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under the sea arts and crafts for kids

An Ocean Theme or Preschool Unit is always a winner with kids. There are so many interesting underwater sea creatures for kids to have fun making and learning about. We have pulled together the best under the sea arts and crafts is our ultimate list below. Kick off crafting with the biggest mammal in the ocean and make a Paper Plate Whale. Jelly fish are such interesting creatures and  fun to make. Especially this Jelly Fish Recycle Craft and our favourite ocean craft of all these Bubble Wrap Jelly… Read More

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We were so excited to learn about the newly discovered classic Dr Seuss story, What Pet Should I Get?  We just had to come up with a fun preschool craft to do after reading the story, so we made our very own paper plate pets (they are so much easier to look after than the real thing). This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. What Pet Should I Get? is a must have read for all Dr Seuss fans! It charts the story of a brother and sister… Read More

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Penguin Winter Art Project for Kids

There is nothing more beautiful than Kid-Made Art. Let your child take control in this Penguin Winter Art Project and watch as they create their own unique Penguins.  Penguins are so adorable and my son has become fascinated with them after studying them for a winter project in school. In class they had all cut out and made very simple Penguin collages, as part of their project. He was keen to share this idea and take it further at home with his big brother after… Read More

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Cupcake liner duck craft

Raid your baking supplies and make a super cute duck craft with your colorful cupcake liners. My daughter has a slight obsession with ducks right now. She campaigned hard for a duck themed birthday cake and well I gave it my best shot. We even bought rubber ducks for the party favors as well. They were a huge hit. Bella is still playing with hers and  brought them along on a recent "Paddling Pool Play date" to swim alongside her. So when it came to… Read More

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20 + Zoo Crafts for Kids

Zoo animals! Kids love going to the zoo to see and learn about different animals. And making Zoo Crafts when you get home is a great way to extend the fun.! A zoo theme/study unit is also perfect for preschoolers. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Get started with these adorable Giraffe Activities. We love these Bubble Wrap Giraffes, Fingerprint Giraffes and Finger Puppet Giraffes. These  Zoo Animal Pom Poms could be used as decoration for a nursery or as soft toys for kids… Read More

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Bug activities are a brilliant theme to do with kids of all ages! Here are some of the best bugs activities for kids from around the web! Invitations to create are a fun way to spark your children's imaginations, try this Create a Bug activity. Make cute Honey Bees, Egg Carton Ladybugs or Eric Carle Inspired Ladybugs! Reuse recyclables and make Bottle Cap Bugs or Plastic Spoon Bugs. Turn paper plates into mini beasts. Teach symmetry with this colourful Butterfly Symmetry Craft. Stone Bugs pretty up any garden bed or make your own adorable Bookmark Buddies. Have some fun with Fly Swatter Painting… Read More

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farm animal arts and crafts for kids

Who doesn't like farm animals? Farm animal crafts for kids are so much fun, especially for the younger kids when you are doing a Farm animal theme in preschool or at home. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience and at no extra cost to you. Here are some very cute farm animal crafts for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy. There older siblings will probably be tempted to have a go as well! Make some Farm Animal Puppets using wooden spoons to use along with the rhyme Old… Read More

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What is your child's favourite animal? My 7 year old son is mad about hedgehogs, so we have been enjoying lots of prickly fun at home. He has been online finding out lots of fun hedgehog facts to go into his "Animal Report: Hedgehogs" and I set up a simple Play dough Hedgehog activity for him to enjoy with his younger siblings after school. You will need: 2 cups of flour 1 cup of salt 1 tbs oil approx 1 cup of warm water Cocoa… Read More

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Are you a spider lover or a spider hater? Don't worry if you are the later because these cute Spider Crafts for kids won't jump out and scare you! Love them or loathe them, making pretend Spiders is a fun activity to do with your kids at anytime of the year.But it is especially fun in the run up to Halloween. Pretend Spiders come in all shapes and sizes and can be made from a number of materials that you may already have at home… Read More

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Autumn Owl Leaf Collage

Are your kids reluctant to get outdoors now it's turning chilly? Engage them on a nature walk with the task of collecting leaves to make this awesome Owl Leaf Collage. I decided to give Liam a break from a learning activity for this 2nd Grade Blogging Team project. Our theme for the week is leaves, so I set Liam a leaf art challenge. I asked him to make an owl collage using the leaves we had collected on a recent nature walk. We did manage… Read More

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