16.7K Flares Twitter 27 Facebook 110 Google+ 2 StumbleUpon 15.7K Pin It Share 899 899 Reddit 0 LinkedIn 0 inShare0 Filament.io 16.7K Flares × Spring is a great time to fly kites. I found a fun and easy kite making pattern* that is perfect for kids (today kids 2 to 9 used these kites!). Easy Kite Making Instructions for Preschool Kids
because the straw plane is in town! I don't know what you call this thing but we referred to it as a strawplane. Whatever you want to call it, it's pretty cool! You'll need some heavier paper (we used 3x5 index cards), a straw, scissors or something to cut the paper with, and tape. You will need to cut 3 pieces of paper about 1" wide and 5" long. Tape two of the pieces together "long ways" and then tape to form a circle.
What a treat! The ever creative Jill from Homemade by Jill is sharing her homemade play-dough recipe and tutorial. Jill writes… Homemade playdough is a great summer craft! Homemade Playdough Recipe
If your kids like playing with dough like Play-Doh or molding clay, they will love making sculptures with homemade wood dough. Homemade wood dough dries to a wood finish and can be sanded down smooth with sandpaper. You can also paint or stain wood dough sculptures. To paint them, you can use any of the homemade paint recipes I have at the bottom of this article. To stain them, you can make a stain by adding 6 drops of food coloring to 1 tablespoon of water.
How To: Homemade Playdough
The Gamer's Alphabet: A Children's Book | The Gamer’s Alphabet is an art project undertaken by Penny Arcade forum member El Jeffe. The dedication implies he made it for some kind of young relative, who is not yet old enough to get any of these references. The cover is below, and I’ve posted each of the alphabet pages below. I have to wonder, will kids understand any classic franchises at all that don’t stick around forever like Mario Bros? Will they even understand how to play something as rudimentary as an 8-bit game?
How To: Animal Art Templates
Wacky Watercolors Here's a recipe to make your own watercolor paints. These vivid, non-toxic paints can be used wet or allowed to dry and used like regular watercolor paints. We had great fun making and using them! Materials: