Crafts for Kids

Creative Play between parents and children provides lasting cognitive
benefits,unique bonding experience and memories that last a life time.
So get messy, have fun and be CREATIVE using some of our simple craft projects!

Turkey Craft: Pom Pom Turkey Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

Turkey Craft: Pom Pom Turkey Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

  Thanksgiving will be here shortly (in Canada anyways, our US friends have a little more time)!  Have you started thinking about what you are going to serve for dinner? Picked up your turkey and stuffing yet?  Don't forget the pumpkin pie!  I am lucky that for...

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas – Painted Pumpkins

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas – Painted Pumpkins

The ghouls and goblins will be taking over with Halloween fast approaching!  Have you started decorating yet?  Why not kick it up a notch this year with some unique pumpkin decorating ideas.  This week I am featuring the Painted Pumpkin - a fun kid friendly Halloween...

Olympic Craft Idea: DIY Olympic Medals for Kids

Olympic Craft Idea: DIY Olympic Medals for Kids

Make your own Olympic Medals to celebrate the upcoming Olympic games.  We always have fun watching the different Olympic sports, doesn't matter if it is summer or winter, there are so many exciting sports to watch.  The Olympics also offer a great opportunity to talk...

Fun for Everyone – DIY ‘Busy Balls’ Craft

Fun for Everyone – DIY ‘Busy Balls’ Craft

As I was thinking of the next craft to do with Bee, I got to thinking about what WeeBee could enjoy too.  As I sifted through the craft box, I came up with a 'busy ball'.  Bee, who is almost 3 loved creating them with me, and WeeBee who is over 1 really liked playing...

Easy Mother’s Day Craft – Popsicle Stick Flower

Easy Mother’s Day Craft – Popsicle Stick Flower

Mother's Day is soon approaching and it's a great time to get the kids involved with some simple crafts.  Here is a quick and easy craft that is fun to make and beautiful to receive.  I love this idea because there's nothing I look forward to more on Mother's Day...

Science and Crafts with the Kids during the Summer Holidays

Science and Crafts with the Kids during the Summer Holidays

  School is almost out! That means the job of entertaining the kids comes round again. The fine weather will keep them occupied for a time, but there's bound to be the odd wet or windy day when a run around the park just won't cut it. Sooner or later, you'll have...

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas – Mummy Pumpkins

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas – Mummy Pumpkins

Carving pumpkins can be fun, but it can be messy and while the kids can help with the design part, when it comes to the actually cutting of the pumpkins they are stuck sitting on the sidelines.  Here is a pumpkin decorating idea that the whole family can be involved...

Crafts for Preschoolers:  Olympic Ring Toss Game

Crafts for Preschoolers: Olympic Ring Toss Game

Brrrrrrr we have had some very COLD weather this winter – trying to get us into a Winter Olympic mood maybe?  With the -40oC wind chill it has been too cold to really play outside so we brought some of the Olympic fun indoors.  Monkey might not be ready to compete at...