Kids of any ages will like this activity tray. It will also help to develop their imagination and practice their motor skills. For this project you will need just a tray or box with edges that can hold in the lentils and toys, little toys (trucks, tractors, toy men and cones), spoon and lentils (or rice or beans for them to scoop and move). It’s very easy-to-make! First of all fill the box with the lentils. Then place the toys inside the box. Now let your children play and enjoy the activity tray for hours at a time. Have a great time!
If you love the smell of cinnamon as much as I do, you gonna love this fall craft, too! It’s a great activity for kids and as a result fall decorations, which smell lovely for ages. To make autumn salt dough you’ll need 1 cup plain flour, 1 cup salt, 1 cup warm water, food coloring in yellow, orange and red, 1 tsp nutmeg, 1 tbsp cinnamon. In a nutshell, you need to make different balls of dough, add in the cinnamon, roll out the balls and cut leaf shapes. To hang them up later you also need to poke a hole before heating. Read the full instructions at theimaginationtree.com.
Thanksgiving is a great holiday! So let’s prepare for it and make some cute and funny crafts for kids! You will need bottle cap, spray paint (or spray glitter), googly eyes, felt, jump ring and necklace string. After a coat of primer, cover the cap with the glitter spray in bronze blaze. Use a hammer and nail to make a hole for the jump ring. Make turkey tail feathers. Layer two circles of felt to ‘fill’ the bottle cap and make the surface flush. Then stick the tail feathers with glue and let it dry. Some googly eyes and a felt beak make the sparkly turkey completed. Loop some black cord through the jump ring to make it a necklace.
Together with our latest DIY tutorial of a bat garland you can also make these bat candy favors with your kids. I think they’d be pretty awesome for Halloween party décor. To make these favors you’ll need a bat template, black paper, scissors, lightweight cardboard, pencil, bone folder, ruler and white pen. First you need to download from ohhappyday.com the template and print it out. Then cut it out, trace onto a piece of cardboard and cut out the cardboard bat. Trace the cardboard bat onto black paper and cut out bats. Next fold bat in half and cut where the dotted lines on the template are. Read the rest of the following steps in the source.
Halloween party preparations are at full blast, huh? Even if they aren’t, here’s a perfect project to bring Halloween into your home quickly. Ask your kids to come and join you and let’s make this spooky bat garland! Here’s what you need: a bat template, which you can download at willowday.com, black paper, scissors and tape. First you need to print and cut out the print template. Then fold the black paper in an accordion fold that matches the width of the bat. Cut the bat template and make sure to keep both the fold line and tips of the wings intact. For a long garland simply adjoin the bats at the tips of their wings with tape.
Make this headband for you kids, it’s easy and they can create it by their hands. You will need felt (brown, orange, red, yellow), scissors, string, tacky glue and hole puncher. Gather your materials. Cut different colors of felt into feather shapes so your children can pick and choose which ones they want. Cut the brown felt into two strips. Now let your kids pick out their feathers and glue them to one of the brown strips. Once they are done decorating their headbands, make two holes on each end of the brown strips. Tie the two brown strips together with some sort of string. Let the glue dry for a few hours before trying to wear the headband.
Halloween is in two weeks. Have you already picked the theme and planned the whole thing for this spooky holiday? Even if you haven’t, you still have some time to puzzle this over. To get you inspired today we’re sharing some Halloween party ideas for kids from Anders Ruff Designs. I think they’ve included just all of the most wonderful and Halloween-y goodies here: cobwebs, bobbing for apples, sugary treats, apple cider, etc. However, there’s nothing that’s going to scare your little ones from this party. There is a plenty of delicious treats from hanging bat cookies to chocolate skeleton keys that will get them excited. All in all, party is hitting all the right points, so take a closer look and catch some ideas for your own!
If you’re looking for a Halloween decoration for your house that your kids will like too, pay attention on these magnets. They are very simple and don’t take up too much space. For this project you will need smooth rocks, paint, paint markers, magnets, strong adhesive and clear coat. Choose the smaller, flatter rocks. Remember that if they are too big and heavy, they won’t stay put. Paint them up into Halloween creatures. You and your kids can create various characters for these rocks. For example, ghosts, black cats and funny monsters. Apply a clear coat if you wish. Use a strong adhesive to connect the magnet to the backside. That’s all!
Wallpaper is a wonderful way to add a color, pattern, texture to the children’s room, make an accent or express your kid’s individuality. Whether he or she likes cars, planes, wood creatures, flowers, ships or anything else, right now wallpapers choice is so wide and amazing, you can find pretty much anything you want. This is how you can actually create a room of your kid’s dreams: an animal kingdom, a fairytale world, a racing track or ethereal woodland. Just to assure you that my words are true and this trend is really here to stay, we’ve gathered a gallery full of wallpaper in kids’ rooms inspiration to get your creative juices flowing. Enjoy!
This game will be great for your kids. It’s good for teaching fine motor skills, pre-reading and basic math. You will need printable fence, scissors, tape, green felt, white pompoms or cotton balls, clothespins, spoon and tray (optional). Prepare the field for the sheep by laying out a piece of green felt. Print the fence onto paper or card stock, cut on the brown outlines and fold on the gray lines then tape the overlapping bottom sections. Place all of the pompoms on the left side of the fence. Show your child how to move the “sheep” from the left side to the right side. The rest of the instruction is here.