Mother Giraffe and Baby Painting
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I wish I could draw like this little girl does. Nola is only in kindergarten, and everything she does just oozes child-like charm. Filling the space between the two heads with pink … Read More

Growing Grass in a CD Case
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Don’t throw away old, un-decomposable CD cases, turn them into gifts instead. They make great little terrariums, especially with a message for special occasions. You can watch your plants grow and make … Read More

Textured Ceramic Box
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Wouldn’t this textured ceramic box make a wonderful Valentine gift? It’s just one of the amazing clay projects in my friend’s ebook, “Create with Clay”. I’m sharing some snapshots of this project … Read More

Easy Ceramic Cupcake
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This easy ceramic cupcake project is my very favorite, which I save every year for Mother’s Day for kinders. I’m pretty sure though that it has lots of appeal for any holiday … Read More

Mom Pop Out Flower Card
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My students are learning how to make pop out flowers this week, which make a pretty nice Mother’s Day card. Last year I did this with hearts, but I like this flower … Read More

Draw a Daffodil
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Do you find yourself drawing the same tulips and daisies over and over again? Try this daffodil to mix things up. It’s simple cup shape and yellow color make for a really … Read More

Miniature Cakes with Model Magic
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So it turns out can make really cute miniature cakes with Model Magic because it comes in just the right cake and frosting colors. This may be one of my favorite Model … Read More

Tissue Paper Flower Tutorial
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  Need a pretty but inexpensive project for Mother’s Day? All you need is an old baby food jar, tissue paper, white glue and a couple of green pipe cleaners. This tissue … Read More

Flowers for Mother’s Day
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Need a pretty but inexpensive project for Mother’s Day? All you need is an old baby food jar, tissue paper, white glue and a couple of green pipe cleaners. This tissue flower … Read More

Model Magic Mother’s Day Flowers
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A third grader blew me away today with her skill in making this Model Magic roses. I had simply shown students how to simply make and wrap rose petals, but she ran … Read More

Mother’s Day Giraffe Painting
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I wish I could draw like this little girl does. Nola is only in kindergarten, and everything she does just oozes child-like charm. Filling the space between the two heads with pink … Read More

Tissue Paper Flowers in a Jar
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Need a pretty but inexpensive project for Mother’s Day? All you need is an old baby food jar, tissue paper, white glue and a couple of green pipe cleaners. This tissue flower … Read More

Mother’s Day Card
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I’ve used this Mother’s Day Card idea for kinders for years and I’m still surprised at how nice they turn out, especially when colored with bright patterns. MATERIALS • White construction paper, … Read More

Art Projects for Kids