Monthly Archives: August 2012
Make a framed painted handprint…just in time for Grandparent’s Day!! National Grandparent’s Day is on Sunday, September 9th. That’s just a few weeks around the corner. Wondering what homemade gift your child can make for them, while at the same time being sweet and sentimental? Why not try this Framed Painted Handprint? It’s quick. It’s […]
The end of summer is the perfect time for making and sharing friendship bracelets. Print out a few, and have your kids color them in with their friends! We’d love to see what patterns and color combinations they come up with (share with us on facebook)! Click here for your friendship bracelet printable.
No doubt you’ve seen salad spinners like these at yard sales and thrift stores – or maybe you’ve got one hiding in the back of a cabinet! Pick one up real cheap, or dust yours off and give it new life as a spin art tool! This project requires few supplies, and produces great results. […]
Experimenting with different methods of mark-making is an age old tradition in the art world. In this sensory and artistic activity, hide away the paintbrushes and let the kids party down as they use balloons to paint! Using paint you can make your own Custom Balloons to great master pieces. You’ll need: A few balloons […]
We made these plant row markers for my mom’s garden and she LOVED them. So I thought I would share. :) The process is pretty simple. 1 – Collect rocks and stones that are about 2-3 inches wide 2 – Wash and dry the rocks 3 – Paint both sides of the rock with […]
Some people call this project making an ocean in a bottle or homemade lava lamp. The concept is simple put water and oil in a bottle and watch the separation. Talk about how they can’t mix and how oil floats. What else floats? What else sinks? This is a fun project for kids while they […]
Flubber is a super fun substance and easy to make with kids. It drips and stretches but it doesn’t make a mess. The first time you see a drop of this stuff on the floor you think “oh great…this is going to be fun to clean up” but even though it looks liquid-y it peels […]