Tag Archives: crafting with kids

Make Your Own Memory Game

Are you planning your summer activities with your kids already? Here’s a fun little project they will have fun making: memory matching cards! My kids love to play Memory–my preschooler plays the official version at Grandma’s house, but we don’t … Continue reading

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Make Something Cool: Day 3: Stickered Eggs

My son stuck foam stickers on eggs and then colored them. The result wasn’t half bad! Read more about the process at Dollar Store Crafts.

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MSCE Day 1: Alphabet Necklace

As I was making the graphic for “Make Something Cool Everyday”, my son picked up some of the alphabet pasta that I used and started to string them onto a pipe cleaner. I was so impressed that he started his … Continue reading

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Painting with unusual materials

Have you painted with your kid lately? Maybe he or she doesn’t enjoy painting with a brush (or even with fingers), but there are lots of other ways to apply strokes to paper! You don’t even have to use paint. … Continue reading

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Make Used Sandwich Bag Recycled Ornaments

I’ve heard of using fused plastic for making bags, but I haven’t found a lot of great ways to make it pretty. Well, Crafting A Green World just posted this genius tutorial on using plastic baggies and filling them with … Continue reading

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Sister Diane’s Salt Dough Recipe

Yesterday my friend and her sons came over. I took the two year-olds and made salt dough ornaments with them via Sister Diane’s recipe in her cool Christmas Zine. I added a cup of cocoa powder to one batch because … Continue reading

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