Hand Made Clay Beads to Build Character

Kid Craft Clay Beads for Character

This is a great way for kids to create a bead that represents something great about themselves. These hand made clay beads necklaces are a great way to help kids think about what makes them special and is important enough to share.  When given the task to create enough of the same bead so that everyone in the group (Girl Scout troop, team or in the class) gets one and …

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How to Make a DIY Clay Heart Fingerprint Keychain

DIY Clay Fingerprint Heart Keychain Kid Craft

Are you looking for a simple gift idea for the kids to make for Mother’s Day? This DIY clay fingerprint keychain is fun to make and creates a personal and special gift. This special token of love is completely personalized with the fingerprint indendations into the soft clay that make the heart. Once baked and painted, it is the perfect little gift to give to somebody you love. This craft …

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How To Build A Campfire with Candy – Log Cabin Style

Laura Kelly Candy Campfire Craft How to Build a Campfire

Teaching kids to make a fire can be so much fun using candy! We went on a camping trip with our Girl Scout Troop to Sky High Ranch and it was so much fun.  We learned so much about the outdoors and camping, including how to build a fire to make our own s’mores.  The awesome staff used candy to teach the concepts and the girls loved it so much. …

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Create A Fairy Garden with Kids Using Polymer Clay

Make a Fairy Garden in a Bucket with Sculpey Polymer Clay

Use polymer clay to create a darling fairy garden! Fairies Fairies Fairies.  We LOVE Fairies.  We believe in them and we believe in their magic.  A while back I posted about our trip to Tagawa Gardens and the making of our first fairy garden.  With the snow on the ground and the crazy Colorado weather, we decided to create a little fairy magic that we could have in our home. …

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How to Make Teacher Appreciation Posters

Teacher Appreciation Poster DIY

Teacher Appreciation Posters made with Kwik Stix are a great way to show gratitude and spread love. These posters and BRIGHT happy teacher appreciation gifts are just in time for that special week that happens once a year.  You know, the week when kiddos bring in things for their teachers to show them how loved they are.  I taught school AND I have four kiddos so I get this celebration …

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Popsicle Stick Narwhal Kid Craft

Easy DIY Craft Stick Narwhal

Make a darling narwhal with crafts sticks from the Dollar Tree! Kids love sea creatures and the narwhal (unicorn of the sea) never disappoints. This little craft project is FUN one for kids of all ages to do when celebrating a good book or just having fun. It would make a great party craft or a fun center in the classroom. It is versatile and can be adapted easily to …

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Rainbow Watercolor Glue Resist

Watercolor Rainbow Glue Resist Kid Art Project

Create colorful rainbow fun with this fantastic glue resist watercolor kid craft. Glue resist crafts are so much fun because of the way the watercolor paints react to the dried material. Whether mixing colors or keeping them separate, this art activity is bound to be fun for kids of all ages – young to old. Materials and Supplies Needed for Glue Resist Watercolor Directions NOTE – Step One has to …

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Terracotta Plant Pot Frog Craft Idea

Create a darling plant pot craft with basic materials and supplies that is darling for kids or adults to make. I love this craft project because the supplies can be found at the Dollar Store, making it totally cost effective to do with a bunch of kids as a party or classroom craft. Too busy to make this today – no problem. Pin it to your most favorite Pinterest board …

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Rocket Ship Valentine Craft

Valentine's Day Rocket Ship Valentine Craft Idea For Kids with Popsicle Sticks from the Dollar Store

Blast off into a Valentine’s Day craft that is simple and fun for kids of all ages. This one is great for a school project or to make at home. This rocket ship Valentine craft is out of this world. Using basic and inexpensive items from the Dollar Store, make a bunch of these quick and easy Craft Stick Valentine Rocket Ships in about a half hour. Materials: Directions for …

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