These indoor camping activities for kids are excellent for pretend play or for prepping kids for outdoor camping through play. We have so much fun setting up indoor camping activities and using the theme for pretend play, crafting and games. Here is a list of some of our favorite activities that
45+ Winter Crafts for Preschoolers with Common Preschool Themes
These Winter crafts for preschoolers all fit within some common themes for this age: arctic animals, hibernation, snow/cold and Chinese New Year. When I think about preschool, I think about fun themes and tons of arts and crafts. There really is nothing quite like hands-on learning, especially at the
Fizzing Fireworks Painting: A STEAM Activity for Kids
We love the reaction between baking soda and vinegar. The fizzing and erupting never gets old for my kids, and we have found SO many ways to incorporate this science project into our regular activities. This art project takes the reaction and makes a really fun process art experience that
Paint Using Leftover Wrapping Paper
There is always so much leftover wrapping paper after the holidays or birthday parties. It’s a shame to just quickly toss it in the trash without re-using it somehow. There are many great ideas for using up this paper (and some of it is SO pretty!). Check out how we like
Sensory Stomp Painting with Bubble Wrap
We love process art and the opportunities for combining movement with art. Art is such a wonderful expression of self, and combining many of the senses in art really makes for a fun project. This sensory stomp painting combines almost all of the senses and creates some beautiful works of
Homemade Finger Paint Recipe: Gentle on the Skin
Have you seen the new Ghostbusters movie yet? My oldest son loves the old movies and anything Ghostbuster related. So, we decided to finger paint some ghosts! This homemade finger paint was the perfect recipe for some fun, outdoor summer sensory play and art. And, easy to make and gentle
Campfire Handprint Art with FREE Printable Template!
This post has been updated since it was originally published in 2014 as Campfire Handprint Art: C is for Camping. I have always been a camper, I love the smell of a campfire, sleeping in a tent, and going on hikes. My kids however have only been camping once!
C is for Candy Cane: Simple Kids Craft
I’ve had a box of candy canes sitting around waiting for me to come up with some crafty thing to do with them…I got sick of them staring at me, taunting my lack of inspiration, so we smashed them up and made ‘candy cane glitter’.
Marbled Milk Paper: Science + Art for Kids
This is one of the most fun science experiments for toddlers and preschoolers! Combining science and art, not only is the process really awesome, but you can use the finished product to make some marbled milk prints! It’s so simple, all you need is milk, food coloring, Q-tips and dish