This Is Not My Hat (Stop Motion)

I adapted a few pages from This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen, to make this stop motion film. The characters were created from rocks and cardboard, and it was a fun activity beachcombing for the rocks. We added extra details on the rocks and fins using oil pastels.         The […]

Tissue Paper Christmas Tree

It’s the season to be crafty! My kids keep asking me when are we putting up the Christmas tree even though it’s still only early November. I compromised with them and suggested that we make Christmas decorations now for this year’s Christmas tree, and then we’ll be ready to decorate the tree when we set […]

Make These Cute Halloween Emojis

These emojis are my kids’ creations and I’m so amazed at how cute they are! What you need: Emoji Pattern Wellow felt Red felt Black felt White felt Hot glue Scissors Needle Yellow thread White thread Stuffing Watch the video to see how we made the emojis:   Instructions: Download and print the template Cut […]

Halloween Spider Rings

The kids and I had so much fun making these, and they are super quick and easy to make. I think these spiders are a great alternative to treats, instead of handing out sweets during Halloween. What you need: Pipe cleaners Plastic spiders (I bought a bag from $2 store for $3.00) Hot glue Measure […]

How to Sew a Zombie Softie

It’s been a busy month of October, and my intention was to make a lot more Halloween crafts with the kids . . . . We did, however, manage to fit in this zombie softie and Play-Doh brain as a project both kids enjoyed making. Download Pattern Here! What you need: Green felt Yellow felt […]

Peek a Boo Puppet

In this video we make a Peek a Boo Puppet. This is a very quick Halloween craft activity the kids can make by themselves.  If a younger child is playing with the puppet, you may want to cut the sharp point of the skewer off, or use a straw instead of a skewer. You don’t need […]

Halloween Finger Puppets

It seems to be a week for making puppets, and both kids are enjoying making them and building mini sets for them. All the material for this project I had around the home. The puppets consist of coloured foam sheets and felt sheets. If you don’t have these materials, you can just as easily use […]

Toilet Roll Bat

Need a simple kids Halloween craft, well this is a craft project for you! What you need: Bat template (Download Here!) Black paint, Craft glue, Scissors, One toilet roll. Paint the toilet roll with black paint and allow to dry. Cut out the wing from the template provided and trace around the bat wing onto […]

Owl Finger Puppet

  Owls seem to be a classic Halloween image and this craft is very easy for children to make on their own. The owl requires some origami folding and the owl’s features are decorated with a black ink pen. We made several owls in different colours and arranged them on a branch to use as […]

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