Make Your Own Plates Part II: Scrapbook Style!
We’ve been having so much fun making these plates. Here’s another style we tried…Scrapbook! We used scrapbook papers, scissors, glue, and buttons for this design. Scanned our creation and sent it over to Makit to finish them. So much fun and they would make fantastic Mother’s Day gifts too!! Get your plate template here and […]
Origami for Kids: Jumping Paper Frogs
Today we made jumping paper frogs. These are a very simple origami project that kids love, because they really jump! All you need is some paper and crayons or markers. I used small strips of paper, about 3×6 inches, but 3×5 index cards would work well also. Start by having the children color the paper […]
Valentines Mix and Match Game
This easy and fun Valentine’s day matching game is as fun to make as it is to play! Use your Valentine’s day craft supplies (like doilies, pink and red paper, markers, stickers, glitter, whatever!). Make a set of Valentines. We made three different, but similarly sized Valentines. Have your child help making them – […]
On-the-go Reusable Letter Tracing
I’m always trying to find new ways to help my 3-year-old daughter increase her writing skills. Unfortunately, the activities and books are either too pricey, use too much paper (and ink, if I print it from my computer), or they are bulky. So I came up with this portable and reusable letter tracing activity […]