20+ Kid Friendly Ideas for Wax Crayon Art and a $1,500 Giveaway!

Melted Crayons Colorful Abstract painted background on canvas

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! We hope that you will be inspired to take […]

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Fathers Day Stepping Stone

father's day stepping stone

When my children said that wanted a homemade gift to give to Daddy for Fathers Day I knew just what to do. Last year I saw this post that showed how to create a Fathers Day stepping stone. So, we made our own Fathers Day stepping stone! I was very intimidated to work with concrete.  You have to […]

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Sugar Scrub ~ A Gift Kids Can Make

Kid Made Sugar Scrub

Today, we’re thrilled to share this simple sugar scrub recipe. Whether you have a teacher that needs to be pampered or you need a quick gift that kids can make, this easy sugar scrub recipe is a great excuse to get in the kitchen with kids.  Adding lavender in your recipe might be the perfect […]

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21 Handpicked Fun Activities For 3 Year Olds

21 activities for 3 year olds on Kids Activities Blog

It’s a few years since my daughter was a 3 year old, but the memories of her enjoying independent play and my eavesdropping on her playroom chats are happily fresh in my mind. Being 3 is all about playing, being curious, having fun and ‘more’ playing! – watch them get busy with these 21 handpicked activities […]

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Egg Tutorial: Filled Egg {Easter Treats}

candy filled eggs

You’ll love this egg tutorial for making a super cute filled egg for Easter.  Easter treats like these will definitely be a favorite for your kids over the regular candy filled plastic Easter eggs.  Kids Activities Blog loves this simple project that puts a new spin on Easter eggs. Egg Tutorial What’s more fun than […]

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Make a Friendship Bracelet Loom

Make a friendship bracelet - Kids Activities Blog

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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Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Homemade Ornaments Kids Can Make - Kids Activities Blog

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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2 Homemade Ornaments You Can Make with Corks

These ornaments are super easy for kids to make - using corks

Simple homemade Christmas ornaments are the best! We have a collection of corks that the kids and I have been itching to craft and use to create. We made two different ornaments using our corks! 2 Homemade Ornaments to Make Make a Cork Ornament Tree You will need: a glue gun six corks – cut […]

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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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DIY Dollhouse Furniture

Natural DIY Dollhouse Furniture

Do you have a little one who loves to play house? I was wandering about a toy store last Christmas trying to decide on a gift for my daughter Sarah (2.5yrs). She is still at the wonderful age where I can take her along to the toy store and she is none the wiser. On […]

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Favorite Game: {Make Your Own} File Folder Game

Make Your Own File Folder Game for Kids

What is your favorite game to play with your child?  Have you thought about trying to make your own game based on holiday theme or simply something your child is really interested in?  Here is a great explanation on how to make a file folder game that your child will love.  We at Kids Activities Blog […]

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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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Make a Puzzle: Reuse Holiday Cards

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Puzzles are super easy to make. Do you still have any valentines or old Christmas cards left at your house? We have a bunch leftover from our holiday season. My son loves his valentines and won’t let me dump them into the recycling bin yet, so we’ve decided to reuse them in a variety of […]

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Homemade toys: From your recycle bin!

bunches of homemade toys your kids can make

We like toys and we like anything DIY! These are a fun collection of toys that you can make for your kids. All have been kid-tested and approved.  If you like these, you might also like our list of 101 Homemade Gifts that your kids can make or enjoy. Look for items that can be […]

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Homemade Christmas Gift: Slide Show

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I love giving a homemade Christmas gift to my friends and relatives, but being that I am not the crafti-est of mommas, I always struggle with making something adorable and “Pinterest-worthy”. I finally learned to take something you are interested in or good at and figure out a way to use that gift, for others.  […]

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{Thanksgiving Crafts} Hand Print Craft Trees

Thanksgiving crafts

It’s about time for the kids to start making Thanksgiving crafts!  Here is a simple way to make some colorful craft trees to decorate your home for the holidays and display the things that your family is thankful for.  We hope you love hand print art as much as we do at Kids Activities Blog. […]

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{Kids Thanksgiving Craft} Handprint Art

Kids Thanksgiving Craft

As my little one gets older, I am looking for ways to “measure his growth”.  One of the best ways I have found has been by using his hands & feet to make art!  There are so many amazing ideas using littles ones fingers, handprints, and footprints to commemorate the seasons throughout the year.  We […]

