Classic bird feeder craft great for fine motor skills

Bird Feeder Craft Great for Fine Motor Skills

Back to the basics again. I’ve been loving keeping it simple here lately. This is a classic bird feeder craft using Cheerios, or other ring-shaped cereal, and pipe cleaners. This was great fine motor practice, and a great busy activity, for George to do. I scooped out a dish of Cheerios and handed George a […]

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Craft Stick Christmas Tree Ornaments

I’ve had colored craft sticks in my craft cupboard for ages and never really had any ideas for them. Then it hit me that we could make adorable craft stick Christmas tree ornaments! I spotted ideas for these awhile back when I collected the 30 homemade Christmas ornaments ideas, and found one from Mom Spotted. […]

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26 Tin Can Crafts & Activities For Kids!

Upcycling is free. Upcycling is versatile. Upcycling can be done with things you have on hand. Tin can crafts and activities are a great way to upcycle! Tin cans… I have a lot on hand, at all times! Here are 26 tin can crafts, activities, holiday ideas, as well as music makers that you can do- with […]

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Yarn Monsters: A Halloween Craft for Kids

Yarn Monsters! Just in time for the spooky Halloween season. There’s not much to these monsters, but I think they turned out kind of cute. Henry and I used the same technique we did for our Yarn Circle Garland. Henry did very well cutting the yarn this time. I handed him a pair of my scissors […]

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A Halloween Beaded Spider Craft for Kids

We’ve been all about spider webs lately [shh, there's another one coming next week too!], so we just had to make a fun spider craft for kids to make for Halloween too! The boys were begging me to do an activity once we opened our Pom Tree Kids package from our sponsor! [You have a chance to […]

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A Window Fall Tree Craft for Toddlers

Of course, after George did the apple tree craft, he wants to do another one. He goes in these streaks a lot. Often its with water activities… but he does it with painting a lot too. This time its apple trees. I usually try to switch it up a little so we don’t get bored, […]

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Fall Leaf Collage made with Bubble Wrap Art

I feel like a successful hands on mom when my preschooler runs to me with bubble wrap in his hand and says,  ”We have to save this and paint with it later!” That’s how this fall leaf collage came about. We made bubble wrap art prints first in beautiful fall colors. Henry started with dumping red, yellow […]

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Apple Tree Craft for Toddlers

George and I made a very simple apple tree craft, one that toddlers can do! I’m so excited to be spending some extra one on one time with George lately now that Henry’s in kindergarten. George loves to create things. He’s the one that likes to cut, color, draw, and do all the fine motor […]

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Classic Craft: Coffee Filter Butterflies

When I thought about all the crafts I’ve done with the kids, I realized we haven’t done many classic crafts for kids! This butterfly craft is definitely a classic craft that you probably remember doing yourself when you were a child. The kids loved the process of prepping the butterflies. Dying the coffee filters especially! But […]

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Spin Art Streamers: 4th of July Craft for Kids

Spin art is a classic, fun activity that kids absolutely love to create! But creating streamers as a 4th of July craft was the last thing on Henry’s mind. I tried for many days and many approaches to create these. Sometimes I just don’t win. Okay, a lot of times. Then, I saw a post from Adventures of the Smith […]