This Dinosaur Excavation Bin is an activity that my 4 year old loves and it keeps him occupied and busy for quite a while. How To: 1) Start off by getting a large plastic tub 2) Add kinetic sand to it- we use this because of the texture and ease of cleaning but you can…
Drawing/Decorating/coloring/all the arts and crafts things are my kids favorite past times. Crayons, markers and chalk litter their room and desks and their notebooks are filled with doodles. This new product, Chalkola which we recently tried is definitely a favorite because it combines the temporary nature of chalk and the brightness/boldness and ink flow of…
Pot Holders| Kid’s DIY
This is an easy to follow DIY for kids. It is the perfect rainy day activity.
FALL COLLAB | Crafts ‘n Things
Fall into Fun this season!!!! ‘Tis the season for warm drinks and sweaters, boots and scarves. To join in the fun, why don’t you submit a crafty post to ME! Submit your link by email to: email@example.com This is what you do: look up the week’s theme Get crafty and send me a link to your post…
Arts and Crafts | Week in Review
One of the reasons I love sharing arts and crafts is because when I started homeschooling, one of the things my child who had gone to public school missed was the crafts they did. Needless to say, i make an ardent effort to ensure that they get their share of these activities.
Week in Review| Arts and Crafts
I thought it would be fun to share what a week’s worth of art and crafts look like in our house. There were definitely some that I missed capturing but for the most part, here were the most indulged activities this past week.
As my children have gotten older, so too has their understanding and abilities. They now understand the meaning behind religious holidays and auspicious months such as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. It was an absolute joy to decorate our home with their handmade decor this year. I hope you enjoy the pictures. It…
DIY door hanger| Paper flowers
I saw this on a fellow mommy blogger’s page and had to absolutely try it with my daughter. We didn’t make the wreath but instead, made a door hanger for her bedroom door.This was really simple (a glue gun is key) and it was fun. As you can see, it turned out pretty cute. Please…
This Japanese art has become the new favorite activity in our home. It was born out of our love of Japanese food. One of the restaurants we like has little origami stars decorating the bottom of vases. One night while we waited for our dinner to arrive, we chatted about what origami was and then pulled…
Whenever these come out, its guaranteed that we will spend a couple hours making different designs. Fun for the entire family! The kids turned their designs into key chains, necklaces and bracelets.
Springtime Crafts| Simple and Easy!
Materials Needed: – Paper Plates – Construction Paper – Paint – Scissors/Glue – Markers/Crayons
This was a relatively simple yet fun 3D art drawing. You start off by lightly tracing your hand (and a bit of your wrist) using a pencil. Then you take a marker and draw straight lines across the paper to an outline of your hand. After that point, draw a curved line(inside the hand) to…