Tag: Crafts

  • Carton Creations

    For this challenge you will need:A clean milk or juice cartonCraft supplies: Construction paper, scissors, glue, scissors, markers, ruler, pencil, paint, paint brush, etc.A craft knife and another other things you feel you need to make your creation. Tips This is an open-ended activity, so pretty much anything goes. The carton can be cut or […]

  • Solitaire Challenge #1 Peg Solitaire

    Peg Solitaire has been around for hundreds of years and with good reason, it is an addictively fun puzzle-game to play!Below you will find an online version, and a way to make or print your own board.Compact Fun has an a multiversion peg solitaire that can be played online.Aunt Annie’s Crafts has instructions to help you make […]

  • Scented Bubbles

    Bubbles are great to play with any time of the year, add a scent to them to make them even more fun!You can make scented bubbles in a variety of ways:Bubble Base: Make your own bubbles or use commercial.To make your own, experiment with good dish soap, water, and glycerine or sugar to make bubbles […]

  • Summer Fun July Volume 1

    Summer Fun July Volume 1

        Hot Dogs – July is National Hot Dog Month! Learn about hot dogs, play some games, do a puzzle and what how hot dogs are made.   Spray Art – Do a fun painting activity outdoors! Animal Antics – You get to act like your favorite animal in this fun game!   Hoop […]

  • Make A Folded Hand Puppet

    Have some fun transforming simple and advanced folding projects into hand puppets. There’s a little something for all ages and stages of paper folding in the resource section, where you’ll find video or written instructions. All you’ll need to make these cute little puppets is plain copy paper, craft supplies, and a little creativity and imagination.Once […]

  • Make A Flag!

    June 14th is Flag Day – A day selected to celebrate the American flag.If you would like to celebrate Flag Day by making and learning about the American flag, I have a post that has a lot of information here. In it you will find information and facts about the American flag, and an easy to […]

  • Pine Trees

    Pine Trees

    Pine Cones Birds and Blooms: Make Color-Changing Pine Cones for your fireplace. Homeschool Ideas: Homeschool Science: Colored Pine Cones BackyardParent: Pine Cone Bird Feeder Crafty Morning: Pine Cone Crafts for Kids Bren Did:  How To Prepare Pine Cones For Crafts Pine Needles Doodles & Jots: Turn a bunch of pine needles into a paint brush. Native Tech: Pine Needle […]

  • Snowman Activities

    Snowman Activities

    SNOWMAN LANGUAGE SKILLS Classroom Jr.: Snowman Mad Libs – Printable activity.Super Word Search Puzzles: Frosty The Snowman – printable word search. SNOWMAN HISTORY Wikipedia: Snowman– History of the snowman. SNOWMAN ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN   First School: Snow and Snowman Activities SNOWMAN CRAFTS Danielle’s Place: Winter and Snowman Crafts Kids Can Make!DLTK: Snowman CraftsEnchanted Learning: Snowman CraftsMake Stuff.com: Pop Bottle Snowman CraftArtists […]

  • Halloween Activities

    Halloween Related Activities on Funschooling & Recreational Learning Covering the Basics Create A Spooky Sound Story – Make up a spooky sound story or sentence and add sound effects to it!Two-Sided Diorama – This activity features the poem, “The Five Little Pumpkins”.Create A Scary Creature – Suggestions for creating a scary creature. Great for encouraging story […]

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Putty

    Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Putty

    Here’s a fun way to explore chemistry with this glow-in-the-dark experiment. You will need: 1T Glue, 1T liquid laundry starch, ½-1 tsp non-toxic glow-in-the-dark paint, a 4oz disposable cup, and a craft stick Directions: Put glow-in-the-dark paint in a small cup, add glue and liquid laundry starch and mix with a craft stick. Put the cup […]

  • SPRINGTIME ACTIVITIES

    SPRINGTIME ACTIVITIES

    If you are looking for something fun and educational to do during Springtime, try a few of the following activities… Celebrate The Season of Spring: Learn about the Spring equinox and find some fun activities to do. Bubble Solution – Experiment to find out what ingredients make the biggest and best bubbles.Bird Eggs – Links […]

  • Bird Watching Activities

    We love to watch the birds and hear their cheerful songs throughout the day, so we do our best to make them feel as welcome as possible to keep them coming back. Having them visit each day gives us the opportunity to get to know them better. We learn what they look like up close, […]