Crafts for Elementary

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PAPER BAT CRAFT FOR KIDS HALLOWEEN PAINTED PAPER BAT

Paper Bat Craft (Process Art!)

This paper bat craft is extra special and one of the easiest crafts you will ever make with your kids. We’re going to use a process art technique that I call “squish” painting. It’s also sometimes call warshak painting because it results in designs that are symmetrical like those used for the Warshak psychological test….

Pizza Craft for Kids made from paper plates

Pizza Craft Pouch

This pizza craft is extra special because it’s not just a craft. It’s also a pouch that you can use for holding your treasured possessions. We’ll even make a special pizza slice mini pouch or wallet to go with your pizza. This paper plate craft is perfect for any age, from toddlers to elementary aged….

Digger Craft for Kids made from a paper plate

Digger Craft for Kids

This digger craft is so fun to put together, but the best part is the hours of creative play that it can lead to. Since the arms of the excavator actually move, your kiddo can pretend to be picking things up and putting them down. Move around legos or little stones or whatever. It pairs…

Easy Mummy Craft for Kids made with popsicle sticks and washi tape

Easy Mummy Craft

This easy mummy craft uses one of my very favorite craft supplies…washi tape. If you’re not familiar with what washi tape, it’s a decorative paper tape that comes in almost any pattern you can imagine. And the best part is that it’s super affordable. I have a growing collection because I’ll just pick up one…

Paper Plate Tiger Craft for Kids

Paper Plate Tiger Craft

There are so many amazing and simple craft that you can make with your kids using paper plate, and this paper plate tiger craft does not disappoint. There are so many ways to customize this to make it a great craft for any age. It also creates an opportunity to learn a little bit about…

Easy Penguin Craft for kids made with a paper lunch bag

Penguin Craft for Kids

This penguin craft for kids starts with a simple paper lunch bag and turns into such a completely adorable animal craft. It’s the perfect make and play craft. And, of course, penguins are the perfect winter craft, but you can make him any time of the year and enjoy the process. And if you like…

Wedding Crafts for Kids Bride and Groom Popsicle Stick Puppets

Wedding Crafts for Kids

I love the idea of wedding crafts for kids. It’s such a great way to make a very special day the best it can be for everyone who attends, and not just the grown-ups. A craft is a great addition to any kids table at a wedding. These bride and groom crafts include the use…

Printable paper Eyes

Paper Googly Eyes

In our bag of craft supplies, we always keep some googly eyes. I am personally a fan of adding this little bit of quirkiness to crafts, but I also know that they’re the only thing on our master list of craft supplies that are not eco friendly. So, I also wanted to give you an…

GIRAFFE CRAFT FOR PRESCHOOLERS

Giraffe Craft for Preschoolers

This giraffe craft for preschoolers starts with some simple pompom painting and gets special details made from recycled newspaper. I just love the touch that the spots made of print adds to this adorable craft. Though this craft is perfect for preschoolers, it will also work for kindergarteners or primary aged kids too. Tearing the…

VALENTINE BUG CRAFTS FOR KIDS

Valentine Bug Crafts

Let’s celebrate love with these simple Valentine bug crafts! Today we are going to learn 2 ways to make a love bug craft. The first has a few more steps, includes some painting and is best for elementary aged students. The second version can be done by any age and is even great as a…

PAPER PLATE TURTLE CRAFT

Paper Plate Turtle Craft

This paper plate turtle craft is similar to lots of crafts that you might have seen out there. But there is one very important difference…my absolute favorite crafting supply…WASHI TAPE! It is the perfect thing for helping little ones work on their fine motor skills, as well as pre-scissors skills, working those hands together. Pulling,…

HOCKEY CRAFT

Hockey Craft for Kids

In our house hockey is practically a religion. My husband played dek hockey while he was growing up. Then our boys played from the time they could hold a stick. Now they all play dek hockey together in various leagues. I love to see them interacting and spending time together that way. So, it was…

PRESCHOOL POLAR BEAR CRAFT

Preschool Polar Bear Craft

This preschool polar bear craft is not only fun and simple to make but it’s more than that. This activity is perfect for working on fine motor skills and especially bilateral coordination, which simple means the two sides of the body working together efficiently. If this skill is not honed, kiddos will often struggle with…

ELEPHANT CRAFT FOR KIDS

Elephant Craft for Kids

Did you know that elephants are one of the most intelligent animals on the planet. this elephant craft for kids is not only easy to make with the template, but it offers a great opportunity to learn about these special creatures. And since it stands up on its own, make several and put on a…

PUFFY GHOST CRAFT

Puffy Ghost Craft Puppets

You can easily guess what makes this puffy ghost craft so puffy…cotton balls. And the pulling of cotton is a great way for little ones to work on fine motor skills and bilateral coordination. Plus, playing with cotton balls is a wonderful sensory play activity for our sensory seekers. The best part of this Halloween…

Halloween Target Games Pumpkins

Halloween Target Games

We’re going to teach you how to make and play two Halloween target games. And you can make both if you want or pick one. Of course, the most fun is in the playing of the Halloween game that you create. And finally, we will SNACK on something truly amazing and scrumptuous! So, without further…