Dewey The Cat Christmas Ornament

And I’m back with yet another fun and simple Kid-Made Christmas Ornament, a Dewey The Cat Christmas Ornament to be specific. So, who is Dewey The Cat?! Well, he was a little orange fur-ball that was abandoned in a library return box, the librarian nursed him back to health, then he became the library’s official […]



Rock, Paper, Scissors Ornament for a Kid-Made Christmas

Inspired by the hilarious kid’s book, The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors, this kid-made ornament is sure to be a hit for your little book lover for a #KidMadeChristmas.



10 Days Of Christmas 2018 – Kid-Made Ornaments

We are kicking off the sixth year of the 10 Days of Christmas 2018 with Kid-Made Ornaments! SIX YEARS – wowza!!! Like in years prior, all of the kid-made ornaments will be based on children’s books.



Scribble Art Rainbow Fish

Like peanut butter and jelly, math and art are my favorite combination! This Scribble Art Rainbow Fish is process based art combining both math & literacy.



Color Resist Art – Four Ways

Get in the Cat In The Hat “spirit” after reading the book – then make Color Resist Art using tape and four methods of color on this printable Dr. Seuss Hat.



10 Days Of A Kid-Made Christmas

And, we’re baaaaaack – 10 Days Of A Kid-Made Christmas – featuring 70+ ornaments inspired by children’s books – year THREE of the series & better than ever!



Ultimate Gift Guide for the Mini Fine Artist

Have a little fine artist? These gift guides are sure to please and inspire all mini fine artists. Gift ideas for the Mini Matisse, Picasso, and da Vinci.



DIY Stamps – Swimmy

You don’t have to have a creative bone in your body. These “so very simple” DIY Stamps use little materials and the result is magnificently beautiful!



DIY Mixed Up Beads

DIY Mixed Up Beads – a fab project to go along with A Mixed Up Chameleon by Eric Carle! Grab some paint & wooden beads and create these beautiful beads.



10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – Elmer Ornament

This Elmer Ornament is a perfect COLORFUL addition to your tree. Part of 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas – 70+ ornaments inspired by children’s books!



coming soon: 10 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

It’s a Kid-Made Christmas! All inspired by books – each participant will create an ornament with their kiddos & provide us a tutorial to make one too!!



Science, Art, and Math – learning with candy

What to do with all that Halloween candy?! Science, Art, and Math, that’s what! Here are some quick & easy, science, art & math for learning with candy!



craft, activity, and snack: Sheep Trick or Treat

Join us for a themed craft, activity, and snack to along with Sheep Trick or Treat, by Nancy Shaw – our Halloween book pick for Halloween Read & Play!



backyard summer camp: Starry Night Sky Painting

Starry Night Sky Painting art activity – a kiddo masterpiece from the Backyard Summer Camp eBook.



art and learning: Piet Mondrian LEGO art

Introduce fine art to your kids in a fun way – with these inventive Piet Mondrian LEGO art printable cards. Teach through play – the best way to learn!



summer fun: Backyard Summer Camp

Backyard Summer Camp, an amazing resource for you to run your own Summer Camp – right in your own backyard!!  Hours and hours of fun and learning!



create kiddo: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint

All you need is a sunny day and a few simple materials to make your own Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint.



little picasso: Art in the Garden

Join me in the Kids In The Garden series with my contribution: Art In The Garden.  We are painting with various herbs in two different methods.



kid-made: last minute ornaments

Besides scissors & glue, all of these kid-made last minute ornaments really only need two, or less, materials to make.  Let’s get started!



20 Days of Kid-Made Ornaments: fifty seven creations

So many fab ornaments, and so many fab bloggers that contributed from all over the world.  Enjoy this wonderful resource of all kid-made ornaments!



holiday decor: Washi Tape Evergreen Tree

Get out the washi and make a festive & colorful little washi tape evergreen tree – use as a stand alone decoration or hang it for all to see.



20 Days of Kid-Made Ornaments: week 2 roundup

Come see all the kiddo crafts from week two for a kid-made Christmas!!!  This week gives us twenty-one beautiful & colorful kid-made ornaments!



little picasso: DIY little artists gift box

Create a DIY little artists gift box for the little artist in your life – great for a birthday, holiday, or any day that needs a little color!



20 Days of Kid-Made Ornaments: week 1 roundup

Come see all the kiddo crafts from week one for a kid-made Christmas!!!  This week gives us seventeen beautiful & colorful kid-made ornaments!



20 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas: ORNAMENTS, Plastic Bottle Poinsettia

20 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas: Ornaments, begins today.  We are kicking off the series with a V-made Upcycled Plastic Bottle Poinsettia Ornament.



coming soon: 20 Days of a Kid-Made Christmas

Join us on December 1st, for a fun 20-day-series of a kid-made Christmas.  This year it’s all about kid-made ornaments & how to make them!



Creativity Inducing Gifts For Preschoolers

A comprehensive guide for Creativity Inducing Gifts, primarily for preschoolers, but ideally can be enjoyed at any age.



kiddo: Non Scary Halloween Crafts And Activities – Creepy Crawlies

A fantastic-bombastic list of NINETY plus (that’s 9-0-plus!!) kiddo-centered non scary Halloween crafts and activities – all creepy crawlies!



kiddo: Non Scary Halloween Crafts And Activities – pumpkins

A fantastic-bombastic list of SIXTY non-scary kiddo Halloween crafts and activities – all with a pumpkin theme!



learning monkeys: Candy Chromatography

Try some super simple candy chromatography with some candy and a coffee filter – watch the cool effect as the colors from the candy dissolve into the paper.