How to Make Ribbon Flowers

DIY Headband Tutorial for kids

Every girl loves bouquets. At least my girls love flowers. Lots of flowers! We were blessed with several dozen “spools” of ribbon from Kids Activities Blog sponsor, Hairbow Supplies, Etc.  (use our exlusive coupon code:  KAB20 for 20% off your order)! There were SO many colors and patterns! Hairbow Supplies, Etc. sent a BIG bag […]

11 Creative Christmas Tree Crafts for Kids

11 Christmas Tree Crafts

Now is the perfect time for some fun Christmas tree crafts!  Who knew there were so many different tree crafts out there?  This list has tree crafts for all ages and will make beautiful handmade holiday decor. We found these wonderful Christmas tree crafts over in our weekly link-up, It’s Playtime!  If you’re looking for […]

10 Subscription Craft Boxes for Kids Compared

10 Craft and Activity Subscription Boxes For Kids Compared on Kids Activities Blog

We all love to get mail.  It is one of the reasons why I think monthly craft and activity subscription boxes are a popular choice for parents and those buying for kids this season. It is the gift that keeps giving past the holiday.   There are lots of different choices and each has a […]

6 Books with a Matching Craft

6 Books with a Matching Craft

Matching a craft to a book can make your reading come to life.  These activities combine a love of crafting and reading into something great.  After you read a book, make a craft to go along with it!  Here are a few to get you started. Today’s best blog feature, Kids Creative Chaos, is sharing […]

{Best Blog!} Red Ted Art

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

Red Ted Art is on our list of best blog. I love reading kids activities blogs and have identified some of  the best.  Each Saturday this year we are going to feature a blogger who loves playing and crafting with kids as much as we do! Red Ted Art Blog This week, we interviewed Maggy, […]

Colorful Finger Prints Make the Perfect Preschool Fall Craft

preschool fall craft

This Preschool fall craft is perfect for little finger tips!  It is something that can be made at home to celebrate the beautiful colors of the fall season while also making a sweet keepsake of your little ones foot print and finger prints making it a treasured preschool fall craft. My daughter and I have […]

Wax Crayon Art: 20+ Ideas

how to melt crayons

Crayon art goes beyond just coloring!  Wax crayons are fun to color with – a staple of preschooler craft times everywhere.  In addition to coloring and crafting with crayons, we have collected the best art projects from around the web for you to enjoy with your kids! Kids Activities Blog hopes that you will be […]

Painting with melted crayons: My Preschooler’s Self-Portrait

painting crayon

Our kids love to draw and have literally hundreds and hundreds of crayons over here, many of them mere shards.  We’ve melted the crayons to create “new” crayons, but today I had a new “plan” for our leftovers.  Several months ago I saw a post by Suzy’s Sitcom where she melted crayons and then painted […]

Playing with Paint: Weekly Activities Round-up

paint ideas for creative kids

Playing with paints is a favorite activity at the Quirky Kid household.  Just this afternoon we had our paint pens out creating more colorful clothespins (never have enough of them).  Here are some of the recent paint activities that we have enjoyed replicating through the It’s Playtime linky.  Each Wednesday afternoon we co-host a linky […]

Primary Colors Wheel: Let’s Make A Color Pie!


Mixing colors is one of those basic art concepts that children of all ages love.  There is great satisfaction in taking two globs of paint and creating your very own, unique shade of a new color! A Color Pie is a fun way to demonstrate mixing primary colors together.  Begin with a paper plate split […]

Easy Puzzles – Your Kids Can Make

popsicle stick puzzles

This easy puzzle craft came to my rescue last week.  I needed an activity I could do with a wide range of kids with different ages, crafting abilities, etc. We had a crowd at our house, the joy of an extra five kids to hang out for the day. Extra kids means extra fun – […]

Playtime Clay Craft

clay craft

Today’s featured activity from It’s Playtime is so simple! I love how Liberty, and her girls over at Our Creative Day, used air drying clay and nature items found around their home to create stunning ornaments. . . Many thanks to my co-hosts, for making this weekly link-up a lot of fun! If you are […]

Hairy Hotdogs: Cheap Kids Meal

spaghetti and hotdogs, hairy hotdogs.

Want the perfect babysitter meal for the kiddos? I mentioned that I recently found a deal on restaurant meals (Thanks Ebates). Now add the perfect meal for the babysitter to make with the kids and we have a terrific “date night” plan. All you need is pasta and hot-dogs. We broke the spaghetti in half.  […]

Tricky Treats

Tired of doling out the same old candy on Hallowe’en night?  Here’s a trick: turn ordinary treats into cute (or scary!) little ghosties. You need: bag of lollipops box of Kleenex ball of orange or black yarn black marker Instructions: 1.) Plug in a horror movie or set some spooky music going to put you […]