mini table top sukkah! Instead of a full building, this architecture craft is a pint-sized version of the real thing. This gives your creative kiddo the chance to learn about the holiday, art/architecture and basic math concepts such as size, scale and measurements. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need A shoe boxScissorsClear-drying school glueClear tapeCard stock paperMarkers, crayons or colored pencilsTempera paintYarnModeling clay How-To Art-Making Steps Start with a sukkah blueprint. Your child can draw a design onto a piece of card stock paper, using...

Halloween Kids’ Glitter Paper Crafts

Get creative this Halloween with a cute kids' craft! Your little artist can add a special sparkle to favorite holiday characters and symbols, such as bats, ghosts and pumpkins. This art activity is the perfect way for your preschooler to celebrate the holiday or prep for a Halloween party. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need 8x10-inch card stock paper in black, white and orangeScissorsMarkersClear-drying school glueGlitter How-To Art-Making Steps Spread a flattened piece of cardboard or garbage bag across the work surface. This can help to reduce the mess.Draw flying bats, ghastly ghosts or oval-shaped pumpkins on to the card...

Sukkot Garland Craft for Kids

Celebrate Sukkot and decorate your family's sukkah with these easy kids' crafts. Your child can help you to deck out this outdoor area with harvest-themed garlands that they make from scratch! Not only is this an awesomely artsy way to learn more about the holiday, the garlands will also help your child to build problem-solving, spatial reasoning, and fine motor skills. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need Card stock paperTempera paintPaintbrushesScissorsCrayons or markersA hole bunchYarn or ribbon How-To Steps Choose one type of fruit or harvest veggie for each garland or combine the foods into one project.Draw the fruit or...

National Grandparents Day Memory Game Craft

Create a crafty card game to celebrate National Grandparents Day. This easy art idea is the perfect way for your creative kid to build new skills and so much more. Not only will your child enjoy crafting this cute card game, they'll absolutely adore playing it with grandma and granppa. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need Card stock paperMarkers or crayonsPhotos of your children and all of their grandparents- Each person should have a baby picture and a current photo.Clear-drying school glueScissorsA ruler How-To Steps Cut each piece of card stock into equal parts. Use the ruler to make straight...

International Talk Like a Pirate Day Puppet Craft for Kids

September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day! How can you celebrate this "day" in a super-fun family-friendly way? Check out this easy pirate-themed puppet craft that's sure to get your creative kiddo talking. Talking like a pirate, that is. Arts and Crafts Materials You'll Need Lunch-sized paper bagMarkersConstruction paperScissorsClear-drying school glueYarn How-To Art-Making Steps Flatten the paper bag and place it with the flap side facing up and to the top. Your child can draw the pirate's face onto the flap of the bag. Cut yard and glue it to the flap to create a beard and hair...