DIY Valentine Box of Chocolates

DIY Valentine for Kids

This valentine my son and I made today is so adorable!  We decided to spice up a two-dollar box of simple valentine’s and make a miniature box of chocolates. Since this is such an inexpensive gift, we made a few to give to his favorite people.  Not only is it easy on the wallet, it’s […]

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14 {Fun} Recycled Kids Activities

Recycled Activities

Recycled activities are awesome!  They are free to create and add life to things we otherwise would have tossed in the trash – or recycle bin.  It’s exciting to challenge ourselves to come up with creative ideas. These fantastic kids activities made from recycled items were inspired by Mothers Messy Madness. 14 {Fun} Recycled Kids […]

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9 {Amazing} Coffee Filter Crafts


Coffee filter crafts are one of my favorite types of kids art.  It’s so fun to see what you can create just by digging around your kitchen cabinets!  With a little imagination, you can always find something in the house to create with. We’re sharing some pretty fantastic coffee filter crafts we found from It’s […]

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10 {More} Egg Carton Crafts


We love egg carton crafts so we are bringing you another round-up of fun!  It’s amazing how many awesome things you can make from something you normally just toss in the trash.  Who knew you could do so many cool things with an empty egg carton?! We’ve got lots of amazing egg carton crafts today […]

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15 {Lovely} Homemade Valentines


Homemade valentines are the best kind because they are made with love!  These would be perfect for friends and family or to take to school.  You can also download our free Valentine coloring pages! Our kids activities link-up is full of fun valentine ideas!  Here are some of our favorite homemade valentines for kids to […]

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Make a Minecraft Creeper T-Shirt

Minecraft Creeper T-Shirt Tutorial

My kids, especially our two oldest boys *love* Minecraft. The kids have made big houses, small houses, sprawling horse ranches, a rollercoaster, an underground maze of tunnels to nowhere, portals to alternate worlds. Minecraft has become engrained in the culture of our home.  So you can imagine the excitement when the boys found out what […]

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10 {MORE} Band Bracelets for Kids to Make

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By popular demand, we have another 10 tutorials for band bracelets that kids can make that we have either tried and adapted, or dream of doing *one day*. If you liked our previous collection of 9 Favorite Rainbow Loom Bracelets, you are sure to love these too! Don’t have a loom yet?  This is the […]

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Make a Friendship Bracelet Loom

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This DIY bracelet loom is awesome! I remember friendship bracelets from my childhood. It was so fun to make one, wear it and then give it away. Sometimes my best friend and I would spend the afternoon making them together. Am I the only momma with kiddos who love their accessories?  The more they have […]

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Snowflake Coloring Pages to Make Glow-in-the-Dark Window Clings

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We don’t get snow too often here in Texas.  It is actually pretty rare. But that does not stop us from dreaming about snow, snowflakes, icicles, even the chilly temperatures! Using a set of snowflake coloring pages, we created window clings using wax paper and glow-in-the-dark fabric paint.  We have a set of glowing snowflakes […]

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12 Delightful Girly Crafts


Have some girl time with these adorable girly crafts.  These are the perfect projects for spending time with your daughter, niece or granddaughter.  Many of these would also be wonderful activities for a slumber party! This fun round-up of girly crafts was inspired by Smart School House. 12 Delightful Girly Crafts 1.  Make your very […]

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10 DIY Jewelry Projects for Kids


It is so fun to make DIY jewelry!  You can create beautiful things with the simplest supplies.  You can even recycle old things and turn trash into treasure.  These projects would be perfect for a rainy day or to create handmade gifts for friends. These fantastic jewelry projects were inspired by Babble Dabble Do. 10 […]

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Top 10 Kids New Years Eve Activities


Staying home with the kids on New Years Eve does not have to be a bore.  It can actually be quite fun!  There are so many creative ideas to have an exciting night of New Years fun with the kids. We’re sharing our favorite New Years Eve activities for kids from our weekly link-up, It’s […]

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10 {Last Minute} Christmas Crafts


If you haven’t completed any Christmas crafts yet, don’t worry, there’s still time!  It’s never too late to get crafting and creating around the holidays.  This weekend is the perfect time to stay indoors, open the craft drawer, grab some paint, and have fun. Here is a great round-up of Christmas crafts that was inspired […]

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Homemade Christmas Ornaments

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My favorite holiday decorations are the homemade Christmas ornaments that the kids make for our tree. Every year after Thanksgiving our family gets together and we make several of the ornaments for our tree. Homemade Christmas Ornaments Here are five, super simple ornaments that entertained and engaged my 2-5 year olds. Cinnamon Star Ornament My […]

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Super Simple Listening Game and Craft for Kids

Super Simple Listening Game and Craft for Kids

Some times the easier and less complicated toys are the ones that your kids will engage your kids more than all the fancy toys money can buy. Making your own “telephone” is one of those DIY Toys that your kids will have fun exploring and playing with!  It can become a listening game for kids […]

