A Simple Weaving for Kids

I saw this simple weaving for Kids project on Pinterest (thank you to Artrageous Afternoon!) and loved it immediately. It’s a great way to make a little weaving project have more life than just sitting on a shelf or wall somewhere. MATERIALS Corrugated cardboard Hole punch, heavy duty Old paper cutter, recommended Yarn Beads   DIRECTIONS Cut chipboard to 2.5″ … Read More

Handwriting Practice

Instead of handwriting practice sheets, why not use acetate and Sharpie markers (much more fun) and then frame in front of a pretty photo print? MATERIALS “Every Child is an Artist” template (Click to download) Laser printer Acetate Sheets, 8.4″ x 11″ Sharpie markers, brush type if you can afford them Tape Color sky print (Try googling “sky photo” and … Read More

Cute DIY Gift Box

I love the versatility of craft sticks, and these jumbo ones are the best for making cute DIY gift boxes. With summer camps and extra craft time kicking in, these make some pretty stylish little crates, considering these cost only pennies apiece. MATERIALS Craft Stick crate tutorial, PDF download Jumbo craft sticks Junior craft sticks Utility scissors White craft glue … Read More

Friendship Bracelet

I made a visual aid to help show how to make a friendship bracelet. It’s really just one step that is repeated, so totally doable for older elementary students. My school’s 4th graders once started the year off with a friendship theme, so I needed a visual to teach students how to make make these, sometimes 35+ students at once. … Read More

Art Projects for Kids