Kids Activities and Crafts for Kids

Finding new, fun and imaginative kids activities and crafts for kids can be a struggle. Check out this collection to keep your kids entertained.

  • Mix and Match Paper Chick Craft (with template)
    by Messy Little Monster on February 25, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Everyone loves a cute paper chick craft but it's even better when you can add a photograph and play around with it in many different ways.  Perfect for Easter, this adorable Mix and Match Chick Craft has so many ways to make it your own, it's […]

  • Space Measurement Activity
    by Katie on February 24, 2020 at 11:00 am

    One of my favorite unit studies of all time was the space unit study we did a few years ago. Our entire family was so engaged in learning about space. (Don’t tell my kids, but I think my husband and I enjoyed the unit as much as they did!) And […]

  • Dying eggs with shaving cream and food colouring
    by Messy Little Monster on February 24, 2020 at 6:00 am

    How do you dye eggs with shaving cream, you ask? This tutorial will walk you step by step through how to colour Easter eggs with shaving cream and food colouring in a fool-proof and fast way. Dying Eggs with Shaving Cream is such an awesome and […]

  • St Patricks Day Lucky Leprechaun Craft
    by Messy Little Monster on February 23, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    The magical St Patrick's Day is fast approaching and with it, we're all getting ready to spot some Leprechauns! We all know if you catch one you get 3 wishes (or some gold!) so what better way to start getting ready for them than to make this fun […]

  • 40 Playful Ways to Teach Young Kids About Rocks
    by Shaunna Evans on February 23, 2020 at 10:00 am

    We had so much fun with our R is for Rocks theme! You can see how we combined our activities into a full week of learning in our rock theme lesson plan set to provide a fun and engaging way to teach young kids about rocks. I love when themes […]

  • Easter Egg Letter Hunt
    by Messy Little Monster on February 22, 2020 at 7:06 pm

    This fun Easter Egg Letter Hunt ticks all the boxes! It's super fun, it keeps the kids active and there is a learning element to it too.  Kids love going on hunts and this Easter themed hunt is perfect for kids learning the letters of the […]

  • Rain Cloud in a jar Science Experiment
    by Messy Little Monster on February 22, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Teach your kids to love science by exploring the process of how rain falls with this super cool rain cloud in a jar science experiment! Kids will love this fun science experiment, especially curious little scientists! Making shaving cream rain […]

  • Puffy Paint Recipe – Paint That Rises + Printable
    by Nadia T on February 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Have you ever made puffy paint? It is a very interesting and unique paint. When you put it in the microwave, it rises! Painting for kids is a must in our home. That’s why I have an art cart.. because I want my children to explore and have the […]

  • St Patricks Day Sensory Bottle for Toddlers
    by Messy Little Monster on February 21, 2020 at 3:29 pm

    Sensory bottles for toddlers and preschoolers are a must! They're easy to do and you can get super creative choosing all the different things to fill them with like glitter, sequins and more. One of our latest favourites is this glittery dream, […]

  • Colourful Mardi Gras Contact Solution Slime Recipe
    by Messy Little Monster on February 20, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    Mardi Gras is coming up so use it as an excuse to get creative with the kids by making Mardi Gras Slime! Inspired by the colourful festival, this striking colourful slime recipe is easy to make and kids will love to play with it. We are always […]

  • Easy Unicorn Mask Craft (with template)
    by Messy Little Monster on February 19, 2020 at 7:56 pm

    For all unicorn lovers - this unicorn mask craft will be a world of fun! Toddlers and preschoolers are going to love this unicorn craft (as well as big kids!!!). We have even included a unicorn template to make it simple and easy. Follow the step by […]

  • Measurement activities for kids using standard units
    by Katie on February 19, 2020 at 11:00 am

    Measurement is the assignment of a numerical value to describe some characteristic of an object, such as its length, weight, or volume. Children begin to understand concepts of measurement early on when they compare one object to another. For […]

  • Fun Ideas for Mixing Colors
    by Shaunna Evans on February 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Have you noticed that your kids love mixing colors? It’s so much fun to see what colors they can create by doing a little color mixing. These creative activities will introduce kids to basic color theory and allow them to have tons of fun with […]

  • Seed Sprouting Experiment (including student observation...
    by Katie on February 17, 2020 at 11:00 am

    When my children were preschool and kindergarten age, we did a lot of botany activities. In fact, we did an entire unit focused on seeds. But now that my kids are older, I thought it was time to revisit the subject of botany so they could learn some […]

  • Farm Animal Craft (with template)
    by Messy Little Monster on February 17, 2020 at 6:00 am

    This farm animal craft is the perfect farm activity for preschoolers! They will have so much fun helping put together there own farm animals and making a farmhouse scene. Alternatively this farm craft could be made by an adult to be used during […]

  • Mix and Match Paper Leprechaun craft (with printable...
    by Messy Little Monster on February 16, 2020 at 3:27 pm

    I am so excited to share this mix and match leprechaun craft with you! I think you will agree that it is totally adorable, especially the photo craft leprechaun made using a child's face. We have included a mix and match printable leprechaun […]

  • Easy kindness projects for kids
    by Messy Little Monster on February 16, 2020 at 2:34 pm

    Every year there’s one day that’s designated as Random Acts of Kindness Day. This year, you’ll find that February 17, 2020, is the day! This is a day when you can start to teach your kids how kindness plays a key role in their […]

  • Dr Seuss Activities: Preschool Science And Beyond
    by littlebins on February 16, 2020 at 5:00 am

    Every March, Read Across America inspires us to try our favorite Dr. Seuss science activities and Dr Seuss STEM activities. It’s always so much fun to pair a great book with a fun preschool science experiment.  Combining literacy and […]

  • Cat in the Hat Dr Seuss Craft
    by Messy Little Monster on February 15, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    Discover the marvellous Dr. Seuss through reading and of course by making Dr Seuss crafts! For this Cat In The Hat craft, we only used a few supplies and it's so easy that kids of all ages can join the fun. It's a perfect activity to […]

  • Printable Butterfly Valentine Treat
    by Messy Little Monster on February 13, 2020 at 1:07 pm

    Are you ready for Valentine's Day? We have got the perfect last minute DIY to help you celebrate. Thanks to our free printable this butterfly valentine treat is very easy to do. We're sure young children are going to have the best time making them […]

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