Toddler Crafts

Mother’s Day craft: adorable hand print flowers

I always have a weird feeling around Mother’s Day: that’s one holiday I never get a perfect gift. The “Mom” projects that kids get to do in school are surely cute, but they often lack imagination component, and always lack personality. That is my kid’s personality. I don’t mind getting messy, weird looking and childish [...]

Mothers Day Craft: Easy-Peasy Flowers

Springtime is perfect not only for the flowers blooming on the windowsill and in the yard; it is an awesome time for some flowers blossoming in our Mothers’ Day cards. Being a Mom, I don’t get to enjoy getting a card like that; but I surely enjoy a lot helping them making one for grandma, [...]

How NOT to do an art project with your kids

Two kids.  One itsy-bitsy art project to unleash their creativity.  No brainer supplies.  No difficult directions.  Tons of room for self-expression.  Setting it up outside, on a warm sunny day, to enjoy the fresh air and easy mess clean up.  Can’t go crazy-wrong, right?  WRONG!   The idea is rather sudden, so we are getting [...]

Kids’ Favorite Fall Craft – Leaves Coloring Project

Leaf coloring is inevitably one of my little one’s favorites.  Right after decorating pumpkins and running wild around the house screaming.  Though this one is less noisy (A LOT) and less expensive: no need to bargain with the kids how many pumpkins we are getting this time – they can have all the leaves in [...]

Five Easiest Halloween Crafts for the Little Ones. Crafts for Toddlers.

My favorite crafts have two things in common: they don’t have a perfect final result and they allow maximum room for kids’ creativity to soar into the sky.  Even for the littlest crafters.  Especially for the littlest crafters.   Every single one of these crafts my kids enjoyed at some point of their yearly Halloween Party [...]

Make a WOW Potion with your young wizard! Fun kitchen chemistry with kids.

Take some Gargoyle’s milk.  With a  dropper, add a few drops of Salamander Juice, then a few more of Sweet Heart Fluid.  A little splash of …  With your magic wand, give it a swirl… Wow!  Yep, everybody around you go “Wow!” and “Ahhhh!”.   And they will.  This simple kitchen experiment became both one of [...]