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11 Quick Crafts {That Foster Meaningful Connections}

11 Quick Crafts {That Foster Meaningful Connections}

We love making quick crafts with our kids.  It’s such a good feeling to do something creative and really connect with our little ones.  Here are some fun things to do with your kids that foster really meaningful connections. This amazing list of quick crafts is inspired by Crafting Connections.  11 Quick Crafts {That Foster […]

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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 […]

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101 DIY Gifts for Kids

{Kid-made Gifts} Over 100 ideas of things your kids can make to give this Christmas

Want some ideas for homemade, personalized gifts? Something from this list should inspire or help you! Have any ideas that were not listed? Lets see if we can come up with more! Leave a comment with one of the gifts you have made in the past (or one you hope to make) or feel free […]

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Thankful Turkey Craft with Free Printable

Thanksgiving turkey Craft - Kids Activities Blog

Every Thanksgiving we like to journal the things we are most thankful for. I love how this month helps us cultivate an attitude of gratitude in our kids, our families and ultimately our hearts. Thanksgiving is my *favorite* holiday!! Last year we made a thanksgiving tree where we added leaves each day with things we […]

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Make a Gratitude Tree for Kids – Learning to Be Thankful


Thanksgiving is one of the most significant celebrations as it doesn’t only involve a scrumptious meal, but is more about expressing your gratitude towards someone or some things you are really thankful to in your life. It teaches kids the small things in life and to be grateful for everything that we have. A few […]

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Paper Mache for Preschoolers

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Do you remember doing paper mache when you were little? I remember making paper mache balls from balloons, covering them in layers of newspaper, waiting for them to dry before popping the balloon inside. My sisters and I used to make different kinds of masks and create elaborate drama productions for our parents. We loved […]

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6 Fun Craft Stick Projects

6 Fun Craft Stick Projects

Craft stick projects are great fun because they are so easy!  The possiblities of things you can create are endless and the price of supplies are low.  This is just a small sampling of the things you can do with craft sticks! Here are a few crafts we have gathered for you from our It’s […]

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18 Easy Crafts for Kids

18 Easy Kids Crafts - Kids Activities Blog

Easy crafts are the best kind of crafts!  Making things easy for little ones to do makes them that much more excited to try them. It also makes it easy for mom to just be able to rummage through the house and create a craft. Here are a few easy crafts for kids that we […]

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Fourth of July Crafts for Kids Using Popsicle Sticks

Fourth of July Popsicle Stick Crafts for Kids

These Fourth of July crafts for kids will keep little fingers busy in the celebration of the birth of America.  Each of these kids crafts uses craft or  popsicle stick for patriotic projects.  Kids Activities Blog loves these classic popsicle stick crafts for kids. Fourth of July Crafts for Kids The Fourth of July is a holiday that gives […]

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Craft for Kids: 4th of July Fireworks

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While we enjoy a lot 4th of July traditions and events, one of our favorite parts of the 4th of July is the fireworks. The explosions of color in the air are amazing to watch.  JDaniel and I sat down and created our own displays of fireworks using chalk and small red bows that we […]

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Sharpie on a Mug: Kids Art

Decorate mugs with Kids Art {Sharpie on a mug}

Kids can use a Sharpie on a mug to be creative.  This is a great way to decorate mugs with kids art.  We at Kids Activities Blog are excited to see new way to enjoy kids art that doesn’t involve adding one more picture to the fridge. Sharpie on a Mug Our kids love to give […]

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11 Amazing {and FREE} Printables for Kids

Free Printables for Children's Crafts

Printables can make crafting for our kids so much easier.  Instead of having to labor over how to draw an alligator or a rocket ship, we can just find someone who has already done it and is willing to share. Our best blog feature from this morning, Learn Create Love, is showering us with free printables […]

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5 Kids Crafts {to make from items laying around your house}


 Kids crafts can be a lot of fun to make.  A problem that I regularly incur however, is hearing a great idea and then having to make a run to the craft store to put it in place.  Today we are going to empower you to use the things you already have at home to make […]

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{Best Blog} Busy Kids Happy Mom

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Busy Kids Happy Mom. We are featuring an interview with Kristen today and rounding up some of our favorite Busy Kids Happy Mom posts this afternoon.  Kids Activities Blog is so excited about our best blog series.  We are hoping to introduce you to some sites you won’t want to miss! […]

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Crayon Wax Rubbing {Cute Crayon Art Ideas}

Wax Rubbing {Cute Crayon Art Ideas for Kids}

Wax rubbing is a classic art project for kids that is easy and fun for kids.  Crayon art ideas like these are great for fine motor skills development, recognizing textures and colors, and they are just plain fun!  We at Kids Activities Blog love this simple craft with crayons and we hope your kids do […]

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