Are you ready for spring yet? I so am. And I’ve just decided I’m going to start thinking about spring—pastel colors, flowers in bloom, Easter crafts for kids, birds singing, sweet strawberries, and gardening barefoot—no matter what the weather is doing outside. This winter has been longer and colder and snowier than I would have […]
Holiday Crafts and Activities
Holiday crafts and activities for kids and families, including art activities and craft projects to celebrate the holiday, holiday decorations, and holiday recipes.
We made stained glass heart crowns the other day as a Valentine craft, using the same technique as our flower crowns from last spring. Instead of flower petals, though, we used colored tissue paper—both the little heart shapes you see here as well as geometric shapes—and added extra decorations to the crowns with metallic drawings […]
We're getting into Valentine's Day making and decorating a little early this year. I don't understand why I get so inspired by hearts every year, but I do. My kids are all for hearts year round, by the way. This time we painted heart doilies, which we strung together into a Valentine's bunting (with the addition […]
We had so much fun with the plaster balloon sculptures, that we made them again the next day. This time, we (I, mostly) focused on seeing if we could shape the plaster-filled balloons into hearts. And yes! It worked! So now we have some sturdy plaster heart sculptures and have plans to make even more […]