August is the perfect time for crafting. Whether you’re still in vacation mode or headed back to school, you’ll find […]
Make a beautiful mosaic using leftover paint chips. The project is just as nice when you use cardstock, patterned paper, […]
Quick and easy to make, these adorable swimsuit cover-ups are made from towels! Great for the pool or beach and […]
This standing elephant is made from a single sheet of construction paper. A fun and easy craft for school-age children.
Create a simple skirt with an embroidered denim band. This sewing project is easy to make and beginner friendly.
Dress up your homework station with this easy to make cardboard tube desk caddy. A great way to recycle empty […]
Make adorable (and tasty!) marshmallow clowns for your circus-themed party or for everyday fun. So much room for creativity!
This abstract butterfly craft is inspired by the artwork of Alexander Calder. It uses pipe cleaners and clay to mimic […]
Brightly colored tissue paper and recycled light bulbs are turned into friendly fliers! Hang them in the trees to add […]
This paper plate boat is a fun summer craft for kids. It’s easy to transform into a pirate ship, a […]
Create a beaded sun using craft sticks, yarn, and pony beads. This simplified version of a God’s Eye is easy […]
These cheery bear cookies are fun to eat and so easy to make. Serve them at a teddy bear picnic […]
Turn an empty milk carton, egg carton, straws and other recyclables into a cool pirate ship. A perfect craft for […]
Look back at Earth from this paper plate spacecraft! This easy and inexpensive craft is an excellent project to do […]
Make these Hawaiian Shirt cards as invitations to a luau or beach-themed party… or just for fun! Best suited for […]
World UFO Day falls on July 2nd, so head over to our space crafts category and pick out some fun crafts […]
These adorable tropical fish start with painted paper plates and pieces of aluminum foil. Each fish is one-of-a-kind, with lots of room […]
Make a sturdy drawstring bag to hold cleats or other sports shoes. This handy bag keeps everything contained, is lightweight, […]
These adorable clam critters are easy to make. What a fun way to use shells!
Turn a Twinkie into one of the most interesting ocean creatures, the narwhal. Easy, fun and tasty!
Celebrate The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week with fun shark crafts and recipes, such as cupcakes, or maybe a shark puppet, […]
Turn paper plates into adorable panda puppets, then have fun putting on a puppet show. Lots of room for creativity.
These adorable cookies look like corn dogs but are sweet as can be!
Turn common household recyclables into hobby horse that’s perfect for indoor play. Add a paper bag vest and your little […]
Ditch the plastic and make a drawstring gift bag, complete with divider. The little bag is designed to comfortably hold […]
A fun and easy sunshine breakfast made from smiling waffles.
Here’s something to do with the clam shells the kids found at the beach. Turn them into these cute Clam […]
These Mickey Mouse cupcakes are such a fun treat and quite easy to make. Perfect for a Disney-themed party or […]
Painting an inspirational canvas is so easy when you start with a coloring page! Learn how to decoupage your design, […]
Ball and cup toys are so popular right now. Make your own version using empty cardboard tubes decorated with your […]
Want a fun treat for Game Night? Bake a sugar cookie, frost it, then top it with strawberry hearts.
Kids will develop their fine motor skills while having fun with this baseball lacing craft. It’s an activity they’ll want […]
Make a kid-sized tote bag from an old pair of jeans and some cotton fabric. It’s the perfect size for […]
These Brownie Bear Claw Cookies are so easy to make and a huge hit with the kids. Great to take […]
Follow the detailed instructions to turn an old tablecloth or sheet into a shopping bag. This unlined, lightweight bag is […]
Learn one point perspective with this name art project. Once you’ve mastered the technique, apply it to landscapes to make […]
Empty egg cartons make lovely little plant pots. This is a wonderful project for Earth Day or any time.
Wondering what to do with all of those seashells that the kids collected on your last vacation? Read on…we’ll show […]
Make this fun marionette puppet toy from recycled items! It costs practically nothing since the materials are all items you might […]
This cute pipe cleaner lizard is easy and inexpensive to make. After making the lizard, see what other animals you can create!
Bet you didn’t know there was an official “Paper Bag Day” did you?? Well, there is and it’s on July […]
Make a cute turtle using a large seashell. Easy and fun for all ages, and a great way to use […]
Make a jar full of fireflies using your thumbprints! A cute summertime paper painting project the kids will love.
Learn how to turn an empty pill bottle into a flower. This clever recycling project is easy to customize to […]
Even if your kids have never played traditional croquet, they’ll love this modified version–a cross between kickball and croquet! It […]
This adorable mermaid is made from a cardboard paper tube! Great for imaginative play or just for a fun decoration […]
Watermelon is a summertime favorite with kids and adults alike and shows up on just about every picnic table in […]
This adorable paper plate craft is the perfect accompaniment to Robert Lopshire’s beloved book, “Put Me in the Zoo.” It’s […]
Want to put a smile on someone’s face? This sunshine cupcake is sure to do the trick! A fun and […]
This festive wreath is made using a paper plate, stars, buttons and ribbon. Let the kids use their imagination to […]
Hot glue, spray paint and step-by-step photos make egg carton flowers inexpensive and easy to do. They are beautiful on […]
Paper plates and construction paper become traffic lights. This craft is perfect to do during Transportation Week.
Playing in sand is a great sensory activity, and so much fun! Kids can build, scoop, and mash, creating, destroying, […]
Ocean-themed pots can be used for party decorations or as decorations in a child’s room. Great way to use sand […]
Sometimes the packaging makes all the difference! Here’s a simple way to dress up those cookies for your summer luau […]
Combine two favorite activities – painting and rock collecting. Spend the day collecting rocks, painting and arranging them to create […]
Head to the beach, if only in your mind, with this bright and cheery beach ball. A sugar cookie crust […]
Make this fluffy dimensional pineapple using construction paper and tissue paper. The most fun part is giving it a haircut […]
If you like collecting driftwood then this fun project is for you. All you need is wood, a hot glue […]
Discover how easy it is to make a pinata using paper mache. This cute fish pinata would be great for […]