Teach shape identification using straws and pipe cleaners. Older kids can build 3d shapes using these two items.
Gather up a few recycled items from around the house to make your own bulldozer. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions […]
Craft up some lemonade this summer using paper, paint, and straws. Reward the kids with fresh lemonade for a job […]
Decide what positive feelings you would like to share, and with just a few supplies, your family can create these […]
This plate of sushi is actually a platter of delicious cookies! The tutorial explains how to make each of the […]
These easy Straw Flowers make a beautiful spring bouquet that will never wilt. Make each flower a different color and […]
Follow the directions to make this fun pencil goal post. With a little practice, you’ll soon be yelling, “Touchdown!”
These miniature marble mazes are made from repurposed cardboard boxes and drinking straws. This is such a fun project that […]
This balloon-powered car will keep kids busy for hours. It’s a great project for kids to learn while having tons […]
Serve these yummy cake bites to “top” off your Hanukkah dinner. These adorable mini dreidels are fun for kids to […]
Dress up milk bottles to look like adorable snowmen! These are so much fun to use throughout winter.
These cute straw toppers are a great way to keep your kids crafting and being creative. They’re fun for a […]
This adorable scarecrow is made from a coffee can. It looks so festive on the porch, on the mantel, or […]
The movable jaws on these paper plate sharks let kids have great fun biting, chomping, and munching with them. The […]
Turn an empty milk carton, egg carton, straws and other recyclables into a cool pirate ship. A perfect craft for […]
These tasty ice cream flowerpots are impossible to resist! Made from ice cream, cookies, and candy, they are as fun […]
These Rice Krispies lawn mowers are fun for a summer BBQ party, or to make for dad on Father’s Day. […]
This awesome train is made entirely from recycled packaging and other household castoffs. What a wonderful way to turn trash […]
Vvvvrrroom! Have fun making your own cardboard tube race car. This easy craft is made with recycled items from around […]
Use old bottle caps or milk caps to make an adorable ocean scene. It’s a fun way to create using […]
Kids will love making their own Clothespin Cars! Set up a simple ramp and challenge the entire family to a […]
We’re turning snack cakes and chocolate into Mickey Mouse treats! Makes great party favors or treats to sneak into a […]
Create these yummy Cookies and Cream Milkshakes decorated like cows. They make any celebration moooo-re fun!
Racecars made from everyday household items. Boys and girls can challenge each other to show who can build the fastest […]
Create a faux aloe vera plant using paper. This clever and inexpensive craft starts with cereal boxes and straws.
The kids will have so much fun making these ice cube sail boats from a cup, a straw, and some […]
Colorful monsters created from paint splotches. No two are ever the same!
Decorate and personalize a photo frame with straws! This easy activity is lots of fun for kids to make for […]
Teaching kids to mold and create with polymer clay is a great activity, especially for a rainy afternoon. This adorable […]
This clever excavator is made of meat and cheese with nori windows and a straw arm. The tutorial is written […]
Make easy watermelon embellishments with cardstock and markers. They’re perfect for decorating party straws or to use for a themed garland.
This fun snorkeler is made with paper, paint, craft foam, a straw, and more. It’s a wonderful mixed media project […]
Create an eye-catching wreath using red, white, and blue paper straws. Display it with pride on July 4th or throughout […]
Use glittered cardstock and tulle to make a fun shooting star pinwheel. What a fun craft for summer!
Make simple necklaces from colorful drinking straws. They’re a great way for young crafters to develop fine motor skills or to work […]
Make your own bolo tie using buttons and beads. It’s easy to do and fun to wear something you made […]
These bright, colorful necklaces are the perfect easy kids’ project for Valentine’s Day! They’re simple enough for toddlers, fun enough […]
The best thing about making your own party blowers is that you can match them to your party colors or […]
Make a neat Hawaiian-inspired lei for your next party. It’s easy to do and is a good fine motor activity […]
Turn a straw into a whistle in under a minute. This fun science experiment couldn’t be simpler!
Learn about how sedimentary rock is formed and take core samples with this easy experiment. This hands-on activity is an […]
Recycle a foam meat tray into adorable fish magnets. You can even recycle those old magnets you’ve had on your […]
Use drinking straws to construct a really cool maze for marbles. Time how long it takes to get the marbles […]
Create pretty fringe flowers with a unique base made from something you might otherwise throw away. Choose your favorite colors […]
Use paper straws to create ornaments inspired by the Eiffel Tower. It’s easy enough for young crafters to enjoy.
Turn old Christmas cards or other holiday prints into beautiful orbs to hang on the tree. They also look great […]
Follow the easy recipe to make peppermint play dough that smells like the holidays. Then pair it with straws to build […]
Use air dry clay to make a faux sundae that looks good enough to eat. Even better, there is money […]
Young crafters will love making and playing this fun fishing game. It’s easy to do and is a great way […]
Make a balloon powered juice box car! It’s great fun for kids of all ages.
Turn paper straws into patriotic necklaces! It’s easy to do and they make great accessories for July 4th, Veteran’s Day […]
Turn a pan of brownies into an adorable tiki sign. What a fun treat for your next luau!
Follow the easy step-by-step tutorial to paint these beautiful watercolor flowers! Forsythias are the first to welcome spring, so this […]
These printable straw lips and beard add a humorous touch to any drink! They’re a fun addition to a party that’s […]
Santa deserves special treatment, so have the kids decorate Santa’s milk with a glass cover especially for him. Just print, […]
Want to make memorable Christmas ornaments with your kids? These paper straw Christmas trees are inexpensive, easy AND beautiful!
Set your Thanksgiving table in style with these fall leaf party straws! This simple craft idea is fun for kids […]
These beautiful clay bird’s nests are fun and easy to make. This is a great sensory art project for kids.
Use cardboard and green duct tape to make a cute tree ornament. A fun craft for Arbor Day, Earth Day, a camping […]
Make custom paper lids for mason jar cups that actually WORK! Easy to customize for any occasion.