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}

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 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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Crayon Art: How To Scratch Art with Wax Crayons

{Crayon art} How to Scratch Art with Wax Crayons

Crayon art is a childhood favorite for most kids.  Here is a great craft for kids that uses wax crayons and poster paint. We at Kids Activities Blog hope your kids enjoy learning how to scratch art and making some unique colorful creations. Crayon Art One of my favorite childhood art activities was crayon art, […]


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Human Body for Kids: Creative Play and Skeleton Craft

Human Body for Kids: Going to the Doctor and a Skeleton Craft

We have four great ideas for teaching kids about the human body.  They can use creative play and pretend to be going to the doctor or they can make a cute skeleton craft.  Kids Activities Blog knows that creative play and hands on crafts are great ways to reinforce learning for kids. I had the […]


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{Best Blog} Creative Family Fun

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Creative Family Fun. We are featuring an interview with Terri today and rounding up some of our favorite Creative Family Fun 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! Best Blog […]


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8 Simple Mother’s Day Crafts

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Mother’s Day is approaching again.  Our mother’s are precious to us and we always love to give something from the heart.  What could be more from the heart than something handmade? Since it is usually mom herself that is the craft creator, we thought we would give a helping hand to the dad’s out there.  Here […]


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Make It Shine: {Super Shiny} Play Dough Ideas

Make It Shine: {Super Shiny} Play Dough for Kids

Add bling to play dough and make it shine.  Here are a few fun things for kids to add to play dough.  Kids Activities Blog loves finding ways to create new and exciting ways to use everyday play dough for kids. Make It Shine Our kids love things that shine and glow… They also love […]


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11 Kid Inspired DIY Projects for Kids

DIY Projects for kids

DIY projects for kids make DIY more fun.  When you can bring your kids in to help, it doesn’t always make the project easier which is why we’ve rounded up some of the easiest ways to include them. We have our Best Blog pick of the week, B-Inspired Mama sharing several of her best kid […]


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{Best Blog} B-Inspired Mama

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is B-Inspired Mama. We are featuring an interview with Krissy today and rounding up some of our favorite B-Inspired Mama 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! Best Blog B-Inspired Mama connects […]


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Drawing Game: Simple Drawing Prompts {Family Games}

Fun family drawing game with simple drawing prompts

Kids love a good drawing game and it also helps to develop their hand muscles which helps as they are learning to write.  This creative game uses simple drawing prompts to spark imaginations.  Kids Activities Blog loves family games and this is one of our favorites. Drawing Game We love to play this fun and […]


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{Best Blog} Octavia and Vicky

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Octavia and Vicky. We are featuring an interview with Kylie today and rounding up some of our favorite Octavia and Vicky 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! Best Blog […]


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The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree {Change of Seasons Book Activity}

Change of Seasons Book Activity for The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree

The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree by Gail Gibbons is a sweet story about a boy and his favorite apple tree.  It is a great book to teach children about the change of seasons.  We at Kids Activities Blog hope your child enjoys this hands-on book activity of colorful trees. I try to be as concrete […]


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12 Crafts to Make at Home {Today}

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Here are 12 crafts to make at home.  When you see these craft ideas for kids, you will want to get started immediately! Earlier today, Kids Activities Blog featured Cinta from My Poppet as one of our favorite blogs and now she is sharing some of her favorite crafts to make posts!  One click on […]


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Coloring Book Pages: Fun Abstract Drawings {Online Coloring Book}

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Jennifer Kincaid is a San Francisco-based multimedia artist and independent producer working in Crowdsource Art and Audience-Interactive Participation Art. Her work focuses on facilitating audiences to explore, discover and be seen through creativity and community.

Whether rendering an internal landscape in autobiographical abstract paintings, capturing a found moment in photography, or facilitating creative interaction through crowdsource art projects, Jennifer’s work is about moving through life with the urge to create and connect. In all her compositions, she seeks to illuminate the personal experience.


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Kids Painting Activity: How to Create Flower Art!

