It’s a very funny project that you can make with your kids. You can create various animals but today we offer you to sew a felt rat. For this craft you will need two felt rectangles, paper hole punch, yarn, needle, scissors and thread. First cut two oblong felt semi-circles that are just larger than your hand with fingers close together. Then take one of the pieces and cut out an eye shape. Cut some triangular mouth pieces. Now you need two curved pieces for the outside of the mouth and two flat pieces for the inside of the mouth. Take the inside mouth pieces and make some mouth embellishments. Next cut your ear pieces. The rest of the tutorial is here.
If you are looking for a new and funny indoor activity for your kids, you will like this idea! You and your kids can make a lot of sponge towers. Also they can help you with this project. For this craft you will need just sponges and craft knife. First of all cut sponges in fourths or thirds. Line them up, sort them and then stack them. That’s all! Now you and your kids can start playing. There is too much fun with sponge strips! This game will develop imagination and motor skills of your kids. So we promise you that your kids will be busy with sponge towers for next few days!
Christmas crafts like the one we are sharing today not only can develop your kid’s creativity, but also set up a sensory play experience and matching game. It lets your kids to use their imagination fully and think of as many different looks of Christmas trees as they can. First gather the supplies: glitter glue, permanent markers, washi tape, watercolor paints and oil pastels. Draw a simple triangle on a piece of card and then invite your children to pick colors, shapes, patterns and designs that they like. Once they’re done, you can create an amazing Christmas tree display by folding each tree in half. Read also how to set up a matching game at nurturestore.co.uk.
Your kids will be happy to meet Pascal and his pals, Panda and Parrot! Every kid likes piggy banks! But it’s not simple piggy bank, it’s a gift box so you and your kids can put the present inside. For this craft you’ll need bright construction paper, double-sided tape, mailing tubes, Fiskars That’s Amore Squeeze Punch, Fiskars Round N’ Round Squeeze Punch, Fiskars Block Party Squeeze Punch, Fiskars Seal of Approval Squeeze Punch, Fiskars 1/4” Circle Hand Punch, Fiskars Detail Scissors No. 4 and Pascal, parrot, and panda printable template. First, wrap the mailing tube with construction paper. Use the punches and scissors to create shapes for the face. For example, use the Seal of Approval punch for parrot’s wings. Finally, use the double-sided tape to construct your characters. Place your gift inside the mailing tube!
There’re tons of cool Christmas ornaments ideas, which you can make with your kids, and we continue to share the best of them with you! Today there’s a painted ornament tutorial, which you can complete with just a couple of supplies. It’s completely doable and incredibly simple, plus the result turns out to be so cute, it’s impossible to resist! Prepare yarn or fiber fill stuffing, acrylic paint in selected colors, small paint brushes, plastic or glass clear ornaments. First of all you need to fill your ornaments with yarn leftover or fiber. Then you basically need to draw your design on the ornaments. Take a look at the pictures below to recreate penguin or snowflake design and visit littlegrayfox.blogspot.ru, if you need proper instructions.
Today we’ve got one more awesome Christmas craft to share and it’s also about making painted ornaments. Making your Christmas tree unique, versatile, whimsy and fancy is in your hands and hopefully our DIYs will help you to achieve that with your kids involved. To make these colorful lovelies you’ll need to add some acrylic craft paint in the bottom of the ornament and mix in little water (somewhat like 3 parts paint and 1 part water). Then you should replace the ornament cap and swirl it around and around everything inside is covered with paint. Take the cap off and let it dry completely. Once it’s dry, replace the cap and you’re ready to embellish! Read how to make Rudolph and Santa at sisterssuitcaseblog.com.
Sometimes you don’t need too many toys to make your kids happy! Sometimes it can be a small but cute accessory. So today we offer you to make this necklace with your daughter. For this project you will need wooden beads and leather cording. First, cut leather cording to desired length with 5 inches for knotting. Assist your child in stringing the beads on the leather cording. Then tightly and securely knot the ends. There is a knot and a looped knot. To close the necklace, insert the knot into the loop. That’s all! Your kids can also play with beads. For example, they can sort the beads by color or size and place them in coordinating dishes before making a necklace.
We are sure that your kids love music very much. So today you can create an interesting musical instrument for them! For this craft you will need paint and paintbrushes, bottle caps, corrugated cardboard, ruler, white glue, scissors, paper plates and clothespin (optional). Gather your materials. Start by squirting out your desired paint colors onto the paper plates. Next, paint your bottle caps, two of each color. Now, let the bottle caps dry. Let yours dry overnight. Then, cut your corrugated cardboard into two long strips, approximately 5-1/2 inches in length by 1-1/2 inches in width. Next steps of the tutorial are here.
Mo Willems is an award-winning author and illustrator, which shares his best-selling children’s books with us. With these decals it seems like his book’s hilarious characters Knuffle Bunny, The Pigeon and Elephant and Piggie jump out of the pages of the books right onto your wall. Mo’s stories and illustrations are so full of humor, they’re even funny for adults. Each set includes 14 to 18 movable decals per package and blank dry erase speech bubbles so you can add your own words to complete the story. You can basically let your kids create their own cartoon! Sounds awesome, right? Be sure to check them out!
Looking for good ideas to make for your kids? So we have one! You will need 1/4 yard main fleece, wool, bottom weight fabric with some stretch, 1/4 yard lining fleece, sherpa, faux fur, etc., matching thread, scissors and hand sewing needle. First prepare your paper pattern. This piece will be printed on 8.5 x 11″ or A4 standard papers. Then using the paper pattern pieces, cut out your fabric. When it will be done, you should have: 2 main side hat pieces, 2 lining side hat pieces, 1 main hat top strip, 1 lining hat top strip, 1 main front flap, 1 lining front flap, 1 main ear flap, 1 lining ear flap and 2 12 inch x 1 inch strips of main fleece. Now sew main hat pieces together. The rest of the tutorial is here.