Apparently when you mix sprinkler time with sidewalk chalk time, you end up with a beautiful mess! Just saturate your chalk in water and draw on the wet ground and watch your little ones “paint” a masterpiece!
We love doing Sprinkles crafts (and eating them). When we do letters, I usually have my son write the letters in marker then trace with school glue and then pour on the sprinkles! Don’t forget to use a deep pan or craft tray when doing this at home or sprinkles will go everywhere!
We made these Pom Pom popsicle sticks to practice making shapes and letters and decided to spruce them up with colorful Pom Poms, because, why not? Pom poms make everything more fun! Without a curved line, you can still make about 15 letters and several different shapes depending on how many sticks you make. WeContinue reading “Pom Poms Popsicle Stick Letters”
I’ve had these magnet letters for four years and as you can see they have been well-loved by both kids! We use them to learn the alphabet and learning to blend letter sounds and sight words. I just used the $4 set of Munchkin foam letters and numbers, some craft magnet buttons, and hot glueContinue reading “DIY Foam Alphabet Magnets”
Create this cute and simple popsicle stick alien and “pocket” rocket ship with your toddler or preschooler. Here is what you will need to recreate this at home! For the Alien: Googly eyes (different sizes) 2 Jumbo popsicle sticks 2 regular popsicle sticks Tacky glue Scissors Tape (optional) Tape and/or glue the two Jumbo sticksContinue reading “Shapes Rocket and Alien Craft”
We made these popsicle stick keys when the kids starting fighting over a pair of toy keys. We’ve had fun deciding what each key “unlocks” and going around the house “unlocking” things. My favorite is the heart key. I told them it unlocks my heart and then give them a big hug! All you needContinue reading “Shapes Keys”
We are continuing our zoo animal week with this delightful book and a simple giraffe shapes craft! Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees is a fun story about Gerald, a giraffe, who can’t dance like the other animals in the jungle, until he finds the right music that inspires him. We loveContinue reading “Giraffe Shapes Craft”
Celebrate Mother’s Day by making this Flower Family Shapes Craft with your toddler or preschooler. Using basic shapes like hearts, circles, and rectangles cut out of construction paper, create a cute and simple flower family plus a “peek-a-boo” flap to show the flower roots and insects “underground.” Here is what you will need to recreateContinue reading “Flower Family Shapes Craft”
Explore your family tree with your toddler or preschooler this Mother’s Day. This simple book craft combines two things your little learner is sure to love – family and flipping flaps! Here is what you will need to replicate this craft at home. Supplies needed: 4-6 full sheets of paper 6-8 quarter sheets of paperContinue reading “Mother’s Day Flip-the-Flap Book Craft”
Something about rainbow sprinkles just makes me happy! And since schools are closed, momma is making her own Mother’s Day crafts with the kids this week! We did this rainbow sprinkles photo frame craft two different ways. We used a pre-made wooden photo frame I bought from Dollar Tree a couple of years ago, andContinue reading “Rainbow Sprinkles Photo Frames”