Crafts for Preschool

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Name crafts

Name Crafts

We’ve all heard that for preschoolers, learning through play is the best way to help them develop any new skill. This isn’t just an opinion, it’s been proven over and over again through research and study. These name crafts are a great way to incorporate learning through a fun hands-on activity that feels like play…

100 animal crafts for kids

100 Animal Crafts for Kids

I’ve never seen a kid that wouldn’t like something (or everything) on this animal crafts list. There are just so many amazing and adorable projects to choose from. You will definitely find something that you child will absolutely love. Save these Animal Crafts for Kids for later. Pin them to your favorite Pinterest board… The…

Mitten Craft Paper Winter Craft for Kids

Paper Mitten Craft for Kids

Let’s get right to it…this simple kids’ craft will take about 5 minutes, is great for any age, and leaves plenty of room for imagination. The steps are few, but the results are pleasantly surprising. So, without further ado (yes, I said ado), enjoy this paper mitten craft! Stick around to the end, and I’ll…

Paper Crafts for Kids

100 Paper Crafts for Kids

We always keep a generous supply of construction paper in our craft bag, in lots of colors. And these paper crafts for kids are exactly the reason. It’s amazing what you can do with just some paper, scissors, glue and a little bit of imagination. Of course, these paper craft ideas are a great place…

10 Space Crafts for Kids

10 Space Crafts for Kids

I haven’t me a kid yet who doesn’t love making space crafts, boys and girls of any age will find something on this list that they can’t wait to make. This collection of outerspace crafts includes something for every age and skill level. Make Even More Crafts with Your Kids (You’ll be so happy you…

Printable Advent Calendar Santa Claus Theme

Printable Advent Calendar

Counting down the days until Christmas is a childhood right of passage. This simple printable Advent calendar is a fun and visual way to do that. Just add the cotton balls to Santa’s beard throughout December until it’s nice and fluffy by Christmas day. Watch the beard grow each day throughout advent. You can combine…

Hedgehog Craft for Kids

Hedgehog Craft (beyond Cute!)

This hedgehog craft is simply the sweetest. You can choose to make it colorful or more traditional muted tones. It’s great as a preschool craft or toddler craft too, and placing the tissue paper squares is the perfect fine motor activity. Of course, kids of any age will enjoy making this adorable animal craft. If…

Spider Craft for Kids

Spider Craft for Kids

This spider craft for kids is fun and simple to make, but it’s so much more than just your every day craft. Once you’re done creating, this spider becomes a great fine motor activity for kiddos. It will help improve finger strength and dexterity and promote and mature pinch pattern, which comes in handy when…


Paper Plate Mummy Craft

For some reason, kids just love lacing activities. And this paper plate mummy craft combines some of our favorite things…painting, lacing and spookiness. Of course, if you choose you can skip the painting and get out markers and crayons instead. It does keep things a little less messy and more portable if you’re not in…

DIY Halloween Cards for kids to make

DIY Halloween Cards

Making DIY Halloween cards is not only fun, but then you get to teach your kids about how to think of others when they give it to someone as a special treat (not trick). And this craft project leaves so much room for creativity. I promise you that no two cards will look alike. I…

paper plate sloth craft for kids

Paper Plate Sloth Craft

This paper plate sloth craft is unique and fun to make. And once you create your sloth, make make him some friends. It could be more sloths or other animals in the jungle. Then you can play away and tell stories using your new craft creations. And if you like this easy sloth craft, you’re…

Snowman Name Craft

Snowman Name Craft

The best way for kids to learn is through play. This snowman name craft is the perfect winter craft to teach kids both to spell and write their names. You can use it in a classroom full of preschoolers or with your own kids at home. Stick around for a few name writing tips from…


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…


Picnic Craft for Toddlers

This picnic craft for toddlers goes together quickly and is fun to make. The best is that when you are finished making it, you can use it to enjoy a summer snack. We picked raisins for our snack because they reminded us of little ants, like every good picnic has. But you can choose your…

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

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…


Red Fish Blue Fish Craft

I know when our kids were little, we always had a Dr. Seuss book in the rotation of bedtime reading. Pairing a craft with a book is such a great way to promote creativity (and fine motor skills) while also improving literacy and imagination. It’s the perfect one two punch. This Red Fish Blue Fish…


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

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,…