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Shaunna writes at Fantastic Fun and Learning about the hands-on activities and crafts she does with her 2 daughters and 2 little boys who join them for at home preschool. Shaunna
has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and she enjoyed teaching kindergarten and first grade for seven years. She can also be found sharing on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/FantasticFunAndLearning), Twitter (http://twitter.com/Shaunna_FFL) @Shaunna_FFL, Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/shaunnaevans/) and Google+ (http://plus.google.com/ b/114184359195382322220/114184359195382322220/posts).


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{Best Blog} Mama Miss

Mom to Mom: A Kids Activities BLogger Feature

This week’s pick for our best blog feature is Mama Miss. We are featuring an interview with Melissa today and rounding up some of our favorite Mama Miss 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! Best Blog On […]


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Nest Ball for the Birds {Easy Spring Craft}

Kids can make a nest ball for the birds {Fun spring craft}

Ruth lives in a little cottage in Virginia with her husband and two young daughters. She runs a little forest playgroup and writes free Reggio and Waldorf resources on her website, wabibito.net


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12 {Creative} Easter Egg Activities

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Easter egg activities are a ton of fun at this time of year. Kids {and parents alike} are looking forward to coloring eggs and the family Easter egg hunt.  Kids Activities Blog LOVES our weekly It’s Playtime link-up {come back at 4 pm CDT today when it goes LIVE} and so today we are featuring […]


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Melted Crayon Art Using Hot Rocks!

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This melted crayon art project was one of my FAVORITE crafts for kids…ever. It is the perfect mix of art and science.  The really cool thing is that it is one of 60+ easy crafts for kids in a new book, Red Ted Art by our dear friend, Maggy Woodley!  A few months ago we […]


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How To Make an Easter Bunny {Easter Craft}

Here's how to make an Easter bunny

Here’s a simple idea for how to make an Easter bunny.  It’s amazing what a cute Easter craft can be made from a paper plate!  Kids Activities Blog hopes you enjoy this simple Easter bunny craft. How To Make An Easter Bunny It is always amazing to me that simple everyday objects can be transformed […]


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Flag of Ireland Activity for St Patricks Day

Celebrate St Patricks Day with this flag of Ireland activity for kids

This activity teaches children about the flag of Ireland as well as colors, shapes, and math.  Celebrate St Patricks Day with your kids by learning a little about the holiday and the country from which it came.  Kids Activities Blog hopes your little one learns a lot with this cute paper craft. Flag of Ireland […]


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Heart Art {Finger Print Art}

Heart art for kids makes for a special finger print art project

Heart art is an expression of love and it is the perfect way to decorate these adorable greeting cards.  The cute hearts on these cards are special though because they are made with finger print art!  Kids Activities Blog hopes that you and your child will enjoy some special time together as you make these […]


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2 Dozen Easter Eggs Activities

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Looking for something to do with Easter Eggs? Here are more than a dozen suggestions! Leave a comment at the end of some of your favorite “eggy” activities.  Thanks to all the It’s Playtime participants who contributed these ideas last season – Easter is a month away and we can’t wait to see the activities […]


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{Show Love} Valentines Cards

These super cute Valentines cards are easy for kids to make! I love you cards

How do you show love on Valentine’s Day?  These sweet Valentines cards are bursting out of the card with love!  Kids Activities Blog hopes you have fun making these super cute cards with your kiddos. Show Love Since Rory still isn’t walking yet after her four surgeries over Christmas, we haven’t been able to do […]


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Valentines Day Tree

Valentines Day Craft

The thought of a Valentines Day tree may strike fear in those of us still having flashbacks to the post-holiday clean-up, but I promise that this Valentines Day craft will not be leaving pine needles on your floor. This Valentines Day tree is created from paper craft and can be set up indoors or {if […]


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Valentines Cards {Kids Can Make}: Owl Love

Owl Valentines Day cards that kids can make

Valentine cards from friends are such a special treat, especially when they are made by hand.  Here are some cute home made cards that your kids can make.  “Owl Love” to hear what cute owl phrases your child comes up with for their cards.  Please come back to Kids Activities Blog and share their ideas […]


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