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Glow Stick Christmas Lanterns Craft for Kids

Light up the Christmas mantle with some paper lanterns and glow sticks.  This quick kids’ craft can be done in a variety of paper types and designs.  It’s a “whatever colorful paper you have on hand” type of craft which, during the busy holidays, is the best kind.  While you do not need the glow …

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Thanksgiving Gratitude Garland Craft for Kids

Thanksgiving can easily get lost in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. With consumerism the focus on television and online, it’s no wonder that kids have a hard time distinguishing what they should be thankful for and what they want vs. need. This quick and easy Thanksgiving craft for kids gets them thinking …

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Felt Teddy Bear Ornament Craft for Kids

Today’s Christmas ornament craft for kids pays homage to the ever-faithful teddy bear.  He is cute, he is cuddly, and he is the perfect addition to any Christmas tree.  This craft includes a printable template for the teddy bear, but feel free to use your own.  As always, if you try a craft you found here, please …

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Holly Paint Chip Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids

While making the Paint Chip Reindeer and Paint Chip Christmas Tree ornaments, we were having such a good time that it seemed only natural to keep going with the paint chip theme.  Today’s ornament is full of berry-goodness and holly happiness.  Best of all?  The paint chips are free! ​ Paint Chip Holly Ornament Ages:  4+ (with adult supervision) …

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Thanksgiving Napkin Rings Craft for Kids

My mom was a genius at giving us crafts to do in preparation for holidays and Thanksgiving was no exception.  I remember creating little tent place cards for everyone who would be coming for Thanksgiving dinner and I could not waitfor the guests to arrive so I could show them my creations.  This year my own …

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Painted Pinecones Craft for Kids

Ah, fall.  The leaves are changing, the crisp autumn air drifts through the windows, and quick kids’ crafts are just what your fall afternoon is calling for.  Take a walk, gather up some pinecones, and get to work creating some easy and decorative painted pinecones. If you are taking a Montessori homeschool or preschool approach, this painted …

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Thanksgiving Feather Headband Craft for Kids

As any mama of boys knows, boys play differently, act differently, and are just plain different than girls. When I brought up Thanksgiving with my tween-age sons, we launched into a discussion about Native Americans and Pilgrims. Naturally, their boy brains went straight to arrows and bows. While I put a firm foot down on …

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Paper Bag Scarecrow Craft for Kids

Scarecrows are the perfect fall craft, because they easily fit in from September through Thanksgiving.  This quick kids’ craft requires a plain brown paper lunch bag, some colorful construction paper, and the almighty glue stick!   Use the completed scarecrow to decorate your mantle or make a table-full of them to use as placeholders for Thanksgiving dinner.  You can …

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