Winter Crafts for Kids

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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…

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…

how to make christmas hats

How to Make Christmas Hats

Let’s learn how to make Christmas hats. Yay! You will see examples of three, and each of those have printable templates available. But you can make your hat any design that you want. The only limit is your imagination. These Christmas hats ideas start with some basic shapes, like a tree, a gingerbread guy and…

POLAR BEAR CRAFT

Polar Bear Craft

One of my favorite memories from when my children were little is a special visit to the zoo in Providence, RI. At the time, they had a polar bear enclosure with a brand new baby polar bear. It was so sweet to see him interacting with his mama. And then we went below so that…

PAPER SNOWFLAKE CRAFTS WITH LACING

Paper Snowflake Crafts

Let’s learn how to make paper snowflakes, though they are not exactly the kind that you are thinking. These paper snowflake crafts start with a paper plate and have a center laced with white yarn. Winter crafts can be so much fun, and we have lots of snowflake ideas! Just type “snowflake” into the search…

SANTA CLAUS PAPER CRAFT

Santa Claus Paper Craft

This Santa Claus paper craft is so simple to make and is fun to play with when it is done. Make up your own Christmas stories to go with the Santa climbing up and down the chimney. And even though there is a printable template, feel free to draw Santa free-hand, especially for the older…

BOOKMARK IDEAS FOR STUDENTS

Bookmark Ideas for Students

Today we are going to learn how to make a bookmark. And not just any bookmark, but actually three weather themed bookmarks with special painting techniques and a little bit of soft fuzzies too. These make great DIY gifts for family and friends. And they are easy to make bookmark ideas for students who benefit…

PENGUIN CRAFT FOR KIDS

Cute Penguin Craft for Kids

This cute penguin craft for kids comes with an extra special addition. The tummy is a yarn weaving activity that is great for working on fine motor coordination and visual motor skills (aka- hand eye coordination). That makes this the perfect penguin craft for pre k, but really is fun for any age. Your kiddo…

Mitten 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! SUPPLIES FROM THE BAG Construction paper (color…

Snowman Bookmark

DIY Snowman Bookmark

Sometimes it is the simplest crafts that are the best…don’t you agree? This adorable fingerprint snowman bookmark is easy for any age to make, from toddlers on up. And it can be made with just a few supplies in a brief period of time. Stick around to the end of the post to find out…

Snowman Chain Craft

Snowman Chain Craft

If you do a Google search, you will find a million and one snowman crafts. And there is a good reason…they are AWESOME! And this snowman chain craft is no different. As a matter of fact, it is a step above because it also allows your child to practice name writing skills. And if you…

Penguin Christmas Card

Penguin Christmas Card

I mean, really, have you ever seen anything more adorable than this Penguin Christmas Card. And, even though I am calling it a Christmas card, you can really use it for just about any occasion. It could even be a birthday card or a get well card. Use it all year long to bring a…

Christmas Stocking Card

Christmas Stocking Card

Presenting the third the 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS CARDS series. I love making and giving cards. They are like little works of art from the heart. And your kids will be so proud of making this Christmas Stocking Card themselves. Just imagine their smile as they give it to someone they love. Can you see…

Christmas Tree Cards

Christmas Tree Cards

Making something personal and from the heart is the best way to give this Holiday season, and these Christmas Tree Cards are the perfect thing. They are a great project for children of all ages, and I love that every single one is unique. The only limits to creating these are your imagination! So, let…

RUDOLPH CHRISTMAS CARD

Rudolph Christmas Card

If you are looking for Rudolph Christmas card ideas, you have come to the right place. And this is one of many handmade Christmas cards here at “In the Bag Kids’ Crafts”. It is a tradition in our house to put a couple of special cards in the branches of the tree, and they are…