Crafts for Elementary

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FREE Paper Googly eyes to print and use with crafts for kids

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

There are 2 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 ado, let’s get started on our Halloween target…

DIY Paper Christmas Decorations

DIY Paper Christmas Decorations

These DIY paper Christmas decorations are absolutely next level. The big paper fan decorations alone are amazing on their own, but then add the adorable Rudolph or Gingerbread man to make it into a truly epic Christmas decoration for kids. These are better than Dollar Store DIY Christmas decorations but just as inexpensive. And, the…

PAPER PLATE POLAR BEAR CRAFT

Paper Plate Polar Bear Craft

This paper plate polar bear craft takes just a few supplies and is perfect for working on fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Not to mention it is just so darn cute! Draw the little polar bear freehand or use the available printable template. This post contains affiliate links, which means if you make a…

RUDOLPH CRAFT FOR KIDS

Rudolph Craft

This Rudolph craft is so super simple that most kids will be able to make it in about 5 minutes. Of course, you can start with Rudolph and then go on and make the rest of the reindeer in Santa’s gang. If you are going to make this reindeer craft for preschool, it may require…

FINGERPRINT CHRISTMAS CARDS

Fingerprint Christmas Cards

These fingerprint Christmas cards are so fun and simple to make. We will demonstrate two designs, but you can take this same concept and make as many designs as you can think. Use your imagination! These DIY Christmas card ideas are just a starting point. I cannot wait to see what you make. These are…