Activities for Kids
Activities for kids, printables for teachers and parents, lunch ideas, appreciation gifts ideas. A collection of tools and ideas for kids and parents to enjoy…
We love playing games at my house and have found some of the Best Family Board Games out there. But every once in a while I want to switch things up for a new game for my kids to play. I started looking online for some fun printable games for kids that I could get right from home, and I found some that look like a TON of fun !Here are 25 fun printable games for kids that you can print right at home – most of them only require a printer and some paper!
Painting with Wheels: Easy Action Art Activity for Kids Painting with wheels is a favorite action art activity here at The Artful Parent. It’s great for toddlers (and big kids too!) to explore painting in a new way. So get some paint and watch as a car, digger, train (you name it!) creates colorful tracks.
If you have extra mint cases around your home, take a look at these Upcycled Altoids Tin Ideas. Creative hacks, tips and uses for travel, play, and display. #FrugalCouponLiving #Altoids #AltoidsTin #AltoidsMints #Upcycle #upcycled #upcyclecrafts #AltoidsCrafts #Mintcase #MintTinCraft #upcycledaltoids
These free printable board games for kids are a great resource for learning at home or in school. A simple way to increase your board game collection! #printables #boardgames #kidsgames #kidsactivities #parenting #teaching #preschool #kidsplay #playbasedlearning #socialskillsgroup #viewsfromastepstool
Blow Painting with Straws + How to Video We recently revisited blow painting, and had so much fun with it! Day after day after day. We had the activity set up at the studio table for over a week and every day, multiple times per day, various configurations of kids and adults would be in there blowing paint around paper with a straw. It’s kind of funny to watch, super satisfying to do, and the results are always interesting.
Toddler Art Ideas – 50+ Creative Art & Play Activities for Toddlers Here at The Artful Parent, we often receive requests for art ideas for toddlers and creative activities for toddlers. Toddlers are known for their high energy and short attention spans, along with their amazing ability to quickly acquire new skills; often after much persistence and with big, proud smiles at their accomplishments.
Splatter Painting with Kids - Crazy Good Fun for All Ages! The best thing about splatter painting is it’s versatile! You can do it: Small or big On paper, canvas, or cardboard With watercolors, tempera, or acrylics With toddlers, preschoolers, big kids, and even adults Plus I’ll share some ideas for what to do with your finished splatter art.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar puppet is an easy caterpillar craft inspired by popular children's book. A DIY toy that kids can make and use for puppet shows, pretend or imaginative play, in story baskets, and as an addition to a butterfly theme or study unit. They also make great birthday party favors! #KidsCraft #DIYforKids #DIYToy #HungryCaterpillar #PartyFavor
Invite children to use their fingers and thumbs to make Fingerprint Art Glass Magnets. Thumbprint art glass magnets are an easy craft for kids and a simple homemade gift idea kids can make for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Birthdays and Christmas. | #RhythmsOfPlay #KidsCraft #FingerprintArt #GiftIdea #HomemadeGift #DIYGlassMagnets #MothersDayGift #FathersDayGift #DIYGift
How to Draw Wonder Woman One of the most beloved and iconic DC Super Heroes of all time, Wonder Woman has stood for nearly eighty years as a symbol of truth, justice and equality. She is a founding member of the Justice League and said to be as beautiful as Aphrodite, wise as Athena, swifter than Hermes, and stronger than Hercules. Raised on the Paradise Island, Diana is an Amazon, like the figures of Greek legend, and her people’s gift to humanity.
Learn how to draw an easy caterpillar that has extra squishy looking sections. A little shading along the edges adds some extra dimension. A caterpillar is the larva of a butterfly or moth which has a segmented wormlike body and legs. Caterpillars may be hairy, have bright colors to scare away predators, or be colored to resemble their surroundings. In short, there are many different kinds so a drawing of one can look many different ways.
This Walking Ant Craft is sure to delight kids and inspire lots of imaginative play. These ant puppets are easy to make with the printable template and nice and chunky for little hands. Make your paper ant craft move by gently twisting your wrist from side to side. #kidscraftroom #kidscrafts #antcrafts #ants #puppets #puppetcrafts #papercrafts #printablecrafts
16 Printable Art Activities for Kids All except one are free, and the one exception is still super cheap .My aim was to think beyond coloring pages and find printable art activities that encourage creativity. Or, as in the case of the color and shape printables, provide art skills and knowledge. I hope you and your children have fun with these!