Hands on Kids Activities and Crafts

Our Hands On Activities

[top left to right, bottom left to right:] 10 Hurdles to overcome so you can be hands on with your kids. Creating some flowers to get us in the mood for spring. Using 3 easy art techniques. 7 St Patrick’s Day activities and crafts that we’ve done. All rainbows and shamrocks. Shamrocks were the star […]

Caught in the Fruit Jar

The Week’s Activities & St. Patty’s Day Fun!

[starting at top, left to right:] It’s Playtime was all about rainbows. Four rainbows are featured; sensory, activities, crafts and art. George got in on some fun with a soapy sensory jar! “How do you live like The Lorax?” Nine hands on ways to be Earth-friendly. Crayons aren’t just for coloring! 35 uses for crayons! […]

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The Kids Activities this week.

Henry had his first bit of homework for his 100th day of school. We made an activity out of it and made sand sensory art, indoors! I found these neat crayon paint samples and used them for a color matching and sorting activity! A simple setup of lines of tape on the floor can provide […]

The Heart Book: Win the Printed Version

The Heart Project is coming to an end…. Today is the last day of the giveaways for The Heart Project. There are still many in progress, so be sure to check them all out [there's a list at the end of this post]. The Heart Book will be available for donation through the rest of February, so […]

Melissa & Doug Trunki: 2 Up for Grabs!

Who wouldn’t want one of these Trunkis from Melissa & Doug for their kids?Its perfect for vacations! And not only that, it would be perfect in the home! Storing all those toys that come with a million parts… … or for some great pretend play!It’s also a ride-on toy! Cool, eh? And makes for quick […]

Fudoo Board: Promote Healthy Eating & Healthy Lifestyle

I’m so excited to have these Füdoo Board Kits in my possession to giveaway! And not just one. I have two! Füdoo Boards has been a sponsor for hands on : as we grow since I started having sponsors. Sarah’s awesome to work with and is very knowledgeable when it comes to promoting a healthy lifestyle, she’s even […]

Kid-Friendly Treat: Candy Sushi Feature

Now this is Sushi that I’d be able to eat! And I know my kids would go for it, too! A yummy twist on the rice crispie treat! E is for Explore! has the Candy Sushi tutorial. This would be fun for a kid’s birthday party, don’t you think? The kids could even help make […]

A Week of Fun Activities!

Henry practiced counting and stacking blocks with a fun number game! Henry and I made our dining room pretty with these pretty strings of hearts! Need to have the kids work on their fine motor skills? Here’s 30 materials and activities that promote fine motor skills! I’m working on getting George involved in activities this […]

"Make it Kid Friendly" Idea: Magnetic Puzzles

These magnetic puzzles caught my eye right away! What a fun thing to make for the kids  so they have something to do while getting dinner on the table! My Kind of Makeover made these for her kids with some cheap puzzles. While the product is kid-friendly, I’d like to make this a kid-friendly project […]

A Snow-Themed Week of Activities

We’ve been focusing on snow activities this week. We hadn’t had any until this week, and now we’re having some fun with it. Seriously 32 snow-themed activities. Now that its snowed. Let’s really get in the mood!   Another “Make it Kid Friendly” Idea. This one is a beautiful geometric garland with ideas for the […]