A Sample Weekly Plan of Crafts for Kids

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Every weekend I try to make a plan of activities for the coming week to start on Monday.

I start with the gauging what my child is interested in (using the “My Child This Week” sheet of the free weekly planner). I fill one out for each of my kids and what they’re into at the moment. I use this as my guide to plan our activities accordingly.

With each of my kids’ interests, I brainstorm 7 activities to do that week. I jot them down on the simple ‘Activities To Do This Week’ planner.

Below is a sample week of fun crafts to do with young kids.

5 weekly plans of activities for each one year olds, two year olds, and preschoolers (plus a learning one too!)

7 simple crafts to do for a week with the kids

Monday: Find a great walking stick and clip off any sprouts. Decorate it with paint to their desire. Supplies: nature’s sticks, paint, paintbrushes, pruners or loppers

Tuesday: Make a nature suncatcher. Cut the centers out of paper plates. Cover with clear contact paper. Fill with found objects from nature. Supplies: paper plates, clear contact (sticky) paper, objects from nature

Wednesday: Make homemade wind chimes! Paint tin cans and punch a hole in the bottoms. Thread nuts and washers on the inside using yarn to hang them. Supplies: tin cans, paint and glitter (optional), string or yarn, washers and nuts, hammer

Thursday: Make a telescope from a plastic bottle. Cut off the bottom of the bottle. Decorate the sides with markers or colorful tape. Supplies: plastic bottle, scissors (or knife), markers or tape

Friday: Make beautiful flowers with coffee filters. Paint or dip them in colored water. Let dry. Twist centers to form a flower and wrap a pipe cleaner around the center for a stem. Supplies: coffee filters, water, food coloring, dishes, paintbrushes, pipe cleaners

Saturday: Make a paper bag mask by cutting two holes around the eyes. Decorate with paper and glue! Supplies: paper bag, colored paper scraps, school glue

Sunday: Build and create with crafts sticks and glueSupplies: colored crafts sticks, school glue

Family Time Tip! Leave Saturday and Sunday open for things to do as a family (like a movie night or cuddles).

5 weekly plans of activities for each one year olds, two year olds, and preschoolers (plus a learning one too!)

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The DISCOVER + PLAY + ENGAGE + LEARN eBooks have a combined 20 weeks of activities that are perfect for the early years. Fun ways to get kids moving, work on fine motor, do arts and craft projects and have fun as a family! Each weekly plan includes a handy supply list and activities broken down to know exactly what to do in a simple sentence or two.

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