3-D Construction Paper Christmas Mouse with free printable template - animal arts and crafts for kids for Christmas and the holidays

3-D Construction Paper Christmas Mouse

Twas the month before Christmas and all through the house, construction paper was cut and folded and made into a Christmas mouse. Christmas is less than a month away and you are probably looking for some cute and easy Christmas crafts to do with the kiddos. This adorable Christmas mouse craft is perfect for the […]

Mixed media elf shoes with printable template for your convenience. - Use paint, paper, newspaper, markers or watercolors to create these fun and colorful elf shoes. Winter and Christmas arts and crafts.

Mixed Media Elf Shoes

We love mixed media art projects. Last winter, we made several mixed media artworks including a Christmas village, a snowy birdhouse and even a cute and cuddly little penguin. This year, we started our first, of I am sure many, Christmas projects with these adorable elf shoes. We say elf shoes, but the fun and […]

Free printable template. Hanging painted wax paper and construction paper dragonfly. Kid's arts and crafts, Insects and summer

Wax Paper Dragonfly Craft

You can make this wax paper dragonfly as a hanging craft or glue it to a piece of paper, either way the result is lovely. We love crafting with wax paper. It’s transparency and delicate texture make a wonderful canvas for painting and for stained glass tissue paper projects. Because of its transparent and delicate nature, […]

Transforming Ladybug Butterfly Craft

Insect crafts are always a hit for the spring and summer. This transforming insect craft is so cute and simple to make. This is an easy craft that is fun to make and even funner to play with. Transform a ladybug or a bumble bee into a colorful butterfly with just a twist of the wrist. […]

Van Gogh Inspired Mixed Media Sunflowers

If you enjoy the famous artists like we do, here is a simple mixed media project inspired by Van Gogh’s Sunflowers. We have been studying the great artists over the past few weeks. We found several wonderful children’s books about DaVinci, Kandinsky, Picasso and Van Gogh. These mixed media sunflowers inspired by Van Gogh are […]

Moana inspired paper plate flower crown. Kid's arts and craft. Construction paper headpiece for dress up and pretend play.

‘Moana’ Inspired Paper Plate Flower Crown

 Do you have a little Moana fan in your midst? If you do they will love this Moana inspired flower crown. Moana madness has hit our home. Our little girl loves the brave and feisty Moana (affiliate link). We have watched the movie more times than I can tell you and there is no sign of […]

Rainbow Collage craft inspired by the book 'My Color is Rainbow'. Spring arts and crafts for kids and preschoolers. Construction paper, yarn, buttons.

Rainbow Collage Craft Inspired By ‘My Color is Rainbow’

Inspired by the beautiful book ‘My Color is Rainbow’, this rainbow collage is a colorful kid’s craft that is great for working on scissor skills. My daughter and I love to discover new books. That is why we were so excited when Agnes Hsu, the author of the amazing blog Hello Wonderful, published a new children’s […]

Layered Scribble Hearts. Arts and Crafts for kids. This is a great cutting activity and is perfect for Valentine's Day

Layered Scribble Hearts

If you are looking for a simple Valentine’s Day project that is also great for developing cutting skills, these easy scribble hearts are just the thing that you are looking for. I am sure that I have said it to you before, but my daughter loves hearts. She is always cutting them out of construction […]

Mixed media heart shaped love butterflies and birds for Valentine's Day. Watercolor, acrylic paint and construction paper and markers. Arts and crafts for kids

Valentine’s Day Mixed Media Heart Art

Hearts, hearts, hearts, my daughter love hearts. She doodles them and cuts them out of construction paper all of the time. With her love for hearts, Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday for my little love bug. *This post contains affiliate links* We have been dabbling a lot with mixed media art. My daughter and […]