Crafts For Kids

Art with Alyssa: Earth Monoprints

Art with Alyssa: Earth Monoprints

Celebrate Earth Day by doing an art project at home and participating in local Earth Day events around San Diego. Discussion Points for Teachers/Parents How to take care of the planet—Reduce, . . .

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Earth Day Flower Art

Earth Day Flower Art

Celebrate Earth Day by creating a cute flower picture made from nature items and food coloring.Remember: never pick items from plants; use what’s already fallen on the ground! Looking for . . .

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Earth Day Posters

Earth Day Posters

Celebrate and promote Earth Day (April 22) with the kids by making posters from recycled newspapers and magazines.Supplies Old newspapers and magazines Red, blue and green watercolors, craft pa . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Recycled Paper Bowl

Art with Alyssa: Recycled Paper Bowl

Not sure what to do with all those old magazines? Get creative and turn the pages into paper bowls or coasters! This is a great project to celebrate Earth Day – or just a fun way to spend a lazy a . . .

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Art with Alyssa: Nature's Paintbrushes

Art with Alyssa: Nature's Paintbrushes

Create beautiful outdoor art using homemade paintbrushes from plants and items found in nature.Tips for Teachers/ParentsTeach children to respect living plants and only use found or discarded flower . . .

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Bunny & Baby Chick Treat Bags

Bunny & Baby Chick Treat Bags

  Surprise friends, classmates or teammates with festive treat bags filled with candy or snack crackers. Perfect for Easter or any springtime celebration! Materials 8½ x 11” cardstock i . . .

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Fringed Easter Friends

Fringed Easter Friends

Craft some quick, easy and super cute Easter friends with crepe paper rolls!SuppliesSheet of card stock or cereal boxCrepe paper roll(s) in desired color(s)Small scraps of colored paperYarn, buttons . . .

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Burlap Bunny Treat Bags

Burlap Bunny Treat Bags

These cute burlap bunnies are fun to create and fill with treats, making them perfect for friends or classmates! Kids can participate in assembling or decorating these treat filled easter decoration . . .

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Elegant Foam Easter Eggs

Elegant Foam Easter Eggs

  These fancy eggs are great for gifts or extra-special Easter decorations, and kids can make them with just a handful of inexpensive craft items. Supplies: Craft foam sheetBeads, sequins, glit . . .

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Easter Egg Decor

Easter Egg Decor

Decorate real eggs this Easter to look like sweet treats such as cupcakes, lollipops and wrapped candies. SuppliesEggsEgg decorating kit/dye of choiceSmall pieces of colored and clear cellophaneBake . . .

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Rainbow Bunny

Rainbow Bunny

  There’s no need to buy expensive craft sand for this project; your kids can turn common items from the kitchen cupboard into this colorful bunny in just a few fun steps! Not only will they m . . .

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Juice Box Bunny

Juice Box Bunny

Keep that empty juice box out of the trash, and use it to make a super cute spring friend! Supplies: Empty juice boxScraps of fabricScraps of felt1 cottonballSmall piece of thin cardboardDouble-sid . . .

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