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Tin foil and Permanent Marker Abstract Art

Tin foil and Permanent Marker Abstract Art

My boys made these during summer art camp and I thought they were so simple, but looked so complicated that I wanted to share the idea with you. The crumpled tin foil adds such an interesting three dimensional backdrop for your child’s simple abstract art. It has a real “Wow” factor!

Stained Glass Butterfly Craft

Stained Glass Butterfly Craft

These stained glass butterflies look pretty colored with permanent markers and hung in a window where the sun can make them sparkle.

Stuffed Baby Animals Coloring Book

Stuffed Baby Animals Coloring Book

Here’s a cute, little coloring booklet full of baby animals, preschoolers favorites. Baby elephants, hippos, tigers, and more, this book will keep them busy coloring for hours. Just print and color and reinforce learning the names of all of the kid’s favorite animals. Make sure you “roar like a lion”, “baa like a lamb”, “walk like a penguin” and more. read more

Hotdog and Dauchsand Card

Hotdog and Dauchsand Card

Make Your Own Hot Dog Card Today is National Hot Dog Day. Try coloring this card with pastels or crayons and use it as a visual aid to explain to your kids that a dachshund is sometimes called a hot dog. Ask them if they know why. Yup, because it’s a similar shape. Can they think of any other things read more

Fun Bug Eye Craft

Fun Bug Eye Craft

This is such an adorable craft to make for National Different Colored Eye Day. Have the children color the bug’s eyes any color they want. They can match their own eye color or choose their favorite color. Make sure to teach the children that some very lucky people have two different colored eyes. How special is that? Supplies: • Kraftykid’s read more

Outer Space Drawing

Outer Space Drawing

This craft combines painting, drawing and assemblying techniques for children. Using bold, colorful paints, markers, and crayons really makes the picture ‘pop.’ You can use the Kraftykid template and have children cut and paste or better yet, have them make their own. Materials: • Kraftykid Outer Space Drawing template • Scissors • Glue • White Construction paper • Sponge • read more

Pair of Mittens Craft

Pair of Mittens Craft

Mitten crafts are so cute and this one is no exception.  The kids will love connecting their red mittens with yarn.  Guess, what, kids?  Now they can’t get lost!

Opposites Book

Opposites Book

January 31 is Opposite Day and kids just love this day because they think it’s so funny.  Try teaching them what opposite means with some easy examples, like turning the light in the room on/off, sitting in their chairs and standing up, or having their eyes open and closed.  Once they understand the basics, have them make their own Opposite read more

Old Fashioned Doorknob Hanger

Old Fashioned Doorknob Hanger

Everybody likes a little privacy!  I remember when my son was five he made a doorknob hanger for his room and wrote “No Babies Allowed, or Any of Your Baby Friends” to keep out his 2 ½ year old twin brothers and their pals.  It still makes me laugh! Supplies: Kraftykid Doorknob Hanger template Cardstock Colored markers Scissors Instructions: 1.   read more

Handprint 2017 Calendar

Handprint 2017 Calendar

This calendar is inspired by my son’s preschool class. It has been adapted for use here. Supplies: Paper Kraftykid 2017 Handprint Calendar template Paint Hole Punch Yarn Scissors Instructions: 1.   Print out the Kraftykid 2017 Handprint Calendar template 2.   Using your child’s hands and paint – decorate each of the pages. You can make a Turkey for November, finger prints read more

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