Craft Ideas

FUNgestive digestive system. Teaching kids about human body.

“After you bite that apple, the saliva starts… and the stomach… what do you mean what is a “stomach”?  Hey, why aren’t you listening again?!”  Because this is boooring!  And I was determined to learn the digestive system in a fun way.  So, we’ve got some strings, crayons, scissors and created a life-size digestive system. [...]

Yummy Bird Nest – Edible Craft, Learning Project, and Class Story Time

The Deliciousaurus that we made last time in my 5 year old’s class made a blast.  Now, another school story time with mommy was coming up and we needed something to meet those big expectations. At home, my eight year old was also looking forward to help us with this edible project, so there are [...]

Alex Toys = Creative Toys

Educational Toys Planet loves Alex Toys products. And so do kids of all ages! Find a creative gift that you child will love from Alex’ products offered in our store. Since Alex Toys has started in 1986 with a line of quality arts and crafts products for children, the company recommended itself as the manufacturers [...]

Make your own kids ball pit

Ball pits are fascinating to kids. I don’t know weather it is the odd sinking-and-swimming sensation, if it is the brightness of colors, if it is the chance to throw the balls, if it is all of the above… neither I care what is the real reason.  I care about the fact: whether it is [...]

Planes birthday party for a 5 year old is soaring into the sky!

The cartoon “Planes” couldn’t be more timely: planes – a perfect theme for our 5 year old party!  It is fun, exciting, and… even educational!!! In my previous post I discussed some key features of every great party: theme, cliffhanger, the special element. The special element, the “oooooh” and “aaaaaah” moment for the kids, something [...]

A cardboard plane for your kid to become a little pilot

It was officially decided: pilots rule! At least in my house. One little pilot in particular. The “Planes” cartoon established itself as the new favorite and now my home resembles and airport more then an house: we have planes of every kind! We have paper craft planes, plastic ones, radio control planes, little planes, big [...]