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Trail Mix Recipe: Fall Menu Item {Kids Can Cook}

trail mix

Trail mix is one of those snack foods that can be made for any occasion. Does your family have a favorite trail mix recipe? Kids Activities Blog loves projects like this to let kids get creative and to build their independence. We hope you get some new ideas with this home made trail mix and […]

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{Halloween Game} Halloween Fun with a Mummy Game

halloween game make a mummy

Looking for a great Halloween game to play with your kids?  Check out this idea for some Halloween fun as a family with the Mummy Game.  We love family fun and silliness here at Kids Activities Blog! Ah… the lure of the toilet paper roll.  I don’t know about you, but I have followed my […]

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Lego Costume

lego costume

Would your LEGO enthusiast love to wear a giant LEGO costume for Halloween this year?  Let us help you with this fun idea – just one of our many homemade Halloween costumes.  We at Kids Activities Blog just love costumes like this that are cheap and easy to make! LEGO Costume We try to make […]

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Homemade Halloween Costumes

homemade Halloween costume

I love homemade Halloween costumes!  I love being crafty, and my kids love to play pretend, so a home made costume is just an extension of our personalities.   Thanks to everyone who submitted ideas to Kids Activities Blog and told us about your kids costumes.  These ideas are so great we just had to share […]

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Preschool Fall Crafts – A It’s Playtime Roundup

50 kids activities celebrating fall

We love doing fall crafts with our preschoolers.   Thank you!!!  In our weekly Wednesday afternoon Kid’s Meme, It’s Playtime, there have been dozens of autumn activities linked up over the years!! There are tons of great activities for kids linked up each week. With the deepening days and the crisper temps – it’s the perfect […]

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Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

homemade peanut butter cups

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups I love to cook and bake as much as possible, and I love that Rory enjoys doing it with me!  The only problem… is that it’s hard to bake with a toddler. I have quickly learned that Rory is just like her mom and her aunts; she loves to pick at […]

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Dinosaur Craft: Pasta Necklace

Dinosaur Pasta Craft feature

Dinosaur Pasta Craft My boys adore dinosaurs. They love they way dinosaurs look. They love dinosaur names. They love playing with their dinosaur toys. They love pretending to be dinosaurs. As I do our weekly grocery shopping, I spot dinosaur pasta. How could I resist? With so many varieties of pasta, the pasta craft possibilities seem endless. Make […]



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Pretend Play: Make A Play Doctor’s Kit

doctor-kit

At age 2 or 3, young children begin engaging in pretend play.  Pretend play can instantly transform a child into a princess at a ball or a super hero fighting bad guys with a stick that they call their magic sword. I try to encourage my children’s pretend play as often as I can.  It […]

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Traveling Family Journal

travel journal

Long-distance family.  sigh. My kids grandparents and aunts live far, far away.  And as much as we hate living 15 hours away from one side of our family, we have tried many different things to keep us close together at heart. One of the more successful ideas we loved was creating our Traveling Family Journal. […]

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Make a Difference: Bags of Joy

bags of joy

Hi there, I am Mari Hernandez-Tuten and I’m over at Inspired by Family Magazine. It’s so exciting to be here on the Quirky Momma team! I am also looking forward to getting to know you all, so stop by below and leave a comment. One of the things we have been focusing on this summer […]

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Homemade Games

homemade toys

It is another week of, It’s Playtime.  Each Wednesday afternoon you join us in featuring sweet and simple things that inspire us to enjoy our kids.  Wowsers!  There were over 200 great ideas of activities and games that you can make and play with the kids in your life linked up last week.  We love […]

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Pig and Pancake – 20 Recipes and Activities for Kids

20+ Activities and Recipes for pancakes. Start a fun family "pancake" tradition!

Pancakes are part of a family tradition. We love our family traditions!! We love our bucket lists and Activities for Autumn.  These pancake activities are on our list of favorite activities.  The kids enjoyed reading the book, If you Give a Pig a Pancake. When my hubs is working late we have a pancake night, […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip – Made with beans!

cookie dough dip

. I love making things that the kids absolutely LOVE and that are good for them!  I discovered the recipe for chick pea cookie dough dip from Chocolate Covered Katie.  The recipe is super simple (go to her site for quantities if you are an exact person, or if you are like me and “wing […]

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