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20 Jan

Preschool monkey craft ideas We have a thing for monkeys in our family.My dad had bought every grandchild a cuddly monkey when they were born. We created our mum and baby using a few materials. The girls covered some white paper with paintsticks and some oil pastels.I cut out a basic ‘peanut’ shape and together we snipped felt scraps for the other parts.A big smile finished them off,they make me giggle!! I’d a bit of fun when I took their photo. It’s jungle week,thanks everyone. Monkey craft do not with a lot of help from Mum. Mum should not stop me from sticking a 3rd... 

17 Jan

Wreathand christmas craft ideas for kids                         My 7 year old decided she’d like to make a leaf wreath with us.She stopped about halfway through to go back into the yard to find some more leaves.(Fall themed activity) All ready to hang.Passing along my love of the Fall season. F is for Fall. Making a Fall wreath to decorate her room door. Supplies:white paper plate (middle cut out),leaves (real or fake),glue.Easy! For number 5 we added 5 snowflakes,5 gems and 5 fingerprint berries to our wreaths. The whole class was occupied for 40 minutes having a go at... 

16 Jan

Mummy craft ideas for kids We love mixed materials and we picked up a lot of stones last week.Also we got this white yarn and as much as I am preparing her birthday next week,I am ready for our Winter decorations.So we did a snow man.She enjoyed it until she cried because she had glue all over her fingers.Washed hands and then she enjoyed it again,and now she is playing with it:)…(Materials:stones,yarn,glue and scissors) Not quite sure what these are,but they are cute as can be.Our attempt at a mummy:)…(Materials:toilet paper roll,orange yarn,googly eyes,colorful paper) Let kids add... 

15 Jan

Shark craft ideas for preschool and kindergarten It is ocean week inside rook 4! We started we week off by making sharks super self explanatory craft,tip—add glue inside of paint so that the papers stick:) Our footprints stamped ball eating plastic plate teeth:) cardboard shark. IS BACK. Lot of fun to create this paper shark with my youngest twin.He felt both scared and excited while drawing the mouth,so cute.Lovely moment. The kidlets have been loving playing ‘shark attack’ around the new boat during outdoor play, inspiring this extension into indoor play. This is mine, which... 

24 Dec

Donut craft ideas Sunday morning is perfect for donuts.Thanks to first friends. Completed D is for donut craft. Blueberry,chocolate and strawberry frosted with sprinkles. How cute are these donuts?Just peeled apple slices with peanut butter ‘icing’ and sprinkles. These second grade donuts look good enough to eat:) Donut Disturb Me.Here is my new visual reminder to curb interruptions during small group instruction.If it is visible,find a friend to ask for help. I loooove colorful papers.I stock that stuff up.It has endless possibilities. Like making donuts for pretend play. This... 

22 Dec

Christmas decoration ideas for kids My toddler decorated a Christmas calendar tree with buttoms Believe it or not this is the most creative craft I have ever done:))We still need to add a few things,but it is been an easy,fun craft to do with Mary when Alice napping. Working on some fine motor skills work,decorating her tree with stickers. Her little paper plate trees came out so cute. Yarns and wooden sticks Christmas tree craft Our thumbprint reindeer picture frames are almost done. Went to the library for Christmas craft time today and Alice made her very own stocking. Decorated her tree... 

19 Dec

Christmas ornament craft for preschool,kindergarten or toddlers This christmas tree was made by my oldest about four years ago when she was three.It is on a small,thin canvas and wasn’t even mod-podged and it still looks great.We use it for decoration every year.Even the trunk of the tree is palm-print. Calendars of 2018!Finger printing and lots of glitter bits.(Finger printing christmas/new year activity for kids) Back to the Christmas cards.Adding sparkle,to make them look like a Christmas tree rather than a cactus:) Handprint christmas card artwork We have started on our Christmas cards.Little... 

17 Dec

Christmas group time activities for preschoolers Be sure to hit follow for awesome pictures.With big thanks to the original owner Please mention the original photographer in the comments if you know them.   What is better than Christmas activities?(Pinecone christmas tree craft) I am doing my best to add some Christmas decorations to our home.This one was made by her,I just did the shape and cute the tape.Great fine motor skills development and the beauty of art through the window,the lights…And she was so proud.When she finished it,snow started fall and it was a magical moment. Christmas... 

12 Dec

Caterpillar craft preschoolers Little miss 2 enjoyed making this caterpillar yesterday.(pom poms,pipe cleaner and paper) If the paint is out of course you have to get your hands in it(caterpillar handprint) A very hungry caterpillar counting plus fine motor practice. Color matching caterpillar. I handed my daughter an assortment of things and she matched them all and glued them down with a little bit of help.Glitter was her favorite part of this. The very hungry caterpillar.Love these kinds of art activities where we can observe how each child interprets an image. Started out teaching my... 

11 Dec

Princess crown making with sparkle play doh for kids Learn colors play doh barbie disney princess frozen Elsa sparkle clown activity Step by step princess clown My daughter made this activity at home.Because she likes Frozen Elsa and Anna(Princess) Materials: Play doh(colorful) Sparkle Ornaments #gallery-12 { margin: auto; } #gallery-12 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-12 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-12 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode()... 

1 Dec

Bottle cap craft ideas Hot air balloon afternoon arts and crafts activity! Thanks”pinterest” for always having such amazing activities month to month. We can’t wait to start on our kids box that arrived today.     So cool! I’m not too crafty but my kids love arts and crafts like This!                             We hope you had fun creating this one!!! Where did your hot air balloon take you? Bottle cap craft ideas for kids,toddlers   Bottle cap crafts ideas #gallery-13 { margin: auto; } #gallery-13 .gallery-item... 

23 Nov

Thanksgiving day crafts for kindergarten or preschoolers Our annual thankful turkey is growing.My girls love adding their daily feathers and this year they are extra colorful as we cut them out of some of our watercolor paintings:) Turkey painting,bulletin board idea My big turkey’s ‘thankful turkey’.Spent some time with my girl today explaining the word ‘thankful’ and listing things we are thankful for…his top four:toys our house, gs(his grandfather),barbie and logo kits:) We have been spending the week reading and learning about the first Thanksgiving…and...