How to Make Salt Dough Bird Ornaments


Christmas, DIY Kids Crafts

These Scandinavian style salt dough bird ornaments are super simple to make, and something that you can make with the kids – by the dozens, if you so choose! All you need to make these ornaments is some salt, flour, water, paint (and a paintbrush), and ribbon or jute string. Instructions Make some basic salt […]

November 9, 2018

Easy Salt Dough Recipe


DIY Kids Crafts

This salt dough recipe is SUPER simple to whip up in about 5 minutes. I’ve been making salt dough and letting the kids make things with it lately.  All you need is some salt, flour, and water.  Mold your dough into shapes (Christmas ornaments, hand prints, model cars, dinosaurs…) and let the kids paint them.  […]

November 4, 2018

Pipe Cleaner Animal Crafts


DIY Kids Crafts

Pipe cleaner animal crafts are quick and easy for the kids to do on a rainy day or 10 minutes (or an hour) of downtime. You can also pick up a ton of pipe cleaners for a little bit of money, which means you can make a whole zoo full of pipe cleaner animals for […]

September 20, 2018

12 Halloween Bat Crafts for Kids


DIY Kids Crafts, Halloween

With Halloween coming up, you might want to start making from Halloween bat crafts with the kids. These bats are cute and super simple to make.  Hang them in the window, give them to friends (especially the ones with candy inside!) Turn your old egg cartons into hanging bats. Make some bats out of construction […]

September 10, 2018

12 Halloween Pumpkin Crafts for Kids


DIY Kids Crafts, Halloween

There are so many Halloween pumpkins crafts for kids that you can whip up in an hour or an afternoon. These simple and adorable pumpkin crafts use a variety of materials.  You can pick up some pine cones on a nature walk, or rummage through your junk draw for tissue paper and toilet paper rolls. […]

September 8, 2018

23 Simple Cardboard Tube Crafts for Kids


DIY Kids Crafts

Cardboard tube crafts are great for entertaining the kiddos on rainy afternoons, or any other time they’re stuck inside. My kids are huge fans of noise and chaos and throwing things through the air…. (Aren’t they all?) … and so our favourite crafts are the mazes, the race cars, and the angry birds that we […]

September 1, 2018