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.

  • Clay Baby Footprint Art with rainbow footprints!
    by Messy Little Monster on September 18, 2020 at 10:29 am

    If you're looking for some fun baby footprint art, you are going to LOVE this air dry clay baby footprint craft! These little baby footprint clay dishes make great gifts for loved ones or just as a keepsake to display at home. The best part is that […]

  • Apple Pie Bars with Streusel Topping
    by Heidi on September 17, 2020 at 8:44 pm

    These delicious Apple Pie Bars with Streusel Topping are the perfect combination of apple pie and apple crumble – sweet, soft, crispy, crunchy, and purely delicious! These fresh and easy Apple Pie Bars are the quintessential fall dessert! Buttery […]

  • Georgia O' keeffe Flower Painting for Kids
    by Messy Little Monster on September 17, 2020 at 2:42 pm

    Motivate your little one's and develop their artistic skills all whilst teaching a little art history with this awesome Georgia O'Keeffe flower painting for kids! Read more »

  • Fall leaf mosaic art
    by Katie on September 16, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Fall colors are by far my favorite colors of the year. Reds, oranges, and golds are so beautiful! So perhaps that is why I was so drawn to this fall leaf mosaic art project that looks like beautiful tile artwork. But we make this project easy by […]

  • Creative Self-Portrait Art Project Ideas for Kids
    by Shaunna Evans on September 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Self-portraits are some of my favorite art projects to do with kids. They make wonderful keepsakes, and there are many benefits to doing self-portrait art projects with children. One of the key benefits is that it is a great way for kids to make […]

  • Before & After School Mug & Wine Glass
    by Heidi on September 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Easy DIY “Before School” mug and “After School” wine glass set – makes a great gift idea for teachers and homeschool parents! Cheers! We’re officially back in school (distance learning for now), and I don’t know about you, but I think […]

  • Autumn Crafts for Kids
    by Messy Little Monster on September 14, 2020 at 5:51 pm

    This list of autumn crafts for kids contains four weeks' worth of gorgeous autumn projects celebrating all the fun colours and themes of fall!  Summer is drifting away from us, and you can feel a little nip in the air now and then telling us that […]

  • Printable Tree Templates - and a fun tree craft!
    by Messy Little Monster on September 14, 2020 at 3:46 pm

    Time to get creative!  Today we're sharing a few awesome Printable Tree Templates and one unique painting technique. The black glue tree craft made using our free tree template is perfect for getting our little ones to explore their creativity and […]

  • Apples Measurement Activity
    by Katie on September 14, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Ever since my kids were in preschool I have loved doing unit studies with them. And apples are one of my favorite unit study topics for fall! That is why today I am releasing my Apples Measurement Activity Pack as a standalone product. (It was […]

  • 40+ Free Halloween Printables
    by Heidi on September 13, 2020 at 5:29 pm

    40+ FREE Halloween Printables – Halloween games, activities, holiday decor, party decorations, and LOTS more! There’s something for everyone in this Halloween printables collection! Free Halloween Printables Halloween will be here before you […]

  • Fall Leaves Sensory Bottle
    by Messy Little Monster on September 10, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    Did you know that as well as being used for discovery, sensory bottles can help calm down upset little ones? Today I'm sharing how to make a simple and super cute Fall Sensory Bottle for toddlers that is fun, educational and can be used to soothe […]

  • 5 Ways to Use Art to Tackle Anxiety
    by Messy Little Monster on September 10, 2020 at 1:12 pm

    Each one of us experience anxiety and pressure at some point of time in our lives, and each one of us has developed a process to regulate and manage those emotions. Some of us, however, have trouble getting it under control, and feel overwhelmed by […]

  • Halloween Printable: Booed Treat Bags
    by Heidi on September 10, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Use these cute Halloween printables to deliver “You’ve Been Booed” treat bags to your friends, family, and neighbors! Plus, get 17 MORE Totally Free Halloween printables! How fun is this collection of Totally Free Halloween printables? […]

  • Benefits of Play Based Learning
    by Messy Little Monster on September 10, 2020 at 8:45 am

    Have you heard the term 'play based learning'? Are you familiar with the concept? Do you know the difference between play based learning and academic based learning? In this post about the benefits of play based learning, I'll be answering some […]

  • Fall Hard Lemonade Cocktail
    by Heidi on September 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Hard lemonade isn’t your typical fall cocktail, but this lemonade cocktail with an apple twist is perfect for the cooler days and crisp autumn air! Enjoy this fruity and refreshing fall hard lemonade with apples for a festive and yummy drink! The […]

  • How to make a working bow and arrow (with arrows that fly...
    by Katie on September 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

    You will be truly impressed with how well this simple bow (made from craft sticks) can shoot an arrow (made from a straw). The bows we created were sturdy and effective. We’ve had a great deal of fun trying to hit various targets with our homemade […]

  • Andy Goldsworthy for Kids Art Project
    by Messy Little Monster on September 8, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    In this Andy Goldsworthy for kids art project, you'll find a fun and hands-on activity that kids will love! Spend a sunny afternoon outside and let your kids enjoy nature as they explore their creative side.  Read more »

  • Sensory Bins - Ideas and How to Get Started
    by Messy Little Monster on September 7, 2020 at 8:10 pm

    When first getting started with sensory bins, they can seem incredibly overwhelming. Where do you get all those supplies? What about the bins? What activities should I do? The questions start filling your head and before you know it - you've given […]

  • Salt Painting Autumn Tree Art
    by Messy Little Monster on September 7, 2020 at 2:30 pm

    Many of the best crafts to do with kids are the easiest ones and this Salt Painting Autumn Tree Art is exactly that! This autumn tree art project is a cute and creative way to add some fun to a regular afternoon or you could use it as an engaging […]

  • Autumn Activities for Kids
    by Messy Little Monster on September 5, 2020 at 11:36 am

    Fall is here, the air is crisp, the leaves are gorgeous, and you're probably spending more time indoors. If you're stuck for ideas on what to do with the kids, let us help you out with our fun list of autumn activities for kids. You'll find loads of […]

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