How to Make a Paper Snake

Here is a craft that takes me back to my own schooling when we made lots of accordion-folded craft projects. This simple and effective style of craft lends itself well to stop motion. What you need: 4 sheets of different coloured paper Glue Pencil Black sharpie Scissors Pink paper White paper Red paper Start out […]

Yarn Painting

In this video, we are creating a heart shape by attaching yarn to clear contact paper. We displayed the heart by glueing it to a piece of cardboard. What you need: Yarn Contact Paper Scissors Glue Black Cardboard PIN IT!

Symmetry Painting with a Piece of String

Dip string in paint, or apply paint on the string with your fingers. Lay the string on one side of the paper. Fold paper the paper over the string. Run your finger along the string and gently press your hand over the paper to print the image on both sides. Open the folded paper. Carefully […]

Clay Cactus Garden

  This Cactus Clay Garden is a great project for a child to extend their skills in modeling with clay. We were a bit bored with making snakes, so the next step was to make the clay snakes into a pot and make rectangles into cactuses. We used Mont Marte air-drying clay because it is […]

Homemade Chalk Paint Recipe

This is a great recipe for a summer activity to get the kids playing outdoors and being creative. There’s not much-involved in making this chalk paint, and it will only take a couple of minutes to prepare. What you need: 1/2 cup of cornstarch Water (added to create your desired consistency) Food coloring Watch the video […]

Paper Plate Birds

  When it comes to crafting with the kids, I have to say paper plates are one of my favourite resources. Paper plates are so versatile. We have created party hats, characters such as monsters and dinosaurs, and cute animal face masks. This time we tried something a little different. My youngest is very interested […]