Your kids will love getting their hands dirty and producing a cool little monster print, which may be used as a card, framed as a hanging picture, or displayed on a window. Materials: Green paint Black marker Medium-size googly eyes Craft glue Paper plate Glue brush or cotton tip White card Lead pencil Bucket of… Continue reading Frankenstein’s Monster Hand Print Art
Yeah, yeah, I know - it's actually spring where I live. But with an abundance of fluoro orange and black plastic Halloween decorations threatening to overwhelm my decor (Who am I kidding? My home looks like the inside of Toys r Us after the Boxing Day sales), ahem, I thought it would be pleasant to incorporate… Continue reading Decorative Autumn Leaf Garland craft activity.
"Out of the Box is a wonderful way for parents to encourage children to love the arts and to grow up to be creative leaders and future problem solvers." - Chief Executive, QPAC, John Kotzas The first time I visited The Out of the Box Festival was back in 2008, with my class of enthusiastic and… Continue reading Outing Preview: Out of the Box Festival, QPAC
My husband pulls the most adorable (and totally transparent) Lying Face. I can't tell you exactly what this entails, because...well...then he would know how to stop the Lying Face and I'd never catch him lying again! Der!Not that he's big on fibbing. He's the most truthful, direct person I know and that's just one of the main… Continue reading The Lying Face.
My little guys and I made these this week. I adapted an idea I'd seen on Pinterest where the crafter used empty thread spools (these looked really quaint). Unfortunately we didn't have any of those. But we did have plastic shot glasses (jelly shot, anyone?) in the very back corner of our pantry, and… Continue reading Paper Flowers for Mother’s Day