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Tag Archives: at-home crafts

CREATION STATION: EGG HEAD PLANTERS

Source: playdoughtoplato.com With a quick trip to the grocery store or your refrigerator, you can create these funny egg heads! Materials Eggs Seeds (lentils, chia, or mung beans work well) Soil Permanent markers Card stock Directions Make a small hole in the top of the egg by tapping it gently with the edge of a […]

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CREATION STATION: DUCK FINGER PUPPETS

Source: iheartcraftythings.com These cute duck finger puppets are super easy for preschoolers and kids of all ages to make, and they make a fantastic spring craft for kids. Materials Orange, yellow, green and brown cardstock paper Three-quarter inch circle hole punch Green and yellow mini cupcake liners Googly eyes Scissors Glue Directions Start by cutting […]

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CREATION STATION: PAPER PLATE CATERPILLARS

Source: intheplayroom.co.uk These paper plate caterpillars are super cute, and will be perfect for spring time when the kids start to spend lots of time in the garden. Materials Paper Plate (unwaxed) – one plate makes two caterpillars Markers Pipe Cleaners Glue Directions Cut the paper plate in half. Then, cut out the middle circle […]

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CREATION STATION: BEADED WIND CHIME

Source: blog.consumercrafts.com Make a classic wind chime with beads and personalize it to make it your own! Materials Driftwood piece or wood dowels Acrylic craft paint Glass or plastic beads Painter’s tape (optional) Jute or twine Small eye hooks Beading thread Directions Paint the driftwood or wood dowel. You can give it as much or […]

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CREATION STATION: TISSUE PAPER FLOWERS

Source: easypeasyandfun.com You can make a wonderful bouquet for mom with this tissue paper flower craft. Materials Bright pink, light pink, and white tissue paper – or whatever colours you want! Scalloped circle cookie cutter Pen or pencil Scissors Wood craft sticks Green craft paint Stapler White school glue Directions Paint each craft stick with […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com Learn about the unique properties of salt as you make paintings using this household item! Materials PVA school glue or craft glue Salt Food colouring of your choice Water White card-stock or watercolor paper Template for the shapes you’ll be painting Directions Trace your template onto cardstock. Add glue to outline your shapes. […]

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CREATION STATION: FLOWER NECKLACE

Source: homeschoolantics.com Make a flower necklace to wear to your next party! Materials Drinking straws Yarn Construction paper in a variety of colours Scissors or flower-shaped paper puncher Hole puncher Directions Cut out flowers from the construction paper either with a flower-shaped paper puncher, freehand, or by tracing flower shapes and then cutting them out […]

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CREATION STATION: BUMBLE BEE CRAFT

Source: theinspirationedit.com Do your kids love bugs? You can make a few of these cute wooden bumble bees and hang them as a garland, or make them into magnets for your fridge. Materials Yellow, black, and white card stock Glue stick Scissors Black marker Wooden circles White cupcake liners Paper cutter Directions Make the bee’s […]

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CREATION STATION: RAIN CLOUD CRAFT

Source: blog.vickybarone.com April showers bring May flowers! While the weather is bad, stay indoors and make a cute craft celebrating spring. Materials Blue cardstock or construction paper Scissors Glue White mini pompoms or cotton balls Blue embroidery floss or string Tape Directions Cut a cloud shape out of a big piece of cardstock or construction […]

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EASTER BUNNY MASK

Source: sightandsoundreading.com Celebrate spring by making a bunny mask! Materials Paper plate Pink construction paper Pink pom pom Craft stick Glue stick Scissors Markers Directions The key to this mask is to use every part of the paper plate. The inner part of the plate becomes the mask, while the outer part becomes the ears. […]

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