Witch Craft for Toddlers

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This is a simple Halloween witch craft for toddlers or preschoolers. My 3 1/2 year old loves witches, she is not scared of them at all but thinks they are super cool! She especially likes ones with green skin, so we decided to make a very simple witch craft.   First she dipped her fist [...]

Halloween Craft for Kids: Creepy Crawlies

Halloween craft

My preschooler is all about painting these days. She loves painting with paint brushes, her fingers, and random items. For Halloween I thought it would be fun to paint with creepy crawlies. This is a simple Halloween craft project idea that is great for preschoolers and toddlers. For this activity you’ll need: Paper Paint (we [...]

Fun Halloween Activities and Crafts for Kids

Halloween Sensory Bin

    This a round up of fun Halloween activities for kids that we have done. Halloween Activities for Kids Witch’s Sensory Brew Gourd Monsters Rice Monsters Halloween Sensory Bin     Five Little Pumpkins Storyboard Craft   Halloween Q-tip Skeleton Craft and the Skeleton Dance Song     Mommy and Me Spider Halloween Handprint [...]

Fall Leaf Art Activity for Kids

fall art project for kids

One of my favorite things about fall is the color changes of leaves on the trees. We have a family tradition where at the end of September or early October we go for a drive in the mountains and look at the leaves and all the beautiful colors. This is a easy fall leaf art [...]

Birthday Cake Art

Kids Birthday cake art craft

  Birthdays are fun and around here we like to make them into a big deal. It is that one special day that is devoted to celebrating YOU. This easy art project is fun to celebrate a child’s birthday or also makes a very fun gift for a grandparent. What you’ll need: Paper Paint Paint [...]

Toddler Art Name Activity

Art Name Activity

Learning to recognize their own name and the letters that it contains is one of the first steps towards literacy. For young toddlers the key is to introduce and get them familiar with seeing the letters of their name. Here is a simple and fun art name activity for kids. For this activity you’ll need: [...]

Shape Art Activity for Kids

Shape art project

This is a simple art project for kids that helps children learn about shapes. For this project you’ll need: Paper Paint Sponge shapes (I bought mine at the dollar store but you could also make your own out of foam or sponge) This activity: Builds fine motor skills Teaches shapes Teaches colors Builds creativity We [...]

Tell a Fairy Tale Day with Magic Fairy Wand Craft

Fairy Wand

Once Upon a Time, There once was a mommy who loved her family more than anything in the world. Sometimes she felt the day-to-day monotony could put a damper on her and her family’s mood. To overcome this, she became determined to bring some fun and whimsy into their everyday lives. One way she did [...]

Arts and Craft Supplies for Kids Guide

Arts and Crafts Supplies for kids

I have had requests for an arts and craft supplies beginners guide. If you are new to crafting with children, or you just want a quick reference guide of supplies that are essential for crafting with children, you have come to the right spot. I am going to share with you all the must-have supplies and [...]

ABC’s of Learning Through Play A-E

Importance of Blocks for Children

A is Art: When children make art they are doing much more then just exploring their creativity. By engaging in art activities, they work to develop communication skills- children can express themselves and their emotions through artwork.  Along with communication skills, art helps children with their social and emotional skills. Children are allowed to explore [...]

{Halloween Activity} Foot print Ghosts

Foot Print Ghosts

We made hand print spiders yesterday, so it only seemed fitting to make foot print ghost this week! This is a simple and spooky craft that is easy to make even for the youngest toddler. For this activity you will need: Black construction paper White paint Googly eyes Black glitter foam paper   This activity: [...]

{Halloween Craft} Mommy and Me Handprint spiders

Halloween handprint spiders

This is is such a fun and simple Halloween craft for toddlers and preschoolers. All that is required is their creepy crawly hands and some paint and they are ready to make this creepy crawly craft! Mom can get in on the fun too and you are left with a fun collaborative Halloween art project. [...]